SPL2031 - Pathology


This course is no longer taught and is only available for examination. For a complete course description, see previous academic years.

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 hours E

Course content

General pathology and pharmacology Cardiovascular and blood diseases Diseases in the nervous system and the skeletal and muscular system Diseases in the respiratory organs and ear-nose-throat (ENT) diseases Diseases in endocrine organs, diabetes mellitus Diseases in the digestive system and nutritional needs during illness Kidney and urinary tract diseases, fluid/electrolyte and acid/base disorders Traumatology, injuries/intoxications and first aid Gynaecology and paediatrics

Learning outcome

The student has knowledge about: -causes, symptoms/signs, diagnostics and treatment of damages and diseases in the organ systems. -general and special pharmacology, including indication, effects and side-effects of drugs in order to maintain patient safety -nutrition and its effect on health, disease and treatment

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, Group Works, Exercises, Reflection Reflection and group work will be included in the use of advanced patient simulators.

Further on evaluation

Ordinary re-sit, see exam plan.

Specific conditions

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

Required previous knowledge







Course materials

Courselitterature is shown in the curriculum for 2. course

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SPL2022 15.0
SPL2041 15.0
SPL2031D 10.0
More on the course



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


Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Nursing and Midwife
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Health Sciences Gjøvik


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn UTS School exam (1) 100/100 E 2021-09-17 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
M433-Eksamensrom 4.etg Mustad, Inngang A 1
Spring ORD School exam (2) 100/100 E 2022-01-25 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
M438 Eksamensrom 4.etg, Inngang D Mustad, Inngang D 20
  • * 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.
  • 1) Denne eksamen skal avvikles på Campus
  • 2) Denne eksamen skal avvikles på Campus

For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"

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