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Extension studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is that student has more knowledge of obstetrics and neonatology.
Student is able to organise and fulfill an evidence based course for pregnant parents.
Student is able to work both in maternity- and childcareing unit.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to use her theoretical knowledge in midwifery.
Student is able to plan and carry out an evidence based preparing course for parents.

Course contents

To make a project; - to plan , carry on and evaluate an evidence based course for parents(3 cr)
-obstetrics and neonatal care (1 cr)
-pediatric (1 cr)

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Theory course in Family care part 1

Previous course names


Additional information

Project is obligatory, follow the timetables, please!

Recommended or required reading

Research articles
Ylikorkala, O. 2004. Naistentaudit ja synnytykset. Duodecim
Eriksson, K. 1999. Den trojanska hästen. Vasa: Åbo Akademi.
Eriksson, K. 2004. Trojanska häst II. Vasa: Åbo Akademi.
Paananen et al.2007. Kätilötyö1.2, 1.3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
Ylikorkala, O. 2004. Naistentaudit ja synnytykset. Duodecim

Barnmedicin / Tor Lindberg, Hugo Lagercrantz (red.)
Förlag: Lund : Studentlitteratur , 1999

Study activities

  • Lectures - 10 hours
  • Exercise based learning - 8 hours
  • Tuition managed by students but supervised by the teacher - 8 hours
  • Project work and productions - 17 hours
  • Individual studies - 30 hours
  • -exam in pediatric -individual tutoring - 60 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 107 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 26 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams
  • Demonstrations and presentations
  • Reports and productions

Assessment requirements

examin in obstetrics and neonatalcare
examen in pediatricx
activly take part in project, indiviual part,
part in group, raport of project


  • Kajander Elisabeth
  • Onninen Berit
  • Väyrynen Pirjo


Niemi Annika

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2010-05-31

Assessment methods

  • 2010-03-05 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • 2009-02-13 - Reports and productions

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