On completion of the course, the student will be able to:
explain pathophysiology, diagnostics and treatment of dementia
explain principles of nursing patients with dementia
independently plan nursing and follow-up of nursing
explain support strategies for the family of the patient
demonstrate ability to identify and reflect on ethical issues in nursing
Nursing patients with dementia
Current research in the area
Cohort group work
Introduction to course, seminars, study assignments with written and oral presentation
The aims of the course are examined continuously during the course in the form of oral and written assignments - examinations occur individually and in groups. When there is examination in groups the student shall participate actively with knowledge and reflection.
A student who has failed examination is entitled to retake the examination four times (= a total of five examinations). After five failed examinations, the student may lose his/her guaranteed place in the education. The Committee for Undergraduate Education can, if special circumstances apply, admit additional examination. Participation in an examination is counted as one examination. Submission of so called "blank" exam is counted as examination. According to chapter 6, sections 21-22 of the Higher Education Ordinance (1993:100), the student have the right to change examiner on request after two failed examinations.