Learning outcomes of the course unit
Learning in practice welfare procedures basic nursing and midwifery science
Completion of the first part of the course
Course contents summary
Second part of the course: consists on practical application of theory through laboratory work.
Procedures carried out:Dilution of drugs.Therapeutic intradermal, subcutaneous, intramuscular and intravenous administration.The collection of a blood sample through venipuncture.The application of Peripheral Venous Catheter. Blood sample collection using capillary blood sampling in the adult and newborn. Capillary blood glucose detection.Female bladder catheterisation. Collection of biological samples: swabs and urine culture cultivation. The blood culture.Simple dressing of surgical wounds. Washing hands: social procedures, surgical and aseptic.Use of personal protective equipment and individual security.Detecting vital signs: heart rate, arterial blood pressure, ECG, respiratory rate, EGA.Arterial blood gas analysis.Measuring the saturation via Pulse Oximeter. Oxygen therapy.
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Exercises and simulation with mannequins in teaching laboratory
Assessment methods and criteria
The achievement of the learning objectives is evaluated through an oral/practical exam, about the contents covered and welfare procedures exercised during laboratory activities