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.

2016-2017                       General Competencies Subject Specific Competencies
Starting time 2016 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
  SH1


Competence in health promotion


Recognises and aticipates the medical problems and thearts of an induvidual and a family/group. Knows and ampowers an induvidual, family and group to assume responsibility in the maintenance and promotion of their health and capacities. Acts according to and applies the principles of rehabilitative health care. Acts an expert in health care enhancing sustainnable development and environmental health.
SH2


Decision -making competence


Is able to establish and maintain client-centric and goal-oriented innteraction and relationship with the patient, family and community. Assumes rsponsibility for defining the nursing needs and plans, implements and evaluates the patients care together with the patient and his/her next-of-kin. Enters nursing information to patient documents and data registers in accordance with data registers and privacy protection policies.
SH3


Counselling and mentoring competece


Ia able to mentor and counsel different patients/clients, their next-of-kin and groups. Supports and guides the patient/client in his/her selftreatment and management of personal health problems and concerns. Supports and guides students and staff. Uses and produces suitable counselling material and uses electronic means of patient counceölling. Guides patient/client in matters relating to medical treatment to promote the patient´s commitment to his/her health promotion and treatment.
SH4


Research and development skills


Students are familiar with the research and development activities, and are able to use the data in operations and organizational development. The student has the capability of various working groups and teams. Are able to analyze their performance.
SH5


Clinical competence


Assumes responsibility for the patient´s/client´s physical, psychological, spiritual and social needs and safety. Monitors the patient´s condition, symptoms and the effectiveness of medical care in the treatment of the most common deseases and is able to make neccessary conclusion. Examines, assesses, monitors and secures the vital function of the patient. Prevent infections. Manages the most essential examination and treatment methods, and the safe and right use of the necessary machinery and equipment suitable for immediate care. Uses the examination results in treatment and follow-up. Supports the wellbeing and coping of the patient´s/client´s mental health and assists him/her whenever necessary. Alleviates the patient´s/client´s pain and suffering in different life situations, also in end-of-life care. Provides first aid in various care and operative environments as well as gives both manual, machine and intensive resuscitation within the limits of his/her authority. Acts as a nurse in crises and emergency situations according to valid instructions. Is able to use various instruments and aids in a safe and ergonomic way.Is able to estimate the need for holistic care.
SH6


Skills in medical treatment


Implememts safe medical treatment (pharmacotherapy) as prescribed by a medical doctor and monitors the effects and effectiveness of medical tratment. Is able to do medical and dose calculations and possesses the knowledge of clinical pharmacology essential for nursing patients of different age. Manages the preparative procedures for intravenous therapy, endovascular treatment and blood transfusion, is able to prepare a patient during and after IV-therapy and blood transfusion. Is able to cannulate the peripheral vein and implement IV-theraby. Implements intravenous and medical treatment to the central vein. Recognises the risks of pharmacotherapy and is able to use information on unexpected effects of medical treatments in order to development processes of pharmacotherapy.
 
  Hoitotyö, terveydenhoitaja 240 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 30     240                              
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                                                
SSHP3102 Social and Health Services 3                                                
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                                   x


Competence in health promotion


Recognises and aticipates the medical problems and thearts of an induvidual and a family/group. Knows and ampowers an induvidual, family and group to assume responsibility in the maintenance and promotion of their health and capacities. Acts according to and applies the principles of rehabilitative health care. Acts an expert in health care enhancing sustainnable development and environmental health.
      X


Clinical competence


Assumes responsibility for the patient´s/client´s physical, psychological, spiritual and social needs and safety. Monitors the patient´s condition, symptoms and the effectiveness of medical care in the treatment of the most common deseases and is able to make neccessary conclusion. Examines, assesses, monitors and secures the vital function of the patient. Prevent infections. Manages the most essential examination and treatment methods, and the safe and right use of the necessary machinery and equipment suitable for immediate care. Uses the examination results in treatment and follow-up. Supports the wellbeing and coping of the patient´s/client´s mental health and assists him/her whenever necessary. Alleviates the patient´s/client´s pain and suffering in different life situations, also in end-of-life care. Provides first aid in various care and operative environments as well as gives both manual, machine and intensive resuscitation within the limits of his/her authority. Acts as a nurse in crises and emergency situations according to valid instructions. Is able to use various instruments and aids in a safe and ergonomic way.Is able to estimate the need for holistic care.
   
SSHP1902 Anatomy and Physiology II   2                                              
SSHP1302 Microbiology 1                                   x


Competence in health promotion


Recognises and aticipates the medical problems and thearts of an induvidual and a family/group. Knows and ampowers an induvidual, family and group to assume responsibility in the maintenance and promotion of their health and capacities. Acts according to and applies the principles of rehabilitative health care. Acts an expert in health care enhancing sustainnable development and environmental health.
x


Decision -making competence


Is able to establish and maintain client-centric and goal-oriented innteraction and relationship with the patient, family and community. Assumes rsponsibility for defining the nursing needs and plans, implements and evaluates the patients care together with the patient and his/her next-of-kin. Enters nursing information to patient documents and data registers in accordance with data registers and privacy protection policies.
    x


