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UNIVERSITY OF MARIBOR

FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES

INFORMATION PACKAGE

INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE STUDENTS' GUIDE

2012/2013

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NAME AND ADDRESS (IN OFFICAL LANGUAGE) UNIVERZA V MARIBORU

FAKULTETA ZA ZDRAVSTVENE VEDE UM FZV ŽITNA ULICA 15 SI-2000 Maribor SLOVENIA Phone: +386 (0)2 300 47 00 Fax: +386 (0)2 300 47 47 Website: http://www.fzv.uni-mb.si/ THE VISION

The vision is to become a member of the finest European and global academic institutions with the highest standards of education and research, which will be interesting for foreign students, and its graduates interesting for the Slovenian and international health.

THE MISSION

The main mission is to implement the highest quality teaching - educational and scientific research programs in the field of health care, bioinformatics, physical therapy and other health disciplines, which will be developed in the future at the undergraduate (1) and postgraduate (2 and 3) level in accordance with the Bologna process. At the local, national and international level we want to serve the community as a university center that promotes the development, dissemination and application of knowledge in the field of health sciences. THE STRATEGY

The strategy provides the organization and mobilization of all resources that Faculty of Health Sciences has, it’s participating and creating a network of International partner institutions for the promotion of excellence in the field of programs that Faculty of Health Sciences implement, education and research in this area.

LOCATION

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 Zemljevid Najdi.si

 Geopedia (Orto foto)

OPENING HOURS

The Faculty is open from 6.30 a.m. to 10 p.m. on workdays (Monday to Friday) and from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays. The faculty is closed outside these hours, on Sundays and public holidays.

LIBRARY

Students can make use of information and library services in the Library of Faculty of Health Sciences (located on the ground floor). Students are required to register in order to obtain a membership card. In a library students can buy also textbooks and lecture notes.

ECTS DEPARTMENTAL CO-ORDINATOR Milica Lahe, MSc, Senior lecturer Faculty of Health Sciences University of Maribor Žitna ul. 15, SI-2000 Maribor, Slovenia Telephone: +386 (0)2 300 47 12 Fax:: +386 (02) 300 47 47 E-mail: milica.lahe@um.si

ERASMUS DEPARTMENTAL CO-ORDINATOR Helena Blažun, PhD, Assistant

Faculty of Health Sciences University of Maribor Žitna ul. 15, SI-2000 Maribor, Slovenia Telephone: +386 (0)2 300 47 50 Fax:: +386 (02) 300 47 47 E-mail: helena.blazun@um.si

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GENERAL DESCRIPTION

THE HIGHER PROFESSIONAL STUDY PROGRAMME NURSING CARE (1ST CYCLE BOLOGNA STUDY PROGRAMME) OFFICIAL LENGTH OF STUDY PROGRAMME: 3 YEARS (6 SEMESTERS), 180 ECTS

NAME OF QUALIFICATION AND THE OBTAINED ACADEMIC OR PROFESSIONAL TITLE IN ORIGINAL LANGUAGE: Name of qualification: Diploma o pridobljeni visokošolski strokovni izobrazbi 1. stopnje

Professional or scientific title: DIPLOMIRANA MEDICINSKA SESTRA, DIPL. M. S., DIPLOMIRANI ZDRAVSTVENIK, DIPL. ZN

The Higher Professional Study Programme in Nursing Care (1st cycle Bologna study programme) was approved by the Senate of the University of Maribor on 21 October 2008, and approved by the Higher Education Council of the Republic of Slovenia on 22 December 2008.

The Higher Professional Study Programme in Nursing Care (1st cycle Bologna study programme) is compliant with the requirements of Directive 2005/36/EC on the recognition of professional qualifications (Article 31 of Directive 2005/36/EC of the European Council on the recognition of professional qualifications, Strasbourg, 7 Sept. 2005, and the previous Directives 77/453/EEC and 89/595/EEC, with the List of professional activities for the graduate nurse (Official Gazette of RS, No. 82/2004), and with the guidelines of the project Tuning Educational Structures in Europe II (2005).

ADMISSION REQIREMENTS

Applicants for enrolment in the first year of the higher education professional study programme Nursing Care had to have successfully passed the final examination in any 4-year secondary education programme or matura.

All candidates except those who had passed the final examination or matura in the secondary education programme for health technicians had to complete, before the beginning of regular lectures, an 80 hours preparatory programme containing topics in nursing care.

If the number of candidates exceeded the number of available placed the candidates were selected according to:

- general success in the final examination or matura 60% points

- general success in 3rd and 4th year 40% points Medical certificate /Doctor’s opinion / Certificate of health

Selected candidates must present a medical certificate/doctor’s opinion on their medical ability for the performance of tasks and duties of a graduate nurse (or graduate health technician). Form DZS 8.204 will be sent to the selected candidates together with the notification by mail. Preliminary preventive medical examinations are performed by Outpatient unit of the Medicine of Work, Traffic and Sport.

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL GOALS

Study objectives Basic objectives of the programme are:

- to ensure high quality theoretical basis in scientific disciplines required for a graduate/ registered nurse or health technician who works in the field of nursing care;

- to support the presentation of theoretical basis important for the development of the student's creativity in various fields of nursing care by practical examples offering opportunities for flexible application;

- to ensure flexibility and interdisciplinarity in the profession and in science;

- to master the communication with the patient, co-workers in the nursing or health care team and outwards with other partners;

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- to achieve the qualification of the graduate for the performance of professionally competent nursing care, which includes helping people to set/determine and achieve their health potentials in the environment where they live and work;

- to foster and preserve health, to ensure the prevention of illnesses /diseases, the care during the time of illness and rehabilitation;

- to develop professionalization. THE OPPORTUNITIES FOR EMPLOYMENT

Based on the competencies acquired in all study units (courses), the opportunities for employment for the graduates of the 1st-cycle study programme Nursing Care relate to:

- health institutions (hospitals, health institutions)

- institutions for social care

- social services

- educational institutions

- nursing hospitals

- private sector

- sanitary units of the Slovenian Army and international defense structures

- civil protection

- humanitarian organisations

- various health- and nursing-related European and world organisations. ACCESS TO FURTHER STUDIES

Graduates can continue their studies at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Maribor, in three postgraduate master 2nd cycle study programmes, namely, in the study programme Health Care, in the study programme Bioinformatics and in the study programme Management in Health and Social Care. Also, they can continue their studies at other faculties and postgraduate study programmes in Slovenia and abroad.

