Practically apply, in a protected context, the skills related to basic obstetric care procedures, learned through theoretical lessons.
Completion of theoretical lessons
Course unit content
The laboratory consists in the practical application, through exercises, of the theory learned in the course of Basic Nursing and Midwifery.
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.
Saiani L., Brugnolli A., TRATTATO DI CURE INFERMIERISTICHE. Idelson-Gnocchi III Ed., 2021.
Di Muzio M., MANUALE DI PROCEDURE INFERMIERISTICHE BASATE SULLE EVIDENZE. Edises II Ed., 2021. (optional)
Costantini W., TRATTANDO DI SCIENZA ED ARTE DELLA PROFESSIONALITA' OSTETRICA. Piccin Ed., 2021.
Slides and audiovisual material provided by the teacher
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).