Women’s Health Nursing Care, Obstetrics Nursing Care with Gynecology and Obstetrics
 
Module: Nursing care
ECTS: 3
Contact hours – lectures: 50
Contact hours – seminar:  
Contact hours – clinical exercises:  
Contact hours – clinical practice:  
Holder of subject: Sanela Pivač, Lecturer
Anita Prelec, Lecturer
Year of study: Third
Gynecology and Obstetrics

Contact hours – lectures: 25
Contact hours – seminar:  
Contact hours – clinical exercises:  
Contact hours – clinical practice:  
Holder of subject: Dr Marko Lavrič, Professor
Education providers:
  • Dr Marko Lavrič, Professor
Level of study: First Bologna cycle professional education study program
Semester: Winter
Language: Slovene/English
 
Subject-specific competences: Objectives:
The course helps students develop the following general and specific competences:
  • consideration of professional ethics and the legislative framework in conducting clinical practice, awareness of and application of moral and ethical principles;
  • the ability to implement nursing interventions for individuals or groups independently, comprehensively, and with due care and sensitivity, without passing judgments and by ensuring/protecting the rights of individuals, exercising trust and taking the wishes of specific groups into consideration;
  • the ability to use different research methods, procedures and processes, the development of critical and self-critical reflection;
  • the ability to apply IT skills and use IT systems in different professional areas of work;
  • the ability to assume responsibility for one's work;
  • the ability to assume responsibility for professional development, learning, and self-improvement through evaluation in order to assure the highest quality of service provision;
  • the ability to act as an educator and mentor;
  • consideration of professional ethics and legislative framework in conducting clinical practice, awareness and application of moral and ethical principles;
  • ability to educate the healthy and ill populations, the society as a whole as well as specific groups and individuals about the importance of health maintenance and wellbeing;
  • the ability to recognize and follow specific rules, responsibilities and functions in nursing care, and the ability to modify these rules to fit patient's needs;
  • the ability to modify patient treatment comprehensively and systematically according to the relevant, physical, social, cultural, psychological, and spiritual factors;
  • the ability to recognize and interpret signs of normal health and changes in health (making nursing diagnoses);
  • planning, implementation, and evaluation of individual nursing programs in cooperation with patients, caregivers, family members, and other persons;
  • the ability to observe quality standards and at the same time provide critical assessments, interpret and combine given information, and assist patients in decision making;
  • the ability to respect the dignity, privacy, and information confidentiality of patients;
  • the ability to implement protective measures to prevent transmission of infections;
  • the ability to provide first aid when required;
  • knowledge of safe documentation methods of medical and other therapies;
  • familiarity with nursing care interventions in gynecology and obstetrics, and the ability to apply theoretical knowledge in the clinical setting;
  • familiarity with basic knowledge and skills in gynecology and obstetrics, and their practical application;
  • the ability to present patient's future condition appropriately in order to prevent wrong actions;
  • the ability to recognize psychological conditions such as fear, stress, and depression, offering emotional support and providing counselling.
Knowledge and understanding:
The student:
  • gains knowledge on the implementation of preventive programs for the maintenance of reproductive health and sex education;
  • becomes familiar with and adopts the principles for nurses providing care to women with gynecology diseases;
  • learns about pregnancy and delivery;
  • gains knowledge on gynecology and obstetrics nursing;
  • gives common nursing diagnoses;
  • introduces nursing care processes in creative solving of nursing problems;
  • gains knowledge in providing nursing care to women with gynecology diseases, pregnant women, post-partum care and breastfeeding mothers.
Mandatory references:
  • Lavrič, M., 2015. Porodništvo. Celje: Visoka zdravstvena šola.
  • Borko, E. & Takač, I., eds. Ginekologija. 2. dop. izd. Maribor: Univerza v Mariboru, Visoka zdravstvena šola.
Recommended references:
  • Pajntar, M., Antolič Novak, Ž. & Lučovnik, M., 2015. Nosečnost in vodenje poroda. Ljubljana: Mladinski Razgledi.
  • Kobal, B., ed., 2012. Izbrana poglavja iz ginekološke in perinatološke propedevtije. Ljubljana: Medicinski razgledi.
  • Hrovat Bukovšek, A., 2015. Zdravstvena nega žensk: reproduktivno zdravje, nosečnost, porod in poporodno obdobje. Celje: Visoka zdravstvena šola v Celju.
Study obligations:
  •  written examination (100%)
Assessment methods:
  •  50 % attendance at lectures