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

Application of diagnostic and therapeutic processes - INFERMIERISTICA APPLICATA AI PERCORSI DIAGNOSTICI E TERAPEUTICI

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Paola Scalzotto
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INF VI - 2° anno 1° sem dal Oct 1, 2019 al Dec 20, 2019.

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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.



Safe therapies giving: oral, parenteral, meals and nutriment associated therapy: empty or full stomach, managing drugs during perioperative period and diagnostic investigation. Drug’s shattering and pulverizing (no-eating patient with gastro-nasal probe)
Infusional and oral therapy’s calculation exercise.
Peripheral and central vascular catheter management, main complication (occlusion, inflammation, infiltration)
Venous and arteriosus blood sample, radial artery’s.
emogasanalisys, capillary blood sample.
Emoculture sample, faeces’s sample, complete urine examination and sheltering
Preparation and post examination caring for colon and bronchial tubes examination, in contrast means required examination. Nutrition recovery after particular examinations (colon and stomach)
Taking care of a disphagic patient, enteral feeding, using gastro-nasal probe, total parenteral nutrition and PEG.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Saiani L., Brugnolli A. Trattato di cure infermieristiche Idelson Gnocchi, Napoli 2020

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