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Degree title:
Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse (sairaanhoitaja AMK)

Credits:
210 ects

2024 Nursing degree
Nursing degree
Nursing degree
Nursing degree
Nursing degree
Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

14.08.2023 - 15.10.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 555

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
  • BA in Health Care
Teachers
  • Hanna Dombret
  • Sini Hiltunen
Groups
  • A50sh
    A50sh
  • A49sha
  • Diak
  • E49sh
  • F49sh
  • A50sh-lh
    A50sh-lh
  • A49nur
  • I49sh
  • A49sh

Objective

At the end of the course the student is expected to
• Apply scientific knowledge of family nursing in the nursing care, health promotion and family support of children and adolescents with chronic conditions
• Identify common national and international challenges and societal changes in health promotion and chronic disease management with children and adolescents
• Assess the effectiveness of solution-focused and multidisciplinary family support and nursing
• Support and advice families in using services provided by NGOs, church organisations and low-threshold programmes

Content

• Scientific approaches to family support and nursing
• Key factors of social exclusion and deprivation
• Multidisciplinary networks, child protection, family support and nursing, experts by experience
• Internal and external family structures and dynamics
• Evidence-based health promotion
• Resources for supporting the growth, development and health of children and adolescents
• Service systems and NGOs

Teaching methods

online course consisting an orientating online lecture, independent studies, a written assignment ( made alone/pairs/groups) and a seminar

Materials

Literature/sources presented at learning platform (Diakle)

Employer connections

The written assignment can be implemented at workplaces.

Student workload

1 ects corresponds 27 hours of study

Qualifications

Suitable for nurses, public health nurses and midwives to specialize and update their competence, or for a student in a Bachelor’s Degree Program in Health Care who has already completed the relevant basic professional studies (The care of children, youth, and families -studies) in their own degree program. A prerequisite for proceeding to the advanced studies is approx. 120 completed credits or other specific reason which has been discussed and agreed with the study guidance counsellor. For Open UAS students’ mastery of the equivalent knowledge (comparable study module of another UAS or adequate work experience as a nurse).

Further information

Applicable for social services and health care UAS students who have completed their previous studies of the topic. Suitable for professionals (nurse, public health nurse, midwife,social services BA) to updating and deepening their knowledge.

All materials and lessons are in English, the written task can be done also in Finnish.

Further information

All materials and lessons are in English, but students can do the written task also in Finnish.

RPL 5/2021: An RPL can only be granted if the student already has a degree in nursing, or with equivalent studies completed in a UAS degree program in nursing.

Assessment methods and criteria

The course is evaluated numerically 1-5/ failed. Evaluation is based on assessment of the written assignment and participating the working process.

Read about the assessment criteria at Diak: https://www.diak.fi/en/assessment/

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

28.08.2023 - 22.10.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 555

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
  • BA in Health Care
Teachers
  • Hanna Dombret
  • Sini Hiltunen
Groups
  • A49sha
  • E49sh
  • A50sh-lh
    A50sh-lh
  • F49sh
  • A49nur
  • I49sh
  • A49sh

Objective

At the end of the course the student is expected to
• Identify and analyse the specificities of clinical care for children and adolescents
• Take into account cultural factors and family diversity in the planning and implantation of clinical nursing care
• Identify and propose development opportunities in nursing care for children, adolescents and families
• Analyse, apply and evaluate national and international evidence-based research resources on the specificities of clinical care for children and adolescents

Content

• Specificities of clinical care for children and adolescents
• Diversity and cultural backgrounds in the nursing care of children, adolescents and families
• Development challenges of children, adolescents and families
• Evidence-based research on the nursing care of children, adolescents and families

Teaching methods

Lectures, independent studies, online course and portfolio

Student workload

1 ects corresponds 27 hours of study

Qualifications

Suitable for nurses, public health nurses and midwives to specialize and update their competence, or for a student in a Bachelor’s Degree Program in Health Care who has already completed the relevant basic professional studies (The care of children, youth, and families -studies) in their own degree program. A prerequisite for proceeding to the advanced studies is approx. 120 completed credits or other specific reason which has been discussed and agreed with the study guidance counsellor. For Open UAS students’ mastery of the equivalent knowledge (comparable study module of another UAS or adequate work experience as a nurse).

Further information

Applicable for social services and health care UAS students who have completed their previous studies of the topic. Suitable for professionals (nurse, public health nurse, midwife,social services BA) to updating and deepening their knowledge.

All materials and lessons are in English, but students can do the written task also in Finnish.

Further information

All materials and lessons are in English, but students can do the written task also in Finnish.

RPL 5/2021: An RPL can only be granted if the student already has a degree in nursing, or with equivalent studies completed in a UAS degree program in nursing.

Assessment methods and criteria

The Course is evaluated numerically 1-5/failed.

Read about the assessment criteria at Diak: https://www.diak.fi/en/assessment/

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

08.01.2024 - 19.05.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

15 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Oulu

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
  • BA in Health Care
Teachers
  • Sini Hiltunen

Objective

At the end of the practical training the student is expected to
• Plan, deliver and evaluate evidence-based clinical nursing with children and adolescents according to ethical and economic principles
• Discuss challenges and potential health and wellbeing risks relating to health promotion with children and families
• Work in various family nursing settings in compliance with ethical and professional standards, the values of family nursing, children’s rights, privacy legislation and applicable regulations
• Develop professional competencies in dealing with families from different and individual backgrounds and in different, individual life stages and settings
• Anticipate, identify and analyse factors that can promote families’ inclusion or exclusion, and support and guide families in using multiple services
• Independently administer prescribed medical care under supervision
• Is able to use technological applications and is able to analyze ethical principles related to using technology in care of clients / patients
• Perform professional nursing roles in multi-sectoral and multidisciplinary practice

Qualifications

Suitable for nurses, public health nurses and midwives to specialize and update their competence, or for a student in a Bachelor’s Degree Program in Health Care who has already completed the relevant basic professional studies (The care of children, youth, and families -studies) in their own degree program. A prerequisite for proceeding to the advanced studies is approx. 120 completed credits or other specific reason which has been discussed and agreed with the study guidance counsellor. For Open UAS students’ mastery of the equivalent knowledge (comparable study module of another UAS or adequate work experience as a nurse).

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

02.01.2024 - 02.06.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

15 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Pieksämäki

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
  • BA in Health Care
Teachers
  • Mari Pulkkinen

Objective

At the end of the practical training the student is expected to
• Plan, deliver and evaluate evidence-based clinical nursing with children and adolescents according to ethical and economic principles
• Discuss challenges and potential health and wellbeing risks relating to health promotion with children and families
• Work in various family nursing settings in compliance with ethical and professional standards, the values of family nursing, children’s rights, privacy legislation and applicable regulations
• Develop professional competencies in dealing with families from different and individual backgrounds and in different, individual life stages and settings
• Anticipate, identify and analyse factors that can promote families’ inclusion or exclusion, and support and guide families in using multiple services
• Independently administer prescribed medical care under supervision
• Is able to use technological applications and is able to analyze ethical principles related to using technology in care of clients / patients
• Perform professional nursing roles in multi-sectoral and multidisciplinary practice

Qualifications

Suitable for nurses, public health nurses and midwives to specialize and update their competence, or for a student in a Bachelor’s Degree Program in Health Care who has already completed the relevant basic professional studies (The care of children, youth, and families -studies) in their own degree program. A prerequisite for proceeding to the advanced studies is approx. 120 completed credits or other specific reason which has been discussed and agreed with the study guidance counsellor. For Open UAS students’ mastery of the equivalent knowledge (comparable study module of another UAS or adequate work experience as a nurse).

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

02.01.2024 - 02.06.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

15 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Pori

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
  • BA in Health Care
Teachers
  • Mirja Isoviita

Objective

At the end of the practical training the student is expected to
• Plan, deliver and evaluate evidence-based clinical nursing with children and adolescents according to ethical and economic principles
• Discuss challenges and potential health and wellbeing risks relating to health promotion with children and families
• Work in various family nursing settings in compliance with ethical and professional standards, the values of family nursing, children’s rights, privacy legislation and applicable regulations
• Develop professional competencies in dealing with families from different and individual backgrounds and in different, individual life stages and settings
• Anticipate, identify and analyse factors that can promote families’ inclusion or exclusion, and support and guide families in using multiple services
• Independently administer prescribed medical care under supervision
• Is able to use technological applications and is able to analyze ethical principles related to using technology in care of clients / patients
• Perform professional nursing roles in multi-sectoral and multidisciplinary practice

Qualifications

Suitable for nurses, public health nurses and midwives to specialize and update their competence, or for a student in a Bachelor’s Degree Program in Health Care who has already completed the relevant basic professional studies (The care of children, youth, and families -studies) in their own degree program. A prerequisite for proceeding to the advanced studies is approx. 120 completed credits or other specific reason which has been discussed and agreed with the study guidance counsellor. For Open UAS students’ mastery of the equivalent knowledge (comparable study module of another UAS or adequate work experience as a nurse).

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

11.09.2023 - 17.11.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

15 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
  • BA in Health Care
Teachers
  • Hanna Dombret
  • Pirkko Natri
Groups
  • A49sha
  • A50sh-lh
    A50sh-lh
  • A49nur
  • A49sh

Objective

At the end of the practical training the student is expected to
• Plan, deliver and evaluate evidence-based clinical nursing with children and adolescents according to ethical and economic principles
• Discuss challenges and potential health and wellbeing risks relating to health promotion with children and families
• Work in various family nursing settings in compliance with ethical and professional standards, the values of family nursing, children’s rights, privacy legislation and applicable regulations
• Develop professional competencies in dealing with families from different and individual backgrounds and in different, individual life stages and settings
• Anticipate, identify and analyse factors that can promote families’ inclusion or exclusion, and support and guide families in using multiple services
• Independently administer prescribed medical care under supervision
• Is able to use technological applications and is able to analyze ethical principles related to using technology in care of clients / patients
• Perform professional nursing roles in multi-sectoral and multidisciplinary practice

Teaching methods

• Plan, deliver and evaluate evidence-based clinical nursing with children and adolescents according to ethical and economic principles
• Discuss challenges and potential health and well-being risks relating to health promotion with children and families
• Work in various family nursing settings in compliance with ethical and professional standards, the values of family nursing, children’s rights, privacy legislation and applicable regulations
• Develop professional competencies in dealing with families from different and individual backgrounds and in different, individual life stages and settings
• Anticipate, identify, and analyze factors that can promote families’ inclusion or exclusion, and support and guide families in using multiple services
• Independently administer prescribed medical care under supervision
• Can use technological applications and is able to analyze ethical principles related to using technology in care of clients / patients
• Perform professional nursing roles in multi-sectoral and multidisciplinary practice

Materials

Can be found in Diakle -platform.

Employer connections

The internship can be completed in a variety of child, adolescent and family care settings where nurses work.

EU directives:
The internship is carried out in an environment where the goals of the internship competence are possible to achieve.

Partly in Diak’s projects.

Student workload

15 ECTS = 400,5 hours.

The number of training hours includes the orientation / planning, implementation and evaluation of the training in different ways

Qualifications

Suitable for nurses, public health nurses and midwives to specialize and update their competence, or for a student in a Bachelor’s Degree Program in Health Care who has already completed the relevant basic professional studies (The care of children, youth, and families -studies) in their own degree program. A prerequisite for proceeding to the advanced studies is approx. 120 completed credits or other specific reason which has been discussed and agreed with the study guidance counsellor. For Open UAS students’ mastery of the equivalent knowledge (comparable study module of another UAS or adequate work experience as a nurse).

Further information

Applicable for social services and health care UAS students who have completed their previous studies of the topic.

CHI04 practical training can only be delivered after all previous practices has been approved.

Assessment methods and criteria

The practical placement is evaluated passed/ failed.

Read about the assessment criteria at Diak: https://www.diak.fi/en/assessment/

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

01.08.2023 - 31.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

20 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
  • BA in Health Care
Teachers
  • Hanna Dombret
Groups
  • A49nur

Objective

At the end of the practical training the student is expected to
• Plan, deliver and evaluate evidence-based clinical nursing with children and adolescents according to ethical and economic principles
• Discuss challenges and potential health and wellbeing risks relating to health promotion with children and families
• Work in various family nursing settings in compliance with ethical and professional standards, the values of family nursing, children’s rights, privacy legislation and applicable regulations
• Develop professional competencies in dealing with families from different and individual backgrounds and in different, individual life stages and settings
• Anticipate, identify and analyse factors that can promote families’ inclusion or exclusion, and support and guide families in using multiple services
• Independently administer prescribed medical care under supervision
• Is able to use technological applications and is able to analyze ethical principles related to using technology in care of clients / patients
• Perform professional nursing roles in multi-sectoral and multidisciplinary practice

Teaching methods

• Plan, deliver and evaluate evidence-based clinical nursing with children and adolescents according to ethical and economic principles
• Discuss challenges and potential health and well-being risks relating to health promotion with children and families
• Work in various family nursing settings in compliance with ethical and professional standards, the values of family nursing, children’s rights, privacy legislation and applicable regulations
• Develop professional competencies in dealing with families from different and individual backgrounds and in different, individual life stages and settings
• Anticipate, identify, and analyze factors that can promote families’ inclusion or exclusion, and support and guide families in using multiple services
• Independently administer prescribed medical care under supervision
• Can use technological applications and is able to analyze ethical principles related to using technology in care of clients / patients
• Perform professional nursing roles in multi-sectoral and multidisciplinary practice

Materials

Can be found in Diakle -platform.

Employer connections

The internship can be completed in a variety of child, adolescent and family care settings where nurses work.

EU directives:
The internship is carried out in an environment where the goals of the internship competence are possible to achieve.

Partly in Diak’s projects.

Student workload

15 ECTS = 400,5 hours.

The number of training hours includes the orientation / planning, implementation and evaluation of the training in different ways

Qualifications

Suitable for nurses, public health nurses and midwives to specialize and update their competence, or for a student in a Bachelor’s Degree Program in Health Care who has already completed the relevant basic professional studies (The care of children, youth, and families -studies) in their own degree program. A prerequisite for proceeding to the advanced studies is approx. 120 completed credits or other specific reason which has been discussed and agreed with the study guidance counsellor. For Open UAS students’ mastery of the equivalent knowledge (comparable study module of another UAS or adequate work experience as a nurse).

Further information

Applicable for social services and health care UAS students who have completed their previous studies of the topic.

CHI04 practical training can only be delivered after all previous practices has been approved.

Assessment methods and criteria

The practical placement is evaluated passed/ failed.

Read about the assessment criteria at Diak: https://www.diak.fi/en/assessment/

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

04.09.2023 - 17.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

15 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Oulu

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
  • BA in Health Care
Teachers
  • Sini Hiltunen
Groups
  • I49sh

Objective

At the end of the practical training the student is expected to
• Plan, deliver and evaluate evidence-based clinical nursing with children and adolescents according to ethical and economic principles
• Discuss challenges and potential health and wellbeing risks relating to health promotion with children and families
• Work in various family nursing settings in compliance with ethical and professional standards, the values of family nursing, children’s rights, privacy legislation and applicable regulations
• Develop professional competencies in dealing with families from different and individual backgrounds and in different, individual life stages and settings
• Anticipate, identify and analyse factors that can promote families’ inclusion or exclusion, and support and guide families in using multiple services
• Independently administer prescribed medical care under supervision
• Is able to use technological applications and is able to analyze ethical principles related to using technology in care of clients / patients
• Perform professional nursing roles in multi-sectoral and multidisciplinary practice

Teaching methods

• Plan, deliver and evaluate evidence-based clinical nursing with children and adolescents according to ethical and economic principles
• Discuss challenges and potential health and well-being risks relating to health promotion with children and families
• Work in various family nursing settings in compliance with ethical and professional standards, the values of family nursing, children’s rights, privacy legislation and applicable regulations
• Develop professional competencies in dealing with families from different and individual backgrounds and in different, individual life stages and settings
• Anticipate, identify, and analyze factors that can promote families’ inclusion or exclusion, and support and guide families in using multiple services
• Independently administer prescribed medical care under supervision
• Can use technological applications and is able to analyze ethical principles related to using technology in care of clients / patients
• Perform professional nursing roles in multi-sectoral and multidisciplinary practice

Materials

Can be found in Diakle -platform.

Employer connections

The internship can be completed in a variety of child, adolescent and family care settings where nurses work.

EU directives:
The internship is carried out in an environment where the goals of the internship competence are possible to achieve.

Partly in Diak’s projects.

Student workload

15 ECTS = 400,5 hours.

The number of training hours includes the orientation / planning, implementation and evaluation of the training in different ways

Qualifications

Suitable for nurses, public health nurses and midwives to specialize and update their competence, or for a student in a Bachelor’s Degree Program in Health Care who has already completed the relevant basic professional studies (The care of children, youth, and families -studies) in their own degree program. A prerequisite for proceeding to the advanced studies is approx. 120 completed credits or other specific reason which has been discussed and agreed with the study guidance counsellor. For Open UAS students’ mastery of the equivalent knowledge (comparable study module of another UAS or adequate work experience as a nurse).

