Läroplaner för studerande med studiestart hösten 2017

Bachelor of Health Care, Nursing (210 SP)

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

CORE STUDIES

9 SP
NU15IA9    9 SP
NU15IA01

Introduction to Studies at Novia UAS



The student will:
- obtain good insights into nursing as a profession
- become familiar with teaching methods, rules and norms at Novia UAS, and prepare to participate in various teaching arrangements and settings
- obtain fundamental knowledge of Winha, Moodle and other platforms used at Novia UAS
- adopt critical thinking and incorporate the idea of lifelong learning
- be able to search for adequate literature
- become familiar with sustainable development from an economical, ecological and social perspective
1
3    3 SP
NU15IA02

Swedish for Beginners



The student will be able to:
- understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at meeting specific needs
- introduce him-/herself and others, as well as ask and answer questions about personal circumstances, such as living arrangements, friends, and possessions
- interact with others in a simple way, provided that the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help
1
3    3 SP
NU15IA03

Finnish for Beginners



The student will be able to:
- understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at meeting specific needs
- introduce him-/herself and others, as well as ask and answer questions about personal circumstances, such as living arrangements, friends, and possessions
- interact with others in a simple way, provided that the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help
1
3    3 SP
THEO

THEORETICAL STUDIES

108 SP
NU15BM15    15 SP
NU15BM01

Anatomy and Physiology 1



The student will:
- understand the structure and function of the locomotor system, as well as the anatomic position and the description of orientation
- become familiar with cell biology, as well as different types of tissues, and understand their function
- understand how the nervous system regulates physiological processes
- understand the structure and function of the sense organs
- understand how the endocrine system regulates body metabolism and organ functions
- be able to apply the above mentioned knowledge to nursing care
1
3    3 SP
NU15BM02

Anatomy and Physiology 2



The student will:
- understand the function of different organ systems, such as blood circulation, respiration, digestion and the urinary system
- understand how the lymphatic system works
- understand the reproductive system
- understand the body's fluid- and acid-base balance
- be able to apply the above mentioned knowledge to nursing care
1
3    3 SP
NU16BM03

Clinical Microbiology



The student will:
- master the terminology of clinical microbiology to the extent needed in nursing care
-master aseptic methods
- understand the concept of microbe and become familiar with the biology of different microbe groups, bacteria, virus, protozoa, and fungi
- become familiar with the most common pathogenes
- understand the human microbiota (normal flora) and how microbes spread
- have fundamental insights into the resistance development of bacteria, and understand the biology behind the resistance of bacteria
- be able to apply course competences to the above mentioned fields of nursing care
1
3    3 SP
NU15BM04

Patophysiology for Nurses 1



The student will:
- understand the concept of homeostasis and disease
- understand altered cellular and tissue biology, inflammatory and immune responses, hypersensitivies, immunodeficiencies and AIDS
- understand the relation between stress and disease
- know the leading causes of death stemming from heart diseases, cancer, cerebrovascular diseases, Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes mellitus and obesity"
1
3    3 SP
NU15BM05

Patophysiology for Nurses 2



The student will:
- know the leading causes of death in relation to nephritis, nephrotic syndrome, acute renal injury and chronic renal failure
-know the leading causes of death in relation to septemia, chronic liver disease, cirrhosis, and alterations in the gastroenterology system
- know the leading causes of death in relation to Parkinson’s disease, headaches, seizures and other neurologic alterations
- become familiar with alterations in the musculoskeletal system
- become familiar with genes and genetic diseases, as well as alterations in the endocrine systems
- become familiar with alterations in hematologic function
1
3    3 SP
NU15PH36   9 SP
NU15PH01

Drug Therapy 1



The student will:
- be able to apply Finnish laws and directives to drug therapy in nursing care, and will become aware of international regulations and trends related to the field
- be able to implement asepsis in drug therapy
- be able to define selected terms related to the administration of medications, and describe actions of drugs on the body
- be able to identify different medication groups and become familiar with indications, interactions and the most common side-effects
- will be able to observe and evaluate the effects of medication
- is familiar with medication used in elderly care
- recognize the steps used in safe administration of oral medication
- know prescription regulations
- master calculations needed in medical treatment, and will be able to dose and administer medication without error
1
3    3 SP
NU15PH02

