Nurse

Nurse

Nurse is a health care worker who offers nursing care to people, helping to enhance their health, to prevent diseases and risk factors, and to support their recovering from diseases. Nurse acts as a team member in different health care sectors and institutions offering health care services. A nurse can also offer partial services independently. 

The study programme comprises 120 ECTS of theory studies with 90 ECTS of practicing in hospitals and health centres. Theory studies comprise also 276 hours of practical studies where all the students train their necessary procedures in simulation environment before heading to actual practice.

After graduation from basic studies it is possible to continue one’s studies in specializing studies that lasts one year. Basically it is the studies on the same level as basic studies i.e the first level of higher education. Master level studies of nursing are opened at the University of Tartu, lasting for 3 years. 

Nominal length of study: 3,5 years
Language of studies: Estonian language (in Tallinn and Kohtla-Järve).