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

Clinical nursing care in medical area - MALATTIE CARDIOVASCOLARI

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Name of lecturer
Alberto Zamboni
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INF LEG - 2° anno 1° sem dal Oct 8, 2019 al Dec 20, 2019.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

Provide the students the basics of the main cardiovascular diseases with frontal lessons and videos. Theoretical lessons on the correct execution of the electrocardiogram and the interpretative bases of the main picture concerning rhythm disturbances and the main morphological alteration. Convey the basics of acute coronary syndromes and modern percutaneous treatment technique.


1) The main cardiovascular risk factors between historical and emerging.
2) Basic principles of the electrocardiogram: hyperkinetic arrhythmias, hypokinetic arrhythmias.
3) The main valvulupathies that are encountered in the clinical practice. Rheumatic fever.
4) Chest pain and the acute coronary syndromes
5) Heart failure

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Domenico Miceli, Quinto Tozzi, Paola Di Giulio, Lucia Sabbadin manuale di cardionursing; Uno strumento per l'assenza infermieristica (Edizione 3) centro Scientifico Editore 2005 88-7640-593-3

Assessment methods and criteria

Written test with multiple choice quiz.

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