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 the student can
make surveys about different dimensions and
estimates health questions in relation to the
life situation and occupational circumstances.
The student participates and is active in the
the school health context.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is
expected to be able to be acquainted with
school health and student health in an
integrated environment.
The student get to know the laws about
occupational health. The student makes
occupational health care examinations and
working place surveys. The student knows the
system of rehabilitation and the future in
occupational health care. The student
understands health prevention and relevance of
health, sickness and mortality of individuals.

Course contents

School health care
Student health care
Occupational health care
Working medicine
Out patient care
Project work and development for public health

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Clinical care 1, 2 och 3
Medication administration and dosages
Home care and out patient care
Psychiatric care

Previous course names

School health care (2007)
Occupational health care (2007)
Working medicine (2007)
Project work and development for public health

Recommended or required reading

Laws concerning occupational health care in
www.finlex.fi External link
Andersen E. & Schwencke E. Projektarbete - en
vägledning för studenter, 1998,
Studentlitteratur ISBN: 91-44-00890-
Arbetsskyddslagen 738/2001 (Finlex)
Edling C & Nordberg G & Nordberg M, Hälsa och
miljö -en lärobok i arbets- och miljömedicin,
2000, Studentlitteratur, ISBN: 91-44-01130-X
Företagshälsovårdslagen 1383/2001 (Finlex)
Haarala P. et al. 2008, Terveydenhoitajan
osaaminen, Edita. ISBN: 978-951-37-4930-9
Juutilainen H. Työterveyshoitajan
käsikirja,2004, Edita. ISBN:951-37-4006-4
Terveydenhoitaja tidskrift
Työ, Terveys, Turvallisuus tidskrift
Uitti J.et Taskinen Helena, red.; Työpereäiset
sairaudet, 2011, Työterveyslaitos
Westerholm P. et al. 2005, Praktisk etik i
arbetsmedicin, Studentlitteratur. ISBN: 91-44-

Study activities

  • Lectures - 35 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 8 hours
  • Practical exercises - 20 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 40 hours
  • Individual studies - 80 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 62 hours
  • Seminars - 15 hours
  • Simulations and skill stations in out patient care - 10 hours


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

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

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

Assessment requirements

Occupational health spring 2017
Working medicine home examination will be
announced later
Examination health care theory spring 2017
Examination school health care spring 2017


  • Ekman Petra
  • Grönlund Anu
  • Kukkonen Göta
  • Sievers Hannele


Grönlund Anu

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

  • 2016-01-29 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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