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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)

  • apply general truths, rules and abstract concepts to specific situations in the process of nursing care, carry out analysis in order to recognise the connections and reciprocal action of different factors in the specific situation, and carry out synthesis in order to be able to connect different elements into overall picture,
  • integrate knowledge with practice in the addressing of complex situations,
  • demonstrate autonomy in professional work and professional decision-making,
  • critically assess the effectiveness and efficiency of selected methods and procedures,
  • develop communication skills and explain decisions, and the knowledge and grounds on which they are based, in a clear and unambiguous manner to a specialist and non-specialist audience,
  • work in a group and accept and give due consideration to constructive criticisms and comments,
  • critically verify information and events in the local, national and international contexts,
  • demonstrate a commitment to professional ethics, ethical reflection and conduct in the case of ethical dilemmas in healthcare,

(subject-specific competences)

  • undertake promotion of health, health education and learning for understanding the connections between lifestyle and health, for understanding 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 capacity for personal and professional development and the unselfish transfer of the above skills and knowledge to co-workers in a healthcare team, and a capacity for collective action,
  • demonstrate knowledge of and use information and communication technologies and information systems.

Reference Data

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

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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).

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Students complete their studies when they have met all prescribed requirements of the study programme.

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University of Primorska, Faculty of Health Sciences

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

Students complete their studies when they have met all prescribed requirements of the study programme.