2020 Bachelor’s Degree Programme in Health Care

2019

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BASIC STUDIES
                                   
Orientation to higher education studies
                                   
Orientation to higher education studies 2
     
           
           
English
                                   
Professional English
                                   
English, oral proficiency 1.5    
         
           
   
English, written proficiency 1.5    
         
           
   
Swedish
                                   
Introduction to Swedish
                                   
Introduction to Swedish 2
     
           
           
Professional Swedish
                                   
Swedish, oral proficiency 1.5  
     
           
         
Swedish, written proficiency 1.5  
     
           
         
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PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
                                   
Basis of customer work
                                   
Ethics and expertise in the social, health and church sectors 4
     
           
           
Service systems and operational environments in the social, health and church sectors 2
     
           
           
Encounters in care relationship
                                   
Human growth and development 3
     
           
           
Care relationship, diverse and multicultural customers 3
     
           
           
Clinical nursing I
                                   
The decision-making process and documentation in nursing 2
     
           
           
Anatomy and physiology I 2
     
           
           
Prevention of infections and asepsis 2
     
           
           
Basic care, support of daily functions and ergonomics, simulations 2
     
           
           
Participatory interaction and guidance
                                   
Disabilities 2  
     
           
         
Assisting interaction and guidance 4  
     
           
         
Health and welfare promotion 3  
     
           
         
Clinical nursing II
                                   
Anatomy and physiology II 2  
     
           
         
Methods of rehabilitative health promotion 2  
     
           
         
Observation and treatment of vital functions, simulations 3  
     
           
         
Adult nursing
                                   
Evidence-based clinical adult nursing 4  
       
           
       
Functions of clinical nursing, simulations 3  
       
           
       
Elder care
                                   
Old age 2  
       
           
       
Evidence-based clinical elder care 2  
       
           
       
Palliative and spiritual nursing
                                   
Palliative and spiritual nursing 5    
       
           
     
Mental health and substance abuse work
                                   
Mental health and intoxicating substances 4    
       
           
     
Evidence-based clinical nursing and simulation in mental health and substance abuse work 4    
       
           
     
Child, adolescent and family nursing
                                   
Health promotion with children, adolescents and families 2    
         
           
   
Evidence-based clinical child and adolescent nursing 2    
         
           
   
Clinical nursing functions for children and adolescents, simulation 2    
         
           
   
Developing expertise in nursing
                                   
Social and health economy 2      
         
           
 
Management and entrepreneurship 3      
         
           
 
Nursing expertise and ethical sensitivity
                                   
Expertise as a registered nurse 3      
         
           
 
Clinical expertise, simulation 4      
         
           
 
Culturally sensitive expertise 2      
         
           
 
Community-based participatory research (CBPR)
                                   
Tools for developing the professional field I 3  
     
           
         
Tools for developing the professional field II 2  
       
           
       
Pharmacotherapy and drug calculations
                                   
Safe pharmacotherapy and drug calculations 2  
     
           
         
Adult pharmacotherapy and drug calculations 2  
       
           
       
Pharmacotherapy and drug calculations in elder care 2  
       
           
       
Pharmacotherapy and drug calculations in mental health and substance abuse work 1    
       
           
     
Pharmacotherapy and drug calculations in child and adolescent work 1    
         
           
   
Vaccinations and the prevention of infectious diseases 2    
         
           
   
Work placement
                                   
Basic training in nursing 5
     
           
           
Supporting and guiding the ability to function - work placement 6  
     
           
         
Clinical work placement in adult nursing I 6  
       
           
       
Clinical work placement in adult nursing II 6  
       
           
       
Clinical work placement in elder care/Work placement in home nursing 7    
       
           
     
Work placement in mental health promotion and substance abuse work 8    
       
           
     
Clinical work placement in child, adolescent and family nursing 8    
         
           
   
Health promotion with people in need of special support - work placement 6    
         
           
   
Nursing expertise - work placement 8      
         
           
 
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ELECTIVE STUDIES
(Select 30 ECTS)
                                   
Optional advanced studies
(Select 30 ECTS)
                                   
Nursing of a critically ill and perioperative patient
                                   
Mental health and substance abuse work
                                   
Gerontological nursing
                                   
Child, adolescent and family nursing: advanced studies
                                   
Professional work in the global context
                                   
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THESIS
                                   
Community-based participatory research (CBPR)
                                   
Thesis
                                   
Development and innovation I 3    
       
           
     
Development and innovation II 2    
         
           
   
Development and innovation III 5      
         
           
 
Development and innovation VI 5      
           
           
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ECTS credits per period / semester / academic year 606060606060606060606060606060606060

Due to the timing of optional and elective courses, credit accumulation per semester / academic year may vary.

The curriculum fulfils the Act (559/1994 and 1200/2007), Decree (564/1994) and EU directives (updated 2013/55/EU) on health care professionals as well as nationally agreed competence requirements of registered nurse education (2019). Registered nurse studies 210 ECTS comprise 180 ECTS of general nurse competence and 30 ECTS of alternative advanced studies.

BACHELOR OF HEALTH CARE, NURSE 210 ECTS

BASIC STUDIES 10 ECTS:
Introduction to Swedish 2 ECTS, Swedish 3 ECTS, English 3 ECTS, Orientation to higher education studies 2 ECTS. Finnish language and communication is integrated into vocational studies.

VOCATIONAL STUDIES 155 ECTS

ELECTIVES 30 ECTS:
Alternative advanced studies 30 ECTS

THESIS 15 ECTS

The bachelor’s degree programme in health care comprise six thematic sections divided into study modules. The thematic sections are:
• The basis of professional encounters and the service system 29 ECTS
• Inclusion and guidance 30 ECTS
• Clinic nursing 29 ECTS
• Variety of life paths and health promotion 60 ECTS
• Applied and developing expertise 32 ECTS
• Participatory research and advocacy 30 ECTS

The studies follow the Community-Based Participatory Research model (CBPR) where learning and assignments can be used to benefit the development needs in the working life.