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

Health and safety promotion - PROMOZIONE DELLA SALUTE E DELLA SICUREZZA IN CONTESTI ASSISTENZIALI

Course code
4S000035
Name of lecturer
Barbara Tescaro
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
MED/45 - NURSING
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
INF VI - 1° anno 2° sem dal Feb 1, 2017 al Mar 31, 2017.

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Lesson timetable

INF VI - 1° anno 2° sem

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Learning outcomes

Learning Outcomes
(knowledge and skills acquired)

The course introduces the student to the understanding of the determinants of health, risk factors, prevention strategies both individual and collective, and of interventions to promote the health and safety of their users. It also aims to understand the causes, the pathogenic mechanisms, and methods of prevention and control of infectious diseases.

Syllabus

Syllabus

• The infections related to care processes:
epidemiology, localization, etiology, transmission routes
Epidemiological surveillance and interventions to stop the chain of infection
• Standard precautions
Hand hygiene
- Indications and technique of washing hands
- Indications and technique of surgical hand
Barrier measures
- Use of gloves
- Use of the visor / goggles - use surgical mask
Antiseptics
- Characteristics of products (chlorhexidine, types of solutions and concentrations, amuchina, povidone-iodine, time, keeping, deadlines)
• The Deans Management, Tools and Equipment
- The classification of the principals in a critical, semi-critical and non-critical.
- Decontamination, cleaning,
- Processes and disinfection practices,
- Sterilization Processes,
- Types of disinfectants (chlorine and derivatives polyphenols)
- Criteria of effectiveness of disinfection high level to instruments that can not be sterilized (concentration, time, temperature)
- Some operational contextualisation as the management of shopping therapy, the material for the hygiene of the patient, the sterile field, use of sterile gloves..
• Disposal of the different types of waste
• Lingerie management

• Principles and environmental health criteria
• Health education to patients and visitors
• Additional precautions for transmission by contact
- Guidelines for the adoption of contact precautions;
- Correct use of additional security devices contact: coat, gloves, patient positioning, patient and family education.
• Additional precautions for transmission by air
- Indications for taking precautions by air;
- Correct use of additional security devices: FFP2-FFP3 masks.
• Additional precautions for the transmission for Droplet
- Guidelines for the adoption of precautions for droplet;
- Correct use of additional security devices: surgical mask;
- Respiratory hygiene / cough etiquette

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Saiani, L., Brugnolli, A. Trattato di cure infermieristiche (Edizione 2) Idelson-Gnocchi 2014 978-88-7947-576-1

Assessment methods and criteria

Assessment methods

Writing Test

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017






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