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Radiography - nursing at advanced diagnostics 7.5 credits

Radiografi - omvårdnad vid avancerad diagnostik
First cycle, M0074H
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2020 Sp 1 - Present
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Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
U G VG *
Medical Science
Subject group (SCB)

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language and The course assumes knowledge equivalent to the courses: M0085H Radiography, basic course I M0086H Radiography, basic course II M0050H Radiation Science and Radiological Modalities M0026H Medical Science: Anatomy and Physiology in position to Radiology M0029H Medical Science: Microbiology, infection control and infection disease M0067H Radigraphy Nursing Interventions in position radiography with Clinical Practice (replaces O0050H) M0070H General Pharmacology, Contrast Agents and Pharmaceutical Calculation (replaces M0052H) M0066H Radiography Nursing techniques in position radiography with Clinical Practice (replaces O0051H) M0088H Medical Science - in-depth studies in anatomy and pathology M0089H Radiography - imaging systems and methods M0064H Scientific specialization in radiography

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on 1-165 credits.

Course Aim
The student should, on completion of the course, based on a holistic and ethical approach, have basic knowledge about commonly occurring examinations such as CT, MRI, nuclear medicine and interventions as a basis for future courses, which includes:
  • Being able to apply methods for information, communication and receiving of patients and their next of kin in connection with advanced diagnostic examination
  • Describing appropriate measures to minimise or prevent pain/discomfort in the patient
  • Handling drugs and contrast agents, and informing about their effects and side effects and applying sterilisation treatment in connection with advanced diagnostics
  • Explaining and applying laws, statutes, regulations and local guidelines in connection with advanced diagnostics.
  • Formulating a research question from an evidence-based working method, searching, reviewing, assessing, collecting scientific studies and formulating scientifically and applying established writing rules and reference management
  • Identifying own needs for additional knowledge to develop skills

  • Information, treatment and communication
  • Nursing interventions in connection with advanced diagnostics
  • Pain and discomfort in connection with advanced diagnostics
  • Drug and contrast agent management in connection with advanced diagnostics
  • Laws and regulations
  • Advanced examination methodology
  • Scientific approach

Teaching and learning takes place through own studies, study assignments, introductory and inspirational lectures in selected course sections to achieve the course's goals. Participation in seminars and laboratory work is mandatory. Other types of teaching may occur. Teaching and examinations are carried out via distance bridging technology or on campus.

The content of the course and its teaching methods are specifically aimed at the x-ray nursing profession.

The course is examined by report writing and seminars. To pass the course, attendance and active participation in seminars are also required. Alternative examinations may occur.

This is a first-cycle course. Study supervision is provided in the course room in Canvas.

Transition terms
This course replaces M0071H

Kirsi Bohm

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2020 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Aspelin, P. & Pettersson, H. (red.) (2008). Radiologi. (1. uppl.) Lund: Studentlitteratur.
Berglund, E. & Jönsson, B. (2007). Medicinsk fysik. (1. uppl.) Lund: Studentlitteratur.
Lampignano, J. & Kendrick, L.E. (2017). Bontrager´s textbook of radiographic positioning and related anatomy. (9th ed.) St. Louis, Mo.: Elsevier/Mosby.
Edberg, A. & Wijk, H. (red.) (senaste upplagan). Omvårdnadens grunder. Hälsa och ohälsa. (1. uppl.) Lund: Studentlitteratur.
Ehrenberg, A., & Wallin, L. (Red.). (senaste upplagan). Omvårdnadens grunder: ansvar och utveckling. Lund: Studentlitteratur.
Ehrlich, R.A. & Coakes, D.M. (senaste upplagan). Patient care in radiography: with an introduction to medical imaging. (8. ed.) St. Louis, Mo.: Elsevier Mosby.
Fossum, B. (Red.). (senaste upplagan). Kommunikation. Samtal och bemötande i vården. Lund: Studentlitteratur.
Friberg, F., & Öhlen, J. (Red.). (senaste upplagan ). Omvårdnadens grunder: perspektiv och förhållningssätt. Lund: Studentlitteratur.
Henricson, M. (senaste upplagan). Vetenskaplig teori och metod. Från idé till examination inom omvårdnad. Lund: Studentlitteratur.
Hietala, S-O. & Åhlström Riklund, K. (red.) (2013). Nuklearmedicin. (2. uppl.) Lund: Studentlitteratur.

Description of competence and professional ethics for radiographers:

Reference literature may be added and is stated in the study guide.

Course offered by
Department of Health, Education and Technology

CodeDescriptionGrade scaleHPStatusFrom periodTitle
0001ReportU G VG *3.50MandatoryA13
0003LaborationU G#2.00MandatoryA13
0004SeminarU G#2.00MandatoryA17

Syllabus established
by 18 Feb 2013

Last revised
by 18 Jun 2020