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

Clinical nursing care in medical area [Matricole dispari] - PNEUMOLOGIA

Course code
Name of lecturer
Diego Giongo
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
INF VR - 2° anno 1° sem dal Oct 1, 2019 al Dec 20, 2019.

To show the organization of the course that includes this module, follow this link * Course organization

Lesson timetable

Go to lesson schedule

Learning outcomes

The course objective is to provide the student with a strong knowledge basis on the main pathologies in the pulmonary field, as well as concepts on diagnostics for clinical and instrumental assessment. Particular attention will be given to the nursing aspects fo the topics addressed by the course.


The course in Pulmonology for the academic year 2017/18 will be focused on the following topics:
1) Introduction to respiratory apparatus pathologies and diagnosis;
2) Acute respiratory insufficiency and nurse's role;
3) Chronic respiratory insufficiency and long-term oxygen-therapy;
4) Chronic Obstructive Bronchopneumopathy and OSAS;
5) Bronchial asthma;
6) Non-invasive ventilation support;
7) Community pneumonia and antibiotic therapy.
8) pneumothorax

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
A. Brugnolli, L. Saiani Trattato di Medicina e Infermieristica "Un approccio di cure Integrate" (Edizione 1) SORBONA 2017 9788879476379

Assessment methods and criteria

The final examination consists of a written test comprising 15 multiple-choice queries (at lease 1 query per topic addressed during the course)

© 2002 - 2019  Verona University
Via dell'Artigliere 8, 37129 Verona  |  P. I.V.A. 01541040232  |  C. FISCALE 93009870234
Statistics  |  Credits