The course takes place in period

  • 3 (2020-01-01 to 2020-03-22)
  • 4 (2020-03-23 to 2020-07-31)

Level/category

General studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

1

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is a deep enough level of
knowledge to give
you the preparedness to act and to take
responsibility in your profession.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course you are expected to be
able to explain

  • the etiology
  • the symptoms, the course with possible
    complications and the
    prognosis
  • the most common diagnostic examinations
  • the most common treatment alternatives, their
    effects, risks,
    interactions and side-effects concerning the most
    common internal medical diseases.

Course contents

Information about the following deseases;
Epilepsy
Parkinson´s disease
Asthma
COPD
Hypertension
Cardiovascular disease
Diabetes
UTI & Pyelonephritis
Hepatitis
Anemia types & Thrombocytopenia
Rheumatoid arthritis
Leukemia

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Students must have first accomplished, with a
passing grade, the course Anatomy and Physiology.

Recommended or required reading

Learning materials are located on itslearning

Study activities

  • Lectures - 2 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 135 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 137 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 137 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Virtual self studies

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)

Teacher

  • Stenbäck Pernilla
  • Tillman Ilse

Examiner

Tillman Ilse

Group size

No limit (2 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

Course timetable listed on the learning platform
(itslearning)

Course enrolment period

2019-12-24 to 2020-01-20

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Other assignments

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