Nursing Science, Global Health, 15 högskolepoäng
Nursing Science, Global Health, 15 credits
Kursplan för studenter vår 2019
Kurskod: HNHK16
Fastställd av: Utbildningschef 2017-04-06
Reviderad av: Utbildningschef 2018-08-31
Gäller fr.o.m.: 2018-10-01
Version: 5
Utbildningsnivå: Grundnivå
Utbildningsområde: Vård
Ämnesgrupp: OM1
Fördjupning: G1F
Huvudområde: Omvårdnad


Upon completion of the course the student should have the:

Kunskap och förståelse

In order to

Färdighet och förmåga

In order to

Värderingsförmåga och förhållningssätt

In order to


- nursing in a global perspective
- global burden of diseases
- communicable diseases
- agenda 2030 for sustainable development
- values and attitudes influencing nursing practice
- ethical and cultural values
- principles, methods and techniques in nursing
- theoretical principles of reflection
- systematic processes of reflection


The course is implemented in the form of individual studies, teaching sessions, group-work, seminars, clinical practice and at the skills labs.

Undervisningen bedrivs på engelska.


Passing grades in courses of 30 credits in the main subject of Nursing, including Scientific methods 7,5 credits (or the equivalent). For students enrolled in School of Health and Welfare’s partner universities, the eligibility requirement of the respective departments apply in accordance with the above qualifications (eller motsvarande kunskaper).

Examination och betyg

Kursen bedöms med betygen A, B, C, D, E, FX eller F.

The course is examined in:
Individual written assignment, seminars and other assigments and clinical placement.
Senior lecturer serves as the course examiner.

Poängregistrering av examinationen för kursen sker enligt följande system:
Individual written assignment4 hpA/B/C/D/E/FX/F
Clinical placement 120 h6 hpU/G
Seminars and other assignments5 hpU/G


Hours in clinical placement should be distributed evenly between the weeks.
Temporary interruption of a course

The School of Health and Welfare may suspend a student's participation in clinical training or other practical activities during the course if a student demonstrates gross unfitness/incompetence when applying skills. A student whose work-based training or other practical activities have been canceled due to gross inadequacy/incompetence may not continue study before the course director or examiner has verified and approved that the student has the knowledge and skills required. In connection with a decision on suspension, the decision will specify the grounds on which the suspension is based. After the decision an individual plan will be established for the student where knowledge and skills gaps are specified, the degree of support the student is entitled to, and the terms and date(s) for examination(s).


Nicholson, B., McKimm, J., Allen, A. (Eds). Global Health. London UK: SAGE.

Jasper, M. Beginning Reflective Practice. Hampshire UK: Cengage Learning.

United Nations. The Millennium Development Goals Report. Retrieved from www.un.org/millenniumgoals/2015_MDG_Report/pdf/MDG%202015%20rev%20(July%201)
United Nations. Transforming our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Retrieved from sustainabledevelopment.un.org/post2015/transformingourworld/publication

Research articles.

The most recent editions of the course literature should be used.