Nursing is more of a calling than just of an occupation! This is all about the art of creating such favorable conditions for patients’ recovery as order, proper ventilation, unfettered environment, proper nutrition and control of vitals. The unique task of nursing is "to assist people in sickness or health in any effort related to their health, recovery or death with dignity in a manner they themselves would choose, if it was for their strength, knowledge and will". A nurse participates in providing high quality healthcare in line with prescriptions of a doctor in the best interest of a patient. A nurse is a healthcare team member, she assists senior medical staff, contributes to planning and implementation of a full program of action in any sphere ranging from disease prevention and treatment to palliative care.
The BSc Program in the field of study 34.03.01 Nursing takes up four years or 240 credit units with entirely daytime courses.
The Program features a compulsory part (basic) and a variative (elective) part.
Basic Disciplines (or modules) include Philosophy, History, Jurisprudence, Latin Language and Terminology, Psychology, Mathematics, Computer Science, Medical Genetics, Human Anatomy, Normal Physiology, Health Promotion, Life Safety, Nursing Basics, Nursing Theory, Microbiology, Pharmacology, General Pathology, Human Hygiene And Ecology, Hospital Hygiene, Disease Prevention Implementation in Local Communities, Nursing in Therapy, Nursing in Surgery, Nursing in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Teaching Methodology, Epidemiology, Management Theory, Public Health, Nursing in Pediatrics, Nursing in Infectious Disease Treatment (including HIV treatment), Nursing in Psychiatry and Narcology, etc.
Elective disciplines (or modules) include Biochemistry, History of Medicine, Office Works, Polyclinic Nursing, Nursing in Vertebronevrology, Medical Elementology, Medical and Pharmaceutical Merchandising, Fundamentals of Medical Rehabilitation, Workplace Psychology, Palliative Healthcare Organization, etc.) .
"Health Promotion", "Hygiene and Human Ecology (General Hygiene)", "Hospital Hygiene", "Epidemiology", "Legal Basis for Health Care", "Management Theory", "Management in Nursing", "Marketing in Healthcare", "Medical and Pharmaceutical Merchandising", "Life Safety", "Disease Prevention Implementation in Local Communities", "Standardization in Health Care", "Public Health", "Special Disciplines", "Nursing Theory", "Nursing Fundamentals" "Nursing in Therapy", "Nursing in Pediatrics", "Nursing in Surgery", "Office Works", "Biochemistry", "Medical Elementology", "Statistical Service in Health Care", "Nursing In Vertebroneurology", "Nursing in Infectious Disease Treatment (including HIV treatment), Nursing in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Nursing in Psychiatry and Narcology, Fundamentals of Medical Rehabilitation, Nursing in Geriatrics, Workplace Psychology, Teaching Methodology", "Palliative Healthcare Organization", "Outpatient Nursing".
Practical training courses are held at Clinical Simulation Training Center, in the University clinical facilities and designated hospitals in Moscow, where the students acquire and consolidate basic practical skills.
Theoretical and practical training is carried out in structural subdivisions of RUDN University Medical Institute (lecture halls and theatres, Clinical Simulation Training Center, University facilities, equipped with standard sets of samples and clinical test results, which provides each student with an opportunity to master professional skills individually).
After completing the Program, the graduates are awarded a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (34.03.01).
Starting from the initial position of a staff nurse or assistant at the academic department, the graduates may further grow into deputy chief physician for nursing personnel, principal chief nurse or head of the academic department.