Introduce students to the psychological characteristics of team work in health care and to the characteristics of each individual role in such a team.

Group: basic terms, definitions, divisions.

Group dynamics and group processes: goals, standards, cohesiveness, roles.

Group management: leadership types, leadership skills, decision making, group work evaluation.

Types of groups in nursing: therapeutic, institutional – orientation group, resocialization group, motivational, for remembering, for therapeutic activities, self-help, educational, for discussions, communication.

Specific features of working with groups of persons with different health problems.

Obavezna literatura:

1.    Ajduković M. Grupni pristup u psihosocijalnom radu. Zagreb: Društvo za psihološku pomoć. 1997.

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

1. analyze communication in the group;

2. dentify factors that affect group dynamics;

3. distinguish the types of groups and recognize the stage of development of the group;

4.apply group work in a clinical environment;

5. compare work with different groups of patients in nursing care.

Category I Continuing Medical Education Course: REHABILITATION IN CLINICAL MEDICINE - Cardiovascular Rehabilitation


1st postgraduate course of continuous medical training of the 1st category “Sport and heart”


Expression of Healthcare Professionals at Scientific Professional Meetings and Publications


Contemporary Nursing: History as a Foundation, Theory as a Source, Education as a Path, Quality as an Obligation, Science as a Truth


Nursing Education and Science (NES)

Scientific-professional Journal