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Institute of Health and Physical Education

Institute Authorities

Head of the Institute Health and Physical Education - dr hab. Krystyna Cieślik, ANS Professor

Contact details:

3rd floor, Room 403a

+48 (65) 528 78 74

Deputy Head of the Institute Health and Physical Education – Physical Education Coordinator PhD Arleta Loga

Contact details:

3rd floor, Room 403b

+48 (65) 528 78 55

Nursing Coordinator – PhD Maciej Górecki

Contact details:

3rd floor, Room 405

+48 (65) 525 01 53

Physiotherapy Coordinator – PhD Anna Wieczorek-Baranowska

Contact details:

3rd floor, Room 405

+48 (65) 525 01 53

Head of the Medical Simulation Centre – mgr Małgorzata Cichy

Contact details:

Room 7, ul. Opalińskich 1 (1 Opalińskich Street)

+48 (65) 529 60 80

Student traineeship tutor for Physical Education PhD Tomasz Głowacki

Student traineeship tutor for Physiotherapy PhD Justyna Adamczyk 

Practical education tutor for Nursing mgr Anna Wojciechowska-Urbanek

Fields of Study:

Physical Education, first-cycle degree programme

Physical Education, second-cycle degree programme

Nursing, first cycle degree programme

Physiotheraphy, uniform long cycle programme

Graduate profile: Physical Education,first cycle

Holders of Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education have a broad and practical knowledge and skills  in the field of medical, health and social sciences as well as physical education and disciplines related to the specialisation. The study programme equips graduates with skills to motivate others to take up physical activity and take care of their health. Graduates are prepared to run classes at school and after school within the following areas: physical education, sports at school, corrective and posture improvement gymnastics, organising leisure time and tourist events for school goers. They are competent  (i.e. have acquired a theoretical knowledge along with skills to implement it in professional practice) in social communication, applying diagnostic techniques, enriching and expanding their knowledge in terms of practical actions, creating their own methodological reserves, selecting aids along with methods of educational measures appropriate to health needs. Graduates obtain teaching credentials to teach at nursery and primary schools in compliance with the Minister of Science and Higher Education Ordinance on teaching standards preparing for the profession of a teacher of 17 January 2012 (Journal of Laws of 2012, item 131). Graduates should have the knowledge, skills and competence allowing them to find employment in educational institutions as well as those related to physical education and educational settings other than school, and social organisations of physical education.

Having completed the first-cycle programme in Physical Education, its graduates should be prepared to teach and educate, to promote a healthy lifestyle and physical activity both at work and in local communities. They ought to be able to affect the human organism physically, and personality with the help of social measures, in order to meet requirements pertaining to somatic and motor development and the preparation to participate in physical education and culture. Graduates might also take up employment with non-public institutions promoting physical fitness and physical development and healthy ways of spending free time.

They are highly professional in accomplishing educational tasks when working with pupils of nursery and primary schools. They are prepared to use a foreign language at B2 as described in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages and are familiar with this language used for specific purposes in their field of study. Graduates of first-cycle studies in Physical Education are awarded the vocational degree of Bachelor. They may continue their education at complementary, second-cycle Master’s degree or postgraduate programs, in training courses or other forms of education.

Graduate profile: Physical Education, second cycle

The process of education enables students to obtain the knowledge and skills necessary to implement physical education curriculum, acquire an adequate level of physical fitness and prepare them to engage in physical culture in whole life. Physical Education graduates with the specialisation in physical activity of older people are professionally qualified and trained as required by units working with older age persons, first and foremost, with regard to applying physical exercise in preventing ageing processes and improving older people’s quality of life. They possess mental and physical abilities and have acquired practice to work with older people, while demonstrating physical fitness which enables them to instruct these participants how to exercise. The knowledge how to organise physical culture allows graduates to engage in professional activities in all its aspects at institutions operating in this field. They are equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to: shape, maintain, restore fitness and physical condition lost or worsened as result of the hypofunction of the locomotor system of people from various age groups; to carry out biological renewal treatments for athletes and older people; to adjust their actions to requirements of modern gerokinesiology; to control how effective the enhancement process of older people is. Graduates have attained the B2+ proficiency in a foreign language as described in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages of the Council of Europe. They are qualified to apply for admission into third-cycle study programmes.

Graduate profile: Nursing

Professional qualifications and licenses acquired (if possible): Holders of Bachelor’s degree in Nursing have the broad knowledge of nursing along with general and social sciences essential to become a nurse. They are duly prepared to provide services (without any assistance as well as in cooperation) in terms of promoting and sustaining health, preventing diseases, taking general and personalised care of the sick, the disabled and the dying, following a general and professional code of ethics and a holistic approach towards a patient. They respect their patients’ rights in line with relevant knowledge and based on qualifications obtained. They can efficiently communicate with their patients, showing empathy; they are aware of factors influencing their own as well as their patients` reactions; they understand the need to raise their qualifications. They have mastered English at B2 as set forth in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages and are familiar with this language used for specific purposes in their field of study. Graduates are prepared to continue their education with institutions providing second-cycle study programmes. Admission to further study programmes: complementary Master’s degree and postgraduate studies