Bachelor's degree, full-time studies

Paramedic, full-time studies


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Working Life Skills
Professional Growth
Orientation to UAS Studies 2
Professional Development 1  
Networking with Working Life 1  
Graduating to Working Life 1      
Bachelor's Thesis
Idea and planning phase 5    
Implementation 5    
Evaluation and publishing 5    
Language and Communication Studies
Professional communication 5
English for Social and Health Care 5  
Swedish for Social and Health Care 5  
Professional Bases of Nursing and Emergency Care
Anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology 5
Safety in Nursing 5
Basics of Nursing Skills 5
Practical training: Professional basics of nursing 10
Promotion of Health and Wellbeing in Emergency Care
Clienthood in health care 5  
The operational environment in nursing 5  
Teaching and supervising in nursing 5  
Medical and Surgical Nursing in Emergency Care
Nursing in internal medicine 5  
Surgical and perioperative nursing 5  
Nursing in acute and intensive care 5  
Practical training: Nursing within internal surgery 15  
Gerontological Nursing and Mental Health and Substance Abuse Work in Emergency Care
Gerontological nursing 5  
Care for mental health work and alcohol and drug abusers 5  
Practical training: Gerontological nursing and mental health and substance abuse work 15  
Family- and Community-centred Nursing in Emergency Care
Prenatal and Family-Centred Nursing 5    
Community-centred nursing 5    
Practical training: Family- and community-centred nursing 15    
Evidence-based Nursing in Emergency Care
Research and Development 5    
Entrepreneurship and Leadership 5    
Complementary Competence, Emergency Care
(Select 75 ECTS)
Bases of Expertise in Emergency Care
Bases of Emergency Care 10      
Service System in Emergency Care and Bases of Leadership 5      
Use of Emergency Technology 5      
Practical Training: Bases of Emergency Care 10      
Expertise of Emergency Nurse
Special Competence in Emergency Nursing 5      
Authority Cooperation and Operative Management 5      
Assessment Of Competence 5      
Practical Training: Special Competence in Emergency Care 15      
Free-Choice Electives
(Select 15 ECTS)
Orientation to Student Exchange 3                                                  
English preparatory course 5                                                  
Swedish preparatory course 5                                                  
Medication Mathematics 2                                                  
Client-Centredness in Operational Environments of Emergency Care 5      
Special Situations in Emergency Care 5      
Practical training: Ergonomics and Safety in Patient Transfers 5                                                  
Practical training: Supervision in nursing 5                                                  
Optional practical training 5    
Leadership and Managerial Competences
Human resource management and labour law 5                                                  
Managing wellbeing at work 5                                                  
Johtamisen ajankohtaisteema 5                                                  
Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competences
From idea to innovation 5                                                  
Consumer oriented innovation process 5                                                  
New Venture Creation and Marketing 5                                                  
Practical Training
ECTS credits per period / semester / academic year 3270621032264425371003202622222518.518.51000

The curriculum has been planned so that the student completes 60 ECTS credits per academic year and 30 ECTS credits per semester

Due to the timing of optional and elective courses, credit accumulation per semester / academic year may vary.

Emergency nurses are registered as nurses. An emergency nurse’s studies are based on a general nurse’s studies and completed by an emergency nurse’s studies. The minimum requirements of a registered nurse’s professional competence are defined in the directive (2013/55/EU) on recognition of professional competence by the European Union. Nurse education is based on the common competences of all Bachelor’s degrees and the national minimum requirements on a general nurse’s competence drawn by the Future of Nurse Education –project (2013).

In the first study year you familiarize with the professional bases of nursing and emergency care, promotion of wellbeing and health in emergency care and strengthen your professional communication skills. In the Professional Bases of Nursing – practical training you apply your knowledge on clinical nursing.

In the second year you strengthen your competence in clinical nursing. The modules of the second year are: Medical and Surgical Nursing in Emergency Care, Gerontological Nursing and Mental Health and Substance Abuse Work in Emergency Care. Both competence entities include guided clinical practical training.

In the third year you strengthen further your competence in clinical nursing. The module Family- and community-centered nursing in emergency care and the related practice. You strengthen your competence in Evidence-based Nursing in Emergency Care and start your thesis work.

During the third and the fourth study years you increase your competence in the bases of emergency care, in the service systems of emergency care, in the bases of leadership, in the special competence in emergency care, in authority cooperation and operative leadership and free-choice electives to develop your expertise in emergency care. During the fourth year you advance to the planning and implementation phase of your thesis.