PROGRAMME FOR BACHELOR’S DEGREE

NURSING

Qualification awarded

Bachelor of NursingGeneral Practice Nurse

Level of qualification

University studies, First cycle, undergraduate (Bachelor)

Specific admission requirements

Minimum access requirements: Secondary
Minimum access qualification degree:

Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning (formal, non-formal and informal)

Study subjects or parts thereof, corresponding to formal and subject requirements of selected study programme, may be included to individuals who graduated, studied or are presently studying at institutions of higher education in Lithuania or other countries, accredited in accordance with Lithuanian higher education curriculum, and who want to continue their studies at the University at the same or inferior cycle or studies of other studies programmes.

Profile of the programme

The person, which is having nursing bachelor qualification degree and general practice nurse professional qualification ability to effectively resolve the problems of nursing of individuals of different age groups, families, and communities in health care institutions of all levels and to ensure their continuity; have knowledge and abilities to analyze, plan, and implement effective strategies of health services in the system of health care; ability to meaningfully participate in the activity of health care and to develop the traditions of progressive health practice in the professional activity.
Bachelor of Nursing, having specialized in
– Cosmetology, Prepare specialist, having new scientific knowledge in cosmetologist professional activity; reaching continuous development in professional activity, reflecting critically new professional tendencies and according to continuous education principles in changing national and international setting.
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Key learning outcomes

Knowledge and Its Application

A1 Ability to consistently and adequately analyse and implement into own nursing care practice and research up-to-date knowledge of nursing theory and practice, individual and public health, nursing research approaches and methods, development of nursing care professionalism, principles of professional ethics, national and international health care politics and nursing care administration, professional cooperation, patient’s rights.
A2 Ability to implement knowledge of natural history, biomedicine, social and humane studies for adequate assessment of individual, family and public health in nursing care practice.

Research Skills

B1 Ability to individually be engaged in research; analyse, interpret, summarize and present results.
B2 Ability to implement research results into nursing care practice; enunciate practical recommendations for nursing care and other health care system specialists, politicians.

Subject–Specific Skills

C1 Ability to planning and proceeding nursing care process: perform data and information acquisition, assess nursing problems and diagnoses, state nursing objectives, plan nursing care activities, and evaluate nursing care results.Ability to planning and proceeding nursing care process: perform data and information acquisition, assess nursing problems and diagnoses, state nursing objectives, plan nursing care activities, and evaluate nursing care results.
C2 Ability to provide nursing care service to patients of different ages, health statuses, families and publicity.
C3 Ability to perform first aid according professional competence in cases of traumas and life threatening situations.
C4 Ability to organize and manage teaching of healthy and ill patients’ self-care and wellness.
C5 Ability to cooperate and be able for leadership in teamwork providing nursing care services, demonstrate as self-independent, taking professional and personal responsibility.
C6 Ability to impart professional knowledge and skills competently, pursue unofficial nursing practice teaching and performing professional mentorship.

Social Skills

D1 Ability to communicate ant cooperate with patients, associates, researches efficiently, exchanging of views needed for efficient nursing care; be able to participate and coordinate activity of interdisciplinary professional team, and to take self-responsibility.
D2 Ability to fluently and suggestively represent own ideas in spoken and written form; communicate in professional, society and public environment efficiently in Lithuanian and foreign languages; to appreciate individual and cultural diversities and differences.
D3 Ability to show creativity in practical nursing care activity, to adapt to new changed situation.
D4 Ability to teach the patient of self-care, wellness.

Personal Skills

E1 Ability to evaluate personal and associates professional activity in nursing care adequately, understand lifetime learning process importance; improve personal learning skills constantly.
E2 Ability to use and look-up for national and international information resources, to be familiar with informational technologies; handle confidential information.

Occupational profiles of graduates with examples

Graduates have a possibility to work as a general nurse, independently or in health care teams, in health care institutions of all levels: in hospitals (of a general type, nursing, palliative care, specialized, or rehabilitation), in the medical rehabilitation institutions, in outpatient institutions, in rural medical centres, in ambulance units/ stations, in blood donation units/ centres, in infant homes, and in public health care centres.

