The course takes place in period

  • 3 (2020-01-01 to 2020-03-22)
  • 4 (2020-03-23 to 2020-07-31)


General studies

Teaching language


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 a deep enough level of knowledge to give you the preparedness to act and to take responsibility in your profession.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course you are expected to be able to explain - the etiology - the symptoms, the course with possible complications and the prognosis - the most common diagnostic examinations - the most common treatment alternatives, their effects, risks, interactions and side-effects concerning the most common internal medical diseases.

Course contents

Information about the following deseases; Epilepsy Parkinson´s disease Asthma COPD Hypertension Cardiovascular disease Diabetes UTI & Pyelonephritis Hepatitis Anemia types & Thrombocytopenia Rheumatoid arthritis Leukemia

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Students must have first accomplished, with a passing grade, the course Anatomy and Physiology.

Recommended or required reading

Learning materials are located on itslearning

Study activities

  • Lectures - 2 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 135 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 137 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 137 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Virtual self studies

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)


  • Stenbäck Pernilla
  • Tillman Ilse


Tillman Ilse

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Group size

No limit (2 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

Course timetable listed on the learning platform (itslearning)

Course enrolment period

2019-12-24 to 2020-01-20

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Other assignments

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