BETA

Curriculum Structure

UBT Nursing Curriculum Structure

 

The program total 180 ECTS are structured along five major components (1) Nursing Care courses, (2) medical and natural sciences, (3) social sciences and humanities and (4) free electives. The Nursing component contributes to the students’ development of the competencies necessary to practice independent, responsible and well-founded patient and citizen-centered nursing based on the concepts, theories and methods which describe, analyse and assess the problems, phenomena and contexts in and with which the nurse works. The course develops the student competencies in describing, analyzing and assessing the treatment options and conditions within the healthcare and social fields. Moreover, the course develops the students’ competencies in applying nursing theories and methods.

 

As per the EC 2005/36 EU Commission Directive and EC Directive Annex 2.2.2 on General Care Nursing, the programme structured is desired to provide the minimum skills and competencies from three broad disciplines: (1) Nursing courses, (2) Medical and natural sciences and (3) social sciences.  The programme theoritical instruction ensures that the student acquired the knowledge, skills and competences as follows:

 

 

Theoritical instruction

A.   Nursing subjects 

·         Nature and ethics of the profession

·         General principles of health and nursing

·         Nursing principles in internal medicine

·         Nursing principles in medical surgery

·         Nursing principles in child care and paediatrics

·         Nursing principles in maternity care and obstetrics

·         Nursing principles in mental health

·         Nursing principles in elderly care and geriatrics

 

B.   Medical and Natural Sciences

 

 

 

·         Anatomy, physiology and pathology

·         Microbiology (parasitology, virology, bacteriology)

·         Biophysics, biochemistry and radiology

·         Dietetic and Nutrition

·         Health education and hygiene

·         Pharmacology

 

C.   Social Science

 

 

·         Socilogy of health

·         Psychoology and communication

·         Principles ofadministration and management

·         Principles of teaching

·         Legal and Ethical aspects

·         Research and statistics

 

Clinical Practice

 

·         Internal Medicine

·         Medical Surgery

·         Child care and pediatrics

·         Maternity care and obstetrics

·         Elderly care and geriatrics

·         Mental health and psychology

·         Community and home nursing

 

 

The Nursing curriculum is structured into three years of study and six semesters respectively.

 

  YEAR ONE: 60 ECTS
SEMESTER  1:30 ECTS

 

NoType SubjectECTSLecturer
1CNursing Foundation I12
2CForeign Language 1 (English)4
3CSociology of Health4
4CLegal and Ethical Issues in Nursing3
5CPsychology and Communication4
6CHealth Informatics3
 

SEMESTER  2 :  30 ECTS

 

NoTypeSubjectECTS 
7CAnatomy, Physiology & Pathology6
8CPublic Health6
9CNutrition and Dietetics4
10CNursing Foundation II10
11CBiochemistry and Biophysics4
 

YEAR TWO: 60 ECTS

 

SEMESTER 3

 

NoTypeSubjectECTS 
12CPharmacology3
13Microbiology and Parasitology3
14Internal Medicine Nursing10
15Medical Surgical Nursing10
16Palliative Care4
 

SEMESTER 4

 

NoTypeSubjectECTS 
17CEmergency Nursing5
18CMental Health Nursing8
19CElderly Care Nursing8
20COncology Nursing5
21EElective 1:4

Learning disability Nursing

Nursing for Children for Special Needs

Nursing and prevention of hospital infections

Alternative nutrition

Orthopedics

 

YEAR THREE

 

 

SEMESTER 5

 

NoTSubjectECTS 
22CChild Health Nursing10
23CMidwifery and Obstetrical Nursing10
24CCommunity Care Nursing6
25EElective 2:4
Physiotherapy
Alternative medicine
Ergonomics
Occupational therapy
Radiology
 

SEMESTER 6

 

NoTSubjectECTS 
26Management, Organisation and Quality in Nursing4
27Foreign Language 2 (German)4
28Education and Teaching in Nursing4
29Nursing Research and Statistics4
30Elective 3:4
Evidence-based Nursing
Health Promotion
Academic Writing
Health Economics
Diagnostics technology
31Thesis/Work Placement10