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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

10 cr

Competency aims

In this study unit the focus lies on the following

-Can autonomously function as paramedic in an
ambulance with a partner, who works on advanced-

-Can apply your theoretical knowledge and
practical skills in advanced-level emergency care
to a real environment and also understand how said
knowledge and skills can develop during a
practical period

Sustainable Global goals in focus:

4: Quality Education
5: Gender Equality

Learning outcomes

Act professionally in contact with patients and
relatives in the prehospital context

According to your knowledge and skills, perform an
adequate and systematic clinical assessment of all
patients in the prehospital context.

Recognize abnormalities in the vital functions,
perform a primary and secondary assessment of
patients? conditions, then plan and accordingly
perform the necessary treatments.

Act as a member of the prehospital care team and
also understand the role of the responsible
paramedic (H1)

Make motivated decisions on the correct and most
adequate treatment facility for the patient

Give a verbal and written report, according to
adequate standards and models.

Appropriately use both treatment and
transportations equipment in an ambulance

Appropriately and according to standards sanitize
the ambulance treatment area and equipment

Understand the basics, and use, the official
prehospital telecommunication equipment (VIRVE)

Recognize and understand the injury mechanisms and
typical types of injury in a traumatically injured

Recognize the most common medications used by
patients and know how and where to look up further
information on them

Recognize and use medications used on advanced-
level emergency care.

Understand the prehospital process from alarm to
returning to station

Understand how the prehospital system of your
placement works, as part of the healthcare system
and is knowledgeable in the local treatment
directives and guidelines.

Is knowledgeable in the cooperation between
police, rescue services, social work, Dispatch
Center and healthcare facilities.

Understand the basic functions and roles in an
assignment involving multiple patients.

Can describe the pathophysiology, symptoms,
findings and treatment of the most common medical
and traumatic cases
Able to critically reflect on your performance in
caring situations and describe your own goals
relating to the practice placement

Course contents

Practical clinical placements in prehospital care
(10 ECTS)

Prerequisites and co-requisites

  • Emergency Care - Basic Level (10 ECTS)
  • Emergency Care - Basic Level, Practical Training
    (10 ECTS)
  • Emergency Care - Basic Level Competency Testing (0

Previous course names

Practical Training: Prehospital Care on Advanced
Level I (10 ECTS)

Study activities

  • Written assignments - 30 hours
  • Practical training - 240 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 270 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 270 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment requirements

Assessment by the placement supervisor and
responsible lecturer, based on the placement goals


Ericsson Christoffer

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

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