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Qualification: Nursing assistant (no legal status)

Nursing assistant (no legal status)

Qualification Information

The certificate holder will be able to:

  • identify the needs of residents and plan, implement and analyse care procedures,
  • assist in vital activities: breathing, eating and drinking, use of toilet, exercise/movement, sleep and rest, dressing and undressing, personal hygiene, maintaining normal body temperature,
  • maintain nursing and care documents and reports,
  • recognise and take action in the case of injury and sudden illness,
  • provide nursing and care for the most common geriatric conditions,
  • attend to the dying and tend to the deceased,
  • recognise, understand and prevent the transmission and spread of infections,
  • act in accordance with healthy lifestyle behaviours and ergonomic principles,
  • act in accordance with the rules of healthy diet and nutrition,

Elective:

  • carry out preparatory work and maintain hygiene in a kitchen (practical implementation of HACCP plan), purchase and store food, prepare and heat food, serve food taking into account the condition of the person in care,
  • design an appropriate menu for healthy, balanced, protective and other diets,
  • perform massage using various massage techniques,
  • perform a pedicure in the light of the client's needs, taking into account hygiene standards, and advise clients on foot care.

Certificate holders supplement their key vocational knowledge and abilities with key general knowledge in line with national standards.
 

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Students must successfully (i.e. with positive scores) complete general education subjects, compulsory and elective vocational modules, and the open part of the curriculum. They must also complete extracurricular activities, practical on-the-job training and a final examination.

The final examination comprises a written and oral examination in Slovene and a service with an oral presentation.

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Students' vocational abilities and skills and the fulfilment of conditions to obtain credits in accordance with the education programme are established through testing and assessment. Assessment also takes into account non-formally acquired knowledge, which must be adequately demonstrated. Students are assessed using scores from 5 (excellent) to 1 (inadequate).

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Vocational and technical secondary schools and adult education institutions.

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  • Elementary school education or
  • lower vocational education
NQF Level: 
4
Access requirements: 
  • Elementary school education or
  • lower vocational education
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Students must successfully (i.e. with positive scores) complete general education subjects, compulsory and elective vocational modules, and the open part of the curriculum. They must also complete extracurricular activities, practical on-the-job training and a final examination.

The final examination comprises a written and oral examination in Slovene and a service with an oral presentation.