OBSTETRIC-GYNECOLOGICAL NURSING SCIENCES
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The goal of the course is to provide the student with specific knowledge about nursing and midwifery care procedures of basic science
Knowledge of basic anatomy and physiological functions
Course contents summary
The course consists of two parts. The first part about obstetric–nursing theory and the second part about practical application whit laboratory exercises
Scientific, methodological and social principles of diagnostic procedures for the adult through the collection of a bloody sample. Urinary tract and Reproductive system: human regulatory mechanisms, the characteristics of the urine, sterile urine collection and not - sterile, the bladder catheterization in gynecological patients.Collection of biological samples: culture swabs and urine culture.Skin cleaning, skin heals, treatment of surgical wounds.Infections related to ICPA care procedures. Infection prevention and healthcare procedures.Hands washing: types and procedures.Concept of cleaning, disinfection and sterilization; infections control.Personal Protective Devices and Individual security (DPI).Disposal of medical waste. System for thermoregulation control and thermoregulation mode: body temperature, the main thermal alterations.Cardiovascular system and methods of assessment: The heart rate, Arterial blood Pressure, ECG. Respiratory system and methods of assessment: respiratory rate, characteristics of breathing, main symptoms of impaired respiratory function, interventions to promote respiratory function. Blood-gas analysis. Measuring the saturation through Pulse Oximetry and Oxygen Therapy. Products and technology: medical devices for intravenous administration and injection therapy.
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Frontal lessons, interactive lessons and practical exercises. Slides and audiovisual material
Assessment methods and criteria
The student’s knowledge, topics’ comprehension and her/his skills to apply them on the occupational contexts will be evaluated by questions on the topics related to the course content. Failed answer to one or more questions or proved insufficiency of the basic knowledge on the subject will preclude the successful completion of the exam. In case of completion of the exam, an evaluation that contributes to the final grade of the course will be defined and it will be based on the achievement of the objectives (excellent, good, fair, fully sufficient, barely sufficient).