Further information

Applicable for social services and health care UAS students who have completed their previous studies of the topic.

CHI04 practical training can only be delivered after all previous practices has been approved.

Assessment methods and criteria

The practical placement is evaluated passed/ failed.

Read about the assessment criteria at Diak: https://www.diak.fi/en/assessment/

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

04.09.2023 - 26.11.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

15 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Pieksämäki

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
  • BA in Health Care
Teachers
  • Mari Pulkkinen
Groups
  • E49sh

Objective

At the end of the practical training the student is expected to
• Plan, deliver and evaluate evidence-based clinical nursing with children and adolescents according to ethical and economic principles
• Discuss challenges and potential health and wellbeing risks relating to health promotion with children and families
• Work in various family nursing settings in compliance with ethical and professional standards, the values of family nursing, children’s rights, privacy legislation and applicable regulations
• Develop professional competencies in dealing with families from different and individual backgrounds and in different, individual life stages and settings
• Anticipate, identify and analyse factors that can promote families’ inclusion or exclusion, and support and guide families in using multiple services
• Independently administer prescribed medical care under supervision
• Is able to use technological applications and is able to analyze ethical principles related to using technology in care of clients / patients
• Perform professional nursing roles in multi-sectoral and multidisciplinary practice

Teaching methods

• Plan, deliver and evaluate evidence-based clinical nursing with children and adolescents according to ethical and economic principles
• Discuss challenges and potential health and well-being risks relating to health promotion with children and families
• Work in various family nursing settings in compliance with ethical and professional standards, the values of family nursing, children’s rights, privacy legislation and applicable regulations
• Develop professional competencies in dealing with families from different and individual backgrounds and in different, individual life stages and settings
• Anticipate, identify, and analyze factors that can promote families’ inclusion or exclusion, and support and guide families in using multiple services
• Independently administer prescribed medical care under supervision
• Can use technological applications and is able to analyze ethical principles related to using technology in care of clients / patients
• Perform professional nursing roles in multi-sectoral and multidisciplinary practice

Materials

Can be found in Diakle -platform.

Employer connections

The internship can be completed in a variety of child, adolescent and family care settings where nurses work.

EU directives:
The internship is carried out in an environment where the goals of the internship competence are possible to achieve.

Partly in Diak’s projects.

Student workload

15 ECTS = 400,5 hours.

The number of training hours includes the orientation / planning, implementation and evaluation of the training in different ways

Qualifications

Suitable for nurses, public health nurses and midwives to specialize and update their competence, or for a student in a Bachelor’s Degree Program in Health Care who has already completed the relevant basic professional studies (The care of children, youth, and families -studies) in their own degree program. A prerequisite for proceeding to the advanced studies is approx. 120 completed credits or other specific reason which has been discussed and agreed with the study guidance counsellor. For Open UAS students’ mastery of the equivalent knowledge (comparable study module of another UAS or adequate work experience as a nurse).

Further information

Applicable for social services and health care UAS students who have completed their previous studies of the topic.

CHI04 practical training can only be delivered after all previous practices has been approved.

Assessment methods and criteria

The practical placement is evaluated passed/ failed.

Read about the assessment criteria at Diak: https://www.diak.fi/en/assessment/

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

04.09.2023 - 26.11.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

15 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Pori

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
  • BA in Health Care
Teachers
  • Sinikka Vuorinen
Groups
  • F49sh

Objective

At the end of the practical training the student is expected to
• Plan, deliver and evaluate evidence-based clinical nursing with children and adolescents according to ethical and economic principles
• Discuss challenges and potential health and wellbeing risks relating to health promotion with children and families
• Work in various family nursing settings in compliance with ethical and professional standards, the values of family nursing, children’s rights, privacy legislation and applicable regulations
• Develop professional competencies in dealing with families from different and individual backgrounds and in different, individual life stages and settings
• Anticipate, identify and analyse factors that can promote families’ inclusion or exclusion, and support and guide families in using multiple services
• Independently administer prescribed medical care under supervision
• Is able to use technological applications and is able to analyze ethical principles related to using technology in care of clients / patients
• Perform professional nursing roles in multi-sectoral and multidisciplinary practice

Teaching methods

• Plan, deliver and evaluate evidence-based clinical nursing with children and adolescents according to ethical and economic principles
• Discuss challenges and potential health and well-being risks relating to health promotion with children and families
• Work in various family nursing settings in compliance with ethical and professional standards, the values of family nursing, children’s rights, privacy legislation and applicable regulations
• Develop professional competencies in dealing with families from different and individual backgrounds and in different, individual life stages and settings
• Anticipate, identify, and analyze factors that can promote families’ inclusion or exclusion, and support and guide families in using multiple services
• Independently administer prescribed medical care under supervision
• Can use technological applications and is able to analyze ethical principles related to using technology in care of clients / patients
• Perform professional nursing roles in multi-sectoral and multidisciplinary practice

Materials

Can be found in Diakle -platform.

Employer connections

The internship can be completed in a variety of child, adolescent and family care settings where nurses work.

EU directives:
The internship is carried out in an environment where the goals of the internship competence are possible to achieve.

Partly in Diak’s projects.

Student workload

15 ECTS = 400,5 hours.

The number of training hours includes the orientation / planning, implementation and evaluation of the training in different ways

Qualifications

Suitable for nurses, public health nurses and midwives to specialize and update their competence, or for a student in a Bachelor’s Degree Program in Health Care who has already completed the relevant basic professional studies (The care of children, youth, and families -studies) in their own degree program. A prerequisite for proceeding to the advanced studies is approx. 120 completed credits or other specific reason which has been discussed and agreed with the study guidance counsellor. For Open UAS students’ mastery of the equivalent knowledge (comparable study module of another UAS or adequate work experience as a nurse).

Further information

Applicable for social services and health care UAS students who have completed their previous studies of the topic.

CHI04 practical training can only be delivered after all previous practices has been approved.

Assessment methods and criteria

The practical placement is evaluated passed/ failed.

Read about the assessment criteria at Diak: https://www.diak.fi/en/assessment/

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

04.03.2024 - 28.04.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Kristiina Rosqvist
  • Suvi Vierelä
  • Aino-Maaria Kokkonen
Groups
  • HKI-S23nur

Objective

Competency aims:
• This course contributes to increasing the competence of clinical nursing.
• The competence increases in the medical and surgical context and the medical competence will also consolidate.
• Theoretical knowledge and practical skills in medical-surgical nursing

Learning outcomes:
At the end of the course the student is expected to
• Assess and observe changes in the state of health in the medical-surgical patient using the ABCDE mnemonic tool
• Establish a caring relationship with the patient and relatives
• Demonstrate practical skills in medical and surgical nursing
• Utilize the perioperative process when caring for a patient
• Practice caring science in the clinical context
• Give an oral report using the ISBAR mnemonic tool

Content

Course contents:
• Central issues relating to medical and surgical nursing

Teaching methods

The course includes both online learning and classroom teaching sessions; activating lectures, skill labs and simulations (skill labs and simulations are mandatory to participate).

Materials

- Gersch, C., Heimgartner, N.M, Rebar, C.R, Willis, L.M. 2016 (Fourth edition). Medical-surgical nursing. Made incredibly easy. LWW Staff. Springhouse publishing company. E-book. (You will find the applicable parts in Diakle).
- Treatment recommendations as Käypä hoito -recommendations
- Topical articles and web materials, videos

Completion alternatives

Similar course passed in another university of applied sciences

Exam schedules

The exam of medical and surgical nursing which combinates medication and medication calculation at the end of the course

Student workload

- Activating lectures: 7x3 hours
- Skill labs: 2x4 hours/student
- Simulations: 1x8 hours or 2x4 hours/student
- Self study: 94 hours (reading material, web material)
- Examination: 3 hours

Theory 3 ects and simulation 2 ects

Content scheduling

Learning process is introduced in Diakle. This course includes self study, activating lectures, skill labs and simulations. In the end of the course will be held a literature examination which includes medication and medication calculation.

1. Competencies
The student develops her/his competence in the
contextual clinical care. The student forms
her/his competence in the care of the medical-
surgical patient

2. Learning outcomes
At the end of the course the student is
expected to be able to:
- use evidence based caring science in the care of the medical and surgical patient
- take care of the patient with medical or surgical problems
- understand how the health resources and the health obstacles
interact in the medical-surgical care of the adult and elderly patients
- understand the basics of the perioperative care (pre- and postoperative care)

3. Acitivities/contents
- Patient assessment by using patient safety tools (ABCDE, NEWS)
- Central caring activities and examinations in the care of the medical-surgical patient
- The decision making process in health care; planning, implementation and assessment of the caring
- Medical-surgical medication administration
- The basics of the perioperative care (pre- and postoperative care) of the patient
- Documentation of nursing (tools as ISBAR)

Further information

- The student has to pass the course to go out on Internal medicine and surgical care-practical training.

Assessment methods and criteria

To pass the course the student should follow the online learning process step by step in Diakle.

The course includes both online learning and classroom teaching sessions; activating lectures, skill labs and simulations (skill labs and simulations are mandatory to participate).

The course is evaluated as numerically 1-5/failed (The exam of medical and surgical nursing which combinates medication and medication calculation at the end of the course)

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

04.09.2023 - 03.11.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Riikka Tuominen
  • Suvi Vierelä
  • Linnea Jokinen
Groups
  • A53nur

Objective

Competency aims:
The aim of the course is that the student
• Understands the meaning and methods of health promotion and prevention within the field of home care and outpatient care.
• Gains a deeper understanding for the older patient and patients from different cultures. The student gets an insight in the collaboration between hospital- and outpatient care and learns to see the care from many points of view.
• Learns to collaborate with different professional groups in a client centered way.

Learning outcomes:
At the end of the course the student is
• Expected to be able to plan, carry out and evaluate the home visit independently and as a part of a multi professional team make a care plan for the client
• Able to see the clients health resources and is able to develop his/her health prevention and promotion thinking.
• Familiar with care assessment over the phone and knows the meaning and purpose with phone counseling. The student can consider the special matters concerning clients from foreign cultures.
• Familiar with the special needs regarding older clients, including medication administration, nutrition and rehabilitation.
• Familiar with the normal aging process and can identify variations from the normal aging.
• Familiar with different types of eHealth solutions as a part of the outpatient care.

Content

Course contents:
• Home care
• Gerontology
• Geriatrics
• Outpatient care
• Teamwork
• Rehabilitation
• Nutrition
• Medication administration
• Vaccination competence
• Simulation

Teaching methods

Activating lectures

Seminar assigment (Case method) and seminar (mandatory participation)

Skill labs (mandatory participation)

Calculation workshops (mandatory participation)

Self study (reading material, web material)

Examination (medication and calculation test)

Materials

E-Book for the medication exam: Blundell, Adrian & Gordon Adam. 2015. Geriatric Medicine at a glance. Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated. Available as E-book. https://diak.finna.fi/Search/Results?lookfor=+Geriatric+Medicine+at+a+glance&type=AllFields&dfApplied=1&hiddenFilters%5B%5D=building%3A0%2FDIAK%2F&limit=20
- Applicable parts; Part I: Chapters 1,3,4,7
- Applicable parts; Part II

Gersch, C., Heimgartner, N.M, Rebar, C.R, Willis, L.M. 2016 (Fourth edition). Medical-surgical nursing. Made incredibly easy. LWW Staff. Springhouse publishing company. E-book
- Chapter 21

Vitality in later years : food recommendation for older adults. 2020. https://www.julkari.fi/handle/10024/140764

ISBAR

ABCDE -assesment

NEWS assesment tools

Lecture materials

Additional sources:

Tetley, J., Cox, N., Jack, K., & Witham, G. (Eds.). (2018). Nursing older people at a glance. ProQuest Ebook Central https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/diak/detail.action?docID=5302587

Kantor, D. (2019). Lippincott Visual Nursing?: A Guide to Clinical Diseases, Skills, and Treatments: Vol. Third edition. Wolters Kluwer Health. https://anna.diak.fi/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=2112286&site=ehost-live or https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/diak/detail.action?docID=5762693

Marie Boltz, P. R. G.-B. F. F., Elizabeth Capezuti, P. R. F., Terry T. Fulmer, P. R. F., & DeAnne Zwicker, D. A. B. (2016). Evidence-Based Geriatric Nursing Protocols for Best Practice: Vol. 5th edition. Springer Publishing Company. https://anna.diak.fi/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=1203025&site=ehost-live

Peate, I., & Stephens, M. (2020). Wound care at a glance. ProQuest Ebook Central. https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/diak/detail.action?docID=5983905

LWW (2016). Health assessment made incredibly visual!. ProQuest Ebook Central https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/diak/detail.a

Gonzalez-Morales, B. 2019. Action of nurses to improve prospective memory in people affected by alzheimers.

CALCULATION TEST:

Shihab, P. (2014). Numeracy in nursing and healthcare : Calculations and practice. Taylor & Francis. https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/diak/detail.action?docID=1753265

Completion alternatives

-

Employer connections

-

Exam schedules

The medication and calculation exam in the end of the course.

Student workload

Activating lectures: 4 x 4 hours (16 hours) and
Seminar 1 x 4 hours (mandatory participation) = 2 cr

Skill labs: 1 x 8 hours/ student (mandatory participation) = 1 cr

Calculation workshops 1 x 3 hours/ student (mandatory participation) = 2 cr

Self study: 92 hours (reading material, web material, activating test) and

Examination: 3 hours (Medication and calculation test) (incl. in 5 cr)

Content scheduling

Learning outcomes
At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to:


- use evidence based caring science in the home care and outpatient care context

- understand for community care, outpatient care, the meaning of the home and the relatives for the patient

- see the collaboration between hospital- and outpatients care and understand the continuity of the care
- respect the patient in her home

-understand of the rehabilitation system, social benefits, organization and social services system in Finland social service and social aid and working methods

-plan, carry out and evaluate the home call independently and make a care assessment and counseling over the phone and a care plan for the client

-see the clients’ health resources and develop his/her health prevention and promotion thinking

-consider the special matters concerning clients from different cultures

-understand the main principles of medication administration (knowledge of medicines in elderly and adequate calculation skills) and nutrition in elderly

-know the normal aging process and the possibly variations from the normal aging

-document observations and care activities in the home setting

-know different eHealth solutions in the outpatient care


Contents:

-Patient assessment by using patient safety tools (ABCDE, NEWS)

-Community health care

-The care of elderly

-Outpatient care

-Rehabilitation

-Nutrition

-Social benefits

-Central caring activities and examinations in home care and outpatient care

-Decision making process in health care; planning, implementation and assessment of the caring.

Further information

Calculators are allowed in medication calculation test.

Skill-labs in small groups.

The student has to pass the course to go out on Home care-practical training.

Assessment methods and criteria

Evaluation scale: 1-5/failed.

Successful completion of the course requires

- Participation in the first lecture
- Calculation test approved
- Participation in exam (evaluation on a scale of 1-5)
- Participation in skill labs (4h+4h)
- Participation in seminar (4h) (evaluation on a scale of 1-5)

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

06.11.2023 - 08.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Hanna Dombret
  • Sabina Hentilä
Groups
  • A53nur

Objective

Competency aims:
The aim of the course is to give
• Basic knowledge related to children's and women's health i during the various stages of their life cycle
• Basic understanding of women- and family care
• Ability to support the well-being of families.

Learning outcomes:
At the end of the course the student is expected to
• Demonstrate basic competencies in Contextual-, clinical-, caring- and medical care in pediatric-, gynecologic and maternity care.
• Recognize and discuss the most common gynecological diseases, their prevention and care.
• Explain main themes related to a child´s normal development cycle.
• Knowledge in basic pediatrics: being able to recognizing and communicate the most common diseases during childhood and adolescence.
• Identify factors related to normal pregnancy, childbirth and child care.
• Guide patients and families regarding reproductive health
• Is able to delineate aspect related to family centered care

Content

Course contents:
Pediatric care 2 cr
• The child as a patient, special aspects related pediatric care (medication, age/level of maturity)
• pain and anxiety
• basic- and surgical pediatric care
• circulation, digestion, neurology
Care of Women 2 cr
• Women as patients
• Most common gynecological problems and diseases and their impact on women and their families
• Basics in reproductive health
• Knowledge of common contraceptives
• Knowledge of normal pregnancy, delivery and postpartum care.
1 cr
• Extensional studies in gynecological care OR pediatric care (more information at course introduction)

Teaching methods

Independent work;lectures; skill labs and simulation teaching; written exam

Materials

Literature/sources presented at learning platform (Diakle)

Content scheduling

Course content:

Pediatric Care 1 cr

• The child as a patient, special aspects related to pediatric care (medication, age/level of maturity)

• Anatomical differences in children that affect treatment and medication administration

•The core of medical and surgical pediatric care (most common aspects)

• The main illnesses in children and adolescents as well as the medical grounds for treatment

Activating lectures: Children and adolescent as a patient: principles of care, The core of Family Nursing, Children and Adolescent as medical or surgical patient, Preparation a Child or Adolescent and their Family for a procedure, The most common infectious diseases, Children or Adolescent as trauma patient, Intensive care of Children or an Adolescent

Care of Women 1 cr

• Women as patients

• Most common gynecological problems and diseases and their impact on women and their families

• Basics of reproductive health

• Knowledge of common contraceptives

• Knowledge of normal pregnancy, delivery, and postpartum care.

