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

General and methodological nursing (2018/2019)

Course code
4S01557
Credits
5
Coordinator
Loretta Bertozzo

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
INFERMIERISTICA GENERALE 2 MED/45-NURSING INF VI - 1° anno 1° sem Giulia Randon
METODOLOGIA CLINICA INFERMIERISTICA 2 MED/45-NURSING INF VI - 1° anno 1° sem Loretta Bertozzo
ASSISTENZA CHIRURGICA GENERALE 1 MED/45-NURSING INF VI - 1° anno 1° sem Massimo Manfridi

Learning outcomes

The program aims to develop students’ awareness of general concepts of caring for patient and family, moreover ethical principles inspiring and guiding the practice of caring will analyze. It also aims at developing students’ skills on clinical assessment using different methods, such as observation, interview and objective examination. The course provides the methodological basis for the developing of problem solving and decision making skills.

Syllabus

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MM: INFERMIERISTICA GENERALE
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Health and Disease: analysis of concepts according to the bio-psycho-social model and implications for nursing practice. - Evolution of health concept, - Determinants of health, risk factors, - Preventive measures, - Health education. - Acute and chronic disease - Meaning of illness and disease, - Experiences and reactions to disease. The theoretical foundations of the caring Historical evolution of nursing concept and Nursing theories - The origin of Cure - Nursing "Caring": principles and actions: - centrality of the patient and the family, - presence, - comfort, - intimacy and touch - vigilance/surveillance, - self-determination, The process of Nursing professionalization Historical evolution of nursing profession in Italy Legislative sources of acting professional, the principles and ethics that guide the care model , with particular reference to: - Profilo Professionale dell'Infermiere - Codice Deontologico The places of care and the organization of the National Health Service.
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MM: METODOLOGIA CLINICA INFERMIERISTICA
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Syllabus The principles of an healthy diet, the data needed to evaluate nutritional status (eating habits, anthropometric data, laboratory tests), the alterations of the nutritional function (obesity, overweight, and malnutrition), the principles to assist a person during the recruitment of the meal; Principles of a good sleep habit, physiologic effects of spleeping, the interventions to manage the person with sleep disorders (legs without resting, apnoeas night, insomnia in the elderly, the factors that hinder the sleep in the hospital (noise in environments of care). Principles of a healthy mobility, physical exercise and alterations. Definitions of physical exercise, tolerance, sedentary lifestyle, mobility. The principles in the measurement of vital signs (blood pressure, pulse, respiration rate, pulse oximetry, and body temperature), measurement mode, normal values and definition of alterations. The main alterations of thermoregulation (hyperpyrexia, hyperthermia hypothermia) and being able to identify the nursing’s care to the person with a fever. The prevention and treatment of bedsores.
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MM: ASSISTENZA CHIRURGICA GENERALE
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Main objectives and helpful interventions in the pre-surgery phase: - To give preoperative informations to get the surgical agreement from the patient; - to evaluate the type of surgery and the risk of surgical site infection pre- - surgical nursing preparation: preoperative showering and hair removal, oral hygiene, bowel preparation, food recommendations; - to prevent thromboembolic complications,; - to consider the patient’s space and intimacy Main objectives and helpful interventions in the postoperative period: - postoperative mobilization and vigilance, the resumption of peristalsis and food habits; - to manage wound dressing and drainagewound’s and drainage’s manegement

Assessment methods and criteria

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MM: INFERMIERISTICA GENERALE
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Written exam with closed questions with multiple choice answers and oral exam. The exam will cover all the topics that are being planned. Questions will be asked to evaluate the level of acquired knowledge, the ability to argue and the ability to apply content to case-situations. The written exam is preliminary to the oral interview: only students who are sufficiently qualified to attend the oral exam are admitted to the oral exam.
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MM: METODOLOGIA CLINICA INFERMIERISTICA
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Written exam with closed questions with multiple choice answers and oral exam. The exam will cover all the topics that are being planned. Questions will be asked to evaluate the level of acquired knowledge, the ability to argue and the ability to apply content to case-situations. The written exam is preliminary to the oral interview: only students who are sufficiently qualified to attend the oral exam are admitted to the oral exam.
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MM: ASSISTENZA CHIRURGICA GENERALE
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Writing Test and oral test

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Saiani, L., Brugnolli, A. Trattato di cure infermieristiche (Edizione 2) Idelson-Gnocchi 2014 978-88-7947-576-1
Zannini Lucia Il corpo-paziente Franco Angeli 2004
Zannini L. Salute, Malattia e Cura F. Angeli, Milano 2001
Saiani Luisa-Brugnolli Anna Trattato di cure infermieristiche (Edizione 2) Idelson-Gnocchi 2013 8879475762
Saiani L., Brugnolli A. Trattato di cure infermieristiche Idelson Gnocchi, Napoli 2015




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