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Qualification profile

Competencies - the student can:

  • independently prepare project proposals for mono- as well as interdisciplinary development projects
  • implement development projects in relation to clinical nursing
  • develop and implement evidence-based knowledge
  • evaluate clinical practices and, on that basis, initiate and manage projects targeting quality development and evidence-based organisation of clinical nursing
  • develop new methods and solutions to problems in relation to clinical nursing
  • disseminate knowledge in writing and orally on a scientific, academic and general level
  • independently carry out management, teaching and educational functions and dissemination tasks related to their own disciplines and other healthcare professionals
  • reflect and critically assess, as well as take a stance on organisational and health policy plans and decisions

Skills – the student can:

  • master systematic information searches in relation to issues in clinical practice
  • initiate, organize and direct quality improvement in clinical practice, both at the strategic, tactical and operational level
  • assess and initiate project work and participate in research
  • critically evaluate and select health educational principles and methods in relation to user involvement, user-driven innovation and patient education
  • disseminate knowledge on a scientific, academic and general level, both in writing and orally
  • engage, discuss and critically evaluate user involvement and patient education

Knowledge - the student has:

  • knowledge and understanding of social, organisational, managerial, economic, legal and technological conditions that can be understood and reflected on in relation to issues in clinical nursing
  • knowledge of national and international research and can relate to scientific studies relevant to clinical nursing in a critical manner
  • knowledge about and can critically relate to user involvement, digitisation and technological approaches in clinical nursing 
  • knowledge about theoretical scientific positions, ethics and methodological development and research approaches in relation to the understanding of issues in clinical practice
  • knowledge of and able to relate to health, natural, human and social science theories and methods in order to be able to participate in research projects, communicate and implement research-based knowledge in the clinical practice, including the involvement of client and healthcare professionals’ perspectives.
  • knowledge about the complex processes surrounding scientific issues in order to be able to work with and formulate scientific issues relevant to clinical nursing.