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Leadership, organization and development in psychiatric care 7.5 credits

Ledarskap, organisation och utveckling i psykiatrisk vård
Second cycle, O7074H
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2020 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
Second cycle
Grade scale
Subject group (SCB)
Nursing Science

Entry requirements


More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on 20-285 credits

Course Aim
After successfully completing the course, the student is expected to be able to:
  • reflect on and describe the organization’s importance for the psychiatric nursing work
  • reflect on and describe the nurse’s role as a leader in the psychiatric nursing work
  • identify needs and describe methods for systematic quality and patient safety work as well as continuous improvement work
  • describe, explain and critically review quantitative methods in the research process
  • apply applicable statutes and regulations - document scientifically

Research ethics
The nurse’s role as manager and leader in psychiatric care
Quality assurance work
Patient safety
Efforts for improvement
Quantitative method
Applicable statutes and regulations Scientific documentation and critical approach

Teaching and learning takes place by means of self-directed independent studies, lectures, labs, study assignments and seminars

The successful attainment of the objectives for the course is assessed via seminars and individual written exams.
The grading criteria for Pass or Pass with honors (G, VG) is stated in the Study Guide.

The course is offered as part of a second-cycle study program in specialist training to become a nurse in psychiatric care.

Åsa Engström

Transition terms
The course O7074H is equal to O7028H

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2020 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)

Course offered by
Department of Health Sciences

CodeDescriptionGrade scaleHPStatusFrom periodTitle
0001Seminar leadership, organization and developmentU G#3.00MandatoryA20
0002Written exam leadership,organizaion and developmentU G VG4.50MandatoryA20

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

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