Drug Therapy 2



The student will:
-master advanced drug therapy in nursing care and recognize personal responsibility in drug handling, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics
-know the active pharmaceutical ingredients
-know the generic name for drugs used when treating the most common diseases
-be able to manage the preparative procedures for intravenous (IV) therapy, endovascular treatment and blood transfusions, prepare for these procedures and treatments, and monitor the patient during and after IV-therapy and blood transfusion
-master patient guidance and documentation related to drug therapy
-understand the importance of safe drug therapy in relation to patient safety
-master calculations needed in medical and infusion treatment, and be able to dose and administer medication without error
1
 3   3 SP
NU15PH03

Drug Therapy 3



The student will:
-know clinical pharmacology in a biomedical context
-know the most common indications and contraindications for the use of medication
-be able to identify interactions between different drugs
-know drug therapy among all patient groups
-know various types of pain medication
-know medication used as anticoagulant therapy
1
 3   3 SP
NU15HS933  15 SP
NU15HS01

Health Care and Social Welfare



The student will:
- obtain basic knowledge of health care and social welfare structures, both nationally and internationally
- become familiar with health care and social welfare services organized by the public, private and third sector in Finland
- become familiar with the treatment and service chains of social and health care
- understand the basic principles of health legislation in Finland and will be able to apply laws and regulations to his/her health care practice
- be able to apply theoretical knowledge to nursing care in order to guide the patient in matters concerning rights to health care and social services
1
3    3 SP
NU15HS02

Health Promotion and Illness Prevention



The student will:
- develop a holistic view of the human being
- become familiar with health promotion throughout the life span
- know the fundamental concepts of epidemiology, health and illness, and differentiates health promotion from health protection or illness prevention
- recognize factors hazardous to health, and will be able to apply an individual approach to health promotion and prevention
- be able to identify theoretical frameworks used in individual health promotion
- be able to support health promotion and illness prevention for specific patient groups at risk
- become familiar with different aspects of measuring health: subjective and objective measurements
- become familiar with screenings, and be able to apply this knowledge to nursing care
-u nderstand the concept of health and lifestyle and be able to apply that to disorders linked to lifestyle
- recognize the connection between illness and social factors
1
3    3 SP
NU15HS03

Rehabilitation and Habilitation



The student will:
- understand the concept of habilitation and rehabilitation from a social, physical and psychological perspective
- become familiar with rehabilitation and habilitation at different ages
- understand the organization and management of rehabilitation and habilitation in nursing, both nationally and internationally, and be able to apply it to patient guidance and nursing care
- recognize different patient organizations acting in the field of rehabilitation and habilitation
1
3    3 SP
NU15HS04

Nutrition, Diets and Health Education



The student will:
- be able to identify essential nutrients and their dietary sources
- be able to describe normal digestion, absorption and the metabolism of vitamins, carbohydrates, proteins and lipids
- be able to identify factors influencing nutrition
- be able to identify nutritional variations throughout the life span
- become familiar with eating disorders and therapies related to these
- become familiar with diets related to illness and disease
- be able to guide patients concerning nutritional issues
- be able to apply evidence-based nursing care and the nursing process to nursing care related to nutritional problems
1
 3   3 SP
NU15HS05

Home and Community Nursing Care



The student will:
- become familiar with the organization of home care in Finland, and be able to define home care in different settings
- be able to identify the essential aspects of the home visit
- become aware of patient- and staff safety during home visits
- be able to take care of the patient in a home environment while considering professionalism, confidentiality and courtesy
- be able to apply evidence-based nursing care, and the nursing process, in home- and community nursing care
  3  3 SP
NU15CC3  6 9 SP
NU15CC01

The Nature and Ethics of Nursing



The student will:
- develop an international perspective on nursing history
- know central concepts of caring/nursing science
- become familiar with nursing models, theories and traditions
- become familiar with ethical theories, codes of ethics, ethical decision-making and ethical issues
- obtain fundamental knowledge, and an understanding, of cultural differences, as well as the need for cultural sensitivity in all contact with people
- will be able to apply cultural awareness, and respect for individual uniqueness, to nursing care
1
3    3 SP
NU15CC02