COMPETENCES

Graduates of the higher education professional study programme Nursing Care, 1st cycle demonstrate general competences and abilities acquired with the study programme Nursing Care, 1st cycle in compliance with the requirements of Directive 2005/36/EC on the recognition of professional qualifications (Article 31 of Directive 2005/36/EC of the European Council on the recognition of professional qualifications, Strasbourg, 7 Sept. 2005, and the previous Directives 77/453/EEC and 89/595/EEC):

- Appropriate knowledge of the sciences which provide foundations of general nursing care, including a sufficient understanding of the structure, physiological functions and behaviour of healthy and sick persons.

- Appropriate knowledge of the relationship between an individual person’s state of health and their physical and social environment.

- Sufficient knowledge of the nature and ethics of the profession and the general principles of health and nursing.

- Relevant clinical experience.

- Ability to participate in the practical training of health care staff and experience of working with health care staff.

- Experience in working with members of other professions in the health sector.

Graduates of the higher education professional study programme Nursing Care, 1st cycle have acquired and developed competences included in the List of professional activities in health care (Official Gazette RS No. 82/2004):

- Health promotion, health education and learning to understand the relationship between lifestyle and health, for understanding of health issues and processes to enhance the achievement and maintenance of health.

- Organizing, managing and supervising the activities and services of nursing care.

- Implementation of nursing care based on nursing history, nursing diagnosis and the set goals of nursing.

- Participation in the healing process within the health team and the implementation of diagnostic therapeutic programs.

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- Monitoring of outcomes and effects of nursing interventions and documentation.

- Interdisciplinary and multisectorial integration to provide quality treatment of patients,

- Implementation of nursing care in the emergency medical service.

- Educational work for professional development and for self-renewal of faculty,

- Research and quality assurance in nursing care.

Graduates of the higher education professional study programme Nursing Care, 1st cycle have acquired subject-specific competences in compliance with the aims of the study programme, and the competences as defined in Tuning Educational Structures in Europe II (2005) in the following five areas of competences:

1. Ethics, professional values and regulations in nursing care Graduates have acquired and developed the following competences:

- Ability to practise within the context of professional, ethical, regulatory and legal codes, and recognising and responding to moral and ethical dilemmas.

- Ability for a holistic, tolerant, caring and sensitive treatment of individuals or groups, ensuring and protecting rights and interests of individuals and different groups.

- Ability to educate for maintaining health and wellbeing of healthy and sick population, social community, groups and individuals.

- Knowledge and implementation of various regulations, responsibilities and functions in nursing care, and ability to adjust regulations with regard to patient needs.

- Accepting responsibility for one’s own professional development and using evaluation as a means of reflection and improvement of one’s performance, and for the enhancement of the quality of service in the working context.

2. Implementation of nursing care and decision-making in clinical practice Graduates have acquired and developed the following competences:

- Ability for making comprehensive and systematic adjustments in the treatment of patient with regard to relevant physical, mental, social, cultural, psychological, spiritual and societal factors.

- Ability to recognise and interpret signs of normal and changing health (setting nursing diagnoses).

- Ability to plan, deliver and evaluate individual programmes of nursing care working in partnership with patients, clients, receivers of care, relatives and others.

- Ability to apply standards of quality by critical assessment, interpretation and synthesis and by facilitating patient choice.

- Ability to appropriately use a range of nursing skills and interventions and to provide optimum care. 3. Nursing skills, interventions and activities for providing optimum care

Graduates have acquired the following competences:

- Ability to maintain patients’ dignity, privacy and confidentiality of data.

- Ability to perform nursing interventions at the appropriate level of quality.

- Ability to implement emergency medical care.

- Ability to implement protective measures for the prevention of infections.

- Ability to consider psychological (emotional, mental, personal) and biological (comfortable

accommodation, appropriate nutrition, personal hygiene and opportunities for daily activities) needs of patients receiving care.

- Ability to consider individual needs of patients throughout life in health and illness.

- Ability to inform, teach and supervise patients/receivers of care and their families.

- Ability to safely document medical and other therapies. 4. Knowledge and cognitive competences

Graduates have acquired the following competences:

- Knowledge of nursing care and ability to apply theoretical knowledge to practice.

- Basic knowledge of natural and medical sciences and ability to apply knowledge.

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- Basic knowledge in the field of ethics, law, economics and other social sciences.

- Basic knowledge of information and communication technologies in nursing care.

- Basic knowledge of international and national health-care policies.

- Basic knowledge of doing research.

5. Communication and interpersonal competences (incl. technology for communication) Graduates have acquired and developed the following competences:

- Ability to communicate effectively (including the use of technology) with patients, families and social groups in normal and specific communication environment/climate.

- Ability to enable patients and their carers to express their problems and concerns, and to appropriately respond with regard to the situation - emotional, social, psychological, spiritual or mental.

- Ability to appropriately represent the patient's perspective in order to prevent inappropriate treatment.

- Ability to use information and communication technology for teamwork.

- Ability to recognise hospital atmosphere/climate and adjust behaviour to the situation.

- Ability to use communication and counselling skills.

- Ability to recognise states of mind such as anxiety, stress and depression, and to provide emotional support and counselling.

- Ability to manage nursing documentation, write reports and use appropriate technologies. 6. Leadership, management and teamwork competences

Graduates have acquired the following competences:

- Awareness that patient well-being is achieved through the combined resources and actions of all members of the health team.

- Ability to lead and co-ordinate a team, to appropriately delegate care, solve problems and make decisions.

- Ability to appropriately organise, manage and communicate in a collaborative manner with all staff.

- Ability to assess risk and actively promote health and provide for security and safety of all people in the working environment.

