Medical Science Traumatology and emergency care 7.5 credits

Medicinsk vetenskap, Traumatologi och akutsjukvård
First cycle, M0075H
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2019 Sp 1 - Present
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Syllabus established
by 11 Feb 2014

Last revised
by Dean of Department of Health Sciences 14 Jun 2019

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: M0073H Medical Science, Medicine and Surgery O0006H Nursing, Nursing in Elderly Care O0019H Nursing in Psyciatric ill-health O0022H Nursing, Nursing Primary Care/O0029H Nursing, Nursing in Medical/Surgical Disease

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on 1-165 credits.

Course Aim
On completion of the course, the student should be able to:
  • describe aetiology, pathophysiology, diagnostics, treatment and prognosis for the diseases that are included in the course
  • observe, assess and respond to critical conditions in the nurse's area of responsibility
  • describe the nurse's intervention in an emergency situation
  • apply practical and theoretical knowledge in medical simulation, CPR and CPR for intants and children
This knowledge is of importance to enable good and patient safe care in the future career as a registered nurse.

  • Emergency care
  • Acute pediatric
  • Disaster medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Obstetrics/Gynaecology
  • Orthopedics
  • Rheumatology
  • Traumatology
  • Urology
  • Medical simulation
  • CPR 
  • CPR for infants and children

The course is designed for a future work as a registered nurse. Learning is based on individual studies and group studies of literature with reflection on the contents. As support for the individual studies there are lectures and study material. The studied material will be deepened through medical simulations, seminars and workshops. The studies are carried out by means of detailed objectives and instructions in the course study guide.

Part of the content is examined in the form of an individual written examination and part in the form of a take-home examination, seminars and medical simulation. The written exam questions are formulated in such a way that students' ability to apply their knowledge in health care situations is tested. Grade criteria are in the study guide.

Study supervision is provided in the course room in Canvas.

Transition terms
The course M0075H corresponds to the course M0040H.

Johanna Sundbaum

Transition terms
The course M0075H is equal to M0040H

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2019 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Latest edition of the following books:

* Järhult, J. & Offenbartl, K. (2013). Kirurgiboken: vård av patienter med kirurgiska, urologiska och ortopediska sjukdomar. (5., [rev. och uppdaterade] uppl.) Stockholm: Liber.
Borgfeldt, C., Sjöblom, I., Strevens, H. & Wangel, A. (2019). Obstetrik och gynekologi: för sjuksköterskor. (Femte upplagan). Lund: Studentlitteratur.
* Grefberg, N. (red.) (2013). Medicinboken: orsak, symtom, diagnostik, behandling. (5., [rev.] uppl.) Stockholm: Liber.
* Nordeng, H., Nordeng, H. & Spigset, O. (2014). Farmakologi och läkemedelsanvändning. (2. uppl.) Lund: Studentlitteratur.
Svenska rådet för hjärt-lungräddning (2016). S-HLR vuxen för sjukvårdspersonal: kursbok med webbutbildning ; S-HLR barn : hjärt-lungräddning barn för sjukvårdspersonal : kursbok med webbutbildning. Stockholm: Svenska rådet för hjärt-lungräddning.
*Wikström, J. (2018). Akutsjukvård: omvårdnad och behandling vid akut sjukdom eller skada. (Tredje upplagan). Lund: Studentlitteratur.

*The literature has been used in earlier courses.

Course offered by
Department of Health Sciences

CodeDescriptionGrade scaleHPStatusFrom periodTitle
0002SeminarU G#0.50MandatoryA14
0003High fidelity patient simualtionU G#0.50MandatoryA14
0004Assignment report in disaster medicineU G#0.50MandatoryA14
0006Written examU G VG *4.50MandatoryA15
0007Digital examination in obstetrics, gynekology and urologyU G#0.50MandatoryA15
0008CPR for infants and childrenU G#0.50MandatoryA15
0009CPRU G#0.50MandatoryA15