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ENGLISH DIVISION

NEUROLOGY 2017/2018

 

                                                                

The aim of the neurology course is preparing medical students to work as general practitioner (family doctor) and giving them basic neurological knowledge and information about advances in neurology.

Duration of the course: 3 weeks  from 8.00 am to 1.pm. 

number of teaching hours = 100 hours    seminars and practical classes                          

place of the course - Department of Neurology, Banacha str.1a, building D, ground floor,  room 4

TOPICS OF SEMINARS:

    1. Anatomy and physiology of the nervous system - repetition.
    2. Ischemic stroke
    3. Hemorrhagic strokes
    4. Motor neuron disease  and other diseases of the spinal cord 
    5. Muscle diseases 
    6. Disorders of the neuromuscular junction
    7. Peripheral neuropathies
    8. Demyelinating diseases 
    9. Tumors of the nervous system
    10.  Autonomic system disorders in neurology
    11.  Vertigo
    12. Traumatic lesions of the central nervous system
    13. Neurocritical care and brain death
    14. Headache
    15. Back pain
    16. Epilepsy
    17. Dementia
    18. Emergency in neurology
    19. Neurological signs and symptoms in systemic diseases
    20. How to choose diagnostic tools in neurology
    21. Electromyography as a diagnostic tool in neuromuscular disorders
    22. Doppler ultrasonography in cerebrovascular diseases
    23. Brain autopsy

PRACTICAL CLASSES: 

Practical training involves teaching of physical neurological examination, interpretation of diagnostic tests, and algorithms of diagnostic procedures as well as  demonstration of patients with selected neurologic diseases. 

 

ASSESMENT OF STUDENT  PERFORMANCE: 

On completion of the course students are expected to take a  coloquium (a test with 50 open and multiple choice questions). A minimum of 30 correct answers is needed to pass the test. Retake of  the coloquium can be taken only twicely. If  results of retake tests are negative student must repeat the neurology course.

After passing the colloquium students  are expected to take a final exam during summer exam session.Final exam lasts 2 hours and is a MCQ test composed of 100 questions. 

BASIC TEXBOOKS: 

  1. "Neurology and Neurosurgery Illustrated”  K.W.Lindsay, I.Bone. Churchill Livingstone 2010

COMPLEMENTARY TEXTBOOKS: 

  1. "Meritt’s Texbook of Neurology".L.P. Rowland ; Williams Wilkins 2005,
  2. "Adam's and Victor's Principles of Neurology". A Ropper, R Brown; McGrow-Hill 2005,
  3. "Mosby’s Color Atlas and Text of Neurology". Perkin DG; Times Mirrors Int. Publishers Ltd 1998

EXAM

Neurology exam  will be on Monday, January 29, 2018 at 10.00 a.m.

in Department of Pathology (aula) Pawinskiego Str. 7.