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Health and welfare promotion-VERKKOTESTI LH- TAUSTAISILLE, vaihtoehtoinen suoritustapa (3 cr)

Code: OSA0203A20S-3025

General information


01.03.2022 - 18.03.2022


22.08.2022 - 02.09.2022

Number of ECTS credits allocated

3 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching


Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages

  • Finnish

Degree programmes

  • BA in Health Care, Public Health Care
  • BA in Health Care
  • BA in Health Care, Diaconal Nursing


  • Anu Piispanen


  • A53sh
  • A53sha
  • I53sh
  • E53sh
  • F53sh


- understand the basis and ethical challenges of health promotion
- understand the nation’s state of health and wellbeing and related factors on the level of the individual and communities
- understand the connection of social decision-making and structures to health and wellbeing
- know how to utilise motivating health talk as an assistance method
- are familiar with the legislation and programmes related to the promotion of health and wellbeing


- principles of health and sickness
- health promotion, different levels and operating methods, such as motivating health talk
- theories and models that explain health and wellbeing
- social dimensions of health and sickness in epidemiology and public health medicine
- factors behind health disparities and marginalisation
- the relationship between lifestyle and health
- norm, resource and information guidance of health promotion and wellbeing
- ethics of health promotion

Evaluation scale