Master's degree in Nursing and Obstetrics (Verona)


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Name of lecturer
Dario Laquintana
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
LMSIO 2° ANNO 1° Semestre dal Oct 1, 2018 al Jan 18, 2019.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student will be able to:
to contribute to the development of new methods and models of organization of services and organizational processes
recognize the complexity of organizational-welfare changes and strategies to favor them
analyze the stages of a reorganization project of the nursing models of hospital and territorial units


The reference scenario: resources, assistance needs, the evolution of demand assessment models
o The aggregation of departments by areas and intensity of care and implications for nursing work
o The interdependence between the professional figures: the doctor-nurse relationships, both on the clinical level and in the organizational lines
o Systems for measuring assistance complexity and workloads
o Responsibility towards support staff: delegation and attribution
o The organizational models of care and their historical evolution
o Support operational tools
Destrebecq A, Terzoni S. Management infermieristico. Capitolo 3 - Carocci Faber - Roma
Orlandi C (a cura di) manuale di management per le professioni sanitarie. Capitolo 5 – Mc Graw Hill - Milano
Laquintana D. Gli strumenti operativi dell’assistenza nell’organizzazione: vantaggi e limiti ASSIST INFERM RIC 2014; 33: 203-207
Saiani L et al. Il dibattito sullo sviluppo di competenze specialistiche/avanzate degli infermieri. ASSIST INFERM RIC 2016; 35: 116-121
Laquintana D. La separazione tra clinica e assistenza o tra medici e infermieri? ASSIST INFERM RIC 2015; 34: 93-96
Assistenza Infermieristica e Ricerca – Temi e problemi del management infermieristico parte 1; volume 25(1), gennaio –marzo 2006
Marie Manthey La pratica del primary nursing. L'erogazione dell'assistenza basata sulle relazioni e guidata dalle risorse. Il Pensiero Scientifico Editore – Roma - Capitoli 3 e 4.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Marie Manthey La pratica del primary nursing. L'erogazione dell'assistenza basata sulle relazioni e guidata dalle risorse Il Pensiero Scientifico Editore - Roma 2008 978-88-490-0212-6

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam
Students are offered a case to be worked out with an organizational analysis and redesign of the care organization.


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