1st Specialization in Intensive Care and Urgent Medical Aid

Nursing care in intensive care and emergency including health education, caring for the patient and their family : in case of gastro-endocrino-nephrological disordersl

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ECTS Credits2
Number of Hours (h/year)25
Teaching staffLEONARD, Anne-Marie
Course UnitCompulsory
TermQuad. 1 and 2

Principles and didactic exercises of nursing cares Clinical training courses year 1st , 2nd , 3rd year.

Aims and Objectives

To know the specific problems of the patients within the framework of the SIAMU


Each part of the course includes the analysis of the problems, the preventive , curative interventions and specific techniques

Part 1 : Gastroenterology

  • Hemorragy ; the enteral circuit and the annexes
  • Oesophagial varixes, M.O.F., decompensated cirrhosis,acute pancreatis

Part 2 : Endocrinology

Taking in charge of:

  • Complications arising from acido-ketosis
  • Prevention and correction of the lactic acidosis, hyperosmolar coma: for a patient suffering from hyperthyroïdia, a patient suffering from hyposurrenalism
  • Cares related to the deficit in antidiuretic hormone

Part 3 : Nephrology

  • Chronic and acute renal deficiencies
  • Treatment technical modalities: extra-renal purification
    • Vascularly: hemodialysis, hemofiltration
    • Peritoneally: peritoneal dialysis, other future techniques

Les informations orales et écrites des firmes.

Articles parus dans : « Le journal du médecin », « La revue soins »

Entretiens afin de nuancer la matière avec le Dr Ch. GILLARD (gastro-entérologue du CHR) – Dr STASSEN et Dr CHACHATI ainsi que les responsables des services de dialyse.

TAYLOR et CRESS, Diagnostics infirmiers.

Notes élaborées par les professeurs pour « La formation 4ème année SIAMU, Année 1979-1980 » et actualisations.

THELEN B., Travail de recherche, CHU, Liège.

Teaching and Learning MethodsLectures
Project or fieldwork

Concrete cases analysis

Assessment MethodsOral examinations

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