Activating lectures:

Reproductive health, Contraception, Treatment of infertility, Treatment of miscarriage, Treatment of Abortions, The most common Gynecological Diseases and their Prevention and care, Pregnancy, Maternity health care, Delivery and Postpartum care, Emergency delivery



Pediatric drug administration 1 cr

Drug calculations

Principles of drug administration

Administration of medication

Pain and anxiety

Non-medical pain relief



Skill labs and simulation of pediatric and women’s health care 2 cr

Diakle-learning tests and other pre-material (resuscitation: newborn, baby, child; emergency delivery)

Skill labs 1x3h, simulation 1X3h,

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Learning process is introduced in Diakle. This course includes self-study, activating lectures, skill labs and simulations. In the end of the course will be held a literature examination which includes medication and medication calculations.

To pass the course the student should follow the online learning step by step in Diakle. The course includes both online learning and class teaching sessions. Class teaching sessions: activating lectures, skill labs and simulations are 100% mandatory to participate.

Further information

Competency aims:

The aim of the course is to give

• Basic knowledge related to children’s and women’s health during the various

stages of their lifecycle

• Basic understanding of female and family care

• Support to the well-being of families.

Learning outcomes:

The student is expected to

• Demonstrate basic competencies in contextual-, clinical-, and medical care in pediatric, gynecological and maternity care.

• Recognize and discuss the most common gynecological diseases, their prevention and care.

• Explain the main themes related to a child´s normal development cycle.

• Display knowledge of basic pediatric care: being able to recognize and communicate the most common diseases during childhood and adolescence.

• Identify factors related to normal pregnancy, childbirth and child care.

• Guide patients and families regarding reproductive health

• Be able to delineate aspects related to family-centered care

Additional information

The student has to pass the course to go out on Learning and tutoring in health care and nursing-practical training.

Assessment methods and criteria

Evaluation scale: 1-5/ failed.

Evaluation is based on assessment of the written exam and participating the working process.

Read about the assessment criteria at Diak: https://www.diak.fi/en/assessment/

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

07.08.2023 - 15.09.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Kristiina Rosqvist
  • Susanna Kallakorpi
Groups
  • A51nur
    A51nur

Objective

Competency aims:
The aim of the course is to
• Contribute to develop the student's competence in caring for patient's suffering from different kind of crisis, dependency, drug abuse and basic mental problems.
• The student develops her/his competence in the contextual clinical care. The student forms her/his competence in the assessment and care of the patient who needs emergency care.

Learning outcomes:
At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to
• Identify, to encounter and to take care of patient's i different type of crisis and abuse problems.
• Recognizes and is able to encounter mental aspects in caring.
• Understand the principles of receiving a patient at the emergency room.
• Know the basics for in-hospital advanced resuscitation.

Content

Course contents:
• Different types of crisis:
• crisis care
• crisis service
• different types of abuse problems
• basic knowledge in mental health care
• introduction to the emergency care
• relieving and assessing the patient with an acute emergency at the emergency room
• multiprofessional team work
• the chain of care: prehospital care - care at the emergency ward
• medication administration

Teaching methods

Lectures
Exam
Practical exercises
Individual studies
Internet-based studies

Materials

Townsend, M. Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing : Concepts of Care in Evidence-Based Practice Edition 8 (Chapters: Crises, Trauma ) Publisher F. A. Davis Company Print Pub Date 2014-08-20 Ebook Print ISBN 9780803640924 eBook ISBN 9780803643963
Päihteistä:
Motivational interview

Nettilinkit:
Päihdelinkki
Mieli Ry: Crises, suicide prevention
Käypä Hoito -suositukset: Alkoholiongelmaisen hoito ja Huumeongelmaisen hoito
National Mental Health Strategy and Programme for Suicide Prevention 2020–2030 https://julkaisut.valtioneuvosto.fi/handle/10024/162234

Päivystys:
Kirjallisuus
Dutton, H., & Finch, J. (Eds.). (2018). Acute and critical care nursing at a glance. John Wiley & sons. (Part 1 Nursing in acute and critical care)
Pölönen, P. & Ala-Kokko, T. (2013). Akuuttihoidon laitteet. Helsinki: Duodecim.

Nettilinkit
International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation https://www.ilcor.org/
Duodecim Oppiportti: Elvytys (2020) 60min
Käypä hoito: Elvytys (2021) https://www.kaypahoito.fi/hoi17010
Terveysportti (Duodecim) – Sairaanhoitajan käsikirja:
- Hengenahdistus
- Rintakivun tarkkailu ja tutkimukset
- Huimaus
- Päänsärky
- Neurologisen potilaan tarkkailu ja tutkimukset
- Äkillistä vatsakipua sairastavan potilaan tutkiminen ja hoito
- Myrkytyspotilaan hoito
- Alkoholimyrkytyksen hoito
- Päihdekäytön tunnistaminen
- Monivammapotilaan tarkkailu, tutkimukset ja toimenpiteet

Content scheduling

Competency aims:
The aim of the course is to
• Contribute to developing the student’s competence in caring for patients suffering from different kinds of crises, dependencies, drug abuse and basic mental problems.
• The student develops their competence in contextual clinical care. The student forms their competence in the assessment and care of a patient who needs emergency care.

Learning outcomes:
The student is expected to
• Identify, to encounter and to take care of a patient’s crisis and abuse problems.
• Recognises and is able to encounter mental aspects in caring. • Understand the principles of receiving a patient in the emergency room.
• Know the basics for in-hospital advanced resuscitation.

Course content:
• Different types of crisis: • crisis care • crisis service • different types of abuse problems • basic knowledge of mental health care • introduction to emergency care • caring for and assessing patients with acute emergencies in the emergency room • multi-professional teamwork • the chain of care: pre-hospital care - care on the emergency ward • administering medication

Assessment methods and criteria

1-5/Failed
Participation in the working process

Drug administration
Exam

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

07.08.2023 - 15.09.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Susanna Kallakorpi
  • Johanna Pirttisalo
Groups
  • A51nur
    A51nur

Objective

Competency aims:
• The aim of the course is to develop and increase knowledge in psychiatric nursing and care and the course provides the students opportunities to develop their knowledge and practical competence in psychiatric nursing care.

Learning outcomes:
At the end of the course the student is expected to
• Be able to realize the significance of the care relationship and to consciously use his/her abilities for the benefit of the patient and his/her relatives.
• Be able to analyze the limitations and resources in her/his knowledge and to use supervision as support. The student will be able to reflect on the significance of ethical principles and to apply them in psychiatric care
• Understand the significance of promotive, preventive and rehabilitative mental health work.

Content

Course contents:
• Tradition and science in psychiatric care
• The nurse in psychiatric care
• Dimensions of mental health
• Aspects of caring relation
• Ethics in psychiatric nursing care
• Group processes
• Aspects in preventive and rehabilitative care

Teaching methods

Lectures
Project- and production, simulation work
Individual studies
Exam

Materials

Townsend, M. Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing : Concepts of Care in Evidence-Based Practice Edition 8 (Unit 1 chapters 1&2, Unit 2 chapter 3 and Unit 3 chapters 7&8) Publisher F. A. Davis Company Print Pub Date 2014-08-20 Ebook Print ISBN 9780803640924 eBook ISBN 9780803643963

Lönnqvist, J, Marttunen, M, Henriksson, M, Partonen, T. 2022. Psykiatria. Themes: skitsofrenia, muut psykoosit, kaksisuuntaiset mielialahäiriöt, depressiiviset häiriöt, ahdistuneisuushäiriöt, persoonallisuushäiriöt, päihdehäiriöt, itsetuhoisuus käyttäytyminen. Ebook.

Mental Health Act

Käypä hoito -suositukset (psykiatriasta)

Content scheduling

Competency aims:
The aim of the course is to develop and increase knowledge in psychiatric nursing and care and the course provides students with opportunities to develop their knowledge and practical competence in psychiatric nursing care.

Learning outcomes:
The student is expected to
• Be able to realise the significance of the care relationship and to consciously use their abilities for the benefit of the patient and their relatives.
• Be able to analyse the limitations and resources in their knowledge and to use supervision as support. The student will be able to reflect on the significance of ethical principles and to apply them in psychiatric care
• Understand the significance of promotive, preventive and rehabilitative mental health work.
Course content:
• Tradition and science in psychiatric care
• The nurse in psychiatric care
• Dimensions of mental health
• Aspects of a caring relationship
• Ethics in psychiatric nursing care
• Group processes
• Aspects of preventive and rehabilitative car

Further information

The student has to pass the course to go out on Psychiatric nursing-practical training.

Assessment methods and criteria

1-5/failed

To pass the course the student should pass the following: written and oral presentation and
drug administration; calculation exam.

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

28.08.2023 - 29.09.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Elina Pettinen
  • Suvi Vierelä
Groups
  • A53nur

Objective

Competency aims:
The aim of the course is that students have
• Knowledge of history and trends in caring, care work and Nursing and Caring science
• Knowledge of healthcare ethics
• Ability to reflect on dilemmas of care based on the various ethical choices and decisions

Learning outcomes:
At the end of the course the student is expected to
• To have an understanding of the history of ideas that lie behind health and care work, as well as of idea patterns that have influenced Nursing and Caring science at different times and in different contexts
• To understand the use of methodology and source criticism in researching history of ideas
• To reflect on the fundamental values of Caring
• To increase awareness of their own inner ethics

Content

Course contents:
• History of ideas behind caring, care work and Nursing and Caring science by selected classical and contemporary thinkers
• History of Ideas methodology and source criticism
• Caring Ethics: the caritative ethics basic categories -nurse's code of ethics
• Ethical theories; external and internal ethics as well as responsibility

Teaching methods

Lectures
Case method
Group assignment
Exam
Individual studies

Materials

Cranmer, P., & Nhemachena, J. (2013).?Ebook : Ethics for nurses: theory and practice.?McGraw-Hill Education, Maidenhead. https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/diak/detail.action?docID=1186568

Duffy, T., Donnell, A., & Snowden, A. (2014). Pioneering Theories in Nursing. Andrews UK. https://search-ebscohost-com.anna.diak.fi/login.aspx?direct=true&db=e000xww&AN=846135&site=ehost-live

Hafsteinsdóttir, T. B., Jónsdóttir, H., Kirkevold, M., Leino-Kilpi, H., Lomborg, K., & Rahm, H. I. (Eds.). (2019).?Leadership in nursing: Experiences from the European nordic countries. p. 1-12; 69-80; 99-114. https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/diak/detail.action?docID=5771203

Code of Ethics for Nurses. ICN. https://www.icn.ch/news/international-council-nurses-launches-consultation-revise-code-ethics-nurses

Ethical Guidelines of Nursing https://sairaanhoitajat.fi/ammatti-ja-osaaminen/kollegiaalisuus-ja-ammattietiikka/

Nurses' Collegiality Guidelines https://sairaanhoitajat.fi/ammatti-ja-osaaminen/kollegiaalisuus-ja-ammattietiikka/

Learning material from lectures

Exam schedules

Exam: at the end of the course
Check the date of exam from the timetable.
Check the dates of general exam retakes.

Student workload

Tentative schedule:
Study activities (134h/5cr)
Lectures - 4X4 hours
Exam 4 hours
Group assignment 20 hours
Individual studies - 94 hours

Content scheduling

Competency aims:

The aim of the course is that students have
- Knowledge of history and trends in caring, care work and nursing and caring science
- Knowledge of healthcare ethics
- Ability to reflect on the dilemmas of care based on various ethical choices and decisions
- Ability to intervene non-professional activities

Assessment methods and criteria

Learning outcomes:

The student is expected to
- To have an understanding of the history of ideas that lie behind health and care work, as well as of the patterns of idea that have influenced nursing and caring science at different times and in different contexts
- To understand the use of methodology and source criticism when researching the history of ideas
- To reflect on the fundamental values of caring
- To increase awareness of their own inner ethics

Evaluation scale

0-5

Timing

01.01.2024 - 31.07.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

20 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Linda Hublin
  • Hanna Dombret
Groups
  • A51nur
    A51nur

Objective

Competency aims:
• The aim of the course is deepen the knowledge the student has gained during the theoretical studies and previous practical trainings.

Learning outcomes:
At the end of the practical training the student is expected to be able to
• Understand different aspects of nursing and actively use all knowledge he/she has about nursing
• Understand the need and methods for health promotion, rehabilitative care and a leadership to promote health in different nursing contexts.
• Plan and put into practice the care of the patient/client in different nursing contexts.
• Document the nursing care in the way the unit he/she is working in demands.

Content

Course contents:
• The practical training is 14 weeks long. The working hours for the practical training is 38h/week and 2 h self-studies/week.

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

11.09.2023 - 17.11.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

20 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Hanna Dombret
Groups
  • A49nur

Objective

Competency aims:
• The aim of the course is deepen the knowledge the student has gained during the theoretical studies and previous practical trainings.

Learning outcomes:
At the end of the practical training the student is expected to be able to
• Understand different aspects of nursing and actively use all knowledge he/she has about nursing
• Understand the need and methods for health promotion, rehabilitative care and a leadership to promote health in different nursing contexts.
• Plan and put into practice the care of the patient/client in different nursing contexts.
• Document the nursing care in the way the unit he/she is working in demands.

Content

Course contents:
• The practical training is 14 weeks long. The working hours for the practical training is 38h/week and 2 h self-studies/week.

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

28.08.2023 - 15.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Leena Sundqvist
Groups
  • HKI-S23nur

Objective

Competency aims:
The aim of the course is to give the student
• Knowledge of the Finnish language on level B1.2
• How to use it in everyday situations
• How to improve the language skills independently

Learning outcomes:
At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to
• On level B1.2 in CEFR
• Cope in routine situations in Finnish orally e.g. present themselves and ask about the patient’s health
• Improve their knowledge of the nursing terminology and the Finnish language independently
• write short notes and recognize many of the words used in e.g. health care forms
• Form sentences and questions in the present and past tense
• Tense both orally and in writing
• Understand the essential information in texts, as fairly simple instructions and short reports (reading comprehension)
• To understand words and expressions in normal speech (listening comprehension).

Content

Course contents:
• Structures of the language, pronunciation and vocabulary
• Texts and dialogues
• Computer aided exercises on all sections mentioned above
• Main focus on nursing interactions and material.

Teaching methods

The course consists of lectures, group discussions, individual learning assignments and exams at the end of the course (written and oral).
The main focus is on nursing interaction and communication skills.

Exam schedules

Written exam
Oral exam

Student workload

Total work load of the course: 135 h
Contact teaching (lectures) XX
Individual studies XX
Exams 4 h

Content scheduling

Structures of the language, pronunciation and vocabulary
Texts and dialogues
Computer aided exercises on all sections mentioned above
Main focus on nursing interactions and material

Themes
Nursing interaction:
- basic conversations and written texts in nursing context

Assessment methods and criteria

To pass the course the student should pass the
following examinations:
Assignments (20 %)
Written examination (40 %)
Oral test (40%)

See a separate framework for evaluation (CEFR level B1.2)

When evaluating the communicational competences the evaluation criteria for initial phase learning (semester 1-3) is used https://www.diak.fi/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Diak_Osaamisen_arviointikriteerit_AMK_EN.pdf

See also evaluation criteria for written assignments https://www.diak.fi/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Diak_Osaamisen_arviointikriteerit_kirjalliset_tehtavat_EN.pdf (learning in the early phase on studies)

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

08.01.2024 - 03.03.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Anu Piispanen
  • Suvi Vierelä
  • Linnea Jokinen
Groups
  • HKI-S23nur

Objective

Competency aims:
The student
• Develops an understanding of the concepts Health and Health Promotion within a scientific framework
• Identifies both resources and challenges for health promotion in individuals when working as a nurse.
• Has an understanding of health as a resource and the importance of health promotion on both individual and societal level.
• Acquires skills in first aid

Learning outcomes:
At the end of the course the student is expected to
• Understand, describe and use basic concepts found within the scientific framework of health and health promotion (e.g., health, llness, salutogenesis, pathogenesis, health determinants, health assets, disease panorama, curative, preventive and promotive care, quality of life)
• Understand and identify health determinants across the human life cycle
• Understand and identify health promotion actions for different age groups
• Give examples of methods and actions promoting health
• Explain health as a process in a context of increasing individual wellbeing and involvement
• Describe the population's health in relation to gender and socio-economic status.
• Is expected to assess and act appropriately in accidents, have the knowledge to act correctly in cases of illness, have knowledge of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the use of a defibrillator.

