BSPC011 Nursing process and human needs

Faculty of Medicine
autumn 2018
Extent and Intensity
0/3/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. et Mgr. Andrea Menšíková (lecturer)
Mgr. Marta Šenkyříková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. et Mgr. Andrea Menšíková (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Dana Soldánová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Marta Šenkyříková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
PhDr. Natália Beharková, Ph.D. (assistant)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Marta Šenkyříková, Ph.D.
Department of Health Sciences - Departments of Non-medical Branches - Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: Mgr. Dana Soldánová
Supplier department: Department of Health Sciences - Departments of Non-medical Branches - Faculty of Medicine
Mon 11:00–13:30 F01B1/313, Mon 11:00–13:30 F01B1/316
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The main objectives of the subject are identified in cognitive, psychomotor and attitude. Students will be able to: to manage specialist terminology (nursing process and human needs), to provide basic nursing care for people with a health disorder (in the area of ​​assistance in moving, eating and excreting). Students will acquire basic methods of measurement and evaluation of vital functions, will be able to use the basic terminological expert lexicon in relation to the provision of nursing care, they will be able to orientate in specialized literature, will be able to identify the problems of the patient and to formulate the nursing diagnosis in the nursing process), will be able to define requirements for effective and holistic nursing care. Subject The nursing process and human needs are theoretical and practical subjects with the predominance of practicing practical activities and acquiring basic nursing skills. The subject follows the knowledge of specialized subjects, especially nursing and pre-clinical medical disciplines. Teaching is done in specialized classrooms that simulate the conditions of the clinical workplace. Students follow the rules of health and safety at work and are encouraged to accept the rights of patients in the spirit of the holistic concept of nursing and to develop communication skills. The teaching is based on generally binding standards of nursing practice and uses the latest knowledge in the field. The acquired knowledge and skills are applied in the clinical practice of teaching nursing practice.
Learning outcomes
Student will be able to:
orientate themselves in professional literature
use professional terminology
define the nursing process and its individual phases
define NANDA taxonomy and orient in nursing diagnostics
describe the needs of the patient
Provide nursing care in self-care areas (hygiene, emptying, eating, dressing)
provide nursing care in other areas of care (physical activity, pain, sleep)
to properly handle partially self-sufficient and non-self-sufficient patients
measure and evaluate vital functions
remove biological material.
  • Needs and nursing process - Theoretical basics and nursing models in a basic overview.
  • The needs of the human individual and their hierarchy.
  • Nursing process: definition, theoretical basis and process phases, history, individual assessment, data collection, nursing diagnostics, NANDA taxonomy II, nursing intervention classification, nursing intervention classification, evaluation of achieved care goals and the nursing process complex.
  • Nursing process in meeting the health and illness needs of a person.
  • Nursing process in ensuring the need for physical activity in health and illness - need for self-care and self-sufficiency (need for rest).
  • Nursing process in ensuring the need for health care in health and illness.
  • Nursing process to ensure the need for nutrition and hydration in health and illness.
  • Nursing process while ensuring the need to care for urinary and faecal discharge in health and illness.
  • Nursing process while ensuring the need for sleep.
  • Nursing process while ensuring the need for painlessness.
  • Nursing process in the care of vital functions (including assessment and measurement).
    required literature
  • BEHARKOVÁ, Natália and Dana SOLDÁNOVÁ. Základy ošetřovatelských postupů a intervencí (Basics of Nursing Procedures and Interventions). Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2016. Elportál. ISBN 978-80-210-8607-4. epub html url PURL info
  • POKORNÁ, Andrea, Alena KOMÍNKOVÁ and Nikola SIKOROVÁ. Ošetřovatelské postupy založené na důkazech. 2. díl (Nursing skills - based on evidence. Vol. II). 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2014. 171 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-7415-6. info
  • POKORNÁ, Andrea and Alena KOMÍNKOVÁ. Ošetřovatelské postupy založené na důkazech (Nursing intervention - evidence based). 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univezita, 2013. ISBN 978-80-210-6331-0. info
  • TRACHTOVÁ, Eva, Gabriela TREJTNAROVÁ and Dagmar MASTILIAKOVÁ. Potřeby nemocného v ošetřovatelském procesu. Vyd. 3., nezměn. Brno: Národní centrum ošetřovatelství a nelékařských zdravotnických oborů, 2013. 185 s. ISBN 9788070135532. info
    recommended literature
  • Ošetřovatelské diagnózy : definice a klasifikace 2015-2017. Edited by T. Heather Herdman - Shigemi Kamitsuru, Translated by Pavla Kudlová. 10. vydání, 1. české vyd. Praha: Grada, 2016. 439 stran. ISBN 9788024754123. info
  • VYTEJČKOVÁ, Renata, Petra SEDLÁŘOVÁ, Vlasta WIRTHOVÁ, Iva OTRADOVCOVÁ and Lucie KUBÁTOVÁ. Ošetřovatelské postupy v péči o nemocné III : speciální část. 1. vydání. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2015. 303 stran. ISBN 9788024734217. info
  • VYTEJČKOVÁ, Renata. Ošetřovatelské postupy v péči o nemocné II : speciální část. 1. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2013. 272 s. ISBN 9788024734200. info
  • VYTEJČKOVÁ, Renata. Ošetřovatelské postupy v péči o nemocné I : obecná část. 1. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2011. 228 s. ISBN 9788024734194. info
  • Výkladový ošetřovatelský slovník. Translated by Veronika Di Cara - Helena Vidovičová. První české vydání. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2008. 568 stran. ISBN 9788024722405. info
  • MIKŠOVÁ, Zdeňka, Marie FROŇKOVÁ and Marie ZAJÍČKOVÁ. Kapitoly z ošetřovatelské péče. Aktualizované a doplněné. Praha: Grada, 2006. 171 stran. ISBN 8024714434. info
  • KRIŠKOVÁ, Anna. Ošetrovateľské techniky : metodika sesterských činností : učebnica pre lekárske fakulty. 2., preprac. a dopl. vyd. Martin: Osveta, 2006. 779 s. ISBN 8080632022. info
  • KOZIEROVÁ, B., G. ERBOVÁ and R. OLIVIEROVÁ. Ošetrovatelstvo I. a II. díl. Martin: Osveta, 1995. info
Teaching methods
group work (methods to support critical thinking, participatory and heuristic methods)
group discussions
demonstrating and practicing model situations
group projects - EBN (evidence based nursing)
e-learning support teaching
Assessment methods
Exam prerequisites: Active participation in lessons (duly excused absence at most 2 times per semester).
Demonstration of theoretical knowledge by continuous written tests (passing a credit of at least 75% success rate of tests).
Oral and practical examination in the next semester (spring semester).
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 45.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, autumn 2019, autumn 2020, autumn 2021.
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