The course takes place in period

4 (2022-03-14 to 2022-07-31)


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 that the development
work is based on the reality of public health.
The student develops her/his abilities to take
responsibility to develop the profession of
public health nurses.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is
to have tools for developing the profession of
public health nurses and to combine her/his
theoretical studies within the reality of care.
The student is able deepen his/her
within the field of public health.

Course contents

The final thesis can be the theoretical base
the development work and can for example result
in an article, a poster or an abstract for
her/his future work. The development work can
introduced in different national or
conferences. The idea for the development work
must be approved by the public health teacher.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

The student can proceed with the development
during the fourth study year. The student has
have completed the studies within nursing and
have knowledge in the special field of public
health work.

Recommended or required reading

Vård i fokus
Other magazines within the field
Literature by own choice

Study activities

  • Lectures - 2 hours
  • Small-group work - 10 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 20 hours
  • Individual studies - 100 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 132 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 132 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment requirements

The development work is assessed with grades 0-
It follows the process description 10%
The subject is clearly delimited, it is of
appropriate length and the language is flawless
and accurate 10%
The development work has a scientific
and a clear purpose 30%
It brings new knowledge to the working field
It has a pedagocical connection 10%
The oral presentation and leading of the
discussion about the own theme 10%


  • Ekman Petra
  • Grönlund Anu
  • Silfver Jessica
  • Stenbäck Pernilla


Nyberg Anu

Group size

No limit (18 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2021-04-15 to 2022-07-31

Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2021-09-09 10:00 - 11:00 Utvecklingsarbete för hälsovårdare Information om utvecklingsarbetet samt presentation av färdiga utvecklingsarbeten. Ekman Petra
Nyberg Anu
2022-02-25 12:00 - 14:00 Utvecklingsarbete för hälsovårdare Presentation av färdiga utvecklingsarbeten. Före presentationen ska arbetet vara inlämnat till och godkänt av handledaren minst en vecka på förhand. Nyberg Anu
2022-04-07 14:00 - 15:30 Utvecklingsarbete för hälsovårdare Presentation av färdiga utvecklingsarbeten. Join Zoom Meeting Nyberg Anu
2022-05-10 13:00 - 15:00 B327 Utvecklingsarbete för hälsovårdare Presentation av utvecklingsarbeten. Ekman Petra
Nyberg Anu

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