39311 - Nursing Internship 2 (FO)

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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

ATTENTION - this course includes limitations: refer to the section "Learning assessment and assessment procedures"

During the Nursing Internship II, the Students will attend clinical internships of various specializations and structures, within the framework of the Agreement between UNIBO and the reference health bodies.

The Internship has a duration of 17 ECTS of which 2 ECTS of activities related to the Internship (Articles 4 and 5 of the Regulations).

During the attendance, the Students

they will actively and directly participate in care activities under the supervision of specially designated clinical Tutors.
they will participate in specific briefings and de-briefings organized by the teaching tutors of the office and / or by the clinical tutors themselves.
under the guidance of the Didactic and Clinical Tutors, they will have to draw up two clinical-assistance case plans for people assisted according to the Gordon-Carpenito model; of complexity compared to the expected learning level.

At the end of the course, students must be able to integrate the theoretical scientific knowledge of the Professionalising, Characterizing and basic subjects of the 1st and 2nd year, developing skills that will be assessed under the Cognitive, Technical-operational and Relational aspects.

In particular, students must demonstrate that they:

know how to integrate the basic ethical-deontological and regulatory principles (D.M. 739/94; L. 42/1999; L. 251/2000; CD OPI 2019)

know how to set up a nursing assessment also through the use of evaluation scales; interpret clinical data and make technical interventions in relation to the knowledge acquired during the 1st  and 2nd year;

are able to describe and relate to the clinical case nursing diagnoses developed during the professional training courses and exercises.

know how to perform nursing procedures and justify their scientific rationale.

are able to guarantee the safety of operators and patients by applying procedures relating to hand hygiene, waste management, use of personal protective equipment and adoption of standard and special precautions.

describe the clinical phenomenon using a technically-scientific and professionally adequate language


R.F. Craven, C.J.Hirnle, S.Jensen '' Principi fondamentali dell'assistenza infermieristica'', quinta edizione, CEA, 2013.

Timby B.K.,'' Fondamenti di assistenza infermieristica,concetti e abilitàcliniche di base'', McGraw-Hill, Milano, 2011.

Hinkle, J.L. ; Cheever K.H.: Brunner Suddarth: Infermieristica medico-chirurgica CEA, 2017

Carpenito- Moyet, L.J. Diagnosi Infermieristiche. Applicazioni alla pratica clinica CEA, 2020

OPI - Codice Deontologico dell' infermiere, 2019.

Teaching methods

Assisted and guided clinical training

Elaboration of the internship experience in guided plenary sessions

Drills in diagnostics and supervised clinical operations

Methodological in-depth meetings

Assessment methods

The exam of the Nursing Internship Course II provides for specific prerequisites, in particular, in order to register for the exam, students must already have:

passed the exams of Clinical Sciences in the medical-specialist area, Clinical Sciences in the surgical-specialist area, Medical-surgical nursing;

reported a positive score in the activity of the IC "Professional Study Laboratory 2.".

In addition they have:

reported positive evaluations in the internship evaluation forms in all periods attended

produced the two clinical-assistance cases requested.

The exam consists in passing two tests:

a written test consisting of:

micro-situations in which to identify from time to time Nursing Diagnoses, Objectives and assistance interventions;
questions regarding knowledge or normative-deontological applications;calculation of pharmacological dosages;
questions related to diets, lifestyles and principles of health education

Passing the written test allows access to the oral examination, aimed at ascertaining the level of integration of the acquired knowledge.

Teaching tools

Documentation for educational planning assistance.Company procedures and material provided in laboratory activities

Office hours

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