- Knowledge of relevant quality standards and ability for sensitive use of methods for evaluation.

- Ability for mentoring, teaching, supporting and supervising nursing students and other health workers.

- Knowledge of the principles and process of nursing and economical and efficient use of resources. FINAL EXAMINATION

In order to graduate, the student has to:

- pass all the examinations specified in the course programme,

- meet the other requirements according to the rules of the programme, - prepare the final thesis (diploma work) and defend it successfully. EXAMINATION AND ASSESMENT REGULATIONS

There are at least 6 examination possibilities per each course. The students have to register for an examination at least five (5) days before the examination date. Registration is done electronically through University web-site. Students can cancel examination registration not later than two (2) day before the examination date. The student who failed the exam can retake the exam. Student who does not take part in the exam on exam date without a valid excuse or does not cancel the exam in due time can retake the exam only on the second next exam date. Each exam can only be taken maximally six times and students are free to choose the date of examination. In case that the student does not pass the exam in six cases, s/he is dropped out of the University. The sixth retake is performed in front of a committee. The exam dates for the second and any further retake of the exam are defined by the general document which prescribes assessment regulations.

YEAR 1

Student progress in the 2nd if she/he has done exams and perform clinical practice in the following subjects:

- Nursing Care (12 ECTS),

- Anatomy, physiology, pathology (4 ECTS),

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- Clinical training (9 ECT).

Without Nursing Care exam student cannot enrol to the 2nd year. Student enrols to 2nd year collected in the year as a minimum 40 ECTS.

YEAR 2

The conditions for the advancement from the 2nd to the 3rd year are done all exams from the 1st year and successfully completed all the clinical practice in the following subjects from the 2nd year:

- Nursing care of children and the young with paediatrics (5 ECTS),

- Nursing care of women with gynaecology and obstetrics (3 ECTS),

- Nursing care of internist patient with internal medicine (6 ECTS),

- Nursing care – gynaecologic and obstetrical areas (7 ECTS),

- Paediatric nursing care (6 ECTS),

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COURSE STRUCTURE DIAGRAM WITH CREDITS YEAR 1

WINTER SEMESTER

Lecturer Subject L S LW KW Number of

contact hours Number of individual work Total ECTS

Pajnkihar Nursing care 60 60 150 270 90 360 12

Kokol Information and communication technology in nursing

5 10 15 60 90 30 120 4

Glaser Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology

50 10 60 60 120 4

Goriup Sociology of Health and Diseases

15 30 45 45 90 3

Habjanič Geriatric nursing care 30 30 60 60 120 4

*Optional subject 15 30 45 45 90 3

Total 175 160 25 210 570 330 900 30

SUMMER SEMESTER

Lecturer Subject L S LW KW Number of

contact hours Number of individual work Total ECTS Pajnkihar, Kokol Research in Nursing care 30 15 30 75 45 120 4

Lorber Clinical practice 270 270 270 9

Lahe Health Promotion and Health Education

15 30 30 75 45 120 4 Gorenjak Diagnostic- Therapeutic Programme 40 20 10 70 20 90 3 Borstner Pišlar Professional Ethics and Philosophy of Nursing Care and Legislation

30 15 45 75 120 4

Fajmut Biophysics and Biochemistry 15 15 15 45 45 90 3 * Optional subject 15 30 45 45 90 3 Total 145 105 65 310 625 275 900 30 Total 1st year 320 265 90 520 1195 605 1800 60

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YEAR 2 WINTER SEMESTER

Lecturer Subject L S LW KW Number of

contact hours Number of individual work Total ECTS

Pajnkihar Nursing care of children and the young with paediatrics 40 10 80 130 20 150 5 Gönc Nursing care of women with gynaecology and obstetrics 40 5 45 45 90 3

Nerat Nursing care of internist patient with internal medicine 85 5 90 90 180 6 Gönc Nursing care – gynaecologic and obstetrical areas 210 210 210 7 Majcenovič Kline, Jesenšek English Language / German Language 45 45 45 90 3

Pišlar Psychology in nursing care and health care

15 30 45 45 90 3 *Optional clinical practice 90 90 90 3 Total 180 95 380 655 245 900 30 SUMMER SEMESTER

Lecturer Subject L S LW KW Number of

contact hours Number of individual work Total ECTS

Turk, K Epidemiology and hygiene

45 15 30 90 30 120 4

Stričević Pediatric nursing care

180 180 180 6

Koželj Nursing care of internal medicine 330 330 330 11 *Optional subject 15 30 45 45 90 3 *Optional subject 15 30 45 45 90 3 *Optional subject 15 30 45 45 90 3 Total 90 90 15 540 735 165 900 30 Total 2nd year 270 185 15 920 1390 410 1800 60

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YEAR 3 WINTER SEMESTER

Lecturer Subject L S LW KW Number of

contact hours Number of individual work Total ECTS

Donik Nursing Care of a Surgical Patient with Surgery

85 5 90 90 180 6

Čuček Trifkovič

Nursing Care - Mental Health with Psychiatry

40 5 45 45 90 3

Sancin Community Nursing Care and Outpatient Nursing Care

15 30 45 45 90 3

Čuček Trifkovič

Supervision 15 15 30 60 30 90 3

Koželj Emergency Medical Assistance and Health Care in Special Circumstances 15 15 60 90 30 120 4 Brumen M. Nursing Care Organisation and Management 15 30 45 45 90 3

Pišlar Psychiatric nursing care

240 240 240 8

Total 185 100 330 615 285 900 30

SUMMER SEMESTER

Lecturer Subject L S LW KW Number of

contact hours Number of individual work Total ECTS

Strauss Nursing care in surgery

330 330 330 11

Sancin Out-patient nursing care, home nursing and nursing care in local community 300 300 300 10 *Optional subject 15 30 45 45 90 3 Diploma work 30 30 150 180 6 Total 15 60 630 705 195 900 30 Total 3rd year 200 160 960 1320 480 1800 60

Attendance (100%) in laboratory and clinical practice, and 80% of the seminars.

