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

Clinical nursing care in surgical area [Matricole pari] - INFERMIERISTICA CLINICA CHIRURGICA

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Name of lecturer
Laura Messina
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INF VR - 2° anno 2° sem dal Apr 29, 2019 al Jun 28, 2019.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The teaching aim to examine in depth various important clinical situation in a supporting view, developing it with a surgical and nursing approach. Patient’s problems will be token on considering their evolution, the patient’s rational evaluation and the choice of helpful caring based on evidences, pertinence and patient’s needs.


Intraoperative nursing
Nursing management of postoperative complications: PONV, delirium, ileus, , urine retention, hypotension
Postoperative patient’s management: early mobilization, maintaining fluid balance, early intake of oral fluids an solids, multimodal pain control
Stomiatoidic patient’s support and education
Limb-immobilized patient’s support and education
Clinical pathways in mastectomy/hemicolectomy/gastrectomy and patient with hip prosthesis

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Brunner Suddarth Infermieristica medico-chirurgica Ambrosiana 2017
Saiani L, Brugnolli A Trattato Cure Infermieristiche Idelson Gnocchi 2014

Assessment methods and criteria

Written test: multiple choice question/open questions


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