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

Professional Laboratories (1st year) [Gruppo 1]

Course code
Name of lecturer
Liliana Lovato
Liliana Lovato
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
INF VR - 1° anno 1° sem, INF VR - 1° anno 2° sem

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course aims to provide the student with technical-practical, relational, problem-solving and organizational skills in safe setting, before clinical practice in clinical environment with patients, in order to reduce the emotional impact that comes from real situations and guarantee ethicality and safety to patients. For these reasons this course represents a prerequisite for the clinical practice. It also offers to student the opportunity to train himself in applying the theoretical principles to practice situations. The main skills of the first year of the Bachelor Degree are: measuring vital parameters, hand hygiene, choice and use of personal protective equipment (PPE), setting up a sterile field, staging and treatment of a pressure injury , take care of the person's body, apply the principles of ergonomics, carry out the person's positioning / transfer and assisted positioning maneuvers, assessment skills and objective examination.


In the first year the students will experiment in the laboratory the basic practical technical skills such as: patient positioning techniques, care of the body of the person (eg bed hygiene), assessment and clinical nursing examination, blood sampling from venous puncture, measurement of parameters

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Brugnolli A., Saiani L. Trattato di cure infermieristiche (Edizione 2) Idelson-Gnocchi srl - SORBONA 2014

Assessment methods and criteria

At the end of the course the clinical teacher assess the student’s performance taking into account the regular frequency and the level of diligence and knowledge showed by the students.

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