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

Clinical nursing care in surgical area - ORTOPEDIA E TRAUMATOLOGIA

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Name of lecturer
Lukas Johannes Valtiner
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
INF BZ - 2° anno 2° sem dal Apr 20, 2020 al Jun 8, 2020.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

Introduction in orthopedics and traumatology
Knowledge of common pathologies
Introduction to nursing in the treatment of patients with traumatological and orthopedic pathologies


Definition and objective examination of major skeletal muscle or soft tissues lesions (distortion, dislocation, etc.)
Incidence, etiology, healing stages, complications in fracture treatment, (in particular femoral fractures)
Hip, knee and shoulder disorders, with particular reference to hip, knee and shoulder prosthesis
Polifractured patient approach
(Pelvic lesions etc ..)
Approach and treatment of child bone fractures

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Frank H. Netter Netters Orthopädie  
Peter Reuter Springer Lexikon Medizin (Edizione 1) Springer 2004 ISBN-10: 3540204121
Nikolaus Wülker Taschenlehrbuch Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie (Edizione 3) Thieme 2015 ISBN-10: 3131299738

Assessment methods and criteria

written (multiple choice) / oral

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