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

Critical nursing care [Matricole pari] - INFERMIERISTICA CHIRURGICA SPECIALISTICA

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Name of lecturer
Juri Salazzari
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
INF VR - 3° anno 1° sem dal Oct 17, 2016 al Dec 22, 2016.

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Lesson timetable

INF VR - 3° anno 1° sem

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Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to investigate physiopathologic, clinical and emergency aspects of emergency / emergency situations selected according to their epidemiological relevance and exemplarity in different contexts (territory, domicile, hospital); Focuses on identifying the risks and the complexity of interventions and post-intervention complications and on the patient's urgency and complexity by identifying intervention priorities
The MOD: SPECIALIST SURGICAL NURSING aims to provide the student with the contents and methodologies of the patient working in chest and cardiac surgery


Pleural space - nursing, educatio e riabilitation in toracic surgery. approach by toracotomy and Video assisted Thoracoscopy surgery. Pain treatment. Follow up
Nursing of the chest drain tube and plaural drainage. Indication of inserction of chest tube in PNX and pleural effusion.

Nursing approach to the patient operated in sternotomy - By pass - Valve illness - Aortic dissection - perioperative nursing - CEC - post-operative complications - anticoagulant therapy - post-operative rehabilitation.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Gentili A., Nastasi M., Rigon L.A., Silvestri C., Manganelli P. Il Paziente critico: clinica ed infermieristica in Anestesia e Rianimazione Casa Ed. Ambrosiana, Milano. 1997
Smelzer SC, Bare BG Nursing Medico Chirurgico - Brunner e Suddarth 1 Casa Ed. Ambrosiana, Milano 2017 8840811893

Assessment methods and criteria

As a shared teaching program with the Teaching Coordinator


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