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Supervisor
Lilija Antoņēviča

Study Course Description

Course Description Statuss:Approved
Course Description Version:7.00
Study Course Accepted:25.01.2020
Study Course Information
Course Code:MDAK_291LQF level:Level 6
Credit Points:1.00ECTS:1.50
Branch of Science:Medicine; Nutrition ScienceTarget Audience:Medical Services
Study Course Supervisor
Course Supervisor:Lilija Antoņēviča
Study Course Implementer
Structural Unit:Department of Nursing and Midwifery
The Head of Structural Unit:Kristaps Circenis
Contacts:Rīga, Anniņmuižas bulvāris 26a, mdakatrsu[pnkts]lv, mdakatrsu[pnkts]lv, +371 67061568
Study Course Planning
Full-Time - 1. Semester No.
Lectures (number)5Lecture Length (academic hours)2Total Contact Hours of Lectures10
Classes (number)3Class Length (academic hours)3Total Contact Hours of Classes9
Total Contact Hours19
Study course description
Preliminary Knowledge:
Anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, microbiology.
Objective:
To obtain theoretical and practical skills in clinical care.
Topic Layout (Full-Time)
No.TopicType of ImplementationNumberVenue
1Essential requirements for hygiene and anti-epidemic treatment in a health care institution. Hand wash and disinfection principles.Lectures1.00auditorium
2Vital SignsLectures1.00auditorium
3Anthropometric indicators and their determinationLectures1.00METC
4Nasogastric or Nasoenteric Feeding Tube - the purpose of the procedure, indications, contraindications, patient evaluation principles before and after the procedure, patient education related to manipulation. Clinical procedures affecting faeces elimination.Lectures1.00auditorium
5Parenteral nutrition. Parenteral infusion methods. Parenteral nutrition indications. Parenteral supplied nutritional solutions.Lectures1.00auditorium
6Hand washing and disinfection principles.Classes1.00METC
7Vital Signs, Measuring Body Temperature, Assessing Radial Pulse, Assessing Apical Pulse, Assessing Respirations, Assessing Arterial Blood Pressure. Anthropometric indicators and their determination.Classes1.00METC
8Nasogastric tube administration and withdrawal. Patient feeding through a nasogastric tube. Enemas.Classes1.00METC
Assessment
Unaided Work:
To get acquainted with the recommended reading sources for each particular practice session. Independent training on simulators.
Assessment Criteria:
Attendance - 100%, Active participation in classes. A test of theoretical knowledge (in writing) and one practical task.
Final Examination (Full-Time):Test
Final Examination (Part-Time):
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge:Will know the basic requirements of hygiene and anti-epidemic treatment in health care facilities. Get basic knowledge in key principles in clinical care.
Skills:Will be able to perform clinical procedures using appropriate equipment, procedures related to the digestive tract. Perform hand washing and disinfection. Will be able to determine the patient's vital signs.
Competencies:Ability to apply and evaluate appropriate clinical procedures, medical devices, and other activities to ensure optimal patient care. To be able to analyze situations, to argue logically, to formulate and explain their views.
Clinical Skills:
No.SkillLevel
1Assessing Apical pulseA - Theoretical
2Assessing Apical pulseB1 - Pre-clinical (training equipment)
3Assessing Blood PressureA - Theoretical
4Assessing Blood PressureB1 - Pre-clinical (training equipment)
5Assessing Peripheral PulseA - Theoretical
6Assessing Peripheral PulseB1 - Pre-clinical (training equipment)
7Cleansing EnemaA - Theoretical
8Cleansing EnemaB1 - Pre-clinical (training equipment)
9Colostomy Care and Changing the PouchA - Theoretical
10Colostomy Care and Changing the PouchB1 - Pre-clinical (training equipment)
11Detecting Respiratory RateA - Theoretical
12Detecting Respiratory RateB1 - Pre-clinical (training equipment)
13Donning and doffing of disposable glovesA - Theoretical
14Donning and doffing of disposable glovesB1 - Pre-clinical (training equipment)
15Hygienic Hand DisinfectionA - Theoretical
16Hygienic Hand DisinfectionB1 - Pre-clinical (training equipment)
17Hygienic Hand WashingA - Theoretical
18Hygienic Hand WashingB1 - Pre-clinical (training equipment)
19Insertion and removal of the nasogastric tubeA - Theoretical
20Insertion and removal of the nasogastric tubeB1 - Pre-clinical (training equipment)
21Microlax EnemaA - Theoretical
22Microlax EnemaB1 - Pre-clinical (training equipment)
23Patient Feeding using the NG Tube Bolus MethodA - Theoretical
24Patient Feeding using the NG Tube Bolus MethodA - Theoretical
25Patient Feeding using the NG Tube Bolus MethodB1 - Pre-clinical (training equipment)
26Patient Feeding using the NG Tube Bolus MethodB1 - Pre-clinical (training equipment)
27Removal of personal protective equipment in case of health-related infectionsA - Theoretical
28Removal of personal protective equipment in case of health-related infectionsB1 - Pre-clinical (training equipment)
29Taking a Rectal Temperature, using a Digital ThermometerA - Theoretical
30Taking a Rectal Temperature, using a Digital ThermometerB1 - Pre-clinical (training equipment)
31Taking an Axillar Temperature, using a Digital ThermometerA - Theoretical
32Taking an Axillar Temperature, using a Digital ThermometerB1 - Pre-clinical (training equipment)
33Taking an Axillar Temperature, using a Glass ThermometerA - Theoretical
34Taking an Axillar Temperature, using a Glass ThermometerB1 - Pre-clinical (training equipment)
35Taking an Oral Temperature, using a Digital ThermometerA - Theoretical
36Taking an Oral Temperature, using a Digital ThermometerB1 - Pre-clinical (training equipment)
37The use of personal protective equipment in case of health-related infectionsA - Theoretical
38The use of personal protective equipment in case of health-related infectionsB1 - Pre-clinical (training equipment)
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