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

General and methodological nursing - INFERMIERISTICA GENERALE

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Name of lecturer
Morena Tollini
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INF LEG - 1° anno 1° sem dal Oct 7, 2019 al Dec 20, 2019.

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Learning outcomes

escribe and analyze the basics of general and clinical nursing in relation to the concepts of care and cure of the person and the family, the ethical principles that inspire and guide the practice of care. Provide the conceptual, methodological basis for identifying nursing care needs, planning interventions and evaluating outcomes.


The professionalization process of Nursing, professional and competence standards,
The legislative sources of professional action, the guiding and deontological principles that guide the model of assistance, with particular reference to the Code of Ethics, the Profile of the Nurse, and the 'Sorting of the study plan;
The ethical code of the student nurse
Responsibilities and professional roles, integration in the care team.

The dimensions of health, wellness and illness
Evolution of the concept of health
Meaning of determinant of health, inequalities, risk factors and live skills
The variables that influence health, behavior with respect to health and lifestyle, prevention actions, health education;

The concept of illness, the meaning of illness and disease, the acute and chronic illness, the impact of the disease on the person and the family, the experiences and reactions to the disease
The body in the experience of health and illness
The places of care and organization of the National Health Service

The theoretical foundations of caring, the essential principles of nursing caring (centrality of patient and family, presence, vigilance / surveillance, comfort, self-determination, self-determination, continuity of care, intimacy and touch, privacy and respect for privacy in the assistance to patient
The role of the family and the community as a resource for health and support for the assisted person

Nursing care methods
The welfare process from the assessment to the evaluation of the expected results
Assessment method

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Brugnolli Anna e Saiani Luisa Trattato di Medicina e Infermieristica - Un approccio di cure integrate Sorbona 2017

Assessment methods and criteria

Exam is written with multiple choice questions and closed answer for knowledge / application objectives, short open-ended questions in which arguments about clinical content are required for analytical objectives, independence of judgment and decision making. The questions are also proposed as a summary of clinical cases. The exam may include an oral interview to supplement the written test.

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