Degree course: 
Corso di First cycle degree in Nursing
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Course type: 
Compulsory subjects, characteristic of the class
Seat of the course: 
First Semester
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Lesson (30 hours)

Demonstrate knowledge and skills in the main fields of nursing in the field of health promotion:
- Conceptual reference models for planning interventions aimed at disease prevention and health promotion;
- Professional standards required;
- The foundations of the research process and their application in the various fields in order to improve the quality of care.
- Application of the nursing care process to promote health and prevent major diseases affecting the population, in different care settings;
- Recognize and respond to the needs of people assisted in the different stages of life and stages of development by using the nursing care process, the method of health education, the methodology of research and evidence of efficacy;
- Use the knowledge to ensure safety for oneself and for the assisted person based on evidence of efficacy, guidelines and protocols.

oral examination

Voto Finale

The course aims to deepen the role of the nurse in the field of health promotion and disease prevention, using the knowledge acquired to identify, analyze, and reflect on the phenomena of nursing interest that affect the individual in his life context, community, the population, integrating in a multidisciplinary perspective with other professions committed to promoting healthy lifestyles and preventing disease, both in hospitals and territories.

Evolution of the concept of health, introduction to the concept of health promotion and disease prevention and its objectives, definition of health determinants, role of social determinants, tackling social inequalities to meet the needs of the disadvantaged population in the field of health.
Planning health promotion interventions: how to define the problem and the objectives to be achieved, how to evaluate the resources available and the desirable results.
Theories of change: how behaviors and choices regarding health and well-being are mediated by the individual's cognition, emotions, motivation and perceptions, how it can affect the interaction between the individual and the environment in which he lives.
PRECEDE-PROCEED METHOD a reference model that allows you to design educational interventions for health promotion through a clinical diagnostic path of analysis in a multidimensional and multidisciplinary perspective.
Health Literacy or the understanding of health information in order to be able to make adequate choices about one's health, increasing control over the determinants of health.
Life skills health education strategies in developmental age to enhance individual skills transversal to the entire existence of the individual, determining an important protection factor for health.
From the concept of health education to the concept of health education and therapeutic education: new epidemiological arrangements, the need to put the person at the center of educational intervention by promoting empowerment and supporting them in the learning path in a long-term perspective.

frontal lesson
reading scientific articles
case discussion

reference texts
Infermieristica preventiva, di famiglia e di comunità. Scalorbi S., Longobucco Y., Trentin A.
Ed. Mc Graw Hill (2022)