USE OF THE SCALE OF ASSESSMENT IN NURSING CARE
Learning outcomes of the course unit
At the end of the course the student has to learn the general concepts regarding the scales of measurement and evaluation and the resons why it is important for a nurse to know and use the scales. He has also to know the main scales of assessment used in the nursing area.
Course contents summary
General introduction to the scales of measurement and evaluation. Presentation of the main useful scales of assessment in nursing care, divided by thematics.
General introduction to the scales of measurement and evaluation; measuring; levels of measurement; validity and reliability of a scale; typologies of scales of assessment. Why it is important to implement the use of scales in nursing. The limits of the scales of assessment.Scales of fall risk assessment , sleep quality and therapeutic adherenceScales of risk of compromising skin integrity , nutritional status and urinary and fecal elimination.The scales of the cognitive-perceptual and emotional areasThe scales of autonomy, complexity of care, clinical intensity and breath-circleareas
Bibliography:Artioli G., Copelli P., Foà C., La Sala R.
Valutazione infermieristica della persona assistita
Recommended essay:Santullo A.Le scale di valutazione in sanitàMcGrawHill
Assessment methods and criteria
Written test with multiple choice questions