Speciality Health Care Nursing
2014-2015 - SPL2012D - 10 ECTS

Prerequisite(s)

  • SPL1003
  • SPL1012
  • SPL1092
  • VP2002 - Supervised Practicum 1 (VPK: Surgical Ward, VPM:  Medical Ward, VPP: Mental Health Ward)

Expected learning outcomes

Knowledge – the student:

  • Understands the  coherence between view of reality, view of knowledge and view of human beings
  • Has knowledge about basic theories of professional nursing
  • Has wide knowledge in assessing, planning, accomplishing, and evaluating professional care for acute, critically, and chronically ill patients

Skills – the student:

  • Identifies and analyses ethical dilemmas
  • Applies acknowledged professional and scientific literature as sources of knowledge  in connection with patient- and next of kin-relations
  • Analyses and discusses the user perspective in nurse-patient-next of kin-relations

General competence – the student:

  • Acknowledges the significance of innovation, professional development, and research related to clinical nursing
  • Has insight into the complexity of communication and collaboration processes
  • Has knowledge about specialty health care organization and  management

Topic(s)

  • The theory of science and research methodology
    • View of reality, view of knowledge and view of human being as basis in scientific theory
    • Systematic search and assessment of scientific articles
    • The principals of the method of literature review
  • Basic values and perspectives of professional nursing
    • Ethics related to professional nursing
    • Theories and concepts in professional nursing
    • The principals in Knowledge based practice
  • Basics in professional nursing
    • Central phenomenon in professional nursing
    • Basic professional nursing for patients with acute and critical illness
    • Basic professional nursing in chronic illness and rehabilitation
    • Life-span perspectives in professional nursing
    • Next of kin perspectives in professional nursing
    • Organization and  management in specialty health care

Teaching Methods

Lectures
Group works
Net Support Learning
Mandatory assignments
Meeting(s)/Seminar(s)
Tutoring

Teaching Methods (additional text)

Simulation
Written and oral works individual and in groups

Form(s) of Assessment

Home exam, see textarea

Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)

Individual Home Exam, 6 working days

Grading Scale

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

External/internal examiner

External and internal examiner

Re-sit examination

Ordinary, see the Exam schedule

Coursework Requirements

Obligatory requirements in different themes of the subject are prerequisites of the SPL2012 exam

See the Curriculum, course 2 for more information

Teaching Materials

See complete reference list in the Curriculum, course 2

Additional information

See guidelines for SPL2012 home exam in the Curriculum, course 2