Clinical competence


Assumes responsibility for the patient´s/client´s physical, psychological, spiritual and social needs and safety. Monitors the patient´s condition, symptoms and the effectiveness of medical care in the treatment of the most common deseases and is able to make neccessary conclusion. Examines, assesses, monitors and secures the vital function of the patient. Prevent infections. Manages the most essential examination and treatment methods, and the safe and right use of the necessary machinery and equipment suitable for immediate care. Uses the examination results in treatment and follow-up. Supports the wellbeing and coping of the patient´s/client´s mental health and assists him/her whenever necessary. Alleviates the patient´s/client´s pain and suffering in different life situations, also in end-of-life care. Provides first aid in various care and operative environments as well as gives both manual, machine and intensive resuscitation within the limits of his/her authority. Acts as a nurse in crises and emergency situations according to valid instructions. Is able to use various instruments and aids in a safe and ergonomic way.Is able to estimate the need for holistic care.
   
SSHP1303 Pathology 1                                                
SSHP1400 Basics of Health Promotion   5               5                              
SSHP1401 Population health promotion   3                                 x


Competence in health promotion


Recognises and aticipates the medical problems and thearts of an induvidual and a family/group. Knows and ampowers an induvidual, family and group to assume responsibility in the maintenance and promotion of their health and capacities. Acts according to and applies the principles of rehabilitative health care. Acts an expert in health care enhancing sustainnable development and environmental health.
           
SSHP1405 Learning, teaching and preception   2                                     x


Counselling and mentoring competece


Ia able to mentor and counsel different patients/clients, their next-of-kin and groups. Supports and guides the patient/client in his/her selftreatment and management of personal health problems and concerns. Supports and guides students and staff. Uses and produces suitable counselling material and uses electronic means of patient counceölling. Guides patient/client in matters relating to medical treatment to promote the patient´s commitment to his/her health promotion and treatment.
       
SSHP3300 Health Promotion in Nursing         4 3       7                              
SSHP1501 Sexual and Reproductive Health           3                         x


Competence in health promotion


Recognises and aticipates the medical problems and thearts of an induvidual and a family/group. Knows and ampowers an induvidual, family and group to assume responsibility in the maintenance and promotion of their health and capacities. Acts according to and applies the principles of rehabilitative health care. Acts an expert in health care enhancing sustainnable development and environmental health.
           
SSHP3301 Health Care for People in Different Age Groups         4                           x


Competence in health promotion


Recognises and aticipates the medical problems and thearts of an induvidual and a family/group. Knows and ampowers an induvidual, family and group to assume responsibility in the maintenance and promotion of their health and capacities. Acts according to and applies the principles of rehabilitative health care. Acts an expert in health care enhancing sustainnable development and environmental health.
           
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                                   x


Decision -making competence


Is able to establish and maintain client-centric and goal-oriented innteraction and relationship with the patient, family and community. Assumes rsponsibility for defining the nursing needs and plans, implements and evaluates the patients care together with the patient and his/her next-of-kin. Enters nursing information to patient documents and data registers in accordance with data registers and privacy protection policies.
         
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
          x


Decision -making competence


Is able to establish and maintain client-centric and goal-oriented innteraction and relationship with the patient, family and community. Assumes rsponsibility for defining the nursing needs and plans, implements and evaluates the patients care together with the patient and his/her next-of-kin. Enters nursing information to patient documents and data registers in accordance with data registers and privacy protection policies.
    X


Clinical competence


Assumes responsibility for the patient´s/client´s physical, psychological, spiritual and social needs and safety. Monitors the patient´s condition, symptoms and the effectiveness of medical care in the treatment of the most common deseases and is able to make neccessary conclusion. Examines, assesses, monitors and secures the vital function of the patient. Prevent infections. Manages the most essential examination and treatment methods, and the safe and right use of the necessary machinery and equipment suitable for immediate care. Uses the examination results in treatment and follow-up. Supports the wellbeing and coping of the patient´s/client´s mental health and assists him/her whenever necessary. Alleviates the patient´s/client´s pain and suffering in different life situations, also in end-of-life care. Provides first aid in various care and operative environments as well as gives both manual, machine and intensive resuscitation within the limits of his/her authority. Acts as a nurse in crises and emergency situations according to valid instructions. Is able to use various instruments and aids in a safe and ergonomic way.Is able to estimate the need for holistic care.
   
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
              x


Decision -making competence


Is able to establish and maintain client-centric and goal-oriented innteraction and relationship with the patient, family and community. Assumes rsponsibility for defining the nursing needs and plans, implements and evaluates the patients care together with the patient and his/her next-of-kin. Enters nursing information to patient documents and data registers in accordance with data registers and privacy protection policies.
  x


Research and development skills


Students are familiar with the research and development activities, and are able to use the data in operations and organizational development. The student has the capability of various working groups and teams. Are able to analyze their performance.
  X


Skills in medical treatment


Implememts safe medical treatment (pharmacotherapy) as prescribed by a medical doctor and monitors the effects and effectiveness of medical tratment. Is able to do medical and dose calculations and possesses the knowledge of clinical pharmacology essential for nursing patients of different age. Manages the preparative procedures for intravenous therapy, endovascular treatment and blood transfusion, is able to prepare a patient during and after IV-therapy and blood transfusion. Is able to cannulate the peripheral vein and implement IV-theraby. Implements intravenous and medical treatment to the central vein. Recognises the risks of pharmacotherapy and is able to use information on unexpected effects of medical treatments in order to development processes of pharmacotherapy.
 
