Postgraduate 3rd degree study programme Nursing Care

Postgraduate 3rd degree study programme Nursing Care

Smer Zdravstvena nega

Duration of study: 3 years (180 ECTS)

SCIENTIFIC TITLE: Doktor znanosti or doktorica znanosti (abbreviation: dr.)


The postgraduate 3rd degree study programme Nursing Care will offer students an education in the field of nursing care. Students will be able to develop scientific-research work (independent research work based on an actual problem), models, nursing care processes and procedures as core of research based nursing care.          

The postgraduate 3rd degree study programme Nursing Care represents the basis for further development of scientific-research work at higher education and research institutions. It will reduce the gap between theory and practice and enable the development of sciences with the goal to underpin development of nursing care as a scientific discipline in Slovenia.

The doctoral study programme enables students a thorough understanding of theoretical and methodological concepts, qualification for independent development of core knowledge and solving most demanding problems with testing and improving known solutions and development of new solutions. It also enables management of most demanding working systems and scientific-research projects within a broad professional or scientific field and development of critical erflection.


Syllabus   

FIRST YEAR

WINTER SEMESTER

LECTURER SUBJECT

ECTS

McKenna, Šostar Turk Nursing and Methods of Scientific Research

6

Pajnkihar, McKenna Theories, Concepts and Practice of Nursing Care

6

Pajnkihar Advanced Qualitative Research Methods

6

  Individual research work I

3

Watson, Vrbnjak Transferable Knowledge

3

  Elective Course 1

6

Total  

30

SUMMER SEMESTER

LECTURER SUBJECT

ECTS

Vrbnjak, Pajnkihar Evidence Based Nursing

9

Štiglic Advanced Quantitative Research Methods

6

  Elective Course 2

6

  Elective Course 3

6

  Individual research work II

3

Total  

30

1st year total

60

WINTER AND SUMMER SEMESTER ELECTIVE COURSES

LECTURER SUBJECT

ECTS

Lorber Gerontological Nursing Care

6

Dewing ** Gerontological Care of People Living with Dementia

6

McCormack ** Person-Centred Practice

6

Smith ** Caring and Emotional Work in Nursing

6

Wells ** Quality in Health and Nursing Care

6

Sigurðardóttir ** Care of People with Chronic Illness

6

Mičetić Turk Children, Adolescents and Family

6

Kores Plesničar Mental Health

6

Turk Z., Stričević Ergonomic and Kinesio-Therapeutic Approach to a Patient

6

Kozjek Rotovnik Preventive and Clinical Nutrition

6

Butterworth, Stacy ** Supervision

6

Štiglic Predictive Modelling in Health Care

6

Kraljić Legal Aspects in Nursing Care

6

Šostar Turk, Eržen Health Policy and Public Health

6

Križmarić Health Care Technology

6

Eržen Management in Health Care

6

Rosi, Stričević Logistics in Health Care

6

Cooney Miner ** Leadership in Nursing Care

6

Pajnkihar, Vrbnjak Science and Art of Care for Quality and Safe Patient Care

6

Barr ** Meeting the Health Needs of People with Intellectual Disabilities

6

Watson ** Development and Validation of Quantitative Research Instruments

6

Vrbnjak Mixed Methods Research in Nursing

6

Gorišek Miksič Infectious Diseases – Selected Topics

6

Jeffries ** Clinical Simulations in Nursing Care Education

6

Schulc ** Primary Nursing Care

6

Timmins ** Reflective Practice in Nursing Care Education

6

Chalarambous ** Oncology Nursing

6

McIlfatrick ** Understanding Palliative and End of Life Car

6

Smith ** The Science of Care: the Change of Environment in Practice

6

 

 

** Elective courses are carried out in the form of e-lectures and e-seminars

SECOND YEAR

WINTER SEMESTER

LECTURER SUBJECT

ECTS

  Individual research work III*

24

  Seminar I

6

Total  

30

* individual consultation with a mentor

SUMMER SEMESTER

LECTURER SUBJECT

ECTS

  Individual research work IV

24

  Seminar II

6

Total  

30

* individual consultation with a mentor

 

THIRD YEAR

WINTER SEMESTER

LECTURER SUBJECT

ECTS

  Individual research work V*

24

  Seminar III

6

Total  

30

* individual consultation with a mentor

SUMMER SEMESTER

LECTURER SUBJECT

ECTS

  PhD Thesis

30

Total  

30