Cultural Diversity in Health and Illness



The student will:
- be able to recognize and consider the challenges of working in a multicultural and multiprofessional team
- become familiar with concepts related to culture, health and nursing
- obtain knowledge of the most common nursing theories related to cultural competence in nursing care
- be able to recognize phenomena like racism and xenophobia, and understand how they can affect good nursing care
- become aware of cultural safety, cultural blindness and cultural imposition and be able to apply that knowledge to the nursing process
- obtain knowledge about epidemiology and relate it to different geographical areas and health risks specific for different areas
   3 3 SP
NU15CC03

International Nursing



The student will:
- obtain knowledge about trends in global health
- be able to identify socioeconomic, biological and behavioural factors that influence health
- be able to explain the social determinants of health
- be able to describe some of the major global challenges impacting health
- be able to distinguish health inequality from health inequity
- be able to explain the influence of inequality on health outcomes
- obtain knowledge about tropical diseases and their aetiology
- become aware of the modes of transmission, prevention, treatment and care related to extremely contagious diseases
- recognize the organizations working for global issues in health care
- understand the challenges of working in difficult areas
   3 3 SP
NU15IC3612  21 SP
NU15IC01

The Nursing Process



The student will:
- adopt an approach to nursing care based on critical thinking and evidence
- understand the necessity of an evidence-based practice
- obtain knowledge of how to assess, plan and implement nursing care based on the patient’s needs
- know how to evaluate nursing care
- know the procedures concerning the discharge of patient
- know how to correctly document and report nursing care according to the national health care system
1
3    3 SP
NU15IC02

Perioperative Nursing Care



The student will:
- know various types of surgery according to the purpose, degree of urgency and degree of risk
- know how to apply the nursing process to surgical nursing care
- know the different phases of the perioperative period
- be able to identify the nursing responsibilities related to planning perioperative nursing care and preparing the patient for surgery
- obtain knowledge about different types of anaesthesia
- know the essential nursing assessments and interventions during the immediate postoperative phase
- become familiar with complications related to surgery
1
 3   3 SP
NU15IC03

First Aid and Crisis Management



The student will:
- obtain knowledge of different types of crises, as well as patient care in various emergency and crisis situations
- obtain knowledge of the organization and administration of crises in the community and in the workplace
- obtain knowledge of first aid, and be prepared to act in accordance with the requirements of the acute situation
- obtain knowledge of acute psychiatric illness and be prepared to act in accordance with laws and regulations, as well as the requirements of the acute situation
- become prepared to support the patient, as well as his/her family, in acute- and trauma situations
- prepare to supervise and guide patients and personnel in crisis situations
- become familiar with occupational safety and civil defence
1
 3   3 SP
NU15IC04

Acute and Intensive Nursing Care



The student will:
- prepare to implement the nursing process in acute and intensive nursing care
- obtain knowledge of nursing care for patients in pain
- obtain knowledge of nursing care for patients in chock
- obtain knowledge of nursing care for patients with multiple health problems
- obtain knowledge of nursing care for patients with trauma or multiple injuries
- become prepared to care for patients with altered electrolyte- and fluid balance
- become prepared to support the patient and his/her family in acute and intensive nursing care situations
  3  3 SP
NU15IC05

Leading, Managing and Delegating in Nursing Care



The student will:
- understand the meaning of internal entrepreneurship
- obtain knowledge of occupational safety; its legislation, organization and function
- become familiar with different forms of organization, as well as theories of organization and leadership in nursing
- understand the individual’s impact on organization and management in nursing
- obtain knowledge about conflict management and become prepared to act in conflict situations
- prepare to coordinate the patient’s nursing care
  3  3 SP
NU15IC06

Patient Safety and Quality Assurance



The student will:
- understand the principles of safety control and know how to implement them in nursing care
- obtain knowledge of X-ray diagnostics and its importance in patient care
- know laws, regulations and directives concerning medical radiation
- know the medical uses of radiation
- obtain basic knowledge and skills regarding radiation, and will be able to minimize radiation risks
- obtain basic knowledge of radiation protection for health professionals outlined in ST 1.7 (Säteilysuojelukoulutus terveydenhuollossa)
- prepare to promote patient safety in all phases of the nursing process
- prepare to prevent and identify quality deviations in all phases of the nursing process
- understand the importance of confidentiality in all phases of the nursing process, and be able to act in accordance with such principles
1
  3  3 SP
NU15IC07

