Quality study programme
Individual student matters
Quality study programme
Individual student matters

Competences acquired within the study programme

General competences which the graduate students will acquire after finishing the study programme Nursing care:

  • ability to work according to principles of modern nursing care with focus on individuality, partner relationship and an integral approach to an individual, family or community,
  • ability to find out the needs for nursing care of a patient, to set goals, plan nursing care, its performance and evaluation, the ability to perform diagnostic-therapeutic programmes,
  • ability to manage a nursing team and taking part of the nursing team,
  • to be qualified for an integral approach at work with people and understanding and knowledge how to use theoretical systems,
  • to be qualified for a successful communication with patients, in nursing and medical team, and with relatives,
  • to be qualified for independent performance of activities in the field of health promotion and health educational process,
  • to be aware of statutory, moral and ethical responsibility in professional and private life,
  • to be qualified for research work in nursing care and understanding of its significance for development of this profession,
  • to be qualified for safe performance of nursing care including a performer and a patient taking into account ergonomic aspects of work,
  • ability to cooperate in the field of public health systems in care for national health welfare,
  • ability to monitor and regularly follow the legislation concerning nursing care in order to  perform nursing care better,
  • ability to assure and use key data for national health-information system,
  • to be qualified for self-education  and awareness of importance of life-long learning.


Students develop the following subject-related specific competences:

  • knowledge and understanding of development and the reasons for nursing care,
  • adequate knowledge of fundamental sciences which form the basis of general nursing care,
  • knowledge and adequate understanding of nursing care for efficient and quality treatment of an individual in each life period,
  • to be qualified to regularly follow new knowledge and findings of related fields (medicine, social sciences, humanistic and natural sciences) and ability to use such knowledge in connection with nursing care,
  • to be qualified to recognise risk factors and risk groups of people for development of chronic diseases and diseases of modern society with purpose to successfully prevent such diseases, their early detection and treatment.