The course takes place in period

  • 1 (2019-08-01 to 2019-10-27)
  • 2 (2019-10-28 to 2019-12-31)


Extension studies

Teaching language


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 advocate the
importance of
healthcare associated infections as a crucial
of patient safety and highlight their potential
and economic burden.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected
be able to
- teach and supervise in hospital hygiene
- be familiar with the latest research results of
hospital hygiene and can apply them
- participate in the formulation of an
structure for controlling healthcare-associated
- identify clusters of healthcare-associated
infections 8or other unusual events)

Course contents

Studie tutoring
Infection prevention criteria in health care
Medical, pharmacological and science subjects
Hospital hygiene

Additional information

Attendance compulsory

Recommended or required reading

Materials provided by lecturer

Study activities

  • Lectures - 65 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 180 hours
  • Individual studies - 140 hours
  • Seminars - 20 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 405 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 405 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the
following examinations:
Examination 1 sufficient attendance in classes
Examination 2 write required essays, reports and
learning diary


  • Blomster Marika
  • Hagström Sarah
  • Tillman Ilse


Blomster Marika

Group size

No limit (25 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2019-08-12 to 2019-09-08

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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