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

Chronic clinical nursing care - GERIATRIA

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Name of lecturer
Luca Giuseppe Dalle Carbonare
Number of ECTS credits allocated
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Language of instruction
INF LEG - 2° anno 2° sem dal Apr 15, 2020 al Jun 30, 2020.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The teaching aims to analyze some physiopathologic , clinical and helpful aspects related to priority health problems, selected for their epidemiological and exemplarity importance, in a clinical instability’s situation and in a chronic disease/disability. It considers the changes due to people’s ageing and to the chronic-degenerative disease’s problems increasing. The approach focuses on management and identification of existing and possible problems’, considering various helpful contests and self-care abilities’ promotion and development.


• Ageing physiologic process’ aspects
• Multidimensional geriatric evaluation and services’ net
• Confused state (delirium, anxiety, aggressive behaviour) phisiopatology and pharmacological tretatment
• Dementia
• Old men malnutrition’s specificity
• Multidrug treatment

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Tammaro A., Manuale di geriatria e gerontologia Ed. McGraw Hill, Milano, ultima edizione.  
Ottavio Bosello, Mauro Zamboni Manuale di Gerontologia e Geriatria (Edizione 1) 978-88-299-2094-5 2011

Assessment methods and criteria

multiple choices writing Test

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