Information on individual educational components (ECTS-Course descriptions) per semester

Degree programme: Bachelor Health Care and Nursing
Type of degree: FH Bachelor´s Degree Programme
Full-time
Winter Semester 2022

Course unit title Nursing Assessment 3
Course unit code 081611030302
Language of instruction German
Type of course unit (compulsory, optional) Compulsory
Semester when the course unit is delivered Winter Semester 2022
Teaching hours per week 4
Year of study 2022
Number of ECTS credits allocated First Cycle (Bachelor)
Number of ECTS credits allocated 4
Name of lecturer(s) Kurt ACHATZ, Jürgen BACHMANN, Thomas FETZ, Ingrid HADERER-MATT, Peter JÄGER, Hubert Roland JOCHAM, Beate PLATTNER-JUTZ, Andrea SEIDEL, Alexander VONBANK


Prerequisites and co-requisites
  • Principles of healthcare and nursing
  • Nursing assessment 1 and 2

Course content

Assessment of diabetes mellitus

  • Anatomy and physiology of the endocrine system
  • Diabetes - clinical picture including diagnosis and treatment including secondary illnesses
  • Nursing diagnoses including an estimation of the risk and prevention such as
  • "peripheral circulatory disorder" or "non-compliance"
  • Evidence-based interventions based on the nursing diagnoses mentioned
  • Interprofessional treatment objectives and strategies to treat diabetes (including nutritional and insulin therapy) in adults and elderly people
  • Evaluation of the care outcomes

Assessment of the abdomen

  • Typical clinical pictures of the gastrointestinal tract: e.g. ileus, disorders involving vomiting and diarrhoe, cholecystits
  • Typical clinical pictures of the urogenital tract: e.g. testicular cancer, prostate cancer, benign prostate hyperplasia, lower urinary tract infection, urethritis, adnexitis
  • Recording physical parameters
  • Relevant nursing diagnoses, nursing interventions and evaluations of the care outcomes

Assessment of the neck, nose, ears and head

  • Anatomy, physiology and pathology
  • Recording physical parameters
  • Relevant nursing diagnoses, nursing interventions and evaluations of the care outcomes

Assessment of the central and peripheral nervous system

  • Anatomy and physiology of the nervous system
  • Detection of stimuli by the sensory organs
  • Clinical pictures of stroke and Parkinson's disease (including diagnosis and treatment)
  • Relevant nursing diagnoses, nursing interventions and evaluations of the care outcomes

Swallowing

  • Pathophysiology
  • Focus of care in people with dysphagia including emergency situations as a result of aspiration
  • Relevant nursing diagnoses, nursing interventions and evaluations of the care outcome

Learning outcomes

Students

  • will be able to integrate aetiological and medical knowledge into their selection of nursing interventions
  • will be able to describe the effects of chronic illness on those affected and their relatives
  • will be able to create a trojectory model for chronic illness an carry out a symptom-focused assessment of the areas described

Planned learning activities and teaching methods
  • Preparatory tasks
  • Lecture
  • Recording physical parameters
  • Case studies

Assessment methods and criteria

Written and practical examination


Comment

Students must be willing to have their physiological parameters recorded under instruction and to record these parameters for their peers.


Recommended or required reading
  • Battegay, Edouard (Hrsg.) (2013): Siegenthalers Differenzialdiagnosen. 20. Auflage. Stuttgart. Thieme.
  • Doenges, Marilynn E.; Moorhouse, Mary Frances; Murr, Alice C. (2013): Pflegediagnosen und Maßnahmen. 4. Auflage. Bern: Hogrefe.
  • Füessl, Hermann S.; Middeke, Martin. (2014): Anamnese und Klinische Untersuchung. 5. Auflage. Stuttgart: Thieme.
  • Hehlmann, Annemarie (2016): Leitsymptome. 7. Auflage. München: Urban und Fischer.
  • Hopcroft, Keith; Forte, Vincent (2013): Differenzialdiagnostische Tabellen. Bern: Hans Huber.
  • Schaufelberger, Mireille u.a. (2013): Alarmsymptome der Medizin. Neuhausen am Rheinfall: Editions D&F GmbH.

Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning)

Face-to-face course with compulsory attendance