Access to further studies

Access to the second cycle studies

Course structure diagram with credits

1 semester

Course ECTS
1 Biophysics and Radiology (B000B356) 3
2 Anatomy and Physiology (B000B355) 6
3 Microbiology (B000B357) 3
4 Intro to Nursing Studies and Professional Ethics (B000B358) 6
5 Pharmacology (B000B359) 6
6 Public Health (B680B013) 3
7 Foreign language 1 3
Total: 30

2 semester

Course ECTS
1 Biochemistry (B000B125) 3
2 Pathological Anatomy and Physiology (B000B321) 6
3 Wellness Education (B000B001) 3
4 Health Care Management and Administration (B000B360) 4
5 Evidence and Research: Approaches to Design and Methods (B000B361) 5
6 Interventional Nursing (B000B362) 6
7 Foreign Language 2 3
Total: 30

3 semester

Course ECTS
1 Professional Speech and Expression (H592B002) 3
2 Professionalism: Nursing in Dermatology (B000B363) 3
3 Practice: Clinical Decision Making I (B000B366) 8
4 Professionalism: Community Nursing (B000B365) 3
5 3
6 Specialization Electives 10
Total: 30

4 semester

Course ECTS
1 Practice: Clinical Decision Making II (B000B373) 15
2 Term Paper I (B000B374) 4
3 Professionalism: Obsterics – Gynaecology Nursing (B000B371) 4
4 Professionalism: Nursing Issues in Child Health Care (B000B372) 4
5 3
Total: 30

5 semester

Course ECTS
1 Professionalism: Geriatric – Palliative Nursing Issues and Decision Making (B000B375) 3
2 Professionalism: Mental Health – Wellbeing Nursing (B000B376) 4
3 Practice: Clinical Decision Making III (B000B377) 17
4 Specialization Electives 6
Total: 30

6 semester

Course ECTS
1 Professionalism: Surgical Nursing (B000B383) 4
2 Practice: Clinical Decision Making IV (B000B380) 13
3 Term Paper II (B000B381) 7
4 Specialization Electives 6
Total: 30

7 semester

Course ECTS
1 Professionalism: Therapeutical Nursing (B000B379) 4
2 Professionalism: Intensive Care Nursing (B000B384) 3
3 Practice: Clinical Decision Making V (B000B385) 20
4 Specialization Electives 3
Total: 30

8 semester

Course ECTS
1 Final Practice: Professional Judgement and Decision Making in Nursing Care (B000B387) 13
2 Final Term Paper and Qualificational Exam (Baccalaureate) (B000B446) 12
3 Specialization Electives 5
Total: 30

Specialization Subjects

Course ECTS
Cosmetology
1 General Cosmetology and Diagnostics (B000B369) 4
2 Cosmetic Chemistry and Materal Science (B000B370) 6
3 Aesthetic Cosmetology (B000B378) 6
4 Injection Methods in Cosmetology (B000B382) 6
5 Hardware cosmetology (B000B386) 3
6 SPA Procedures and Massage (B000B389) 5
Nursing
1 Dietetics (B000B368) 5
2 Clinical Decision Making in Imitational Nursing Care Model (B000B367) 5
3 Nursing Care Quality and Patient Safety Issues (B000B388) 5
4 6
5 3
6 6
Course ECTS
1 Religious Dimension in Nursing (B000B323) 3
2 Leadership in Nursing (B000B391) 3
3 Essentials of Genetics in Nursing Practice (B000B393) 3
4 Psychoactive Substances and Their Effects on Body (B001B055) 3
5 Nursing in Infectious and Sexually Transmitted Diseases (B000B009) 3
6 Advanced First Medical Aid (B000B322) 3
7 Interactive drama methods as a nurse at work (B000B324) 3
8 Mentoring in Nursing (B000B390) 3
9 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (B000B392) 3
Course ECTS
1 Essentials of Genetics in Nursing Practice (B000B393) 3
2 Advanced First Medical Aid (B000B322) 3
3 Religious Dimension in Nursing (B000B323) 3
4 Interactive drama methods as a nurse at work (B000B324) 3
5 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (B000B392) 3
6 Nursing in Infectious and Sexually Transmitted Diseases (B000B009) 3
7 Mentoring in Nursing (B000B390) 3
8 Leadership in Nursing (B000B391) 3
9 Psychoactive Substances and Their Effects on Body (B001B055) 3
Course ECTS
1 Nursing in Infectious and Sexually Transmitted Diseases (B000B009) 3
2 Advanced First Medical Aid (B000B322) 3
3 Religious Dimension in Nursing (B000B323) 3
4 Mentoring in Nursing (B000B390) 3
5 Leadership in Nursing (B000B391) 3
6 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (B000B392) 3
7 Psychoactive Substances and Their Effects on Body (B001B055) 3
8 Interactive drama methods as a nurse at work (B000B324) 3
9 Essentials of Genetics in Nursing Practice (B000B393) 3