Oncological Nursing Care



The student will:
- be able to define cancer and differentiate benign from malignant neoplasms
- be able to describe the theories of carcinogenesis
- be able to explain carcinogens and identify risk factors for cancer
- be able to compare the mechanisms and characteristics of normal cells to those of malignant cells
- be able to describe the physical and psychosocial effects of cancer
- become familiar with patient organizations and community support for patients with cancer
1
  3  3 SP
NU15AF3213  27 SP
NU15AF01

Responses to Altered Haematological, Cardiovascular and Vascular Function



The student will:
- be able to describe normal variations in cardiovascular assessment findings
- be able to identify health problems related to cardiovascular, lymphatic, vascular or haematologic disorders
- be able to use the nursing process as a framework for providing individualized care to patients with cardiovascular, haematological and vascular disorders
- know how to prioritize the patient’s needs for nursing care, act correctly on those, and document them based on the national guidelines and classification system
- be able to explain nursing implications for medication and other treatments prescribed for haematologic disorders
- be able to apply insights into altered haematological, cardiovascular and vascular functions onto all nursing contexts
1
 3   3 SP
NU15AF02

Responses to Altered Integumentary, Neurologic and Eye- and Ear Function



The student will be able to:
- identify health problems involving the skin, hair and nails
- identify health problems involving the eyes and ears
- identify health problems involving the neurologic function
- identify abnormal findings that might indicate an impairment in the function of the eyes, ears or the integumentary system
- use the nursing process as a framework for providing individualized care to patients with integumentary-, neurologic-, and eye- or ear disorders
- prioritize the patient’s needs for nursing care, act correctly on those, and document them, based on the national classification system
- apply insights into altered integumentary-, neurologic- and eye and ear functions to all nursing contexts
1
 3   3 SP
NU15AF03

Responses to Altered Endocrine and Sexual-Reproductive Function



The student will be able to:
- identify health problems involving the endocrine system, the reproductive system and breasts
- identify abnormal findings that may indicate an impairment of the endocrine system
- use the nursing process as a framework for providing individualized care for patients with an endocrine or sexual-reproductive dysfunction
- prioritize the patient’s needs for nursing care, act correctly on those, and document them based on the national classification system
- identify the symptoms of the various types of diabetes
- identify the risk factors for diabetes
- prepare for guiding the patient in health promotion and prevention of complications
- identify the risk factors and complications related to STI
- apply insights into altered endocrine and sexual-reproductive functions to all nursing contexts
1
 3   3 SP
NU15AF04

Responses to Altered Gastrointestinal Function and Urinary Elimination



The student will be able to:
- identify health problems related to gastrointestinal or urinary elimination disorders
- identify abnormal findings that may indicate alterations in the gastrointestinal system and urinary elimination system
- identify risk factors and complications of disorders related to the gastrointestinal- or urinary elimination system
- assess the patient’s need for nursing care through adequate clinical and physiological assessments
- prioritize the patient’s needs for nursing care, act correctly on those, and document them, based on the national classification system
- use the nursing process as a framework for providing individualized care to patients with gastrointestinal- or urinary elimination disorders
- apply insights into altered gastrointestinal function and urinary elimination to all nursing contexts
1
 3   3 SP
NU15AF05

Responses to Altered Musculoskeletal and Respiratory Function



The student will be able to:
- identify health problems involving the musculoskeletal system and respiratory function
- identify manifestations of impairment of the musculoskeletal system
- use the nursing process as a framework for providing individualized care to patients with musculoskeletal and respiratory disorders
- prioritize the patient’s needs for nursing, act correctly on those, and document them, based on the national classification system
- identify risk factors and complications of disorders related to the musculoskeletal system and respiratory function
- apply insights into altered musculoskeletal- and respiratory function to all nursing contexts
1
 3   3 SP
NU15AF06

Responses to Altered Mental Health



The student will:
- obtain knowledge of the organization and management of mental health care on a national level, including the specific legislation concerning mental health care
- be able to identify common mental health disorders
- be able to use the nursing process as a framework for providing individualized care for patients with mental health disorders, and apply the specific features of mental health to all nursing contexts
- be able to prioritize the patient’s needs for nursing care, correctly act on these, and document them, based on the national classification system
- become familiar with medication used in mental health care
- be able to apply insights into altered mental health to all nursing contexts
1
 3   3 SP
NU15AF07

