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First Semester 
Teaching style
Lingua Insegnamento

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Course Curriculum CFU Length(h)
[40/42]  NURSING [42/00 - Ord. 2020]  PERCORSO COMUNE 4 32


Acquisition of essential knowledge, both theoretical and practical, on topics related to the various modules of the Integrated Course, emphasizing the close link between the quality of practical action and theoretical knowledge. Provide the tools for a critical evaluation of the information received and for their inclusion in the broader educational context.


Overcome the writing with a score of 18/30 and the presences in class


1. General information, wounds, burns 2. Suture techniques and intestinal anastomosis 3. Thyroid disorders 4. Parathyroid disorders: hyperparathyroidism, hypoparathyroidism 5. Breast pathologies 6. Esophagus disorders 7. Stomach disorders 8. Liver disorders biliary tract 9. Portal hypertension 10. Pancreatic disorders 11. Pathologies of the small intestine 12. Acute appendicitis 13. Inflammatory bowel diseases 14. Colon, rectum and anus disorders 15. Proctological pathology 16. Ernie and Laparoceli
Hepatitis, Diabetes and AIDS. General concepts on drugs. Routes of administration: - Enteral-Parenteral route - Via topical.
The patient with Diabetes Mellitus type 1 and 2 Notes on the pathology. The hepatopathic patient Notes on the pathology. The patient with AIDS Loading curve, EGDS, positioning Sengstaken Blakemore probe, paracentesis and liver biopsy.
Surgical Operative Unit The operative department General characteristics Instrumentation of the operating room Minimum organic supply of an operating room Pre-operative nursing examination Path of a patient in the surgical field Hospitalization in DH in Day Surgery Physical assessment Pre-operative psycho-social assessment Preoperative education patient Preparation of the patient for the operation Skin preparation SNG positioning Intestinal and bladder preparation Preoperative drugs Informed consent Infectious risk factors Classification of surgical operations Preoperative nursing care for the hospitalized patient Transport / transfer of the patient to the operating room Documentation check
Intraoperative assistance: reception in the operating room, positioning, surveillance and discharge.
Intraoperative phase
Checklist for safety in the operating room Preparation and maintenance of the sterile field Asepsis in the operating room Behavioral rules of the operators in the room Techniques for surgical washing Dressing Operating team Safety guidelines in the operating room. Anesthetic methods (general, locoregional): observation, evaluation and monitoring Intra-operative complications: positioning, imbalance of body temperature (hypothermia), ocular lesions, respiratory disorders; observation, evaluation and monitoring Post-operative complications: nausea and vomiting, acute postoperative pain, urinary retention, ileus, altered fluid balance, hypotension, delirium, fatiga, fever, surgical wound complications such as anastomotic dehiscence, post gastrectomy and short bowel syndrome , respiratory complications, DVT and pulmonary embolism; observation, evaluation and monitoring
Postoperative interventions: mobilization, feeding, fluid management and post-operative water balance.
Postoperative phase
Upper gastrointestinal and esophageal bleeding, gastric resection, chronic intestinal inflammatory diseases, aneurysm of the portal: real / potential problems and planning of interventions Thoraco-abdominal trauma (rib fractures, diaphragm tear, PNX and spleen rupture): real / potential problems and planning of interventions Framework of acute non-traumatic abdomen (perforated gastro-duodenal ulcer, biliary peritonitis, intestinal obstruction, perforation of diverticulum, intestinal infarction): real / potential problems and planning of interventions Intestinal derivations: ileostomy and colostomy. Active and passive drainage: Penrose drainage, drainage and suction drainage, abdominal and thoracic drainage

Teaching Methods

Frontal lessons, exercises in small groups

Verification of learning

Written and / or oral


1) McGraw-Hill, R. Massini. Medicina Interna 2) Mario Lise CHIRURGIA per le professioni sanitarie Piccin 2006

R.F.Craven C.J. Hirnle: Principi fondamentali dell assistenza infermieristica 2013 CEA
Programmi AA 2015/2016 Corso di Laurea in Infermieristica

Università degli Studi di Cagliari - Facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia
Mario Lise CHIRURGIA per le professioni sanitarie Piccin Pamela Lynn Manuale di tecniche e procedure infermieristiche di Taylor Piccin Barbara K.Timby Fondamenti di Assistenza Infermieristica McGrawHill Sandra M.Nettina Il Manuale dellinfermiere Piccin

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The evaluation will take into account the interest in the classroom, the results in the group work and the score of the written paper and / or oral interview

Questionnaire and social

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