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HAR5HS22HKI-(SHD) Work placement in mental health promotion and substance abuse work (8 cr)

Code: HAR5008A20S-3012

General information


01.03.2022 - 18.03.2022


31.10.2022 - 09.12.2022

Number of ECTS credits allocated

8 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching



Teaching languages

  • Finnish

Degree programmes

  • BA in Health Care, Diaconal Nursing


  • Eeva Nykänen


  • A50shd


- know how to consider the significance of the diversity, multiculturality and life history of customers/patients in the treatment of illnesses and rehabilitation
- know how to apply the basics of medical care in nursing
- know how to identify risks in the pharmacotherapy process and act according to their responsibility
- execution of pharmacotherapy through various routes of administration
- monitoring and recording the effects of pharmacotherapy, pharmacotherapy review and assessment
- drug and medication safety
- know how to create and maintain treatment-based interaction
- know how to support the customer/patient in utilising online self-care methods to support their rehabilitation
- know how to consider the family and close network and support their adaptation and inclusion in the various phases of the rehabilitation process
- understand the significance of job supervision in mental health and substance abuse work
- know how to apply creative and functional methods in substance abuse and mental health work
- know how to support the customer/patient in an acute crisis
- know how to identify the need for emotional and spiritual support of the patient/customer and apply methods of assisting interaction and spiritual nursing in the care relationship
- know how to guide the customer/patient to use appropriate social services and healthcare and third-sector services
- know how to use the technological tools and applications used in mental health and substance abuse work in an ethical and customer-oriented manner
- know how to critically analyse and assess their values and attitudes in their professional activities and set development challenges

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