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

Clinical nursing care in medical area - PNEUMOLOGIA

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Name of lecturer
Andreas Marseiler
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INF BZ - 2° anno 1° sem dal Oct 1, 2018 al Dec 22, 2018.

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Learning outcomes

Provide the main information on: pathophysiology, diagnostics, management indications, educational information and hints of therapy, in the main respiratory diseases.
In particular, the following are treated: Chronic Ostrittiva Bronchopneumopathy, Bronchial Asthma, Respiratory Insufficiency, Pneumonia, Pleurisy, oxygen therapy, noninvasive ventilation, pulmonary rehabilitation
Focusing on some related Diagnostic Techniques and Exams, such as: Bronchoscopy, Thoracoscopy, Respiratory Function Tests, Blood Gas Analysis, Pulse Oximetry Monitoring and Recording, Allergic Tests, Bronchial provocation Tests
It is important try to stimulate a process of correlation between pathophysiology and clinical manifestations of each pathology, of the consequent indication to diagnostic tests and hints of therapy, underlining the educational importance of nursing staff



respiratory fisiology and fisopatology
Functional pulmonary tests: spirometry, pletysmography, pulmonary diffusion testing
Acute and cronic respiratory failure, blood gas analysis
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Oxygen therapy acute and long term
noninvasive ventilation in ICU and home ventilation
smoking : prevention and cessation
COPD: sintoms, fenotypes, diagnosis, therapy, patient education
Bronchial Asma: sintoms, fenotypes, diagnosis, therapy, patient education
Allergy and intolerance concept
Allergological tests
Aspecific and Specific bronchial provocation test
Registration of the Peak Flow Meter
Pulmonary and pleural infections (pneumonitis, pleurisy, lung ascension, empyema)
Therapy of COPD asma and pneumonia
Inhalativ therapy
Basics of microbiology and antibiotic therapy

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
joachim lorenz checkliste pneumologie XXL  

Assessment methods and criteria

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