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

Application of diagnostic and therapeutic processes (2018/2019)

Course code
4S000098
Credits
6
Coordinator
Ugo Moretti

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
SCIENZE DIETETICHE 1 MED/49-FOOD AND DIETETIC SCIENCES INF BZ - 2° anno 1° sem Michael Kob
FARMACOLOGIA CLINICA 2 BIO/14-PHARMACOLOGY INF BZ - 2° anno 1° sem Ugo Moretti
INFERMIERISTICA APPLICATA AI PERCORSI DIAGNOSTICI E TERAPEUTICI 2 MED/45-NURSING INF BZ - 2° anno 1° sem Ursula Braun
DIAGNOSTICA PER IMMAGINI E RADIOPROTEZIONE 1 MED/36-IMAGING AND RADIOTHERAPY INF BZ - 2° anno 1° sem Florian Pederiva

Learning outcomes

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MM: SCIENZE DIETETICHE
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The teaching is based on the safe and efficient assistance’s precepts, achieving health results or a patient’s rewarding condition and evaluating the caring’s progress in collaborations with a multidisciplinary team. The approach considers the various application modalities for a prescribed diagnostic and therapeutic process and the monitoring strategies for the personal effects too.
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MM: FARMACOLOGIA CLINICA
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The course aims to provide to the student knowledgebase of clinical pharmacology necessary for nursing, and useful in the control and management of drug therapies, with particular reference to the identification and prevention of major adverse drug events for each category of drugs studied. Equally important it is to have the necessary knowledge to be able to make an effective drug education to patients.
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MM: INFERMIERISTICA APPLICATA AI PERCORSI DIAGNOSTICI E TERAPEUTICI
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The student knows and nominates important aspects and the procedure about the secure administration of drugs: Oral therapy Oral therapy via feeding tube Subcutaneous injection Intramuscular injection Intravenous injection The student knows aspects about the monitoring from desired and undesired effects and potential complications of therapy The student knows the preparation, administration and monitoring from an enteral and parenteral feeding The student knows how assist a patient affect from dysphagia The student knows the objective and preparation, follow up care and procedure from the most common medical examinations (endoscopy, examinations with contrast medium The student knows the procedure of collecting blood samples; he knows also the patient’s preparation and influence preanalitic factors The student knows how collect urine, stool and sputum samples The student knows the standard value from the most common blood tests
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MM: DIAGNOSTICA PER IMMAGINI E RADIOPROTEZIONE
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The course focuses on the management and application of diagnostic and therapeutic processes that are required to provide nursing care to patients in different hospital care settings, both in the local and residential areas. This teaching is based on the principles of safety and effectiveness of care to achieve health outcomes or a state of compensation of the patient and to evaluate the progress of care in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team. The approach considers the methods of application of the prescribed diagnostic and therapeutic processes as well as the strategies for monitoring the effects.

Syllabus

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MM: SCIENZE DIETETICHE
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Patient’s Nutritional needs, population’s daily recommended taking levels Food and water digestion’s physiology Nutritional supplement and nutritional mixture Nutritional approach to overweight, malnourished and cachexistic patients Cardio-vascular and empathic affected patient’s diet
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MM: FARMACOLOGIA CLINICA
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At the end of the course the student should know the most important characteristics, the mechanism of action (in relation to the adverse events), the most frequent and serious adverse reactions, the contraindications, the precautions, the problems related to the management of the therapy (eg interactions, drugs administration), the main indications and the most used single drugs for each of the following drug classes: Cardiovascular drugs: digitalis, antiarrhythmics, Antihypertensives, antianginals, diuretics, cholesterol lowering agents, Anticoagulants, Antiplatelet agents (the following categories also include Calcium channel blockers, beta blockers, ACE inhibitors, sartans and statins) Respiratory drugs: Antiasthmatics, Cough Sedatives, Mucolytics Gastrointestinal drugs: Antiulcer (gastroprotectors), Antiemetics, laxatives Drugs of the nervous system: Opioid analgesics (pain therapy), Anxiolytic - Sedative-hypnotics (benzodiazepines), antidepressants. As part of the course is scheduled the discussion of one or more clinical cases.
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MM: INFERMIERISTICA APPLICATA AI PERCORSI DIAGNOSTICI E TERAPEUTICI
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Secure and correct administration of oral therapy (enteral and tube) Secure and correct administration of intravenous therapy Correct manipulation from peripheral and central venous catheter, prevention and treatment of main complications: phlebitis, occlusion, infiltration Secure and correct administration of intramuscular therapy Secure and correct administration of intramuscular therapy Secure and correct administration of subcutaneous therapy Technic to collect a venous, arteriosus and capillary blood sample Instruction from patient to collect samples (urine, stool) Preparation and follow up care during examinations (endoscopic examinations, exams with contrast medium) Care and education of patients affect from Dysphagia Enteral nutrition Parenteral nutrition
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MM: DIAGNOSTICA PER IMMAGINI E RADIOPROTEZIONE
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Principles of radioprotection with respect to the following investigations: ultrasound and ultrasound-guided biopsies, computerized axial tomography (TAC) and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (RSM) - angiography for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes Special radiological investigations of the digestive tract and urinary - the following aspects will be addressed: - indication and anatomical or physiological structures investigated by the diagnostic procedure - specific preparation of the person (eg full bladder, blood tests) information to be transmitted to the person before the examination - positioning and / or use of the contrast agent, indications to be given to the patient during the examination for the optimal execution of the investigation - complications or discomforts that may arise during or after a radiological examination (adverse reactions from contrast agents

Assessment methods and criteria

Written text with 84 multiple choice questions. Minimum number of points to pass 50 and at least the pass mark in each module. Vote according to the following:
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Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Taylor - Lillis - Lynn Principi fondamentali dell'assistenza infermierisitica (Edizione 8) Piccin 2018
Taglialatela Conforti Cuzzolin Leone Mattioli Moretti Pignataro Vanzetta Farmacologia per le lauree triennali e magistrali II Edizione (Edizione 2) Sorbona 2019
Rossi F., Cuomo V., Riccardi C Farmacologia per le professioni sanitarie (Edizione 1) Edizioni Minerva Medica 2014 9788877117878




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