SPL2012 - Clinical Nursing 2


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Home examination 100/100 6 days A

Course content

Nursing - field and function II:
Nursing - function and responsibility II
Nursing - field , theories and models II
The work process, decision-making processes and documentation processes of nursing II

Basic nursing II:
Main concepts in clinical nursing II
The patient and relatives perspective II

Nursing of acutely, critically, long-term and chronically ill patients II:
Nursing of somatic and mental illnesses
Nursing of patients in different phases of life
Organisation and management in the specialist health services

Knowledge-based nursing II:
Ethics II
Health legislation II
Knowledge-based practice II
Research and science II

Learning outcome

- the student:

Knows methodological principles in research
Accounts for the literature survey as a method
Accounts for the nursing field`s perspective on humanity, relational and moral dimensions
Accounts for the theoretical perspective in nursing
Accounts for the elements in knowledge-based practice
Shows comprehensive knowledge about the maintenance of the patient`s basic needs in the examination of illness
Accounts for the nursing of acutely, critical, long-term and chronically ill patients, based on work, decision-making and documentation processes
Accounts for the teaching, health-promoting and preventative aspect`s significance for acutely, critically, long-term and chronically ill patients
Has knowledge about organisation and management in the specialist health services
Shows insight into health legislation`s regulation of duties and rights among the actors in the health services

- the student:

Is methodical in written work
Is structured in searches and the critical review
Identifies and accounts for ethical challenges and argues for different alternatives of action
Analyses and discusses professional, legal and ethical issues in patient-related situations
Utilises main concepts in the description of the responsibility and function of the nursing profession
Utilises recognised professional and research literature as sources of knowledge related to nursing in simulations involving patients and their relatives
Shows the ability to engage in creative collaboration about development of an innovative idea as a concrete problem

General competence
- the student:

Shows understanding of the significance of proffesional development, research and innovation connected to clinical nursing
Shows insight into his/her own and others` understanding of reality (including faith, cultural and ethnic background and perspectives on health)
Shows insight into the significance of different sources of knowledge as a basis for knowledge-based nursing
Shows insight into patient safety as an important element in professional trustworthiness in nursing
Shows insight into the mutual connection between illness, age and social life in a nursing perspective

Learning methods and activities

Further information - in addition:
Written and oral works individual and in groups.

Mandatory coursework requirements:
- Three mandatory Requirements.For more information, see the Curriculum, course 2 for more information.

Compulsory assignments

  • Three mandatory requirements

Further on evaluation

Individual Home Exam, 6 working days

Re-sit examination:
Ordinary, see the Exam schedule

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Nursing (BSPLD)
Nursing (BSPLH)

Required previous knowledge

VP2002 - Supervised Practicum 1 (VPK: Surgical Ward, VPM:  Medical Ward, VPP: Mental Health Ward)

Course materials

See complete reference list in the Curriculum, course 2

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SPL2012D 10.0
More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  10.0 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Term no.: 2
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Medicine, Health and Social Studies.
  • Nursing and Midwife
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Health Sciences Gjøvik



Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn UTS Home examination 100/100 A

Release 2020-12-09

Submission 2020-12-17

Release 09:00

Submission 11:00

Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Home examination 100/100 A

Release 2021-03-18

Submission 2021-03-26

Release 09:00

Submission 11:00

Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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