Content

Course contents:
• Health and caring medical care, planning and organization
• Public Health, content and methods
• Health care for different ages
• Health promotion
• First Aid

Teaching methods

• Pre-assignment, returned before contact teaching (individual, flipped learning)
• E-learning course Vaccine safety basics
• E-learning course Pandemic and epidemic-prone diseases
• Scheduled lectures (health promotion, chronic diseases, infectious diseases, epidemiology, vaccinations, first aid)
• Exam/test

Location and time

Diaconia University of Applied Sciences
Diakle

Materials

Laverack, G. (2014). The Pocket Guide To Health Promotion. McGraw-Hill Education. E-Book.

Public health nursing and health promotion for nurses at a glance. https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/diak/detail.action?docID=5502964

Health Care Act (L1326/2010). Retrieved from https://www.finlex.fi/en/laki/kaannokset/2010/en20101326?search%5Btype%5D=pika&search%5Bkieli%5D%5B0%5D=en&search%5Bpika%5D=terveydenhuoltolaki (unofficial translation)

Statistics Finland. Health. Retrieved from http://www.stat.fi/til/ter_en.html

Welfare Compass. National Institute for Health and Welfare. Retrieved from https://hyvinvointikompassi.fi/en/web/hyvinvointikompassi/

WHO´s course vaccination safety basics. Retrieved from https://vaccine-safety-training.org/home.html

WHO´s course pandemic and epidemic-prone diseases. Retrieved from https://openwho.org/courses/pandemic-epidemic-diseases

Finnish Institute for health and welfare. Vaccination. Retrieved from https://thl.fi/en/web/vaccination

Finnish Institute for health and welfare. Chronic diseases. Retrieved from https://thl.fi/en/web/chronic-diseases.

Terveysportti. Evidence-Based Medicine Guidelines. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Retrieved from https://anna.diak.fi/login?url=https://www.terveysportti.fi/dtk/ebmg/koti

Finnish Red Cross. First Aid instructions. Educational material. Retrieved from https://www.redcross.fi/learn-first-aid/first-aid-instructions

Somerville, Margaret, et al. Public Health and Epidemiology at a Glance, John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2016. ProQuest Ebook Central, https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/diak/detail.action?docID=4557226.

Material shared in teaching

Completion alternatives

-

Employer connections

-

Exam schedules

Check the date of exam from the timetable.

Check the dates of general exam retakes.

International connections

-

Student workload

Study activities (134h/5cr)
• Lectures - 36 hours (includes test/exam)
• Individual studies - 48 hours
• Online-based studies - 48 hours

Content scheduling

-

Further information

Learning outcomes:

Student
• Understand, describe and use basic concepts found within the scientific framework of health and health promotion.
• Understand and identify health determinants and across the human lifecycle.
• Understand and identify health promotion action for different age groups.
• Give examples of methods and actions promoting health
• Explain health as a process in the context of increasing individual wellbeing and involvement.
• Describe the population health in relation to gender and socio-economic status.
• Understand the basic epidemiological concepts e.g. life expectancy at birth, morbidity, mortality, the disability-adjusted life year (DALY).
• Understand the definitions of disease occurrence, e.g. prevalence, incidence.
• Understand, with the help of sources of epidemiological data, the most significant causes of illness and communicable and non-communicable diseases.
• Explain the role of disease prevention and health promotion.
• Understand the concepts of endemic, epidemic and pandemic.
• Can justify the need for vaccination, know the different types of vaccines, know preventable diseases and vaccines included in the Finnish national vaccination program.
• Assess and act appropriately in accidents, have knowledge to the correctly in case of illness, have knowledge of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the use of defibrillator
-cover actions taken to assist in an accident or attack of illness.

Assessment methods and criteria

Pass/fail

• Peer review of pre-assigment
• WHO´s course vaccination safety basics – a downloadable document from the exam returned
• WHO´s course pandemic and epidemic-prone diseases – a downloadable document from the exam returned
• Mandatory participation in First Aid Skills Labs
• Individual exam/test

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

21.08.2023 - 03.11.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Kristiina Rosqvist
  • Marketta Fredriksson
Groups
  • HKI-S23nur

Objective

Competency aims:
• To support the student to purposefully, responsibly and successfully be able to study and get a foundation for his/hers career building.

Learning outcomes:
At the end of the course the student is expected to
Learning competence
• To have a realistic understanding of the own higher education learning and the importance of lifelong learning
• To know about different tools, methods and study activities that supports a target-oriented learning
• To understand the importance of collaboration for better learning
• To be familiar with studies and reflect upon the objectives of studies
• To be familiar with profession and get an insight in the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed in professional life
Digital literacy
• To understand the importance of developing digital competence and information competence
• To get the skills to independently solve issues concerning digital information, communication and content creation
• To master the most basic digital tools and function so that you can be able to study, communicate and create digital content
Global competence
• To be open minded and see the strength of cultural diversity
Ethical competence
• To integrate ethical principles of good scientific practice in the studies
Communicative and social competence
• To be able to share insights with others and argue for their opinions
• To use the writing guide in written work

Content

Course contents:
Part 1 (2 ECTS) University studies of today
• Group tutorials with tutoring teacher
• Orientation in studies with Study Counselor
• Language support and mapping of language qualifications
• Contents and goal with studies
• Multicultural studies
Part 2 (3 ECTS) Digital literacies (online course in its learning)
• 1. Digital literacies
• 2. Content creation
• 3. Information literacy
• 4. Communication and collaboration

Teaching methods

The course consists of self-directed studying, individual learning assignments (sub-assignments and reflection diary) and tutorial meetings (online and classroom meetings).

Location and time

It´s learning - study environment (mainly), Diakle -environment, tutorial meetings online and class meetings

Materials

• Course contents such as articles and videos
• Arcada’s and Diak´s webpages; more information in It´s learning and Diakle
• Support.office.com
• Kopiraittila Academy

Exam schedules

Reflection diary -written response from tutorial teacher

Student workload

Total work load of the course: 135h which includes individual studies, e-learning and teaching

Content scheduling

Learning is progressing online in It´s learning environment step by step. Part of the course materials is also in Diakle (Diak spesific issues). The course consists of three parts which are:
1. Learning competencies include tutorial meeting(s), self-directed studying and reflection diary
2. Digital competencies
3. Information literacy

Assessment methods and criteria

To pass the course the student should follow the online learning process step by step and do the assignments in e-learning environment (sub-assignments and reflection diary).

The course is evaluated as: Passed/Failed

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

15.01.2024 - 18.02.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Jaana Tilli
  • Arja Koski
Groups
  • A51nur
    A51nur

Objective

Competency aims:
The student
• Is able to work proactively and inter-professionally in health care setting that aims to plan the patient/client care utilizing digital solutions. (readiness and ability)
• Has competence and the he/she understands the principals of a customer oriented service design and is ready to lead the team work. (competence and understanding)
• Is able to work for open, well-being and ethically sustainable health care settings. (evaluation ability and attitudes)

Learning outcomes:
At the end of the course the student is expected to
• Identify, explain and act for further trends and their effects on working life in health care setting using digital solutions. (e-health)
• Present various theories related to change in working life and identify his/her own possibilities to impact on well-being at working life in health care setting.
• Plan and implement service design in which the client’s participation is made possible and respected constantly.
• Work multi-professionally and being aware of the development possibilities in service design that are ethically sustainable.
• Plan and evaluate a smaller project in which the team work is at central.

Content

Course contents:
• Service design
• E-health (service design)
• Teamwork and collaboration
• Management of change
• Ethics at working life

Teaching methods

Independent orientation and studying- Individual assignment submitted to the discussion forum the latest 9.1.24 and self-leadership- assignment after orientation lecture.
Group work process in and between the Workshops which include kick off lectures.
Final group assignment.

Materials

Nurses Leading Change from E-book The Future of Nursing 2020- 2030: Charting a Path to Achieve Health Equity by Wakefield MK, Williams DR, Le Menestrel S & Lalitha. Chapter 9. J. https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/diak/detail.action?docID=6697061

Holroyd, J., Brown, K., Turner, A.P. (2015) Self-leadership and personal resilience in health and social care, chapters 2. (pp. 45-65, 3. (pp. 66-88) and 6. (pp.136-169).

Neuhaus, M. (2020). What is Self-Leadership? Models, Theory and Examples. https://positivepsychology.com/self-leadership/

Anderson, S., Nasr, L., & Rayburn, S. W. (2018). Transformative service research and service design: Synergistic effects in healthcare. The Service industries journal, 38(1-2), 99-113. https://doi.org/10.1080/02642069.2017.1404579

Pfannstiel, M. & ; Rasche, C.,2019.Service design and service thinking in healthcare and hospital management: theory, concepts, practice. eBook.

Completion alternatives

The alternative performance of the course include all assignments(2) and Service design process done individually. Seminar participation is recorded presentation of the process.

Student workload

Please notice that this course is based on flipped class-room philosophy which means that the learning is student oriented and flexible.
Group working is essential and regular presence at lectures is requested in order to pass the course.

Assessment methods and criteria

- Independent orientation and studying- active participation in discussion and study circle
- Individual assignment submitted to the discussion forum the latest 9.1.24: returned in time and
- Self-leadership- assignment after orientation lecture: Assessment 5-1, failed
- Group work process in and between the Workshops which include kick off lectures: active participation
- Final assignment as a recorded group discussion: Assessment 5-1 , compelementing the assignment

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

11.09.2023 - 22.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

10 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Susanna Kallakorpi
  • Pia Tauriainen
Groups
  • A51nur
    A51nur

Objective

Competence aims:
• The aim of the course is to develop the student's clinical competence to improve her/his knowledge about and capacity to act in the context of mental health care.

Learning outcomes:
At the end of the course the student is expected to
Theoretical competence:
• Knows the structure of psychiatric health care system
• Has knowledge about mental health and disturbances in mental health
Competence to act in practical situations:
• Understands the special aspects of the processes in mental health care and has capacity to apply this
• Is able to identify, meet and take care of patients suffering from different kind of mental problems and illnesses
• Can participate in planning, realizing and evaluation of patient care, furthermore has capacity to create an individual plan for patient care
• Understands the meaning of caring relationship, furthermore has capacity to use the self to promote patient's mental health
Ethical competence:
• Can apply ethical principles in psychiatric context
• Is aware about own capacities and limits, furthermore can use counseling as a professional tool for self-development
• Understands variations in the phenomena of closeness and distance in psychiatric care

Content

Course contents:
• Theoretical studies in psychiatric care
• Theoretical and practical studies from study year 1 and 2.
• Medical calculation exam must be valid according to instructions.

Teaching methods

Suitable placements for this practice are:

- Psychiatric and drug addiction units at district, central or university hospital for example psychiatric outpatient clinic, psychiatric ward, eating disorder unit, addiction psychiatric outpatient clinic
- Outpatient care offers also different kinds of support services, such as supported living or rehabilitative day-time activities
provided by the public or the private mental health services
- Third sector actors, i.e. different kinds of organisations

Employer connections

Clinical placements in mental health or addiction settings.

Student workload

10 etcs = 267 hours, 8h can be reduced (for CV, placement search via Jobiili, reflections), so total amount of hours are 259 hours. It means approximately 37 hours per week. In calendar weeks this is 7 weeks

Content scheduling

.

Qualifications

To be eligible for enrollment in this course, the student must have accomplish the course or complete studies during the 5th semester :
Clinical care VII: Psychiatric care

Further information

To be eligible for enrollment in this course, the student must have accomplish the course or complete studies during the 5th semester :
Clinical care VII: Psychiatric care

Assessment methods and criteria

The clinical practice will be evaluated as passed/failed.

The student have to
- Make her/his own goals for the practices
- Agree the evaluation meetings with supervising teacher and supervisor from the hospital
- participate in reflections

Student
• Know the structure of psychiatric health care system
• Have knowledge of mental health and disturbances in mental health and have the capacity to apply this
• Understand the special aspects of the processes in mental health care and
• Identify, meet and take care of patients suffering from different kinds of mental problems and illnesses
• Participate in the planning, realising and the evaluation of patient care, furthermore has capacity to create an individual plan for patient care
• Understand the meaning of a caring relationship, furthermore has the capacity to use the self to promote patient mental health

Ethical competence:
• Apply ethical principles in a psychiatric context
• Be aware of their own capacities and limits and use counselling as a professional tool for self-development
• Understand variations in the phenomena of closeness and distance in psychiatric care

Course content:
• Theoretical studies in psychiatric care
• Theoretical and practical studies from study year 1 and 2.
• Medical calculation exam must be valid according to instructions.

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

15.04.2024 - 26.05.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Kristiina Rosqvist
Groups
  • HKI-S23nur

Objective

Competency aims:
• The main aim of this course is to give the student practical experience in performing basic care duties.

Learning outcomes:
After completing this practical rotation, the student is expected to be able to
• Begin to integrate knowledge from different sciences/courses such as anatomy & physiology, pharmacology, microbiology, pathology, clinical care as well as nursing sciences
• Begin to understand the importance of communication during care
• Follow directions and carry out tasks assigned by his/her supervisor
• Begin to become familiar with the duties of a staff nurse
• Understand the meaning of aseptic conduct and be able to operate aseptically
• Improve the patient's well-being by creating a caring relationship
• Provide basic care for the patient /
• Assist in proving for the needs of the patient during end of life
• Encounter the patient respectfully as an individual
• Be aware of their own level of competence and seek guidance when knowledge and skills are lacking
• Begin to apply nursing values, ideas and ethics in the healthcare setting

Teaching methods

- Individual studying in clinical practice
- Reflections by superivising lecturer and in the student group

Materials

Material which is used in clinical care I and II

Completion alternatives

Similar studies done in another UAS

Employer connections

Clinical placements in primary health care

Student workload

Due to the amount of practical training needed to be done, one additional week was added to the basic care to balance the amount of week required. The course worth 5 cr even though the amount of weeks are 4.

Content scheduling

Tutoring session before practical training held by supervising lecturer - 2 hours
Individual studying 3 hours
Practical training - 127 hours
Reflection held by supervising lecturer after the practical training 3 hours

Altogether 135 hours

Further information

The aim of this course is to give the student practical experience in performing basic care duties

Learning outcomes:
After completing this practical rotation, the student is expected to be able to:
- begin to integrate knowledge from different sciences/courses such as anatomy & physiology, pharmacology, microbiology, pathology, clinical care as well as nursing sciences / osaa integroida tietoa eri osa-alueilta kuten anatomia ja fysiologia, mikrobiologia, sisätaudit, kirurgia, ja hoitotiede
- begin to understand the importance of communication during care / ymmärtää kommunikaation merkityksen potilaan kokonaishoidossa
- follow directions and carry out tasks assigned by his/her supervisor / noudattaa ohjaajan ohjeita ja toteuttaa hänelle annetut tehtävät
- begin to become familiar with the duties of a staff nurse / tutustuu päivittäisiin hoitotyön tehtäviin
- understand the meaning of aseptic conduct and be able to operate aseptically / ymmärtää aseptiikan merkityksen ja osaa toimia aseptisesti
- improve the patient's well-being by creating a caring relationship / osaa parantaa potilaan hyvinvointia luomalla hyvän hoitosuhteen potilaaseen
- be able to provide basic care for the patient / osaa toteuttaa perushoitoa
- assist in proving for the needs of the patient during end of life / on osallistunut saattohoidon toteuttamiseen
- encounter the patient respectfully as an individual / kohtelee potilaita kunnioittavasti ja yksilöllisesti
- be aware of their own level of competence and seek guidance when knowledge and skills are lacking / on tietoinen omasta osaamisen tasostaan ja pyytää apua tai hakee tietoa tarvittaessa -
- begin to apply nursing values, ideas and ethics in the healthcare setting / alkaa soveltaa hoitotyön arvoja, ajatuksia ja etiikkaa omassa toiminnassaan

To be eligible for enrollment in this course, the student must have accomplish the course: Clinical Care 1 Patient safety and medication administration

Assessment methods and criteria

- Accomplish practical training (approved)

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

08.01.2024 - 26.05.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

15 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Kristiina Rosqvist
  • Riikka Tuominen
  • Suvi Vierelä
Groups
  • A53nur

Objective

Competency aims:
After finishing the course the student
• Has the competence to take care of the patients basic needs
• Have developed his competence to care for the internal and surgical patients

Learning outcomes:
General for every practical training
• Understand the documentation and the importance of continuity of patient care
• Use different health care recommendations and manuals in support of their activities and learning
• Develop their ethics and can identify, analyze and reflect on ethical problems
• Have basic skills to relates to the patient’s basic care area, such as the patient personal hygiene, nutritional supply or condition and observation of the patients vital life functions
• Understand the importance of patient and drug safety
Internal medicine
• Understand the role of the nurse in multiprofessional cooperation in the care of internal medical patient
• Understand the meaning of drug treatment for patients with internal medical diseases
• Know how to care for parenteral patients fluid and drug treatment
• Understand the inpatient care nature and form an overall picture of care process
• Can according to the patient’s health and symptoms choose and perform appropriate care activities
• Understand the importance of patient guidance and practice to handle it in different situations
Surgical care
• Understand the role of the nurse in the professional cooperation in care of surgical patients
• Can implement the surgical patient’s basic care
• Know the main drug groups and their indications/contractions in the care of surgical patients
• Can judge the condition of the patient, both clinically and with the help of observations instruments
• Understand the actions that are being taken at the ward, be able to prepare for the interventions as well as assist with these
• Understand the care and prevention of pain and nausea with medical and non-medical methods
• Can guide and inform the patient before, during and after surgery

Content

Course contents:
• Practical training according the instructions given

Teaching methods

Suitable placements for this practice are:

A healthcare center, a district or central hospital and university hospital; similar services provided by the private sector

Recommended to be completed in a ward

EU-directive: Nursing in relation to general and specialist medicine and general and specialist surgery

Materials

The course materials and books from clinical courses previously

Completion alternatives

Similar studies done in another UAS

Student workload

15 etcs = 401 hours, 12h can be reduced (for CV, placement search via Jobiili, reflections), so total amount of hours are 389 hours. It means approximately 38 hours per week. In calendar weeks this is 5+5 weeks.

