Presentation of the programme
study programme: NURSING CARE
type of study: undergraduate – higher education first-cycle vocational study
awarded: registered nurse (VS), abbreviated title RN (VS)
study: 3 academic year (180 ECTS)
for enrolment in the first study year of the first-cycle professional study
programme of Nursing are:
- final examination certificate
obtained in any four-year secondary school programme or
- national general matura exam or
- vocational matura exam.
candidates, apart from the holders of final examination certificate, vocational
matura or national general matura in the field of nursing orig. zdravstvena nega or tehnik
zdravstvene nege, must perform 100 lessons within introductory course of
propaedeutics comprising the contents of nursing.
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finishing this study programme the graduates will be qualified for independent
performance of their profession at a primary, secondary and tertiary level of
health care activities. They will be as well qualified to continue the study at
a second-cycle vocational study programme (vocational master’s degree) and to
meet the demands in nursing care, health care education and work organisation
and research and development projects. The graduates will be employable in all
EU member states without nostrification of their diploma.
Methods and forms of study performance
programme is performed as part-time study adjusted to employed students.
Lectures are carried out during the week in the afternoon and on Saturdays in
the morning. Lectures of different subjects are mainly organised to be
performed one subject after another. Only two study subjects at the most are
carried out in the same period.
with regulations of the EU directive, which specifies that practical placement in
the study programmes of nursing care includes at least 50% of the length of the
study programme, practical placement at College of Nursing in Celje comprises
2300 lessons. Such practical training is considered
equally important and with the same emphasis as theoretical part of this study.
training is performed
in educational institutions of the College in various professional fields
regarding the curriculum. With purpose to perform quality practical training
performance as a very important constituent of the study programme, College of
Nursing in Celje performs professional training of clinical mentors to work
with students where students are acquainted with goals and content of an
individual clinical training, with the expected study results and work methods.
laboratory work performed in modern specialised classrooms our students are
preliminarily qualified to perform nursing procedures in clinical environment.
During lab work beside integrating theory with practice our students develop an
integral approach to treatment of patients and team work.