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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 crisis,
dependency, drug abuse
and basic mental problems.

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

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is
expected to be able
to identify,to encounter and to take
care of patient's in
different types of crisis and
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
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 course:
Clinical care I and II
Medication administration and patient
Anatomy and physiology
At least one practical training

Previous course names


Additional information

The introduction lecture is mandatory.
seminars and simulations are also

Recommended or required reading

We will update the reading material

Material from SKHOLE

Study activities

  • Lectures - 0 hours
  • Practical exercises - 0 hours
  • Individual studies - 0 hours
  • Seminars - 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
Examination 2 Exam in emergency care on
itsLearning (at school)

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


  • Gray Pamela
  • Savolainen Jari
  • Skogster Annika


Savolainen Jari

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

  • 2017-12-08 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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