Nursing - First-cycle studies (bachelors)

First-cycle studies (at the end of which the student obtains the Bachelor of Science degree in nursing) – 6-semester studies

Mode: full-time and extramural

First-cycle studies (bridge studies) (at the end of the studies there is a Bachelor of Nursing degree)

Mode: extramural

Track A – 2-semester studies or 1150 hours – for graduates of five-year medical secondary schools,

Track B – 3-semester studies or 2410 hours – for graduates of two-year post-secondary schools or post-secondary schools,

Track C – 2-semester studies or 1984 hours – for graduates of two and a half-year-old post-secondary schools or post-secondary schools.

Characteristics

Studies at the Faculty of Medicine provide graduates with general knowledge of medical sciences and detailed knowledge of nursing. Graduates gain skills: using current knowledge to ensure safety and high level of care; providing services in the field of promotion, preservation of health and disease prevention; providing comprehensive and individual care for the sick, disabled and dying; communicating with the environment in the workplace; organizing their own work; establishing cooperation in health care teams and initiating and supporting community activities for health.

Job perspectives

Graduates of Nursing are prepared to practise their profession independently and to work in public and non-public health care institutions, including hospitals, primary health care institutions, nursing and care institutions, palliative and hospice care centres and social care homes. Taking up employment in education requires the completion of a teacher specialisation – under the standards of education preparing for the profession of a teacher. Graduates are prepared to undertake second-cycle studies.