Professional Master programme in Intensive and semi-intensive respiratory care - 8970

Code 8970
Academic Year 2019-2020
Subject area Health
Campus Bologna
Level Second
Director Stefano Nava
Duration Part time two-year programme
Teaching methods Conventional
Language Italian
Cost 4.000,00 €
Instalments I instalment 2.500,00 €; II instalment 1.500,00 €
Application deadline

Dec 10, 2019 (Expired)

Enrolment start and end From 20/12/2019 to 13/01/2020
Main Department
Department of Experimental, Diagnostic and Specialty Medicine - DIMES
Professional Profile
The curriculum is aimed at training a Specialist with skills in managing “complex” critical respiratory patients admitted to Intensive or Semi-intensive Respiratory Care units. This planned Professional Master’s programme is currently unique in Italy since, at the moment, there are no other postgraduate university courses that specifically prepare a specialist physician for the timing and application of invasive and non-invasive ventilotherapy.
Number of participants
Min: 9 Max: 20
Admission qualifications
The following Medical specialties are required: Pneumology, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine or Anaesthesia and Resuscitation. In addition, after receiving a positive evaluation from the Selection Committee, candidates with other Specialties in the medical field may also be admitted to the selection process.
Other requirements
Inscription Order of the Medici.

Possession of the following Medical Specializations: Pneumology, General Medicine, Emergency Medicine and anesthesia and resuscitation
Selection criteria
assessment of qualificfations
Place of teaching
Policlinico S. Orsola-Malpighi, Padiglione 15
Study plan
  • Physiopathology of the respiratory system - SSD: MED / 10 - lecturer: Stefano Nava;
  • Mechanical ventilation - SSD: MED / 10 - lecturer: Stefano Nava;
  • Weaning from the fan - SSD: MED / 10 - lecturer: Paolo Navalesi;
  • Monitoring in UTIR - SSD: MED / 10 - lecturer: Annalisa Carlucci;
  • Imaging in UTIR - SSD: MED/36 - lecturer: Maurizio Zompatori;
  • New technologies in UTIR - SSD: MED / 36 - lecturer: Lara Pisani;
  • Infections in UTIR - SSD: MED / 17 - lecturer: Pierluigi Viale;
  • Medical management of the critical respiratory patient in UTIR - SSD: MED / 09 - lecturer: Vittoria Comellini;
  • Ethics and end-of-life decisions - SSD: IUS / 17 - lecturer: Stefano Canestrari;
  • Hemodynamic support - SSD: MED / 41 - lecturer: Salvatore Maurizio Maggiore;
  • Eco Lung - SSD: MED/36 - lecturer: Francesco Tursi;
  • ARDS and extracorporeal support - SSD: MED / 41 - lecturer: Vito Marco Ranieri.
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