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

5 cr

Competency aims

This course is taught and administrated by Diak

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

The student develops her/his competence in the
contextual clinical care. The student forms
her/his competence in the assessment and care
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
to take care of patient's i different type 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,
patient assessment and monitoring the patient.

Students needs to know the basics for in-
hospital 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
- receiving and assessing the patient with an
acute emergency at the emergency room (ABCDEF,
triage and NEWS)
- multiprofessional team work
- the chain of care: prehospital care - care at
the emergency ward - care at the ward
- medication administration
- different emergencies

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Accomplished before participating in the

First and second year theoretical courses

At least one practical training of minimum of 5
weeks in Finnish hospital setting

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the

* seminars in crisis and drugs
* skills
* simulations


Sjölund Terese

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Course enrolment period

2021-08-09 to 2021-09-05

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