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Information about the corona situation to our students

 

Oslo's infection control measures will be continued until 29th April. This spring's teaching and exams are currently taking place digitally. Updated 15th April 2021.

Reading rooms at The University of Oslo are now open under certain conditions:

  • A distance of two meters is required in all reading rooms.
  • Use a face mask where it is not possible to keep a distance of two meters.
  • We recommend that students staying at the university or hospitals follow The University of Oslo's encouragement to take a quick test at Blindern twice a week.
  • Remember to follow all infection control measures even if you get a negative test.

If you have any questions, please contact MED student information.

Stay updated with The University of Oslo's information page about the corona situation, which is regularly updated.

For the time being, all other teaching takes place digitally. You will find updated information about the teaching for your studies / cohort at My Studies.

All presence in UiO's premises must be registered in accordance with the respective institute's routines for this.

Clinical practice 

Clinical practice can be organized as planned and as agreed with the host institution. Specific information can be found at Mine Studier.

Clinical teaching at the university hospitals

  • Clinical teaching and skills training will be carried out at the university hospitals. See your schedule for updated information.
  • General infection prevention measures apply.
  • Students must follow the same rules as for employees. All students must wear facemasks when in close contact with patients.
  • The skills center at Rikshospitalet is closed for self-training until further notice.
  • UiO must follow the regulations set by the university hospitals at all time. With an unpredictable pandemic situation at hand, changes can be made at a short notice. We apology for the inconvenience this may cause.

OUS (updated 25th March, 2021)

  • It is a requirement to always wear a face mask when moving around the hospital.There is no regulation regarding part-time jobs while attending clinical teaching.
  • Students, who have worked in places with an active outbreak of Covid-19 infection during the last 10 days, must not attend clinical teaching activities. They must send a message to the module coordinator where they briefly explain the situation. The message is assessed by the head of education at Klinmed and will be answered as soon as possible. 
  • Work at a test station or a vaccination site for SARS-CoV-2 is not defined as a risk situation.
  • Students who have been vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2 are not exempt from following the attendance guidelines

A-hus (updated 16th March, 2021)

  • It is not forbidden to work in the health care system and elsewhere in society in addition to attending clinical teaching.
  • Students, who have worked in places with an active outbreak of Covid-19 infection during the last 10 days, must not attend clinical teaching activities. These students must send a message to the module coordinator where they briefly explain the situation. The message will be assessed by the head of education at Klinmed and answered as soon as possible. 
  • Work at a test station or a vaccination site for SARS-CoV-2 is not defined as a risk situation.
  • Students who have been vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2 are not exempt from following the attendance guidelines

Spring teaching

All other teaching activities take place digitally until further notice.

Home isolation

Students who have confirmed covid-19 should be in isolation. See practical information from FHI about home isolation.

Home quarantine

Students who are living with a confirmed covid19 or have been in contact with an infected person during the past 10 days should be quarantined. See practical information from FHI about home quarantine.

Traveling abroad

We refer to The Ministry of Foreign Affairs's travel information (in Norwegian)

More information

You can call your GP, emergency room or SIO Health if you have questions related to your own health and coronavirus. If you want to use SiO Health as a GP, you must register this with Helsenorge.no. A switch will then take effect immediately. Contact SiO Health on: 22 85 33 00.

Advice and information about the coronavirus disease COVID-19:

  • For health care professionals: +47 21 07 70 00 (office hours), Outside office hours: +47 21 07 63 48. 
  • For the public: +47 815 55 015
Published Mar. 2, 2020 3:05 PM - Last modified Apr. 15, 2021 10:24 AM