Supervised clinical practice in surgical nursing
Study plans 2016-2017 - VPK2012 - 15 ECTS


SPL 1092


VPM2002 or VPP2002

On the basis of


All previous teaching and litterature

Expected learning outcomes

Knowledge– the student:

  • has knowledge about factors that influence basic needs in acutely, critically and chronically ill patients with surgical diseases
  • describes the field of the operating theatre nurse

Skills– the student:

  • performs nursing interventions in accordance with requirements of sound and knowledge-based practice for acutely, critically and chronically ill patients with surgical diseases
  • reflects on personal and professional development
  • completes data collection, reporting and documentation related to a decline in basic needs
  • performs nursing interventions for people regardless of gender, age, religion or nationality

General competence– the student:

  • takes part in discussions about professional and ethical problems
  • shows the ability to participate in practical inter-professional cooperation structures for a sound nursing practice
  • performs nursing interventions in accordance with ethical requirements and guidelines


Subject themes:

  • Nursing of patients with surgical diseases
  • The ethical competence of the nursing profession
  • Disease prevention and health-promoting work
  • Teaching and supervision
  • Organisation and leadership in nursing
  • Professional and quality development in nursing

Teaching Methods


Teaching Methods (additional text)

Learning by experience, reflektion and tutoring individally and in groups.

Form(s) of Assessment

Assessment of Practicum

Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)

Assessment of Practicum VPK2012

Grading Scale


External/internal examiner

Supervised practice is evaluated by internal teacher and nurses in the ward

Re-sit examination

Students who don't pass, can get another try after contacting the leader of the study

Coursework Requirements

Documentation of presence during the practice period

Oral and written reflctation

Presentation of pedagogic paper in group

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