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

Application of diagnostic and therapeutic processes (2020/2021)

Course code
4S000098
Credits
6
Coordinator
Ugo Moretti

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
SCIENZE DIETETICHE 1 MED/49-FOOD AND DIETETIC SCIENCES INF TN 2° ANNO 1° SEM Carlo Pedrolli
FARMACOLOGIA CLINICA 2 BIO/14-PHARMACOLOGY INF TN 2° ANNO 1° SEM Ugo Moretti
INFERMIERISTICA APPLICATA AI PERCORSI DIAGNOSTICI E TERAPEUTICI 2 MED/45-NURSING INF TN 2° ANNO 1° SEM Stefano Toccoli
DIAGNOSTICA PER IMMAGINI E RADIOPROTEZIONE 1 MED/36-IMAGING AND RADIOTHERAPY INF TN 2° ANNO 1° SEM Sabino Della Sala

Learning outcomes

The course consists of four teaching modules, Clinical Pharmacology, Nursing, Dietary Sciences, Imaging Diagnostics and Radioprotection, which integrate themselves to allow a thorough theoretical-practical knowledge of the main diagnostic and therapeutic processes that characterize nursing care. This teaching is based on the principles of safety and efficacy of care to achieve health outcomes or a compensated state of care and to evaluate the progress of care in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team. The approach considers the application methods of the prescribed diagnostic and therapeutic processes as well as the effects surveillance strategies. DIAGNOSTIC FORM FOR IMAGES AND RADIOPROTECTION: Conferring notions on the principles of image formation in diagnostic imaging, on radiation protection, on how to prepare and carry out investigations. Learning the notions concerning radiation protection. Teaching the required preparations and techniques of administration of contrast media. Informing about adverse reactions to contrast media. CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY: The aim of the module is to provide the student with notions of clinical pharmacology necessary for the profession of nurse, useful in the control and management of drug therapies, with particular reference to the recognition and prevention of the most important adverse events for each category of drugs studied. It is equally important to have the necessary knowledge to be able to carry out an effective pharmacological education towards patients. DIAGNOSTIC AND THERAPEUTIC PROCESSES APPLIED NURSING: The module focuses on the management and application of diagnostic and therapeutic processes that are required to provide nursing care to patients in hospital, territorial and residential care settings. This module is based on the principles of safety and efficacy of care to achieve health outcomes or a compensated state of care and to evaluate the progress of care in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team. The approach considers the application methods of the prescribed diagnostic and therapeutic processes as well as the effects surveillance strategies. DIETARY SCIENCES: - Give students the necessary tools to learn about nutrition. - Integrate nutritional knowledge into daily work in the wards. - Provide food nutrients and complications related to incorrect nutrition

Syllabus

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MM: SCIENZE DIETETICHE
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Nutritional and caloric needs for healthy people. Physiology of digestion and absorption of nutrients and water. Oral nutritional support (ONS) and nutritional miscelae. Nutritional approach to obesity, malnutrition and cachexia. Diet in people affected by cardiovascular disease and by liver chronic illness; diets examples; some introduction about hospital catering
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MM: FARMACOLOGIA CLINICA
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At the end of the course the student should know the most important characteristics, the mechanism of action (in relation to the adverse events), the most frequent and serious adverse reactions, the contraindications, the precautions, the problems related to the management of the therapy (eg interactions, drugs administration), the main indications and the most used single drugs for each of the following drug classes: Cardiovascular drugs: digitalis, antiarrhythmics, Antihypertensives, antianginals, diuretics, cholesterol lowering agents, Anticoagulants, Antiplatelet agents (the following categories also include Calcium channel blockers, beta blockers, ACE inhibitors, sartans and statins) Respiratory drugs: Antiasthmatics, Cough Sedatives, Mucolytics Gastrointestinal drugs: Antiulcer (gastroprotectors), Antiemetics, laxatives Drugs of the nervous system: Opioid analgesics (pain therapy), Anxiolytic - Sedative-hypnotics (benzodiazepines), antidepressants. As part of the course is scheduled the discussion of one or more clinical cases.
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MM: INFERMIERISTICA APPLICATA AI PERCORSI DIAGNOSTICI E TERAPEUTICI
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MM: DIAGNOSTICA PER IMMAGINI E RADIOPROTEZIONE
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Assessment methods and criteria

written text with multiple choice questions

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Marina Vanzetta,Roberto Leone,Maurizio Volterrani Farmaci e infermiere. Un prontuario per la somministrazione (Edizione 4) Mc Graw Hil 2014
Di Giulio A.M. Gorio A. Carelli S. Cella S.G. Scaglione F. Farmacologia generale e speciale. Per le lauree sanitarie (Edizione 2) Piccin 2018 978-88-299-2942-9
Taglialatela Conforti Cuzzolin Leone Mattioli Moretti Pignataro Vanzetta Farmacologia per le lauree triennali e magistrali II Edizione (Edizione 2) Sorbona 2019
Rossi F., Cuomo V., Riccardi C. Farmacologia per le professioni sanitarie (Edizione 1) Minerva Medica 2014 978-88-7711-787-8




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