L S LW KW Number of contact hours Number of individual work Total ECTS TOTAL 1., 2. AND 3. YEAR 790 610 105 2400 3905 1495 5400 180

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OPTIONAL COURSES YEAR 1

Lecturer Subject L S LW KW Number of

contact hours Number of individual work Total ECTS Majcenovič Kline, Jesenšek V. English Language German Language (elective course) 15 30 45 45 90 3 Šostar-Turk Environmental impact on health protection 15 30 45 45 90 3 Gönc Control of hospital infections 15 30 45 45 90 3 YEAR 2

Lecturer Subject L S LW KW Number of

contact hours Number of individual work Total ECTS Borstner Ethic 15 30 45 45 90 3 Pajnkihar Komunikacija v zdravstvu 15 30 45 45 90 3 Jesenšek Papež Rehabilitation 15 30 45 45 90 3 Štiglic Biomedical technology and simulators 15 30 45 45 90 3

Kokol Health information systems

15 30 45 45 90 3

OPTIONAL CLINICAL PRACTICE

Lecturer Subject L S LW KW Number of

contact hours Number of individual work Total ECTS

Koželj Medical treatment of vitally

threatened patients

90 90 90 3

Pajnkihar Clinical application on the proofs of supported nursing care

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YEAR 3

Lecturer Subject L S LW KW Number of

contact hours Number of individual work Total ECTS Pajnkihar, Kokol Holistic research method 15 30 45 45 90 3

Filej Career development 15 30 45 45 90 3

Lahe Managing chronic diseases 15 30 45 45 90 3 Kokol Acquisition, management and implementation of projects 15 30 45 45 90 3

Pajnkihar Evidence based nursing care

15 30 45 45 90 3

Donik Nursing in intensive care unit

15 30 45 45 90 3

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POSTGRADUATE STUDY PROGRAMMES

THE HIGHER PROFESSIONAL STUDY PROGRAMME NURSING CARE (2ND CYCLE BOLOGNA STUDY PROGRAMME)

OFFICIAL LENGTH OF STUDY PROGRAMME: 2 YEARS (4 SEMESTERS), 120 ECTS

NAME OF QUALIFICATION AND THE OBTAINED ACADEMIC OR PROFESSIONAL TITLE IN ORIGINAL LANGUAGE: Name of qualification: Diploma o pridobljeni magistrski izobrazbi 2. stopnje

Professional or scientific title: MAGISTRICA/MAGISTER ZDRAVSTVENE NEGE, MAG. ZN

Postgraduate Master Study Programme in Nursing Care (2nd cycle Bologna study programme) was approved by the Senate of the University of Maribor at its 28th session on 16 May 2006, and approved by the Higher Education Council of the Republic of Slovenia at its 12th session on 9 June 2006.

ADMISSION REQIREMENTS

The enrolment into the postgraduate study program Nursing care (2nd level bologna study programme) is open to candidates who finished:

— 1st degree study programme from the field of health sciences.

— 1st degree study programme from other professional fields: sociological sciences, humanistic sciences, social work, environmental protection, if the candidate before the enrolment into the postgraduate study programme passed all the study obligations which are essential for the continuation of the study in the extent of 30 ECTS from the field of nursing care from the undergraduate study programme.

— undergraduate professional study programme, verified before 11. 6. 2004, from the field of nursing care in the extent of 180 ECTS.

— undergraduate professional study programme, verified before 11. 6. 2004, from different professional fields: sociological sciences, humanistic sciences, social work, environmental protection, safety, if the candidate, before the enrollment into the postgraduate study programme passed all the study

obligations which are essential for the continuation of the study in the extent of 30 ECTS from the field of nursing care from the undergraduate study programme.

Enrolment into 2nd year of postgraduate master study programme Nursing Care – further studies according to the criteria for promotion - is possible for:

— graduates of university study programmes, verified before 11. 6. 2004, from the field of health sciences, whom at the enrolment into the postgraduate master study programme 60 ECTS are confirmed.

— graduates of university study programmes, verified before 11. 6. 2004, from different professional fields: sociological sciences, humanistic sciences, social work, environmental protection, safety, who at the enrolment into the postgraduate master study programme get 30 ECTS confirmed. Before the enrolment into the 2nd year they have to pass study obligations in the extent of 30 ECTS.

— candidates who finished higher professional study programme and the specialist study programmes from the field of health sciences, to whom at the enrollment into the 2nd year 60 ECTS are confirmed.

— candidates who finished higher professional study programme and the specialist study programme from different professional fields: sociological science, humanistic science, social work, environmental protection, safety, who at the enrolment into the programme get 30 ECTS confirmed. Before the enrolment into 2nd year the candidate must pass the study obligations in the extent 30 ECTS. In case of the enrolment restrictions, the candidates will be selected according to their result of the undergraduate diploma work grade in the amount of 20% and average study grade in the amount of 80%. EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL GOALS

The basic aims of the programme are:

- To develop and extend the knowledge, skills, standpoints, and professional values which students develop throughout the undergraduate study programme and hence it results from their experiences and clinical practice.

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- Qualifying for independent new knowledge resources search in both the scientific and professional field.

- Qualifying for using the up to date scientific research methods including the up to date biometrics and analytical procedures, in predictive, new and flexible environments.

- Qualifying for independent researching in different fields of nursing care.

- Qualifying for taking over the responsibilities for managing the most pretentious systems, which extent, define or are connected to some specific fields of nursing care.

- To develop independent critical thinking about problems in nursing care in the process of globalization and specialization along the new trends in health care.

THE OPPORTUNITIES FOR EMPLOYMENT

Graduates who have obtained competences in all subjects of the 2nd cycle Master Study Programme in Nursing Care can find employment in:

- health institutions (hospitals, health institutes), - social welfare institutes,

- social services, - public administration, - schools,

- nursing hospitals, - private sector,

- sanitary units of the Slovenian Army and defence structures of future international alliances, - civil protection,

- humanitarian organisations, - ministries, and

- different European and world organisations related with health and nursing care. ACCESS TO FURTHER STUDIES

Graduates of the 2nd cycle Master Study Programme in Nursing Care can continue their study in 3rd cycle doctoral study programmes.

