The course takes place in period

3 (2021-01-01 to 2021-03-21)


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 Oppiportti, 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 (20 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2020-12-02 to 2021-07-31

Assessment methods

  • 2021-04-11 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2021-01-11 09:00 - 11:30 A510 Arbete och hälsa Introduktion till kursen, genomgång av förhandsuppgift. Nyberg Anu
2021-01-14 09:00 - 11:30 B522 Arbete och hälsa Arbetsplatskartläggningar och hälsoundersökningar. Nyberg Anu
2021-01-18 09:00 - 12:00 A510 Arbete och hälsa Arbeten med speciell fara för hälsan. Planering av hälsoundersökningar. Arbete i mindre grupper. Nyberg Anu
2021-01-20 08:30 - 12:00 A510 Arbete och hälsa Arbetsmedicin. Nyberg Anu
2021-01-25 09:00 - 12:00 Arbete och hälsa Ergonomi (Susanna Tallqvist) kl. 9-1030. Hälsoundersökningar för arbetslösa, ledande socialarbetare Auri Lyly-Falck samt hälsovårdare som jobbar med detta tema kl. 11-12 Nyberg Anu
Tallqvist Susanna
2021-01-26 14:30 - 16:00 Arbete och hälsa/ergonomi Ergonomiföreläsning med Susanna Tallqvist på Zoom. Tallqvist Susanna
2021-01-28 08:45 - 16:00 E486 Arbete och hälsa Obligatorisk simulering i företagshälsovård. Ekman Petra
Nyberg Anu
2021-01-28 09:00 - 16:00 E492 Arbete och hälsa Ekman Petra
Nyberg Anu
2021-04-06 12:00 - 13:30 Arbete och hälsa/Virtuellt studiebesök Virtuellt studiebesök till Arbetshälsan Esbo. Click here to join the meeting Nyberg Anu

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