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Palliative care and psychology education needs in nursing courses: A focus group study among Italian undergraduates
Titolo Rivista: PSICOLOGIA DELLA SALUTE 
Autori/Curatori: Ines Testoni, Marina Bottacin, Belinda Claudia Fortuna, Adriano Zamperini, Gaia Luisa Marinoni, Guido Biasco 
Anno di pubblicazione:  2019 Fascicolo: Lingua: Inglese 
Numero pagine:  20 P. 80-99 Dimensione file:  281 KB
DOI:  10.3280/PDS2019-002004
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Nonostante le cure palliative siano diventate sempre più importanti, in alcuni Paesi, tra cui l’Italia, i corsi di laurea in infermieristica non preparano adeguatamente gli studenti a gestire il rapporto con i morenti. Questo studio mira a indagare la competenza percepita nelle cure di fine vita tra studenti che seguono corsi di infermieristica. Adottando un approccio qualitativo, lo studio ha coinvolto 37 studenti universitari al terzo anno di corso, in 4 città del Nord Italia che offrono corsi di laurea in infermieristica. Il testo della loro discussione è stato trascritto e parzialmente lemmatizzato, quindi i dati testuali sono stati elaborati con Atlas-t attraverso un’analisi tematica sulla base delle raccomandazioni EACP. Questo studio mostra che la morte è percepita come un nonsense e la religione come un semplice strumento per alleviare la soffe-renza dei morenti e dei loro parenti. Tuttavia, gli studenti hanno ritenuto di non essere pronti ad affrontare e a gestire tali temi. Come indicato dalle raccomandazioni EACP, emerge la necessi-tà di un curriculum specifico di educazione alla morte, con elementi di cure palliative, psicolo-gia e religione, abilità comunicative e riflessività. Inoltre, viene sottolineata la necessità di un supervisore in grado di utilizzare la medicina narrativa come supporto.


Keywords: Corsi di laurea in infermieristica, cure palliative, raccomandazioni EACP, reli-gione, educazione alla morte, medicina narrativa

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Ines Testoni, Marina Bottacin, Belinda Claudia Fortuna, Adriano Zamperini, Gaia Luisa Marinoni, Guido Biasco, in "PSICOLOGIA DELLA SALUTE" 2/2019, pp. 80-99, DOI:10.3280/PDS2019-002004

   

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