Foreign language 1

Course ECTS
1 English for Specific Purposes B2 (1) (H570B055) 3
2 English for Specific Purposes B2 (1) (H570B073) 3
3 English for Specific Purposes B2 (1) (H570B076) 3
4 English for Specific Purposes B2 (1) (H570B005) 3
5 English for Specific Purposes B2 (1) (H570B072) 3
6 English for Specific Purposes B2 (1) (H570B004) 3
7 English for Specific Purposes B2 (1) (H570B028) 3
8 English for Specific Purposes B2 (1) (H570B024) 3
9 English for Specific Purposes B2 (1) (H570B024) 3
10 English for Specific Purposes B2 (1) (H570B078) 3
11 English for Specific Purposes B2 (1) (H570B021) 3
12 English for Specific Purposes B2 (1) (H570B021) 3
13 Russian B2 (1) (H595B010) 3
14 Russian A1 (1) (H595B001) 3
15 Russian A1 (1) (H595B001) 3
16 Russian B2 (1) (H595B010) 3
17 English for Specific Purposes B2 (1) (H570B011) 3
18 English for Specific Purposes B2 (1) (H570B067) 3
19 English for Specific Purposes B2 (1) (H570B062) 3
20 English for Specific Purposes B2 (1) (H570B069) 3
21 English for Specific Purposes B2 (1) (H570B040) 3
22 English for Specific Purposes B2 (1) (H570B153) 3
23 English for Specific Purposes B2 (1) (H360B001) 3
24 English for Specific Purposes B2 (1) (H570B045) 3
25 English for Specific Purposes C1 (1) (H570B034) 3
26 English for Specific Purposes C1 (1) (H570B034) 3
27 English for Specific Purposes B2 (1) (H570B038) 3
28 English for Specific Purposes B2 (1) (H570B038) 3
29 English for Specific Purposes B2 (1) (H570B055) 3
30 English for Specific Purposes B2 (1) (H570B028) 3
31 French A1 (1) (H460B006) 3
32 French A1 (1) (H460B006) 3
33 French A2 (1) (H460B008) 3
34 French A2 (1) (H460B008) 3
35 French B1 (1) (H460B005) 3
36 French B1 (1) (H460B005) 3
37 French B2 (1) (H460B100) 3
38 French B2 (1) (H460B100) 3
39 Italian A1 (1) (H480B001) 3
40 Italian A1 (1) (H480B001) 3
41 Italian A2 (1) (H480B003) 3
42 Italian A2 (1) (H480B003) 3
43 German A1 (1) (H530B001) 3
44 German A1 (1) (H530B001) 3
45 German A2 (1) (H530B100) 3
46 German B1 (1) (H530B102) 3
47 German B1 (1) (H530B102) 3
48 German B2 (1) (H530B005) 3
49 German B2 (1) (H530B005) 3
50 Spanish A1 (1) (H490B001) 3
51 English for Specific Purposes B2 (1) (H570B175) 3
52 Spanish A2 (1) (H490B003) 3
53 English for Specific Purposes B2 (1) (H570B053) 3
54 English for Specific Purposes (H570B177) 3
55 English for Specific Purposes B2 (1) (H570B179) 3
56 English for Specific Purposes B2 (H570B063) 6
57 English for Specific Purposes B2 (1) (H570B181) 3
58 English for Specific Purposes B2 (H570B071) 6
59 English for Specific Purposes B2 (H570B116) 6
60 Russian A1 (1) (H595B045) 3
61 Italian A1 (1) (H480B017) 3

