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Study Curriculum in English

MODULE 1: General Paediatric and Nursing Sciences

ECTS: 12

Hours: 351

Subjects

Hours

Introduction to paediatric nursing

6

Historical background

Family-centred care

Atraumatic care

The healthy child

12

Elements of children’s anatomy and physiology

The growth of the healthy child - Auxology

Motor and cognitive development of the healthy child

Nutrition of the healthy child during different developmental stages

Vaccinations

3

Child’s assessment

6

Elements of semeiotics

Clinical history and examination

Taking vital signs in children

4

Family assessment

General psychological aspects of paediatric nursing

10

Psychosocial, affective and cognitive development in children

Theories of child development

To communicate with child and family

Psychological aspects of the sick child and his or her family.

Hospitalization: impact on the child and family preparation and reception

Basic needs of children according to developmental stages

 

 

28

- Elimination

- Hygene

- Nutrition

- Sleep

- Security

- Play

Most frequent pathologies in children

6

Most common respiratory tract pathologies

Most common urinary tract pathologies

Most common gastrointestinal diseases. Dehydration

Exanthematous diseases

3

Therapy

 

4

Paediatric pharmacology

Drug preparation and different ways of administration according to developmental stages

6

Calculation skills

Medication administration errors prevention

Aerosol therapy and oxygen administration

2

The healthy newborn

5

Anatomic and physiologic characteristics of the healthy newborn

Birth and adaptation to extra uterine life

Behavioural assessment and developmental promotion of term newborns (Brazelton Course)

18

Newborn nursing care in the delivery room

3

General elements of nursing care of the healthy newborn

6

Basic needs of newborns

Breast feeding

5

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

2

Parenthood and mother-newborn bonding

4

Psychological and emotional support to mothers of newborns

Pain in children 1

 

6

Pain in children: how to recognize and handle it

Pain control in children with non pharmacological techniques

6

Pain control in children with pharmacological techniques

10

Methodological and organizational aspects of paediatric nursing care

4

Rights of the sick child and his family

Transcultural paediatric nursing

Paediatric Nursing Care Models

3

Quality and accreditation

4

Clinical risk in the paediatric setting

Skill Lab

20

Guided individual study

165

TOTAL Module 1

351

CLINICAL LEARNING STAGE 1 - General Paediatrics Unit
ECTS: 5
Hours: 100

MODULE 2: Specialty Paediatric and Nursing Sciences 1


ECTS: 9
Hours: 255

 Subjects

Hours

Paediatric nephro-urology

 

5

Nephrology, haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis

Paediatric urological surgery

5

Nursing of children with nephro-urological diseases

4

Nursing care before and after urological surgery

4

Paediatric infective diseases

 

6

Tuberculosis, HIV, sexually transmitted diseases

Care of children with infective diseases, infections prevention in a paediatric setting. Isolation measures in different paediatric settings.

4

Specialist Paediatric Care

 

4

Paediatric endocrinology

Paediatric cardiology

6

Paediatric allergies. Food and skin allergies.

4

Asthma. Elements of paediatric physiology of the respiratory tract

4

Chronic inflammatory intestinal diseases and celiac disease

5

Rheumatology and autoimmune disorders

4

Abuse and maltreatment

 

6

The abused and maltreated child; Female genital mutilation

Paediatric surgery 1

 

8

General paediatric surgery (thoracic and abdominal)

Neonatal surgery

3

Nursing care to child and family before elective and emergency surgery

6

Post operative nursing care in neonatal surgery

Post operative nursing care in paediatric surgery

Reception and management of child and family in the operative sector

3

Care of stomas

5

Management of surgical devices

Getting child and family ready for hospital discharge. The surgical outpatient nurse-led clinic

3

Paediatric surgery 2

 

6

Paediatric neurosurgery

Nursing care to children with neurosurgical diseases

5

Paediatric orthopaedics

3

Postoperative pain management

4

Burns

2

Psychological and relational aspects of caring for the hospitalized child

9

Psychological reactions of the child to an acute event, trauma and prolonged hospitalization

Discussion of clinical cases

Psychological aspects and emotional reactions of children undergoing surgical interventions

