1.1 Naziv kvalifikacije (generički i specifični dio) (title of the qualification; generic and subject specific)

Njegovatelj starijih i nemoćniih lica (Nurse of older and disabled people)

1.2 Polje po ISCED FoET2013 (Field in ISCED FoET2013)


1.3 ECVET bodovi (ECVET)


1.4 Razina/nivo (Level)


1.5 Uvjeti/načini pristupanja (Entry requirements)

Primary education


2.1 Ishodi učenja (znanja, vještine, kompetencije) (Learning outcomes (knowledge, skills, competences))

Knowledge, skills and competences from CCC


  • Describe procedures for ensuring healthy microclimate
  • Describe health and illness, basic concepts and division of medicine
  • Describe gerontology
  • Recognize signs of aging and aging
  • Describe the most important changes in the body’s aging process
  • Describe healthy nutrition
  • Detect signs of external appearance and possible deterioration of the user
  • Has knowledge in temperature measurement
  • Recognize the basic needs of users and most often changes in the body in the aging process, and most commonly the illness of older persons
  • Describe the contents of the first aid kit, using basic knowledge in providing first aid
  • Recognize the dying and dying process
  • Apply and change the correct position, and improvise the pleasing position of an elderly and helpless person
  • Describe the basic elements of prevention of infection
  • Describe the texture and function of the human body as a whole
  • Describe physiological changes in organic systems in facial features
  • Distinguish physiological changes from pathological
  • Recognize intrahospital infections and defines preventive measures
  • Differentiate methods of desensitisation (mechanical, thermal, chemical)
  • Distinguish the basic ingredients of the diet
  • Describe the daily needs of the food body
  • Differentiate forms of medication, describes taking oral medicines and possible side effects
  • Differentiate types of sickness, clean and unclean wiping, dressing, wound dressing
  • Describe the basics about secretion of the chair, urine and other secretions from the body
  • Recognize incontinence of the chair and urine, diaper replacement, bed of incontinence, bed dressing and disinfection
  • Differentiate types of health and social institutions, house rules and specifics of institutions, definition of ethics and obligation to keep secret
  • Recognize basic medical terminology
  • Differentiate the basic types of forms in the defensive and the social institution
  • Differentiate methods of desensitisation (mechanical, thermal, chemical)
  • Assess own work



  • Choose appropriate clothing, tools and accessories
  • Apply measures to preserve health and prevent disease
  • Properly arrange and cuts the bed
  • Help the user to move or move with aids
  • Help the coroner when using aids, changing position and preventing long-lasting complications
  • Maintain personal hygiene of the patient or user body
  • Measure temperature
  • Chang diapers
  • Pear and comb hair
  • Perform a nail reminder
  • Pear and nourish the foot (diabetes complication)
  • Swim and move the immobile patient
  • Possess cleaning supplies for sanitary napkins.
  • Precipitously wash your hands
  • Disinfect space
  • Provide measures to prevent infections and under the supervision of health workers
  • Apply the basic principles of healthy eating
  • Feed the users
  • Help drug users take medication with the supervision of medical staff
  • Perform elementary work of assistance to the old and helpless person, as well as to specialist health care professionals and related professionals in hospitals, other social institutions, and the home user
  • Provide protection measures at work, safe work, selection of protective clothing and footwear and appropriate protective equipment
  • Recognize patient risk and complications
  • Apply procedures for hygienic maintenance of premises and provision of adequate microclimatic conditions
  • Communicate in oral and written form
  • Understand simple messages in different situations
  • Provide work protection measures
  • Use care tools in the prescribed manner
  • Remove dirty laundry



  • Develop cultural-hygienic habits, conscientiousness and orderliness
  • Has a positive attitude to the user
  • Develop positive attitudes towards health, helplessness and disease
  • Recognize the basic human rights
  • Apply a business bonton
  • Take limited responsibility for performing tasks
  • Develop the ability to understand requirements and work orders set by health or medical staff
  • Has communication skills with old, sick and helpless persons, including the recognition of non-verbal signs of communication
  • Establishe cooperation with health and social workers
  • Be Inspired by a positive attitude towards the protection measures at work
  • Indicate the appropriate responsibility

