The course takes place in period

  • 2 (2019-10-28 to 2019-12-31)
  • 3 (2020-01-01 to 2020-03-22)
  • 4 (2020-03-23 to 2020-07-31)


Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

1. The student is familiar with and can implement
the laws that regulate the field of occupational
health care.
2. The student can plan, carry out and evaluate
health promoting and rehabilitating work and
maintain the work ability of the people in the
working life, the workplace and the working
3. The student can evaluate the effects of the
work, the working community and the environment
on health.
4. The student can explain the principles for
good practice in occupational health care.
5. The student understands the principles for the
multi professional collaboration in the field of
occupational health care.
6. The student can take different factors in the
environment to account that either strengthen or
threatens health.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to
recognize the central principles for health
promoting and preventive work among the working
population and the environment that they work in.

Course contents

Occupational health care 2 cr
Occupational medicine 1 cr
Public health science för the working population
1 cr
Environment health care 1 cr

Prerequisites and co-requisites

The content of the three first study years.

Previous course names

Population based health care (2013)

Recommended or required reading

Material on Skhole, will be specified when the
course starts.
Research articles, will be specified at the
latest when the course starts.
Edling, C.; Nordberg, G.; Albin, M. & Nordberg,
M. 2010. Arbets- och miljömedicin. En lärobok om
hälsa och miljö. Studentlitteratur.
alt. Starck, Jukka et al. 2008. Työhygienia.
Martimo, Kari-Pekka; Antti-Poika, Mari; Uitti,
Jukka (red.). 2012. Työstä terveyttä. Duodecim.
Uitti, Jukka. 2016. God företagshälsovårdspraxis.
alt. Hyvä työterveyshuoltokäytäntö (2014)
Työterveyslaitos. 2006. Terveystarkastukset

Study activities

  • Lectures - 15 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 5 hours
  • Individual studies - 75 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 20 hours
  • Seminars - 8 hours
  • - 12 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

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

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the
Examination 1: Pre-assignment, must be handed in
11.1.2019 on ItsLearning (40%)(competency goals
Examination 2: 2 reports from the perjantai-
meetings at the Institute of Occupational Health,
deadline 2.3.2019 (30%)(competency goals 3,5)
Examination 3: Home exam in occupational
medicine. Deadline 5.4.2019.
Examination 4: Active participation in the
environment health day and other mandatory parts
of the course. (30%) (competency goal 6)


  • Ekman Petra
  • Grönlund Anu
  • Hellstén Kati


Grönlund Anu

Group size

No limit (12 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2019-03-18 to 2020-07-31

Assessment methods

  • 2019-04-05 - Exams
  • 2019-03-02 - Reports and productions
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2020-01-09 13:00 - 16:00 B516 Arbete och hälsa/ergonomi Specialföreläsning om ergonomibedömning i företagshälsovården. Hellstén Kati
2020-01-14 13:00 - 16:00 B516 Arbete och hälsa/ergonomi Specialföreläsning om ergonomibedömning i företagshälsovården. Hellstén Kati
2020-01-15 09:00 - 11:00 Arbete och hälsa/studiebesök Vi gör ett studiebesök till Esbo stads företagshälsovård i Esbo centrum. Adressen dit är Kamrersvägen 2A, 2. våningen. Vi träffas lite före 9 och går upp tillsammans. Nyberg Anu
2020-01-16 09:00 - 12:00 B327 Arbete och hälsa Nyberg Anu
2020-01-16 13:00 - 15:30 B326 Arbete och hälsa Arbetsmedicin Nyberg Anu
2020-01-21 09:00 - 15:30 E486 Arbete och hälsa/Simulering Simulering i företagshälsovård. Förbered er genom att titta på de case som finns på Itslearning. Ekman Petra
Nyberg Anu
2020-01-21 09:00 - 15:30 E490 Arbete och hälsa/Simulering Ekman Petra
Nyberg Anu

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