Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

Swedish

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

2

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is that students have
knowledge
of history
and trends in caring, care work and Nursing and
Caring science,
as well as knowledge of healthcare ethics and
an
ability to
reflect on dilemmas of care based on the
various
ethical choices
and decisions.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is
expected
to have an understanding of the history of
ideas
that
lie behind
health and care work, as well as of idea
patterns
that have
influenced Nursing and Caring science at
different
times and in
different contexts; to understand the use of
methodology and
source criticism in researching history of
ideas;
to
reflect on the
fundamental values of Caring; to increase
awareness
of their
own inner ethics.

Course contents

-History of ideas behind caring, care work and
Nursing and
Caring science by selected classical and
contemporary
thinkers.
-History of Ideas methodology and source
criticism. -
Caring
Ethics: the caritative ethics basic categories

nurse's code of
ethics , -Ethical theories; external and
internal
ethics as well as
responsibility.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

The first years studies to pass the course.

Previous course names

None

Study activities

  • Lectures - 12 hours
  • Practical exercises - 15 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 50 hours
  • Individual studies - 40 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 10 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 127 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 127 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the
following examinations:

Examination 1: Two written assignments; group
work and individual written assignment

Examination 2: Participation in group
simulation exercises and in the seminar 30.3.2022.

The course is assessed and graded on the basis
of
performance
in the written data.

Teacher

  • Ericsson Christoffer
  • Eronen Lotta
  • Gray Pamela
  • Grönlund Anu
  • Savolainen Jari
  • Silfver Jessica
  • Stenbäck Pernilla
  • Wallinvirta Eivor

Examiner

Savolainen Jari

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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