Current active subject description (last updated 2024/25)
Clinical Practice: Patients with Acute, Critical or Chronic Diseases part 2: Specialist Health Care Services
PRA2030
Current active subject description (last updated 2024/25)

Clinical Practice: Patients with Acute, Critical or Chronic Diseases part 2: Specialist Health Care Services

PRA2030

It is expected that the student:

Knowledge

  • Can demonstrate and communicate broad knowledge of the most common diseases (in the current ward), symptoms, pharmacology/medications, examination and treatment in a clinical pathway
  • Can demonstrate understanding and express knowledge of the comorbid patient's health condition and how it is affected by acute, chronic and/or long-term illness

Skills

  • Can demonstrate progression in independence and administer nursing care to a group of patients by systematically observing, assessing, implementing, evaluating and documenting appropriate nursing interventions
  • Can make reports and lead medical rounds, and delegate tasks when appropriate
  • Can demonstrate skills in the practice of pre-, per- and post-operative nursing when applicable
  • Can quality assure and perform medication management in a professionally responsible manner
  • Can perform and master the most common procedures in the department, as well as master infection control routines, medical equipment, technology and digital solutions in a professionally responsible manner
  • Can practice and master professional communication in interaction with patients, relatives and co-workers.
  • Can carry out interdisciplinary, interprofessional and interagency collaboration, and apply knowledge to implement targeted measures to ensure safe transfer of patients between different levels of care

General competence

  • Demonstrates an increasing ability to think critically, and identifies and reflects on ethical and legal challenges in nursing practice.
  • Is able to reflect on his/her own nursing identity, as well as his/her own and others' nursing practice, and shows willingness and commitment to develop and adjust his/her own nursing competence under supervision.
  • Can demonstrate responsibility, commitment and follow professional ethical guidelines in meetings with patients, relatives and co-workers
In addition to semester fees and literature on the reading list, costs must be expected regarding additional housing, travel expenses etc. in relation to supervised professional training cf. Nord University’s guidelines.
Compulsory. Supervised professional training study