Nursing II - International students, 2nd year - winter semester


Lecturers: 2 mentors – Institute of Nursing Care – mentor nurses FN Motol

  1. The definition of health, basic concepts, education towards health, forms and significance of prevention.
  2. The reactions to illness and its experiencing.
  3. The principles of communication with a patient, the terms evaluation and devaluation.
  4. Verbal and nonverbal communication.
  5. Management in general and specifics for medical facilities.
  6. Positioning of the patient, the importance of positioning and security of medical positioning, the use of aids to present bed sores (decubitus ulcer).
  7. Food serving principles, diet system and its importance, the process of probe insertion – reasons.
  8. Bedsores – their stages, cause and prevention.
  9. Bedsore nursing care, modern trends in the treatment of wounds.
  10. General principles of disinfection and sterilization and its types. The terms asepsis, MRSA, nosocomial infections.
  11. The secure collection the biological material for examination, principles of collection.
  12. Types of medicaments, principles of administration and ordering, opiate management.
  13. Patient pre-operative nursing care, and care during an operation. Bandage application on legs and its importance.
  14. Patient post-operative nursing care, possible complications.
  15. The principles of chemotherapy, accompanying symptoms, special care of chemotherapy patients.
  16. Problematic pain, principles of administering analgesics and opiates, evaluation of pain.
  17. Voluntaries in the hospital.
  18. Home care. Palliative and hospice care.
  19. Rights and obligations of patients - their presentation and application.
  20. Care of the elderly and chronically ill, explaining the significance and issues of polymorbidity.
  21. The basics of nursing in psychiatry, individualization of care in general and in relation to mental disease.
  22. Patient needs and their typology. Surveying and needs support.
  23. Types of wounds and their characteristics. The principles of bandaging, types of bandage material. Surgical instruments.
  24. Types of drainage and caring for drains.
  25. The nursing process and its importance. Nursing documentation.
  26. Application of intramuscular injections, potential complications. Application of intravenous injections, potential complications.
  27. Application of intradermal and subcutaneous injections, potential complications. Insulin treatment.
  28. The procedure related to ensuring patient hygiene with respect to the extent of patient self-sufficiency. Special mouth hygiene.
  29. The principles of measuring physiological functions (TK, TT, P, D).
  30. The control of consciousness, principles of care for the patient with consciousness disorders.
  31. Principles and importance of patient conditioning; exercises in bed, helping the patient to become self-sufficient. ADL – evaluation of daily activity in the areas of hygiene, feeding, and locomotion.
  32. Making a dry and comfortable bed. Immobilization syndrome.
  33. Principles of infusion preparation, potential complications.
  34. Principles of transfusion preparation and administration, transfusion components, control system (cross-match test, bedside test, biological test), potential post transfusion complications.
  35. Monitoring bowel and bladder emptying, incontinence and its causes, the care of patients with incontinence.

Total number of questions: 35

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