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Radiography I 7.5 credits

Radiografi I
First cycle, M0099H
Course syllabus valid: Spring 2021 Sp 3 - Present
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Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
U G#
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 + Swedish upper secondary school courses Mathematics 2a/2b/2c , General Science 2, Social Studies 1b/1a1 +1a2 (specifik entry A14). Or: Swedish upper secondary school courses Mathematics B, General Science B, Social Studies A (specifik entry 16)

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on final school grades or Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test.

Course Aim

After having completed the course the student will be able to:

  • Explain the key concepts within the primary field of radiography  
  • Describe the profession, skills and professional development of a radiology nurse
  • Explain theories, concepts and principles of ethics and the importance to the radiology nurse
  • Describe relevant laws and regulations of importance to the radiology nurse
  • Understand team collaboration between different professionals involved in the care chain
  • Carry out information searches and apply correct reference management

  • Radiography as the primary field for the radiology nurse
  • Professions, skills and areas of responsibility of the radiology nurse
  • Orientation within the radiology business
  • Patient safety, laws and regulations
  • Theories, concepts and principals of ethics of significance to radiography
  • Basic scientific training and information search
  • Placement

Teaching and learning take place through self-directed studies, study assignments, group discussions seminars and placements. Lectures are held in selected parts of the course. Participation in workshops, seminars and placements is compulsory. The content of the course components and its form of tuition are specifically targeted at the radiology nurse profession.


The course learning outcomes will be examined and assessed through submitted individual and/or group assignments, seminars and placement.

Achieving a Pass for the full course requires a Pass grade for all parts of the course and that all compulsory components have been completed.


A pass grade must be achieved for the Placement in this course in order to be able to do the placement in the next placement course, M0100H. 

A pass grade must be achieved in this course before you can be admitted to the course, Radiography with a specialisation in conventional x-ray.

This course includes components with placement training (placement components), covered by Special Regulations for Placement Training under a decision made by the head of department at the Department of Health Sciences, Luleå Technical University.

Transition terms

The programme syllabus applies from the spring semester 2020 for those students who are then admitted to the programme. The course coordinator and subject manager will approve  individual study plans for students who have been admitted to the previous programme syllabus and to resume studies after approved leave from studies in accordance with the current programme syllabus.

If a course is no longer provided or has undergone major changes, the students will be offered two opportunities for examination during the first year after the change has taken place and then once a year for another 2 years based on the official course syllabus that applied at registration.

Course M0099H equivalent to M0085H

Johan Kruse

Transition terms
The course M0099H is equal to M0085H

Literature. Valid from Spring 2021 Sp 3 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Ehrenberg, A., Wallin, L. & Edberg, A. (red.) (senaste upplaga) Omvårdnadens grunder Ansvar och utveckling. Lund: Studentlitteratur
Friberg, F. & Öhlén, J. (red.) (senaste upplaga). Omvårdnadens grunder Perspektiv och förhållningssätt. Lund: Studentlitteratur
Henricson, M. (red.) (senaste upplaga). Vetenskaplig teori och metod: från idé till examination inom omvårdnad. Lund: Studentlitteratur AB.
Sandman, L., & Kjellström, S. (senaste upplaga). Etikboken. Etik för vårdande yrken. Lund: Studentlitteratur AB.

Förteckning över obligatoriska artiklar anges i kursrummet.

Aspelin, P. & Pettersson, H. (red.) (senaste upplaga). Radiologi. (1. uppl.) Lund: Studentlitteratur.

Heise Löwgren, C. (red.) (senaste upplaga). Författningshandbok: för personal inom hälso- och sjukvården. Stockholm: Liber (Lagar och författningar kan även hämtas via nätet)

Reference literature may be added and is stated in the course room.

Course offered by
Department of Health Sciences

CodeDescriptionGrade scaleHPStatusFrom periodTitle
0001Clinical educationU G#1.50MandatoryS21
0002Assignment reportsU G#2.50MandatoryS21
0003SeminarsU G#3.50MandatoryS21

Syllabus established
by Dean of Department of Health Sciences 21 Feb 2020

Last revised
by Dean of Department of Health Sciences 21 Feb 2020