For many years, School of Health Sciences in Katowice, Medical University of Silesia in Katowice, has been offering specialized academic programs ensuring highest qualifications in the area of Nursing. Knowledge and experience of our graduates have been recognized both home and abroad. Lectures and practical exercises are designed in such a way as to incorporate the up to date knowledge in the fields of general medicine and practical Nursing, also highlighting the specific nature of healthcare profession. Practical skills are taught by academic teachers exhibiting their extensive professional experience and significant scientific achievements. Offered programs 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 prevent diseases,
- use the up to date knowledge to ensure the highest safety and healthcare standards,
- provide comprehensive and individual-oriented care of the patient, including the disabled and terminal patients,
- organize their own work,
- establish cooperation patterns within healthcare 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. Students gain both general and specialist knowledge in the area of medical, biological and social sciences.
The program complies 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, provide care for patients in primary health care units, as well as 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.