Abstract: The increasing needs of the population for a health care, increasing the prestige of the nursing profession, and the application of modern approaches to health care require the introduction of new information and communication technologies (ICT) in the education and the organization of the nurses. To investigate and analyze the basic training of nurses with degree "Bachelor" and the opportunities it provides for the introduction of ICT. In the period March - June of the academic year 2017/2018 an active study of 66 students - graduates trained in "Prof. Ivan Mitev" Branch - Vratsa was made. The study was conducted during the clinical practice of the students (VIII semester). 85% of graduate students are on the opinion that the introduction of ICT in the university education will help to acquire professional knowledge, skills and habits that meet the requirements of public health activities.
Keywords: information and communication technologies, healthcare education, bulgaria
Cite this article: Kalina Stefanova, Pavlinka Dobrilova, Stefan Velikov. OPPORTUNITIES FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES IN THE HEALTHCARE EDUCATION. Journal of International Scientific Publications: Educational Alternatives 16, 309-313 (2018). https://www.scientific-publications.net/en/article/1001811/