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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is that the student have
knowledge and skills in the care of an internal and
surgical patient

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected
to be able to
- understand the symptoms and aims that internal
and surgical adult patients have
- have a constructive relation with the patient
and his/her spouses
-be aware of and perform most common clinical
- report and write down about the patient

Course contents

Internal and surgical medicine 4 sp
Home Care 1 sp

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Basic care 1

Recommended or required reading

Iivanainen, A et al,Iivanainen, A et al,
Sairauksien hoitaminen, 2010, Tammi, ISBN-
Topical articles
Mustajoki M. Sairaanhoitajan käsikirja, 2005,

Study activities

  • Lectures - 70 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 0 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 0 hours
  • Practical exercises - 24 hours
  • Individual studies - 40 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 134 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 134 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

participation in simulation training and practical
training.Tentamina in Clinical care II (internal and
surgical nursing.


  • Nyström Patrik
  • Roberts Christel
  • Skogster Annika
  • Törnqvist Maj-Len
  • Villikka Denise
  • Ekman Petra


Roberts Christel

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

Enligt bokningar i ARBS. Meddelas senare.

Assessment methods

  • 2014-03-20 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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