Foreign Language 2

Course ECTS
1 Russian A1 (2) (H595B002) 3
2 Russian B1 (2) (H595B006) 3
3 English for Specific Purposes B2 (2) (H570B012) 3
4 English for Specific Purposes B2 (2) (H570B064) 3
5 English for Specific Purposes B2 (2) (H570B070) 3
6 English for Specific Purposes B2 (2) (H570B046) 3
7 English for Specific Purposes B2 (2) (H570B052) 3
8 English for Specific Purposes B2 (2) (H570B009) 3
9 English for Specific Purposes B2 (1) (H570B073) 3
10 English for Specific Purposes B2 (2) (H570B074) 3
11 English for Specific Purposes B2 (2) (H570B075) 3
12 English for Specific Purposes B2 (2) (H570B030) 3
13 English for Specific Purposes B2 (2) (H570B087) 3
14 English for Specific Purposes B2 (2) (H570B039) 3
15 English for Specific Purposes B2 (2) (H570B039) 3
16 French A2 (2) (H460B004) 3
17 French A2 (2) (H460B004) 3
18 French B1 (2) (H460B009) 3
19 French B2 (2) (H460B101) 3
20 French B2 (2) (H460B101) 3
21 Italian A1 (2) (H480B002) 3
22 Italian A2 (2) (H480B004) 3
23 German A1 (2) (H530B002) 3
24 German A1 (2) (H530B002) 3
25 Russian A1 (2) (H595B002) 3
26 Russian B1 (2) (H595B006) 3
27 English for Specific Purposes B2 (2) (H570B068) 3
28 English for Specific Purposes B2 (1) (H570B040) 3
29 English for Specific Purposes B2 (2) (H570B154) 3
30 English for Specific Purposes B2 (2) (H360B002) 3
31 English for Specific Purposes C1 (2) (H570B036) 3
32 English for Specific Purposes C1 (2) (H570B036) 3
33 English for Specific Purposes B2 (2) (H570B052) 3
34 English for Specific Purposes B2 (2) (H570B056) 3
35 English for Specific Purposes B2 (2) (H570B056) 3
36 English for Specific Purposes B2 (2) (H570B085) 3
37 English for Specific Purposes B2 (2) (H570B087) 3
38 English for Specific Purposes B2 (2) (H570B079) 3
39 French A1 (2) (H460B007) 3
40 French A1 (2) (H460B007) 3
41 French B1 (2) (H460B009) 3
42 Italian A1 (2) (H480B002) 3
43 Italian A2 (2) (H480B004) 3
44 German A2 (2) (H530B101) 3
45 German B1 (2) (H530B103) 3
46 German B1 (2) (H530B103) 3
47 German B2 (2) (H530B066) 3
48 German B2 (2) (H530B066) 3
49 Spanish A1 (2) (H490B002) 3
50 Spanish A2 (2) (H490B004) 3
51 English for Specific Purposes B2 (2) (H570B176) 3
52 English for Specific Purposes B2 (2) (H570B054) 3
53 English for Specific Purposes B2 (2) (H570B077) 3
54 English for Specific Purposes B2 (1) (H570B175) 3
55 English for Specific Purposes B2 (2) (H570B178) 3
56 English for Specific Purposes B2 (2) (H570B041) 3
57 Russian A1 (2) (H595B046) 3
58 Italian A1 (2) (H480B018) 3
Course ECTS
1 English Language A1 (2) (H570B020) 3
2 English Language C1 (2) (H570B101) 3
3 English for International Tourism 2 (H570B099) 3
4 Conversational English 2 (H570B164) 3
5 Spanish A2 (2) (H490B004) 3
6 Italian A2 (2) (H480B004) 3
7 Russian A1 (2) (H595B002) 3
8 Swedish Language A1 (2) (H580B024) 3
9 German A2 (2) (H530B101) 3
10 German B1 (2) (H530B042) 3
11 German B2 (2) (H530B045) 3
12 Ethics (H000B272) 3
13 Oriental Studies 2 (Indian Culture 2) (H640B002) 3
14 The World of the Contemporary Book (H000B314) 3
15 Mythology (H000B313) 3
16 Fundamentals of Philosophy of Lithuania (H001B021) 3
17 Public Health (B000B049) 3
18 Plants human health (B000B476) 3
19 Civil Protection (T500B001) 3
20 Personal Career Management (S000B713) 3
21 Project Management (S000B466) 3
22 Leadership (S190B070) 3
23 Organization Management (S190B023) 3
24 Physical Activity Leisure (S000B984) 3
25 Psychology of Crisis and Conflict Resolution (S260B146) 3
26 Visual Image Creation (S000B990) 3
27 Hodegetika (S000B322) 3
28 Sociocultural Work With Youth in the Community (S000B01S) 3
29 Human and Architectural Environment (M000B669) 3