Responses to Addictive Behaviour



The student will:
- obtain knowledge of, and be prepared to apply, legislation and social control on to substance abuse
- be able to identify the impact of substance abuse and addiction on society
- be prepared to implement preventive working methods
- be able to describe the specific features of different groups of substance abusers
- be able to use the nursing process as a framework for providing individualized care for patients with addiction and substance abuse disorders
- be able to prioritize the patient’s needs for nursing care, act correctly on those needs and document them based on the national classification system
- will be able to apply the specific features of addiction and substance abuse to all nursing contexts
1
 3   3 SP
NU15AF08

Gerontology and Geriatrics



The student will:
- understand the process of natural ageing (physical, mental and social changes)
- become prepared to assess caring needs that are specific for the elderly patient
- obtain basic knowledge of health promotion, the prevention of diseases and disabilities in older adults, and use this knowledge for patient guidance.
- obtain knowledge of specific diseases linked to older adults and their aetiology
- obtain knowledge of specific issues regarding pharmacology and nutrition in elderly care, and prepare for the practice of safe drug administration
- become prepared to care for the elderly patient in all nursing contexts
1
3    3 SP
NU15AF09

Nursing Care for the Child, Adolescent and Family



The student will
- obtain knowledge of the specific prerequisites related to caring for children, adolescents and their families
- obtain knowledge of the specific prerequisites related to maternity care
- obtain knowledge of specific health risks related to children and adolescents and prepare to guide the child, adolescent and family in their decisions regarding health-promotion
- be able to use the nursing process as a framework for providing individualized care for patients, with consideration to the age-specific needs of the patient
- be able to prioritize the patient’s needs for nursing care, act correctly on those needs, and document them based on the national classification system
- understand different cultural needs and learn to treat the patient, and the family, with dignity
  3  3 SP
NU15RM39   12 SP
NU15RM01

Integral Aspects of Nursing Research



The student will:
- obtain the necessary IT-skills for information seeking and communication
- obtain the necessary skills for academic writing and the presentation of written assignments
- develop the ability to read, understand and produce academic texts in English
1
3    3 SP
NU15RM02

A Theoretical Framework for Nursing Research



The student will:
- obtain knowledge of the fundamental philosophical theories underpinning nursing research
- obtain knowledge of nursing theories that influence nursing research and nursing care
- become familiar with the tradition and development of Caring Science - its history and future
- be able to integrate basic knowledge of ontology, epistemology and the ethos of Caring Science into different modules of clinical caring and nursing
1
 3   3 SP
NU15RM03

Qualitative Research Designs



The student will be able to:
- define qualitative research
- describe sampling techniques in qualitative research
- understand ethics in nursing research
- discuss the major sources of qualitative data
- explain analysis and interpretation methods with qualitative data
- describe techniques used to evaluate research
- understand how to use qualitative research findings in evidence based nursing care
1
 3   3 SP
NU15RM04

Quantitative Research Designs and Thesis Writing



The student will:
- become familiar with the most common methods of quantitative data collection and analysis
- be able to carry out simple statistical calculations and tests
- become familiar with the research process and master the different phases of the process
- prepare to carry out the thesis independently and under supervision
1
 3   3 SP
THESIS

THESIS

15 SP
NU15TH 312  15 SP
NU15TH01

Thesis Plan and Seminar



The student will:
-produce a supervised thesis plan
-present an approved plan at a seminar
1
 3   3 SP
NU15TH02

Intermediary Thesis Seminar



The student will, under supervision, but with increasing independence:
- collect data for the thesis, with consideration to the necessary ethical issues linked to the study
- describe methods of data analysis
- present the methodological part of the thesis at an intermediary seminar
  6  6 SP
NU15TH03

Presentation of Thesis and Maturity Exam



The student will:
- present, discuss and defend the approved thesis at a seminar
- critically examine another thesis presented at the seminar
- carry out an approved maturity exam
  6  6 SP
CLINICAL

