Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to introduce the student in the health care system in Finland - to give first aid in different acute situations - healthcare organisation and content

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to - recognize the organisation and planning system for the Finnish healthcare system -read and understand public health science literature - know health promoting activities in the society Have basic skills in resuscitation and use the automatic defibrillator -give first aid in different diseases and accidents - be aware of the prehospital systems historic and actual situation in Finland

Course contents

content health care 3 sp First aid and PPE+D 1 sp introduction to First aid 1 sp

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Previous course names


Additional information

obligatory presence on seminars in healthcare

Recommended or required reading

Första hjälpen, 2010 Duodecim, Finlands Röda Kors ISBN 978-951-656-242-4 Handouts Reference literature (a list will be handed out)

Study activities

  • Lectures - 0 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 0 hours
  • Small-group work - 0 hours


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


  • Gray Pamela
  • Onninen Berit
  • Tallberg Christian


Roberts Christel

Home page of the course


Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2012-10-30

The timetable of the course

HÄLSOVÅRD 3 sp Del I , förverkligas tillsammans med 13 VÅ där kursen går under namnet "Hälsovård och hälsofrämjande" Del II enbart för 13AV Separat tid för att bekanta sig med yrket i ambulans under ett dygn meddelas av ansvarig kurslärare.

Assessment methods

  • 2013-09-13 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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