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

General and methodological nursing - INFERMIERISTICA GENERALE

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Name of lecturer
Monica Masiero
Number of ECTS credits allocated
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Language of instruction
INF BZ - 1° anno 1° sem dal Oct 1, 2019 al Dec 20, 2019.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course introduces the student to the basic fundamentals of general and clinical nursing with regard to the concepts of illness, care and taking care of the person and the family, to the ethical principles that inspire and guide the practice of care.


The process of Nursing professionalization, the legislative sources of acting professional, the priciples and ethics that guide the care model, with particular reference to the Code of Ethics, the nurse's profile, and the arrangement of the plan of studies; students' code of conduct
The evolution of health concept, the determinants of health, risk factors, preventie measures, health education.
The concept of disease, the meaning of illness and disease, the acute and chronic disease, the experiences and reactions to the disease.
The places of care and the organization of the National Health Service.
The theoretical foundations of the caring, the basic principles of caring nursing (centrality of the patient and the family, presence, superivision/surveillance, comfort, diagnosing. self-determination, continuity of care, intimacy and touch, confidentiality and respect for privacy in patient care).
The family's and community's role as health resource and support to the patient.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Mortari L. Saiani L. Gesti e pensieri di cura MC Graw Hill Milano 2013
Marcadelli S. , Artiloi G. Nursing narrativo - un approccio innovativo per l'assistenza MC Graw Hill Milano 2010
Taylor - Lillis - Lynn Principi fondamentali dell'assistenza infermierisitica (Edizione 8) Piccin 2018
Saiani L., Brugnolli A. Trattato di Cure Infermieristiche Idelson-Gnocchi 2014

Assessment methods and criteria

Written examination

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