The course is included in these curricula and study modules

Hagel 2001 - 2004 - Geriatrics, geriatric care and rehabilitation


Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

1 cr

Competency aims

To provide a basic understanding of age related diseases.

Learning outcomes


Course contents

  • Connective tissue disease
  • Visual and hearing impairment
  • Stroke
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Incontinence problems and the elderly

Recommended or required reading

Tallis, Raymond 1998. Brocklerhurst's Texbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology. Churchill Livingstone. Edinburgh. ISBN 0-443-05370-7
Topical articles

Study activities

  • Simulation
  • Base group work
  • Demonstrations
  • Lectures
  • Group work
  • Counselling
  • Assignments
  • Laborations
  • Presentations
  • Productions
  • Project work
  • Seminars
  • Written report
  • Excursion
  • Theme meeting
  • Exercises


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

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Written tests


Sundell Solveig

Group size

No limit

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