VAMK, University of Applied Sciences
Curricula

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The aim of the degree programme in nursing is to provide the student with skills and knowledge so that (s)he can manage with different tasks of nursing that require special expert skills. The student is also able to develop nursing in multi- professional work community within primary health care and specialized medical care. The bachelor of nursing can work in a variety of health care settings that require special nursing skills . The bachelor of nursing is also able to take into account the patient's health and nursing needs. The student that has obtained the bachelor's degree in public health nursing can , in additon to previously mentioned , work with different tasks related to health promotion and maintaining public health. The students that have completed the degree programme in nursing work mainly as nursing experts in a variety of units within specialized medical care, primary health care and elderly care. The students that have chosen to do their advanced studies in public health nursing, work with health promotion in primary health care.

2015-2016                       General Competencies Subject Specific Competencies
Starting time 2015 autumn                       Y1


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
Y2


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
Y3


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
Y4


Development competence


- is able to retrieve and analyse information of one’s subject field, to critically evaluate it and to perceive entities in a holistic way
- knows the basic principles and methods of research and development work and is able to conduct small-scale research and development projects applying the existing knowledge of the field
- knows the principles of project work and is able to work in projects
- adopts an initiative and proactive approach to work and is capable of problem solving and decision making at one’s work
- understands the principles of profitable and customer-focused operations and possesses entrepreneurial skills
Y5


Organisational and societal competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
Y6


Internationalisation competence


- possesses spoken and written communicative competence at least in one foreign language necessary for one’s work and for professional development
- understands cultural differences and is able to work together with people coming from different cultural backgrounds
- is able to use international sources of information of his/her own field
- understands the effects and opportunities of internationalisation in one’s own field
  VSH1



Client-centredness
VSH2


Ethics and professionality in nursing


VSH3


Leadership and entrepreneurship


VSH4


Clinical nursing


VSH5


Evidence-based practice and decision making


VSH6


Education and teaching competence


VSH7

Promotion of health and functional ability


  Hoitotyö, sairaanhoitaja 210 cr                                                  
Annual Theme Code--> S-SH-1

S-SH-2

S-SH-3

S-SH-4

   CR                               
Study year --> 1.  2.   3.  4.                                  
Semester --> A S A S A S A S   Tot.                              
Code Stream / Study module 30 30 30 30 30 30 13     210                              
SSHP3000 BASIC AND PROFESSIONAL STUDIES                                                  
SSHP3100 Studying and the Learning Environment 9 2 5 0 2         18                              
SSHP1101 Studying and the Learningskills 1                     x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
  x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
                     
SSHP3101 Information Technology 2                     x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
                         
SSHP1103 Swedish for Nursing I   2                   x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
  x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
    x


Internationalisation competence


- possesses spoken and written communicative competence at least in one foreign language necessary for one’s work and for professional development
- understands cultural differences and is able to work together with people coming from different cultural backgrounds
- is able to use international sources of information of his/her own field
- understands the effects and opportunities of internationalisation in one’s own field
               
SSHP1104 Swedish for Nursing II         2             x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
  x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
    x


Internationalisation competence


- possesses spoken and written communicative competence at least in one foreign language necessary for one’s work and for professional development
- understands cultural differences and is able to work together with people coming from different cultural backgrounds
- is able to use international sources of information of his/her own field
- understands the effects and opportunities of internationalisation in one’s own field
               
SSHP0103 English for Nursing     3                 x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
  x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
    x


Internationalisation competence


- possesses spoken and written communicative competence at least in one foreign language necessary for one’s work and for professional development
- understands cultural differences and is able to work together with people coming from different cultural backgrounds
- is able to use international sources of information of his/her own field
- understands the effects and opportunities of internationalisation in one’s own field
               
SSHP1105 Communication Skills to nurses 3                     x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
  x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
                     
SSHP3102 Social and Health Services 3                             x


Organisational and societal competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
                 
SSHP3103 Multiculturalism     2                           x


Internationalisation competence


- possesses spoken and written communicative competence at least in one foreign language necessary for one’s work and for professional development
- understands cultural differences and is able to work together with people coming from different cultural backgrounds
- is able to use international sources of information of his/her own field
- understands the effects and opportunities of internationalisation in one’s own field
               
SSHP3200 Basic Elements of Health 5 2               7                              
SSHP1301 Anatomy and Physiology I 3                                                
SSHP1902 Anatomy and Physiology II   2                                              
SSHP1302 Microbiology 1                                                
SSHP1303 Pathology 1                                                
SSHP1400 Basics of Health Promotion   5               5                              
SSHP1401 Population health promotion   3                                              
SSHP1404 Teaching and preception   2                                              
SSHP3300 Health Promotion in Nursing         4 3       7                              
SSHP1501 Sexual and Reproductive Health           3                                      
SSHP3301 Health Care for People in Different Age Groups         4                                        
SSHP3400 Theoretical Basics of Nursing   6               6                              
SSHP1601 History of nursing and nursing science   2                     x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
                       
SSHP3401 Philosophical and ethical basics of nursing   2                     x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
                       
SSHP1603 Basics of evidence based practice   2                                              
SSHP1700 Basics of Clinical Nursing 10                 10     x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
                     
SSHP1705 Basics of Clinical Nursing 4                     x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
                         
SSHP1802 Basics of Pharmacotherapy 4                       x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
                       
SSHP1704 First Aid and Special Circumstances 2                       x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
                       
SSHP3500 Clinical Nursing I     12 6           18                              
SSHP3501 Medical Nursing       6                 x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
                       
