The course takes place in period

  • 1 (2021-08-01 to 2021-10-24)
  • 2 (2021-10-25 to 2021-12-31)


Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

10 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is that student develops
competence in delivering teaching/education
using appropriate pedagogical approaches.

Student is able to generate individual plans
that are appropriate for various client groups.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is
expected to be able to:

Identify and discuss ethical and pedagogical
issues relating to education. / Tunnistaa
ja ymmärtää ohjaamisen eettiset ja pedagogiset

Is able to plan, implement and evaluate client
education from various perspective and in co-
operation with other nursing professionals. /
Osaa suunnitella, toteuttaa ja arvioida
ohjausta ja opetusta asiakas- ja
yhteistyössä muiden asiantuntijoiden kanssa.

Can utilize the appropriate approach and
pedagogical methods according the needs of the
client/patient or group. / Osaa käyttää
tilanteeseen sopivia asiakas- ja
potilaslähtöisiä opetus- ja ohjausmenetelmiä.

Can use various materials for client education
and also develop new materials. /Osaa käyttää
olemassaolevaa ja kehittää uutta
ohjaus ja opetusmateriaalia.

Can assess his/her own skills and knowledge and
see the
consequences of his/her own actions/
Kykenee arvioimaan omaa osaamistaan ja
kehittämään omaa toimintaansa sekä vastaamaan
toimintansa seurauksista.

The student can coordinate the patients care as
whole according to
the context/
Osaa koordinoida potilaan kokonaishoidon
kyseisessä kontekstissa vastuunsa mukaisesti

Course contents

This course contains these topics:

  • pedagogic and teaching perspective
  • discussion methods and counseling methods
  • planning, implementing and evaluating the
    process for client education situations during
    the different phases of the learning process
  • education of the client/ patient / personal
  • evaluation of the client education process

Prerequisites and co-requisites

The student must have accomplished the
following courses:

Clinical care I
Clinical care II
Clinical Practice: Basic care
Medication Administration and Patient safety
Passed the medication calculation part in either
clinical care III, IV, V or VI

Previous course names

Nursing Pedagogics (NS-1-026)

Additional information

The practical placements are reserved by
Jobiili and during the time they are in the

The place should be booked at least 2 weeks
before the start of the practice so there is
time to confirm the place.

Confirmed practical training place must be
cancelled 2 weeks before the start in case of
that student cannot attend the training.

The CV needs to be updated before reservations.

Inform the teacher that you are going to
practical training.

An accomplished practical training with all
assignments required have to be done and
within 12 month after the practical training is
over. After that the practical training is
outdated and needs to be re-done.

If it has been over two years since one or more
of the required prerequisite courses have been
completed, the student should demonstrate
sufficient knowledge before participating in
course by participating in the course or the
practical exercises of the course with approved

Study activities

  • Lectures - 4 hours
  • Practical exercises - 8 hours
  • Individual studies - 22 hours
  • Seminars - 4 hours
  • - 4 hours
  • Practical training - 228 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 270 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 270 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Practical training

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the
following examinations:

  • participate in the class
  • accomplish the assignment
  • participate in skills days in clinical care 1
  • accomplish practical training


  • Mannevaara Pauleen
  • Sjölund Terese


Mannevaara Pauleen

Group size

No limit (7 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2021-04-15 to 2021-08-15

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • 2020-04-08 - Other assignments

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