Assessment and Treatment of Acute Sick and Injured Patients, Part 1 (PMED1400)

Bachelor's course
For exchange students

This course deals with medical and trauma patients, and provides an introduction to tentative diagnostics and emergency medical intervention.

  • Admission requirements

    This course is part of the BA in paramedic sciences. You must be admitted to a bachelor programme in the field of paramedic sciences, nursing or similar.

  • How to apply

    International exchange students select courses when applying for exchange.

  • Course description

    A paramedic must have knowledge of clinical examination, patient history-taking and documentation related to emergency medical conditions and must be able to make sound assessments and decisions related to ill and injured patients’ priority, treatment and transport needs. 

    The course provides an introduction to tentative diagnostics and emergency medical intervention and is based on recommendations on trauma made by the surgical and anaesthetic field.

    You can find more information in the course plan (

  • Exam

    The exam is a supervised individual written exam.

    Grading scale: A-F.

  • Costs

    There is no semester fee for exchange students.

Questions about this course?

You can contact us by e-mail if you have questions about this course.

Student stories

Julia sitting in front of a graffiti art wall.
Oslo has the perfect mix of city and nature

“In Oslo you can go hiking in the woods during the day and go out partying in the evening, ” says Julia, an exchange student from Germany.