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
            x


Decision -making competence


Is able to establish and maintain client-centric and goal-oriented innteraction and relationship with the patient, family and community. Assumes rsponsibility for defining the nursing needs and plans, implements and evaluates the patients care together with the patient and his/her next-of-kin. Enters nursing information to patient documents and data registers in accordance with data registers and privacy protection policies.
    x


Clinical competence


Assumes responsibility for the patient´s/client´s physical, psychological, spiritual and social needs and safety. Monitors the patient´s condition, symptoms and the effectiveness of medical care in the treatment of the most common deseases and is able to make neccessary conclusion. Examines, assesses, monitors and secures the vital function of the patient. Prevent infections. Manages the most essential examination and treatment methods, and the safe and right use of the necessary machinery and equipment suitable for immediate care. Uses the examination results in treatment and follow-up. Supports the wellbeing and coping of the patient´s/client´s mental health and assists him/her whenever necessary. Alleviates the patient´s/client´s pain and suffering in different life situations, also in end-of-life care. Provides first aid in various care and operative environments as well as gives both manual, machine and intensive resuscitation within the limits of his/her authority. Acts as a nurse in crises and emergency situations according to valid instructions. Is able to use various instruments and aids in a safe and ergonomic way.Is able to estimate the need for holistic care.
   
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
                  x


Clinical competence


Assumes responsibility for the patient´s/client´s physical, psychological, spiritual and social needs and safety. Monitors the patient´s condition, symptoms and the effectiveness of medical care in the treatment of the most common deseases and is able to make neccessary conclusion. Examines, assesses, monitors and secures the vital function of the patient. Prevent infections. Manages the most essential examination and treatment methods, and the safe and right use of the necessary machinery and equipment suitable for immediate care. Uses the examination results in treatment and follow-up. Supports the wellbeing and coping of the patient´s/client´s mental health and assists him/her whenever necessary. Alleviates the patient´s/client´s pain and suffering in different life situations, also in end-of-life care. Provides first aid in various care and operative environments as well as gives both manual, machine and intensive resuscitation within the limits of his/her authority. Acts as a nurse in crises and emergency situations according to valid instructions. Is able to use various instruments and aids in a safe and ergonomic way.Is able to estimate the need for holistic care.
   
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
            x


Decision -making competence


Is able to establish and maintain client-centric and goal-oriented innteraction and relationship with the patient, family and community. Assumes rsponsibility for defining the nursing needs and plans, implements and evaluates the patients care together with the patient and his/her next-of-kin. Enters nursing information to patient documents and data registers in accordance with data registers and privacy protection policies.
x


Counselling and mentoring competece


Ia able to mentor and counsel different patients/clients, their next-of-kin and groups. Supports and guides the patient/client in his/her selftreatment and management of personal health problems and concerns. Supports and guides students and staff. Uses and produces suitable counselling material and uses electronic means of patient counceölling. Guides patient/client in matters relating to medical treatment to promote the patient´s commitment to his/her health promotion and treatment.
  x


Clinical competence


Assumes responsibility for the patient´s/client´s physical, psychological, spiritual and social needs and safety. Monitors the patient´s condition, symptoms and the effectiveness of medical care in the treatment of the most common deseases and is able to make neccessary conclusion. Examines, assesses, monitors and secures the vital function of the patient. Prevent infections. Manages the most essential examination and treatment methods, and the safe and right use of the necessary machinery and equipment suitable for immediate care. Uses the examination results in treatment and follow-up. Supports the wellbeing and coping of the patient´s/client´s mental health and assists him/her whenever necessary. Alleviates the patient´s/client´s pain and suffering in different life situations, also in end-of-life care. Provides first aid in various care and operative environments as well as gives both manual, machine and intensive resuscitation within the limits of his/her authority. Acts as a nurse in crises and emergency situations according to valid instructions. Is able to use various instruments and aids in a safe and ergonomic way.Is able to estimate the need for holistic care.
   
SSHP3502 Mental Health and work with Intoxicant Abusers     5                                       x


Clinical competence


Assumes responsibility for the patient´s/client´s physical, psychological, spiritual and social needs and safety. Monitors the patient´s condition, symptoms and the effectiveness of medical care in the treatment of the most common deseases and is able to make neccessary conclusion. Examines, assesses, monitors and secures the vital function of the patient. Prevent infections. Manages the most essential examination and treatment methods, and the safe and right use of the necessary machinery and equipment suitable for immediate care. Uses the examination results in treatment and follow-up. Supports the wellbeing and coping of the patient´s/client´s mental health and assists him/her whenever necessary. Alleviates the patient´s/client´s pain and suffering in different life situations, also in end-of-life care. Provides first aid in various care and operative environments as well as gives both manual, machine and intensive resuscitation within the limits of his/her authority. Acts as a nurse in crises and emergency situations according to valid instructions. Is able to use various instruments and aids in a safe and ergonomic way.Is able to estimate the need for holistic care.
   
