Nursing (4 years, Bachelor of Science)

Description

The main objective of the program is to train professional pluripotent Nurses of General Nursing Science in order to become capable to contribute in the prevention and restoration of health of people of all ages, as well as the maintenance and promotion of human health and wellness. The program’s students are able to obtain theoretical and laboratory knowledge of high caliber as well as advanced clinical skills that enable them to practice their profession independently or in collaboration with other health care professionals in Cyprus and all EU countries.

Approval of the Nursing Degree by the European Commission

The Nursing Degree at European University Cyprus is recognized by the European Commission as an approved program, covered by Directive 2005/36/EC on the mutual recognition of professional qualifications between Member States. Graduate Nurses with the B.Sc. degree in Nursing from European University Cyprus, are therefore able to exercise their profession in all European Union member states.

 

Registration with the Cyprus Council of Nurses and Midwives

Graduates of the European University Cyprus "Nursing" program are eligible to register with the Nurses and Midwives Registry through application to the Cyprus Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Employment Opportunities

Employment opportunities may include but are not limited to: health care institutions in public and private sector, hospitals and clinics, community nursing, health centers, nursing centers, school nursing, education and research, freelance etc.

 

Program Outline



All students pursuing the Bachelor's degree in Nursing must complete the following requirements:



Degree Requirements Credits ECTS
FIRST YEAR COURSES 32 60
SECOND YEAR COURSES 38 60
THIRD YEAR COURSES 31 60
FOURTH YEAR COURSES 31 60
Total Requirements 132 240


FIRST YEAR COURSES 32 Credits 60 ECTS
FIRST SEMESTER 16 30
Code Course Title Credits ECTS
ANA102 Anatomy 3 5
CSG193 Health Informatics 3 5
EUC110 Academic Skills 2 5
NUR103 Introduction to Nursing 3 5
PGY107 Physiology 3 5
PSG265 Health Psychology 2 5
SECOND SEMESTER 16 30
Code Course Title Credits ECTS
BIO111 Microbiology 2 4
BIO282 Biostatistics 2 5
ENH080* English for Health Sciences II 3 5
NPR100 Clinical Practice I 1 3
NPT100 Clinical Training I 2 4
NUR121 Basic Nursing I 4 5
NUR125 Nursing Assessment of Patients 2 4


SECOND YEAR COURSES 38 Credits 60 ECTS
THIRD SEMESTER 19 30
Code Course Title Credits ECTS
NPT200 Clinical Training II 2 4
NUR110 First Aid 3 3
NUR211 Basic Nursing II 4 6
NUR212 Internal Medicine and Medical Nursing I 4 6
NUR213 Surgery and Surgical Nursing I 4 6
PHA112 Pharmacology 2 5
FOURTH SEMESTER 19 30
Code Course Title Credits ECTS
ENH090* English for Health Sciences III 3 5
EPE201 Epidemiology 3 5
NPR200 Clinical Practice ΙΙ 1 3
NPT220 Clinical Training III 2 4
NUR223 Internal Medicine and Medical Nursing II 4 5
NUR224 Surgery and Surgical Nursing II 4 5
NUR225 Ethics/Deontology and Legislation for the Nursing Profession 2 3


THIRD YEAR COURSES 31 Credits 60 ECTS
FIFTH SEMESTER 18 30
Code Course Title Credits ECTS
NPT300 Clinical Training IV 2 4
NUR310 Internal Medicine and Medical Nursing III 4 5
NUR314 Health Care associated Infections 2 4
NUR316 Oncology and Oncology Nursing 2 4
NUR317 Surgery and Surgical Nursing III 4 5
NUR319 Principles of Biochemistry, Nutrition /Dietetics 2 4
ΒΙΟ112 Biophysics & Radiology 2 4
SIXTH SEMESTER 13 30
Code Course Title Credits ECTS
NPR300 Clinical Practice ΙΙΙ 1 3
NPT320 Clinical Training V 2 4
NUR320 Principles of Communication/Teaching Methods in Nursing 2 6
NUR323 Mental Health Nursing 3 7
RES303 Research Methods in Health Sciences 3 5
SOG102 Introduction to Sociology 2 5


FOURTH YEAR COURSES 31 Credits 60 ECTS
SEVENTH SEMESTER 17 30
Code Course Title Credits ECTS
HEA410 Πτυχιακή Εργασία I 3 6
NPT400 Clinical Training VI 2 4
NUR413 Principles of Administration - Nursing Units Administration 2 4
NUR414 Health Promotion and Health Education 2 5
NUR415 Gynecological and Maternity Nursing 4 5
NUR416 Paediatrics and Paediatric Nursing 4 6
EIGHTH SEMESTER 14 30
Code Course Title Credits ECTS
HEA420 Senior Project II 3 12
NPT420 Clinical Training VII 2 3
NUR422 Community Nursing 3 4
NUR423 Geriatrics and Gerontological Nursing 2 4
NUR452 Emergency and ICU Nursing 2 4
N/A Major Elective 2 3
Electives

