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

General and methodological nursing - ASSISTENZA CHIRURGICA GENERALE

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Name of lecturer
Massimo Manfridi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
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Language of instruction
INF VI - 1° anno 1° sem dal Oct 1, 2019 al Dec 20, 2019.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course introduces the student to the general and Clinical Nursing fundamentals. The program achieves to develop students’ knowledge relatively to general concepts of care and take care of the person and the family, ethical principles that inspire and guide the practice of care, the clinical methodology for identifying the patients’ needs and how to plan nursing activities and outcomes’ evaluation.


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

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Saiani L., Brugnolli A. Trattato di cure infermieristiche Idelson Gnocchi, Napoli 2015

Assessment methods and criteria

Writing Test and oral test

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