Skill lab

17

Guided individual study

120

TOTAL Module 2

255

CLINICAL LEARNING STAGE 2 - Paediatric Surgery Unit


ECTS: 5
Hours: 100

 

MODULE 3: Specialty Paediatric and Nursing Sciences 2


ECTS: 9
Hours: 231

Subjects

Hours

Chronic diseases of childhood

 

4

Cystic fibrosis and nursing care of children with CF

Juvenile diabetes mellitus

4

Nursing care of children with diabetes mellitus

2

Metabolic diseases

6

Nursing care of children with metabolic diseases

4

Neuropsychiatry

 

6

Autism, Epilepsy

Nursing care of children with epilepsy

4

Nursing care of adolescents with eating disorders

2

Venous central accesses in the paediatric setting

 

2

Protocols for the management of CVC

Management of CVC and ultrasound guided venous accesses

12

Paediatric artificial nutrition: TPN, TEN

4

Paediatric rehabilitation

 

3

General classification. Elements of paediatric motor physiotherapy

Paediatric respiratory physiotherapy

4

The adolescent

 

3

Adolescentology

Psychological problems in adolescents

2

Paediatric Onco-haematology

10

Paediatric oncological diseases. Diagnostic tests and invasive treatments of the child with oncological diseases.

Nursing care of children with oncological diseases. Special needs of children and family in the paediatric oncologic department. Prevention of complications.

10

Managing children with oncological diseases in the outpatient setting.

1

Preparation and management of chemotherapy

2

Paediatric oncologic pharmacology

2

Hematopoietic transplantation in paediatric cancer

2

Pain in children 2

5

Procedural pain in children: techniques of sedoanalgesia and nitrous oxide

Paediatric palliative care

6

Psychological and relational aspects of caring for children with a chronic disease.

 

4

 

Psychological reactions defences of children and their parents facing a chronic disease.

Communicative techniques and support in chronicity and disability

Paediatric psychology. Communication with children and family, psychological reactions and adaptation.

2

Communication with child/family during the progression of illness and with the terminally ill.

2

Elaboration of end-of-life and grief of the child/family

Heath education

2

Principles, methods and educational techniques to promote health in child/family

Unhealthy life styles and habits; repercussions on the health of child/adolescent

Principles, methods and techniques of learning/teaching

2

Definition of educational goals

Assessment of learning- adaptation - change

Methods and techniques for planning educational and rehabilitation interventions in chronicity and disability during the developmental age.

2

Skill Lab

17

Guided individual study

100

TOTAL Module 3

231

 

MODULE 4: Paediatric and Nursing Critical Care


ECTS: 8
Hours: 174

Subject

Hours

Paediatric emergencies

Paediatric triage and organisation of the paediatric emergency department

 

2

Respiratory emergencies

2

Traumatology – Organisation of the Trauma Center

2

Domestic injuries

2

Intoxications

2

Cardiac emergencies; congenital cardiac diseases; neonatal cardiac diseases

3

ABLS - Advanced Burn Life Support- Provider Course

9

PBLS - Paediatric Basic Life Support – Provider Course

4

Communication and management of emotional crises in the ER

8

Paediatric anaesthesiology

Paediatric anaesthesiology

 

6

Assessment of vital functions of children during intensive care. Technologies in intensive care settings. Intensive care nursing

3

Nursing care of children with a tracheostomy. Nursing care to children undergoing respiratory endoscopy.

1

Neonatal Intensive Care

The preterm newborn. Physiopathology, treatments

 

3

Nursing care to preterm newborns and pathological newborns in NICU

6

Term newborns in NICU: most frequent pathologies and treatment

3

Acute neonatal transport

2

Methods of containment/contact/care of term and preterm newborns in intensive care

2

Nursing care to newborns undergoing hypothermal therapy

1

Emotional support to parents of newborns in the NICU. The communication with family members during neonatal intensive care.

4

Pain in newborns

5

Skill Lab

19

Guided individual study

85

TOTAL Module 4

174

CLINICAL LEARNING STAGE 3: Paediatric ER or Paediatric Oncology Unit or PICU or NICU (to Student’s choice) 


ECTS: 4
Hours: 90

Preparation of the Final Dissertation


ECTS :8
Hours: 200
 
ultimo aggiornamento: 14-Apr-2017
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