Course: Management of nursing care in terminally ill

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Course title Management of nursing care in terminally ill
Course code KOS/P9PTN
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study 2
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
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.
  • Slováček Ladislav, doc. MUDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Leadership versus management. Motivation. Reflection, self-reflection. Supervision, managerial supervision. Managing change. Practice: leading a discussion, leading meetings - facilitation, three-sided discussion The health care worker, patient, and family.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Skills training, Work-related activities
Learning outcomes
The aim of the subject is to prepare students for situations that can arise in the management of nursing leadership teams not only in the palliative care setting.
Students will get acquainted with the andragogical model of education, the importance of reflection and self-reflection during work. They will acquire theoretical and practical knowledge for the preparation of the team and the individual for supervision.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination, Discussion

Completion of compulsory 70% attendance at the lectures, 80% at the practicum. Successful completion of an oral examination.
Recommended literature
  • HAŠKOVCOVÁ H. Thanatologie, nauka o umírání a smrti. 2. přeprac. vyd. Praha: Galén, 2007.
  • KALVACH Z. Manuál paliativní péče o umírající pacienty. 1. vyd. Praha: Cesta domů, 2010.
  • MARKOVÁ A. Hospic do kapsy: příručka pro domácí paliativní týmy. 1. vyd. Praha: Cesta domů, 2009.
  • MARKOVÁ M. Sestra a pacient v paliativní péči. 1. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2010.
  • O´CONNOR M, SANCHIA A. Paliativní péče pro sestry všech oborů. 1. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2005.
  • SLÁMA O, KABELKA L, VORLÍČEK J. Paliativní medicína pro praxi. 1. vyd. Praha: Galén, 2007.

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 (2014) Health service 2 Winter
Faculty of Health Studies Nursing in selected clinical specialties (2013) Health service 2 Winter