SSHP3503 Gerontological nursing     3                                 x


Decision -making competence


Is able to establish and maintain client-centric and goal-oriented innteraction and relationship with the patient, family and community. Assumes rsponsibility for defining the nursing needs and plans, implements and evaluates the patients care together with the patient and his/her next-of-kin. Enters nursing information to patient documents and data registers in accordance with data registers and privacy protection policies.
x


Counselling and mentoring competece


Ia able to mentor and counsel different patients/clients, their next-of-kin and groups. Supports and guides the patient/client in his/her selftreatment and management of personal health problems and concerns. Supports and guides students and staff. Uses and produces suitable counselling material and uses electronic means of patient counceölling. Guides patient/client in matters relating to medical treatment to promote the patient´s commitment to his/her health promotion and treatment.
  x


Clinical competence


Assumes responsibility for the patient´s/client´s physical, psychological, spiritual and social needs and safety. Monitors the patient´s condition, symptoms and the effectiveness of medical care in the treatment of the most common deseases and is able to make neccessary conclusion. Examines, assesses, monitors and secures the vital function of the patient. Prevent infections. Manages the most essential examination and treatment methods, and the safe and right use of the necessary machinery and equipment suitable for immediate care. Uses the examination results in treatment and follow-up. Supports the wellbeing and coping of the patient´s/client´s mental health and assists him/her whenever necessary. Alleviates the patient´s/client´s pain and suffering in different life situations, also in end-of-life care. Provides first aid in various care and operative environments as well as gives both manual, machine and intensive resuscitation within the limits of his/her authority. Acts as a nurse in crises and emergency situations according to valid instructions. Is able to use various instruments and aids in a safe and ergonomic way.Is able to estimate the need for holistic care.
   
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
            x


Decision -making competence


Is able to establish and maintain client-centric and goal-oriented innteraction and relationship with the patient, family and community. Assumes rsponsibility for defining the nursing needs and plans, implements and evaluates the patients care together with the patient and his/her next-of-kin. Enters nursing information to patient documents and data registers in accordance with data registers and privacy protection policies.
    x


Clinical competence


Assumes responsibility for the patient´s/client´s physical, psychological, spiritual and social needs and safety. Monitors the patient´s condition, symptoms and the effectiveness of medical care in the treatment of the most common deseases and is able to make neccessary conclusion. Examines, assesses, monitors and secures the vital function of the patient. Prevent infections. Manages the most essential examination and treatment methods, and the safe and right use of the necessary machinery and equipment suitable for immediate care. Uses the examination results in treatment and follow-up. Supports the wellbeing and coping of the patient´s/client´s mental health and assists him/her whenever necessary. Alleviates the patient´s/client´s pain and suffering in different life situations, also in end-of-life care. Provides first aid in various care and operative environments as well as gives both manual, machine and intensive resuscitation within the limits of his/her authority. Acts as a nurse in crises and emergency situations according to valid instructions. Is able to use various instruments and aids in a safe and ergonomic way.Is able to estimate the need for holistic care.
x


Skills in medical treatment


Implememts safe medical treatment (pharmacotherapy) as prescribed by a medical doctor and monitors the effects and effectiveness of medical tratment. Is able to do medical and dose calculations and possesses the knowledge of clinical pharmacology essential for nursing patients of different age. Manages the preparative procedures for intravenous therapy, endovascular treatment and blood transfusion, is able to prepare a patient during and after IV-therapy and blood transfusion. Is able to cannulate the peripheral vein and implement IV-theraby. Implements intravenous and medical treatment to the central vein. Recognises the risks of pharmacotherapy and is able to use information on unexpected effects of medical treatments in order to development processes of pharmacotherapy.
 
SSHA0805 Perioperative nursing         4                                        
SSHA0803 Pediatric and Adolescent Nursing           3                                      
SSHP0400 Research and Development Competence 1   3 2 2         8                              
SSHA0403 Project competence 1                                         x


Research and development skills


Students are familiar with the research and development activities, and are able to use the data in operations and organizational development. The student has the capability of various working groups and teams. Are able to analyze their performance.
     
SSHA0404 Nursing Research and Development I     3                                            
SSHP2002 Nursing Research and Development II       2                                   x


Research and development skills


Students are familiar with the research and development activities, and are able to use the data in operations and organizational development. The student has the capability of various working groups and teams. Are able to analyze their performance.
     
SSHP2003 Nursing Research and Development III         2                                 x


Research and development skills


Students are familiar with the research and development activities, and are able to use the data in operations and organizational development. The student has the capability of various working groups and teams. Are able to analyze their performance.
     
