Pathology - psychiatry
Study plans 2016-2017 - SPL2041D - 5 ECTS


 PRU1002 - Preparation for Clinical Practice 1
 SPL1003 - Nursing Science/Natural Science
 SPL1012 - Nursing Science/Social Science
 SPL1091 - Social science/Psychology
 VPS1002 - Supervised Practicum in Nursing home

On the basis of

 VPK2002- Supervised practicum surgical ward
 or VPM2002 - Supervised practicum medical ward
 or VPP2002 - Supervised practicum mental health ward

Expected learning outcomes

The student has knowledge about: 

pathophysiological changes and typical disorder-related changes i body and psyche.

the most common psychiatric disorders, causes, symptoms, diagnostics and treatment

general and special pharmacology, including indications, effects and side-effect of drugs in order to maintain patient safety

Nutrition and its effect on health, illness and treatment


Anxiety disorders

Mood disorders

Psychoses, schizophrenia

Personality disorders

Eating disorders

Post-traumatic stress disorder

Substance abuse

Geriatric psychiatry


Teaching Methods

Group works

Form(s) of Assessment

Written exam, 3 hours

Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)

 Written Exam, 3 hours

Grading Scale

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

External/internal examiner

Written exam: External+internal examiner

Re-sit examination

Next semester

Examination support


Coursework Requirements


Teaching Materials

See curriculum 2. course

Replacement course for


Additional information

When applications for the accreditation, transfer and recognition of courses from earlier cohorts or other institutions similar programs, each application is treated individually and applicants must be able to include such credits reduction by overlapping topics