Professional studies

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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

15 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is:
- to learn how to identify patients with acute
- to be able to provide prehospital care to the

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected
to be able to:
- understand acute illnesses mechanisms
- examin of the patient
- provide prehospital care to the patient at
advanced level
- understand the process of care and meet the

Course contents

Acute Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) 12,5 sp
Clinical pharmacology 1,5 sp
Disection / obduction 1sp

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Anatomy, physiology and chemistry
Paramedic Science 1 and 2

Previous course names


Additional information

The student must have passed Paramedic Science 1
and 2 before this course.
Part of the course will be studied together with
medical students.

Recommended or required reading

Kuisma et al. Uusi ensihoidon Käsikirja:
Sidorna:Uusi ensihoidon Käsikirja, ISBN 978-951-
26-5766-7: Sidorna:63-92, 114-323, 360-427, 454-
508, 545-579, 605-612.
Thaler, M.S.1999. The only EKG Book You Will Ever
Need. 4:th edition. Lippincott Williams &
Wilkins. Philadelphia.
- Föreläsningskompendier

Rosenberg P. et al. 2006 Anestesia ja tehohoito.
Kustannus Oy Duodecim. Gummerus Kirjapaino Oy,
Jyväskylä. ISBN 951-656-170-5
*sid 299-336
- Suonikanylointimenetelmät
- vapaa hengitystie ja intubaatio
Luomanmäki K. et al. 2005. Meilahden
akuuttihoito-opas 2005. 10. painos. ISBN 951-656-
I. Kardiologia (sid 11-128)
- hela stycket!

Mäkijärvi et al. EKG-tulkinnan työkirja
Duodecim, ISBN: 9789516562479

Budowick Anatomisk atlas
Bjålie, . Människokroppen

Klinisk farmakologi:
Materialet från kursen.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 48 hours
  • Practical exercises - 32 hours
  • Individual studies - 312 hours
  • Seminars - 8 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 400 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 400 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Exams (written-, oral-, home-)

Assessment requirements

Passed examination.


  • Lindén Kenneth
  • Tallberg Christian


Linden Kenneth

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

Akut insjuknad patients vård 1

Klinisk farmakologi

Omtentamen enligt omtentamenstabellen i ASTA.

Assessment methods

2014-05-15 - Exams

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