Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The student develops her/his competence in the
contextual clinical care. The student forms
her/his competense in the care of the medical-
surgical patient.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is
to be able to:
- use evidence based caring science in the care
of the medical
and surgical patient
- take care of the patient with medical or
surgical problems
- understand how the health resources and the
health obstacles
interact in the medical-surgical care of the
adult and elderly
- understand the basics of the perioperative

Course contents

- Patient assessment
- Central caring activities and examinations in
the care of the medical-surgical patient
- The decision process in health care;
planning, implementation and assessment of the
- Medication administration
- The basics of the pre, and post
operative care of the patient

Prerequisites and co-requisites

The student has participated in the following
courses (active participation in the course and
participated in the exam, the student does not
need to have a grade yet):
Anatomy and physiology
Medication administration and patient safety
Clinical care I

Recommended or required reading

Ahonen et al. 2017. Kliininen hoitotyö. Sanoma

Boman, L. & Wikström, C. 2014. Medicinsk
teknik. Teori, planering och genomförande.

Dag-Gunnar Stubberud, Hallbjørg Almås, Randi
Grønseth. Klinisk omvårdnad 1. 2011. och
Klinisk omvårdnad II.

+ articles, webb material provided by the
lecturer and material from the lectures

Study activities

  • Lectures - 40 hours
  • Practical exercises - 15 hours
  • Individual studies - 70 hours
  • Seminars - 10 hours
  • - 0 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
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Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the
following examinations:
Examination 1 Self studies with assignments
Examination 2 Skill stations, simulation and
practical exam
Examination 3 Final exam


  • Appelroth Maria
  • Ekman Petra
  • Karbin Daniela
  • Silfver Jessica
  • Skogster Annika
  • Stockmann-Broo Christine


Karbin Daniela

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

  • 2021-03-16 - Exams
  • 2021-03-16 - Other assignments

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