VPP2012D - Supervised Practicum in Mental Health Ward


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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2023

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Nursing and Midwife
Contact information


Examination arrangement: Assessment of Practicum

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
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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