Students must select one (1) of the following courses:

Code Course Title Credits ECTS
ENH070* English for Health Sciences I 3 5
HSD412 Health Economics & Entrepreneurship 2 3
NUR266 Occupational Health 2 3
NUR267 Transcultural Nursing 2 3



The total duration of the program is 4603 hours and includes theoretical teaching of 1624 hours and clinical teaching and practice of 2979 hours, which exceed the provisions of the Nursing and Midwifery law and the European Directive 2013/55/EE.

  1. The clinical training takes place during the academic semesters and includes teaching and practical training in the Nursing labs of the University and at Hospitals and Clinics.
  2. The practical training takes place at Hospitals and Clinics during the summer season for a total of 70 days each period.

*Students take the English Placement Test of the University and based on their results they either take the ENH080-English For Health Sciences II or the elective course of ENH070-English For Health Sciences I and students provided they successfully complete this course they register for the ENH080.   

Previous Degree Requirements


 

 

 

Objectives & Outcomes

General Objectives
  • To develop the student’s capacity to think, write and speak effectively and creatively;
  • To develop an appreciation of and respect for social, moral and ethical values as the foundation of one’s relationship to others and one’s responsibilities to the community;
  • To develop the students analytical, decision-making and communication competencies together with those qualities of self-reliance, responsibility, integrity and self-awareness which will promote personal achievement and contribution to organizations;
  • To build breath of perspective through the general education requirements and provide sufficient specialization to meet basic professional and career requirements;        
  • To provide the student with the necessary requirements for academic and/or career advancements
Specific Objectives

The main objectives of the Program are the provision, to the students, of the necessary theoretical and practical knowledge, the learning and acquisition of skills and development of proficiencies and attitudes, so as upon graduation to be able to:

  • Efficiently, safely and professionally provide top quality nursing care, on a patient-to-patient basis, in public and/or private hospitals, in Cyprus and abroad, always with the adoption of ethically correct attitudes.
  • Provide nursing care services to families with an ill member, independently to whether this person is to be cared for at home or admitted to the hospital.
  • Provide nursing care in places other than the hospital setting and the home environment -such as schools, outpatient units, long term care, mental health centres and the occupational setting.
  • Provide services, to both the healthy and ill members of the community, in the context of preventive community programs for health promotion and education.
  • Develop analytical and creative thinking and to apply judgment and readjustment, if necessary, to their day-to day clinical practice, so as to continually advance as health professionals.
  • Master research procedures and develop research activities for the advancement of the Science of Nursing, leading to better quality care services with their research findings.
Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, the students will be able:

  • To possess a high level of theoretical knowledge, skills and the appropriate ethical attitude and as skilful professionals to provide adequate and safe individualized quality nursing care at all levels, in Primary, Secondary or Tertiary healthcare in Cyprus and abroad.
  • To promote, protect, preserve and restore the health of individuals/families and groups of people based on their personality, psychological, social and cultural characteristics.
  • To develop analytical and synthetic critical thinking, active participation in the learning process and throughout acquired theory knowledge and skills to improve and readapt the daily approach of the clinical act.
  • Seek the continuous upgrade of the Nursing education so as to keep up-to- date with the latest scientific developments.
  • To promote the research process and to possess research skills aiming to ensure quality care to healthy and ill human subjects at all care levels

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Δεξιότητες
  • Προθυμία
  • Εμπάθεια
  • Κριτική σκέψη και δυνατότητα να είναι λεπτομερείς
  • Υπομονή
  • Ανεκτικότητα
  • Επικοινωνιακές δεξιότητες
  • Ομαδικότητα
  • Υπευθυνότητα
  • Οργάνωση
  • Ικανότητες διαχείρισης Ιατρικού Εξοπλισμού

 

 
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  • Μη κερδοσκοπικός
  • Δημόσιος και ιδιωτικός
  • Εκπαίδευση
 
 
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  • Νοσηλευτής (Ο Νοσηλευτής μπορεί να επιλέξει εάν επιθυμεί συγκεκριμένη ειδικότητα)
  • Διοικητικός Λειτουργός στον τομέα υγείας (Νοσοκομεία, Υπουργείο Υγείας κ.α.)
  • Βοηθός Χειρουργείου
  • Λειτουργός διαγνωστικού κέντρου
  • Εκπαιδευτής Πρώτων Βοηθειών
  • Βοηθός εργαστηρίων Νοσηλευτικής σε Ακαδημαϊκό ίδρυμα

 

 
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