The course is included in these curricula and study modules

<a href="/en/curricula/903000/2020-2021/332">Nursing 2011 - Clinical nursing 2</a>


General studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to identify patients in different kind of crisis. The student is able to take care of patients in crisis. The student has knowledge in different types of abuse problems. Furthermore the student recognizes and is able to encounter mental aspects in caring.

Learning outcomes

The course contributes to develop the student's competence in caring for patients' suffering from different kind of crisis,dependency,drug abuse and basic mental problems

Course contents

-different types of crisis
-crisis care
-crisis service
-different types of abuse problems

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Course in psychiatric nursing

Recommended or required reading

Stuart, Gail W & Laraia, Michele T. 2005. Principles and Practice of Psychiatric Nursing (selected chapters)

Study activities

  • Lectures - 30 hours
  • Small-group work - 40 hours
  • Individual studies - 40 hours
  • Seminars - 20 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 130 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 130 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

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

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the following examinations:
Examination 1: presentation and participation in seminars
Examination 2.Written examination
(examinations include written examination tests, demonstrations and presentations, reports and produktions, essays, and also presence at specified occasions)

The examinations contribute to the final grade as follows: passed in all parts


Savolainen Jari


Savolainen Jari

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

The timetable of the course

The room reservations in ARBS during the period 31.10-11.12.2013 are to GROUP NS11

The room reservations in ARBS during the period 17.03-27.5.2014 are to GROUP NS12

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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