HEL418 Organization and innovation in health services
HEL423 Advanced mapping and assessment
After having completed the course students will:
be able to analyse and problematize the concepts of health, the body, life style, and quality of life related to chronic health failure
have advanced knowledge on physical, psychological, social, and existential aspects of chronic health failure in different phases of life
have advanced knowledge of symptoms in chronic health failure and assessment of complex patient situations in interaction with patients, relatives , and interdisciplinary professional groups
be able to assess and make use of clinical mapping tools
be able to make use of theories on quality of life, stress, mastering and behaviour which contributes to health through planning and development of clinical interventions
be able to contribute to re-thinking, initiating, and participating in innovation processes related to chronic health failure
Physical, psychological, social, and existential aspects in chronic health failure
Health, body, and life style
Symptoms in chronic illness
Sociocultural perspectives in chronic health failure and physical disability
Quality of life
Clinical mapping tools
Teaching methods and workload
Online studies, lectures, literature studies, group work, and clinical studies. Parts of the teaching are compulsory - see the course pamphlet for a detailed description.
The course has an expected workload of 405 hours.
Passed course requirements
Compulsory attendance requirements met
Carried out clinical studies
For further description of the requirements, please see the course pamphlet.
Assessment methods and criteria
A graded written individual take-home examination.
The examination assignment will be handed out at the beginning of the semester and the student can work on it throughout the semester. The assignment must be submitted at a set deadline.
The study programme manager, in consultation with the student representative, decides the method of evaluation and whether the courses will have a midterm- or end of term evaluation, see also the Quality System, section 4.1. Information about evaluation method for the course will be posted on Canvas.