The course takes place in period

  • 1 (2019-08-01 to 2019-10-27)
  • 2 (2019-10-28 to 2019-12-31)


Extension studies

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Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course for the student is
-learn how to guide parents on health and
nutrition for infants and children under age 7
-know the contents of the program for following
up health and development of children age 0-7.
- know the contents of a post partum check on

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is
expected to be able to
- follow up children´s health and development
- know and implement the Finnish vaccination-
- guide parents in healthcare among
children 0-7 years
- support families in healthy habits of life
- know the most common pediatric issues
- know nutrition for children 0-7 years
- do a postpartum check on women

Course contents

Childrens healthcare 3,5cr
Pediatrics 0,5cr
Extended course on vaccination knowledge 1cr

-follow up on growth, development, eyesight and
-supporting parents of children age 0-7.
- recommendations of nutrition, children age 0-
- Outpatients pediatrics
- introduction to metalizationbases parenting

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Family centered healthcare theory part I
Care of women and children

Previous course names

Family Health, part 2 (Health Care)

Additional information

Mandatory presence on training sessions and

Recommended or required reading

Topical scientific papers

Study activities

  • Lectures - 25 hours
  • Practical exercises - 25 hours
  • Individual studies - 55 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 30 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 methods

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


  • Ekman Petra
  • Grönlund Anu
  • Jeglinsky-Kankainen Ira
  • Stenbäck Pernilla
  • Tillman Ilse


Ekman Petra

Group size

No limit (12 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

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Course enrolment period

2019-08-12 to 2019-09-08

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2019-08-28 09:00 - 11:30 C350 Barnfamiljer och hälsa Ekman Petra
2019-09-02 12:15 - 15:30 B327 Barnfamiljer och hälsa syn och hörsel Ekman Petra
2019-09-12 09:00 - 14:00 C350 Barnfamiljer och hälsa LENE, VANEPsy Ekman Petra
2019-09-18 09:00 - 16:00 C350 Barnfamiljer och hälsa Dag om mentaliseringsbaserat föräldrastöd. Malin von Koskull från Folkhälsan medverkar. Ekman Petra
2019-09-24 08:30 - 11:15 B325 Barnfamiljer och hälsa Hälsogranskning, förebyggande av sjukdomar, ta till tals. Theresa Helsingius. Ekman Petra
Helsingius Theresa
2019-09-27 09:00 - 15:00 D275 Barnfamiljer och hälsa motorikövningar med barn, Ekman Petra
Jeglinsky-Kankainen Ira
2019-09-30 08:00 - 16:00 E486 Barnfamiljer och hälsa Simulering i barnrdg Ekman Petra
Nyberg Anu
2019-09-30 08:00 - 16:00 E491 Barnfamiljer och hälsa simulering barnrdg Ekman Petra
Nyberg Anu
2019-09-30 08:15 - 16:00 E487.2 Barnfamiljer och hälsa Ekman Petra
Nyberg Anu

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