VPP2012D - Supervised Practicum in Mental Health Ward


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assessment of Practicum
Grade: Passed/Failed

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

Course content

Nursing of patients with psychiatric disorders
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

Knowledge - the student:
has knowledge about factors that influence basic needs in acutely, critically and chronically ill patients with psychiatric disorders
Skills- the student:
participates in nursing interventions in accordance with requirements of sound and knowledge-based practice for acutely, critically and chronically ill patients with psychiatric disorders
reflects on personal and professional development
undertakes data collection, reporting and documentation related to a decline in basic needs
performs nursing interventions for people regardless of gender, age, religion or nationality

General competence- the student:
takes part in discussions about professional and ethical problems
shows the ability to participate in practical inter-professional cooperation structures for nursing practice
performs nursing interventions in accordance with ethical requirements and guidelines

Learning methods and activities

Learning by experience, reflection and tutoring individually and in groups.

Mandatory coursework requirements:
See assessment portfolio

Further on evaluation

Re-sit examination:
Students who don't pass, can get another try after contacting the leader of the study.
See curriculum for study unit 2 for spesific criterias.

Specific conditions

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

Required previous knowledge

SPL 1012D
SPL 1092D
VPK2002D - Supervised Practicum 1 (Surgical Ward)or VPM2002D- Supervised Practicum 1 (Medical Ward)

Course materials

Litterature in the curriculum for study unit 2

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
VPP2012 15.0
More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

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 form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
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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