Bachelor of Nursing, General Practice Nurse
Brief information about programme
Type of studies: Bachelor's studies
Duration: 4 years
Degree: Bachelor of Nursing
Qualification: General Practice Nurse
ECTS credits: 240
Students begin their studies at the University with general subjects and focus more on nursing as their studies continue. Much emphasis is placed on clinical practice and work with patients. The LSMU Hospital, Kaunas Red Cross Nursing and Palliative Care Hospital, Kaunas Clinical Hospital, Kaunas Child Development Hospital and Child Mental Retardation Centre pose excellent environments for gaining practical skills.
The study process is divided into semesters and consists of lectures, seminars, practical sessions and self-studies. Nursing programme at the undergraduate level is module-based, which enable better learning and correspond to EU standards for nursing. The main focus is placed on the qualifications required for the field of specialization.
Faculty of Nursing
The Faculty of Nursing offers a full range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes and ensures that students gain the necessary qualifications and a professional identity. The devoted, diverse and professional employees on the teaching and research staff make a major contribution to knowledge, health policies and future practice.
The numerous international relations the Faculty has are continually strengthened, replenished and honoured. Networking, research projects, student and teacher exchange programmes, as well as short visits and intensive programmes within Europe and overseas are part of the faculty's daily life.
The Faculty of Nursing was established in 1990. In 1999 it became the first, and is still the only Lithuanian faculty of nursing to offer a PhD programme in nursing research.
The Faculty consists of 2 departments
and 2 clinical departments, and has 600 students enrolled. Courses are available in the Lithuanian language (practical training for LLP/Erasmus exchange students can be conducted in English). Undergraduate nursing courses will be available to international students in English starting from 2013.
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