COMPETENCES

On completion of the Postgraduate Master Study Programme in Nursing Care (2nd level Bologna study programme) graduates should have the following general competences:

- an ability to develop and extend the knowledge, skills, standpoints, and professional values which students develop throughout the undergraduate study programme and hence it results from their experiences and clinical practice,

- an ability for independent new knowledge resources search in both the scientific and professional field,

- an ability to use advanced scientific research methods including advanced biometrics and analytical procedures, in predictive, new and flexible environments,

- an ability to conduct independent researching in different fields of nursing care,

- an ability to take over responsibilities for managing the most pretentious systems, which apply or are related to nursing care,

- an ability to develop independent critical thinking about problems in nursing care in the process of globalization and specialization along the new trends in health care,

- an ability to study advanced theories which define the nature of knowledge in nursing theory and practice and discuss its relevance and use in clinical practice,

- an ability to study the content and use of models of nursing care and concepts related with art and science of nursing care,

- an ability to describe the principles and use of research in nursing care, and critically evaluate research literature with regard to a particular aspect of nursing care,

- an ability to study concepts related with theory and practice of management and discuss how theory of management can be applied in nursing, health and social care,

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- an ability to study the principles and methods for the improvement of quality and for the application of this principles in nursing, health and social care,

- an ability to study the nature of change and the use of theory of change in nursing, health and social care,

- ability to study epistemology and ontology and to relate the study of philosophy with nursing knowledge and practice,

- ability to study the ethical dimensions of human actions and discuss the use of moral theories in theory and practice of nursing care,

- ability to discuss the main principles of behaviouristic, cognitivist and humanistic theories of learning, and how they can be used in teaching and assessment of knowledge,

- ability to study current issues in professional practice and their importance and use in nursing practice.

Among general competences of the study programme Nursing Care following competences are especially exposed:

- ethical reflexion and consideration of professional ethics,

- integration of organizational knowledge for the support of successful management decisions,

- planning and control over performed nursing activities,

- use of scientific research methods for research on the field of nursing care,

- to develop independent and responsible leadership and connection of team work. FINAL EXAMINATION

In order to graduate, the student has to:

- pass all the examinations specified in the course programme,

- meet the other requirements according to the rules of the programme, - prepare the master thesis and defend it successfully.

EXAMINATION AND ASSESMENT REGULATIONS

There are at least 6 examination possibilities per each course. The students have to register for an examination at least five (5) days before the examination date. Registration is done electronically through University web-site. Students can cancel examination registration not later than two (2) day before the examination date. The student who failed the exam can retake the exam. Student who does not take part in the exam on exam date without a valid excuse or does not cancel the exam in due time can retake the exam only on the second next exam date. Each exam can only be taken maximally six times, and in case that the student does not pass the exam in six cases, s/he is dropped out of the University. The sixth retake is performed in front of a committee. The exam dates for the second and any further retake of the exam are defined by the general document which prescribes assessment regulations.

YEAR 1

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COURSE STRUCTURE DIAGRAM WITH CREDITS YEAR 1

WINTER SEMESTER SUMMER SEMESTER

ECTS

Lecturer Subject L S LW ID L S LW ID

OBLIGATORY SUBJECT

Borstner Ethics, philosophy

and science health 30 30 20 170 - - - - 250 10

Kokol

Research and research methodology

30 30 15 175 - - - - 250 10

Pajnkihar Theories, concepts and

practice of nursing 30 50 - 170 - - - - 250 10

Hlastan Ribič

Health promotion and

primary health care - - - - 30 40 - 180 250 10

OPTIONAL SUBJECT

Kovač Management and

economics in health care - - - - 30 30 - 190 250 10

Kraljić

Social, psychological and law questions in nursing care

- - - - 30 30 - 190 250 10

Pšunder Education with the basis of

andragogics - - - - 30 30 - 190 250 10

Hlastan Ribič

Importance of nutrition for health protection and prevention

- - - - 30 40 30 150 250 10

TOTAL 1500 60

YEAR 2

WINTER SEMESTER SUMMER SEMESTER

ECTS

Lecturer Subject L S LW ID L S LW ID

OPTIONAL SUBJECT

Mekiš Perioperative nursing care 30 30 60 255 - - - - 375 15

Premik,

Šostar Turk Public health 30 30 60 255 - - - - 375 15

Lobnikar Quality and safety in

health and nursing care 30 30 30 285 - - - - 375 15

Kokol Informatics in health and

nursing care 30 30 60 255 375 15

Habjanič Gerontological nursing

care 30 30 40 275 375 15

Habjanič Community nursing care 30 30 40 275 375 15

Kokol Simulations in health and

nursing care 30 30 60 255 375 15

Master work - - - 30 - 345 375 15

TOTAL 1500 60

TOTAL (1st and 2nd year) 3000 120

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POSTGRADUATE MASTER STUDY PROGRAMME IN BIOINFORMATICS (2ND LEVEL BOLOGNA STUDY PROGRAMME)

OFFICIAL LENGTH OF STUDY PROGRAMME: 2 YEARS (4 SEMESTERS), 120 ECTS

NAME OF QUALIFICATION AND THE OBTAINED ACADEMIC OR PROFESSIONAL TITLE IN ORIGINAL LANGUAGE: Name of qualification: Diploma o pridobljeni magistrski izobrazbi 2. stopnje

Professional or scientific title: MAGISTRICA/MAGISTER BIOINFORMATIKE, MAG. BIOINF.

Postgraduate Master Study Programme in Bioinformatics (2nd cycle Bologna study programme) was approved by the Senate of the University of Maribor at its 7th session on 5 September 2006, and approved by the Higher Education Council of the Republic of Slovenia at its 15th session on 27 October 2006.

ADMISSION REQIREMENTS

The enrolment into the postgraduate study program Bioinformatics (2nd level bologna study programme) is open to candidates who finished:

- 1st degree study programme from the appropriate professional fields: bioinformatics, computer science, nursing care, medical science, natural sciences, pharmacy, technical and biotechnical sciences.

