Structure Type: Course
Code: SSHP2105
Type: Compulsory
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 1.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Honkaniemi, Teija
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
S-SH-2013H   3 spring   1.0        
S-SH-2013T   3 spring   1.0        
SH-2014   3 spring   1.0        
TH-2014   3 spring   1.0        
S-SH-2013VK   3 spring   1.0        

Learning Outcomes

The student recognises the most common children’s and youth diseases and the causes of them.

Student's Workload

Total workload: 26 h
-of which scheduled studies: 13 h
-of which autonomous studies 13 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Basics of Clinical Nursing, Basics of Pharmachotherapy, Clinical Nursing I.


The basics of children’s diseases

Recommended or Required Reading

Rajantie J., Mertsola J., Heikinheimo M. 2010 Lastentaudit

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods


Assessment Criteria

Grade 5.
The student
-is able to evaluate and understand the effects of certain diseases and the treatment of the patient
-is able to plan, prepare, implement and evaluate the treatment and examination of a patient/ client.

Grade 3.
The student
- is able to identify the effects of certain diseases on the patient's/the client's life
- is able to prepare the patient/ the client for different examinations and treatments

Grade 1.
The student knows:
- how to tell about the most common diseases
- how to describe the most common methods of examination and treatment

Assessment Methods

Exam and numerical evaluation 0-5.
Obligatory presence in lecture.