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

General and methodological nursing [Matricole dispari] (2020/2021)

Course code
4S01557
Credits
5
Coordinator
Francesca Defanti

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
INFERMIERISTICA GENERALE 2 MED/45-NURSING INF VR 1° ANNO 1° SEM Eleonora Volpato
METODOLOGIA CLINICA INFERMIERISTICA 2 MED/45-NURSING INF VR 1° ANNO 1° SEM Laura Silvetti
ASSISTENZA CHIRURGICA GENERALE 1 MED/45-NURSING INF VR 1° ANNO 1° SEM Francesca Defanti

Syllabus

MM: INFERMIERISTICA GENERALE
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The process of Nursing professionalization, the legislative sources of acting professional, the principles and ethics that guide the care model , with particular reference to the Code of Ethics, the nurse’s profile, and the arrangement of the plan of studies; The evolution of health concept, the determinants of health, risk factors, preventive measures , health education; The concept of disease, the meaning of illness and disease, the acute and chronic disease, the experiences and reactions to the disease; The places of care and the organization of the National Health Service. The theoretical foundations of the caring, the basic principles of caring nursing (centrality of the patient and the family, presence, supervision/surveillance, comfort,-diagnosing, self-determination, continuity of care, intimacy and touch, confidentiality and respect for privacy in patient care). The family’s and community’s role as health resource and support to the patient
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MM: METODOLOGIA CLINICA INFERMIERISTICA
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Principles of an healthy diet, nutrients, food pyramid, data needed to evaluate nutritional status, alterations of the nutritional function (obesity, overweight, and malnutrition), principles to assist a person during the recruitment of the meal; Principles of a healthy mobility: physical exercise and alterations. Definitions of physical exercise, tolerance, sedentary lifestyle, mobility. Manual handling of loads. Vital signs: (blood pressure, pulse, respiration rate, pulse oximetry, and body temperature), measurement mode, normal values and definition of alterations. Main alterations of thermoregulation (hyperpyrexia, hyperthermia hypothermia) and being able to identify the nursing’s care to the person with a fever. Body care and care management of self-care deficit: social and cultural significance of body care; the evaluation of the ability to care for themselves; THE self-care deficit: specific assessment data, care interventions; The welfare activities of body care: cleansing and guiding principles; Hygiene activities and care of the body in the bathroom or in bed; L 'oral hygiene and teeth: oral hygiene evaluation of the person, principals and products, oral hygiene and routine care of the prosthesis; The definition of the main alterations of the oral cavity.
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MM: ASSISTENZA CHIRURGICA GENERALE
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Surgery classification Physiological and psycological response to surgical stress ERAS Programs: definition and targets Pre- admission phase: o Preoperative anxiety: predisposing factors and management o Type of nursing informations, method and timing o To give informations to get the surgical agreement from the patient o Operative risk assessment o Prehabilitation Preoperative phase: o Risk assessment of surgical site infection: predisposing factors and interventions such as stop smoking, preoperative shower, oral hygiene, nasal decontamination, antibiotic prophylaxis o Other elements for surgical preparation: trichotomy, bowel preparation, food recommendations o Risk assessment of thromboembolic complications: predisposing factors and management o Risk assessment of postoperative nausea and vomiting (etiology and management) o Attention for preoperative patient’s space and intimacy Postoperative phase: o Postoperative vigilance o Postoperative urinary retention (risk factors and management) o Postoperative hypotension (definition, causes, management) o Early mobilization

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam aimed at assesing knowledge application and open questions on topic discussing during the lectures.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Saiani-Brugnolli Trattato di cure infermieristiche (Edizione 3) Sorbona 2020 9788879477314




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