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GHO04HS23POR Gerontological nursing - advanced work placement (15 cr)

Code: GHO0415A20S-3016

General information


01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023


04.09.2023 - 26.11.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

15 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching



Teaching languages

  • Finnish

Degree programmes

  • BA in Health Care


  • Sinikka Vuorinen


  • F49sh
  • 09.10.2023 09:00 - 11:30, Syventävä harjoittelu / Reflektio


• know how to predict, identify and assess changes and resources related to the health, ability to function and wellbeing of the elderly
• know how to plan, execute and assess evidence-based elder care in multi-professional collaboration and with a working method that respects a good and safe life as well as an individual lifestyle, culture and values
• know how to plan, implement and assess holistic pharmacotherapy and consider the functional changes in an older person’s organs
• know how to independently and under supervision administer the prescribed pharmacotherapy for the customer/patient
• know how to support and guide an aging person and their immediate circle, respect their experiences and opinions, listen to them and strengthen their inclusion and agency
• know how to utilise various working methods of gerontological nursing, promotion of health and the ability to function, prevention of insufficiency and health technology applications in elder care and self-care
• know how to analyse and assess the ethical challenges related to elder care and the use of health technology applications
• know how to present development suggestions as a basis of ethically sustainable elder care

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