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Qualification: Graduate nurse (no legal status)

Graduate nurse (no legal status)

Qualification Information

The student will be able to:
(general competences)

  • demonstrate ethical reflection and commitment to professional ethics,
  • incorporate organisational knowledge in support of successful business decisions,
  • plan and supervise the implementation of care activities,
  • apply scientific research methods to research in the field of nursing care,
  • use modern information and communication technologies,
  • acquire professional knowledge and knowledge in the field of qualitative and quantitative research methods through which he/she will be able to effectively provide evidence-based nursing,
  • resolve complex technical and occupational problems,
  • demonstrate proficiency in communicating with patients/residents, co-workers in a nursing and health care team and externally with other partners,
  • demonstrate a professionally critical and responsible attitude and show initiative and autonomy in decision-making and leading a healthcare team,

(subject-specific competences)

  • undertake promotion of health, health education and learning for understanding the connections between lifestyle and health,
  • demonstrate understanding of health problems and processes for strengthening, achieving and maintaining health,
  • organise, lead and supervise activities and the nursing care service,
  • lead a nursing team,
  • provide nursing care on the basis of medical history, nursing diagnosis and the set aims of nursing care,
  • participate in the treatment process as part of a medical team and carry out diagnostic and therapeutic programmes,
  • monitor the outcomes and effects of nursing interventions and document them,
  • carry out interdisciplinary and multisectoral liaison to ensure quality treatment of the patient,
  • provide nursing care as part of emergency medical aid,
  • undertake educational work to renew own staff,
  • undertake nursing research and quality assurance,
  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the nursing profession and the history or development of nursing,
  • resolve specific problems through the application of qualitative and quantitative scientific methods,
  • demonstrate mastery of the theory of nursing care and the transfer of knowledge into practice and reflection,
  • demonstrate understanding of the profession and the connection with interdisciplinary fields,
  • demonstrate understanding and application of the methods of critical thinking,
  • acquire skills in the provision of nursing care in specific fields,
  • use information and communication technologies and systems in a specific professional field, etc.

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Students complete their studies when they have met all prescribed requirements of the study programme and successfully defended a diploma thesis.

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  • Matura or
  • vocational matura, or
  • final examination (before 1 June 1995) for any four-year secondary school programme.

In accordance with the competences of a nursing care technician, all candidates, with the exception of those who have passed a final examination or vocational matura in a healthcare technician or nursing technician programme, must complete 80 hours of an introductory nursing care programme.

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University of Maribor, Faculty of Health Sciences

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Second-cycle master's study programmes (SQF level 8)

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Examination performance is scored as follows: 10 (excellent); 9 (very good: above-average knowledge but with some mistakes); 8 (very good: solid results); 7 (good); 6 (adequate: knowledge satisfies minimum criteria); 5–1 (inadequate). In order to pass an examination, the candidate must achieve a grade between adequate (6) and excellent (10).

NQF Level: 
7
Access requirements: 
  • Matura or
  • vocational matura, or
  • final examination (before 1 June 1995) for any four-year secondary school programme.

In accordance with the competences of a nursing care technician, all candidates, with the exception of those who have passed a final examination or vocational matura in a healthcare technician or nursing technician programme, must complete 80 hours of an introductory nursing care programme.

Ways to acquire: 

Students complete their studies when they have met all prescribed requirements of the study programme and successfully defended a diploma thesis.