CLINICAL STUDIES

75 SP
NU15CT12    12 SP
NU15CT01

Basic Nursing Skills 1



The student will be able to:
- assess vital signs
- employ aseptic technique
- understand and manage nursing care when a patient is isolated due to illness reasons
- support the patient’s hygiene
- demonstrate knowledge and perform skills in basic care, and in promoting physiological health (activity, exercise, sleep)
- assist a client with nutritional matters
- obtain knowledge about, and provide, oxygen therapy
- know the importance of ergonomic working methods and show skills in moving and handling patients
- demonstrate knowledge about skin integrity and different types of wounds, as well as perform skills in wound care
1
3    3 SP
NU15CT02

Basic Nursing Skills 2



The student will:
- obtain knowledge of, and demonstrates skill in, diagnostic testing, common blood tests and specimen collection and injections (S.C. and I.M)
- obtain knowledge of the nurse’s role when supporting the patient in the x-ray-situation
- obtain knowledge about elimination, and demonstrate skills in helping a client with urinary and fecal problems (ss. catheterization and ostomy care)
- obtain knowledge about altered nutrition and demonstrate skills in enteral nutrition
1
3    3 SP
NU15CT06

Basic Nursing and Care for Disabled in Different Settings



The student will:
- become familiar with the specific caring needs of a disabled or an elderly patient and has good insights into the organization of care for disabled and elderly patients in our society
- be able to carry out the nursing process in both elderly nursing care and nursing care for the disabled
- prepare to take part in a multiprofessional team and create a natural caring relationship with the patient
- be able to communicate, at least on a basic level, in Swedish and/or Finnish with the patient, and be able to follow the general rules and routines in a working environment
- demonstrate respect for the patient’s integrity and autonomy, understand the fundamentals of rehabilitation and demonstrate an ability to support the patient in the rehabilitation process
- be able to perform safe drug administration under supervision
- be able to employ safe working methods
1
6    6 SP
NU17SN 12306 48 SP
NU15CT03

Specialized Nursing Skills 1



The student will:
- obtain knowledge of, and demonstrate skills in, perioperative nursing, (preoperative assessment and evaluation, and postoperative and surgical nursing skills)
- obtain knowledge of, and demonstrate skills in managing the fluid balance, focusing on intravenous and blood infusions, drainage and catheters
- understand the importance of diagnostic investigations, x-rays, laboratory tests and ECG and be able to assist with these procedures
- will be able to independently carry out a simple laboratory test when needed
1
 3   3 SP
NU15CT04

Specialized Nursing Skills 2



The student will:
- demonstrate skills in assessing, implementing and evaluating the nursing process in different clinical settings
- demonstrate a holistic perspective of nursing care in case studies
- obtain knowledge of, and demonstrate skills in intraoperative nursing
1
 3   3 SP
NU15CT05

Acute and Intensive Nursing Skills



The student will:
- be able to outline and apply the theory of intensive and emergency care to nursing and consider the specific caring needs of the patient who is critically ill or suffers from trauma
- demonstrate skills in assessing, implementing and evaluating the nursing process in acute and intensive nursing care settings
- become familiar with common problems in critical and acute care, and be able to implement that knowledge in simulated situations
- become familiar with the technology of intensive and acute care settings and prepared to perform first aid in hospital settings
- be able to perform resuscitation in various settings
  3  3 SP
NU15CT07

Medical/Surgical Nursing Care 1



The student will:
- be able to take part in a multiprofessional team and create a natural caring relationship with the patient
- be able to communicate with patients and colleagues mainly in Swedish or Finnish, even though the main supervision is in English
- be able to follow general rules and routines in the working environment
- develop respect for the patient’s integrity and autonomy
- understand and gradually adopt aseptic working methods
- understand and gradually adopt safe working methods
- be able to verbally report nursing activities and the patient’s condition
- understand the underlying principles of medical and surgical nursing care at different wards
- obtain evidence-based knowledge about common diseases and develop an understanding of the pharmacological treatment of the patient
- be able to perform safe drug administration under supervision
1
 6   6 SP
NU15CT08

Medical/Surgical Nursing Care 2



The student will:
- be able to take part in a multiprofessional team and create a natural caring relationship with the patient
- demonstrate respect for the patient’s integrity and autonomy
- demonstrate the ability to support the patient in the rehabilitation process
- understand the importance of aseptic working methods
- employ safe working methods
- be able to assess the patient’s caring needs, plan for interventions, implement nursing activities and demonstrate clinical nursing skills related to medical and surgical nursing, under supervision and with increasing independence
- be able to produce a written documentation of nursing care and the patient’s condition, under supervision and with increasing independence
- be able to verbally report nursing activities and the patient’s condition
-implement the underlying principles of medical and surgical nursing care at different wards
- obtain evidence-based knowledge about common diseases, and an understanding of the pharmacological treatment of the patient
- be able to perform safe drug administration under supervision
  9  9 SP
NU15CT09

