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

Clinical nursing care in medical area - MALATTIE INFETTIVE

Course code
4S000100
Name of lecturer
Anna Maria Azzini
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
MED/17 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
INF VI - 2° anno 1° sem dal Oct 1, 2019 al Dec 20, 2019.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The objective of the Infectious Diseases Module is to clarify in the first place the difference between infection / colonization and infectious disease. In detail, epidemiology, etiology, transmission modalities, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, prevention and hints of therapy of HIV infections, HAV, HBV, HCV, M.tuberculosis will be considered. Bacterial meningitis and enteritis will also be addressed. Finally, health-care associated infections will be addressed in their entirety, with a particular focus on CVC-related bacteraemia and on the importance of hard-hygiene with an alcohol -based solution for the prevention of these infections.

Syllabus

difference between infection and infectious disease
- HAV
- HBV
- HDV
- HCV
- HEV
- HIV
- post-exposure prophylaxis to HIV, HBV, HCV
- pulmonary and extra-pulmonary tuberculosis
- bacterial meningitis
- health- care associated infections (pneumonia, surgical site infections, urinary tract infections, CVC-related bacteraemia)

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Moroni M, Esposito R, Antinori S Malattie Infettive (Edizione 8) Edra- Masson 2014 882143690X

Assessment methods and criteria

multiple choice quiz





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