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

Chronic clinical nursing care - NEUROLOGIA

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Name of lecturer
Alberto Gajofatto
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INF BZ - 2° anno 2° sem dal Apr 20, 2020 al Jun 8, 2020.

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Learning outcomes

The teaching course aims to analyze the physiopathologic, clinical and care aspects related to major health issues, selected for their epidemiological relevance and exemplarity both in clinical instability and in chronic disease/disability. It considers the changes due to ageing and to chronic-degenerative disease increase. The approach focuses on the recognition and management of the most important clinical features and care needs of patients with frequent chronic neurological diseases.


Anatomy of the central and peripheral nervous system.
The neurological examination
Consciousness disturbances
Pathophysiology, clinical features and treatment of the most important disabling neurological diseases:
- Stroke
- Parkinson's disease
- Multiple sclerosis
- Epilepsy
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Assessment methods and criteria

Multiple choice written test

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