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

Health and safety promotion [Matricole dispari] (2019/2020)

Course code
4S000035
Credits
7
Coordinator
Laura Battistoni

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
MICROBIOLOGIA CLINICA 2 MED/07-MICROBIOLOGY AND CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY INF VR - 1° anno 2° sem Davide Gibellini
METODOLOGIA EPIDEMIOLOGICA, IGIENE E PROBLEMI PRIORITARI DI SALUTE 2 MED/42-HYGIENE AND PUBLIC HEALTH INF VR - 1° anno 2° sem Francesca Moretti
PROMOZIONE DELLA SALUTE E DELLA SICUREZZA IN CONTESTI ASSISTENZIALI 2 MED/45-NURSING INF VR - 1° anno 2° sem Laura Battistoni
SICUREZZA NEGLI AMBIENTI DI LAVORO 1 MED/44-OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE INF VR - 1° anno 2° sem Cecilia Arici

Learning outcomes

The course introduces the student to the understanding of the determinants of health. It aims to know how to deal with risk factors applying prevention strategies both at the individual and collective level. It also aims to understand the causes, the pathogenic mechanisms, and methods of prevention and control of infectious disease MICROBIOLOGY AND CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY: The student should know the structural and biological properties of bacteria, fungi, protozoa and viruses and the related mechanism of pathogenesis. Moreover, the student should know the major microorganisms involved in infectious diseases and the methods of infection diagnosis. HYGIENE AND PUBLIC HEALTH (METODOLOGIA EPIDEMIOLOGICA E IGIENE GENERALE): At the end of the course the student should be able to accomplish the following objectives: -acknowledge determinants of health and risk factors of disease -acknowledge both individual and collective prevention strategies of diseases -understanding interventions aimed at promoting the safety of health workers and patients/citizens. -understanding the causes, pathogenetic mechanisms and methods of prevention and control of infection diseases NURSING (PROMOZIONE DELLA SALUTE E DELLA SICUREZZA IN CONTESTI ASSISTENZIALI): The course introduces the student to the understanding of the determinants of health, risk factors, prevention strategies both individual and collective, and of interventions to promote the health and safety of their users. It also aims to understand the causes, the pathogenic mechanisms, and methods of prevention and control of infectious diseases. OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE (SICUREZZA NEGLI AMBIENTI DI LAVORO): To acquire basic knowledge and understanding on health and safety prevention and health promotion and management in workplaces. To acquire, through field examples, knowledge and understanding about general principles of occupational health, risk assessment, health surveillance, fitness for work, health education, legislation, with reference to different risk factors (e.g., chemicals, physical agents, biohazards, ergonomics, organization and psychosocial factors, injuries). Attention will be dedicated to let the student acquire knowledge and understanding about the roles of the different professionals and institutions committed to prevention. The student will acquire knowledge and awareness on the main risk factors, adverse effects and their prevention in the professional activities of nursing and will gain awareness on the role of nurse in educating persons on health and safety issues in workplaces.

Syllabus

The infections related to care processes: epidemiology, localization, etiology, transmission routes Epidemiological surveillance and interventions to stop the chain of infection • Standard precautions Hand hygiene - Indications and technique of washing hands - Indications and technique of surgical hand Barrier measures - Use of gloves - Use of the visor / goggles - use surgical mask Antiseptics - Characteristics of products (chlorhexidine, types of solutions and concentrations, amuchina, povidone-iodine, time, keeping, deadlines) • The Deans Management, Tools and Equipment - The classification of the principals in a critical, semi-critical and non-critical. - Decontamination, cleaning, - Processes and disinfection practices, - Sterilization Processes, - Types of disinfectants (chlorine and derivatives polyphenols) - Criteria of effectiveness of disinfection high level to instruments that can not be sterilized (concentration, time, temperature) - Some operational contextualisation as the management of shopping therapy, the material for the hygiene of the patient, the sterile field, use of sterile gloves.. • Disposal of the different types of waste • Lingerie management • Principles and environmental health criteria • Health education to patients and visitors • Additional precautions for transmission by contact - Guidelines for the adoption of contact precautions; - Correct use of additional security devices contact: coat, gloves, patient positioning, patient and family education. • Additional precautions for transmission by air - Indications for taking precautions by air; - Correct use of additional security devices: FFP2-FFP3 masks. • Additional precautions for the transmission for Droplet - Guidelines for the adoption of precautions for droplet; - Correct use of additional security devices: surgical mask; Respiratory hygiene / cough etiquette Bibliografia:Saiani e Brugnolli. Trattato di Cure Infermieristiche, 2011, Ed. Sorbona Napoli

Assessment methods and criteria

Writing Test

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Saiani L, Brugnolli A Trattato Cure Infermieristiche Idelson Gnocchi 2014
Eudes Lanciotti Microbiologia clinica (Edizione 4) Ambrosiana 2017 9798808181855
Murray, Rosenthal, Pfaller Microbiologia Medica (Edizione 8) Edra 2017 882144144X
La Placa Principi di Microbiologia Medica Edises 2014
Cesare Meloni Igiene per le lauree delle professioni sanitarie Casa Editrice Abrosiana 2009
Ricciardi-Angelillo-Brusaferro-De Giusti-De Vito-Moscato-Pavia-Siliquini-Villari Igiene per le professioni sanitarie (Edizione 1) Idelson-Gnocchi 2015 978-88-7947-590-7
F. Tomei, S.M. Candura, N. Sannolo, P. Sartorelli, G. Costa, L. Perbellini, F. Larese Filon, P. Maestrelli, A. Magrini, G.B. Bartolucci, S. Ricci Manuale di Medicina del Lavoro Piccin Nuova libraria S.p.A., Padova 2018 978-88-299-2902-3
Docente - Dott.ssa Cecilia Arici Materiale didattico/bibliografia (come da elenco sopraindicato) fornito dal docente durante il corso, tramite la piattaforma e-Learning (Moodle) di Ateneo / 2019




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