Extension studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

Knowledge and understanding:
- Students deepen their knowledge in
emergency medical care
- Students can understand in a deeper way how
care science is part of the clinical
reality, with the patient's needs and situation
in the center

Skills and Abilities:
- Students can independently judge a patient
condition in an emergency situation, as well as
changes in vital life functions and determine
the need for care
- Students can independently in emergency
Begin the care of a patient
- Students have the ability to understand
aspects of patient safety in the on-call clinic
- Students understand the importance of working
in teams in
emergency situations
- Ability to listen and meet patients and
related issues and concerns.
- Take responsibility for their own learning
their own
development in their profession, this through
active participation

Evaluation ability and approach:
- Ability to take the individual into
consideration and show empathic
ability in care
- Students can evaluate their own needs
additional knowledge in the field
- Students can reflect on how sustainability
can be considered in health care

Sustainable Global goals in focus:
# 3. Good health and well-being
# 5. Gender equality
# 10. Reduced inequalities

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, the student is
expected to have
deepened their own knowledge, both
theoretical and practical skills, within
emergency room context

Course contents

The course is the first part of "Krävande
During this part, the content ABC is dealt with
Patient assessment.
The following themes are raised from an
emergencyroom perspective:
- Emergencyroom care, assessment of care needs
- Breathing
- Circulation

Prerequisites and co-requisites

To participate in the course, the student must
have completed all first, second and third year
clinical courses included with approved result.

Additional information

Additional information:
The languages used are Swedish and Finnish.The
student must have (keskitaso)
Finnish and Swedish.

Recommended or required reading

Other materil is on Itslearning.

-Parvianen et al. 2021. Akuuttihoidon lääkkeet.
-Ala-kokko et al. 2021. Peruselintoimintojen
häiriöt ja niiden hoito. Duodecim
-Akuuttihoidon laitteet. 2013. Pölönen,
P., Ala-Kokko, T., Helveranta, K., Jäntti, H.,
Kokko,A. (toim.). Duodecim.
-Teho- ja valvontahoitotyön opas. 2017.
Ritmala-Castrén, M., Lönn, M., Lundgrén-Laine,
H.,Meriläinen, M., Minna Peltomaa (toim.)2.,
uudistettu painos. Duodecim
-EKG-tulkinnan työkirja. 2016. Mäkijärvi,
M.,Parikka, H., Raatikainen, P., Heikkilä,
J.(toim.) Duodecim
Ensihoito. 2017. Kuisma, M., Holmström,
p.,Porthan, K. Sanoma Pro.
-Oireista työdiagnoosiin. 2016. Kosonen,
A.,Saikko, S., Alanen, P., Jormakka, J.
- Lecture material
-Current articles
-Other material

Study activities

  • Lectures - 30 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 20 hours
  • Practical exercises - 20 hours
  • Individual studies - 45 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 20 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

Assessment requirements

For passing the course, students should pass
Participate in practical exercises and
Participate in theory studies on campus and
activities at
Pass exam tasks.


  • Appelroth Maria
  • Ericsson Christoffer
  • Loimijoki Niko
  • Paakkonen Heikki
  • Stockmann-Broo Christine


Stockmann-Broo Christine

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

Kursens närundervisning pågår under tiden vecka 35-
36. Närmare program presenteras under första

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