General Practice Nursing
Fairies and wizards sometimes wear scrubs! How else one can name those empathetic and patient people who are the first to help when people need it most, motivate to get well by their sincerity and patience, comforting words...
General practice nurses will not only comfort and advise – they will work together with the entire team of healthcare professionals.
Dare to organize and carry out nursing independently? Study General Practice Nursing at Šiaulių valstybinė kolegija! Ten compulsory practices and three elective ones – it is exactly what will give you more confidence in your professional activities!
Studies at Šiaulių valstybinė kolegija can be combined with work. Individual needs are acommodated on a case-by-case basis.
Why in Šiaulių valstybinė kolegija?
The quality of the students' practical preparation is greatly improved by the upgraded equipment intended for studies: skills are formed and developed utilizing vital functions mimicking dummies which are controlled by tablets, wound moulage, etc. Solid experience (nurses have been prepared for more than 70 years) and continuous attention to innovation in the field (the content of the programme is updated according to good practice of international nursing), the possibility of improving skills in more than ten practices ensures that students become excellent professionals who can easily find jobs not only in Lithuania, but also in the whole European Union.
Further possible career paths
|Access to professional activity
|Graduates will be able to work in primary, secondary and tertiary level personal health care institutions, social services institutions (care homes for healthy and disabled people of all ages and other institutions).
|Access to further study
|After completion of bridge courses or fulfilling other requirements of the accepting higher education institution graduates can pursue second cycle Master's studies following the order set by the higher education institution.
Study programme information
|Mode and duration
|Full-time – 3,5 years
|Study Programme national code
|Scope of the study
|210 credits (ECTS)
|Language of instruction
|Field of education
|Group of study fields
|Nursing and Midwifery
|Qualification degree and (or) qualification to be awarded
|Professional Bachelor of Health Sciences, General Practice Nurse
|Chairman of the Study Programme Committee
|The Head of Biomedical Sciences Department lecturer Aleksandra Sakalauskienė, email email@example.com, tel. (+370 41) 52 49 71
Objectives of a study programme and intended learning outcomes
Objective of a study programme – to train a nurse who under his/her competence is able to innovatively, qualitatively organize and implement patient nursing and health training, act responsibly, expeditiously, creatively, make reasoned decisions, convey professional information, holistic attitudes and social responsibility.
|Knowledge and its application
To follow international and national health policy and legislation regulating health care when implementing nursing.
Critically systematize and link knowledge about a person's state of health, physical and social environment; apply knowledge of health, social and humanities sciences in organizing nursing and health training.
To apply research evidence-based practice to solve nursing and innovation implementation problems.
To conduct scientific applied nursing research, interpret, analyze, summarize and present the results.
To identify the needs of the patient, family, community nursing when organizing nursing, taking into account the risk factors of lifestyle and environment.
To carry out nursing interventions, evaluate nursing results.
To recognize life-threatening conditions, initiate and independently provide immediate life-saving measures in cases of acute conditions, crises and disasters.
To encourage individuals, families, groups to live healthy, involve them in the management of health problems.
To communicate and collaborate effectively in a team of healthcare professionals implementing the nursing process and practical training of healthcare specialists.
|To improve personal professional practice by choosing learning strategies and methods; to form an image of the nursing profession based on ethical values.
To demonstrate social responsibility, independently ensure the quality of the implemented nursing process.
Study subjects (modules) and practical training