Main field(s) of study and in-depth level:
Caring Sciences G2F
Explanation of codes
The code indicates the education cycle and in-depth level of the course in relation to other courses within the same main field of study according to the requirements for general degrees:
G1N: has only upper-secondary level entry requirements
G1F: has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
G1E: contains specially designed degree project for Higher Education Diploma
G2F: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
G2E: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements, contains degree project for Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science
GXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified
A1N: has only first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
A1F: has second-cycle course/s as entry requirements
A1E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (60 credits)
A2E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (120 credits)
AXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified
Fail (U), Pass (G)
The Educational Board of Medicine
A Bachelor's degree in pharmacy, occupational therapy, audiology, biomedical laboratory science, dietetics, physiotherapy, speech therapy, medicine, psychology, radiography, nursing, social work or dentistry.
The course gives basic knowledge of how to supervise students on placement in the care sector in their care of patients. The course focuses on theory and practice of supervision, with emphasis on the supervisor's educational role in as well supervising as in providing feedback and assessing the students' achievement during placement.
On completion of the course, the course participants should be able to:
apply governing documents for supervision during placement
apply a student centered approach
apply educational strategies in clinical supervision models
apply assessment process during placement
Governing documents for placement in university education
Supervision and the supervisor's aproach
Educational strategies in supervision
Assessment process during placement
The teaching is given as literature studies, lectures, group assignments, seminars, role plays and written study assignments. The teaching can be partly web-based.
Examination takes place continuously during the course as active participation in practical sessions, discussions and written study assignments. If there are special reasons for doing so, an examiner may make an exception from the method of assessment indicated and allow a student to be assessed by another method. An example of special reasons might be a certificate regarding special pedagogical support from the University's disability coordinator.