SYA2304 - Clinical Nursing for Exchange Students


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Practical training
Grade: Passed / Not Passed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Practical training 100/100

Course content

The course is taught in the 4th, 5th or 6th semester.

Nursing in Norway and the Norwegian health care system. Clinical nursing care for patients/clients in relevant parts of the Norwegian health services. Reflective and evidence-based nursing.

Learning outcome


The student:

  • has knowledge about nursing in Norway and the Norwegian health care system
  • has knowledge about nursing care for relevant patient groups and their families


The student:

  • plans and delivers safe and holistic nursing care based on an expected level of knowledge and experience
  • demonstrates a caring attitude and cultural sensitivity in the provision of nursing care
  • demonstrates ability to communicate and collaborate in a new cultural context

General competence:

The student:

  • reflects critically upon relevant aspects of nursing practice and suggests appropriate changes and options based on literature findings, including research
  • reflects upon similarities/differences in nursing care provided in Norway compared to their home country, using literature (including research) and experiences from their clinical placement in Norway

Learning methods and activities

  • Clinical placement (individual or in groups)
  • Lectures
  • Individual assignments
  • Group work and discussions
  • Reflection group

Compulsory assignments

  • Individual written assignments
  • Participation in Reflection Group
  • Individual reflection essay

Further on evaluation

Allowed absence is 10% in clinical placement.

All compulsory activities must be completed before a grade can be given. Mid and end of placement assessment will take place. A standardized assessment form will be used. If the student is in danger of not passing the clinical placement, a written notice should be given at least 3 weeks before the final assessment is due to take place. This should state clearly what the student needs to do in order to pass the clinical placement. If the student is awarded a "Not Passed" grade, the placement must be retaken at the home university.

Specific conditions

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

Required previous knowledge

Admission as an exchange student to the programme of study Bachelor in nursing (BSPL) is required

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SYT2304 15.0 AUTUMN 2022
SYG2304 15.0 AUTUMN 2022
More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: English

Location: Ålesund

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Health Sciences Ålesund


Examination arrangement: Practical training

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Practical training 100/100





Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Practical training 100/100
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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