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SS300115 - Social Science II

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 4 hours E

Course content

Communication, management and conflict resolution (1.5 credits)
- Interprofessional cooperation skills
- Clinical management and team development - microsystems
- Conflict understanding and conflict resolution
- Change and improvement competencies - service innovation

Sociology (0,5 credit)
- The concept of institution
- Welfare - participation

Health policy and health legislation (3 credits)
- Public health - health promotion in the health and care services
- Health policy priorities
- Health development - reforms and research
- Health legislation and labour legislation
- Organization, administration and management of the health and care services
- Value conflicts and goal conflicts: quality, efficiency and integrity
- The health and care services as a workplace
- Collaboration, coordination and cooperation

Learning outcome

Learning outcome - Knowledge:
After completing the course the student should have knowledge of:
- perspectives, concepts and methods in social sciences
- public health and welfare
- the legal basis for the health and care services and the main features of the labour legislation
- management at different levels of the health and care services
- the concept of institution

Learning outcome - skills:
After completing the course the student should be able to:
- explain key legal provisions in health laws and the working environment act
- collaborate and cooperate with colleagues, other professionals and across services
- be prepared to lead a group
- initiate measures to improve Quality and patient safety
- contribute to conflict resolution

Leraning outcome - general competence:
After completing the course the student should be able to:
- engage in health policy issues
- show a critical and analytical attitude to the development in health and care services
- recognize the importance of clinical leadership
- see connections between value conflicts in health and care services and role conflicts in professional practice
- use health services research in their professional practice

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, individual work, group work, submission of assignments and oral presentations. 

Compulsory activities:

Compulsory attendance and participation in group work and presentation within all three themes.

Approved compulsory activities are valid until the year after the completion of the program. If the course code changes, special rules apply.

Compulsory assignments

  • Group work with presentation

Further on evaluation

5 hours individual, written exam. All the three parts must be passed to pass the exam.

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 (050SY)

Required previous knowledge

Passed all courses in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd semester in order to be enrolled in the course.

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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  5.0 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)
  • Health Science
  • Social Sciences
  • Nursing and Midwife
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Health Sciences Ålesund

Phone:

Examination

Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Spring ORD Written examination 100/100 E INSPERA
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.
Examination

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