Course: Pre-operative care I.

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Course title Pre-operative care I.
Course code KPZ/P7PP1
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
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
  • Taliánová Magda, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Sobotková Lucie, Mgr.
Course content
Pre-operative care - introduction. The education of midwives in pre-operative care. Competencies the role of the midwife in providing pre-operative care. The location, spatial arrangement, construction and technical equipment of the operating tract. The organization, structure, and operation of workplaces and staffing in pre-operative care. The efficiency of the operation of the operating tract. The health and safety of the patient and the staff in pre-operative care. Hygiene, microbiology and epidemiology in pre-operative care, the handling of waste, of the class of purity. Nosocomial and professional disease. Categories of healthcare workers in pre-operative care, the surgical team. Legal liability in pre-operative care, the statutory standards to the requirements in pre-operative care. Instrumentation in pre-operative care. Pre-operative safety process - practical training. Barrier nursing techniques. Evaluation and measuring range in pre-operative care.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Skills training, Work-related activities
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to acquire terminology and practical skills in the field of general pre-operative care. This is a crucial issue for the students in the field of study Pre-operative care in gynecology and obstetrics.
Student carries out independently the basic and specialized operations in the workplace providing pre-operative care. Student is well-versed and he/ she applies properly principles of asepsis and antisepsis in his/ her work, he/ she is well-versed in handling with all the amenities and the spatial arrangement of workplaces of pre-operative care.

Assessment methods and criteria
Written examination

Completion of compulsory 50% attendance at the lectures. Completion of compulsory 80% active participation at seminars. Written examination.
Recommended literature
  • JANÍKOVÁ E., ZELENÍKOVÁ R. Ošetřovatelská péče v chirurgii. 1.vyd. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2013.
  • JEDLIČKOVÁ I. a kol. Ošetřovatelská perioperační péče. 1. vyd. Brno: NCO NZO, 2012.
  • KRŠKA Z. a kol. Techniky a technologie v chirurgických oborech. 1. vyd. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2011.
  • SCHUMPELICK V. Chirurgie - stručný atlas operací a výkonů. 1. vyd. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2013.
  • SKALICKÁ H. a kol. Předoperační vyšetření. 1. vyd. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2007.
  • WENDSCHE P., POKORNÁ A., ŠTEFKOVÁ I. Perioperační ošetřovatelská péče. 1. vyd. Praha: Galen, 2012.
  • WICHSOVÁ J., PŘIKRYL P. a kol. Sestra a perioperační péče. 1. vyd. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2013.
  • ZEMAN M., KRŠKA Z. Chirurgická propedeutika. 3. přeprac. vyd. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2011.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Health Studies Perioperative care in gynaecology and obstetrics (2014) Health service 1 Winter
Faculty of Health Studies Perioperative care in gynaecology and obstetrics (2013) Health service 1 Winter