Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

Swedish

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

1

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to give students such preparedness in medical and geriatric problems that they can act in their own profession.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to understand - the etiology and pathophysiology of medical problems - symptoms, treatments and prognosis - the effects, interactions and side-effects of different drugs - immunological problems concerning medical diseases - the effect of viruses and bacterias as well the treatment of different diseases caused by micro-organisms - the basic examinations of clinical physiology

Course contents

Medicine Geriatrics Clinical physiology Pharmacology Microbiology

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Anatomy and physiology

Recommended or required reading

Medicine: Hedner, L: 2004. Invärtes medicin. Lund:Studentlitteratur Clinical physiology: Bjuväng,A. Rehle, H. Åkesson, U. 2000. Klinisk kemi och fysiologi. Analyser och undersökningar. 2 uppl. Lund: Studentlitteratur. Pharmacology: Simonsen T, Aarbakke J. Illustrerad farmakologi I,II. Elanders Gummessons 2004 (ISBN 91-27-09867-2) Microbiology: Kliininen mikrobiologia terveydenhuollossa. Kuntaliitto Kommunförbundet 2005

Study activities

  • Lectures - 34 hours
  • Individual studies - 40 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 74 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 74 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Exams (written-, oral-, home-)

Teacher

  • Grotenfelt Nora
  • Skogster Annika

Examiner

Grotenfelt Nora

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

Date of examination will be announced later - Exams

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