The course takes place in period

4 (2020-03-23 to 2020-07-31)


Professional 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 to contribute to develop the student's competence in caring for patient's suffering from different kind of crisis, dependency, drug abuse and basic mental problems. The student develops her/his competence in the contextual clinical care. The student forms her/his competence in the assessment and care of the patient who needs emergency care.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to identify,to encounter and to take care of patient's i different type of crisis and abuse problems. The student recognizes and is able to encounter mental aspects in caring. The student also understands the principles of recieving a patient at the emergency room, patient assessment and monitoring the patient. Students needs to know the basics for in- hospital advanced resiscitation.

Course contents

- different types of crisis - crisis care - crisis service - different types of abuse problems - basic knowledge in mental health care - introduction to the emergency care - recieving and assessing the patient with an acute emergency at the emergency room (ABCDEF, NEWS) - multiprofessional team work - the chain of care: prehospital care - care at the emergency ward - care at the ward - medication administration

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Accomplished before participating in the course: Clinical care I and II Medication administration and patient safety Anatomy and physiology At least one practical training (minimum of 5 weeks)

Additional information

Introduction lecture is mandatory. Simulations and skill stations are mandatory and can not be compensated with any assignments.

Recommended or required reading

1) Cullberg, J. 2006. Kris och utveckling 2) Cullberg, J. 2005. Dynamisk psykiatri. (valda delar) 3) Clarke, D, Ketchell, A. 2014. Att vårda akut sjuka vuxna. Prioriteringar vid bedömning och omhändertagande. Studentlitteratur. ELLER Wood, I., Garner, M (red).2013. Inledande omhändertagande av akut sjuka personer - en bok för sjuksköterskor. Studentlitteratur 4) Jevon, P. & Ewens, B. (red) 2014. Att övervaka patienter med livshotande sjukdom. Studentlitteratur (valda delar) 5) Aktuella artiklar och forskningar 6) Föreläsningsmaterial

Study activities

  • Lectures - 35 hours
  • Practical exercises - 10 hours
  • Individual studies - 60 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 20 hours
  • Seminars - 10 hours


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

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

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

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the following examinations: Examination 1 Exam in crisis and drugs (home exam) Examination 2 seminars in crisis and drugs Examination 3 Exam in emergency care on itsLearning (supervised at school)


  • Kielo Emilia
  • Savolainen Jari
  • Skogster Annika
  • Stockmann-Broo Christine


Skogster Annika

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Group size

No limit (88 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Course enrolment period

2019-08-18 to 2020-03-30

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2020-03-31 09:15 - 11:00 Klinisk vård VI: Kris, missbruk och poliklinisk vård Online föreläsning om kursens upplägg och uppgifter. Zoom länken hittar ni på itsLearning Savolainen Jari
Skogster Annika
Stockmann-Broo Christine
2020-04-28 09:00 - 15:30 Klinisk vård VI: Kris, missbruk och poliklinisk vård Seminarier ONLINE - Jari Savolainen Savolainen Jari
2020-04-29 09:00 - 15:30 Klinisk vård VI: Kris, missbruk och poliklinisk vård Seminarier ONLINE - Jari Savolainen Savolainen Jari
2020-05-22 09:00 - 15:00 Klinisk vård VI: Kris, missbruk och poliklinisk vård Distanstentamen Savolainen Jari

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