VPH3012D - Supervised practicum in community health care


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assessment of Practicum
Grade: Passed / Not Passed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Assessment of Practicum 100/100

Course content

  • 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

  • Tutoring simulation
  • 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 program director.

Assessment form: See criterias in curriculum for study unit 3.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required.

Required previous knowledge

VPK2012D Supervised practicum 2 (surgical ward) or VPM2012D Supervised practicum 2 (medical ward) or VPP2012D 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:  AUTUMN 2023

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Health Sciences Gjøvik


Examination arrangement: Assessment of Practicum

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Assessment of Practicum 100/100





Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Assessment of Practicum 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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