The course takes place in period

  • 1 (2019-08-01 to 2019-10-27)
  • 2 (2019-10-28 to 2019-12-31)

Level/category

General studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

2

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

This course serves to deepen the theoretical knowledge in the pathophysiology of human diseases as applied in the clinical context, focusing on patient safety. It also functions as a base for succeeding courses in clinical nursing.

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.

Course contents

In this course learners are exposed to common deseases like Epilepsy Parkinson´s disease Asthma COPD Hypertension Cardiovascular disease Diabetes UTI & Pyelonephritis Hepatitis Anemia types & Thrombocytopenia Rheumatoid arthritis Leukemia

Prerequisites and co-requisites

The student must have passed the following courses: Anatomy and physiology

Recommended or required reading

Reading material is listed on itslearning online learning platform.

Study activities

Internet-based studies - 135 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Virtual self studies

Assessment methods

Exams (written-, oral-, home-)

Assessment requirements

Receive a passing grade on the final examination.

Teacher

  • Ekman Petra
  • Tillman Ilse

Examiner

Tillman Ilse

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit (28 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

as per itslearning

Reexaminations

  • 2020-02-07
  • 2020-03-20

Course enrolment period

2019-08-12 to 2019-09-08

Assessment methods

2019-12-05 - Exams
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2019-09-02 15:15 - 15:45 Medicine 2 Live introduction to the course. https://arcada.zoom.us/j/8246046468 Tillman Ilse
2019-12-05 13:00 - 14:30 E385 Medicine 2 Exam Grönlund Anu
Sjölund Terese
Tillman Ilse

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