Course: Externship

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Course title Externship
Course code KPZ/P3PPA
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Petržílková Helena, Mgr.
Course content
Individual nursing care of selected groups of women with a gynaecological condition and of expectant mothers, provided by using the nursing process. Application of nursing procedures and principles in the care of women with a gynaecological condition and of expectant mothers. Assistance at birth and independent management of labour and delivery: practice. Internship placement: - delivery room - inpatient nursing unit of conservative gynaecology - inpatient nursing unit of surgical gynaecology - inpatient postpartum nursing unit Instruction takes place in hospitals, clinics, private clinics, counselling centres, and in centres providing health education, which are accredited to provide practical midwifery training. Classes are led by a faculty member or a mentor / practical teacher. Procedures performed during the internship are recorded in the "Log of midwifery procedures and other professional activities". Instruction is based on compliance with all laws and safety standards during work done by women, including health preservation while conducting professional practice.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Monitoring, Demonstration, Skills training, Work-related activities
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to gain knowledge about work organization in individual types of health care institutions and to apply gained knowledge and skills in clinical practice settings.
The student will master nursing procedures and functions according to the standards. The student seeks out and meets the needs of the clients based on an active and individualized nursing care, which is implemented using the nursing process method. The student participates in health care team collaboration and respects and adheres to the valid laws and standards.

Assessment methods and criteria
Home assignment evaluation, Student performance assessment, Systematic monitoring, Student portfolio analysis

It is compulsory to complete 100% attendance in the internship. It is compulsory to complete the determined procedures and nursing processes. Completing assigned written work. Successful completion of a practical examination.
Recommended literature
  • "Záznamník výkonů a jiných odborných aktivit v porodní asistenci".
  • BULECHEK, G. M.; BUTCHER, H. K. a kol. Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC). St. Louis : MOSBY, 2008.
  • Marečková, Jana. Ošetřovatelské diagnózy v NANDA doménách. Praha: Grada, 2006. ISBN 80-247-1399-3.
  • MOORHEAD, S.; JOHNSON, M. a kol. Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC). St. Louis : MOSBY, 2008.
  • NANDA International. Ošetřovatelské diagnózy definice a klasifikace: 2012-2014. Praha : Grada, 2013. ISBN 978-80-247-4328-8.
  • WORKMAN, B. A.; BENNETT, C. L. Klíčové dovednosti sester. Praha : Grada Publishing, 2006.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Health Studies Midwife (2016) Health service 2 Winter
Faculty of Health Studies Midwife (2013) Health service 2 Winter
Faculty of Health Studies Midwife (2014) Health service 2 Winter