Qualifications

To be eligible for enrollment in this course, the student must have accomplish the course:
- Clinical care II: Medical and Surgical care
-Clinical care III: Clinical care III: Anesthesiology and Intensive Care

Further information

To be eligible for enrollment in this course, the student must have accomplish the course:
- Clinical care II: Medical and Surgical care
- Clinical care III: Anesthesiology and Intensive Care

Assessment methods and criteria

The clinical practice will be evaluated as passed/failed.

The student have to
- Create the CV in Jobiili and search the suitable placements via Jobiili
- Make her/his own goals for the practices
- Agree the evaluation meetings with supervising teacher and supervisor from the hospital
- participate in reflections


Learning outcomes:

General for every practical training, students:

• Understand the documentation and the importance of continuity of patient

care

• Use different health care recommendations and manuals in support of their

activities and learning

• Develop their ethics and can identify, analyse and reflect on ethical problems

• Have basic skills to relate to the patient’s basic care area, such as patient

personal hygiene, nutritional supply or condition and the observation of the

patient’s vital life functions

• Understand the importance of patient and drug safety



Internal medicine

• Understand the role of the nurse in multi-professional cooperation in the care

of internal medicine patients

• Understand the meaning of drug treatment for patients with internal medical

diseases

• Know how to care for patients undergoing parenteral fluid and drug treatment

• Understand the nature of internal medicine care and form an overall picture of

care process

• Can, according to a patient’s health and symptoms, choose and perform

appropriate care activities

• Understand the importance of patient guidance and practice to handle it in

different situations



Surgical care

• Understand the role of the nurse in professional cooperation during the care of

surgical patients

• Can implement a surgical patient’s basic care

• Know the main drug groups and their use in the care of surgical patients

• Can judge the condition of a patient, both clinically and with the help of

observations instruments

• Understand the actions that are being taken on a ward, be able to prepare for

interventions and assist in them

• Understand the care and prevention of pain and nausea with medical and nonmedical

methods

• Can guide and inform the patient before, during and after surgery

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

02.07.2023 - 31.07.2023

Timing

01.08.2023 - 31.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

15 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Suvi Vierelä
  • Sonja Hyrkkö

Objective

Competency aims:
After finishing the course the student
• Has the competence to take care of the patients basic needs
• Have developed his competence to care for the internal and surgical patients

Learning outcomes:
General for every practical training
• Understand the documentation and the importance of continuity of patient care
• Use different health care recommendations and manuals in support of their activities and learning
• Develop their ethics and can identify, analyze and reflect on ethical problems
• Have basic skills to relates to the patient’s basic care area, such as the patient personal hygiene, nutritional supply or condition and observation of the patients vital life functions
• Understand the importance of patient and drug safety
Internal medicine
• Understand the role of the nurse in multiprofessional cooperation in the care of internal medical patient
• Understand the meaning of drug treatment for patients with internal medical diseases
• Know how to care for parenteral patients fluid and drug treatment
• Understand the inpatient care nature and form an overall picture of care process
• Can according to the patient’s health and symptoms choose and perform appropriate care activities
• Understand the importance of patient guidance and practice to handle it in different situations
Surgical care
• Understand the role of the nurse in the professional cooperation in care of surgical patients
• Can implement the surgical patient’s basic care
• Know the main drug groups and their indications/contractions in the care of surgical patients
• Can judge the condition of the patient, both clinically and with the help of observations instruments
• Understand the actions that are being taken at the ward, be able to prepare for the interventions as well as assist with these
• Understand the care and prevention of pain and nausea with medical and non-medical methods
• Can guide and inform the patient before, during and after surgery

Content

Course contents:
• Practical training according the instructions given

Qualifications

To be eligible for enrollment in this course, the student must have accomplish the course:
- Clinical care II: Medical and Surgical care
-Clinical care III: Clinical care III: Anesthesiology and Intensive Care

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

08.01.2024 - 26.05.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

15 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Henna Mäkinen
  • Riikka Tuominen
  • Suvi Vierelä
Groups
  • A53nur

Objective

Competency aims:
The aim of the course is the student
• Can apply previous knowledge in health care and researches when encountering clients from different cultural background and ages in a home care environment.
• Be familiar with the administrative work within home care and outpatient care.
• Be familiar with patient centered care and documentations.

Learning outcomes:
At the end of the course the student is expected to
• Be familiar with home care as a working field
• Know who the most relevant collaborators are within home care and knows which occupational groups are part of the home care team/
• Participate in home care staff meetings and can see the connection between the administrative work and the practical field work
• Practice skills that are of relevance for the nurse/public health nurse in home care/outpatient care
• Be able to vary his/her way of work depending on the client's age and cultural background
• Plan, carry out and evaluate a home care visit, prioritize the need of care, estimate and document the need of nutrition, hygiene, mobility and need for pharmaceuticals
• Be able to carry out a home visit independently

LEARNING OUTCOMES FOR OUTPATIENT CARE
Theoretical competence:
• Integrate knowledge from different sciences/courses such as anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, microbiology, pathology, internal medicine, surgery as well as nursing sciences and apply this knowledge in open care units.
• Apply the knowledge to form a comprehensive picture of the care process in open care.
• Understand what resources are available to health professionals when caring for patients with need for care in open care. Understands the importance of health promotion in open care and clients individual possibilities and obstacles to maintain his/hers own health
• Understands the importance of communication during care both in multiprofessional team and between client and caregiver.
• Understands the difference between hospital and open care and is aware the means how to co-operate between organizations.
Competence to act in practical situations:
• Possess basic nursing care skills needed in open care.
• Apply the treatment process, for example, to observe/assess, analyze, plan and implement needed care in open care.
• Meet the patient's underlying problems, needs, and desires, and increasingly see the patient's whole care picture.
• Be able to administer medications used in open care and can give guidance in medical use to clients.
• Can do documentation of care/ clients condition on the way it is done in the unit.
Ethical competence:
• Be aware of their own level of competence and seek guidance when knowledge and skills are lacking.
• Follow the ethical guidelines for care.
• Understand the importance of confidentiality.
• Understand the importance of ethics in cooperation between staff and client and family members.

Teaching methods

Suitable placements for this practice are:

Nursing homes and different daytime activity centers
• Home care and service units and home nursing
• Disability services, child welfare and family nursing units
• A healthcare center, a district or central hospital and university hospital; similar services provided
by the private sector

• EU-directive: Nursing in relation to general and specialist medicine and general and specialist
surgery, childcare and pediatrics, maternity care, care of the old and geriatrics and home nursing

Materials

The course materials and books from clinical courses previously

Completion alternatives

Similar studies done in another UAS

Student workload

15 etcs = 401 hours, 12h can be reduced (for CV, placement search via Jobiili, reflections), so total amount of hours are 389 hours. It means approximately 38 hours per week. In calendar weeks this is 5+5 weeks.

Qualifications

To be eligible for enrollment in this course, the student must have accomplish the course:
Clinical care IV: Home care and Outpatient care

Further information

To be eligible for enrollment in this course, the student must have accomplish the course:
Clinical care IV: Home care and Outpatient care

Assessment methods and criteria

The clinical practice will be evaluated as passed/failed.

The student have to
- Create the CV in Jobiili and search the suitable placements via Jobiili
- Make her/his own goals for the practices
- Agree the evaluation meetings with supervising teacher and supervisor from the hospital
- participate in reflections

Home care:

The aim of the course is the student

- Can apply previous knowledge in health care and researches when encountering clients from different cultural background and ages in a home care environment;
- Be familiar with the administrative work within home care and outpatient care;
- Be familiar with patient centered care and documentations;
- Be familiar with home care as a working field;
- Know who the most relevant collaborators are within home care and knows which occupational groups are part of the home care team;
- Participate in home care staff meetings and can see the connection between the administrative work and the practical field work;
- Practice skills that are of relevance for the nurse/public health nurse in home care/outpatient care;
- Be able to vary his/her way of work depending on the client's age and cultural background;
- Plan, carry out and evaluate a home care visit, prioritize the need of care, estimate and document the need of nutrition, hygiene, mobility and need for pharmaceuticals;
- Be able to carry out a home visit independently;


Learning outcomes for optional care/outpatient care;

- Integrate knowledge from different sciences/courses such as anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, microbiology, pathology, internal medicine, surgery as well as nursing sciences and apply this knowledge in open care units;
- Apply the knowledge to form a comprehensive picture of the care process in open care;
- Understand what resources are available to health professionals when caring for patients with need for care in open care.
- Understands the importance of health promotion in open care and clients individual possibilities and obstacles to maintain his/hers own health;
- Understands the importance of communication during care both in multiprofessional team and between client and caregiver;
- Understands the difference between hospital and open care and is aware the means how to co-operate between organizations;
- Competence to act in practical situations;
- Possess basic nursing care skills needed in open care;
- Apply the treatment process, for example, to observe/assess, analyze, plan and implement needed care in open care;
- Meet the patient's underlying problems, needs, and desires, and increasingly see the patient's whole care picture;
- Be able to administer medications used in open care and can give guidance in medical use to clients;
- Can do documentation of care/ clients condition on the way it is done in the unit;
-

Ethical competence.
- Be aware of their own level of competence and seek guidance when knowledge and skills are lacking;
- Follow the ethical guidelines for care;
- Understand the importance of confidentiality; Understand the importance of ethics in cooperation between staff and client and family members;

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

02.07.2023 - 31.07.2023

Timing

01.08.2023 - 31.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

15 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Suvi Vierelä
  • Sonja Hyrkkö

Objective

Competency aims:
The aim of the course is the student
• Can apply previous knowledge in health care and researches when encountering clients from different cultural background and ages in a home care environment.
• Be familiar with the administrative work within home care and outpatient care.
• Be familiar with patient centered care and documentations.

Learning outcomes:
At the end of the course the student is expected to
• Be familiar with home care as a working field
• Know who the most relevant collaborators are within home care and knows which occupational groups are part of the home care team/
• Participate in home care staff meetings and can see the connection between the administrative work and the practical field work
• Practice skills that are of relevance for the nurse/public health nurse in home care/outpatient care
• Be able to vary his/her way of work depending on the client's age and cultural background
• Plan, carry out and evaluate a home care visit, prioritize the need of care, estimate and document the need of nutrition, hygiene, mobility and need for pharmaceuticals
• Be able to carry out a home visit independently

LEARNING OUTCOMES FOR OUTPATIENT CARE
Theoretical competence:
• Integrate knowledge from different sciences/courses such as anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, microbiology, pathology, internal medicine, surgery as well as nursing sciences and apply this knowledge in open care units.
• Apply the knowledge to form a comprehensive picture of the care process in open care.
• Understand what resources are available to health professionals when caring for patients with need for care in open care. Understands the importance of health promotion in open care and clients individual possibilities and obstacles to maintain his/hers own health
• Understands the importance of communication during care both in multiprofessional team and between client and caregiver.
• Understands the difference between hospital and open care and is aware the means how to co-operate between organizations.
Competence to act in practical situations:
• Possess basic nursing care skills needed in open care.
• Apply the treatment process, for example, to observe/assess, analyze, plan and implement needed care in open care.
• Meet the patient's underlying problems, needs, and desires, and increasingly see the patient's whole care picture.
• Be able to administer medications used in open care and can give guidance in medical use to clients.
• Can do documentation of care/ clients condition on the way it is done in the unit.
Ethical competence:
• Be aware of their own level of competence and seek guidance when knowledge and skills are lacking.
• Follow the ethical guidelines for care.
• Understand the importance of confidentiality.
• Understand the importance of ethics in cooperation between staff and client and family members.

Qualifications

To be eligible for enrollment in this course, the student must have accomplish the course:
Clinical care IV: Home care and Outpatient care

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

11.09.2023 - 22.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

10 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Riikka Tuominen
  • Suvi Vierelä
  • Linnea Jokinen
Groups
  • A51nur
    A51nur

Objective

Competency aims:
The aim of the course is that student
• Develops competence in delivering teaching/education using appropriate pedagogical approaches.
• Be able to generate individual plans that are appropriate for various client groups.

Learning outcomes:
At the end of the course the student is expected to
• Identify and discuss ethical and pedagogical issues relating to education
• Is be able to plan, implement and evaluate client education from various perspective and in co-operation with other nursing professionals.
• Utilize the appropriate approach and pedagogical methods according the needs of the client/patient or group
• Use various materials for client education and also develop new materials.
• Assess his/her own skills and knowledge and see the consequences of his/her own actions
• Coordinate the patients care as a whole according to the context

Content

Course contents:
• Pedagogic and teaching perspective
• Discussion methods and counseling methods
• Planning, implementing and evaluating the process for client education situations during the different phases of the learning process
• Education of the client/ patient / personal
• Evaluation of the client education process

Student workload

10 etcs = 267 hours, 8h can be reduced (for CV, placement search via Jobiili, reflections), so total amount of hours are 259 hours. It means approximately 38 hours per week. In calendar weeks this is 7 weeks.

Qualifications

To be eligible for enrollment in this course, the student must have accomplish the course:
Clinical Care V: Care of women and children

Further information

To be eligible for enrollment in this course, the student must have accomplish the course:
Clinical Care V: Care of women and children

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

08.01.2024 - 03.03.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Keijo Piirainen
  • Linnea Jokinen
Groups
  • HKI-S23nur

Objective

Competency aims:
The aim of the course is that the student
• Is familiar with the society and understand the public and economical connections within the profession in the public and private sector
• Can describe the possibility to public influence, explain how the working life is organized and be aware of the legislation that underlie the labour market
• Is familiar with the Nordic welfare model as a base of values
• Is familiar with the own working field and see possibilities to be an entrepreneur

Learning outcomes:
At the end of the course the student is expected to
• Be able to describe the structure of the society and the legislation and other regulations that is a base for how the society is working
• Be familiar with the legislation that is essential for the profession
• Realize the value of multi professional co-operation.
• Be able to distinguish and put into practice the most relevant legislation within the field of labour legislation
• Be able to describe the structure of the society according to existing legislation and be able to identify his or her own possibilities to influence
• Be able to discuss the meaning of the Nordic welfare according to the own profession
• Be able to describe the welfare services the local authorities offer according to existing legislation.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Quizzes and Exam
Individual studies

Location and time

MoodleRooms -study environment

Materials

Learning material from lectures

Health and Social Care Acts:

- Occupational Health Care Act 1383/2001 (Finlex)
- Mental Health Act 1116/1990 (Finlex)
- Communicable Diseases Act 786/1986 (Finlex)
- Act on the Status and Rights of Patients 785/1992
(Finlex)
-Social Welfare Act 1301/2014 ( Finlex)
-Child Welfare Act 417/2007 ( Finlex)
- Health Care Act 1326/2010 (Finlex)
- Act on Health Care Professionals 559/1994 (Finlex)
-Act on Social Care Professionals 817/2015 ( Finlex)

Webmaterial:

https://stm.fi/en/social-and-health-services

https://stm.fi/en/income-security/legislation

https://www.kela.fi/web/en/social-security-in-finland

Exam schedules

Quiz 1: After lecture 1 and 2
Qiiz 2: After lecture 3
Exam: After lecture 1-4, at the end of the course

Student workload

Lectures: 16 hours (4 x 4 hours)
Quizzes and Exam :5 hours
Individual studies : 70 hours
Internet-based studies: 60 hours


Total workload of the course: 133,5 hours
Of which autonomous studies: 112,5 hours
Of which scheduled studies: 21 hours (2 quizs, 1 exam + lectures)

Content scheduling

Content of the lectures and quizzes/ exam:

1. Structure of Finnish society and legislation,
- The Constitution of Finland, Nordic welfare model
- The Healthcare and Social welfare system and services in Finland

2. Nordic welfare model and Finnish social security, social welfare services and organizational responsibility, diversity of legislation, social welfare law

(after lectures 1 and 2 : 1. quiz )

3. Health Care Legislation

( after lecture 3: 2. quiz )

4. Finnish Labor market, entrepreneur, Legislation of the professional standards of social and health care personnel

( After lectures 1-4: Exam )

Further information

Competency aims:
The student
• Is familiar with society and understands the public and economic
connections within the profession in the public and private sector
• Can describe possibilities to influence the public, explain how
working life is organised and be aware of the legislation that
underlies the labor market
• Is familiar with the Nordic welfare model as a value base
• Is familiar with their own field of employment and sees the
possibilities to be an entrepreneur
• Understand the structure of the Finnish Health Care system

Assessment methods and criteria

Quizzes passed/failed
Exam 5-1

Learning outcomes:

The student is expected to
• Be able to describe the structure of the society and the legislation
and other regulations that form the base on which the Finnish
society is organized
• Be familiar with the legislation that is essential for the profession
• Realize the value of multi-professional co-operation
• Be able to distinguish and put into practice the most relevant
legislation within the field of labor legislation
• Be able to describe the structure of society according to existing
legislation and be able to identify his or her own possibilities to
influence society
• Be able to discuss the meaning of the Nordic welfare state
according to his/her own profession
• Be able to describe the welfare services that local authorities
must offer based on existing legislation
• Understands the Finnish Health Care System

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 17.03.2024

Timing

08.04.2024 - 31.05.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
  • English
Seats

0 - 30

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Jaana Puurunen
  • Sampo Sivula
Groups
  • Diak

Objective

Students will be able to
- master the Finnish language at basic level A2.2
- understand clear, general spoken language and grasp the main points of discussion in familiar topics, for example, from TV programmes
- converse about familiar topics and manage common everyday exchanges
- easily understand simple texts
- write short pieces of text and communicate by e.g. email
- master the main aspects of basic grammar

Content

- past tenses and their uses
- plural forms
- wordtypes
- the object and its uses
- communication situations (dealing with officials, shopping)
- vocabulary related to hobbies and recreation, health and illnesses, travel, clothing, education, work, customs and celebrations

Teaching methods

- the course is completely online
- lectures on Zoom from April 18 to May 28, approximately two lectures per week
- lots of independent study and homework

Prerequisites: Before the course, Finnish competence should be on a level A1.3/A2.1.

