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

Chronic clinical nursing care (2019/2020)

Course code
4S000109
Credits
8
Coordinator
Alberto Gajofatto

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
GERIATRIA 1 MED/09-INTERNAL MEDICINE INF BZ - 2° anno 2° sem Franziska Ebner
MEDICINA RIABILITATIVA 1 MED/34-PHYSICAL AND REHABILITATION MEDICINE INF BZ - 2° anno 2° sem Arrigo Baldo
INFERMIERISTICA CLINICA NELLA CRONICITA' 2 MED/45-NURSING INF BZ - 2° anno 2° sem Astrid Kustatscher
INFERMIERISTICA CLINICA IN MEDICINA E CURE PALLIATIVE 1 MED/45-NURSING INF BZ - 2° anno 2° sem Irmgard Spiess
ENDOCRINOLOGIA 1 MED/13-ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM INF BZ - 2° anno 2° sem Sylvia Lintner
MEDICINA INTERNA 1 MED/09-INTERNAL MEDICINE INF BZ - 2° anno 2° sem Cristiano Fava
NEUROLOGIA 1 MED/26-NEUROLOGY INF BZ - 2° anno 2° sem Alberto Gajofatto

Learning outcomes

The course aims to investigate physio pathological, clinical and care aspects of some important health problems selected considering their epidemiological relevance and feature in situation of clinical instability but above all in chronicity/disability. The course considers changes deriving from aging and increase of chronic degenerative problems. The approach focuses on the recognition and management of current and potential problems with a view to continuity in different care settings and on development of competencies and self-care skills.

Syllabus

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MM: GERIATRIA
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Ageing physiologic process aspects Multidimensional geriatric assessment and services net Confused stated (Delirium, anxiety, aggressive behaviour) physiopathology and pharmacological treatment Dementia Old men malnutrition´s specificity Multidrug treatment
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MM: MEDICINA RIABILITATIVA
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MM: INFERMIERISTICA CLINICA NELLA CRONICITA'
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MM: INFERMIERISTICA CLINICA IN MEDICINA E CURE PALLIATIVE
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MM: ENDOCRINOLOGIA
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DIABETES MELLITUS: epidemiology, classification, biosynthesis-secretion-action of insulin, criteria for diagnosis, screening, type 1 diabetes: pathogenesis and therapy, type 2 diabetes: pathogenesis and therapy, gestational diabetes, acute complications: lactic acidosis, hyperosmolar coma, ketoacidosis, hypoglycaemia, chronic complications THYROID: Hypo- and hyperthyroidism (pathogenesis, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment) Hypo- and hyperparathyroidism
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MM: MEDICINA INTERNA
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MM: NEUROLOGIA
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Assessment methods and criteria

Multiple choice test plus open questions for the nursing program

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Lutz Michael Drach, Walter Hewer, Christine Thomas Delir beim alten Menschen: Grundlagen-Diagnostik-Therapie-Prävention (Edizione 7) Kohlhammer 2016 3170216171
Manfred Hafner Geriatrische Krankheitslehre Teil 1: Psychiatrische und neurologische Syndrome (Edizione 3) Hogrefe 2013 978-3-456-84204-2
Ottavio Bosello, Mauro Zamboni Manuale di Gerontologia e Geriatria (Edizione 1) 978-88-299-2094-5 2011
Martin Willkomm Praktische Geriatrie (Edizione 2) Thieme 2016 9783131697820
Johannes Pantel; Johannes Schröder; Cornelius Bollheimer; Cornel Sieber; Andreas Kruse Praxishandbuch Altersmedizin (Edizione 1) Kohlhammer 2014 978-3-17-021756-0
Hien-Böhm Diabetes-Handbuch (Edizione 7) Springer Verlag 2013
Gerd Herold Innere Medizin Herold, Gerd 2018 978-3-9814660-5-8




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