Läroplaner för studerande med studiestart hösten 2014

Nursing (210 SP)

Examen: YH-examen inom social- och hälsovård
Examensbenämning: Sjukskötare (YH), Bachelor of Health Care
Beräknad studietid: 3,5 år
KodNamnStudiepoäng/år/totalt
Utförandeplaner
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CORE

Core Studies

18 SP
NU13AS15    15 SP
NU13AS01

Study Skills



The student
Is aware of his/her own learning style, as well as the time disposition necessary for studies, and has the ability and skills to assimilate knowledge necessary for the profession.

Is able to participate and take responsibility in project and teamwork

Has the necessary skills for writing assignments and presenting written assignments and can benefit from theses in his/her studies.

Has the ability to read, understand and produce text in English
Can read, understand and evaluate scientific literature
1
6    6 SP
NU13AS02

Swedish



The student

Has a basic understanding of oral and written Swedish. Is familiar with the main structures of the language and has acquired a basic vocabulary.

Can use Swedish in everyday situations, document simple nursing activities as well as communicate with patients and colleagues in Swedish
1
6    6 SP
NU13AS03

Finnish



The student

Is familiar with the main structures of the language and has acquired a basic vocabulary

Has a basic understanding iof spoken Finnish and can use it in simple everyday situations.
2
3    3 SP
NU13SD3    3 SP
NU13SD01

Sustainable Development



The student
- understands the importance of environmental responsibility and sustainable development within different fields, seen from a ecological, technical and economical aspect. The course gives special attention to sustainable development from a health- and social welfare-perspective, including recycling, waste management and occupational safety.
-is able to see his/her own responsibility as practitioner of a profession, and implement this knowledge within the own field. However, he/she must also posses the tools to work for global and lasting social development, as well as know the position of Novia University of Applied Science in environmental issues, as outlined by the management.
- is knowledgeable on how the environment affects our health, and is able work for sustainable development.
- can apply the principles to studies and professional life
1
3    3 SP
THEO

THEORETICAL STUDIES

172 SP
NU13SM10    10 SP
NU13SM01

Health Care and Social Welfare



The student
- has basic knowledge of structures and control of the health care and social services, from a national and an international perspective.
- understands the basic principles for health legislation in Finland and can apply laws and regulations that control the health care system, including influence of immigration politics on health care.
- is able to apply theoretical knowledge and frameworks into nursing care, to guide in matters concerning the patient's position and his/her rights concerning health care and social services.
- has fundamental knowledge and understanding of cultural differences, as well as the need for cultural sensitivity in all contact with people.
- is able to apply cultural awareness and respect for individual uniqueness to nursing care.
1
5    5 SP
NU13SM02

Ethics and Caring Science



The student
- is familiar with the tradition and development of Caring Science, its history and future
- can integrate basic knowledge of ontology, epistemology and ethos of Caring Science into different modules of clinical caring and nursing.
- understands fundamental ethical issues related to nursing, as well as norms and values for decision-making in nursing.
- starts to develop a professional attitude, according to ethical guidelines
- respects different values and views of life
1
5    5 SP
NU13HB10    10 SP
NU13HB01

Anatomy and Physiology 1



The student
Understands the structure and function of the locomotor system

Understand the function of different organ systems such as blood circulation, respiration, digestion and the urinary system

Understands how the endocrine system regulates body metabolism and organ functions

Understands the reproductive system

Understands how the nervous system regulates the physiological processes

Understands the structure and function of the sense organs

Can use the above mentioned knowledge in nursing care
2
3    3 SP
NU13HB02

Anatomy and Physiology 2



The student
Understands the structure and function of the locomotor system

Understand the function of different organ systems such as blood circulation, respiration, digestion and the urinary system

Understands how the endocrine system regulates body metabolism and organ functions

Understands the reproductive system

Understands how the nervous system regulates the physiological processes

Understands the structure and function of the sense organs

Can use the above mentioned knowledge in nursing care
1
3    3 SP
NU13HB03

Microbiology, Pathology, Immunology



The student
Understands the concept of microbe and has insights into the biology of different microbe groups. Is familiar with most common pathogenes

Understands the human microbiota (normal flora) and how microbes spread

Has fundamental insights into the resistance development of bacteria

Understands the biology behind the resistance of bacteria

Has fundamental knowledge of the human immune system and the immunobiology behind infections, vaccinations and allergies

Has fundamental knowledge of the causes of disease, the inflammation reaction and general biology of disease

Has the ability to use the gained knowledge in the above mentioned topics in nursing care
1
4    4 SP

      SP
NU13BN14    14 SP
NU13BN01

Drug Administration



The student

Is aware of his/her own responsibility in drug handling, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. Has the ability to master calculations needed in medical and infusion treatment and to dose and administer medication without error.

