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

Clinical nursing care in medical area [Matricole dispari] - MALATTIE CARDIOVASCOLARI

Course code
4S000100
Name of lecturer
Flavio Luciano Ribichini
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
MED/11 - CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
INF VR - 2° anno 1° sem dal Oct 1, 2019 al Dec 20, 2019.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

To provide the basis of the principal cardiovascular diseases, their clinical presentation and diagnostic methods.

Syllabus

Course table of contents

Chapter 1
Anatomy of the heart and vessels

Chapter 2
Cardiovascular physiology, and bases of hemodynamics
The cardiac cycle
Bases of electrocardiography
Pulmonary gas exchange
Tissue perfusion

Chapter 3
Diagnostic techniques based on physiopathology
Electrocardiogram, stress test and Holter-loop recorder
Chest X-ray and CT scan
Echocardiogram
SPECT

Chapter 4
Ischemic heart disease
Epidemiology and risk factors
Atherosclerosis and chronic coronary artery disease
Acute coronary syndromes
Acute myocardial infarction
Myocardial revascularization techniques

Chapter 5
Basis of electrocardiography
Syncope and arrhythmias
Syncope
Brady and tachy arrhythmias

Chapter 6
Heart failure, heart valve disease and cardiomyopathies
Cardiac dyspnea
Right and left heart failure
Cardiomyopathies
Valve heart disease

Chapter 7
Invasive Cardiology

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Catanzariti Dispense di cardiologia 2017

Assessment methods and criteria

Written multiple choice





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