Women’s Health Nursing Care, Gynecology and Obstetrics - clinical training
 
Module: Nursing care
ECTS: 6
Contact hours – lectures:  
Contact hours – seminar:  
Contact hours – clinical exercises:  
Contact hours – clinical practice: 180
Holder of subject: Sanela Pivač, Lecturer
Year of study: Third
Women’s Health Nursing Care, Gynecology and Obstetrics - clinical training
Contact hours – lectures:  
Contact hours – seminar:  
Contact hours – clinical exercises:  
Contact hours – clinical practice: 180
Holder of subject: Sanela Pivač, Lecturer
Education providers:
  • Sanela Pivač, Lecturer
  • Sedina Kalender Smajlović, Lecturer
Level of study: First Bologna cycle professional education study program
Semester: Winter
Language: Slovene/English
 
Subject-specific competences: The student:
  • obtains and expands the knowledge in gynaecological nursing;
  • obtains and expands the knowledge in pregnant women nursing;
  • obtains and expands the knowledge in prepartum and postpartum nursing;  
  • obtains and improves the knowledge in new-born nursing;
  • develops the capacity for combining theoretical knowledge with practice while developing critical thinking, independence, and innovation;
  • recognizes the physical, psychological, and social patient needs, knows how to respond to them independently and solve them appropriately under the supervision of a mentor;
  • can holistically treat patients in the nursing process (planning care, implementing nursing interventions, evaluating and assessing quality);
  • becomes familiar with nursing documentation at the clinical placement;
  • learns about teamwork and the multidisciplinary approach;
  • develops a culture of ethical values and responsibility towards patients, health care professionals and nursing as a profession;
  • develops the knowledge and skills to implement scientific findings into evidence-based practice.

Knowledge and understanding:
  • acquisition of knowledge and skills in nursing care of patients with gynaecological diseases, pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers and new-borns;
  • learning how to identify nursing needs through the nursing process;
  • acquisition of knowledge in the field of nursing documentation;
  • acquisition of knowledge in the field of communication;
  • providing high-quality and safe patient care in the clinical setting;
  • guaranteeing the right to privacy, confidentiality and security of patient data;
  • understanding the importance of team work in order to achieve good results in the nursing of patients with gynecological diseases, pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers and new-borns;
  • understanding the importance of health education and promotion in the context of reproductive health;
  • developing the capacity for critical thinking and systemic approach;
  • using IT solutions available in the health care systems.
Mandatory references: See Course syllabi for Women’s Health and Obstetrics Nursing Care; Gynaecology and Obstetrics; Theories, models and concepts of nursing as a scientific discipline; Process of nursing and safe health care provision
Literature suggested by clinical 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 the required protective clothing, footwear, and special equipment;
  • students can participate in optional clinical training in accordance with the 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 clinical training  (competences being assessed: professional behaviour, communication skills, cooperation, implementation of nursing interventions, documentation of nursing care at the clinical placement, individual student work, health care counselling).
Students will be awarded ECTS points for conducting the entire clinical training, meeting the requirements of clinical training and obtaining a passing grade.