Has knowledge of different medication groups, familiarity with indications, interactions and most common side-effects, as well as the ability to observe and evaluate effects of medication

Has the ability to advise patients and relatives on correct and safe medical treatment
1
4    4 SP
NU13BN02

Basic Nursing



The student

Understands the nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing) and can adapt the electronic documentation system (including nursing diagnosis) in nursing care

Has fundamental knowledge on basic nursing methods

Employ aseptic work methods and benefit from ergonomically correct working methods

Has basic knowledge of nutrition and diets and understand their importance to health and illness.
4
4    4 SP
NU13BN03

Practice in Laboratory Environment - Basic Nursing Skills



The student
Can correctly assess the patient´s basic caring needs and has basic skills in nursing care, moving and handling, injections. Also has the ability to assess and monitor vital functions.

Has basic skills in wound dressing

Is familiar with concepts and words used in basic nursing in Swedish and/or Finnish and English and is able to communicate on a basic level (by using learned concepts in everyday nursing situations) with fictive patients, in Swedish and/or Finnish and English
4
4    4 SP
NU13BN04

Practice in Laboratory Environment - First Aid



The student

Has ability to correctly assess and monitor the patient´s vital signs and act in accident and crisis situations.
Has insight in civil defence and safety plan at workplace
2
2    2 SP
NU13EC55   10 SP
NU13EC01

Gerontology and Geriatrics



The student
Understands the process of natural ageing (physical, mental and social changes)

Has the ability to assess the caring needs that are specific for the elderly patient

Has basic knowledge of health promotion, prevention of diseases and disabilities in older adults and is able to use this knowledge in patient guidance.

Has knowledge of the specific diseases linked to older adults and their aetiology.

Has knowledge of specific issues regarding pharmacology and nutrition in elderly care
1
5    5 SP
NU13EC02

Practice - Elderly Care



The student
Has knowledge of various settings where elderly care is delivered (assisted living, adult day care, long term care, nursing homes)

Understands the nursing process in the various settings where elderly care is delivered.

Can assist and support the patient in personal hygiene as well as nutritional matters. Can assist the nurse in drug administration and is able to monitor effects of drugs.

Can observe and document the patient’s health and illness

Has knowledge about physical and social risk assessment specific for the elderly patient and adapts it in nursing care

Has knowledge of rehabilitation and habilitation in elderly care and can adapt it in nursing care

Has ability to communicate with elderly patients on a basic level in Swedish and/or Finnish, and treat them with dignity
1
 5   5 SP
NU13MN521   26 SP
NU14MN01

Rehabilitation and habilitation



The student

Understands the organization of rehabilitation and habilitation in nursing and is able to apply this knowledge to patient guidance and nursing care.
1
1    1 SP
NU14MN02

Practice - Family centered support



The student:
- is able to communicate with and support patients and the family in different nursing care settings
- reflects on health-illness and the impact it has on the patient and family in different nursing care settings
- can apply basic knowledge of habilitation and rehabilitation in different nursing care settings
1
4    4 SP
NU13MN03

Endemic Diseases



The student
Is able to reflect on what health and illness/disease is, and how it can be viewed from different cultural perspectives.

Has knowledge about common endemic and epidemic diseases, according to updated numbers and figures, both in Finland and globally

Is able to reflect on health promotive, preventive and rehabilitative issues in nursing care.

Has the ability to guide patients concerning nutritional issues.
1
 6   6 SP
NU13MN04

Epidemiology



The student:
Identifies patterns, causes, and effects of health and disease conditions in defined populations, both in Finland and globally

Is familiar with different aspects of measuring health, subjective and objective measurements and screenings, and can adapt this knowledge in nursing care.

Is able to interpret and disseminate results and understands how policy decisions and evidence-based nursing has developed

Is able to identify nursing as a scientific discipline in the team around the patient and his/her family
1
 5   5 SP
NU13MN05

Practice - Medical nursing



The student
Has insight into the activities and administration of health care at health care centers with focus on the doctor’s reception desk.

Can take part in a multiprofessional team and create a natural caring relationship with the patient. Has the ability to identify, mainly, elderly patients caring needs.

Knows and understands the most common health risks and diseases that affect the elderly person and can carry out the nursing process in elderly care.

Can communicate, at least on a basic level, in Swedish and/or Finnish with the patient

Demonstrates respect for the patient´s integrity and autonomy and understands the fundamentals of rehabilitation ability to Displays the ability to support the patient in the rehabilitation process
1
 10   10 SP
NU13MH 13   13 SP
NU13MH01

Mental Health, Addiction and Crisis Management



The student
Develops self-awareness and respect for fellow Man.

