cod. 19772

Academic year 2022/23
2° year of course - First semester
Professor responsible for the course unit
BARONI Maria Cristina
integrated course unit
8 credits
course unit

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.
The course will be held through lectures to Students either in the classroom (“in presenza”) or in synchronous-streaming (“in telepresenza”) on the Teams platform. Therefore, the opportunity of Student/Teacher interaction will be preserved both face to face and remotely, by the simultaneous use of the Teams platform.
Lectures will be supported by slide presentations, which will be available to students on the Elly platform (
Lectures will be held on-site in compliance with safety standards, provided that further instructions on the ongoing health emergency are not implemented. Supporting material will be available on the specific, student-reserved platform (Elly) and will include slide presentations, audio-video aids or video-recording of the lectures.”

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.

In case of the persistence of the health emergency, the oral exams will be conducted remotely, as follows:
remote oral questions, through the Teams platform (guide; Written examination, multiple choice test.
The written oral exams will be conducted remotely, as follows:
structured written test conducted remotely (by Teams and Elly). The test consists of 30 multiple choice questions on the course contents (reference texts + documents uploaded to Elly during the course). There is no penalty for incorrect answers.
The final mark, reported directly on Esse3, will correspond to the arithmetic average of the assessments obtained in the written test.

In both cases, students with SLD / BSE must first contact Le Eli-che: support for students with disabilities, D.S.A., B.E.S. (

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