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Academic year 2013/14
2° year of course - First semester
Professor responsible for the course unit
BARONI Maria Cristina
integrated course unit
9 credits
course unit
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Learning objectives

The course aims at the acquisition of knowledge that lead to the understanding of decision-making processes aimed at providing effective solutions to the problems and organizational assistance.
That route runs through the study of forms of managerial direction related to the specific discipline, as well as issues related to the accreditation of health services. The improvement in the quality of care is pursued also through a management style that can not be separated from the knowledge of the main trends for the management of the working groups.
The course tends to use the knowledge acquired for the purposes of health care settings in the current view to continuous improvement and organizational well-being.
In particular, at the end of the course the student will be able to apply the acquired knowledge in the following areas:
- Build on the basis of the analysis of health problems and the supply of services, a system of standards of care and professional competence;
- Apply the methodological foundations of scientific research support, organization of relevant services;
- To design and implement models of organization of obstetric nursing services or in health services;
- Negotiate, select, allocate staff resources in relation to the health standards of professional competence and workload of the specific areas of care;
- To contribute to the definition of a systematic plan of continuous quality improvement and define standards and indicators for the evaluation of shared relevant;
- Managing working groups and strategies to foster integration and multi-professional organization;
- Further evaluation systems and professional accreditation


the examination of "Management and obstetric nursing" can only be taken after the completion of the tests of "Health Management" and "Legal Aspects of the leading role"

Course unit content

Organizational management of multi-professional groups, management processes assitenziali the health professions and institutional accreditation.

Full programme

see the syllabus of the individual modules.


see reference texts of individual teaching modules

Teaching methods

Lectures, class participatory, interactive teaching with audio-visual aids, work in groups, exercises on real cases

Assessment methods and criteria

Both written and oral examination in order to assess the ability to understand and apply the basic concepts of management and obstetric nursing.

Other information

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