2020 Bachelor’s Degree Programme in Health Care, Public Health Care

2020

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BASIC STUDIES
                                       
Orientation to studies at a higher education institution
                                       
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 relationships
                                       
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 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
                                       
Evidence-based clinical child and adolescent nursing 2    
         
             
     
Clinical nursing functions for children and adolescents, simulation 2    
         
             
     
Health promotion of school-age children, young people and their families
                                       
Public health nurses' work with school children and students 2    
         
             
     
Health promotion of school-age children and young people 2    
         
             
     
Developing expertise in nursing
                                       
Social and health economy 2    
           
             
   
Management and entrepreneurship 3    
           
             
   
Public health nurses at maternity and child health clinics
                                       
Public health nurse work with a family expecting a child 4    
           
             
   
Public health nurse work with children and their families 5    
           
             
   
Public health nurses' work in occupational health care
                                       
Public health nurses' work in occupational health care 4      
           
             
 
Health promotion with people who need special support
                                       
Health promotion with people who need special support 2      
           
             
 
Clinical practice in non-institutional healthcare
                                       
Clinical practice in non-institutional healthcare 3      
           
             
 
Social public health nurse work
                                       
Social health promotion 2      
             
             
Environmental health promotion 2      
             
             
Professionally ethical activities of a public health nurse 2      
             
             
A public health nurse's expertise
                                       
Expertise and management in the work of a public health nurse 2      
             
             
Quality and effectiveness of health services 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    
         
             
     
Pharmacotherapy and pharmacological calculations for clients of pre-natal and children's clinics 1    
           
             
   
Pharmacotherapy and pharmacological calculations for clients of occupational health care 1      
           
             
 
Advanced vaccination competence and E-prescriptions 2      
             
             
Work placement
                                       
Basic training in nursing 5
     
             
             
Practical training in supporting children's ability to function 4
       
             
           
Supporting and guiding adults’ ability to function – work placement 4
       
             
           
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 6  
         
             
       
Clinic work placement in child, adolescent and family nursing 6    
         
             
     
Work placement as a school healthcare nurse 5    
         
             
     
Public health nurse work at maternity clinics – work placement 4    
           
             
   
Public health nurse work at child clinics – work placement 5    
           
             
   
Practical training in family counselling and empowering groups 1    
           
             
   
Work placement – occupational health nurse 5      
           
             
 
Health promotion with people in need of special support – work placement 4      
           
             
 
Clinic nursing in outpatient healthcare – work placement 6      
           
             
 
Expertise as a public health nurse – work placement 11      
             
             
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ELECTIVE STUDIES
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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      
           
             
 
R and D and innovation work V 5      
             
             
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ECTS credits per period / semester / academic year 6060606060606060606060606060606060606060

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 and public health nurse education (2019). The public health nurse programme (240 ECTS) includes the education of a registered nurse.

PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE 240 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 205 ECTS

ELECTIVES 5 ECTS

THESIS 15 ECTS AND DEVELOPMENT ASSIGNMENT 5 ECTS

Nursing studies comprise of seven thematic sections divided into study modules.
The thematic sections are:
• The basis of professional encounters and the service system 29 ECTS
• Inclusion and guidance 32 ECTS
• Clinic nursing 29 ECTS
• Variety of life paths and health promotion 62 ECTS
• Applied and developing expertise 30 ECTS
• Participatory research and advocacy 30 ECTS
• The ethical nature of nursing and future-proof expertise 28 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.