VPH3012 - Supervised practicum in community health care


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assessment of Practicum
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Evaluert praksis 100/100

Course content

Subject themes:

Nursing of patients who receive municipal health services

The ethical competence of the nursing profession

Disease prevention and health-promoting work

Teaching and supervision

Organisation and leadership in nursing

Professional and quality development in nursing

Learning outcome

Expected learning outcomes:Knowledge - the student:

has knowledge about disease treatment and prevention, and health-promoting work in the municipal health service

has knowledge about legislation and regulations that regulate responsibilities and coordination in the health services

Skills - the student:

shows readiness to act in disease prevention and health-promoting work in the municipal health service

masters nursing interventions in accordance with requirements of sound and knowledge-based practice

teaches, supervises and informs different target groups in the municipal health service

leads and manages nursing to groups of patients and members of staff under supervision

shows the ability to approach the practice field, his/her own practice of nursing and his/her own learning process in a critical, innovative and analytical manner

utilises relevant knowledge and research results and connects them to quality development in practice

masters data collection and reporting

masters electronic documentation and communication of patient-related information between different service levels and areas

shows insight into how e-health can contribute to increased involvement of patients and their relatives in healthcare

ensures the provision of holistic nursing to people regardless of gender, age, religion or nationality

shows insight into ongoing professional and quality development projects in the relevant clinical area

General competence - the student:

initiates discussions about professional and ethical problems

shows the ability to participate in practical cooperation structures for a sound nursing practice

shows the ability to engage in purposeful inter-professional cooperation

behaves, cooperates and practices nursing in accordance with ethical requirements and guidelines for nursing

Learning methods and activities

Participate in holistic nursing practice
Medication management
Management of nursing practice
Required written work
requirements Course
Requirements according to assessment of practicum
See further information in Blackboard

Further on evaluation

Re-sit examination:
By agreement with the study program director

Specific conditions

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

Required previous knowledge

SPL2031 - Pathology
SPL2041 - Pathology - psychiatry

VPK2012 - Supervised Practicum 2 (Surgical Ward)
or VPM2012 - Supervised Practicum 2 (Medical Ward)
or VPP2012 - Supervised Practicum 2 (Mental Health Ward)

More on the course



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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

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: Assessment of Practicum

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Evaluert praksis 100/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Evaluert praksis 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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