NURSING ADAPTATION CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Course name: Nursing Adaptation Certificate for working in Germany
Program duration: 760 hours (10 months)
Campus location: Zagreb, Croatia
Awarding body: Vimal Academy for Human resources development

Entry requirements:

  • successful completion of BSc. Nursing with a duration of not less than 4 years are eligible
  • successful completion of a Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) with a duration of not less than 3 years are eligible (minimum 1 year experience preferred
  • language proficiency: IELTS 5.5 (preferably 6.0 overall)

Course description:

Intensive German language course

(A1 – B2, 600 guided learning hours)

At the end of the German course, students would have gained a mastery of the language, enabling them to find employment in Germany.

A1 – 150 learning hours
A2 – 150 learning hours
B1 – 150 learning hours
B2 – 150 learning hours

Expert Module 4

Infection, prevention and control (40 guided learning hours)

On completion of this unit, the student will be able to:
– explain how infection is caused and spread;
– describe the prevention and control of spreading infection;
– develop knowledge of relevant infection prevention and control legislation;
– recognise the range of occupations, their duties and limitations in relation to the control of infection.

Expert Module 3

Gerontology and Palliative Nursing (40 guided learning hours)

On completion of this unit, the student will be able to:
– understand the theory and multidisciplinary perspectives in gerontology;
– analyse research and policies on gerontological issues;
– demonstrate critical awareness of best practices and interventions that facilitate positive aging;
– reflect on global experiences of elder persons and apply them to a local context.

Expert Module 2

Mental Health and Wellbeing Nursing (40 guided learning hours)

On completion of this unit, the student will be able to:
– discuss how mental disorders/illnesses are classified;
– describe the signs and symptoms of commonly experienced mental health problems;
– demonstrate knowledge and skills required for assessing people with commonly experienced mental health problems and to undertake a mental status examination;
– describe the process of engaging with people who experience distress.

Expert Module 1

German medical system and quality assurance (40 guided learning hours)

On completion of this unit, the student will be able to:
– explain the importance of quality management and to explore how issues of quality are related to the health and social care services;
– introduce concepts of quality management and to apply QM methods and tools;
– enable participants to take active part in implementing quality systems and to make recommendations for improving quality;
– present different methods of assessing quality and their application to health and social care;
– introduce concepts of TQM, business excellence model and sustainable growth.

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For more details pertaining German Nursing Adaptation Certificate Course please contact us on email: admission@vimal.hr