Faculty of Health Sciences was established in 2007 as part of the Novo mesto Higher Education Centre. It is an independent higher education institution which offers different study programmes: higher education at the first, second and third cycle.
The basic task and the priority of the Faculty is to educate graduates who will successfully and efficiently meet the needs of patients with various health problems in different stages of life and properly advise the patients about strengthening, maintaining and regaining health. The Nursing Care study programme includes extensive practical training regulated by the EU Directive, organised in collaboration with over 40 health and social care centres. In order to provide the training, the Faculty concludes annual agreements on the provision of clinical practice with health and social care centres which have the status of a learning base. The graduates are educated to effectively carry out nursing care and organisational processes in order to increase the satisfaction of patients.
Students are provided with a friendly and modern educational environment, ensuring active cooperation with higher education teachers and associates.
Working on good interpersonal relationships between the staff members, the Faculty is developing and building up the organisational culture and loyalty of the employees.
Nevertheless, the Faculty constantly establishes international connections and cooperations and integrates into different associations of schools with similar programmes, enabling the exchange of knowledge, students and lecturers.
Faculty of Health Sciences offers the following study programmes:
Study programme at the 1st cycle: NURSING CARE
Study programme at the 1st cycle: PHYSIOTHERAPY
Study programme at the 2nd cycle: EDUCATION AND MANAGEMENT IN HEALTH CARE
Study programme at the 2nd cycle: INTEGRATED HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE
Study programme at the 3rd cycle: EDUCATION AND MANAGEMENT IN HEALTH CARE