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

Critical nursing care - CHIRURGIA D'URGENZA

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Name of lecturer
Stefan Patauner
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INF BZ - 3° anno 1° sem dal Oct 1, 2019 al Jan 31, 2020.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course aims to study the physiopathological, clinical and nursing aspects in emergency situation, selected on their epidemiological and paradigmatic importance in different situations (territory, hospital, home).
The course is focused on risk´s individuation, on intervention´s complexity and compliance and on patient´s urgent and complex nursing need identifying the priorities.


Approach to patient with severe abdomen´s pain
Acute abdomen
- intestinal infarction
- abdominale trauma with liver, spleen lesions
- pancreatitis

Etiology, diagnostic and surgical approach to the patients with_
- esophagu´s disease, esophagus and stomach cancer and it´s complications
- severe gastrointestinal hemorrhages
- pulmonary oncological disease
- surgical disease of the pleura (empyema)
- thoracic trauma with hemothorax and/or pneumothorax

Assessment methods and criteria

written exam, multiple choice

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