Optional Clinical Training in Nursing - 1st and 2nd years
 
Module: Nursing care
ECTS: 3
Contact hours – lectures:  
Contact hours – seminar:  
Contact hours – clinical exercises:  
Contact hours – clinical practice: 90
Holder of subject: Sedina Kalender Smajlović, Lecturer
Year of study: Second
Optional Clinical Training in Nursing - 1st and 2nd years
Contact hours – lectures:  
Contact hours – seminar:  
Contact hours – clinical exercises:  
Contact hours – clinical practice: 90
Holder of subject: Sedina Kalender Smajlović, Lecturer
Education providers:
  • Sedina Kalender Smajlović, Lecturer
  • Marta Smodiš, Lecturer
Level of study: First Bologna cycle professional education study program
Semester: Winter
Language: Slovene/English
 
Subject-specific competences: Students:
  • obtain and expand the theoretical knowledge they acquired during the academic year and
  • learn about the practical aspect of nursing work;
  • learn about teamwork and a multidisciplinary approach;
  • develop a culture of moral ethical attitudes, values and responsibility to the patient, health care professionals and the profession of nursing;
  • advocate health promotion, prevention, guidance and teaching in accordance with the development of nursing care for various diseases and injuries;
  • develop a capacity for integrated communication, working with patients from other cultures, decision making and effective teamwork;
  • develop the knowledge and skills for implementation of scientific findings into evidence-based practice;
  • establish nursing needs and provides nursing diagnoses (planning of nursing care, implementing nursing interventions, quality evaluation and assessment);
  • develop preparedness in emergencies and critical situations;
  • respect the confidentiality of information related to nursing practice.

Knowledge and understanding:
  • identify the biological, social, psychological and environmental risk factors that might affect human health;
  • gain knowledge in planning nursing care;
  • acquire the knowledge and skills for the implementation of patient-specific nursing interventions, depending on specific fields;
  • provide quality care to patients throughout all stages of life;
  • follow the protocols of quality models and knows evaluation mechanisms and procedures for continuous quality improvement in health care;
  • identify the conceptual framework of nursing care and its most important theoretical models;
  • demonstrate ethical, legal and humanistic behaviour in all processes related to nursing implementation;
  • guarantee the right to privacy while respecting the confidentiality of information related to nursing practice;
  • use IT solutions available in health care systems;
  • clearly communicate, show respect and dedication to teamwork.
Mandatory references: See Course syllabuses in 1st and 2nd year.
Literature given by clinical mentors/FHCJ mentors.
Recommended references:  
Study obligations: Students must meet the following conditions:
  • present a valid medical certificate for conducting the work of a registered nurse;
  • be vaccinated against hepatitis B;
  • have a valid student insurance based on Articles 17 and 18 of the Health Care and Health Insurance Act for occupational injuries and diseases when participating in tasks and field work;
  • have required protective clothing, footwear, and special equipment;
  • students can do optional clinical training in specialized areas of nursing within the curricula of the 1st and 2nd years, after successful completion of the mandatory clinical training;
  • students must comply with internal legal acts of the Faculty of Health Care Jesenice (FHCJ) for the implementation of mandatory and optional clinical training.
Assessment methods: Numerical assessment of selected clinical training (competences being assessed: professional behaviour, communication skills, cooperation, implementation of nursing interventions, documentation of nursing care at the clinical placement, health care counselling).
Students will be awarded ECTS points for conducting the entire optional clinical training, meeting the requirements of the optional clinical training and getting a passing grade.
Student must have successfully passed the subject in order to be admitted into next year’s study program.