30 Song and Dance Lab (M000B523) 3
31 Folklore Study (M000B036) 3
32 Formula of Healthy City (M000B01S) 3
33 Body in city architecture (M000B01O) 3
34 Aesthetics (H315B005) 3
35 Cross-Cultural Psychology (S260B139) 3
36 English Language A2 (2) (H570B114) 3
37 English Language B1 (2) (H570B119) 3
38 English Language B2 (2) (H570B103) 3
39 Filming Video Clips and Post-production Bases (H000B312) 3
40 Business (S190B069) 3
41 Professional Pedagogy (S280B012) 3
42 Family Pedagogy (S000B373) 3
43 Education Studies (S000B986) 3
44 Health Education (S000B01U) 3
45 Gender Studies (S210B003) 3
46 Family Psychology (S260B051) 3
47 Spanish A1 (2) (H490B002) 3
48 Italian A1 (2) (H480B002) 3
49 French A1 (2) (H460B007) 3
50 French A2 (2) (H460B004) 3
51 French B1 (2) (H460B039) 3
52 French B2 (2) (H460B040) 3
53 Russian A2 (2) (H595B004) 3
54 Russian B1 (2) (H595B043) 3
55 Russian B2 (2) (H595B044) 3
56 Norwegian A1 (2) (H580B052) 3
57 German A1 (2) (H530B002) 3
58 Bioethics (H000B296) 3
59 Music Therapy (S000B01N) 3
60 Demography (S000B401) 3
61 European Studies (S000B036) 3
62 Philosophy of History (H001B004) 3
Course ECTS
1 English Language A1 (1) (H570B019) 3
2 Spanish A1 (1) (H490B001) 3
3 Spanish A2 (1) (H490B003) 3
4 Italian A1 (1) (H480B001) 3
5 Italian A2 (1) (H480B003) 3
6 French A1 (1) (H460B006) 3
7 French A2 (1) (H460B008) 3
8 French B1 (1) (H460B037) 3
9 French B2 (1) (H460B038) 3
10 Russian A1 (1) (H595B001) 3
11 Russian A2 (1) (H595B003) 3
12 Russian B1 (1) (H595B040) 3
13 Russian B2 (1) (H595B041) 3
14 Russian language C1 (H595B042) 3
15 Swedish Language A1 (1) (H580B014) 3
16 Norwegian A1 (1) (H580B046) 3
17 German A1 (1) (H530B001) 3
18 German A2 (1) (H530B100) 3
19 German B1 (1) (H530B043) 3
20 German B2 (1) (H530B044) 3
21 History of Civilization (H005B006) 3
22 Ethics (H000B272) 3
23 Oriental Studies 1 (Indian Culture 1) (H640B001) 3
24 Rhetoric (H000B122) 3
25 The World of the Contemporary Book (H000B314) 3
26 Mythology (H000B313) 3
27 Fundamentals of Philosophy of Lithuania (H001B021) 3
28 Bioethics (H000B296) 3
29 Filming Video Clips and Post-production Bases (H000B312) 3
30 Public Health (B000B049) 3
31 Plants human health (B000B476) 3
32 Environmental Protection (B001B017) 3
33 Civil Protection (T500B001) 3
34 Project Management (S000B466) 3
35 Organization Management (S190B023) 3
36 Business (S190B069) 3
37 Leadership (S190B070) 3
38 Andragogy (S280B070) 3
39 Citizenship Education (S100B001) 3
40 Professional Pedagogy (S280B012) 3
41 Family Pedagogy (S000B373) 3
42 Physical Activity Leisure (S000B984) 3
43 Education Studies (S000B986) 3
44 Health Education (S000B01U) 3
45 Sociology of Deviant Behaviour (S210B008) 3
46 Subculture Studies (S000B267) 3
47 Family Psychology (S260B051) 3
48 Psychology of Crisis and Conflict Resolution (S260B146) 3
49 Music Therapy (S000B01N) 3
50 Visual Image Creation (S000B990) 3
51 Hodegetika (S000B322) 3
52 Sociocultural Work With Youth in the Community (S000B01S) 3
53 Electronic law and protection of personal data (S000B01Q) 3
54 Demography (S000B401) 3
55 Human and Architectural Environment (M000B669) 3
56 Song and Dance Lab (M000B523) 3
57 Folklore Study (M000B036) 3
58 Formula of Healthy City (M000B01S) 3
59 Aesthetics (H315B005) 3
60 Philosophy of History (H001B004) 3
61 Cross-Cultural Psychology (S260B139) 3
62 Body in city architecture (M000B01O) 3
63 English Language A2 (1) (H570B113) 3
64 English Language B1 (1) (H570B118) 3
65 English Language B2 (1) (H570B102) 3
66 English Language C1 (1) (H570B100) 3
67 English for International Tourism 1 (H570B098) 3
68 Conversational English 1 (H570B163) 3