- 1st degree study programme from other professional fields: sociological sciences, humanistic sciences, social work, if the candidate before the enrolment into the postgraduate study programme passed all the study obligations which are essential for the continuation of the study in the extent of 18 ECTS from the field of health care (Health ethics, Legal view, Organization and management, Sociology, Physiology), computer science (Computer basics, Basics of ICT) or natural sciences (Basics of biochemistry, Basics of biophysics, Basics of chemistry).

- undergraduate professional study programme, verified before 11. 6. 2004, from the appropriate professional fields; bioinformatics, computer science, nursing care, medical science, natural sciences, pharmacy, technical and biotechnical sciences.

- undergraduate professional study programme, verified before 11. 6. 2004, from other professional fields: sociological sciences, humanistic sciences, social work, if the candidate before the enrolment into the postgraduate study programme passed all the study obligations which are essential for the continuation of the study in the extent of 18 ECTS from the field of health care (Health ethics, Legal view, Organization and management, Sociology, Physiology), computer science (Computer basics, Basics of ICT) or natural science (Basics of biochemistry, Basics of biophysics, Basics of chemistry). Enrolment into 2nd year of postgraduate master study programme Bioinformatics – further studies according to the criteria for promotion - is possible for:

- graduates of university study programmes, verified before 11. 6. 2004, from the appropriate

professional fields: bioinformatics, computer science, nursing care, medical science, natural sciences, pharmacy, technical and biotechnical sciences, whom at the enrolment into the postgraduate master study programme 60 ECTS are confirmed.

- graduates of university study programmes, verified before 11. 6. 2004, from different professional fields: sociological sciences, humanistic sciences, social work, who at the enrolment into the postgraduate master study programme get 30 ECTS confirmed. Before the enrolment into the 2nd year they have to pass study obligations in the extent of 30 ECTS.

- candidates who finished higher professional study programme and the specialist study programmes from the appropriate fields: bioinformatics, health science, natural science, pharmacy, technical and biotechnical science, to whom at the enrolment into the 2nd year 60 ECTS are confirmed.

- candidates who finished higher professional study programme and the specialist study programme from different professional fields: sociological science, humanistic science, social work, who at the enrolment into the programme get 30 ECTS confirmed. Before the enrolment into 2nd year the candidate must pass the study obligations in the extent 30 ECTS.

In case of the enrolment restrictions, the candidates will be selected according to their result of the

undergraduate study achievement. The average study grade achievement, without the grade of diploma work is considered.

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EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL GOALS The basics aims of the programme are:

- gaining new basic knowledge, skills, points of view, opinion and professional values which students didn't acquire on the 1st level;

- develop and deepen the theoretical knowledge, skills, points of view and professional values which students developed throughout the undergraduate programme;

- qualifying for independent new knowledge resources searching on the scientific and professional field;

- qualifying for use of new up to date scientific research methods, including the up to date biometrics and analytical procedures, in predictive, new and flexible environments.;

- qualifying for independent researching on different fields of bioinformatics;

- qualifying for use of up to date technologies, instruments and software from the field of bioinformatics;

- qualifying for taking over the responsibilities for managing the most pretentious systems, which extent, define or connected to some specific fields of bioinformatics;

- develop the independent and responsible leadership and connection of team work. THE OPPORTUNITIES FOR EMPLOYMENT

Graduates are employable in the following fields: - health institutions (hospitals, health centres), - public administration,

- private sector, - financial sector, - food industry, - pharmacy,

- educational and research institutions,

- Slovenian armed forces and defence structures of future international alliances - humanitarian organizations,

- ministries and

- various health – related organizations in Europe and the world. ACCESS TO FURTHER STUDIES

Graduates of the 2nd cycle Master Study Programme in Bioinformatics can continue their study in 3rd cycle doctoral study programmes.

COMPETENCES

On completion of the Postgraduate Master Study Programme in Bioinformatics (2nd level Bologna study programme) graduates should have the following general competences:

- an ability to correctly apply basic knowledge of methods of scientific research and laboratory techniques,

- an ability for independent new knowledge resources searching on the scientific and professional field,

- an ability to apply the methods of molecular and cell biology and biophysics for the purpose of research and solving complex biomedical problems and systems

- familiarity with the methods of genomics and proteomics;

- familiarity with methodologies and paradigms of informatics technologies for the purpose of storing, analyses, synthesis and visualization of genomic and proteomic data;

- an ability to design general health information systems and, specifically, to design biochemical systems.

Among general competences, the following competences are specifically important:

- to qualify for use of new up to date scientific research methods, including the up to date biometrics and analytical procedures, in predictive, new and flexible environments,

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- to qualify for independent researching on different fields of bioinformatics,

- to qualify for use of up to date technologies, instruments and software from the field of bioinformatics,

- to qualify for taking over the responsibilities for managing the most pretentious systems, which extend, define or connected to some specific fields of bioinformatics.

FINAL EXAMINATION

In order to graduate, the student has to:

- pass all the examinations specified in the course programme,

- meet the other requirements according to the rules of the programme, - prepare the master thesis and defend it successfully.

EXAMINATION AND ASSESMENT REGULATIONS

There are at least 6 examination possibilities per each course. The students have to register for an examination at least five (5) days before the examination date. Registration is done electronically through University web-site. Students can cancel examination registration not later than two (2) day before the examination date. The student who failed the exam can retake the exam. Student who does not take part in the exam on exam date without a valid excuse or does not cancel the exam in due time can retake the exam only on the second next exam date. Each exam can only be taken maximally six times, and in case that the student does not pass the exam in six cases, s/he is dropped out of the University. The sixth retake is performed in front of a committee. The exam dates for the second and any further retake of the exam are defined by the general document which prescribes assessment regulations.

YEAR 1

Student enrols to 2nd year collected in the year as a minimum 42 ECTS from compulsory learning units; obigated is the exam Introduction to Bioinformatics.