2.2 Kriteriji ispitivanja i ocjenjivanja ishodi učenja (Learning outcomes assessment criteria)

  • Assessment includes the verification of the contents required for the caregiver’s care giving and the checking of practical skills
  • Assessment is conducted in a health and / or social institution
  • Assessment is conducted by a three-member committee, two members from the school (training center), one member from the institution
  • Assessment insludes:
    • Organization of work in social and social institutions
    • The basic rights of man or patient
    • The workload of caregivers
    • The basics of communication, referral, culture of guarding with a patient or wit and his family, behavior
    • Safety at Work
    • A sick room
    • Prevention of infections, concept of infection and disinfection, desensitization method
    • Caregivers’ tasks in carrying out personal hygiene
    • Tasks of caregivers in the care of a dying patient
    • The basics of illness and first aid
  • The practical part of the exam is evaluated
    • Preparation and use of protective work wear and footwear
    • Wash your hand
    • Preparation of bedding for changing the patient bed without the patient and with the patient
    • A dirty laundry process
    • Preparation of bath accessories, hair wash, tooth care, dentures and surgery
    • Changing the position of the bed, helping in moving, moving from bed to table
    • Preparation of accessories, disinfectants and performing mechanical and chemical disinfection of surfaces, beds, nursing accessories, salivary glands, kidney pans, pots

2.3 Jedinice ishoda učenja i ECVET bodovi (Unit of learning outcomes and ECVET)

  • General module for 1-year programs 20 ECVET
  • The Foundations of Geriatrics, Anatomy and Physiology 4 ECVET
  • Care for the elderly, infirm and sick 15 ECVET
  • Occupational Safety and First Aid 1 ECVET
  • Practical teaching and practical work in the health and social institution 20 ECVET


3.1 Potrebe tržište rada (Labour market needs)

This qualification is relevant to the care of older and helpless persons, defined by the standard of care for the caregivers of the elderly and helpless faces

3.2 Nastavak obrazovanja/ prohodnost (Further education/progression)



4.1 Članovi ekspertne grupe (Expert group members)

  • Bojana Kovačevi, diplomirana medicinska sestra, glavna sestra intenzivne njege, JZU Bolnica Trebinje
  • Vesna Šiljegović-Radović, doktor medicine, profesor stručnih predmeta, Centra srednjih škola Trebinje
  • Nijaz Zorlak, magistar odgojnih nauka, Pedagoški zavod BPK-a Goražde
  • Mr. Goran Zmijanjac, diplomirani politolog, direktor Zavoda za obrazovanje odraslih Republike Srpske
  • Dr. Radmila Pejić, pomoćnik ministra za visoko obrazovanje, Ministarstvo prosvjete i kulture Republike Srpske
  • Almin kaplan, diplomirani medicinski tehničar, profesor higijene i zdravstvenog odgoja i zdravstvene njege, Srednja medicinska škola Mostar
  • Dubravka Letić, viša medicinska sestra, glavna sestra Bolnice Brčko Distrikta
  • Vera Lalić, diplomirani medicinski tehničar, profesor praktične nastave, JU poljoprivredna i medicinska škola Brčko

4.2 Predlagatelji (Proponents)

Competent education authorities

4.3 Web-stranica na kojoj je odluka o usvajanju standarda zanimanja objavljena

(Web-page of the decision on adoption of the occupational standard)


4.4 Rok do kojeg standard kvalifikacije treba evaluirati (The deadline by which the QS should be reviewed)

5 years

4.5 Nadležne vlasti za dodjelu kvalifikacije  (Competent authority for awarding the qualification)

Competent education authorities

4.6 Vanjsko osiguranje kvalitete (External quality assurance)

Competent education authorities and pedagogical institutes