cod. 1008251

Academic year 2020/21
1° year of course - Second semester
Lodovica CUGINI
Academic discipline
Scienze infermieristiche ostetrico-ginecologiche (MED/47)
Laboratori professionali dello specifico ssd
Type of training activity
10 hours
of face-to-face activities
1 credits
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course unit

Integrated course unit module: Basic Midwifery II

Learning objectives

Learning in practice welfare procedures basic nursing and midwifery science


Completion of the first course

Course unit content

The course consists on practical application of the theory learned in the course of obstetric-gynecological nursing Sciences, (through laboratory work)

Full programme

Procedures carried out. Washing hands: social, surgical and aseptic. Use of personal protective equipment and individual security. Detecting vital signs: heart rate, arterial blood pressure, ECG, respiratory rate, arterial blood gas analysis. Oxygen saturation measurement. Oxygen therapy.
The collection of a blood sample through venipuncture.
Dilution of drugs.
Therapeutic intradermal, subcutaneous, intramuscular and intravenous administration.
The application of Peripheral Venous Catheter. Capillary blood glucose detection.
Female bladder catheterization.
Collection of biological samples: swabs, blood and urine culture.


Albinelli P., The nurse between theory and practice, a manual for the clinical laboratory teaching. Athena Ed., 2008
Costantini W.,
Calistri D., MIDWIFERY. Scientific-cultural bases. Piccin Ed., 2013.
Slides and audiovisual material

Teaching methods

Exercises and simulation with mannequins in teaching laboratory

Assessment methods and criteria

The student’s knowledge, topics’ comprehension and her/his skill to apply them on the occupational contexts will be evaluated by questions on the topics related to the course content. Failed answer to one or more questions or proved insufficiency of the basic knowledge on the subject will preclude the successful completion of the exam. In case of completion of the exam, an evaluation that contributes to the final grade of the course will be defined and it will be based on the achievement of the objectives (evaluated in thirtieth).

Other information

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