Course: Pre-operative care II.

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Course title Pre-operative care II.
Course code KPZ/P7PP2
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
  • Šiller Jiří, doc. MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Taliánová Magda, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Pavlová Petra, Mgr.
  • Sůva Petr, MUDr.
Course content
Surgical procedure and pre-operative preparation. Pre-operative examination. The immediate preparation of female client for intervention. The tactics, the technique and the course of selected operations. The immediate and subsequent postoperative care. Care specifics of female clients in the surgical ICU. Post-operative complications. Infection in the pre-operative care. Classification of surgical wounds according to the microbial contamination. The prevention and solution of crisis situations in the pre-operative care. Pre-operative care (principles and activities) in the role of surgical technologist and the circulating midwife. Documentation in pre-operative care. Communication with the client on the surgical workplace, the problems solution associated with the disease, hospital admissions and subsequent care. Care specifics of the selected examination methods in pre-operative care. Care specifics before and during the selected operating interventions. Sampling of biological material in pre-operative care. Outpatient operation of the surgical department - practicum.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Skills training
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to acquire comprehensive care of female patient in pre-operative care. This is a basic 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 on the female client during the pre-operative examination and preparation before the operations. Student performs nursing care independently, immediately after surgical operation, he/ she monitors independently the overall status of female client. Student is familiar with the possible post-operative complications and he/ she responds to them adequately. Student masters the correct communication with the female client and her family during the pre-operative care.

Assessment methods and criteria
Written examination

Completion of compulsory 80% attendance at the lectures and seminars. Completion of a written test.
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: Galén, 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