The course is included in these curricula and study modules


Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

6 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to deepen the care of sick children and youth and builds on the basic knowledge from caring science.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to, together with children/youth and relatives, identify caring needs, observe and evaluate them in different stages of the cilds development and support the child/youth and relative
- make a care-plan, document, lead and evaluate given care and take inititive to and lead quality assurance work in caring
- by him-/herself evaluate , plan and promote health and prevent diseases
- inform and teach children/youth and relatives, collegues and students and promote cooperation with other professionals engaged in caring
- in the pediatric field participate in and to some degree by themselves perform examinations and tretments and give care in the end of life
- take responsibility for medical-technical equippment
- with a scientific approach work for knowledge development and a appropriate use of resources, initiate, lead and do developmental work and work for the change of experiences- and knowledge both nationally and internationally

Course contents

The theoretical base for pediatric care
The goal and methods for pediatric care in caring reality

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Pediatric care 1

Previous course names


Recommended or required reading

Hockenberry, Marilyn 2005: Wong's Essentials of Pediatric Nursing.7 uppl. USA Missouri: Elsevier Mosby Mosby ISBN 0-323-02593-5
Edwinson, M& Enskär, Karin 2000: Pediatrisk vård och specifik omvårdnad. Lund: Studentlitteratur

Study activities

  • Lectures - 140 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 6 hours
  • Individual studies - 24 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 170 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 24 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 146 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams
  • Demonstrations and presentations
  • Reports and productions
  • Essays


Sundell Solveig


Solveig Sundell

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course


12:15 - 15:00

F143 (337 p, Stora auditoriet)

HVL:s arbetsmetoder


15:15 - 16:45

F143 (337 p, Stora auditoriet)

Barnsjukvård 2


12:15 - 15:30

F249 (98 p, Lilla auditoriet)

Barnsjukvård i ide'historiskt perspektiv

gästföreläsare Jeremy Jolley från Hull England


12:15 - 16:00

F249 (98 p, Lilla auditoriet)

Barnsjukvård 2


09:15 - 11:45

D4106 (73 p)

Barnsjukvård 2


09:15 - 12:15

C447 (10 p)

Barnsjukvård 2

Assessment methods

  • 2006-10-18 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
  • Date will be announced later - Essays

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