The degree programme Nursing aims at training nurses who understand the principles, theories and methods of nursing, have broad knowledge of nursing science, and who are able to independently and critically evaluate the nursing needs of healthy persons and chronically ill people with different somatic and mental health diseases, and develop a greater sense of both personal and professional value systems.
AFTER GRADUATION YOU CAN:
- Apply for a license to practice nursing.
- Continue your education by entering master’s programmes.
- Work as a general practice nurse at different public and private health care institutions providing health care services at all three care levels.
Structure of programme
what you will learn each year
YEAR 1Humanitarian-Social Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Health Care, Nursing Techniques
YEAR 2Environment and Health Sciences, Nursing, Basics of Clinical Subjects
YEAR 3Adult Nursing, Pedagogic Module, Nursing Administration and Research Work
YEAR 4Special Nursing, Geriatric Nursing, Final Clinical Practice Examination, Preparation and Defence of Bachelor’s Thesis
At the end of each semester, students perform clinical training that is part of the development of practical skills. The competencies, which are expected to be achieved during clinical training, correspond to the EU directives 2005/36/EC and 2013/55/EU
WHY STUDY NURSING AT LSMU?
- Clinical skills developed in the largest clinical hospital in the Baltic States.
- Diploma recognized in EU.
- Multicultural environment and student community: international students from 87 different countries make up 25 % of the total student population at LSMU.
- Possibility to spend a semester abroad with the Erasmus+ exchange programme.
- Support system for students’ adaptation: mentoring, tutoring and psychological counselling.