Course: Surgery for General Nurses

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Course title Surgery for General Nurses
Course code CH2/OB011
Organizational form of instruction Exercise
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Danosová Marinella, Mgr. DiS.
  • Bachleda Petr, prof. MUDr. CSc.
Course content
Asepsis, antisepsis, sterilization, surgical infections. First aid. Shock, treatment and prevention. Preoperative and postoperative care. Postoperative complications. General traumatology. Radiological and other paraclinical examination in surgery. Surgery of the head and neck, including traumatology. Surgery of the thorax, including traumatology. Surgery of the abdomen, including traumatology. Acute abdominal pain. Surgery of large vessels. Traumatology of the musculoskeletal system, orthopaedics and rehabilitation. Urology. Recent advances in surgery. Nursing process in selected surgical diseases and conditions.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Demonstration
Learning outcomes
To acquaint students with theoretic and practical questions involved in the field of surgery. The subject innovation has been supported by the project Support of Interdisciplinary studies and Study Programmes Innovations at Palacký University in Olomouc, CZ.1.07/2.2.00/28.0091.
Students will be able to apply their knowledge and skills in diagnostic and therapeutic approach with focus on nursing care in surgery - preoperative and postoperative care.

Assessment methods and criteria

100% participation in practical training and seminars, students readiness for training. Defense of the nursing process in a patient. The student is required to work with the learning objects, which have been created for the concrete subject and are available for authorized students in LMS EDIS.
Recommended literature
  • (2008). Sestra a urgentní stavy. Praha: Grada.
  • Ferko, A., Vybořil, Z., Šmejkal, K., Bedrna, J. (2002). Chirurgie v kostce. Praha: Grada Publishing.
  • HANKE, Ivo a kol. (2013). Perioperační péče o pacienta v hrudní chirurgii. Brno: Národní centrum ošetřovatelství a nelékařských zdravotnických oborů.
  • Herdman, T. H. (2009). NANDA - I. Nursing Diagnoses: Definitions & Classification 2009-2011. Philadelphia: NANDA International.
  • Hoch, J. (2011). Speciální chirurgie. Praha: Maxdorf.
  • Marečková, J. (2006). Ošetřovatelské diagnózy v NANDA doménách. Praha: Grada Publishing, a.s.
  • Martínek, L. (2013). Vybrané kapitoly z chirurgie v intenzivní péči: studijní opora. Ostrava: Ostravská univerzita v Ostravě.
  • Pafko, P. (2008). Základy speciální chirurgie. Praha: Galén.
  • SMELTZER, Suzanne, BARE, Brenda , HINKLE, Janice, CHEEVER Kerry. (2010). Brunner and Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing (Two Volume Set). Lippincott: Williams & Wilkins.
  • Spilka, L. (2013). Chirurgie pro bakaláře. Praha: Univerzita Karlova, 1. lékařská fakulta.
  • Šnajdauf, J., Škába, R. (2006). Dětská chirurgie. Grada.
  • Tecl, F. (1995). Náhlé příhody břišní v dětském věku. IDV PZ.
  • Teyschl, O. (2000). Minimálně invazivní operace v dětské chirurgii. Brno: IDV PZ.
  • Valenta, J. (2007). Základy chirurgie. Praha: Galén.
  • Vodička, J. (2006). Speciální chirurgie. Praha: Karolinum.
  • Vomela, J., a kol. (1998). Chirurgie pro sestry. Brno, IDVPZ.
  • WENDCHE Peter a kol. (2012). Perioperační ošetřovatelská péče. Praha: Galén.
  • Zachová, V., a kol. (2010). Stomie. Praha. Grada Publishing.
  • Zeman, M. a kol. (2001). Speciální chirurgie. Praha: Galén.
  • Zeman, M., Krška, Z. a kol. (2011). Chirurgická propedeutika. Praha: Grada.

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