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The World Health Organization (WHO) defines nursing as a comprehensive activity of nursing profiles in the health care process of treating patients, preventing diseases and maintaining human health. Nursing is one of the complex professions whose activities range from simple/manual actions to activities requiring a high degree of professional knowledge, critical thinking, reasoning and application of scientific principles. Medical education as an independent discipline and an integral part of nursing is a medical pedagogical discipline that promotes the improvement of people’s health culture with the basic goal to educate healthcare individuals and groups that will regard health as the highest value, ready to make reasonable efforts for their health. Objective was to show and highlight the importance of nursing within the framework of modern nursing care and health promotion. Method was descriptive analytical. Results: In preserving and improving health, the application of health education methods encompasses and includes formal and informal teaching and learning systems such as communication methods - lectures, discussions, information and therapeutic interviews. The training methods include working in a small group, creative workshops, live demonstrations, simulation exercises, dramatization, socio-drama, case studies, etc. Conclusion: Health care and modern nursing in our community are undergoing intense development. Due to scientific achievements, new requirements for the quality of nursing professional activities in the framework of health care and education for improvement and preservation of health are imposed. They is realized by formal education and continuous training in the field of nursing and modern nursing for the preservation and improvement of human health through the promotion of health and healthy lifestyles

Keywords: health care, nursing, health education, training