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.
Albinelli. P., L’infermiere tra teoria e prassi. Un manuale per la didattica di laboratorio clinico. Athena, Modena 2008.
Lynn P., Manuale di tecniche e procedure infermieristiche di Taylor. Un approccio al processo del nursing. Piccin Nuova Libraria; 3° ed italiana; 2016
Exercises and simulation with mannequins in teaching laboratory
Assessment methods and criteria
The student’s knowledge, topics’ comprehension and her/his skill 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).