Pediatric surgical sciences

A.Y. 2020/2021
Overall hours
MED/20 MED/33 MED/45
Learning objectives
- To Know the main surgical pathologies of the pediatric age and their therapeutic approach;
- To Know the most relevant pathologies in orthopedics in the developmental age and their therapeutic approach;
- To Acquire the knowledge and methods to manage nursing care, from data collection to the evaluation of evidence based actions and the result, to the child with family involvement, which presents biophysiological, physiopathological, psychological and socio-cultural manifestations and signs related to disease states with greater incidence and prevalence in the area of surgical interest;
- To Know and to apply the methods of use of therapeutic and diagnostic procedures, according to planned interventions and actions based on standards and scientific evidence;
- To Acquire the ability to apply data collection methods for the identification of nursing care needs related to illness states of the child's surgical relevance and to plan nursing care, documenting it according to the theoretical reference model and evaluating expected actions and results
Expected learning outcomes
Knowledge and understanding:
- general and clinical nursing issues for the understanding of pediatric nursing's fields of intervention, clinical method leading to effective clinical approach intervention techniques and evidence supporting the decision making and the delivery of the pediatric nursing care.

Ability to apply knowledge and understanding:
- integrate the knowledge and skills stemming from the nursing discipline, from biomedical, psychological, socio-cultural and humanistic features to recognize the care needs of the newborn, children , adolescents and the family and provide appropriate, effective and evidence-based pediatric nursing care;
- apply the nursing care on the basis of the reference disciplinary theoretical models to assess and diagnose health status and care needs in their physical, psychological and socio-cultural dimensions, plan goals, implement and evaluate the care provided and outcomes achieved;
- conduct a complete and systematic evaluation of data relating to the care needs of the newborn, children , adolescents to facilitate growth, development and adaptation in health promotion, maintenance and recovery;
- analyze and accurately interpret the data collected through clinical reasoning;
- interpret and apply the results of research to nursing practice and link research paths to the theoretical development of the nursing discipline;
- provide nursing care in different care settings, both in- and out- of-hospital settings.
Course syllabus and organization

Unique edition

Musculoskeletal system diseases
MED/33 - ORTHOPAEDICS - University credits: 1
Lessons: 15 hours
Nursing sciences: general, clinical and paediatric
MED/45 - NURSING - University credits: 4
Lessons: 60 hours
Paediatric surgery
MED/20 - PAEDIATRIC SURGERY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 15 hours