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AHO01PK23HKI-SHD/TH Evidence-based clinical adult nursing (4 cr)

Code: AHO0104A20S-3019

General information


19.09.2022 - 09.10.2022


09.01.2023 - 10.02.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

4 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

75 % Contact teaching, 25 % Distance learning



Teaching languages

  • Finnish


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Degree programmes

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


  • Mirjami Huuskonen
  • Aino-Maaria Kokkonen


  • A52th
  • A52shd


- know how to form a description of holistic nursing in adult nursing
- know how to analyse information regarding adult health and wellbeing and the need for care and service systems
- know how to apply the basics of medical care to the most common internal diseases and surgeries in customer-oriented nursing and health promotion
- know how to apply the patient’s experience-based knowledge when guiding lifestyle changes and supporting coping in the daily life
- know how to apply evidence-based data and assess the quality of care


- holistic nursing
- adult health and wellbeing, need for care and services
- the most common internal diseases and procedures and methods used in the treatment of an internal disease patient
- the most common surgically treated diseases
- pre-, intra- and postoperative nursing
- treatment of pain and wounds
- cancer nursing
- nutritional nursing
- NEWS (National Early Warning Score)
- falling ill and sexual health
- lifestyle guidance, coping in the daily life, patient’s experimental knowledge
- evidence-based nursing, health technology and treatment quality

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