Extension studies

Teaching language


Type of course

Free Elective

Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is that the student gets more specific and larger knowledge and skills in the care for a critically ill patient.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to
- take care of a critically ill patient
- consider ethical issues
- use anatomical and physiological knowledge in the care of critical ill patients

Course contents

- medical issues in the care of critically ill patients
- extended knowledge of the anatomy and physiology for patients with problems of the hearth and respiration
- ethical issues in the care of a critically ill patient

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Basic studies

Recommended or required reading

the lecturer will inform when the course starts

Study activities

  • Laboratory lessons and tasks in a simulated environment - 16 hours
  • Project work and productions - 100 hours
  • - 8 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 124 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 108 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 16 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

  • Demonstrations and presentations
  • Reports and productions


  • Alenius-Karlsson Nanny
  • Nyström Patrik
  • Roberts Christel


Roberts Christel

Group size

No limit

Course completion date

Date for course completion will be announced later

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Assessment methods

  • 2009-10-21 - Demonstrations and presentations
  • 2009-11-06 - Reports and productions

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