School of Health Sciences in Katowice, Medical University of Silesia in Katowice has been offering for many years now, the specialized academic programmes ensuring highest qualifications in the area of nursing. The knowledge and experience of our graduates have been recognized both, home and abroad. The lectures and practical instructions bring the up to date knowledge of general medicine and practical nursing, highlighting also the specific character of health care careers. Practical skills are taught by academic teachers showing extensive professional experience and significant scientific achievements. The programmes offered are in line with the recent trends and always keep pace with the state of the art developments in the field of nursing.
Students of the faculty of nursing gain general knowledge in the area of medical sciences, specific knowledge of nursing and skills to:
- promote and protect health and to prevent diseases
- use the up to date knowledge to ensure highest safety and health care standards;
- provide comprehensive and person oriented care of a patient, including the disabled and terminal patients,
- organize own work
- establish cooperation patterns within health care teams and to enhance and support local community initiatives promoting health.
Studies at the faculty of nursing provide theoretical and practical background to practice the profession of a nurse. The students gain both, general and specialist knowledge in the area of medical, biological and social sciences.
The programmed comply with the EU educational standards.
Our graduates are prepared to provide direct care of healthy children and adults in outpatient clinics, educational organizations, in general and industrial health care establishments and to take care of the patients in primary health care units as well on environmental, specialist and domestic basis, in hospital wards, sanatoria, specialist clinics, emergency departments, social care homes, nursing homes and medical centres.
Graduates are entitled to obtain the license to practice the profession of a nurse throughout the territory of the Republic of Poland and the EU member states.