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

Maternal and paediatric nursing care - PEDIATRIA

Course code
Name of lecturer
Marco Zaffanello
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
INF LEG - 3° anno 2° sem dal Mar 2, 2020 al Apr 30, 2020.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The teaching introduces the students to educative, clinical and nursing aspects for children and family, pregnant and post-delivery woman or with reproductive apparatus’ diseases.


- Physical and functional characteristics of the newborn at term and neonatal screening
- Psychomotor development and growth
- Auxometric parameters (range based on age, percentiles)

Clinical peculiarities and diagnostic hypotheses in pathologies
- gastroenteritis
- urinary tract infections
- bronchiolitis
- pneumonia
- allergy and asthma
- thermoregulation system in the newborn and in the child and febrile convulsions

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Badon - Cesaro Assistenza infermieristica in pediatria (Edizione 2) Casa Editrice Ambrosiana 2015 978-88-08-18360-6

Assessment methods and criteria

Writing Test (multiple choice questions)

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