Interprofessional learning

Undergraduate course

Course description

Objectives and Content

General aim: To train health profession students in interprofessional clinical work in Primary Care

Contents: The students establish their interprofessional teams, examine selected patients and write a treatment plan: This is then discussed with the health workers at the institution.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the course the student should have the following learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence:


The student will

  • know the competencies of other health care professionals and what they may contribute in patient care
  • appreciate the impact of interprofessional collaboration
  • understand the importance of collaboration with patients and other users of the health care system


The student will

  • be able to communicate their own thoughts and assessments to collaborating health care professionals
  • be able to use own own professional skills in collaboration with other health care professionals for the benefit of the patients and other users of the health care system
  • be able to actively participate in interprofessional work with patients or users of the health care system

General competence

The student will

  • know how to communicate professional opinions and suggested solutions to other health care professional in a work place environment
  • reflect on their own role in team and group processes

Level of Study


Final year(s) in professional education

Semester of Instruction


Place of Instruction

Mainly primary care in the municipalities of Bergen, Øygarden and Askøy.
Teaching and learning methods

Work place learning: total hours 20

1,5 hours preparatory meeting (afternoon)

6 hour (1 work day) clinical practice

6 hour group work: treatment plan

2 hour dialogue meeting

1 hour reflection note about learning outcome
3,5 hours self study/treatment plan

For kindergarden and school:
3 hours preparations and preparatory meeting (afternoon)
10 hours preparation of teaching model for use in practice.
6 hours pactice and dialogue meeting
1 hour reflection note about learning outcome

Compulsory Assignments and Attendance
Participation in all activities, evaluation form and written reflection note
Forms of Assessment

The course utilizes the following forms of assessment:

Portfolio assessment:

  • Treatment plan
  • Reflection note
  • Evaluation
Grading Scale
Reading List
No reading list required
Course Evaluation
Every semester
Centre for Interprofessional Learning in Health Care / Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care