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COURSE STRUCTURE DIAGRAM WITH CREDITS YEAR 1

WINTER SEMESTER SUMMER SEMESTER

ECTS

Lecturer Subject L S LW ID L S LW ID

OBLIGATORY SUBJECTS WINTER SEMESTER Zorman Verber Information and communication technologies in bioinformatics 18 42 90 150 6 Colnarič Podgorelec D.

Algorithms and data

structures in bioinformatics 30 30 90 150 6

Brumen M. Molecular biophysics 30 30 90 150 6

Optional subject 1 30 30 90 150 6

Optional subject 2 30 30 90 150 6

OBLIGATORY SUBJECTSSUMMER SEMESTER Potočnik Introduction to

bioinformatics 30 30 90 150 6

Zorman Applied computer science

for bioinformatics 30 30 90 150 6

Povalej Multivariate statistical

methods 30 30 90 150 6

Žalik Computer geometry for

bioinformatics 30 30 90 150 6

Zorman Podgorelec V.

BrumenB.

Data mining and knowledge discovery

30 30 90 150 6

OPTIONAL SUBJECTS

Selected topics in

biochemistry 30 30 90 150 6

Fajmut Selected topics in biophysics

30 30 90 150 6

Lipovšek Basics of molecular and cell

biology 30 30 90 150 6

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YEAR 2

WINTER SEMESTER SUMMER SEMESTER

ECTS

Lecturer Subject L S LW ID L S LW ID

OBLIGATORY SUBJECTS WINTER SEMESTER

Fajmut Theoretical biophysics 30 15 15 90 150 6

Potočnik Bioinformatics and genetic

research 30 30 90 150 6

Potočnik DNA micro nets and analyze

of expressions gene 15 45 90 150 6

Optional subject 1 15 0-15 15-30 105 150 6

Optional subject 2 15 0-15 15-30 105 150 6

OBLIGATORY SUBJECTSSUMMER SEMESTER

Kokol Advanced research

methods in bioinformatics 15 30 105 150 6

Seminar 225 225 9

Master work 375 375 15

OPTIONAL SUBJECTS

Kokol Complexity theory and

chaos 15 30 105 150 6 Kokol Welzer Družovec Health informatics 15 30 105 150 6

Krivograd Visualisation of scientific

data 15 30 105 150 6

Fajmut Modelling and simulation in

health care 15 30 105 150 6

Glavač Protein structures and

proteomic 15 30 105 150 6

Potočnik Pharmacogenomics 15 30 105 150 6

Glavač Human molecular

genetics-selected topics 15 15 15 105 150 6

Potočnik Recombinant DNA

technology 15 30 105 150 6

Potočnik Basics of molecular and

population genetics 15 30 105 150 6

TOTAL (1st and 2nd year)

3000 120 LEGEND:

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POSTGRADUATE MASTER STUDY PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL WELFARE (2ND LEVEL BOLOGNA STUDY PROGRAMME)

OFFICIAL LENGTH OF STUDY PROGRAMME: 2 YEARS (4 SEMESTERS), 120 ECTS

NAME OF QUALIFICATION AND THE OBTAINED ACADEMIC OR PROFESSIONAL TITLE IN ORIGINAL LANGUAGE: Name of qualification: Diploma o pridobljeni magistrski izobrazbi 2. stopnje

Professional or scientific title: MAGISTRICA/MAGISTER ZDRAVSTVENO-SOCIALNEGA MANAGEMENTA, MAG. ZDR. - SOC. MANAG.

Postgraduate Master Study Programme in Management in Health and Social Welfare (2nd cycle Bologna study programme) was approved by the Senate of the University of Maribor on 31 March 2009, and approved by the Higher Education Council of the Republic of Slovenia on 22 April 2009.

Postgraduate Master Study Programme in Management in Health and Social Welfare (2nd cycle Bologna study programme) is carried out on a cooperative basis by the Faculty of Health Sciences and the Faculty of Organizational Sciences, University of Maribor.

Full time and part time study will be carried out in Maribor and Kranj in accordance to the Agreement of mutual cooperation in development and execution of the postgraduate master degree program in Management in health and social welfare between the Faculty of Health Sciences and Faculty of Organizational Sciences University of Maribor.

ADMISSION REQIREMENTS

A student may enrol into the 2nd degree study programme Management in health and social welfare in accordance with the following requirements:

- 1st degree study programme (180 ECTS) with the corresponding professional areas in organizational sciences, business and administrative sciences, economic sciences, sociological sciences, judicial sciences, information and computer sciences, health sciences, social sciences, medical sciences and technical sciences.

- 1st degree study programme with other professional areas, which are not included in the previous paragraph if prior to entering the study programme they fulfilled requirements essential for continuing the study programme to the extent of 11 ECTS points. Additional study programme requirements to the extent of 11 ECTS points, which the student must fulfil: Sociology of Health and Diseases (FZV, 5 ECTS), Organization Theory and Basic of Management (FOV, 6 ECTS).

- professional higher education study programme adopted prior to 11 June 2004, with the corresponding professional areas: organizational sciences, business and administrative sciences, economic sciences, sociological sciences, judicial sciences, information and computer sciences, health sciences, social sciences, medical sciences and technical sciences.

- professional higher education study programme adopted prior to 11 June 2004, with other professional areas, which are not included in the previous paragraph if prior to entering the study programme they fulfilled requirements essential for continuing the study programme to the extent of 11 ECTS points. Additional study programme requirements to the extent of 11 ECTS points, which the student must fulfil: Sociology of Health and Diseases (FZV, 5 ECTS), Organization Theory and Basic of Management (FOV, 6 ECTS).

In the case of enrolment restrictions, the selection of the candidates will be based on:

- grade obtained in defending a degree work (20%)

- the average grade of study programme (80%).

The student may enrol into the second year of the study programme Management in health and social welfare, upon the following criteria for transferring between study programmes:

- university higher education study programme adopted prior to 11 June 2004, with the

corresponding professional areas: organizational sciences, business and administrative sciences, economic sciences, sociological sciences, judicial sciences, information and computer sciences,

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health sciences, social sciences, medical sciences and technical sciences. As a rule, the study obligations in the extent of 60 ECTS points are recognized to the student.

