PERIOPERATIVE MEDICINE 1
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course of perioperative medicine has the aim to teach how manage a patient that will be operated. The student must learn how deal with problems that can occurr during the path of the patient. At the end of the course, the student must know:
- the management of a patient that will be operated
- the different tipes of anesthesia
- the monitoring of a patient
- how to treat a postoperative pain.
The student, will know:
- to evaluate the correct preparation of a patient that will be operated
- to monitor the correct management of an anesthesia
- to understand the onset of postoperative complications.
Furthermore the student will acquire the ability to know the state of the patient, the ability to communicate with other professional consultants involved in the management of a patient and will be able to improve his knowledge.
Course contents summary
Teaching of Perioperative Medicine 1 UFC
The course of Perioperative Medicine is part of the teaching or Integrated Course of Perioperative Medicine. It gives basics about the management of a patient that will be operated. We begin from the preoperative evaluation. Then we will examine the different types of anesthesia and the management of the patient during the surgical intervention and the postoperative time.
Explanation of the perioperative medicine.
Explanation of anesthesia and different anaesthetic techniques.
preoperative evaluation of the patient, definition of anaesthesiologic risk.
General anaesthesia: components, drugs; different tipes of general anaesthesia.
Regional anaesthesia: techniques, local anaesthetic.
Pain therapy: pain definition, kinds of pain; means to evaluate pain; drugs used for pain therapy.
- G. Torri, E. Moizo "Assistenza infermieristica in anestesia" Antonio Delfino Editore, 2011
- G. Rosa, F. Bilotta "Argomenti di Anestesia e Rianimazione per le professioni sanitarie" Ed. Piccin, 2006
- Terapia antalgica =
- W. raffaeli, M. Montalti - E. Nicolò "L'infermieristica del dolore" Ed. Piccin (2010)
- Clinical Anesthesia procedures Massachusetts General Hospital, Eight edition, Lippincott William & Wilkins
The training will be conduct by frontal lessons, using slides. Will be explained medical devices, used during an anesthesia.
Assessment methods and criteria