STHA1000 ADVANCED PROFESSIONAL STUDIES                   27                              
STHA1100 Public Health Nursing of Individual, Family and Community             14                                    
STHA1101 Public Health Nursing of a Family Expecting a Child             4                                    
STHA1102 Public Health Nursing of Child, School Age and Adolescence             5                                    
STHA1103 Occupational Health and Health Promotion             4                                    
STHA1104 Ikääntyneen ja hänen perheensä terveydenhoitajatyö             1                                    
STHA1200 Advanced Public Health Nursing             8 5                                  
STHA1201 Health Promotion in Public Health Nursing             4                                    
STHA1202             4                                    
STHA1203 Public Health Nursing as a Societal Profession, Development Assignment               5                                  
SSHV0002 OPTIONAL STUDIES             3     3                              
STHH1000 PRACTICAL TRAINING 5 15 10 13 13 19 5 25   105                              
SSHH0007 Introduction to Clinical Nursing Practice 5 14                                         x


Clinical competence


Assumes responsibility for the patient´s/client´s physical, psychological, spiritual and social needs and safety. Monitors the patient´s condition, symptoms and the effectiveness of medical care in the treatment of the most common deseases and is able to make neccessary conclusion. Examines, assesses, monitors and secures the vital function of the patient. Prevent infections. Manages the most essential examination and treatment methods, and the safe and right use of the necessary machinery and equipment suitable for immediate care. Uses the examination results in treatment and follow-up. Supports the wellbeing and coping of the patient´s/client´s mental health and assists him/her whenever necessary. Alleviates the patient´s/client´s pain and suffering in different life situations, also in end-of-life care. Provides first aid in various care and operative environments as well as gives both manual, machine and intensive resuscitation within the limits of his/her authority. Acts as a nurse in crises and emergency situations according to valid instructions. Is able to use various instruments and aids in a safe and ergonomic way.Is able to estimate the need for holistic care.
x


Skills in medical treatment


Implememts safe medical treatment (pharmacotherapy) as prescribed by a medical doctor and monitors the effects and effectiveness of medical tratment. Is able to do medical and dose calculations and possesses the knowledge of clinical pharmacology essential for nursing patients of different age. Manages the preparative procedures for intravenous therapy, endovascular treatment and blood transfusion, is able to prepare a patient during and after IV-therapy and blood transfusion. Is able to cannulate the peripheral vein and implement IV-theraby. Implements intravenous and medical treatment to the central vein. Recognises the risks of pharmacotherapy and is able to use information on unexpected effects of medical treatments in order to development processes of pharmacotherapy.
 
SSHH0015 Training in project competence   1   3                                          
SSHH0009 Clinical Placement, Medical Nursing       10                               x


Decision -making competence


Is able to establish and maintain client-centric and goal-oriented innteraction and relationship with the patient, family and community. Assumes rsponsibility for defining the nursing needs and plans, implements and evaluates the patients care together with the patient and his/her next-of-kin. Enters nursing information to patient documents and data registers in accordance with data registers and privacy protection policies.
x


Counselling and mentoring competece


Ia able to mentor and counsel different patients/clients, their next-of-kin and groups. Supports and guides the patient/client in his/her selftreatment and management of personal health problems and concerns. Supports and guides students and staff. Uses and produces suitable counselling material and uses electronic means of patient counceölling. Guides patient/client in matters relating to medical treatment to promote the patient´s commitment to his/her health promotion and treatment.
  x


Clinical competence


Assumes responsibility for the patient´s/client´s physical, psychological, spiritual and social needs and safety. Monitors the patient´s condition, symptoms and the effectiveness of medical care in the treatment of the most common deseases and is able to make neccessary conclusion. Examines, assesses, monitors and secures the vital function of the patient. Prevent infections. Manages the most essential examination and treatment methods, and the safe and right use of the necessary machinery and equipment suitable for immediate care. Uses the examination results in treatment and follow-up. Supports the wellbeing and coping of the patient´s/client´s mental health and assists him/her whenever necessary. Alleviates the patient´s/client´s pain and suffering in different life situations, also in end-of-life care. Provides first aid in various care and operative environments as well as gives both manual, machine and intensive resuscitation within the limits of his/her authority. Acts as a nurse in crises and emergency situations according to valid instructions. Is able to use various instruments and aids in a safe and ergonomic way.Is able to estimate the need for holistic care.
x


Skills in medical treatment


Implememts safe medical treatment (pharmacotherapy) as prescribed by a medical doctor and monitors the effects and effectiveness of medical tratment. Is able to do medical and dose calculations and possesses the knowledge of clinical pharmacology essential for nursing patients of different age. Manages the preparative procedures for intravenous therapy, endovascular treatment and blood transfusion, is able to prepare a patient during and after IV-therapy and blood transfusion. Is able to cannulate the peripheral vein and implement IV-theraby. Implements intravenous and medical treatment to the central vein. Recognises the risks of pharmacotherapy and is able to use information on unexpected effects of medical treatments in order to development processes of pharmacotherapy.
 