Location and time

The course is completely online (lectures on Zoom).
Lectures are from April 18 to May 28, approximately two lectures per week.

Materials

Sonja Gehring & Sanni Heinzmann: Suomen mestari 2, revised edition 2022 (chapters 1–5/6)

Student workload

Course proceeds quickly and requires a lot of independent study:
- the extent of the course is 5 credits, i.e. 135 hours of work
- there are approx. 27 hours of lectures in total (so the remaining 108 hours are assignments and other independent study)

Assessment methods and criteria

Active participation to lectures and independent tasks affect to assessment.

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

26.02.2024 - 21.04.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Hanna Dombret
  • Jaana Tilli
Groups
  • A51nur
    A51nur

Objective

Competency aims:
The goal is that students
• Develop their ability to identify relevant problem areas and areas for development within the profession
• Develop their ability in distinguishing the need for development and can delineate the area to a manageable whole.

Learning outcomes:
At the end of the course the student is expected to
• Be able to independently search for relevant background information to the problem area.
• Be based on previous knowledge identify the need for knowledge in the chosen field.
• Formulate a distinct problem and a clear purpose as the basis for future thesis.

Content

Course contents:
• Create an idea for a thesis.
• Presentation of idea in small group.

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

26.02.2024 - 21.04.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Hanna Dombret
  • Jaana Tilli
Groups
  • A51nur
    A51nur

Objective

Competency aims:
The aim of the course is that the student
• Develops his/her ability to identify a relevant design for his/her thesis work.
• To identify the type of data and data collection methods can be used for finding the answer to the problem

Learning outcomes:
At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to
• Choose suitable design for the thesis work
• Identify suitable sample
• Choose suitable data collection method
• Choose suitable analysis method
• Reflect ethical issues of the work

Content

Course contents:
• Group supervision
• Writing and presenting a thesis plan
• Participation in thesis plan seminars
• Participating in at least 4 thesis presentations

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

26.02.2024 - 21.04.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Hanna Dombret
  • Jaana Tilli
Groups
  • A51nur
    A51nur

Objective

Competency aims:
The aim of the course is that the student
• Conducts a smaller study in a structured and methodologically correct way
• Develops his/her abilities writing scientifically and clear and his/her ability to critically review and evaluate a thesis work

Learning outcomes:
At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to
• Argue for his/her data -gathering and - analysing method
• Critically discuss and evaluate his /her work comparing it to earlier research in the field
• Present the result in a seminar
• Function as an opponent to another thesis during a thesis presentation

Content

Course contents:
• Tutoring, data gathering, analysis, reporting and opponent ship

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

08.01.2024 - 18.02.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Jaana Tilli
Groups
  • A51nur
    A51nur

Objective

Competency aims:
• To understand the meaning of the concept of knowledge, different forms of knowledge and different traditions for knowledge building.
• To understand the relationship between the perspectives of knowledge in different disciplines or interdisciplinary areas
• To have basic knowledge of the research process and of various research methods, especially about methods that have particular relevance to the own profession.
• Can apply scientific literature in one’s own work, as well as reference material in own knowledge development.
• To have developed knowhow and can participate in work-related projects and thereby contribute to knowledge development.

Learning outcomes:
At the end of the course the student is expected to
• Read, understand and be able to critically review scientific literature.
• Assign forms of knowledge to different types of thesis.
• Search, manage, and critically evaluate academic articles and research in one’s own professional field.
• Know and understand the basic concepts relating to quantitative and qualitative data, as well as how and when they can be used.
• Know and understand the concept design, data collection and analysis methods that generate both quantitative and/or qualitative data, and their relevance in the field of research and development of working life within your own profession.
• Can apply relevant methods in the thesis.
• Have mastered the basics of collecting quantitative data, can use of a statistics program for data analysis and have mastered the grounds for interpreting results and reporting findings in the form of descriptive statistics.
• Can apply suitable collection and analysis methods for qualitative data, and account for results.
• Have developed an exploratory approach in order to be able to contribute to knowledge development in one’s own professional field.
• Can report and critically argue in writing and have mastered the techniques reference citations.
• Can apply principles of professional and research ethics in studies.

Content

Course contents:
• The research process
• Theory of science
• The literature review and its importance
• Designs in qualitative and quantitative research
• Participation oriented designs
• Questionnaires, interviews and observation studies
• Systematic literature studies
• Standardized measurement methods in the profile areas of Health Care
• Content analysis
• Research ethics
• Information retrieval and – analysis
• Critical review of scientific articles, reports and essays
• Statistics

Evaluation scale

0-5

Timing

07.10.2024 - 17.11.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

2 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Paula Ropponen
  • Suvi Vierelä
Groups
  • HKI-S24nur

Objective

Students
• are familiar with the multidisciplinary basis of nursing science and nursing and the challenges of future change
• are familiar with the history and central concepts of nursing science and nursing
• are familiar with the values and ethical basis of nursing science and nursing and recognises the ethical challenges in nursing
• know the main legislation governing the health sector

Content

• the multidisciplinary basis, central concepts and the challenges of future change in the healthcare sector
• history and theoretical basis of nursing science and nursing (paradigm – human, health, environment, nursing functions)
• values, principles, caring and concern in nursing
• nursing and nursing science ethics
• expertise, interaction and respectful treatment of patients in nursing
• collegiality
• personal expertise and ethics in nursing

Evaluation scale

0-5

Timing

19.08.2024 - 06.10.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

4 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Kristiina Rosqvist
  • Aino-Elina Kilpeläinen
Groups
  • HKI-S24nur

Objective

Students
• understand the organisation and delivery of social services and healthcare and the legislation that governs the activities
• understand the role of the church sector, the third sector and civil society in the organisation of key services in the social, health and church sectors
• understand the role and rights of the customer/patient in the service systems in the social, health and church sectors
• understand the importance of diversity, multiculturalism, the customer’s life history and solicitude as the basis for interaction and the patient care relationship
• develop an open-minded approach to work that is culturally sensitive and respectful of customers’ beliefs
• understand the principles of sustainable development in the service systems of the social, health and church sectors

Content

• service system in the social, health and church sectors
• the use of intelligent services and welfare technology applications in delivering services
• the roles of the church sector, the third sector and civil society in the organisation of key services in the social, health and church sectors
• the role and rights of customers in multisectoral service systems
• the basis and characteristics of good customer and care relationships
• respect for diversity and multiculturalism and solicitude in a care relationship
• sustainable development

Evaluation scale

0-5

Timing

07.10.2024 - 17.11.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

2 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Elina Pettinen
  • Linnea Jokinen
Groups
  • HKI-S24nur

Objective

Students
• understand the national decision-making process in nursing and the principles of drafting a care plan
• understand the need for a multidisciplinary knowledge base in decision-making
• know the principles of producing and processing patient records
• understand the concept and significance of evidence-based action in nursing
• know their responsibilities in documenting nursing
• know the data protection and security requirements in healthcare and the legislation governing them

Content

• the decision-making process in nursing and treatment plans
• the multidisciplinary theory base of decision-making
• patient records, drafting and processing
• structured nursing records
• FinnCC classifications
• evidence-based action and quality of treatment
• documentation in patient records
• data protection

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2024 - 31.05.2024

Timing

12.08.2024 - 13.10.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
  • BA in Health Care
Teachers
  • Hanna Dombret
  • Sini Hiltunen
Groups
  • A52sh
  • F51sh
    F51sh
  • Diak
  • A52sh-lh
  • A51sha
    A51sha
  • A51sh
    A51sh
  • A51nur
    A51nur
  • I51sh
    I51sh
  • E51sh
    E51sh

Objective

At the end of the course the student is expected to
• Apply scientific knowledge of family nursing in the nursing care, health promotion and family support of children and adolescents with chronic conditions
• Identify common national and international challenges and societal changes in health promotion and chronic disease management with children and adolescents
• Assess the effectiveness of solution-focused and multidisciplinary family support and nursing
• Support and advice families in using services provided by NGOs, church organisations and low-threshold programmes

Content

• Scientific approaches to family support and nursing
• Key factors of social exclusion and deprivation
• Multidisciplinary networks, child protection, family support and nursing, experts by experience
• Internal and external family structures and dynamics
• Evidence-based health promotion
• Resources for supporting the growth, development and health of children and adolescents
• Service systems and NGOs

Teaching methods

online course consisting online lectures, independent studies and a written assignment ( made alone/pairs/groups)

Materials

Literature/sources presented at learning platform (Diakle)

Employer connections

The written assignment can be implemented at workplaces.

Student workload

1 ects corresponds 27 hours of study

Qualifications

Suitable for nurses, public health nurses and midwives to specialize and update their competence, or for a student in a Bachelor’s Degree Program in Health Care who has already completed the relevant basic professional studies (The care of children, youth, and families -studies) in their own degree program. A prerequisite for proceeding to the advanced studies is approx. 120 completed credits or other specific reason which has been discussed and agreed with the study guidance counsellor. For Open UAS students’ mastery of the equivalent knowledge (comparable study module of another UAS or adequate work experience as a nurse).

Further information

Applicable for social services and health care UAS students who have completed their previous studies of the topic. Suitable for professionals (nurse, public health nurse, midwife,social services BA) to updating and deepening their knowledge.

All materials and lessons are in English, the written task can be done also in Finnish.

Further information

All materials and lessons are in English, but students can do the written task also in Finnish.

RPL 5/2021: An RPL can only be granted if the student already has a degree in nursing, or with equivalent studies completed in a UAS degree program in nursing.

Assessment methods and criteria

The course is evaluated numerically 1-5/ failed. Evaluation is based on assessment of the written assignment and participating the working process.

Read about the assessment criteria at Diak: https://www.diak.fi/en/assessment/

Evaluation scale

0-5

Timing

19.08.2024 - 29.09.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

3 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Suvi Vierelä
  • Linnea Jokinen
Groups
  • HKI-S24nur

Objective

Students
• understand the principles of the prevention of infections and asepsis
• understand the importance of aseptic practices from the point of view of patient safety and are able to correctly follow aseptic practices
• are familiar with the most common and topical diseases caused by viruses and bacteria as well as their prevention in nursing
• know the principles of basic patient care and resource-based support
• understand the importance of observing patients’ vital functions
• know the principles of ergonomics
• understand the factors that contribute to a safe working environment for nursing staff
• know the governing legislation

Content

• microbiology
• the principles of the prevention of infections and asepsis
• diseases caused by microbes
• prevention of infectious diseases in nursing
• prevention of highly contagious diseases
• implementing basic nursing in accordance with aseptic practices
• resource-based nursing
• observation and support of patients’ vital functions
• ergonomic working practices in nursing
• safe working environment

Evaluation scale

0-5

Timing

16.09.2024 - 22.12.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

2 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Paula Ropponen
  • Suvi Vierelä
  • Linnea Jokinen
Groups
  • HKI-S24nur

Objective

Students
• know the principles of aseptic work and infection control
• are able to provide basic nursing care and support the patient in daily activities in a resource-based way
• are able to observe and assess the patient’s condition and vital functions
• can safely administer medicines orally and via subcutaneous injection
• can interact professionally in different nursing situations
• know the principles of ergonomics
• understand the importance of evidence-based information and can justify their actions
• understand the principle of sustainable development in nursing
• develop their oral and written Finnish language skills needed in care settings

Content

• assistance with daily activities in a resource-based and aseptic manner
• risk assessment and prevention of pressure ulcers
• observing and monitoring breathing and circulation according to the cABCDE protocol
• administering medicines via different routes; oral and subcutaneous injection
• measuring blood glucose and interpreting the results
• care after death, taking into account cultural and religious beliefs
• ergonomic working practices and kinaesthetics in nursing
• patient safety
• use, recycling and disposal of materials
• evidence-based nursing
• professional interaction and respectful treatment of customers

Evaluation scale

0-5

Timing

09.09.2024 - 15.12.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

3 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Pauliina Kuusisto
Groups
  • HKI-S24nur

Objective

Students
• can describe the structure, location and function of cells, tissues, organs and organ systems in the human body
• know the regulation and tasks of blood circulatory and respiratory functions
• know the structure and functions of the nervous system
• know how to use the most common scientific concepts in the field
• can use their knowledge in clinical nursing and understand the differences between the functions of a healthy and diseased body (pathophysiology)

Content

• cell
• tissue
• musculoskeletal system
• blood, blood circulation, lymphatic system
• respiration
• nervous system
• structure of organ systems and the location of organs in the body
• regulation and tasks of the functions of the body
• the most common scientific concepts

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2024 - 18.03.2024

Timing

02.09.2024 - 03.11.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 100

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Suvi Vierelä
  • Linnea Jokinen
Groups
  • HKI-S23nur

Objective

Competency aims:
The aim of the course is that the student
• Understands the meaning and methods of health promotion and prevention within the field of home care and outpatient care.
• Gains a deeper understanding for the older patient and patients from different cultures. The student gets an insight in the collaboration between hospital- and outpatient care and learns to see the care from many points of view.
• Learns to collaborate with different professional groups in a client centered way.

Learning outcomes:
At the end of the course the student is
• Expected to be able to plan, carry out and evaluate the home visit independently and as a part of a multi professional team make a care plan for the client
• Able to see the clients health resources and is able to develop his/her health prevention and promotion thinking.
• Familiar with care assessment over the phone and knows the meaning and purpose with phone counseling. The student can consider the special matters concerning clients from foreign cultures.
• Familiar with the special needs regarding older clients, including medication administration, nutrition and rehabilitation.
• Familiar with the normal aging process and can identify variations from the normal aging.
• Familiar with different types of eHealth solutions as a part of the outpatient care.