- university higher education study programme adopted prior to 11 June 2004, with other

professional areas. As a rule, the study obligations in the extent of 30 ECTS points are recognized to the student.

- professional higher education study programme and the “specializacija” degree with the

corresponding professional areas in organizational sciences, business and administrative sciences, economic sciences, sociological sciences, judicial sciences, information and computer sciences, health sciences, social sciences, medical sciences and technical sciences. As a rule, the study obligations in the extent of 60 ECTS points are recognized to the student.

- professional higher education study programme and the “specializacija” degree with other professional areas. As a rule, the study obligations in the extent of 30 ECTS points are recognized to the student.

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL GOALS

The aim of this master study programme is to educate the graduate students within the competencies needed for professional work in health, social and other organizations. The graduate students will acquire the knowledge that they will successfully use for management, leadership and for solving the issues related to management in health, social and other organizations. Graduate students will be able to gain the knowledge about thinking and collaborating in interdiscipline and multidiscipline working environment. The important goal of the study programme is to develop the knowledge and skills for human resource management and to prepare the students for successful implementing of changes. During the study programme the students will deepen their knowledge and comprehension in different fields related to management, including information communication technology as an important support to management decisions.

THE OPPORTUNITIES FOR EMPLOYMENT

Graduates of the 2nd cycle study programme Management in Health and Welfare Organizations can find employment on senior and managerial positions in health and welfare organizations.

ACCESS TO FURTHER STUDIES

Graduates of the 2nd cycle study programme Management in Health and Welfare Organizations can continue their studies in 3rd cycle doctoral study programs.

COMPETENCES

Subject – specific competences

- Ability to understand the organization of health and social institutions, understand the new role of managers (formal authority, interpersonal relations, role of information systems, role of decision) and to conquer the new working methods.

- Ability to understand the management processes, functions and economics in health and social institutions.

- Ability to use the information systems and information communication technology for successful and effective management and acceptance of decisions.

- Ability for human resources management and other resources management with the consideration of economics capability of health and social institutions.

- Understanding the influence of environmental factors on human health and influence of other factors on the system of health and social welfare.

- Ability to plan and organize the performing of health and social institutions on the basis of recognition of epidemiological conditions.

- Ability to consideration the ethical aspects of management and work organization in health and social institutions.

- Ability to estimate, assurance, and improving the quality in health and social institutions; understanding the European and national directions of quality development.

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- Understanding the legal regulations as a foundation for organizing and operation of health and social institutions.

Communication and personal competences

- Ability to understand the influence of psychological and social factors on human health and ability to develop positive self-image.

- Strengthen the factors for developing the emotional stability.

- Understanding the human resource developing systems.

- Developing the positive interpersonal relations among the employee.

- Developing communication skills and team work.

- Ability of effective communication with the use of proper technology.

- Ability to use information communication technology. Cognitive competences

- Ability to use the research methodology in health and social institutions and ability in searching of new knowledge.

- Developing the conceptual and analytical thinking.

- Developing the ability to recognize and creative problem solving. Knowledge

- The ability to use the knowledge from natural sciences.

- The ability to use the knowledge from social, health and behavioural science.

- The ability to use the knowledge from ethics, law and humanities sciences.

- The ability to use the knowledge from technology and health informatics.

- The ability to use the knowledge from international and national politics.

- The ability to use problem solutions and decision-making knowledge.

- The ability to use the research principles and discovery of new knowledge. FINAL EXAMINATION

In order to graduate, the student has to:

- pass all the examinations specified in the course programme,

- meet the other requirements according to the rules of the programme, - prepare the master thesis and defend it successfully.

EXAMINATION AND ASSESMENT REGULATIONS

There are at least 6 examination possibilities per each course. The students have to register for an examination at least five (5) days before the examination date. Registration is done electronically through University web-site. Students can cancel examination registration not later than two (2) day before the examination date. The student who failed the exam can retake the exam. Student who does not take part in the exam on exam date without a valid excuse or does not cancel the exam in due time can retake the exam only on the second next exam date. Each exam can only be taken maximally six times, and in case that the student does not pass the exam in six cases, s/he is dropped out of the University. The sixth retake is performed in front of a committee. The exam dates for the second and any further retake of the exam are defined by the general document which prescribes assessment regulations.

YEAR 1

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COURSE STRUCTURE DIAGRAM WITH CREDITS YEAR 1

WINTER SEMESTER SUMMER SEMESTER

ECTS

Lecturer Subject L S LW SW L S LW SW

Kokol Research methodology in health and social

organizations

30 270 300 10

Kovač Managmenet of health care

and social organizations 30 210 240 8

Optional subject 25 155 180 6 Optional subject 25 155 180 6 Rajkovič, Kokol Information and communication technologies in health care and social organizations

30 20 250 300 10

Borstner Ethical aspects in health care

and social organizations 15 15 210 240 8

Optional subject 25 155 180 6

Optional subject 25 155 180 6

OPTIONAL SUBJECTS

Gomišček Quality in health and social

organizations 25 155 180 6

Ovsenik Impact of health

determinants on system of health and social security

25 155 180 6

Eržen Fundamental aspects of epidemiology as base for planning

25 155 180 6

Kersnik Work methods in health and

social organizations 25 155 180 6

Mežnar, Vavtar

Legal regulation in health and

social organizations 25 155 180 6

Kraljić Health, health care and

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YEAR 2

WINTER SEMESTER SUMMER SEMESTER

ECTS

Lecturer Subject L S LW SW L S LW SW

Kern Process management in health and social organizations

15 15 210 240 8

Novak Economics of health care and

social organizations 30 210 240 8

Ferjan Human resource management and communiaction in in health and social organizations 30 180 210 7 Šostar Turk Enviromental impact on health 30 180 210 7 Optional subject 25 155 180 6 Master work 10 710 720 24 OPTIONAL SUBJECTS

Vukovič Development systems of human resources in in health and social organizations

25 155 180 6

Ačko Standardization in the fields of health and social care

25 155 180 6

LEGEND:

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