SSHH0010 Clinical Placement, Mental Health Care     10                                 x


Decision -making competence


Is able to establish and maintain client-centric and goal-oriented innteraction and relationship with the patient, family and community. Assumes rsponsibility for defining the nursing needs and plans, implements and evaluates the patients care together with the patient and his/her next-of-kin. Enters nursing information to patient documents and data registers in accordance with data registers and privacy protection policies.
x


Counselling and mentoring competece


Ia able to mentor and counsel different patients/clients, their next-of-kin and groups. Supports and guides the patient/client in his/her selftreatment and management of personal health problems and concerns. Supports and guides students and staff. Uses and produces suitable counselling material and uses electronic means of patient counceölling. Guides patient/client in matters relating to medical treatment to promote the patient´s commitment to his/her health promotion and treatment.
  x


Clinical competence


Assumes responsibility for the patient´s/client´s physical, psychological, spiritual and social needs and safety. Monitors the patient´s condition, symptoms and the effectiveness of medical care in the treatment of the most common deseases and is able to make neccessary conclusion. Examines, assesses, monitors and secures the vital function of the patient. Prevent infections. Manages the most essential examination and treatment methods, and the safe and right use of the necessary machinery and equipment suitable for immediate care. Uses the examination results in treatment and follow-up. Supports the wellbeing and coping of the patient´s/client´s mental health and assists him/her whenever necessary. Alleviates the patient´s/client´s pain and suffering in different life situations, also in end-of-life care. Provides first aid in various care and operative environments as well as gives both manual, machine and intensive resuscitation within the limits of his/her authority. Acts as a nurse in crises and emergency situations according to valid instructions. Is able to use various instruments and aids in a safe and ergonomic way.Is able to estimate the need for holistic care.
x


Skills in medical treatment


Implememts safe medical treatment (pharmacotherapy) as prescribed by a medical doctor and monitors the effects and effectiveness of medical tratment. Is able to do medical and dose calculations and possesses the knowledge of clinical pharmacology essential for nursing patients of different age. Manages the preparative procedures for intravenous therapy, endovascular treatment and blood transfusion, is able to prepare a patient during and after IV-therapy and blood transfusion. Is able to cannulate the peripheral vein and implement IV-theraby. Implements intravenous and medical treatment to the central vein. Recognises the risks of pharmacotherapy and is able to use information on unexpected effects of medical treatments in order to development processes of pharmacotherapy.
 
STHH0009 Gerontologisen hoitotyön harjoittelu           6                           x


Decision -making competence


Is able to establish and maintain client-centric and goal-oriented innteraction and relationship with the patient, family and community. Assumes rsponsibility for defining the nursing needs and plans, implements and evaluates the patients care together with the patient and his/her next-of-kin. Enters nursing information to patient documents and data registers in accordance with data registers and privacy protection policies.
x


Counselling and mentoring competece


Ia able to mentor and counsel different patients/clients, their next-of-kin and groups. Supports and guides the patient/client in his/her selftreatment and management of personal health problems and concerns. Supports and guides students and staff. Uses and produces suitable counselling material and uses electronic means of patient counceölling. Guides patient/client in matters relating to medical treatment to promote the patient´s commitment to his/her health promotion and treatment.
  x


Clinical competence


Assumes responsibility for the patient´s/client´s physical, psychological, spiritual and social needs and safety. Monitors the patient´s condition, symptoms and the effectiveness of medical care in the treatment of the most common deseases and is able to make neccessary conclusion. Examines, assesses, monitors and secures the vital function of the patient. Prevent infections. Manages the most essential examination and treatment methods, and the safe and right use of the necessary machinery and equipment suitable for immediate care. Uses the examination results in treatment and follow-up. Supports the wellbeing and coping of the patient´s/client´s mental health and assists him/her whenever necessary. Alleviates the patient´s/client´s pain and suffering in different life situations, also in end-of-life care. Provides first aid in various care and operative environments as well as gives both manual, machine and intensive resuscitation within the limits of his/her authority. Acts as a nurse in crises and emergency situations according to valid instructions. Is able to use various instruments and aids in a safe and ergonomic way.Is able to estimate the need for holistic care.
x


Skills in medical treatment


Implememts safe medical treatment (pharmacotherapy) as prescribed by a medical doctor and monitors the effects and effectiveness of medical tratment. Is able to do medical and dose calculations and possesses the knowledge of clinical pharmacology essential for nursing patients of different age. Manages the preparative procedures for intravenous therapy, endovascular treatment and blood transfusion, is able to prepare a patient during and after IV-therapy and blood transfusion. Is able to cannulate the peripheral vein and implement IV-theraby. Implements intravenous and medical treatment to the central vein. Recognises the risks of pharmacotherapy and is able to use information on unexpected effects of medical treatments in order to development processes of pharmacotherapy.
 
SSHH0014 Clinical Placement, Surgical and Perioperative Nursing         13                             x


Decision -making competence


Is able to establish and maintain client-centric and goal-oriented innteraction and relationship with the patient, family and community. Assumes rsponsibility for defining the nursing needs and plans, implements and evaluates the patients care together with the patient and his/her next-of-kin. Enters nursing information to patient documents and data registers in accordance with data registers and privacy protection policies.
x


Counselling and mentoring competece


Ia able to mentor and counsel different patients/clients, their next-of-kin and groups. Supports and guides the patient/client in his/her selftreatment and management of personal health problems and concerns. Supports and guides students and staff. Uses and produces suitable counselling material and uses electronic means of patient counceölling. Guides patient/client in matters relating to medical treatment to promote the patient´s commitment to his/her health promotion and treatment.
  x