Has knowledge of the organization and management of mental health care on a national level including the specific legislation concerning mental health care, drug abuse and addiction.

Recognizes common mental health disorders (depression, anxiety, borderline, psychosis and suicidal patients), as well as patients with drug- and alcohol intoxicant abuse problems. Understand the nursing process in mental health care and is able to apply the specific features of mental health also to other nursing contexts.

Has insights into medication used in mental health care

Has knowledge of different types of crises, and the patient care in various emergency- and crisis situations

Has knowledge of the organization and administration of crisis in the community and in the workplace.

Can supervise and guide patients/clients and personnel in crisis situations.
1
 6   6 SP
NU13MH02

Practice - Mental Health



The student
Can take part in a multiprofessional team and create a natural caring relationship with the patient by using the patient’s mother tongue, at least on a basic level.

Has the ability to identify mental disorders and drug abuse behavior, and is able to work according to the nursing process in mental health

Has a basic knowledge of different therapeutical methods in mental health and is able to monitor effects of drugs used in mental health

Demonstrates respect for the patient´s integrity and autonomy and understand the fundamentals of rehabilitation and show ability to support the patient in the rehabilitation process
1
 7   7 SP
NU13SN 16   16 SP
NU13SN01

Surgical Nursing



The student
- can monitor the patient´s condition, symptoms and effectiveness of surgical care in the treatment of surgical diseases and conduct pain assessment.
- has knowledge in surgical and perioperative care including anesthesiology and knowledge of gynecology and oncology.
- is familiar with the surgical nursing process
1
 4   4 SP
NU13SN03

Pharmacology



The student
Has knowledge of clinical pharmacology and recognizes the risks of pharmacotherapy. Is able to use information on unexpected effects of medical treatment in order to develop processes of pharmacotherapy.

Masters calculations needed in medical and infusion treatment, and is able to dose and administer medication without error.

Manages the preparative procedures for intravenous (IV) therapy, endovascular treatment and blood transfusions. Is able to prepare for these procedures and treatments and monitors the patient during and after IV-therapy and blood transfusion
1
 4   4 SP
NU13SN04

Practice in Laboratory Environment - Surgical Nursing



The student
Understands the importance of diagnostic investigations, x-rays and laboratory test and can assist these procedures. Is able to independently carry out a simple laboratory test when needed.
Can guide patients in making healthy decision.

Implements safe pharmacotherapy and monitors the effects and effectiveness of medical treatment

Demonstrates a holistic perspective of the patients caring needs through case studies

Demonstrates the ability to communicate with patients and colleagues in Swedish and/or Finnish in fictive situations
1
 4   4 SP
NU13SN02

Surgical Diseases and Treatments



The student
- has knowledge about common surgical diseases
- has knowledge about common treatments and clinical examinations
- Knows the treatment chains and understands the etiology and surgical treatment processes of the most common surgical diseases
- acts according to the principles of rehabilitative health care
1
 4   4 SP
NU13LE 3   3 SP
NU13LE01

Leader- and Entrepreneurship



The student
Is familiar with different forms of organization, as well as theories of organization and leadership in nursing

Understands the individual’s impact and influence on the organization and management in nursing

Has knowledge of conflict management

Has knowledge of occupational safety, its legislation, organization and function
1
 3   3 SP
NU13RM 35  8 SP
NU13RM01

Research Methodology 1



The student
Has knowledge of the fundamental philosophical theories underpinning nursing research

Has knowledge of the research process and demonstrates the ability to adapt scientific working methods
1
 3   3 SP
NU13RM02

Research Methodology 2



The student
Understands the different approaches to nursing research, such as the difference in qualitative and quantitative studies, and displays the ability to use these approaches in small exercises

Demonstrates an evidence-based approach to nursing

Demonstrates the ability to carry out a study by following the different phases of the nursing research process, and is able to independently plan the collection and analysis of data on Bachelor level.
1
  5  5 SP
NU13MS  23  23 SP
NU13MS01

Practice - Medical Nursing 2



The student
Can take part in a multiprofessional team and create a natural caring relationship to the patient

Can communicate with patients and colleagues in Swedish or Finnish although the main supervision is in English

Assess the patients caring needs, plan for interventions and take part in individual patient care

Carry through the nursing process in medical nursing

Demonstrate clinical nursing skills common in medical nursing and can explain the underlying principles in medical nursing care

Demonstrate ability to document nursing care and give verbal reports on patient care

Developed an awareness of their responsibility for patient safety and delegated nursing care

Demonstrate respect for the patient’s integrity and autonomy and understand the fundamentals of rehabilitation and show ability to support the patient in the rehabilitation process
1
  11  11 SP
NU13MS02

