Course: Fundamentals of histology and organology

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Course title Fundamentals of histology and organology
Course code KCH/HIO
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Šlamborová Irena, doc. Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Basic orientation in histology and histology. 1. Cell organelles Eukaryotic cells - nucleus, membrane, cytoskeleton - structure, coloring 2. Epithelials - structure, classification, description, function of each type of epithelium, coloring, selected pathological changes 3. Covering epithelles - morphological classification, examples 4. Binders - ligament, cartilage, bone - structure, function, coloring, bone formation - ossification, selected pathological changes 5. Muscle tissue - Types of muscle tissue, structure, function, coloring 6. Blood and its composition - development of blood cells (white and red developmental line, development of platelets), staining of blood coats, selected pathological changes 7. Types of neurons, parts of multipolar neuron, glia in CNS and in peripheral system - structure, function Laboratory exercises, which will be primarily based on microscopy and drawing of permanent preparations, will be linked to the topic in the lectures.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Laboratory work, Lecture
  • Class attendance - 28 hours per semester
  • Preparation for formative assessments - 14 hours per semester
  • Preparation for exam - 16 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Get a basic overview in the field.
Theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the field.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam, Test

Active participation in exercises, protocol processing, 2 continuous tests - the result will be counted in the final mark.
Recommended literature
  • Martínek, J., Vacek, Z. Histologický atlas. Grada Publishing Praha, 2009.
  • Vajner, L. Uhlík, J, Konrádová, V. Lékařská histologie I.. Karolinum Praha, 2010.

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