Content

Course contents:
• Home care
• Gerontology
• Geriatrics
• Outpatient care
• Teamwork
• Rehabilitation
• Nutrition
• Medication administration
• Vaccination competence
• Simulation

Teaching methods

Activating lectures

Seminar assigment (Case method) and seminar (mandatory participation)

Skill labs (mandatory participation)

Calculation workshops (mandatory participation)

Self study (reading material, web material)

Examination (medication and calculation test)

Materials

Literature for medication theory exam

Tetley, J., Cox, N., Jack, K., & Witham, G. (Eds.). (2018). Nursing older people at a glance. ProQuest Ebook Central https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/diak/detail.action?docID=5302587
Part 3; Chapters 16 & 17

Gersch, C., Heimgartner, N.M, Rebar, C.R, Willis, L.M. 2016 (Fourth edition). Medical-surgical nursing. Made incredibly easy. LWW Staff. Springhouse publishing company. E-book
Chapter 21

Administering medication to older adults: https://www-dynahealth-com.anna.diak.fi/nursing-skills/administering-medications-to-older-adults


Literature for the course

Williams, P. (2016). Basic geriatric nursing (Sixth or later edition). Elsevier. e-book available by Diak credentials https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/diak/detail.action?docID=2093179 Printed book availability (8th edition, 2023) at Diak library https://diak.finna.fi/Record/diana.121106?sid=2978637582&lng=en-gb

Vitality in later years : food recommendation for older adults. 2020. https://www.julkari.fi/handle/10024/140764

ISBAR

ABCDE -assesment

NEWS assesment tools

Lecture materials

Additional literature:

Kantor, D. (2019). Lippincott Visual Nursing?: A Guide to Clinical Diseases, Skills, and Treatments: Vol. Third edition. Wolters Kluwer Health. https://anna.diak.fi/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=2112286&site=ehost-live or https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/diak/detail.action?docID=5762693

Marie Boltz, P. R. G.-B. F. F., Elizabeth Capezuti, P. R. F., Terry T. Fulmer, P. R. F., & DeAnne Zwicker, D. A. B. (2016). Evidence-Based Geriatric Nursing Protocols for Best Practice: Vol. 5th edition. Springer Publishing Company. https://anna.diak.fi/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=1203025&site=ehost-live

Peate, I., & Stephens, M. (2020). Wound care at a glance. ProQuest Ebook Central. https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/diak/detail.action?docID=5983905

LWW (2016). Health assessment made incredibly visual!. ProQuest Ebook Central https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/diak/detail.a
Gonzalez-Morales, B. 2019. Action of nurses to improve prospective memory in people affected by alzheimers.

CALCULATION TEST:

Shihab, P. (2014). Numeracy in nursing and healthcare : Calculations and practice. Taylor & Francis. https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/diak/detail.action?docID=1753265

Completion alternatives

-

Employer connections

-

Exam schedules

The medication and calculation exam in the end of the course.

Student workload

Activating lectures: 4 x 4 hours (16 hours) and
Seminar 1 x 4 hours (mandatory participation) = 2 cr

Skill labs: 1 x 8 hours/ student (mandatory participation) = 1 cr

Calculation workshops 1 x 3 hours/ student (mandatory participation) = 2 cr

Self study: 92 hours (reading material, web material, activating test) and

Examination: 3 hours (Medication and calculation test) (incl. in 5 cr)

Content scheduling

Learning outcomes
At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to:

- use evidence based caring science in the home care and outpatient care context

- understand for community care, outpatient care, the meaning of the home and the relatives for the patient

- see the collaboration between hospital- and outpatients care and understand the continuity of the care
- respect the patient in her home

-understand of the rehabilitation system, social benefits, organization and social services system in Finland social service and social aid and working methods

-plan, carry out and evaluate the home call independently and make a care assessment and counseling over the phone and a care plan for the client

-see the clients’ health resources and develop his/her health prevention and promotion thinking

-consider the special matters concerning clients from different cultures

-understand the main principles of medication administration (knowledge of medicines in elderly and adequate calculation skills) and nutrition in elderly

-know the normal aging process and the possibly variations from the normal aging

-document observations and care activities in the home setting

-know different eHealth solutions in the outpatient care


Contents:

-Patient assessment by using patient safety tools (ABCDE, NEWS)

-Community health care

-The care of elderly

-Outpatient care

-Rehabilitation

-Nutrition

-Social benefits

-Central caring activities and examinations in home care and outpatient care

-Decision making process in health care; planning, implementation and assessment of the caring.

Further information

Calculators are allowed in medication calculation test.

Skill-labs in small groups.

The student has to pass the course to go out on Home care-practical training.

Assessment methods and criteria

Evaluation scale: 1-5/abandoned.

Successful completion of the course requires

- Participation in the first lecture
- Calculation test approved
- Participation in exam (evaluation on a scale of 1-5)
- Participation in skill labs (4h+4h)
- Participation in seminar (4h) (evaluation on a scale of 1-5)

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2024 - 18.03.2024

Timing

04.11.2024 - 08.12.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 100

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Hanna Dombret
  • Sabina Hentilä
Groups
  • HKI-S23nur

Objective

Competency aims:
The aim of the course is to give
• Basic knowledge related to children's and women's health i during the various stages of their life cycle
• Basic understanding of women- and family care
• Ability to support the well-being of families.

Learning outcomes:
At the end of the course the student is expected to
• Demonstrate basic competencies in Contextual-, clinical-, caring- and medical care in pediatric-, gynecologic and maternity care.
• Recognize and discuss the most common gynecological diseases, their prevention and care.
• Explain main themes related to a child´s normal development cycle.
• Knowledge in basic pediatrics: being able to recognizing and communicate the most common diseases during childhood and adolescence.
• Identify factors related to normal pregnancy, childbirth and child care.
• Guide patients and families regarding reproductive health
• Is able to delineate aspect related to family centered care

Content

Course contents:
Pediatric care 2 cr
• The child as a patient, special aspects related pediatric care (medication, age/level of maturity)
• pain and anxiety
• basic- and surgical pediatric care
• circulation, digestion, neurology
Care of Women 2 cr
• Women as patients
• Most common gynecological problems and diseases and their impact on women and their families
• Basics in reproductive health
• Knowledge of common contraceptives
• Knowledge of normal pregnancy, delivery and postpartum care.
1 cr
• Extensional studies in gynecological care OR pediatric care (more information at course introduction)

Teaching methods

Independent work;lectures; skill labs and simulation teaching; written exam

Materials

Literature/sources presented at learning platform (Diakle)

Content scheduling

Course content:

Pediatric Care 1 cr

• The child as a patient, special aspects related to pediatric care (medication, age/level of maturity)

• Anatomical differences in children that affect treatment and medication administration

•The core of medical and surgical pediatric care (most common aspects)

• The main illnesses in children and adolescents as well as the medical grounds for treatment

Activating lectures: Children and adolescent as a patient: principles of care, The core of Family Nursing, Children and Adolescent as medical or surgical patient, Preparation a Child or Adolescent and their Family for a procedure, The most common infectious diseases, Children or Adolescent as trauma patient, Intensive care of Children or an Adolescent

Care of Women 1 cr

• Women as patients

• Most common gynecological problems and diseases and their impact on women and their families

• Basics of reproductive health

• Knowledge of common contraceptives

• Knowledge of normal pregnancy, delivery, and postpartum care.

Activating lectures:

Reproductive health, Contraception, Treatment of infertility, Treatment of miscarriage, Treatment of Abortions, The most common Gynecological Diseases and their Prevention and care, Pregnancy, Maternity health care, Delivery and Postpartum care, Emergency delivery



Pediatric drug administration 1 cr

Drug calculations

Principles of drug administration

Administration of medication

Pain and anxiety

Non-medical pain relief



Skill labs and simulation of pediatric and women’s health care 2 cr

Diakle-learning tests and other pre-material (resuscitation: newborn, baby, child; emergency delivery)

Skill labs 1x3h, simulation 1X3h,

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Learning process is introduced in Diakle. This course includes self-study, activating lectures, skill labs and simulations. In the end of the course will be held a literature examination which includes medication and medication calculations.

To pass the course the student should follow the online learning step by step in Diakle. The course includes both online learning and class teaching sessions. Class teaching sessions: activating lectures, skill labs and simulations are 100% mandatory to participate.

Further information

Competency aims:

The aim of the course is to give

• Basic knowledge related to children’s and women’s health during the various

stages of their lifecycle

• Basic understanding of female and family care

• Support to the well-being of families.

Learning outcomes:

The student is expected to

• Demonstrate basic competencies in contextual-, clinical-, and medical care in pediatric, gynecological and maternity care.

• Recognize and discuss the most common gynecological diseases, their prevention and care.

• Explain the main themes related to a child´s normal development cycle.

• Display knowledge of basic pediatric care: being able to recognize and communicate the most common diseases during childhood and adolescence.

• Identify factors related to normal pregnancy, childbirth and child care.

• Guide patients and families regarding reproductive health

• Be able to delineate aspects related to family-centered care

Additional information

The student has to pass the course to go out on Learning and tutoring in health care and nursing-practical training.

Assessment methods and criteria

Evaluation scale: 1-5/ failed.

Evaluation is based on assessment of the written exam and participating the working process.

Read about the assessment criteria at Diak: https://www.diak.fi/en/assessment/

Enrollment

01.03.2024 - 18.03.2024

Timing

05.08.2024 - 15.09.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 100

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Kristiina Rosqvist
  • Susanna Kallakorpi
Groups
  • A53nur

Objective

Competency aims:
The aim of the course is to
• Contribute to develop the student's competence in caring for patient's suffering from different kind of crisis, dependency, drug abuse and basic mental problems.
• The student develops her/his competence in the contextual clinical care. The student forms her/his competence in the assessment and care of the patient who needs emergency care.

Learning outcomes:
At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to
• Identify, to encounter and to take care of patient's i different type of crisis and abuse problems.
• Recognizes and is able to encounter mental aspects in caring.
• Understand the principles of receiving a patient at the emergency room.
• Know the basics for in-hospital advanced resuscitation.

Content

Course contents:
• Different types of crisis:
• crisis care
• crisis service
• different types of abuse problems
• basic knowledge in mental health care
• introduction to the emergency care
• relieving and assessing the patient with an acute emergency at the emergency room
• multiprofessional team work
• the chain of care: prehospital care - care at the emergency ward
• medication administration

Teaching methods

Lectures
Exam
Practical exercises
Individual studies
Internet-based studies

Materials

Townsend, M. Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing : Concepts of Care in Evidence-Based Practice Edition 8 (Chapters: Crises, Trauma ) Publisher F. A. Davis Company Print Pub Date 2014-08-20 Ebook Print ISBN 9780803640924 eBook ISBN 9780803643963
Päihteistä:
Motivational interview

Nettilinkit:
Päihdelinkki
Mieli Ry: Crises, suicide prevention
Käypä Hoito -suositukset: Alkoholiongelmaisen hoito ja Huumeongelmaisen hoito
National Mental Health Strategy and Programme for Suicide Prevention 2020–2030 https://julkaisut.valtioneuvosto.fi/handle/10024/162234

Päivystys:
Kirjallisuus
Dutton, H., & Finch, J. (Eds.). (2018). Acute and critical care nursing at a glance. John Wiley & sons. (Part 1 Nursing in acute and critical care)
Pölönen, P. & Ala-Kokko, T. (2013). Akuuttihoidon laitteet. Helsinki: Duodecim.

Nettilinkit
International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation https://www.ilcor.org/
Duodecim Oppiportti: Elvytys (2020) 60min
Käypä hoito: Elvytys (2021) https://www.kaypahoito.fi/hoi17010
Terveysportti (Duodecim) – Sairaanhoitajan käsikirja:
- Hengenahdistus
- Rintakivun tarkkailu ja tutkimukset
- Huimaus
- Päänsärky
- Neurologisen potilaan tarkkailu ja tutkimukset
- Äkillistä vatsakipua sairastavan potilaan tutkiminen ja hoito
- Myrkytyspotilaan hoito
- Alkoholimyrkytyksen hoito
- Päihdekäytön tunnistaminen
- Monivammapotilaan tarkkailu, tutkimukset ja toimenpiteet

Content scheduling

Competency aims:
The aim of the course is to
• Contribute to developing the student’s competence in caring for patients suffering from different kinds of crises, dependencies, drug abuse and basic mental problems.
• The student develops their competence in contextual clinical care. The student forms their competence in the assessment and care of a patient who needs emergency care.

Learning outcomes:
The student is expected to
• Identify, to encounter and to take care of a patient’s crisis and abuse problems.
• Recognises and is able to encounter mental aspects in caring. • Understand the principles of receiving a patient in the emergency room.
• Know the basics for in-hospital advanced resuscitation.

Course content:
• Different types of crisis: • crisis care • crisis service • different types of abuse problems • basic knowledge of mental health care • introduction to emergency care • caring for and assessing patients with acute emergencies in the emergency room • multi-professional teamwork • the chain of care: pre-hospital care - care on the emergency ward • administering medication

Assessment methods and criteria

1-5/Failed
Participation in the working process

Drug administration
Exam

Enrollment

01.03.2024 - 18.03.2024

Timing

05.08.2024 - 15.09.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 100

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Susanna Kallakorpi
  • Johanna Pirttisalo
Groups
  • A53nur

Objective

Competency aims:
• The aim of the course is to develop and increase knowledge in psychiatric nursing and care and the course provides the students opportunities to develop their knowledge and practical competence in psychiatric nursing care.

Learning outcomes:
At the end of the course the student is expected to
• Be able to realize the significance of the care relationship and to consciously use his/her abilities for the benefit of the patient and his/her relatives.
• Be able to analyze the limitations and resources in her/his knowledge and to use supervision as support. The student will be able to reflect on the significance of ethical principles and to apply them in psychiatric care
• Understand the significance of promotive, preventive and rehabilitative mental health work.

Content

Course contents:
• Tradition and science in psychiatric care
• The nurse in psychiatric care
• Dimensions of mental health
• Aspects of caring relation
• Ethics in psychiatric nursing care
• Group processes
• Aspects in preventive and rehabilitative care

Teaching methods

Lectures
Project- and production, simulation work
Individual studies
Exam

Materials

Townsend, M. Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing : Concepts of Care in Evidence-Based Practice Edition 8 (Unit 1 chapters 1&2, Unit 2 chapter 3 and Unit 3 chapters 7&8) Publisher F. A. Davis Company Print Pub Date 2014-08-20 Ebook Print ISBN 9780803640924 eBook ISBN 9780803643963

Lönnqvist, J, Marttunen, M, Henriksson, M, Partonen, T. 2022. Psykiatria. Themes: skitsofrenia, muut psykoosit, kaksisuuntaiset mielialahäiriöt, depressiiviset häiriöt, ahdistuneisuushäiriöt, persoonallisuushäiriöt, päihdehäiriöt, itsetuhoisuus käyttäytyminen. Ebook.

Mental Health Act

Käypä hoito -suositukset (psykiatriasta)

Content scheduling

Competency aims:
The aim of the course is to develop and increase knowledge in psychiatric nursing and care and the course provides students with opportunities to develop their knowledge and practical competence in psychiatric nursing care.

Learning outcomes:
The student is expected to
• Be able to realise the significance of the care relationship and to consciously use their abilities for the benefit of the patient and their relatives.
• Be able to analyse the limitations and resources in their knowledge and to use supervision as support. The student will be able to reflect on the significance of ethical principles and to apply them in psychiatric care
• Understand the significance of promotive, preventive and rehabilitative mental health work.
Course content:
• Tradition and science in psychiatric care
• The nurse in psychiatric care
• Dimensions of mental health
• Aspects of a caring relationship
• Ethics in psychiatric nursing care
• Group processes
• Aspects of preventive and rehabilitative car

Further information

The student has to pass the course to go out on Psychiatric nursing-practical training.

Assessment methods and criteria

1-5/failed

To pass the course the student should pass the following: written and oral presentation and
drug administration; calculation exam.

Enrollment

01.03.2024 - 18.03.2024

Timing

26.08.2024 - 29.09.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 100

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Elina Pettinen
  • Suvi Vierelä
Groups
  • HKI-S23nur

Objective

Competency aims:
The aim of the course is that students have
• Knowledge of history and trends in caring, care work and Nursing and Caring science
• Knowledge of healthcare ethics
• Ability to reflect on dilemmas of care based on the various ethical choices and decisions

Learning outcomes:
At the end of the course the student is expected to
• To have an understanding of the history of ideas that lie behind health and care work, as well as of idea patterns that have influenced Nursing and Caring science at different times and in different contexts
• To understand the use of methodology and source criticism in researching history of ideas
• To reflect on the fundamental values of Caring
• To increase awareness of their own inner ethics

Content

Course contents:
• History of ideas behind caring, care work and Nursing and Caring science by selected classical and contemporary thinkers
• History of Ideas methodology and source criticism
• Caring Ethics: the caritative ethics basic categories -nurse's code of ethics
• Ethical theories; external and internal ethics as well as responsibility

Teaching methods

Lectures
Case method
Group assignment
Exam
Individual studies

Location and time

Diaconia University of Applied Sciences/Arcada
Diakle -study environment

Materials

Cranmer, P., & Nhemachena, J. (2013).?Ebook : Ethics for nurses: theory and practice.?McGraw-Hill Education, Maidenhead. https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/diak/detail.action?docID=1186568

Duffy, T., Donnell, A., & Snowden, A. (2014). Pioneering Theories in Nursing. Andrews UK. https://search-ebscohost-com.anna.diak.fi/login.aspx?direct=true&db=e000xww&AN=846135&site=ehost-live

Hafsteinsdóttir, T. B., Jónsdóttir, H., Kirkevold, M., Leino-Kilpi, H., Lomborg, K., & Rahm, H. I. (Eds.). (2019).?Leadership in nursing: Experiences from the European nordic countries. p. 1-12; 69-80; 99-114. https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/diak/detail.action?docID=5771203

Code of Ethics for Nurses. ICN. https://www.icn.ch/news/international-council-nurses-launches-consultation-revise-code-ethics-nurses

Ethical Guidelines of Nursing https://sairaanhoitajat.fi/ammatti-ja-osaaminen/kollegiaalisuus-ja-ammattietiikka/

Nurses' Collegiality Guidelines https://sairaanhoitajat.fi/ammatti-ja-osaaminen/kollegiaalisuus-ja-ammattietiikka/

Learning material from lectures

Exam schedules

Exam: at the end of the course
Check the date of exam from the timetable.
Check the dates of general exam retakes.

