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

Clinical nursing care in medical area - PNEUMOLOGIA

Course code
4S000100
Name of lecturer
Claudio Micheletto
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
MED/10 - RESPIRATORY DISEASES
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
LEGNAGO
Period
INF LEG - 2° anno 1° sem dal Oct 4, 2017 al Dec 21, 2017.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

Respiratory diseases are very frequent and with an high socio-economic impact. Among the top ten causes of hospitalization in the medical area they include acute respiratory failure, lung cancer, COPD and bronchial asthma. In any hospital ward, the nurse will be called to handle the oxygen therapy, inhalation therapy, mechanical ventilation, non-invasive and the most frequent diagnostic modalities, such as bronchoscopy or the placement of a pleural drainage.
The goal of Pneumology lessons is therefore to be able to recognize the signs and symptoms of the main apparatus respiratory diseases and how to handle them

Syllabus

1) ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLY OF THE LUNG
2) SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF RESPIRATORY DISEASES
3) BRONCHOSCOPY AND THORACOSCOPY
4) PHYSIOPATOLOGICAL METHODS
5) ASTHMA
6) NURSE RULES IN THE MANAGEMENT OF RESPIRATORY DISEASES
7) NON INVASIVE MECHANICAL VENTILATION
8) RESPIRATORY REHABILITATION
9) ENPHYSEMA
10) COPD
11) RESPIRATORY FAILURE
12) PLEUTITYS

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Antonelli Incalzi Raffaele Medicina Interna perScienze infermieristiche PICCIN 2012 978-88-299-2114-0

Assessment methods and criteria

THE EXAM INCLUDES A WRITTEN TEST OF 15 MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS, ONE FOR EACH ARGUMENT PRESENTED IN CLASS

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018






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