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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 is to contribute to develop the student's competence in caring for patient's suffering from different kind of crisis, dependency, drug abuse and basic mental problems. The student develops her/his competence in the contextual clinical care. The student forms her/his competence in the assessment and care of the patient who needs emergency care.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to identify,to encounter and to take care of patient's in different types of crisis and abuse problems. The student recognizes and is able to encounter mental aspects in caring. The student also understands the principles of recieving a patient at the emergency room. Students needs to know the basics for in-hospital advanced resiscitation.

Course contents

- different types of crisis - crisis care - crisis service - different types of abuse problems - basic knowledge in mental health care - introduction to the emergency care - recieving and assessing the patient with an acute emergency at the emergency room - multiprofessional team work - the chain of care: prehospital care - care at the emergency ward - medication administration

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Accomplished before participating in the course: Clinical care I and II Medication administration and patient safety Anatomy and physiology At least one practical training

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Additional information

The introduction lecture is mandatory. The seminars and simulations are also mandatory.

Recommended or required reading

We will update the reading material shortly Material from SKHOLE

Study activities

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  • Practical exercises - 0 hours
  • Individual studies - 0 hours
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  • Total workload of the course: 0 hours
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Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

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

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the following examinations: Examination 1 Exam in crisis and drugs (home exam) Examination 2 Exam in emergency care on itsLearning (at school) Introduction lecture is mandatory. If the student cannot participate, he/she has to compensate.


  • Gray Pamela
  • Savolainen Jari
  • Skogster Annika


Savolainen Jari

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Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

  • 2017-12-08 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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