Basic nursing
- SPL1012 - 15 ECTS

On the basis of



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 frames of nursing in society
  • The professions in public health service
  • Interaction patient/nurse
  • Nursing today
  • The profession's history and tradition
  • Basic values
  • Nursing's view of knowledge
  • Concepts in scientific philosophy
  • Basal cardiac and pneumonic rescue
  • To be ill and need help

Teaching Methods

Group works

Teaching Methods (additional text)

Lectures, Group Works, Exercises, Meeting(s) / Seminar(s)

Form(s) of Assessment


Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)

  • Home Exam, 1 week

Grading Scale

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

External/internal examiner

  • External: 20%

Re-sit examination


Coursework Requirements

  • 8-10 Exercises
  • Multiple Choice test

Teaching Materials

  • See curriculum study unit 2

Replacement course for

SPL1002 og SPL1011, nursing science