|Area||Medicine and Surgery|
|Degree Code||LM SNT1 – Nursing and Midwifery|
|Admission||National Admission Test|
|Venue||Ancona, Via Tronto 10/B, Torrette, 60126 AN – (50 posti)
Fermo, Via Brunforte 47, 63900 FM – (25 posti)
Upon conclusion of this course graduates will have acquired competencies on education, prevention, supportive palliative care and rehabilitation, to respond to the primary health needs of the community and to deliver good-quality services. According to the knowledge acquired, graduates will participate in the planning of healthcare services and management of healthcare personnel; they will assess the needs of the community; develop new methods of workplanning; they will learn how to use the newest technologies and computer techniques, especially with reference to remote assistance and remote leaning; they will learn how to plan and organize pedagogic and educational work sessions, and how to adapt operational standards to those of the European Union.
The course lasts two years (4 semesters) and includes:
Research: systems for the processing of medical/social information, research methodology and evidence-based healthcare practice, research applied to organization and assistance models and alignment to the deduction of the implications for practice;
Specific topics: History of Medicine, with particular reference to the theory and philosophy of Nursing and Midwifery, nursing and midwifery practices in the community, in-depth study of relevant nursing and midwifery processes for the development of innovative models that will be of great impact on the quality of care.
Management: principles and methods of health planning, in-depth study of public and labour law, in-depth study of healthcare organization with particular reference to management strategies and management of professional and healthcare services according to efficiency and efficacy criteria, management of human resources, development of integrated organization tools and systems for the quality assessment of the services delivered.
Vocation: theoretical models of general psychology, theories for adult learning, teaching and tutorial methodologies, experimental and health pedagogy. In addition to curricular modules, students will be offered a wide range of specific courses and seminars on the taught subjects. A relevant part of the programme will be dedicated to laboratory activities and practical placements in health centers, under the supervision of expert professionals.
Graduates from this course can have a professional career in any health centers or organizations delivering social and welfare services; as managers or coordinators of nursing and midwifery services; as professional leaders of innovative projects; as reorganizers of healthcare processes; as trainers, teachers, tutors in companies’ or academies’ training centers or research centers.
The limited number of students (40) enables the efficient interaction with the teachers and the other students. Laboratory and hands-on activities are designed to develop pedagogic and organizational competencies and methodological and organizational abilities.
Evaluation research activities conducted with the cooperation of placement supervisors enable students to work with new healthcare and organizational approaches.
This course is the only one in the region and is strongly supported by Professional Associations.