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BRA320 Professional and behavioural aspects of patient care in radiography

Emneplan for studieåret 2021/2022


Learning Outcome

A student who has completed the course should have the following learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence.

The student...

  • has broad knowledge of and insight into criteria for professional practice and patient care in diagnostic imaging, nuclear medicine  and/or radiotherapy departments
  • has knowledge of the radiography profession´s history, future perspectives and research
  • is familiar with the welfare development in Norway
  • has knowledge about the value of Professional behavior and empathy in patient care
  • has knowledge about the skills needed to recognize and respond to cardiovascular emergencies
  • knows how to respond to the signs of an acute critical illness
  • is familiar with different approaches to quality improvement regarding patient care in diagnostic imaging, nuclear medicine or radiation therapy department
  • has knowledge of guidelines for research ethics

The student...

  • masters communicative and co-operative skills with multicultural, foreign language patients and professional
  • can reflect upon different ways in which healthcare workers themselves can influence health and social politics
  • masters documentation, assessment and improvement of the imaging / nuclear medicine/radiation therapy departments' care, and develops skills and abilities in ethical assessment of the choice of actions and priorities in their own professional practice
  • can discuss research findings and evidence based practice (EBP)
  • can discover and enlighten areas where patient care is not optimal and improvement is necessary
  • masters the first aider's role in case of a cardiovascular emergency and carry out cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • masters to create his/her own realistic case (in a Group)
  • masters to respond to the signs of an acute critical illness

General competence:
The student...

  • can plan and carry out a comprehensive approach to patient care (holistic and humanistic) in work in the healthcare team
  • substantiate the essence and main components of a counseling conversation vs. an informative and advisory one (e.g. student instruction, patients and relatives, co-workers, etc.)
  • can carry out a short-time practice-oriented research or clinical Quality Improvement Project (QIP), either independently or in collaboration with colleagues, to improve the quality of care
  • can present results of the quality assurance improvement project
  • can plan and carry out cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • can plan and carry out a simulation process