SSHP3502 Mental Health and work with Intoxicant Abusers     5                                            
SSHP3503 Gerontological nursing     3                                            
SSHP1803 Pharmacology     2                                            
SSHP3504 Deepening Skills of Pharmachotherapy     2                                            
SSHA0800 Clinical Nursing II       4 4 3       11                              
SSHA0804 Surgical Nursing       4                 x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
                       
SSHA0805 Perioperative nursing         4                                        
SSHA0803 Pediatric and Adolescent Nursing           3                                      
SSHP0400 Research and Development Competence 1   3 2 2         8                              
SSHA0403 Project competence 1                                                
SSHA0404 Nursing Research and Development I     3                                            
SSHP2002 Nursing Research and Development II       2                                          
SSHP2003 Nursing Research and Development III         2                                        
SSHA5000 SAIRAANHOITAJAN SUUNTAAVAT AMMATTIOPINNOT                                                  
SSHA5100 Deepening the Competence of Nursing             17     17                              
SSHA5101 Quality and Management of Nursing             2                                    
SSHA5102 Palliative nursing             2                                    
SSHA5103 Nursing science in developing nursing practice             2                                    
SSHA5104 Deepening Expertise of Acute Nursing             11             x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
  x


Organisational and societal competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
                 
SSHA5105 Deepening Expertise of perioperative nursing             11                                    
SSHA5106 Deepening Expertise of Psyciatric Nursing             11             x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
x


Development competence


- is able to retrieve and analyse information of one’s subject field, to critically evaluate it and to perceive entities in a holistic way
- knows the basic principles and methods of research and development work and is able to conduct small-scale research and development projects applying the existing knowledge of the field
- knows the principles of project work and is able to work in projects
- adopts an initiative and proactive approach to work and is capable of problem solving and decision making at one’s work
- understands the principles of profitable and customer-focused operations and possesses entrepreneurial skills
x


Organisational and societal competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
                 
SSHA5107 Deepening Expertise of Pediatric and Adolescent Nursing             11                                    
SSHV0002 OPTIONAL STUDIES             3     3                              
STH0000 PRACTICAL TRAINING 5 15 10 13 13 19 10     85                              
SSHH0007 Introduction to Clinical Nursing Practice 5 14                                              
SSHH0015 Training in project competence   1   3                                          
SSHH0009 Clinical Placement, Medical Nursing       10                                          
SSHH0010 Clinical Placement, Mental Health Care     10                                            
SSHH0016 Clinical placement, Gerontological nursing           11                                      
SSHH0014 Clinical Placement, Surgical and Perioperative Nursing         13                                        
SSHH0012 Clinical Placement, Paediatric Nursing, Antenatal Care and Gynaecological Nursing           8                                      
SSHH0013 Advanced Clinical Nursing Practice             10                                    
SSHO0000 THESIS       5 5 5       15   x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
  x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
x


Development competence


- is able to retrieve and analyse information of one’s subject field, to critically evaluate it and to perceive entities in a holistic way
- knows the basic principles and methods of research and development work and is able to conduct small-scale research and development projects applying the existing knowledge of the field
- knows the principles of project work and is able to work in projects
- adopts an initiative and proactive approach to work and is capable of problem solving and decision making at one’s work
- understands the principles of profitable and customer-focused operations and possesses entrepreneurial skills
                   
SSHO0014 Planning the Thesis       5                                          
SSHO0012 Impelementation of Thesis methods         5                                        
SSHO0015 Reporting the Thesis           5                                      

 

Curricula description
 
Degree program
SH  Health Care, Nursing
The aim of the degree programme in nursing is to provide the student with skills and knowledge so that (s)he can manage with different tasks of nursing that require special expert skills. The student is also able to develop nursing in multi- professional work community within primary health care and specialized medical care.
The bachelor of nursing can work in a variety of health care settings that require special nursing skills . The bachelor of nursing is also able to take into account the patient's health and nursing needs. The student that has obtained the bachelor's degree in public health nursing can , in additon to previously mentioned , work with different tasks related to health promotion and maintaining public health.
The students that have completed the degree programme in nursing work mainly as nursing experts in a variety of units within specialized medical care, primary health care and elderly care. The students that have chosen to do their advanced studies in public health nursing, work with health promotion in primary health care.
 
Annual Themes
 
Competencies
Y1  Learning competence
- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
Y2  Ethical competence
- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
Y3  Communicative and social competence
- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
Y4  Development competence
- is able to retrieve and analyse information of one’s subject field, to critically evaluate it and to perceive entities in a holistic way
- knows the basic principles and methods of research and development work and is able to conduct small-scale research and development projects applying the existing knowledge of the field
- knows the principles of project work and is able to work in projects
- adopts an initiative and proactive approach to work and is capable of problem solving and decision making at one’s work
- understands the principles of profitable and customer-focused operations and possesses entrepreneurial skills
Y5  Organisational and societal competence
- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
Y6  Internationalisation competence
- possesses spoken and written communicative competence at least in one foreign language necessary for one’s work and for professional development
- understands cultural differences and is able to work together with people coming from different cultural backgrounds
- is able to use international sources of information of his/her own field
- understands the effects and opportunities of internationalisation in one’s own field
VSH1  
Client-centredness
VSH2  Ethics and professionality in nursing
VSH3  Leadership and entrepreneurship
VSH4  Clinical nursing
VSH5  Evidence-based practice and decision making
VSH6  Education and teaching competence
VSH7  Promotion of health and functional ability
VSH8  Social and health care environment
VSH9  Quality and safety of social and health services

Curricula updated: 2017-02-21 16:17:33   Version: 2017-11-19 08:14:41