The occupation of nurses is a vocation that is pursued for the sake of health preservation, promotion and patient healing. Nurses observe patients in the hospital and continuously monitor their needs, take part in disease prevention and act as active contributors to the process of the patient’s recovery and rehabilitation. They help patients absorb and understand the information on their health status.
Nurses holding a B.Sc. degree can organize, manage and supervise all their internal medical, surgical, obstetric-gynecological, psychiatric, intensive nursing and primary care tasks in every area of health care. They are responsible for conducting the healing-nursing activities prescribed by the physician and help the patient and the physician perform certain examinations. Graduates of the specialty are able to provide health care treatment for each age group from premature infants to elderly patients, explore the special needs of the patient and the person cared for, prepare nursing diagnoses and perform the tasks professionally on the basis of priorities, participate in planning, developing and implementing health care and social services.
Minimum of admitted applicants: 15
Length of studies: 8 semesters, 240 credits
Entrance requirements: applicants must successfully complete a language test in English.
Major curricular components: Basics of Nursing, Nursing Ethics, Internal Medicine and Nursing, Surgery and Nursing, Obstetrics-Gynecology and Nursing, Anesthesiology, Intensive Therapy and Nursing, Pediatrics and Nursing, Neurology and Nursing, Psychiatry and Nursing, Primary Health Care and Community Nursing, Oncology and Nursing, Case Studies in Simulation.
Career opportunities: Primary Care, Specialized Care (Hospitals, Clinics, Nursing Homes, Hospice Care).