Pediatric and Adolescent Nursing

Structure Type: Course
Code: SSHP2106
Type: Compulsory
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 4.0 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   4.0        
S-SH-2013T   3 spring   4.0        
SH-2014   3 spring   4.0        
TH-2014   3 spring   4.0        
S-SH-2013VK   3 spring   4.0        

Learning Outcomes

The student understands the special features of pediatric and adolescent nursing. The student knows the basic principles of pediatric and adolescent nursing and understands the meaning of family-centered guiding and advicing. Student knows the common examination and nursing methods in the field of pediatric and adolescent nursing. The student masters the special features of pediatric and adolescent pharmacotherapy.

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

The student is able to apply updated, evidence-based knowledge to pediatric and adolescent nursing.

Student's Workload

Total workload: 106 h
-of which scheduled studies: 53 h
-of which autonomous studies 53 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

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

Contents

Pediatric and adolescent nursing 4 p:
The basics of children’s diseases
The knowledge base and methods of pediatric and adolescent nursing
Pharmacotherapy with children

Recommended or Required Reading

Storvik-Sydänmaa, Talvensaari ym. Lasten ja nuorten hoitotyö 2012.
Koistinen P. 2009. Lasten ja nuorten hoitotyön käsikirja. Helsinki. Tammi.
Käypähoitosuositukset

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures and scheduled training 53 h, virtual studies

Assessment Criteria

-Grade 5
The Student is able to
-carry out the nursing process independently and with a client-centered approach
- search, use and evaluate evidence-based information in nursing with a critical approach and develop nursing
- follow the ethical principles and evaluate , with a critical approach, his/her ability and the work community`s ability to follow these principles and develop the work community´s ethical function

Grade 3
The Student is able to
-to carry out the nursing process independently
- to search, use and evaluate evidence-based information in nursing
- follow the ethical principles and evaluate , with a critical approach, his/her ability and the work community`s ability to follow these principles

Grade 1
The Student is able to:
-to carry out the nursing process under supervision
-to search for and to use evidence-based information in nursing
- follow the ethical principles and evaluate his/her ability and the work community`s ability to follow these principles

Assessment Methods

Exam and numerical evaluation 0-5.
Obligatory presence in scheduled training

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