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

Chronic clinical nursing care - GERIATRIA

Course code
4S000109
Name of lecturer
Franziska Ebner
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
MED/09 - INTERNAL MEDICINE
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
BOLZANO
Period
INF BZ - 2° anno 2° sem dal Apr 20, 2020 al Jun 8, 2020.

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Learning outcomes

The teaching aims to analyze some physiopathologic, clinical and helpful aspects related to priority health problems, selected for their epidemiological and exemplarity importance, in a clinical instability´s situation and in a chronic disease/disability. It considers the changes due to people´s ageing and to the chronic-degenerative disease´s problems increasing. The approach focuses on management and identification of existing and possible problems´, considering various helpful contests and self-care abilities´ promotion and development.

Syllabus

Ageing physiologic process aspects
Multidimensional geriatric assessment and services net
Confused stated (Delirium, anxiety, aggressive behaviour) physiopathology and pharmacological treatment
Dementia
Old men malnutrition´s specificity
Multidrug treatment

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Lutz Michael Drach, Walter Hewer, Christine Thomas Delir beim alten Menschen: Grundlagen-Diagnostik-Therapie-Prävention (Edizione 7) Kohlhammer 2016 3170216171
Manfred Hafner Geriatrische Krankheitslehre Teil 1: Psychiatrische und neurologische Syndrome (Edizione 3) Hogrefe 2013 978-3-456-84204-2
Ottavio Bosello, Mauro Zamboni Manuale di Gerontologia e Geriatria (Edizione 1) 978-88-299-2094-5 2011
Martin Willkomm Praktische Geriatrie (Edizione 2) Thieme 2016 9783131697820
Johannes Pantel; Johannes Schröder; Cornelius Bollheimer; Cornel Sieber; Andreas Kruse Praxishandbuch Altersmedizin (Edizione 1) Kohlhammer 2014 978-3-17-021756-0

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