39559 - Maternal/Child Nursing (FA)

Course Unit Page

  • Teacher Sara Emiliani

  • Learning modules Sara Emiliani (Modulo 1)
    Federica Massaro (Modulo 2)

  • Credits 3

  • Teaching Mode Traditional lectures (Modulo 1)
    Traditional lectures (Modulo 2)

  • Language Italian

  • Campus of Ravenna

  • Degree Programme First cycle degree programme (L) in Nursing (cod. 8474)


This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Good health and well-being

Academic Year 2022/2023

Course contents

General Pediatrics and Pedagogy.

Evolution of individual; mother-child "diade", FCC

WHO and national health plan documents.

Special nursing for pregnant woman "a termine" and her child; peri-natal cares.

Nursing the healthy newborn

Nursing the newborn with health problems

Nursing in PICU

Caring for babies affected by:

  • respiratory
  • cardio-circulatory
  • infectious
  • neurological
  • methabolical
  • gastro-enteral
  • periferic and sensorial neurology 


Pain, analgesia and sedation in babies and children.

Special therapies and their nursing management.

Special nutrition in babies and mothers

Nursing pediatric plans.


Di Giacomo, P.; Rigon, L. A. "Assistenza infermieristica e ostetrica in area materno-infantile" – CEA II° ed., Milano, 2016

Marchioni, G.; Salerno, S.; Scalorbi, S., Quarella, P.: "Infermieristica in area materno-infantile” - ed. McGraw Hill, Milano, 2014

Badon, P.; Zampieron, A.: "Procedure Infermieristiche in Pediatria” - ed. CEA, Milano, 2014

Bee, H.; "Lo sviluppo del bambino" - Zanichelli III° ed., Bologna, 2003Metodi didattici Metodi didattic

Teaching methods

Problem-based interactive front lessons; partecipative case analysis; simulations.


Assessment methods

Written exam.

Teaching tools

Original slides; audiovisual and films; specialty materials illustrations.

Office hours

See the website of Sara Emiliani

See the website of Federica Massaro