NURSING IN ENGLISH – Faculty of Health Sciences
The curriculum of nursing studies at the Faculty of Health Sciences, the Pomeranian Medical University in Szczecin is based on the Bologna System and consists of three years of first-cycle studies.
Nursing studies at the Faculty of Health Sciences has been accredited by the Polish Accreditation Commission and the Polish Council for Medical Education.
The duration of the studies is 6 semesters. The program awards 180 ECTS credits.
The outcomes are based on the following essential elements of a competent and reflective nurse:
- what does the student know (demonstrating evidence of knowledge, assessing comprehension, assessing application, assessing analysis and synthesis),
- what the student is able to do (practical skills),
- the student as a professional (competences a dynamic combination of attributes, abilities and attitudes).
These three primary elements give rise to following domains, which student will have to master during three academic years.
The standards specify general requirements, general learning outcomes as well as specific learning outcomes divided into: basic sciences (A), social sciences with the English language (B), sciences within the scope of the basics of nursing care (C), sciences within the scope of specialist care (D) and organization of studies as well as the ways of evaluating the learning outcomes.
Three academic year will comprise practical training in the following fields of nursing:
Health Promotion, Introduction to Nursing Profession, Basic Health Care, Nursing Care in Internal Medicine, Nursing Care in Surgery, Nursing Care in Emergency Medicine, Nursing Care in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Nursing Care in Pediatrics, Nursing Care in Geriatrics Palliative Care, Nursing Care of the Disabled, Nursing Care in Neurology, Nursing Care in Psychiatry.
Upon successful completion of the studies, a student is entitled to receive a bachelor's degree in nursing.
Graduates of first-cycle studies in nursing can provide care for patients and carry out health education and promotion. Graduates of nursing at the Pomeranian Medical University are well prepared to provide general and individual care for patients, including those disabled and in terminal states.
After obtaining the right to practice the profession from the District Council of Nurses and Midwives, graduates are fully prepared to work in public and private health care facilities, nursing and care homes, centers of palliative care and hospices.