SCALES OF ASSESSMENT IN NURSING ASSISTANCE
cod. PC1010803

Academic year 2023/24
1° year of course - First semester
Professor
Annalisa MARCHETTI
Academic discipline
Scienze infermieristiche generali, cliniche e pediatriche (MED/45)
Field
Tirocinio differenziato per specifico profilo
Type of training activity
Characterising
10 hours
of face-to-face activities
1 credits
hub: PIACENZA
course unit
in ITALIAN

Integrated course unit module: General nursing I and bioethics

Learning objectives

- Recognize the main characteristics and functions of the rating scales
- Describe the areas and limits of applicability of the assessment scales used in the Nursing process
- Conduct a nursing assessment using evaluation scales that are congruent and relevant to the care case history

Prerequisites

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Course unit content

Characteristics and functions of measurement and evaluation scales. Analysis of the main evaluation scales used in nursing relating to the state of consciousness (Glasgow scale in adults and children), the state of sedation (Ramsey scale), the cognitive state (MMSE), the functional state (Barthel Index and IADL ), dyspnoea and asthenia (BORG and FESS), fall risk (Conley, Tinetti), nutritional status (Nutrition Score and Mini Nutritional Assessment), constipation assessment (Constipation Scale), sleep assessment (Pittsburg Sleep Quality Index and sleep diary), pain assessment (VAS, NRS, PAINAD, NOPPAIN, facial expression scale, PIPP, OPS, CHEOPS, Mc Gill Pain Questionnaire), assessment of the risk of onset of pressure sores (Braden) and their classification / monitoring (NPUAP, Push Tool), assessment of vascular lesions (Texas), assessment of the need for continuity of care (Care complexity index, Blaylock Risk Assessment Screening, Social network scale by Lubben)

Full programme

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Bibliography

Artioli Giovanna "Nursing evaluation of the assisted person - integrated approach", Poletto Publishing House

Teaching methods

lectures with the active involvement of students starting from the analysis of a case of assistance, work in small groups and sharing in plenary

Assessment methods and criteria

Analysis of a clinical case by means of a written test with both open and closed questions

Other information

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