Extension studies

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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

10 cr

Competency aims

This course contributes to increase the competence within the caring and healthpromotive competence.
The competence increases and deepens in the care of the critically ill patient in different contexts.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to understand the care of the critically ill patient and participate in caring for the patient in different caring context.

Course contents

Demanding care in emergency room, perioperative care, intensive care and different clinical specific units for children or adults in somatic - or mental care.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Practical training in medical, surgical and psychiatric care.
Medical treatment and calculation has to be done.

Recommended or required reading

See; medical- surgical care,pediatric care, perioperative care and psychiatric care

Study activities

  • - 30 hours
  • Practical training - 210 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 240 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 240 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment requirements

Passed in practical studies. The student writes a reflective diary during this practical study.


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Group size

No limit

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12 months after course has ended

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