Examination regulations, assessment and grading

The University applies cumulative grading in order to ensure objective evaluation, active students’ participation during the semester and their ability to apply theoretical knowledge in practice. Cumulative grading final evaluation consists of interim course assignments (test, individual work, paper, laboratory work defence, and etc.) and final exam grades. If the student fails the interim course assignments and does not make to transition grade−minimal grade of determined interim course assessments−he is not allowed to take the final exam. Each study programme is completed by defending final thesis (project) and (or) taking final exams.

A ten-point grading system is used at the University. Knowledge is assessed in the following marks

Pass/fail system KU grade* Definition
Pass 10 (excellent) excellent performance, outstanding knowledge and skills
9 (very good) strong performance, good knowledge and skills
8 (good) above the average performance, knowledge and skills
7 (highly satisfactory) average performance, knowledge and skills with unessential shortcomings
6 (satisfactory) below average performance, knowledge and skills with substantial shortcomings
5 (sufficient) knowledge and skills meet minimum criteria
Fail 4, 3, 2, 1 (insufficient) knowledge and skills do not meet minimum criteria / below minimum criteria

Graduation requirements

Undergraduate and master student’s knowledge, skills and abilities, indicated in the study programme description, are examined and evaluated during the public defence of his Final thesis. Final thesis by its nature can be scientific research or scientific-applied. Final thesis is analytical work based on independent scientific or applied research. A Bachelor’s thesis comprises 12 credits; Master’s thesis comprises 30 credits in the study programme of 120 credits or 24 credits in the study programme of 90 credits. Final thesis and its defence is to demonstrate student’s creativity and the ability to critically evaluate theoretical and practical innovations, as well as others’ previously carried out researches and their results; to indicate student’s knowledge in social and commercial environment, legislation, and financial capacity; to show information sourcing and its qualified analysis skills, computational methods and specialized software and general-purpose information technologies using skills, as well as the ability to clearly and correctly orally or in written present their research results and (or) product designed to different audiences.

Final thesis is defended publicly in front of the Study Field Qualification Committee approved by the Rector. All members of the Qualification Committee evaluate the final thesis and its defence in separate grades in ten-point grading system. Weighted coefficient of defended grade is up to 0.2. The final grade is the arithmetic average of the grades given by the Qualification Committee members, rounded to the nearest whole number.

Mode of study

Part-time

Full-time