Medical/Surgical Nursing Care 3



The student will:
- take part in a multiprofessional team and create a natural caring relationship with the patient
- demonstrate the ability to support the patient and the family in the rehabilitation process
- be able to employ safe working methods
- under supervision and with increasing independence be able to assess the patient’s caring needs, plan for i interventions, gradually independently implement nursing activities and demonstrate clinical nursing skills related to medical and surgical nursing
- be able to document and report nursing activities and the patient’s condition in Finnish or Swedish
- be able to implement the underlying principles of medical and surgical nursing care at different wards
- obtain evidence-based knowledge of common diseases and show an understanding for the pharmacological treatment of the patient
- under supervision and with increasing independence be able to perform safe oral- and intravenous drug administration, follow up the effects and act in accordance with the situation
   6 6 SP
NU15CT10

Paediatrics, Maternity and Adult Nursing Care



The student will be able to:
- take part in a multiprofessional team and create a natural caring relationship with the patient
- communicate with patients and colleagues in Swedish or Finnish. The supervision also gradually shifts from English to Swedish or Finnish
- follow the general rules and routines in a working environment
- demonstrate an understanding of health promotion working methods and implement these in his/her own practice
- become familiar with the health centre organization, as well as the working methods at different wards and receptions
- implement the nursing process into the care for an ill child or a pregnant woman, in both simulated and real situations, under supervision
- apply evidence-based nursing, as well as identify and analyze the specific needs of the child, the pregnant woman and the family
- employ safe working methods
- perform safe drug administration for children and pregnant women
- guide the family in health promotion and illness prevention
- employ health promotion working methods
  9  9 SP
NU15CT11

Mental - Home and Rehabilitative Nursing Care



The student will:
- be able to participate in a multiprofessional team and create a natural caring relationship with the patient by using the patient’s mother tongue on at least a basic level
- be able to follow general rules and routines in the working environment
- be able to apply evidence-based knowledge to mental health nursing, primary health care and home nursing care
- be able to identify mental disorders and addictive behaviour
- be able to implement the nursing process in mental health, primary health care and home nursing care
- develop respect for the patient’s integrity and autonomy when caring for the patient in a home environment
- be able to employ aseptic working methods in a home environment
- be able to inform, advice and guide the patient in issues related to mental health and addictive behaviour, and will be able to provide psychiatric first aid
- be able to support the patient’s family in their care for the patient
- be able to perform safe drug administration
  9  9 SP
NU17EN   15 15 SP
NU15CT12

Elderly Care Management



The student will be able to:
- take part in a multiprofessional team and create a natural caring relationship with the patient
- communicate with patients and colleagues in Swedish or Finnish, the main supervision will be carried out in Swedish or Finnish
- follow the general rules and routines in a working environment
- independently assess the patient’s caring needs, plan for interventions, as well as take part in the implementation of the plan and the evaluation of the given nursing care
- make decisions concerning the patient’s individual nursing care, under supervision and with increasing independence
- implement the nursing process for patients with multiple diseases
- document and give verbal reports of given nursing care, under supervision and with increasing independence
- understand the administration of a ward, perform necessary procedures when receiving and discharging a patient
   6 6 SP
NU15CT13

Cultural Competence and Advanced Nursing Care



The student will be able to:
- independently participate in a multiprofessional and multicultural nursing team and create a natural caring relationship with the patient
- communicate with patients and colleagues in the language used at the workplace and follow the general rules and routines in the working environment
- implement evidence-based nursing care and employ the nursing process in advanced nursing care situations
- master clinical nursing methods and implement nursing activities
- demonstrate cultural competence in nursing care
- perform safe drug adminstration
   9 9 SP
ELEC

ELECTIVE STUDIES

3 SP
NU17LS      SP
NU15ES02   3 3 SP
NU15ES03   3 3 SP
NU17CS      SP
NU15ES01   3 3 SP


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