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

Clinical nursing care in surgical area [Matricole pari] - ORTOPEDIA E TRAUMATOLOGIA

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Name of lecturer
Matteo Ricci
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INF VR - 2° anno 2° sem dal Apr 20, 2020 al Jun 19, 2020.

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Learning outcomes

To allow the student to ricognize main pathologies of the muscle-skeletal apparatus.
Provide notions of treatment
Provide notions of physical treatment and physical therapies.
Identify the role of the specialist in nursing sciences in the recovery of the injured and the return to full normal activities


History of orthopedics
Osteoarthritis: diagnosis and treatment.
Joints pathology and notion of their treatment
Pathology of the spine and notion of its treatment.
Back pain, scoliosis.
Notion of traumatology

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Mancini Morlacchi Clinica Ortopedica Piccin 2018
Bartolozzi P. Malattie dell'apparato locomotore Cortina editore, Verona 2004

Assessment methods and criteria

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