Nursing Science/Social Science
- SPL1011 - 15 ECTS

Expected learning outcomes

The students will get understanding of the historical development of nursing as a profession, demonstrate insight into the basic values of the profession and have knowledge of the frame factors for the nursing service in society. The students will get insight into the communication and interaction between nurse and patient. They will acquire basic knowledge of the patient role, be aware of his or her own ability and will to care and get knowledge of basic principles of nursing. The students will also get knowledge of development and personality psychology, motivation and crises, mastering and multicultural approach to health and illness.


The frames of nursing in society
The professions in public health service
Development and division of labour
Interaction patient/nurse
Crises and mastering
Multicultural approach to health and illness
Nursing today
The profession's history and tradition
Basic values
Nursing's view of knowledge
Concepts in scientific philosophy
Communication and group processes
First aid
Basal cardiac and pneumonic rescue
To be ill and need help

Teaching Methods

Group works

Form(s) of Assessment

Home exam, see textarea
Digital exam

Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)

Home Exam, 1 week
Each part must be individually approved of.
Grade E or better is required in both parts of the exam (nursing science and social science).

Grading Scale

Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)

Coursework Requirements

The students will have 4 exercises, which are to be delivered before the exam.