cod. 1004822

Academic year 2016/17
3° year of course - Second semester
Academic discipline
Scienze infermieristiche ostetrico-ginecologiche (MED/47)
Laboratori professionali dello specifico ssd
Type of training activity
30 hours
of face-to-face activities
3 credits
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course unit
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Learning objectives

The course aims to enable the student to know and understand the essentials of assistance and management in emergency obstetric care.
Another key issue becomes the ability to apply knowledge and understanding during simulations.
The course also aims to achieve communication skills with the patient, family background and all health care providers involved.


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Course unit content

The course aims to provide students with the treatment of various pathologies that may arise in labor and complicate itself.
Assistance and management emergency with midwives in the delivery room simulations.

Full programme

Definition Emergency-Triage Urgency- obstetrician. in the emergency communications
assistance to breech birth.
Vacuum extractor.
Shoulder dystocia
Cord prolapse.
Mal occiput and poorly fetal presentations positions.
Placental abruption.
uterine rupture.
Placenta previa.
Antepartum hemorrhage.
Pre-eclampsia and eclampsia attack.
Urgencies and emergencies cardiotocographic in labor.
the multiple birth assistance.
Pathologies of the afterbirth. Failure to second. Retention material. Hemorrhage.
uterine inversion.
Genital puerperal hematoma.
Postpartum hemorrhage treatment.
cardiac-arrest cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
neonatal resuscitation in the delivery room.


• A. Ragusa e C. Crescini, Urgenze ed emergenze in sala parto, edizione PICCIN
In addition, each lesson will be supported by teaching materials and references.

Teaching methods

The teaching methods of execution and they will be lectures but also practice on mannequins, in the delivery room, watching movies, and use of laboratories (analysis of clinical cases) to be able to apply their knowledge and understanding of the relational dynamics event birth. The exercises will be individual and group in order to provide the opportunity for each student to be able to measure in search of solution to the real problems that will be made.

Assessment methods and criteria

The assessment of the achievement of the objectives of the course includes an oral assessment and will be required practical applications of the knowledge acquired.
The teaching final score will result from the oral / practical evaluation, as well as the evaluation classroom attendance and participation.

Other information

Simmom mannequin simulator. Simulations in the delivery room and medical records.