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Course Curriculum CFU Length(h)
[40/42]  NURSING [42/00 - Ord. 2020]  PERCORSO COMUNE 6 48


Describe some of the most important and significant clinical pictures of specialist surgery such as: Urology, Otorhinolaryngology, Oncology.
Acquire specific clinical nursing knowledge in order to refine and implement specific skills, to respond, according to the most modern care planning concepts (from the perspective of Evidence Based Nursing) to the B.A.I. in the person subjected to intervention..


having attended the lessons.


Urology Module MED24
Urinary semeiotics
The malformations of the urinary system
The main diseases of the scrotum
The calculi of the urinary tract
Urinary tract infections
TBC uro genital
Traumas of the urogenital apparatus
Tumors of the renal parenchyma
Tumors of the urinary excretric pathway
Benign prostatic hypertrophy
Tumors of the prostate parenchyma
Testis tumors
Male infertility and erection deficit
Kidney transplantation
MED45 nursing module
a-Analysis of the different phases of nursing care in the perioperative.
b - Elaboration of the Type Assistance Plan to the person subjected to intervention by
Urology (nephrectomy, cystectomy - urinary deviation, prostatic resection)
Otorhinolaryngology (Laryngectomy Trachestomy and Trachesostomy)
c- Deepening of assistive techniques: drainage, intestinal and urinary ostomy, bladder catheterization, self-catheterization, continuous bladder washing,
Knowledge of tracheal cannulas
Management of trachetomized patients.
d - Type of surgery: traditional approach, minimally invasive, endoscopic and
robotic surgery.
- Surgical team type, composition, skills, roles, criticality;
f - Risk management Risk in the operating room (physical, chemical, biological) Check List, Organization of the Operating Block, requirements and regulations.
g- Care continuity, clinical care pathways, communication and nursing documentation used in the operating block Operating procedures and protocols. Consent
h- Hints on surgical instruments: decontamination, cleaning, packaging, sterilization, maintenance of sterility and asepsis.
main equipment and devices present in S.O., global management with reference to nursing skills.
Organization of the operating block according to the principles of the LEAN techniques.

MED06 Medical Oncology Module
epidemiology of cancer;
primary and secondary prevention, screnning programs, general staging concepts, TNM, indications for radiotherapeutic medical surgical treatment;
general concepts on how to evaluate the patient with cancer overall; general concepts of chemotherapy, polychemotherapy, ionotherapy, neoadjuvant, adjuvant and palliative chemotherapy, criteria for the evaluation of the response to chemotherapeutic treatments, main side effects of chemotherapeutic drugs, general concepts of clinical experimentation, in vitro experimentation, in vivo, phase I studies , II, III, IV;
Central venous catheters, their use and management; evacuative paracentesis, indications, modalities of execution, role of the nurse;
evacuative thoracentesis, indications, modality of execution, role of the nurse, psycho-oncology, communication of the diagnosis and informed consent, response of the patient to the communication of the diagnosis.
Otolaryngology module
anatomy and physiology of the acoustic and vestibular organ, pathologies of the external and middle ear, acute and chronic disorders of the ear, congenitiacquisito and acuticronic audio-vestibular deficits; risks and severity indices in the post surgical management of the otological patient;
Rhinology more frequent rhinological urgencies, etiopathogenesis and management, oncological pathology of the facial mass; Infected pathologies of the upper air-digestive pathologies Pathologies of the Waldeyer's ring, non-tumor pathologies of the larynx;
Oncological pathologies of the upper aero-digestive pathways Epidemiology of VADS tumors, VADS tumors clinic, VADS tumors terpai
Oncological and inflammatory pathology of the salivary glands; Respiratory urges and trachetomy; Post-operative management in ENT and post-surgical risks in the post-operative period.

Teaching Methods

methods and techniques of teaching interaction in the presence of the teacher: Dialogue in the classroom solicited by the teacher, references and references to normal and pathological conditions, combination of frontal and interactive teaching with the use of computer tools.

Verification of learning

Oral and writtten examination


Urology: Suggested text: Francesco Porpiglia: Urology Manual - Minerva Medica Editions
Nursing: Brunner Suddarth Nursing Medical Surgery Publishing House Ambrosiana CEA 2010
L.J. Carpenito Nursing care plans and nursing diagnosis documentation and collaborative problems. Ambrosiana Publishing House 1999
Galvagni Michela, Perini Chiara The nurse in the operating room. Mc Graw-Hill Italy 2010
Wicker Paul-O'Neill Joy Perioperative Nursing Care "Mc Graw-Hill Italy 200.
Trattato di otorino laringoiatria e audiologia- Pignatar

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