General Nursing

Educational goals

The aim of the study programme General Nursing is to acquire the professional competence to practise the profession of general nurse, where the graduate is able to practise the non-medical profession in accordance with the applicable legislation. The study programme is in line with the current vocational study programmes of the European Union countries and corresponds to the basic principles for the education of health professionals. The concept of the study programme respects the recommendations of the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic, the requirements of the European Union and the World Health Organization and professional organizations, especially the Czech Nurses Association, The International Council of Nurses, European Federation of Sisters and Others.

Profile of the graduate

A graduate shall demonstrate knowledge, skills and attitudes in activities which he or she may undertake without professional supervision and without indication to the extent of his or her professional competence. Provides healthcare in accordance with legislation and standards, ensures compliance with the hygiene-epidemiological regime in accordance with legislation governing the protection of public health, makes entries in medical records and other documentation resulting from other legislation, works with the health service provider’s information system, provides information to the patient in accordance with his professional competence, where appropriate, instructions from a doctor, dentist, pharmacist, clinical psychologist or clinical logo In addition, he participates in practical teaching in medical profession-qualifying courses carried out by secondary schools and higher vocational schools, in accredited medical study programmes to qualify for the medical profession carried out by universities in the Czech Republic and in educational programmes of accredited qualification courses. It contributes to the preparation of standards, motivates and educates individuals, families and groups of people to adopt healthy lifestyles and to take care of themselves, participates in ensuring the integration of new health professionals and implements measures to deal with the consequences of an emergency or crisis situation.The graduate performs activities without professional supervision and without indication, in accordance with the diagnosis made by the doctor or dentist, providing or providing basic and specialised nursing care through the nursing process. The graduate evaluates the needs and level of self-sufficiency of patients, their disease manifestations, risk factors, including using measurement techniques used in nursing practice (e.g. self-sufficiency tests, bedsore risks, pain intensity measurements, nutrition status). It monitors and evaluates patients’ physiological functions, including saturation, for guidance.


Study programme
General Nursing (B0913P360030)
Faculty of
Type of study
Form of study
Length of study
Awarded degree
Education area
Health Care

Courses of General Nurse programme

1. semester

2. semester

3. semester

4. semester

5. semester

6. semester

Admission procedure

Admission to the bachelor’s degree programme is conditional on the attainment of a complete general secondary education or a complete secondary vocational education attested by a school-leaving certificate. The applicant’s abilities and knowledge are assessed mainly on the basis of the results achieved in secondary school, i.e. applicants will be admitted to study according to their results from secondary school – only the average of the second semester of the first, second and third years of study and the average of the first semester of the fourth year of study are counted. Another condition for admission is the applicant’s medical fitness meeting the health criteria laid down for studying and exercising the profession according to the legislation in force.

More about the admission process

More details

Contact: Suchomel Petr, prof. MUDr. Ph.D.,

Refer to STAG for complete information