The Division of Nursing is responsible for courses in nursing 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.
Nursing is the main area of
Postgraduate Diploma Programme in Specialist Nursing
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.
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.