Course: Externship in blocks

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Course title Externship in blocks
Course code KOS/P10OP
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study 2
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 20
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
  • Horáčková Kateřina, PhDr. DiS.
  • Chrudimská Lucie, Mgr. DiS.
Course content
The nursing process for pat. (selection according to the field of study). Using the NANDA domains in the diagnostic phase of the nursing process. The patient's physical examination under the physician's leadership. Development of standards, including audits and audit criteria. Audit preparation, auditing. The charge nurse's job description and work organization. The head nurse's job description and work organization. The nursing process in the care of an ethnic group of another nationality and culture. Patient education (with oncology or internal disease). Education aimed at prevention (cancer or diseases of civilization) Basal stimulation: concept application. Criteria for evaluation of the quality of nursing care. Collecting clinical data for a thesis.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Skills training, Work-related activities
Learning outcomes
The aim of the subject is to improve theoretical knowledge and practical skills at work in clinical practice, to acquire experience focused on organization and management of health care in specialized facilities of primary, secondary, and tertiary care.
The student uses an analysis, evaluation, and synthesis to solve problem situations in nursing, participates in improving quality of nursing care, masters basic techniques of the patient's physical examination, independently prepares and implements client education, and is able to plan the nursing process while respecting cultural differences of other nationalities.

Assessment methods and criteria
Home assignment evaluation, Student performance assessment, Discussion, 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
  • International NANDA. Ošetřovatelské diagnózy - Definice a klasifikace 2015-2017. Praha: Grada, 2016.
  • ŠAFRÁNKOVÁ, A, NEJEDLÁ, M. Interní ošetřovatelství II. Praha: Grada, 2006.
  • ŠAFRÁNKOVÁ, A, NEJEDLÁ, M. Interní ošetřovatelství I. Praha: Grada, 2006.
  • VORLÍČEK, J, ABRAHAMOVÁ, J, VORLÍĆKOVÁ, H. Klinická onkologie pro sestry. 2. přepr. a dopl. vyd. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2012.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Health Studies Nursing in selected clinical specialties (2013) Health service 2 Summer
Faculty of Health Studies Nursing in selected clinical specialties (2014) Health service 2 Summer