You will acquire functional knowledge and skills for high-quality and thorough application of all procedures in the domain of care of patients and functionally dependent persons. The curriculum allocates 40% of the programme to exercises in the school and health care institutions. You will be able to work in hospitals, gerontology, healthcare and social service institutions, and take care of patients at home. The education lasts for three years. A health care professional assists the immobile and poorly-mobile patients when they get up, change their position, and move. They also work in cooperation with doctors and other medical personnel and according to their instructions.