norsk norsk&engelsk / norwegian&english

Course Description PRU1001 - Preparation for Clinical Practice 1 (2005/2006)

ECTS Credits6
DurationAutumn and Spring
Full time students; autumn and spring. Part time students; autumn and autumn.

The student:
- is able to identify deficiencies regarding respiration and circulation, and able to perform basic resuscitation
- has knowledge regarding basic principles of nursing and conditions for acceptable and justifiable nursing activities
- is able to perform basic nursing activities under supervision
- is able to explain principles of skin cleaning
- is conscious about the hands as a mean to non-verbal communication  (source)
- has knowledge about principles of performing basic nursing activities


Preparation to and reflection upon Introduction Practice. Skills training in the version of work and moving skills, principles in hygiene, making the beds, arranging of meal/mouth care, assistance in the toilet call, observation of the heart rate/blood pressure/temperature/ respiration and first aid/ basic heart – lung rescue, s.c. injections, i.m. injections, Methods of implementation of a woman catheter.

Study MethodsLectures, Laboratory Work, Mandatory Assignments, Reflection
Evaluation of Laboratory Exercise(s)
Grading SystemPassed / Failed
Course RequirementsParticipation in preparation for clinical practic Assigments