Nursing, Adults and elderly health I, clinical placement 7.5 Credits

Omvårdnad, Vuxna och äldres hälsa och ohälsa I, VFU
Second cycle, O7054H
Course syllabus valid: Spring 2019 Sp 3 - Present
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Syllabus established
by 18 Feb 2013

Last revised
by 31 Oct 2018

Education level
Second cycle
Grade scale
Subject group (SCB)
Nursing Science

Entry requirements

M7012H Public Health Science: In Primary Health Nursing 7.5 credits M7008H Medical Science: Pathophysiology in position to adults and old people 7.5 credits M7007H Medical Science: Pathophysiology in position to children and young people 7.5 credits O7055H Nursing Children and adolescents health and illness 7.5 credits, the part clinical education and training must be passed

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on 20-285 credits

Course Aim
The student should, on completion of the course, from an ethical attitude,
  • evaluate, plan, carry out and evaluate measures to promote health and prevent illness from a gender and cultural perspective
  • analyse, evaluate and explain individuals'/patients' needs for healthcare
  • suggest nursing and medical interventions in telephone counselling and clinical visits within primary health care
  • formulate research issues and explain their scientific theoretical basis
  • apply interview methodology in a target group
  • document scientifically
  • document care and nursing
  • critically review and evaluate research results
  • analyse the importance of interaction between different professionals
  • apply relevant laws and regulations
  • demonstrate self-knowledge and empathetic capability
  • identify needs for additional knowledge for continuous skill development

  • Ethics
  • Health Promotion
  • Assessment of care and nursing
  • Nursing interventions in health and illness
  • Telephone counselling
  • Medical assessments and measures
  • Interview methodology
  • Cooperation with other professions
  • Scientific documentation and critical review
  • Documentation of care and nursing
  • Current laws and regulations

Teaching and learning take place through individual studies, application of theoretical knowledge and placement. Placement takes place under supervision. Lectures will be given in selected course sections. Attendance is compulsory at laboratory sessions, seminars and placement.

•    Individual examination and seminar
•    Assessment of professional competence Grading criteria for Pass and Pass with distinction are stated in the study guide.
Only one transfer is given for the course with respect to the placement. If there are special circumstances, a further transfer can be granted. Special circumstances are those stated in regulations from the National Agency for Higher Education HSVFS 1999:1.

The course is given for second-cycle studies within the program Specialist Nurse in Primary Health Care.

This course, with clinical placement are subject to Special rules regarding clinical placement according to Head of Department decision.  

Passing this course constitutes specific entry requirements for placement courses.

Study supervision is provided in the course room in Canvas. 

Åsa Engström

Literature. Valid from Spring 2019 Sp 3 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
*Edberg, A-K., Ehrenberg, A., Friberg, F., Wallin, L., Wijk, H., & Öhlén, J. (Red.). (2013). Omvårdnad på avancerad nivå – kärnkompetenser inom sjuksköterskans specialistområden. Lund: Studentlitteratur.
*Fossum, B. (Red.). (2013). Kommunikation, samtal och bemötande. Lund: Studentlitteratur.
*Pilhammar, E. (Red.). (2012). Pedagogik inom vård och handledning. Lund: Studentlitteratur.
*Pellmer, K., Wramner, B., & Wramner, H. (2012). Grundläggande folkhälsovetenskap. Stockholm: Liber.
*Polit, D.F., & Beck, C.T. (2016). Nursing research: generating and assessing evidence for nursing practice (10th ed.). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
*Raadu, G. (Red.). (senaste upplagan). Författningshandbok för personal inom hälso-och sjukvård. Stockholm: Liber.
*Wiklund Gustin, L. & Bergbom, I. (red.) (2017). Vårdvetenskapliga begrepp i teori och praktik. (2: a uppl.). Lund: Studentlitteratur AB

*Literature has been used in earlier courses.

List of scientific articles and theses is in the study guide.
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