The course takes place in period

1 (2021-08-01 to 2021-10-24)


Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The goal for the course is for the student to
deepen his/her knowledge of prehospital medication
and medicines.

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, the student is
expected to
administer and independently initiate medical
prescribed by a physician (either directly or
directives) for the acutely ill or trauma

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Emergency Care - Basic Level 1
Emergency Care - Basic Level 2
Specific Topics in Emergency Care

Recommended or required reading

Castrén M. et al. 2005. Ensihoidon perusteet.
Pelastusopisto. Suomen Punainen Risti. Otavan
Kirjapaino Oy, Keuruu. ISBN 951-98649-5-4

Kuisma M, Holmström P et al. 2017. Ensihoito.
SanomaPro. ISBN 9789526340241

Alanen P, Jormakka J, Kosonen A och Saikko S.
2016. Oireista työdiagnoosiin -
ensihoitopotilaan tutkiminen ja arviointi.
SanomaPro. ISBN: 978-952-63-3547-6

Also additional material from the lecturers

Study activities

  • Lectures - 23 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 7 hours
  • Practical exercises - 31 hours
  • Individual studies - 74 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition


  • Loimijoki Niko
  • Saarela Sami
  • Stenström Mats
  • Takala Sami


Ericsson Christoffer

Group size

No limit (25 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2021-08-09 to 2021-09-05

Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2021-10-28 09:15 - 13:00 A311 Akutvård - Klinisk farmakologi Takala Sami

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