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

Maternal and paediatric nursing care - PEDIATRIA

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Name of lecturer
Marco Zaffanello
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INF VI - 3° anno 2° sem dal Feb 3, 2020 al Mar 27, 2020.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course introduces the student to the educational, clinical and care aspects in the pediatric age.


- Physical and functional characteristics of the newborn at term and neonatal screening - Psychomotor development and growth - Auxometric parameters (range based on age, percentiles)   Clinical peculiarities and diagnostic hypotheses in pathologies - gastroenteritis - urinary tract infections - bronchiolitis - pneumonia - allergy and asthma - thermoregulation system in the newborn and in the child and febrile convulsions

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Badon - Cesaro Assistenza infermieristica in pediatria (Edizione 2) Casa Editrice Ambrosiana 2015 978-88-08-18360-6

Assessment methods and criteria

Writing Test (multiple choice questions)

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