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Leadership and development in nursing 7.5 credits

Omvårdnadens ledning och utveckling
First cycle, O0069H
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2019 Sp 1 - Present
The version indicates the term and period for which this course syllabus is valid. The most recent version of the course syllabus is shown first.

Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
U G VG *
Subject group (SCB)
Nursing Science

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 O0055H Fundamental principles in nursing, 7,5 credits O0047H Nursing: Health, 7,5 credits O0003H Nursing, Nursing Interventions, 7,5 credits O0004H Nursing, Environment and Prevention in Primary Health Care, 7,5 credits O0068H Nursing , Nurse-client interaction, 7,5 credits O0005H Nursing, Health and Suffering in illness, 7,5 credits O0006H Nursing, Nursing in Elderly Care, 7.5 credits O0019H Nursing in Psyciatric ill-health, 7.5 credits O0022H Nursing, Nursing Primary Care, 7.5 credits/O0029H Nursing, Nursing in medical/surgical disease, 7.5 credits O0072H Nursing, The illness experience I 7.5 credits O0071H Nursing, The illness experience II 7.5 credits A0018H Psychology in position to Nursing, 7.5 credits

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on 1-165 credits.

Course Aim
The student should, on completion of the course, with an ethical approach:
  • describe and reflect on the care culture's importance for nursing
  • define and describe the domain and responsibility of the nurse
  • describe, reflect on and argue for the responsibility and role of the nurse regarding leading and distributing the nursing work and interacting with other professions
  • critically review the organisation of health care and suggest changes with relevance to nursing
  • describe and apply methods for quality assurance and change management
  • describe and apply relevant laws and regulations for the field

  • Care culture
  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Organization models
  • Evidence-based nursing
  • Change management
  • Patient safety
  • Current laws and regulations

Teaching and learning take place through individual studies, seminars and lectures. Lectures are given in selected course sections. Participation in seminars is compulsory.

Individual written examination, seminar and assignment report.

Grading criteria for Pass and Pass with distinction are stated in the study guide.

The course is given for first-cycle studies within the nursing programme. Study guide is provided in the course room in Canvas.

Eva Lindgren

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2018 Sp 1
*Ehrenberg, A., & Wallin, L. (2014) Omvårdnadens grunder – Ansvar och utveckling. Lund: Studentlitteratur.
Henricsson, M. (Red.). (2017). Vetenskaplig teori och metod. Lund: studentlitteratur
Kihlgren, M. (Red.). (2009). Sjuksköterska med uppdrag att leda. Lund: Studentlitteratur.
*Raadu, G. (Red.). (senaste uppl.). Författningshandbok. För personal inom hälso- och sjukvård. Stockholm: Liber.
Rönnberg, L. (2016). Hälso- och sjukvårdsrätt. Lund: Studentlitteratur.
*Willman, A., Stoltz, P., & Bahtsevani, C. (2016). Evidensbaserad omvårdnad - en bro mellan forskning och klinisk verksamhet. Lund: Studentlitteratur
*Wheelan, S.A. (2017). Att skapa effektiva team. Lund: Studentlitteratur.

*Literature from previously completed courses.

List of elective literature, articles and theses is in the study guide.

Course offered by
Department of Health Sciences

CodeDescriptionGrade scaleCrStatusFrom periodTitle
0004Individual written examU G VG *5.00MandatoryA14
0005SeminarU G#1.00MandatoryA14
0007Assignment reportU G#1.50MandatoryA19

Syllabus established
by 04 Aug 2009

Last revised
by 26 Feb 2019