UOGD049 Nursing Procedures in Acute and Intensive Care

Faculty of Public Policies in Opava
Summer 2023
Extent and Intensity
4/0/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
PhDr. Jana Haluzíková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Jana Haluzíková, Ph.D.
Institute of Paramedical Health Studies – Faculty of Public Policies in Opava
Contact Person: Mgr. Veronika Slováček Hagenová
Prerequisites (in Czech)
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course contents constitute the core of general nurses' professional skills and it is included in the set of fundamental professional courses. The instruction is practical. It allows the students obtaining basic manual skills and confidence in safe and high-quality execution of professional interventions and procedures to clients / patients. An intervention performed in high quality respects individual needs of the client / patient, particularly his/her needs of comfort, respect, security and safety.
  • 1. Securing of the central vein, care of central venous catheter, central venous pressure taking.
    2. Fundamentals of ECG assessment in acute care.
    3. Securing of air passages in acute and intensive care, care for air passages.
    4. Patient's preparation for anaesthesia, introduction, development, termination of anaesthesia, patient's monitoring during anaesthesia, nursing care.
    5. General anaesthesia, local anaesthesia, ambulant anaesthesia.
    6. Cardioversion, defibrillation, temporary, permanent cardiostimulation, ICD.
    7. Particularities of nursing care in acute ward.
    8. Care for epidural catheter, monitoring of complications, application of medicines.
    9. Drainages, drainage types, nursing care.
    required literature
  • PLEVOVÁ, Ilona and Renáta ZOUBKOVÁ. Sestra a akutní stavy od A do Z. 2021. ISBN 978-80-271-0890-9. info
  • KAPOUNOVÁ, Gabriela. Ošetřovatelství v intenzivní péči. Praha: Grada, 2020. ISBN 978-80-271-0130-6. info
  • HALUZÍKOVÁ, J. Ošetřovatelské postupy v akutní péči. Distanční studijní opora [online]. c2012, posl. akt. říjen 2012 [cit. 2012-10-05]. Opava: Slezská univerzita v Opavě, 2012. URL info
  • DOSTÁL, P. A KOL. Základy umělé plicní ventilace. Praha:Maxdorf, 2005. ISBN 80-7345-059-3. info
    recommended literature
  • ZOUBKOVÁ, R., STREITOVÁ, D. Septické stavy v intenzivní péči. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2015. ISBN 978-80-247-5215-0. info
  • ZEMANOVÁ, Jitka. Základy anestezioogie. 2002. ISBN 80-7013-374-0. info
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: Přednáška 4 HOD/SEM.
Teacher's information
The contact instruction is implemented through the system of tutorials on selected topics. The combined part of the studies is implemented in the e-learning course environment at e-portal http://elearning.fvp.slu.cz/. The students have study supports including correspondence tasks available for instruction there. The course is concluded by a credit in written or oral form; within it, the student will demonstrate knowledge of basic and recommended reading and be able to discuss the processed correspondence tasks. The student will have the opportunity to consult individually the topics studied, through individual or group tutorials or electronic mail.
Credit requirements: written test, cut-off score 80%.
The course is also listed under the following terms Summer 2018, Summer 2019, Summer 2021, Summer 2022, Summer 2024.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Summer 2023, recent)
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