The course takes place in period

  • 2 (2021-10-25 to 2021-12-31)
  • 3 (2022-01-01 to 2022-03-13)
  • 4 (2022-03-14 to 2022-07-31)


Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

1. The student is familiar with and can
the laws that regulate the field of
health care.
2. The student can plan, carry out and evaluate
health promoting and rehabilitating work and
maintain the work ability of the people in the
working life, the workplace and the working
3. The student can evaluate the effects of the
work, the working community and the environment
on health.
4. The student can explain the principles for
good practice in occupational health care.
5. The student understands the principles for
multi professional collaboration in the field
occupational health care.
6. The student can take different factors in
environment to account that either strengthen
threatens health.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is
expected to
recognize the central principles for health
promoting and preventive work among the working
population and the environment that they work

Course contents

Occupational health care 2 cr
Occupational medicine 1 cr
Public health science för the working
1 cr
Environment health care 1 cr

Prerequisites and co-requisites

The content of the three first study years.

Previous course names

Population based health care (2013)

Recommended or required reading

Material on Oppiportti, will be specified when
course starts.
Research articles, will be specified at the
latest when the course starts.
Edling, C.; Nordberg, G.; Albin, M. & Nordberg,
M. 2010. Arbets- och miljömedicin. En lärobok
om hälsa och miljö. Studentlitteratur.
alt. Starck, Jukka et al. 2008. Työhygienia.
Kokkinen, Lauri (red.) 2020. Hyvbinvointia työstä
2030-luvulla. Skenaarioita suomalaisen työelämän
kehityksestä. ISBN 978-952-261-943-3
Martimo, Kari-Pekka; Antti-Poika, Mari; Uitti,
Jukka (red.). 2012. Työstä terveyttä. Duodecim.
Uitti, Jukka. 2016. God
alt. Hyvä työterveyshuoltokäytäntö (2014)
Työterveyslaitos. 2006. Terveystarkastukset

Study activities

  • Lectures - 15 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 5 hours
  • Individual studies - 75 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 20 hours
  • Seminars - 8 hours
  • - 12 hours


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

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

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

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the
Examination 1: Pre-assignment, must be handed
11.1.2019 on ItsLearning (40%)(competency goals
Examination 2: 2 reports from the perjantai-
meetings at the Institute of Occupational
deadline 2.3.2019 (30%)(competency goals 3,5)
Examination 3: Home exam in occupational
medicine. Deadline 5.4.2019.
Examination 4: Active participation in the
environment health day and other mandatory
of the course. (30%) (competency goal 6)


  • Ekman Petra
  • Grönlund Anu
  • von Hedenberg-Löfman Linnéa


Nyberg Anu

Group size

No limit (18 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2021-04-15 to 2022-07-31

Assessment methods

  • 2021-04-11 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2022-01-07 08:30 - 16:00 Arbete och hälsa Tid att göra förhandsuppgiften. Se närmare instruktioner på Itslearning. Nyberg Anu
2022-01-10 09:00 - 11:30 Arbete och hälsa Genomgång av förhandsuppgiften Introduktion till kursen Nyberg Anu
2022-01-11 09:00 - 11:30 Arbete och hälsa Olika typer av hälsogranskningar i företagshälsovården. Nyberg Anu
2022-01-11 12:00 - 14:30 Arbete och hälsa Casearbete kring hälsogranskningar Nyberg Anu
2022-01-13 12:00 - 14:30 B326 Arbete och hälsa Casearbete kring hälsogranskningar Nyberg Anu
2022-01-18 12:00 - 14:30 Arbete och hälsa Ergonomi, fysioterapeutens roll i företagshälsovården. Fysioterapeutens direktmottagning. von Hedenberg-Löfman Linnéa
2022-01-20 09:00 - 11:30 Arbete och hälsa Nyberg Anu
2022-01-28 10:00 - 15:00 Arbete och hälsa/simulering Vi möts på Teams för dessa simuleringar. Bekanta er med casen på förhand! Click here to join the meeting Nyberg Anu
2022-04-06 09:30 - 10:45 Arbete och hälsa Sonja Tykkä och Satu Laakso från Helsingfors stad berättar om sitt arbete med arbetslösa helsingforsbor. Sker på Teams eller Zoom. Nyberg Anu
2022-04-06 12:00 - 13:30 Arbete och hälsa/studiebesök på Teams Click here to join the meeting Nyberg Anu

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