Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

Swedish

Type of course

Compulsory

Recommended year of study

1

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The course gives an introduction to healthcare and other nearby sciences

Learning outcomes

The student gets a basic knowledge of - the organisation of healthcare in Finland - the concept of health - the health panorama in Finland - the environmental healthcare - preventive and health promoting aspects of healthcare over a person´s lifespan.

Course contents

Healthcare for different age groups. Themes concerning health promotion. Public health science Environment science

Prerequisites and co-requisites

none

Additional information

obligatory presence on seminars, group- and project work

Recommended or required reading

handouts from the lecturers Reference literature Hurme M. (toim.) 1997. Hyvä työterveyshuoltokäytäntö : opas toiminnan suunnitteluun ja seurantaan . Helsinki : Työterveyslaitos. Kantola P., Lehtimäki R, Talsi M. 1993. Folkhälsoarbetets grunder . Helsingfors . Tryckericentralen. Medin J.,Alexandersson K. 2000.Begreppen hälsa och hälsofrämjande : en litteraturstudie . Studentlitteratur.Lund. Pietilä A-M.(toim.) 2002.Terveyden edistäminen : uudistuvat työmenetelmät .WSOY. Helsingfors Social- och hälsovårdsministeriet 2005. Barnrådgivningen som stöd för barnfamiljer. Handbok för personalen. Social- och hälsovårdsministeriets handböcker 2005:12. Stakes. Skolhälsovården 2002 : en handbok för skolhälsovårdare, läkare, grundskolor och kommuner. Stakes oppaita Viisainen K. (red.) 2000. Screeningundersökningar och samarbete inom mödravården : rekommendationer. Helsingfors : STAKES, 2000 Serie: (STAKES. Oppaita, ISSN 1236-0724 ) Internet adresser www.stakes.fi www.vn.fi www.ktl.fi

Study activities

  • Lectures - 20 hours
  • Tuition managed by students but supervised by the teacher - 20 hours
  • Project work and productions - 23 hours
  • Individual studies - 70 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 93 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 40 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams
  • Demonstrations and presentations
  • Reports and productions
  • Essays

Teacher

Onninen Berit

Examiner

Onninen Berit

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

OBS!!!!! Den aktuella tidtabellen delas ut vid kursens början 27.8.2008

Assessment methods

  • 2008-09-15 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
  • Date will be announced later - Essays

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