Specialist Nursing -Theatre Care (60 ECTS credits)
The programme is run by the universities of Karlstad, Linköping and Jönköping at Falun, Jönköping, Karlstad, Linköping, Västerås and Örebro (rank three locations in priority order in your application). The programme is offered as full-time and patly distance education. Study groups meet regularly at the respective study location and at some on-campus meetings. A degree project related to the specialist area is required, 15 ECTS cr. Students study individually and/or in groups via a web-based platform, which requires computer skills. NB! Application must include certificates verifying your qualifications and be sent to Antagningsservice
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Form of Instruction
Students work on assignments individually and/or in groups, via a computer based platform. Instruction is also in the form of video conferences, streamed lectures and on campus seminars. There are 4 to 5 campus meetings of 2-4 days per semester in Karlstad In addition, there are degree project seminars.
Examination formats vary and may be oral or written, individual or in groups. Practical performance is also assessed. Examination usually takes place at the end of each course, module, or unit.
The programme includes Practical placement (18 weeks) in a county council hospital at the study location, where there is also an experienced student supervisor. Students may incur additional travel and accommodation expenses in connection with the training period.
Course of study
|Term 1||ECTS credits|
|Degree project: Theatre Care||(Compulsory)||15|
|The profession of theatre nurse||(Compulsory)||7.5|
|Theatre Care in Theory and Practice||(End semester: 2) (Compulsory)||22.5|
|Total ECTS credits: 30*|
|Term 2||ECTS credits|
|Managing and Developing Theatre care||(Compulsory)||7.5|
|Total ECTS credits: 7.5|
Elective course: Students are free to choose among certain alternative courses, often depending on their choice of specialisation.
Optional course: Students are free to choose any course offered at Karlstad University or at other universities. Courses listed are examples of recommended or frequently chosen courses for a specific programme.