Division of Nursing and Medical Technology

Nursing is an extensive and important discipline in health care. Nursing care concerns meeting people who consult health care in a way that maintains the person's experiences of participation, continuity, integrity and self-determination. Nursing care also reflects the patient's expectations and focuses on the unique persons resources and capabilities to experience well-being.


The Division of Nursing is responsible for courses in nursing, Medical Technlogy and psychology in the nursing program. The courses are held at basic, advanced and postgraduate level. The core competencies among nurses include person-centered care, patient/ care safety, informatics, team collaboration, evidence-based care and quality improvement.


Postgraduate Diploma Programme in Specialist Nursing

Masters Education

Since the subject of nursing was established in 2004; the research within the Division of Nursing at the Department of Health Sciences, Luleå University of Technology, has focused on a number of research areas. A common focus of our research in the division are applied research, where the understanding of the person's needs at various health problems and how these can be prevented is important. The research also commonly have had a focus on understanding  the ill person's life-world or daily life. Another focus is the importance of various health and nursing interventions, and what these means in the context of health care. At the Division of Nursing we are all nurses with master's degree in nursing and we possess pedagogical education. Many of us have a specialist nursing degree. In our division we have positions of professors, associate professors, senior lecturers, lecturers and / or PhD students.


Nursing can be studied as a separate course and it is also possible to study for a doctoral degree in Nursing


The Division conducts research in nursing.


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Eva Lindgren

Senior Lecturer, Head of Division
Luleå University of Technology
Division of Nursing and Medical Technology
Department of Health Sciences
+46 (0)920 492219