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Level/category

Extension studies

Teaching language

Swedish

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

4

Total number of ECTS

10 cr

Competency aims

This course contributes to increase the competence in the care of the critically ill or injuried patient. The competence is increased both in theoretical knowledge and practical skills in caring for the patient. The student builds an advanced contextual competence in chosen areas.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to have - knowledge of the most common clinical tests - more specific knowledge of serious illnesses as heartfailure, stroke, lungoedema and trauma - understanding of factors that influence patientsafety and can act recording to them - Identify the critically ill patient and his need of care - act ethically in caring of critically ill patients

Course contents

- clinical examinations - patient safety - intensive care, CCU - emergency care

Study activities

  • Lectures - 50 hours
  • Practical exercises - 24 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 45 hours
  • Individual studies - 45 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 164 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 164 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

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

Teacher

  • Grotenfelt Nora
  • Nyström Patrik
  • Roberts Christel
  • Skogster Annika

Examiner

Skogster Annika

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

  • 2013-10-17 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
  • 2013-10-24 - Other assignments

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