HMS0506 – Patient Clinic Safety

Changes in the course due to coronavirus

Autumn 2020 the exams of most courses at the MN Faculty will be conducted as digital home exams or oral exams, using the normal grading scale. The semester page for your course will be updated with any changes in the form of examination.

See general guidelines for examination at the MN Faculty autumn 2020.

Course content

In this course, we will provide you with basic knowledge about the various risks when working in a patient clinic. You will meet different patient groups and work processes. When studying/working in a clinic you will need knowledge of methods and equipment that you need to perform the work in a manner safe to yourself, the patients and your colleagues. Work will in varying degrees lead you in contact with infectious agents, chemicals, radiation, and different human behavior.

After completing the course you will be able to consider various risk factors and implement measures to create a safe working environment in a clinic.

Learning outcome

After completing the course you should have knowledge of:

  • Basic protection from communicable diseases
  • Put in place suitable protective measures to protect from communicable diseases
  • How to treat infectious waste
  • Where to find information about personal protective gear
  • Which medical instruments in a clinic that can cause radiation damage
  • How to assess the risk of radiation
  • How to find information on protection against radiation damage
  • Introduction on how to act when patients are behaving in a physically or verbally threatening manner
  • What to do if you encounter an incident in a clinic
  • How to report incidents

Admission to the course

The course is compulsory for:

  • Students taking a course having HMS0506 as a prerequisite
  • New students in the following bachelor's programme:
  • New students in the following 5-year master's programmes:
  • New students at following the programme of professional study:

Teaching

The course is an individual online course. The course is available on a smart phone, PC, Mac or tablet. You can access the online course here: https://ehms.uio.no/#/6/en

You need to be registered for the course and exam in Student Web to complete the online digital exam.

Examination

The online course includes an oline digital exam that you need to pass, to pass the course. Please note that you will have to be registered for the course in StudentWeb to complete the exam.

The digital exam is multiple choice and you can take the exam more than once. When you have passed the exam you will receive an email confirming you have passed the course.

If HMS0506 is a degree requirement or a formal prerequisite for any of the courses in your degree, you will not get your degree approved until you have passed the course.

Grading scale

Grades are awarded on a pass/fail scale. Read more about the grading system.

Special examination arrangements, use of sources, explanations and appeals

See more about examinations at UiO

Last updated from FS (Common Student System) Oct. 24, 2020 12:19:14 AM

Facts about this course

Credits
0
Level
Bachelor
Teaching
Spring and autumn
Examination
Spring and autumn
Teaching languages
  • English
  • Norwegian

You can access the online course here: https://ehms.uio.no/#/6/en