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Supervision in care, social care and rehabilitation 7.5 credits

Handledning i vård, socialt arbete och rehabilitering
First cycle, S0019H
Course syllabus valid: Spring 2020 Sp 3 - Present
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Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
U G VG *
Health Pedagogics
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 In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education. Requirements are also a bachelor in physiotherapy, occupational therapy, nursing, radiographic nurse, biomedical analysist, dietitian, speech therapist or equivalent education.

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on 1-165 credits.

Course Aim
On completing the course the student should, from a scientific foundation and on the basis of current laws and regulations and with an ethical approach, be able to:

Explain theories in education and their influence on the interaction between supervisor and students in work placement training.
Explain and compare various models and their consequences on supervision.
Reflect over and, using an educational strategy, assess their own roles and perspectives on supervision.
Describe the importance of reflection for learning in work placement training (VFU).


- Education theories
- Models for supervision
- Communication
- Profession ethics and professional ethical guidelines.


The course is structured as a distance course and is conducted on a part-time basis. It is a single-subject course. The course builds on the student’s previous experiences and active knowledge acquisition.  Teaching and learning via independent studies, written assignments and seminars. Lectures are given on selected course segments. The course requires mandatory attendance  at  seminars and examination seminars.


Individual written report and seminar.
Grading criteria for Pass and Pass with Distinction are stated in the study guide.

The course is given at first-cycle level. Study guidance can be found in the Canvas course room.

Transition terms

The course replaces HFT616.

Birgitta Lindberg

Transition terms
The course S0019H is equal to HFT616

Literature. Valid from Spring 2020 Sp 3 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Bie, K. (latest edition). Reflektionshandboken. Malmö: Gleerups utbildning AB.
Eide, T., & Eide, H. (latest edition). Kommunikation i praktiken – relationer samspel och etik inom socialt arbete, vård och omsorg. Malmö: Liber.
Lauvås, H., & Handal, G., (latest edition). Handledning och praktisk yrkesteori. Lund: Studentlitteratur.
Mogensen, E., Thorell Ekstrand, I., & Löfmark, A. (latest edition): Klinisk utbildning I högskolan – perspektiv och utveckling. Lund: Studentlitteratur.

Additional scientific articles and theses may be added

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Course offered by
Department of Health Sciences

CodeDescriptionGrade scaleHPStatusFrom periodTitle
0012Study assignment with seminarU G#1.50MandatoryA16
0013Individual written report and seminarU G VG *4.50MandatoryA17
0014Study assignment with seminarU G#1.50MandatoryA17

Syllabus established
by 15 May 2007

Last revised
by 30 Oct 2019