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Blog: Experiencing the elderly care in Iceland

Published: 27 April 2015

Therese Oja, Sara Reimhagen and Adam Wedin are students in the nursing program. They will do their clinical education abroad. For one month, they will stay in Akureyri, Iceland, to study at the elderly closer. Follow their experiences through the blog LTU Island.

– We would stay within Scandinavia and then differs Island most of the other countries, with nature, the environment and the people. It will be very interesting to experience how elderly care work, says Therese Oja.

Together, they rented a vacation home that they'll share for four weeks. One option that was a little more expensive, but there was everything, and they do not have to share common areas with others.

During the week, they gather material for his B-essay on nursing interventions based on a patient's needs.
- It will be very interesting to see how communication will work, says Sara Reimhagen.
- It will be a challenge and at the same time very instructive, continuing Adam Wedin.

They go fourth semester of the Nursing and makes its placement on the Island from May 1 to May 29