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Nursing Care

University of Maribor

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About

The 2nd-cycle study programme in Nursing Care leads to "magisterij" (master's degree). It is implemented by the Faculty of Health Sciences. 

Overview

The main aims of the programme include the purposes of postgraduate studies as stipulated by the law, research and profession-related characteristics of the modern nursing care, and internationally recognized objectives regarding the content and level of study. The study programme enables students to acquire knowledge by studying theoretical and methodological concepts, to transfer and apply theoretical knowledge in practice and solve professional, work-related and other problems, in particular by searching for new sources of knowledge, and to develop, by applying scientific methods their ability to communicate in the profession and between professions, to develop a profession- and research-related critical attitude and responsibility, initiative and independence in decision-making and managing most demanding tasks.

When applying, students choose one of the following study options:

  • Nursing Care
  • Emergency Situations in Health Care
  • Gerontological Nursing Care
  • Preventive Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Integrated Treatment of Chronic Patients

COURSES (ECTS)

“Nursing Care” option:

Year 1: 1st Semester

  • Research and Research Methodology (10)
  • Theories, Concepts and Practice of Nursing (10)
  • Evidence Based Nursing (5)
  • Health Promotion and Primary Health Care (5)

Year 1: 2nd Semester

  • Health Assessment of a Patient (5)
  • Therapeutic Interventions in Nursing Care (5)
  • Elective course 1 (10)
  • Elective course 2 (10)

Electives:

  • Philosophy and Ethics in Healthcare (10)
  • Legal Questions in Nursing Care (10)
  • Education with the Basis of Andragogics (10)
  • Importance of Nutrition for Health Protection and Prevention (10)
  • Chemistry and Technologies in Health Science (10)
  • Basics of Counselling in Nursing (10)
  • Introduction to Mixed Methods Research in Nursing (10)
  • Infectious Diseases II (10)

Year 2: 3rd Semester

  • Elective course 1 (15)
  • Elective course 2 (15)

Electives:

  • Perioperative Nursing Care (15)
  • Public Health (15)
  • Quality and Safety in Health and Nursing Care (15)
  • Informatics in Health and Nursing Care (15)
  • Specific Ergonomic Approaches in Health Care and Nursing (15)
  • Working with Children with Special Needs (15)

Year 2: 4th Semester

  • Elective course 1 (15)
  • Master’s Thesis (15)

Electives:

  • Gerontological Nursing (15)
  • Simulations in Health and Nursing Care (15)
  • Planning and Running the Projects (15)
  • Logistics in Health Care and Nursing (15)
  • Management and Leadership in Nursing (15)
  • Biomedical Technology (15)

 

“Emergency Situations in Health Care” option:

Year 1: 1st Semester

  • Research and Research Methodology (10)
  • Theories, Concepts and Practice of Nursing (10)
  • Evidence Based Nursing (5)
  • Disaster Management (5)

Year 1: 2nd Semester

  • Clinical Pathophysiology in Emergency Medicine (10)
  • Monitoring and Maintenance of Critically Ill’s Vital Functions (10)
  • Elective course 1 (5)
  • Elective course 2 (5)

Electives:

  • Emergency Triage (5)
  • Medical Dispatching (5)
  • Technology in Emergency Care (5)
  • Selected Ethical Topics in Emergency Nursing (5)

Year 2: 3rd Semester

  • Medical and Surgical Emergencies (10)
  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutic Interventions (10)
  • Simulations in Emergency Medicine (10)

Year 2: 4th Semester

  • Master’s Thesis (15)
  • Elective course 1 (5)
  • Elective course 2 (5)
  • Elective course 3 (5)

Electives:

  • Emergency Situations in Paediatrics (5)
  • Emergencies in Pain Management and Palliative Care (5)
  • Effective Communication and Coping in Special Working Circumstances (5)
  • Emergency Situations in Medical Intensive Care (5)
  • Emergency Situations in Surgical Intensive Care (5)

 

“Gerontological Nursing Care” option:

Year 1: 1st Semester

  • Research and Research Methodology (10)
  • Theories, Concepts and Practice of Nursing (10)
  • Evidence Based Nursing (5)
  • Ethics, Philosophy and Science Health (5)

Year 1: 2nd Semester

  • Gerontological Health Care (10)
  • Elective course 1 (10)
  • Elective course 2 (10)

Electives:

  • Management and Economics in Health Care (10)
  • Legal Questions in Nursing Care (10)
  • Education with the Basis of Andragogics (10)
  • Importance of Nutrition for Health Protection and Prevention (10)

Year 2: 3rd Semester

  • Palliative Care and Gerontology Nursing (10)
  • Social Gerontology and Social Work (10)
  • Pathophysiology of Aging (5)
  • Pain Control and Palliative Care (5)

Year 2: 4th Semester

  • Chronic diseases in the Elderly (10)
  • Elective course 1 (5)
  • Master’s Thesis (15)

Electives:

  • Infections in Health Care (5)
  • Ergonomic Approaches in Health Care (5)
  • Role of ICT in Ageing (5)

 

“Preventive and Clinical Nutrition” option:

Year 1: 1st Semester

  • Research and Research Methodology (10)
  • Theories, Concepts and Practice of Nursing (10)
  • Evidence Based Nursing (5)
  • Health Promotion and Primary Health Care (5)

Year 1: 2nd Semester

  • Introduction to Prevention and Clinical Nutrition (5)
  • Biochemistry and Metabolism (5)
  • Pathophysiology of Nutrition (5)
  • Preventive Nutrition (10)
  • Elective course 1 (5)

Electives:

  • Food Structure and Quality (5)
  • Ethical Dilemmas in Nutritional Support (5)
  • Qualitative Research Methods (5)
  • Quantitative Research Methods (5)

Year 2: 3rd Semester

  • Clinical Nutrition (10)
  • The Process of Nutritional Treatment of a Patient (10)
  • The Forms of Nutritional Care in Medical Nutrition (5)
  • Elective course 1 (5)

Electives:

  • Alternative Nutrition (5)
  • Beneficial Foods and Beneficial Microbes (5)
  • Clinical Nutrition for Pregnant Women (5)
  • Obesity (5)
  • Medical Nutrition at Home (5)

Year 2: 4th Semester

  • Selected Topics in Food Safety (5)
  • Elective course 1 (5)
  • Elective course 2 (5)
  • Master’s Thesis (15)

Electives:

  • Nutrition in Infants, Children and Adolescents (5)
  • Nutrition in Elderly Period (5)
  • Eating Disorders (5)
  • Sports Nutrition (5)
  • Nutraceuticals and Nutritional Supplements (5)

“Integrated Treatment of Chronic Patients” option:

Year 1: 1st Semester

  • Research and Research Methodology (10)
  • Theories, Concepts and Practice of Nursing (10)
  • Evidence Based Nursing (5)
  • Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology in Advanced Practice (5)

Year 1: 2nd Semester

  • Holistic Treatment of Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases (10)
  • Advanced Health Assessment and Decision Making (5)
  • Leadership and Management for Patient Quality and Safety (5)
  • Elective course 1 (5)
  • Elective course 2 (5)

Electives:

  • Population Health and Its Integration into Advanced Nursing Practice (5)
  • Integrated Care in Community (5)
  • A Healthy Lifestyle in Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases (5)
  • Health Promotion (5)
  • Preventive Nutrition (5)
  • Treatment of a Chronic Patient at Home (5)

Year 2: 3rd Semester

  • Pharmacology with Toxicology (5)
  • Integrated Prevention and Management of Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases (5)
  • Clinical Practice (10)
  • Elective course 1 (5)
  • Elective course 2 (5)

Electives:

  • Drugs, Patients and Chronic Illness (5)
  • Informatics in Advanced Nursing Practice (5)
  • Psychological Rehabilitation and Community Treatment (5)
  • Complementary Holistic Treatment (5)
  • Ergonomics and Ergonomic Risks in Healthcare (5)
  • Advanced Practice in Oncology Nursing (5)

Year 2: 4th Semester

  • Interpersonal Relationships and Communication in Advanced Nursing (5)
  • Elective course 1 (5)
  • Elective course 2 (5)
  • Master’s Thesis (15)

Electives:

  • Writing, Publishing and Promotion of Scientific Research Work (5)
  • Advanced Qualitative Research (5)
  • Advanced Quantitative Research (5)
  • Introduction to Mixed Methods Research (5)
  • Models, Theories and Concepts for Population Health (5)
  • Evidence for Health and Social Care (5)

Programme Structure

Detailed programme structure is available under "Overview".

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Candidates apply in 2 application periods. However, in the 2nd, they may apply only for programmes still having vacancies that the faculty decides to fill.

Language

Slovenian, Partially taught in English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Other requirements

General requirements

Please find detailed admission requirements at the following link: https://www.um.si/studij/podiplomski-studij/Documents/FZV_EN_20-21.pdf (pages 1-2).

 

The Call for Application into Postgraduate Study Programmes of the University of Maribor for the 2020/2021 Academic Year is available at https://www.um.si/en/Study/about/Pages/call-for-enrolment-postgraduate-2020-21.aspx. 

Tuition Fee

Funding

Full-time students from Slovenia and other EU countries, and full-time students from non-EU countries who are granted international protection, applicants for international protection and persons from countries with which Slovenia has concluded bilateral agreement (i.e. North Macedonia, Montenegro, Kosovo, B&H, and Serbia) pay NO TUITION FEE (except the part for studying in English, if applicable) if they have not already obtained an education corresponding to master's degree.

You may find scholarship opportunities offered by the Public Scholarship, Development, Disability and Maintenance Fund of the RS at the following website: http://www.sklad-kadri.si/en/calls-for-applications-and-news/calls-for-applications.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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