Clinical competence


Assumes responsibility for the patient´s/client´s physical, psychological, spiritual and social needs and safety. Monitors the patient´s condition, symptoms and the effectiveness of medical care in the treatment of the most common deseases and is able to make neccessary conclusion. Examines, assesses, monitors and secures the vital function of the patient. Prevent infections. Manages the most essential examination and treatment methods, and the safe and right use of the necessary machinery and equipment suitable for immediate care. Uses the examination results in treatment and follow-up. Supports the wellbeing and coping of the patient´s/client´s mental health and assists him/her whenever necessary. Alleviates the patient´s/client´s pain and suffering in different life situations, also in end-of-life care. Provides first aid in various care and operative environments as well as gives both manual, machine and intensive resuscitation within the limits of his/her authority. Acts as a nurse in crises and emergency situations according to valid instructions. Is able to use various instruments and aids in a safe and ergonomic way.Is able to estimate the need for holistic care.
x


Skills in medical treatment


Implememts safe medical treatment (pharmacotherapy) as prescribed by a medical doctor and monitors the effects and effectiveness of medical tratment. Is able to do medical and dose calculations and possesses the knowledge of clinical pharmacology essential for nursing patients of different age. Manages the preparative procedures for intravenous therapy, endovascular treatment and blood transfusion, is able to prepare a patient during and after IV-therapy and blood transfusion. Is able to cannulate the peripheral vein and implement IV-theraby. Implements intravenous and medical treatment to the central vein. Recognises the risks of pharmacotherapy and is able to use information on unexpected effects of medical treatments in order to development processes of pharmacotherapy.
 
STHH0011 Clinical Placement, Health Promotion           5                                      
SSHH0012 Clinical Placement, Paediatric Nursing, Antenatal Care and Gynaecological Nursing           8                             x


Counselling and mentoring competece


Ia able to mentor and counsel different patients/clients, their next-of-kin and groups. Supports and guides the patient/client in his/her selftreatment and management of personal health problems and concerns. Supports and guides students and staff. Uses and produces suitable counselling material and uses electronic means of patient counceölling. Guides patient/client in matters relating to medical treatment to promote the patient´s commitment to his/her health promotion and treatment.
  x


Clinical competence


Assumes responsibility for the patient´s/client´s physical, psychological, spiritual and social needs and safety. Monitors the patient´s condition, symptoms and the effectiveness of medical care in the treatment of the most common deseases and is able to make neccessary conclusion. Examines, assesses, monitors and secures the vital function of the patient. Prevent infections. Manages the most essential examination and treatment methods, and the safe and right use of the necessary machinery and equipment suitable for immediate care. Uses the examination results in treatment and follow-up. Supports the wellbeing and coping of the patient´s/client´s mental health and assists him/her whenever necessary. Alleviates the patient´s/client´s pain and suffering in different life situations, also in end-of-life care. Provides first aid in various care and operative environments as well as gives both manual, machine and intensive resuscitation within the limits of his/her authority. Acts as a nurse in crises and emergency situations according to valid instructions. Is able to use various instruments and aids in a safe and ergonomic way.Is able to estimate the need for holistic care.
x


Skills in medical treatment


Implememts safe medical treatment (pharmacotherapy) as prescribed by a medical doctor and monitors the effects and effectiveness of medical tratment. Is able to do medical and dose calculations and possesses the knowledge of clinical pharmacology essential for nursing patients of different age. Manages the preparative procedures for intravenous therapy, endovascular treatment and blood transfusion, is able to prepare a patient during and after IV-therapy and blood transfusion. Is able to cannulate the peripheral vein and implement IV-theraby. Implements intravenous and medical treatment to the central vein. Recognises the risks of pharmacotherapy and is able to use information on unexpected effects of medical treatments in order to development processes of pharmacotherapy.
 
STHH0005 Clinical Placement, Public Health Nursing of a Family Expecting a Child             2 6                                  
STHH0006 Clinical Placement, Public Health Nursing of Child, School Age Child and Adolescent             3 10                                  
STHH0007 Työterveyshuollon harjoittelu               6                                  
STHH0008 Terveydenhoitajatyön avovastaanoton harjoittelu               3                     x


Competence in health promotion


Recognises and aticipates the medical problems and thearts of an induvidual and a family/group. Knows and ampowers an induvidual, family and group to assume responsibility in the maintenance and promotion of their health and capacities. Acts according to and applies the principles of rehabilitative health care. Acts an expert in health care enhancing sustainnable development and environmental health.
x


Decision -making competence


Is able to establish and maintain client-centric and goal-oriented innteraction and relationship with the patient, family and community. Assumes rsponsibility for defining the nursing needs and plans, implements and evaluates the patients care together with the patient and his/her next-of-kin. Enters nursing information to patient documents and data registers in accordance with data registers and privacy protection policies.
x


Counselling and mentoring competece


Ia able to mentor and counsel different patients/clients, their next-of-kin and groups. Supports and guides the patient/client in his/her selftreatment and management of personal health problems and concerns. Supports and guides students and staff. Uses and produces suitable counselling material and uses electronic means of patient counceölling. Guides patient/client in matters relating to medical treatment to promote the patient´s commitment to his/her health promotion and treatment.
x