Practice - Surgical Nursing



The student
Can take part in a multiprofessional team and create a natural caring relationship to the patient

Can communicate with patients and colleagues in Swedish and/or Finnish although the main supervision is in English

Assess the patients caring needs, plan for interventions and take part in individual patient care

Carry through the nursing process in surgical nursing

Demonstrate clinical nursing skills common in surgical nursing and can explain the underlying principles in surgical nursing care

Demonstrate ability to document nursing care and give verbal reports on patient care

Developed an awareness of responsibility for patient safety and delegated nursing care

Completed nursing documentation and given verbal reports on patient care by using Swedish and/or Finnish

Demonstrate respect for the patient’s integrity and autonomy and understand the fundamentals of rehabilitation and show ability to support the patient in the rehabilitation process
show ability to support the patient in the rehabilitation process
1
  12  12 SP
NU13HC  10  10 SP
NU13HC01

Health and Illness among Children and Adolescents



The student
Has insights into the specific prerequisites of caring for children, adolescents and their family.

Understands the nursing process, including drug administration and calculation, in the various settings for children and adolescents.

Has knowledge of the specific health risks for children and adolescents and can guide the child, adolescent and the family in their decision- making for promoting health

Understands different cultural needs and treats the patient and the family with dignity
1
  4  4 SP
NU13HC02

Adult Health Care and Home Care



The student

Has knowledge of adult health care, screenings and health promotion including guidance in decision-making.

Has insights into maternity care, family planning and sexuality.

Understands different cultural needs and treats the adult patient with dignity.

Can take care of the patient in a home environment while considering professionalism, confidentiality and courtesy.
1
  6  6 SP
NU13CC  920 29 SP
NU13CC01

Advanced Medical Nursing Care



The student
Has the ability to work in advanced medical nursing care settings and remembers to consider the patients cultural needs.

Has knowledge of advanced medical nursing care, including gastroenterological conditions, diseases connected to the gallbladder and kidneys, the digestive system, endocrinology, infectious diseases, cardiovascular diseases, pulmonary diseases, hematology, rheumatic diseases, as well as diseases and conditions linked to this area.

Is able to apply the theory of palliative care to nursing and has the ability to care for people at the terminal stage of life in diverse care settings.
1
  3  3 SP
NU13CC02

Advanced Surgical Nursing Care



The student
Has the ability to work in advanced surgical nursing care settings and remembers to consider the patients cultural needs.

Has knowledge of advanced surgical nursing care related to abdominal, endocrinological, traumatologic, breast and colorectal surgery and is familiar with oncolocy and surgery related to oncological nursing care.

Has knowledge of sub groups like orthopedics, gynecology, urology, neurosurgery, thorax surgery, vascular surgery, pediatric surgery, hand- and cosmetic surgery, eye- and otorhinolaryngologic diseases, anesthesiology

Is familiar with the nursing process related to specific cases within this area, and diseases linked to this area.

Has the ability to educate and guide patients in various clinical settings and to care for people at the terminal stage of life in diverse care settings.
1
  3  3 SP
NU13CC03

Culture and Safety



The student

Has the ability to educate and guide patients in various clinical settings, as well as co-operate with different teams around the patients.

Has ability to work in advanced care settings remembering to consider the patients cultural needs and has specific knowledge in advanced medical and surgical nursing care.

Is able to understand the broad concept of quality in patient care, but also to assess levels of quality in different setting by setting criteria and evaluating results through proven standards of nursing practice.
1
  3  3 SP
NU13CC04

Practice - Intensive and Acute Nursing Care



The student
Is able to outline and apply the theory of intensive and emergency care to nursing and cconsider the vulnerable patient’s specific caring needs.

Is familiar with the technology of intensive and acute care settings and is able to provide First Aid. Is able to perform resuscitation in various settings.
1
   5 5 SP
NU13CC05

Practice - Clinical Care and Cultural Competence



The student
Can take care of patients with various caring needs in different settings and masters clinical nursing methods, also from maternity care and pediatrics.

Demonstrates clinical skills.

Documents and gives reports on the nursing process in Swedish and/or Finnish.

Can be a part of a multiprofessional and -cultural nursing team

Demonstrates cultural competence in nursing care

Has the ability to guide patients and families, as well as tutor younger students

Has the ability to function independently as a nurse in various care settings
   15 15 SP
CLINICAL

Clinical studies

79 SP
NU08CN     79 SP
THESIS

THESIS

15 SP
NU13T  105  SP

Thesis



The student has
the ability to critically evaluate information
the ability to work systematically within a given theme or in a project
the ability to plan and independently write a thesis or a project report
the ability to present and critically evaluate a thesis
      SP
ELEC

ELECTIVE STUDIES

5 SP
   5 5 SP


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