Basics of Clinical Nursing

Structure Type: Course
Code: SSHP1700
Type: Compulsory
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 10.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Kallio, Suvi
Teacher Team: Huusko, Taina ; Kallio, Suvi ; Lehtola, Kirsi ; Puska, Anne ; Saikkonen, Sanna ; Latvala, Johanna
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
S-SH-2013H   1 autumn   10.0        
S-SH-2013T   1 autumn   10.0        
SH-2014   1 autumn   10.0        
TH-2014   1 autumn   10.0        
S-SH-2013VK   1 autumn   10.0        
SH-2015   1 autumn   10.0        
TH-2015   1 autumn   10.0        
SH-2016   1 autumn   10.0        
TH-2016   1 autumn   10.0        
SH-2017   1 autumn   10.0        
SH-2017V   1 autumn   10.0        
TH-2017   1 autumn   10.0        

Learning Outcomes

The student knows
- how to, in cooperation with other occupational groups, to nurse and treat the patient individually, safely and economically
- how to plan, implement and evaluate the nursing which maintains the ability to function, activity and rehabilitation of the aging patient
-how to describe the stages of the nursing process and write patient information in the patient documentation system
-how to identify the need for first aid, to give first aid in different situations and knows about the health care in emergency conditions

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 267 h
of which scheduled studies 130 h
of which autonomous studies 137 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No prerequisites

Contents

The basics for nursing the patient,practical exericises of clinical care skills, patient safety,nursing legislation , planning and documentation of nursing, nursing the aging people, first aid teaching which is in accordance with the syllabi of the Finnish Red Cross, elementary course and advanced course in the first aid and information about emergency conditions.

Basics for clinical nursing 5 op
Geriatric nursing 2op
Ergonomics and Human Kinetics 1 op,
First aid (the Finnish Red Cross I and II) and emeregency conditions 2 op

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures 130 h
Seminars 10 h
Learning assignments/group work 16 h
Simulated practical exercises 44 h
Autonomous studies 137 h

Assessment Criteria

Grade 5
The student knows
- how to in interaction with other occupational groups and in specific situations nurse and treat the patient individually, safely and economically
-how to make an individual and comprehensive care plan, to implement with a holistic approach and to evaluate with a critical approach the nursing of a patient
- how to use the different stages of the nursing process when writing patient information in the patient documentation system
- how to identify and pay attention to needs related to first aid,(s)he has emergency first aid skills.The student also is able to prevent accidents and knows the main characteristics of health care in emergency conditions

Grade 3
The student knows
- how to naturally interact with other nurses and the patients and can plan the treatment of a patient individually, safely and economically
-how to make the care plan, to implement and to evaluate the nursing of a sick and ageing patient
- how to describe the different stages of nursing process and to write patient information in the patient documentation system
- how to pay attention to needs related to first aid, (s)he has emergency first aid skills, and the student also understands the meaning of preventing accidents knows the main characteristics of health care in emergency conditions

Grade 1
The student knows
- how to interact with other occupational groups, how to nurse and treat the patient individually, safely and economically
-how to make an indivicual care plan, to implement and to evaluate the nursing of a patient
- how to describe and give examples the different stages of nursing process and to write patient information in the patient documentation system
- how to pay attention to needs related to first aid, (s)he has emergency first aid skills and the student also knows the main characteristics of health care in emergency conditions

Assessment Methods

Exercises : pass/ fail
Learning assignments: pass/ fail
Examination, grading 0 - 5

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