Final examination

A.Y. 2021/2022
Learning objectives
The final exam aims to verify that the students have acquired: the Nursing knowledge the theoretical-practicalskills the technical skills the ability to apply critical thinking the ability to research and apply scientific evidence necessary to provide all the functions required by Nursing profile (according to DPR739/94).
Expected learning outcomes
Practical Test: The student must demonstrate that the core theoretical nursing knowledge and technical operative skills of nursing profile have been acquired.
Thesis: The student must demonstrate to be able to conduct a formal and systematicresearchrelated to nursing topics or closely related discipline, which substantially contributes to achieve nursing professional and scientific training.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Course syllabus
The topics trested in the Nursing three year course.
Prerequisites for admission
To be admitted to the final exam the student must have reached 173 credits (ECTS), including those ECTS for knowledge of the foreign language. Moreover, the student must receive the Thesis project approval by the Director of studies; the Director of the studies also assigns the role of supervisor to a teacher of the degree course, eventually indicated by the student.
Teaching methods
The final exam of the Nursing Course Degree has the State Examination value, it develops into two different evaluation steps:
· The practical test which consits of open and closed written questions about two clinical cases (medical-surgical) through which the student must demonstrate that core theoretical nursing knowledge and technical operative skills of the nursing profile have been acquired (according to the Circular of the Ministry of Health/MIUR of 30/09/2016).
· The thesis written in Italian language and his dissertation. Are allowed he following types of thesis:
o literature reviews;
o quantitative studies and qualitative studies;
o studies with historical method.
The student will have the supervision of a course teacher who will act as Rapporteur of the thesis, also a Correlator may support the thesis project.
The oral dissertation will take place in the presence of the Commission, normally having a time of 15 minutes.
The two different steps of the final exam contribute equally to the determination of the final grade. In case of insufficient evaluation (score less than 6/10) of the practical test, the examination is interrupted and it is considered unsuccessful. In this case the final exam is suspended and must be repeated in its entirety in a subsequent session.
According to the Academic Didactic Regulations, the definition of the degree mark, expressed in one hundred tenths (110), is determined as follows:
· weighted average of the curricular exams in 100ths.
· 10 maximum points for the practical test (6 minimum marks)
· 10 points maximum for the thesis dissertation.
The evaluation of the thesis will be based on the following criteria: level of deepening of the work done, critical contribution of the graduate, accuracy of the methodology adopted for the topic development.
The Laude to the final degree mark may be assigned by the Commission to the student who presents at least two assessments with Laude in the curricular exams.
Teaching Resources
Il materiale bibliografico indicato nel percorso formativo.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The final test consists of two step. A practice test where the student must demonstrate that core theoretical nursing knowledge and technical operative skills owned by nursing profile have been acquired. The own student thesis with its dissertation.
The final test is organized according to the ways and the times described in the specific Decree of the Minister of University and Scientific and Technological Research (MIUR) in agreement with the Minister of Labour, Health and Social Policies; it takes place in two sessions defined at National level in front of a Commission composed as follows: 7 Commissioners, 2 members of the Order of Nursing Professions of the province of MI-LO-MB, 1 Representative of the MIUR and 1 Representative of the Ministry of Health.
A Rectoral Decree, appoint three Commissions in order to face with the high number of graduates: each Commission is dedicated, stable and guarantees continuity for the entire final examination.
Generally the two degree sessions defined at National level take place in the period October-November (first session) and March-April (second session).
- University credits: 7
Individual study and practice: 0 hours