Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Recommended year of study

2

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is - provide the student
with ability to meet, understand and improve
wellbeing of the elderly with aesthetic and
spiritual interventions

  • give basic knowledge in first aid and
    microbiology

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected
to be able to

  • respect elderly clients as unique, developing
    individuals with resources
  • use different assessment tools in planning care
  • reflect on her/his own activity in light of the
    value foundation of elderly care and seeks to
    retain her or his personal ethical sensitivity.
  • establish a caring relationship based on
    listening and interaction with the elderly client.
  • realize the spiritual and aesthetic needs of
    human beings
  • apply the multiprofessional approach adopted
    during studies in planning and performing care
  • to act and evaluate the action's in emergencies
    and accidents as well as in diseases
  • know the basic facts about microbiology that is
    needed in care

Course contents

first aid
microbiology
aesthetics
spiritual care

Recommended or required reading

Hartley, Nigel & Payne, Malcolm (Ed.)(2008). The
Creative Arts in Palliative Care. London: Jessica
Kingsley Publishers. ISBN 9781843105916.
Sorrentino, Sheila A. 2003 Mosby's textbook for
long-term care assistants
Mosby’s textbook for long-term care Sheila A.
Sorrentino, Bernie Gorek
Webb, Bond, Beale 2004 First aid manual. second
edition: Dorling Kindersly.London

Study activities

  • Lectures - 80 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 16 hours
  • Exercise based learning - 16 hours
  • Individual studies - 20 hours
  • Web-based and web-supported studies - 8 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 140 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 28 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 112 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams
  • Demonstrations and presentations
  • Essays

Teacher

  • Arell-Sundberg Marina
  • Niemi Annika
  • Tillman Ilse
  • Vahderpää Satu

Examiner

Sundell Solveig

Group size

No limit

Course completion date

Date for course completion will be announced later

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

17.02.2012 14:15 - 15:45 Geriatric
Care 2 D4108 10HAGEL
Tillman Ilse
20.02.2012 12:15 - 13:45 Geriatric
Care 2 B326 10HAGEL Tillman
Ilse
21.02.2012 08:30 - 10:00 Geriatric
Care 2 B328 10HAGEL Arell-
Sundberg Marina
21.02.2012 12:15 - 13:45 Geriatric
Care 2 D4107 10HAGEL
Tillman Ilse
27.02.2012 09:00 - 17:30 Geriatric
Care 2 A310 10HAGEL Solovieva
Natalia
02.03.2012 13:00 - 14:30 Geriatric
Care 2 B327 10HAGEL Arell-
Sundberg Marina
05.03.2012 09:00 - 11:45 Geriatric
Care 2 A310 10HAGEL Niemi
Annika
06.03.2012 09:00 - 11:45 Geriatric
Care 2 E492 (Musik) 10HAGEL
Niemi Annika
07.03.2012 09:15 - 16:00 Geriatric
Care 2 F249 (Lilla auditoriet)
10HAGEL Tillman Ilse
08.03.2012 09:00 - 11:45 Geriatric
Care 2 E493 (Konst) 10HAGEL
Niemi Annika
12.03.2012 09:00 - 11:45 Geriatric
Care 2 E493 (Konst) 10HAGEL
Arell-Sundberg Marina
13.03.2012 09:00 - 11:45 Geriatric
Care 2 A311 10HAGEL Niemi
Annika

Assessment methods

  • 2011-04-14 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Essays

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