Department of Health and Caring Sciences

Programmes

The department´s activities are focused on teaching in nursing and specialist nursing, teacher training programmes and many stand-alone courses. We can also offer courses/sections of courses as commissioned courses.

Research

Research is divided into three areas: Health promoting working life in nursing and health care, nursing and care of elderly, and living with chronic ill-health. In addition, there is research aimed at developing, connecting with research and quality assurance of programmes. The project is about students´ learning but also the supervision of nurses on clinical training.

Research Manager

Maria Engström

Cooperation

Cooperation is important to ensure quality and places in clinical training, and important cooperation partners are county councils and municipalities in the region of Gävleborg. We have many partners of cooperation in research, including those in the business sector.

Contact

Head of Department
Ann-Sofie Hiswåls
ahl@hig.se
070-679 82 99

Faculty secretary

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