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Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

10 cr

Competency aims

Theoretical knowledge and practical skills in basic clinical care.

Learning outcomes

-Student has ability to meet the patient`s basic needs.
- has abilitiy to create a caring relationship
- can put the caring process into practice
- has ability to encounter a patiente in the end of life
-has knowledge of caring theories and models
- manage to perform basic caring activities

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Patient safety and evidencebased care
Anathomy and physiology

Previous course names


Additional information

- mandatory attendence at introduction,practical trainings and simulations.
-to pass the course 60% has to be correct in the written exam

Recommended or required reading

1. Iivanainen A Syväoja P. Tammi 2013 Hoida ja kirjaa.

2. Sairaanhoitajan käsikirja. 2013. Duodecim ISBN: 978951656

3. Nurminen. M-L. 2014. Lääkehoito.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 50 hours
  • Practical exercises - 53 hours
  • Individual studies - 30 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams

Assessment requirements

passed examination (written) 60% correct answers
passed practical examination


  • Grönlund Anu
  • Holmström-Toivola Anna
  • Ring Joachim
  • Skogster Annika
  • Sundell Solveig
  • Vahderpää Satu


Holmström-Toivola Anna

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

  • 2013-11-19 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations

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