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
Location
VICENZA
Period
INF VI - 2° anno 1° sem dal Oct 3, 2016 al Dec 22, 2016.

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Lesson timetable

INF VI - 2° anno 1° sem

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Learning outcomes

The aim of the Infectious Diseases Module is to clarify first of all the difference between infection / colonization and infectious disease. In detail, epidemiology, etiology, transmission modalities, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of HIV, HAV, HBV, HCV, M.tuberculosis infections will be taken into consideration. Bacterial meningitis and enteritis will also be addressed. Finally, care-related infections will be addressed in their entirety, with a particular focus on CVC-related bacteremia and on the importance of hard-hygiene with hydro-alcoholic solution for the prevention of these infections.

Syllabus

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

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

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017






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