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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to contribute to
develop the student's competence in caring for
patient's suffering from different kind of
dependency, drug abuse and basic mental

The student develops her/his competence in the
contextual clinical care. The student forms
competence in the assessment and care of the
patient who needs emergency care.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is
to be able to identify,to encounter and to take
care of patient's i different type of crisis
abuse problems.

The student recognizes and is able to encounter
mental aspects in caring.

The student also understands the principles of
recieving a patient at the emergency room.

Students needs to know the basics for in-
advanced resiscitation.

Course contents

- different types of crisis
- crisis care
- crisis service
- different types of abuse problems
- basic knowledge in mental health care

- introduction to the emergency care
- recieving and assessing the patient with an
acute emergency at the emergency room
- multiprofessional team work
- the chain of care: prehospital care - care at
the emergency ward
- medication administration

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Accomplished before participating in the
Clinical care I and II
Medication administration and patient safety
Anatomy and physiology
At least one practical training (minimum of 5

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Study activities

  • Lectures - 0 hours
  • Practical exercises - 0 hours
  • Individual studies - 0 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 0 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 0 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 0 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the
following examinations:
Examination 1 Exam in crisis and drugs (home
Examination 2 Exam in emergency care on
itsLearning (at school)

Introduction lecture is mandatory. If the
student cannot participate, he/she has to


  • Savolainen Jari
  • Skogster Annika


Savolainen Jari

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Assessment methods

  • 2017-11-09 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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