Research and development skills


Students are familiar with the research and development activities, and are able to use the data in operations and organizational development. The student has the capability of various working groups and teams. Are able to analyze their performance.
x


Clinical competence


Assumes responsibility for the patient´s/client´s physical, psychological, spiritual and social needs and safety. Monitors the patient´s condition, symptoms and the effectiveness of medical care in the treatment of the most common deseases and is able to make neccessary conclusion. Examines, assesses, monitors and secures the vital function of the patient. Prevent infections. Manages the most essential examination and treatment methods, and the safe and right use of the necessary machinery and equipment suitable for immediate care. Uses the examination results in treatment and follow-up. Supports the wellbeing and coping of the patient´s/client´s mental health and assists him/her whenever necessary. Alleviates the patient´s/client´s pain and suffering in different life situations, also in end-of-life care. Provides first aid in various care and operative environments as well as gives both manual, machine and intensive resuscitation within the limits of his/her authority. Acts as a nurse in crises and emergency situations according to valid instructions. Is able to use various instruments and aids in a safe and ergonomic way.Is able to estimate the need for holistic care.
x


Skills in medical treatment


Implememts safe medical treatment (pharmacotherapy) as prescribed by a medical doctor and monitors the effects and effectiveness of medical tratment. Is able to do medical and dose calculations and possesses the knowledge of clinical pharmacology essential for nursing patients of different age. Manages the preparative procedures for intravenous therapy, endovascular treatment and blood transfusion, is able to prepare a patient during and after IV-therapy and blood transfusion. Is able to cannulate the peripheral vein and implement IV-theraby. Implements intravenous and medical treatment to the central vein. Recognises the risks of pharmacotherapy and is able to use information on unexpected effects of medical treatments in order to development processes of pharmacotherapy.
 
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
            x


Research and development skills


Students are familiar with the research and development activities, and are able to use the data in operations and organizational development. The student has the capability of various working groups and teams. Are able to analyze their performance.
     
SSHO0014 Planning the Thesis       5                                          
SSHO0012 Impelementation of Thesis methods         5                                        
SSHO0015 Reporting the Thesis           5                                      

 

Curricula description
 
Degree program
TH  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
SH1  Competence in health promotion
Recognises and aticipates the medical problems and thearts of an induvidual and a family/group. Knows and ampowers an induvidual, family and group to assume responsibility in the maintenance and promotion of their health and capacities. Acts according to and applies the principles of rehabilitative health care. Acts an expert in health care enhancing sustainnable development and environmental health.
SH2  Decision -making competence
Is able to establish and maintain client-centric and goal-oriented innteraction and relationship with the patient, family and community. Assumes rsponsibility for defining the nursing needs and plans, implements and evaluates the patients care together with the patient and his/her next-of-kin. Enters nursing information to patient documents and data registers in accordance with data registers and privacy protection policies.
SH3  Counselling and mentoring competece
Ia able to mentor and counsel different patients/clients, their next-of-kin and groups. Supports and guides the patient/client in his/her selftreatment and management of personal health problems and concerns. Supports and guides students and staff. Uses and produces suitable counselling material and uses electronic means of patient counceölling. Guides patient/client in matters relating to medical treatment to promote the patient´s commitment to his/her health promotion and treatment.
SH4  Research and development skills
Students are familiar with the research and development activities, and are able to use the data in operations and organizational development. The student has the capability of various working groups and teams. Are able to analyze their performance.
SH5  Clinical competence
Assumes responsibility for the patient´s/client´s physical, psychological, spiritual and social needs and safety. Monitors the patient´s condition, symptoms and the effectiveness of medical care in the treatment of the most common deseases and is able to make neccessary conclusion. Examines, assesses, monitors and secures the vital function of the patient. Prevent infections. Manages the most essential examination and treatment methods, and the safe and right use of the necessary machinery and equipment suitable for immediate care. Uses the examination results in treatment and follow-up. Supports the wellbeing and coping of the patient´s/client´s mental health and assists him/her whenever necessary. Alleviates the patient´s/client´s pain and suffering in different life situations, also in end-of-life care. Provides first aid in various care and operative environments as well as gives both manual, machine and intensive resuscitation within the limits of his/her authority. Acts as a nurse in crises and emergency situations according to valid instructions. Is able to use various instruments and aids in a safe and ergonomic way.Is able to estimate the need for holistic care.
SH6  Skills in medical treatment
Implememts safe medical treatment (pharmacotherapy) as prescribed by a medical doctor and monitors the effects and effectiveness of medical tratment. Is able to do medical and dose calculations and possesses the knowledge of clinical pharmacology essential for nursing patients of different age. Manages the preparative procedures for intravenous therapy, endovascular treatment and blood transfusion, is able to prepare a patient during and after IV-therapy and blood transfusion. Is able to cannulate the peripheral vein and implement IV-theraby. Implements intravenous and medical treatment to the central vein. Recognises the risks of pharmacotherapy and is able to use information on unexpected effects of medical treatments in order to development processes of pharmacotherapy.

Curricula updated: 2016-03-24 09:49:23   Version: 2017-11-20 08:09:14