The Directorate is an administrative institution in the field of education and its main objective is to improve quality and support progress in education in accordance with law and government policies, best evidence and international standards.
1.1 The student understands the complexity of the human being and the effects of health and disease on its condition and circumstances.
1.2 The student knows and understands basic theories and concepts in the discipline of nursing and employs that knowledge in nursing practice.
1.3 The student employs knowledge bases in the humanities, psychology, sociology, biology, natural-, and health sciences, on which nursing draws.
1.4 The student is capable of rationalizing his or her clinical decisions based on scientific evidence in nursing and related sciences.
1.5 The student employs evidence based knowledge in the discipline of nursing and is capable of maintaining and increasing this knowledge.
1.6 The student possesses knowledge and understanding of the fundamental principles pertaining to patient safety.
2.1 The student has the capacity, on the basis of his or her knowledge, to provide the best possible nursing treatment and service.
2.2 The student is able to articulate nursing interventions and put them in scientific context.
2.3 The student has the capacity to formulate nursing diagnoses and objectives. He or she is able to formulate and follow a plan to reach nursing objectives and is capable of evaluating outcomes of care.
2.4 The student is able to employ the best information technology to the benefit of his or her patient and colleagues.
2.5 The student understands and employs ethical principles when interacting with patients and their families, and participants in health care research.
2.6 The student has mastered the clinical knowledge and logical thinking that can be used to find new therapeutic approaches to unresolved health care problems.
2.7 The student is able to employ scientific methods when analyzing and solving issues concerning diseases and health.
2.8 The student is able to evaluate research methods used in nursing research.
2.9 The student is able to collect information on nursing issues, to classify and compare such information, and make an assessment of its credibility.
2.10 The student knows how to use instruments and technology that are designed for nursing assessments and intervention.
3.1 The student is both independently and in collaboration with others able to provide her or his patients with nursing interventions that maintain and enhance health, increase wellbeing, and ensure security.
3.2. The student is capable of making independent decisions about nursing treatment and of explaining his or her decision in a professional manner.
3.3 The student has necessarily insight into what it means for people to be and become ill and is able to provide them with support and empathy.
3.4 The student has the capacity to organize, prioritize, and manage nursing treatment for targeted groups of patients on the basis of a nursing care plan.
3. 5 The student is competent in presenting and describing research findings in nursing.
3. 6 The student can work both independently and in collaboration with others to analyses and solve nursing issues.
3.7 The student has gained a professional awareness as a nurse
3.8 The student is able to communicate his or her experience, ideas, and knowledge to patients, colleagues and the public.
3.9 The student is able engage in supportive communication with her or his patients and develop therapeutic relationships with them.
3.10 The student can discuss and make decisions about ethical issues concerning patients’ and family care.
3.11 The student is able to initiate, participate in, and lead teamwork with colleagues and to take part in interdisciplinary collaboration among healthcare professionals.
3.12 The student is able to take active part in the development of nursing in the community; in policy making and the improvement of the healthcare system; and the development of professional nursing organization.
3.13 The student has developed the interest and self-confidence needed to maintain and increase his or her knowledge.
3.14 The student has developed the interest and self-confidence needed to maintain and increase his or her professional awareness and take active part in the development of the nursing profession.
3.15 The student has obtained the needed academic qualification and appropriate knowledge in nursing and related fields of science as a foundation for further university studies in nursing, midwifery, or other academic field as is relevant. The student is prepared to commence graduate studies on the second step.