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

Critical nursing care - CHIRURGIA D'URGENZA

Course code
Name of lecturer
Alberto Di Leo
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
INF TN 3° ANNO 1° SEM dal Oct 14, 2020 al Dec 18, 2020.

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Learning outcomes

The teaching aims to study physiopathological aspects, clinical and nursing aspects in emergency situation, selected based on their epidemiological and exemplarity importance in different situations (territory, hospital, home). It focuses on risks’ individuation, on intervention’s complexity and compliance and on patient’s urgent and complex nursing need identifying the priorities.


Approach to a patient with severe abdomen’s pain.
Acute abdomen
• spleen or liver breaking trauma
• pancreatitis
• intestinal ischemia
• bowel obstruction
• peritonitis
• management of open abdomen
Etiology, Diagnostic and surgical approach to
• esophagus’s pathology
• pulmonary pathology
• pleural pathology
• thoracic trauma
• gastrointestinal hemorrhage

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Lise M. Chirurgia per infermieri (Edizione 5) Piccin 2016 978-88-299-2752-4
Lise Mario Chirurgia. Per le professioni sanitarie Piccin 2006 8829918024

Assessment methods and criteria

Writing Test

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