BSc in General Nursing

Program Profile

Qualification Awarded

BSc in General Nursing

Level Of Qualification

Bachelor (1st Cycle Degree)

Offered by

Department of Nursing

Mode of Study

Full Time or Part Time

The Program of General Nursing focuses on health promotion, health risk reduction, disease prevention, on care of sick individuals, families, groups, on management and rehabilitation. The nursing education provides a strong foundation for the development of clinical reasoning required for the practice of professional nursing. The Program constitutes a balance between the academic and the practical directions. It prepares its graduates for direct employment as General Nurses and lays the foundation for graduate studies in the field of Nursing.

The language of instruction is Greek.


Key Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply appropriate nursing science knowledge for nursing care needs assessment and for planning implementing and evaluating the provided nursing care.
  2. Apply and evaluate different methodologies relevant to nursing
  3. Demonstrate insight into central theories, methodologies and concepts within the nursing profession
  4. Utilize research and use the results for applying evidence-based nursing care
  5. Discuss sophisticated professional and academic nursing issues with specialists, non experts and lay people in a clear manner.
  6. Analyse and Synthesise nursing related concepts and demonstrate an ability to apply knowledge in practice.
  7. Demonstrate an ability to practise nursing in a caring and sensitive manner respecting the rights, beliefs and wishes of different individuals and groups.
  8. Understand and be effective in responding to patient needs by planning, implementing and evaluating individualised programmes of care by working in partnership with patients, carers, families and other health and welfare professionals.
  9. Demonstrate awareness on the forefront of knowledge in the field of nursing.
  10. Demonstrate ability to apply
  11. Demonstrate competency in oral and written communication skills, as well as in the use of relevant technologies and tools.

Occupational Profiles of the Graduates

The graduates of the Program have the knowledge and skills required for assessing nursing care needs of individuals, families and population groups; planning and implementing nursing care for healthy and sick individuals, families and population groups according to the results of the assessment of nursing care needs; assessing the results of the implemented nursing care. The graduates of the Program fulfil the requirements for employment in the public or private health care sectors as General Nurses.

(note: each academic semester (total of 8) consists of 14 weeks. The above are fully harmonized with the European Directives 77/452 / EEC, 2001/19 / EC and 2005/36 / EC and cover the 4600 hours required in total).