Student workload

Tentative schedule:
Study activities (134h/5cr)
Lectures - 4X4 hours
Exam 4 hours
Group assignment 20 hours
Individual studies - 94 hours

Content scheduling

Competency aims:

The aim of the course is that students have
- Knowledge of history and trends in caring, care work and nursing and caring science
- Knowledge of healthcare ethics
- Ability to reflect on the dilemmas of care based on various ethical choices and decisions
- Ability to intervene non-professional activities

Assessment methods and criteria

Learning outcomes:

The student is expected to
- To have an understanding of the history of ideas that lie behind health and care work, as well as of the patterns of idea that have influenced nursing and caring science at different times and in different contexts
- To understand the use of methodology and source criticism when researching the history of ideas
- To reflect on the fundamental values of caring
- To increase awareness of their own inner ethics

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2024 - 18.03.2024

Timing

09.09.2024 - 17.11.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

20 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Linda Hublin
  • Hanna Dombret
Groups
  • A51nur
    A51nur

Objective

Competency aims:
• The aim of the course is deepen the knowledge the student has gained during the theoretical studies and previous practical trainings.

Learning outcomes:
At the end of the practical training the student is expected to be able to
• Understand different aspects of nursing and actively use all knowledge he/she has about nursing
• Understand the need and methods for health promotion, rehabilitative care and a leadership to promote health in different nursing contexts.
• Plan and put into practice the care of the patient/client in different nursing contexts.
• Document the nursing care in the way the unit he/she is working in demands.

Content

Course contents:
• The practical training is 14 weeks long. The working hours for the practical training is 38h/week and 2 h self-studies/week.

Evaluation scale

0-5

Timing

26.08.2024 - 03.11.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

2 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Tia Virtanen
Scheduling groups
  • pienryhmä A (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)
  • pienryhmä B (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)
Groups
  • HKI-S24nur
Small groups
  • group A
  • group B

Objective

Student
• to develop English language skills in spoken and written professional communication
• is expected to be able to participate confidently in customer service interactions in English
• be able to understand also complex spoken language on matters regularly encountered at work
• be able to understand, interpret and explain field- specific terminology
• be able to write in stylistically appropriate and grammatically correct English
• to produce formal texts, such as reports, instructions, documents, and other typical written texts needed at work

Content

• social contacts
• discussions
• field-specific concepts and terminology
• communication at your place of work
• writing techniques (language and style)

Evaluation scale

0-5

Timing

19.08.2024 - 22.12.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

3 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Hanna Hovila
Scheduling groups
  • pienryhmä A (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)
  • pienryhmä B (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)
Groups
  • HKI-S24nur
Small groups
  • group A
  • group B

Objective

Students
• develop their oral language skills in situations related to nursing
• achieve B1.2-level oral proficiency in Finnish, which enables interaction with patients, relatives, colleagues and other healthcare professionals.
• are able to describe, explain and define phenomena in their field using oral language skills

Content

• common phrases required in nursing work
• discussions with patients and family members
• oral reporting, patient guidance and health advice
• healthcare vocabulary in Finnish
• interaction in a work community

Teaching methods

The course consists of lectures, group discussions, individual learning assignments and an exam at the end of the course (oral exam). The main focus is on nursing interaction and communication skills.

Exam schedules

Oral Exam: 12th of December at 9:30-11.00

Student workload

Lessons: 20 h (contact teaching on Campus)
Oral exam + training for exam: 11 h
Independent work (homework): 25 h
Learning diary 25 h (2 h / week)

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral Exam, numerical K5-T1/Failed (50% of total evaluation)
Learning diary, numerical K5-T1/Failed (25 % of total evaluation)
Activity and homework K5-T1/Failed (25 % of total evaluation)

Evaluation scale

0-5

Timing

12.08.2024 - 22.09.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

2 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Marketta Fredriksson
  • Sabina Hentilä
  • Sonja Hyrkkö
Scheduling groups
  • pienryhmä A (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)
  • pienryhmä B (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)
Groups
  • HKI-S24nur
Small groups
  • group A
  • group B

Objective

Students
• are familiar with the Diak way of thinking, including the development-oriented work approach and the principles of professional critical reflection
• know how to start their professional growth process
• are familiar with Diak’s study principles and learning tools
• know the principles of critical information retrieval

Content

• the Diak way of thinking, including the development-oriented work approach and the principles of professional critical reflection
• Diak’s study policies as well as digital learning tools and environments
• Critical approach to sources, principles of information retrieval

Timing

19.08.2024 - 29.09.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

2 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Hanna Dombret
  • Paula Ropponen
Scheduling groups
  • pienryhmä A (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)
  • pienryhmä B (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)
Groups
  • HKI-S24nur
Small groups
  • group A
  • group B

Objective

Students
• understand pharmacotherapy as part of patient safety and are familiar with the procedure for reporting pharmacotherapy-related risks and adverse incidents
• understand the responsibilities of student nurses and registered nurses in pharmacotherapy
• understand the principles of general pharmacology and pharmacy
• know how to look for and apply information on medication from drug databases
• know how to guide patients in pharmacotherapy and the interpretation of an electronic prescription
• can perform the medical calculations included in the course

Content

• the principles of safe pharmacotherapy
• the governing legislation for pharmacotherapy
• pharmacotherapy plan
• routes and forms of the administration of medicines
• pharmacology, pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, toxicology
• pharmaceutical service
• drug databases and electronic prescriptions
• risk and incident reports
• responsibilities and obligations of a nursing student during the education
• medical calculation

Teaching methods

Independent work ; preliminary assignments and online teaching, face-to-face teaching, exam

Materials

See Diakle platform

Completion alternatives

An alternative method of performance in the form of a test for practical nurses.

Employer connections

Active implementation of the medical passport in practical training.

Exam schedules

According to the semester time table and general exam dates.

Content scheduling

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Medical calculation:
- advance tasks
- medicine calculation teaching
- an online exam for drug calculation and an exam to be taken at school

Medication:
- face-to-face teaching (contact teaching/zoom)
- medical therapy theory exam

Further information

Accreditation instructions 5/2021:
Diak's accreditation instructions and practices.
Competence in medical calculations must be demonstrated by passing the medical calculation exam.

Alternative execution method 8/2022:
Online test for all practical nurses (replaces the accreditation application). If the student does not pass the online test, he will participate in the course.

PHA01 medical calculations and pharmacoterapy studies must be completed before PRA2. training.

Assessment methods and criteria

- Pharmacotherapy theory exam, numerical K5-T1/Failed
- Medicine calculation exam 100% correct, passed.
- The exam can be failed if there are errors in the answer that endanger patient safety from the point of view of practical medical treatment.

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2024 - 18.03.2024

Timing

09.09.2024 - 22.12.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

10 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 100

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Pia Tauriainen
  • Linnea Jokinen
Groups
  • A53nur

Objective

Competence aims:
• The aim of the course is to develop the student's clinical competence to improve her/his knowledge about and capacity to act in the context of mental health care.

Learning outcomes:
At the end of the course the student is expected to
Theoretical competence:
• Knows the structure of psychiatric health care system
• Has knowledge about mental health and disturbances in mental health
Competence to act in practical situations:
• Understands the special aspects of the processes in mental health care and has capacity to apply this
• Is able to identify, meet and take care of patients suffering from different kind of mental problems and illnesses
• Can participate in planning, realizing and evaluation of patient care, furthermore has capacity to create an individual plan for patient care
• Understands the meaning of caring relationship, furthermore has capacity to use the self to promote patient's mental health
Ethical competence:
• Can apply ethical principles in psychiatric context
• Is aware about own capacities and limits, furthermore can use counseling as a professional tool for self-development
• Understands variations in the phenomena of closeness and distance in psychiatric care

Content

Course contents:
• Theoretical studies in psychiatric care
• Theoretical and practical studies from study year 1 and 2.
• Medical calculation exam must be valid according to instructions.

Teaching methods

Suitable placements for this practice are:

- Psychiatric and drug addiction units at district, central or university hospital for example psychiatric outpatient clinic, psychiatric ward, eating disorder unit, addiction psychiatric outpatient clinic
- Outpatient care offers also different kinds of support services, such as supported living or rehabilitative day-time activities
provided by the public or the private mental health services
- Third sector actors, i.e. different kinds of organisations

Employer connections

Clinical placements in mental health or addiction settings.

Student workload

10 etcs = 267 hours, 8h can be reduced (for CV, placement search via Jobiili, reflections), so total amount of hours are 259 hours. It means approximately 37 hours per week. In calendar weeks this is 7 weeks

Content scheduling

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Qualifications

To be eligible for enrollment in this course, the student must have accomplish the course or complete studies during the 5th semester :
Clinical care VII: Psychiatric care

Further information

To be eligible for enrollment in this course, the student must have accomplish the course or complete studies during the 5th semester :
Clinical care VII: Psychiatric care

Assessment methods and criteria

The clinical practice will be evaluated as passed/failed.

The student have to
- Make her/his own goals for the practices
- Agree the evaluation meetings with supervising teacher and supervisor from the hospital
- participate in reflections

Student
• Know the structure of psychiatric health care system
• Have knowledge of mental health and disturbances in mental health and have the capacity to apply this
• Understand the special aspects of the processes in mental health care and
• Identify, meet and take care of patients suffering from different kinds of mental problems and illnesses
• Participate in the planning, realising and the evaluation of patient care, furthermore has capacity to create an individual plan for patient care
• Understand the meaning of a caring relationship, furthermore has the capacity to use the self to promote patient mental health

Ethical competence:
• Apply ethical principles in a psychiatric context
• Be aware of their own capacities and limits and use counselling as a professional tool for self-development
• Understand variations in the phenomena of closeness and distance in psychiatric care

Course content:
• Theoretical studies in psychiatric care
• Theoretical and practical studies from study year 1 and 2.
• Medical calculation exam must be valid according to instructions.

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Timing

18.11.2024 - 22.12.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Kristiina Rosqvist
  • Linnea Jokinen
Groups
  • HKI-S24nur

Objective

Work placement objectives
Students
• can adhere to patient and client safety practices
• can act according to the working environment’s data security and protection practices
• can observe infection risks in the work placement environment and work in an aseptic way
• can act according to the principles of nursing
• can establish a care and client relationship and assess their ability to deal with patients and customers in a holistic way
• can take into account the diversity and multiculturalism of individuals and life histories in customer/carer relationships
• can observe and respond to the basic daily needs of individuals and document under supervision the care provided
• can administer medication under supervision using the enteral route of administration
• understand their responsibility in the implementation of pharmacotherapy and are familiar with the pharmacotherapy plan of their work placement
• can identify risk points in the pharmacotherapy process in their own work
• can assess the realisation of their objectives and work placement plan and set development objectives
• develop their oral and written Finnish language skills needed in nursing

Objectives of work placement reflection
Students
• reflect on the importance of the first work placement in relation to their own professional growth
• reflect on the realisation of the principles of nursing and respectful treatment of patients in the first work placement, taking into account ethical issues
• understand the process of setting their own work placement objectives to support their learning

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2024 - 18.03.2024

Timing

01.08.2024 - 31.12.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

15 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Riikka Tuominen
  • Suvi Vierelä

Objective

Competency aims:
After finishing the course the student
• Has the competence to take care of the patients basic needs
• Have developed his competence to care for the internal and surgical patients

Learning outcomes:
General for every practical training
• Understand the documentation and the importance of continuity of patient care
• Use different health care recommendations and manuals in support of their activities and learning
• Develop their ethics and can identify, analyze and reflect on ethical problems
• Have basic skills to relates to the patient’s basic care area, such as the patient personal hygiene, nutritional supply or condition and observation of the patients vital life functions
• Understand the importance of patient and drug safety
Internal medicine
• Understand the role of the nurse in multiprofessional cooperation in the care of internal medical patient
• Understand the meaning of drug treatment for patients with internal medical diseases
• Know how to care for parenteral patients fluid and drug treatment
• Understand the inpatient care nature and form an overall picture of care process
• Can according to the patient’s health and symptoms choose and perform appropriate care activities
• Understand the importance of patient guidance and practice to handle it in different situations
Surgical care
• Understand the role of the nurse in the professional cooperation in care of surgical patients
• Can implement the surgical patient’s basic care
• Know the main drug groups and their indications/contractions in the care of surgical patients
• Can judge the condition of the patient, both clinically and with the help of observations instruments
• Understand the actions that are being taken at the ward, be able to prepare for the interventions as well as assist with these
• Understand the care and prevention of pain and nausea with medical and non-medical methods
• Can guide and inform the patient before, during and after surgery

Content

Course contents:
• Practical training according the instructions given

Qualifications

To be eligible for enrollment in this course, the student must have accomplish the course:
- Clinical care II: Medical and Surgical care
-Clinical care III: Clinical care III: Anesthesiology and Intensive Care

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2024 - 18.03.2024

Timing

01.08.2024 - 31.12.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

15 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Riikka Tuominen
  • Suvi Vierelä

Objective

Competency aims:
The aim of the course is the student
• Can apply previous knowledge in health care and researches when encountering clients from different cultural background and ages in a home care environment.
• Be familiar with the administrative work within home care and outpatient care.
• Be familiar with patient centered care and documentations.

Learning outcomes:
At the end of the course the student is expected to
• Be familiar with home care as a working field
• Know who the most relevant collaborators are within home care and knows which occupational groups are part of the home care team/
• Participate in home care staff meetings and can see the connection between the administrative work and the practical field work
• Practice skills that are of relevance for the nurse/public health nurse in home care/outpatient care
• Be able to vary his/her way of work depending on the client's age and cultural background
• Plan, carry out and evaluate a home care visit, prioritize the need of care, estimate and document the need of nutrition, hygiene, mobility and need for pharmaceuticals
• Be able to carry out a home visit independently

LEARNING OUTCOMES FOR OUTPATIENT CARE
Theoretical competence:
• Integrate knowledge from different sciences/courses such as anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, microbiology, pathology, internal medicine, surgery as well as nursing sciences and apply this knowledge in open care units.
• Apply the knowledge to form a comprehensive picture of the care process in open care.
• Understand what resources are available to health professionals when caring for patients with need for care in open care. Understands the importance of health promotion in open care and clients individual possibilities and obstacles to maintain his/hers own health
• Understands the importance of communication during care both in multiprofessional team and between client and caregiver.
• Understands the difference between hospital and open care and is aware the means how to co-operate between organizations.
Competence to act in practical situations:
• Possess basic nursing care skills needed in open care.
• Apply the treatment process, for example, to observe/assess, analyze, plan and implement needed care in open care.
• Meet the patient's underlying problems, needs, and desires, and increasingly see the patient's whole care picture.
• Be able to administer medications used in open care and can give guidance in medical use to clients.
• Can do documentation of care/ clients condition on the way it is done in the unit.
Ethical competence:
• Be aware of their own level of competence and seek guidance when knowledge and skills are lacking.
• Follow the ethical guidelines for care.
• Understand the importance of confidentiality.
• Understand the importance of ethics in cooperation between staff and client and family members.

Qualifications

To be eligible for enrollment in this course, the student must have accomplish the course:
Clinical care IV: Home care and Outpatient care

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2024 - 18.03.2024

Timing

09.09.2024 - 22.12.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

10 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 100

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Teachers
  • Suvi Vierelä
  • Linnea Jokinen
Groups
  • A53nur

Objective

Competency aims:
The aim of the course is that student
• Develops competence in delivering teaching/education using appropriate pedagogical approaches.
• Be able to generate individual plans that are appropriate for various client groups.

Learning outcomes:
At the end of the course the student is expected to
• Identify and discuss ethical and pedagogical issues relating to education
• Is be able to plan, implement and evaluate client education from various perspective and in co-operation with other nursing professionals.
• Utilize the appropriate approach and pedagogical methods according the needs of the client/patient or group
• Use various materials for client education and also develop new materials.
• Assess his/her own skills and knowledge and see the consequences of his/her own actions
• Coordinate the patients care as a whole according to the context

Content

Course contents:
• Pedagogic and teaching perspective
• Discussion methods and counseling methods
• Planning, implementing and evaluating the process for client education situations during the different phases of the learning process
• Education of the client/ patient / personal
• Evaluation of the client education process

Student workload

10 etcs = 267 hours, 8h can be reduced (for CV, placement search via Jobiili, reflections), so total amount of hours are 259 hours. It means approximately 38 hours per week. In calendar weeks this is 7 weeks.

Qualifications

To be eligible for enrollment in this course, the student must have accomplish the course:
Clinical Care V: Care of women and children

Further information

To be eligible for enrollment in this course, the student must have accomplish the course:
Clinical Care V: Care of women and children

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty