Professional studies

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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to give students such preparedness in neurological, geriatric and psychiatric problems that they can act in their own profession.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to understand
- the etiology and pathophysiology of neurological, geriatric and psychiatric problems
- symptoms, treatments and prognosis
- the effects, interactions and side-effects of different drugs
- the basic examinations of neurological, geriatric and psychiatric diseases

Course contents

Neurology 2ECTS
Geriatrics 1ECTS
Psychiatry 2ECTS

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Anatomy and physiology, Medical studies I

Recommended or required reading

Cullberg Johan : Dynamisk psykiatri Natur och Kultur 2003
Neuroser s.107-158
Psykofarmaka s.191-199
Borderlinestruktur s.211-307
Psykoser s.243-308
Affektiva störningar 309-338

Malm J,Liedholm LJ. Akut Neurologi, ISBN: 91-631-4784-X.

Dehlin O, Rundgren Å. Geriatrik. Studentlitteratur. ISBN: 91-44-60721-0.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 70 hours
  • Individual studies - 63 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Exams (written-, oral-, home-)


  • Grotenfelt Nora
  • Skogster Annika


Grotenfelt Nora

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

2012-10-25 - Exams

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