Bachelor's degree in Nursing (to qualify as a nurse) (Verona)

Chronic clinical nursing care [Matricole pari] - INFERMIERISTICA CLINICA NELLA CRONICITA'

Course code
Name of lecturer
Milena Pisani
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
INF VR - 2° anno 2° sem dal Apr 26, 2017 al Jun 16, 2017.

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Lesson timetable

INF VR - 2° anno 2° sem

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Learning outcomes

Learning Outcomes
(knowledge and skills acquired)

The teaching aims to analyze some physiopathologic , clinical and helpful aspects related to priority health problems, selected for their epidemiological and exemplarity importance, in a clinical instability’s situation and in a chronic disease/disability. It considers the changes due to people’s ageing and to the chronic-degenerative disease’s problems increasing. The approach focuses on management and identification of existing and possible problems’, considering various helpful contests and self-care abilities’ promotion and development


Chronic disease and self-doing: ADL (Activities of daily living)
Falls’ prevention and management
Cognitive condition and cognitive disturbs. Delirium
Assistance to the person with Alzheimer desease
Assistance and education to the person with first 24-hour stroke and post-stroke
The care of the main problems of the diabetic person
Assistance and education to the person with Parkinson's Disease

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Vanzetta M. Il paziente neurologico, assistenza relazione, educazione Mc-Graw Hill: Milano. 2007
Brunner Suddarth Infermieristica medico-chirurgica Ambrosiana 2017
Saiani, L., Brugnolli, A. Trattato di cure infermieristiche (Edizione 2) Idelson-Gnocchi 2014 978-88-7947-576-1

Assessment methods and criteria

Writing Test


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