Please note that the following English text is a translation for reference purposes only, and that this degree programme is taught in Swedish. You find more detailed information in Swedish here.
If you are looking for a springboard to take you to the next level in your career, few topics are as timely and fascinating as patient safety. The studies in advanced clinical care at Arcada are built on the latest expertise in the field. You will gain versatile knowledge and new perspectives on how safety can be understood in relation to systems and how risks can be prevented and handled in the field of healthcare. The need for trained specialists is constantly growing and expertise in the field is in demand within several different professional groups.
Using your own clinical competence as a starting point, the studies prepare you for bearing responsibility for matters relating to patient safety. You will learn about different kinds of human factors, leadership, teamwork and decision-making. One important factor is that you will learn to spread the word and educate others about patient safety. The studies are also perfect for those who wish to focus on research, development and innovation work in the field.
The Advanced Clinical Care degree programme is primarily aimed at nurses, midwives, public health nurses, paramedics, physiotherapists and occupational therapists. The studies will give you valuable opportunities to connect with other students as well as guest lecturers, experts in your field and working life representatives.
The studies can be completed in 2–4 years as part-time studies or in 1½ years as full-time studies. They therefore constitute an exciting opportunity for those who want to study alongside a full-time job. The studies include 6–8 contact study days per term, and some courses are web-based.