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Degree Programme in Public Health Nursing, Full-time studies

2018

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BASIC STUDIES COMMON TO ALL IN SEAMK
                                                                 
Building competence
                                                                 
Study and working life skills 2
     
             
                                   
Internationalization Skills 2
       
                 
                               
Communication Skills 3
     
             
                                   
ICT Skills 3
     
             
                                   
Business and entrepreneurship competence
                                                                 
Business and entrepreneurship 3    
         
                         
               
SeAMK Innovation Week 2
       
                 
                               
Research and project work skills
                                                                 
Introduction to Research and Development 2  
       
                   
                         
Introduction to Project Work 3
       
                 
                               
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BASIC STUDIES IN SOCIAL AND HEALTH CARE
                                                                 
As an Expert in the Social and Health Field 2
       
                 
                               
Basics of Drug Care 2
     
             
                                   
English 3
       
                 
                               
Swedish 3    
           
                             
           
Swedish Skills of the Staff of Public Organizations, written 0                                                                  
Swedish Skills of the Staff of Public Organizations, oral 0                                                                  
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BASIC STUDIES IN THE DEGREE PROGRAMME IN PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING
                                                                 
Client-Centred Professional Competence
                                                                 
Professional Interaction and Cooperation 2
     
             
                                   
Ethicality in Nursing 2
     
             
                                   
Evidence-Based Nursing and Decision-Making
                                                                 
Evidence-Based Nursing 3
       
                 
                               
Research and Development Methods 3  
         
                       
                     
Knowledge Acquisition 2 1                                                                  
Bachelor's Thesis Plan 5                                                                  
Implementing and Reporting of Bachelor's Thesis 10    
         
                         
               
Client and Population-Based Health Promotion
                                                                 
Health-Promoting Nursing and Information Seeking 1 5
     
             
                                   
National and Global Health 2
     
             
                                   
Counselling Patients and Families 2  
       
                   
                         
Quality and Safety in Social and Health Services
                                                                 
The Social and Health Service and Societal Competence 3
       
                 
                               
Digitalisation and eHealth in Social and Health Services 2    
           
                             
           
Safe Drug and Fluid Care
                                                                 
Drug Care and Calculations 3
       
                 
                               
Drug and Fluid Care 2  
       
                   
                         
Pharmacology 3  
       
                   
                         
Client-Centred Clinical Competence
                                                                 
Basics of Clinical Nursing 1 4
     
             
                                   
Basics of Clinical Nursing 2 6
     
           
                               
Medical Nursing 6  
       
                   
                         
Surgical Nursing and Health Technology 7  
       
                   
                         
Mental Health Nursing and Nursing in Drug Abuse 4  
         
                       
                     
Gerontological Nursing 3    
         
                         
               
Maternity Health and Pediatric Nursing 4    
           
                             
           
Nursing in Out-Patient Clinics 3    
         
                         
               
Practical Training in Clinical Nursing
                                                                 
The Public Health Nurse's Professional and Career Development 1 2
   
           
               
The Public Health Nurse's Professional and Career Development 2 2    
         
                           
     
Practical Training in Health Promotion 3
     
             
                                   
Practical Training in Basics of Clinical Nursing 8
       
                 
                               
Practical Training in Medical Nursing 8  
       
                   
                         
Practical Training in Surgical Nursing 8  
         
                       
                     
Practical Training in Mental Health Nursing 7  
         
                       
                     
Practical Training in Pediatric Nursing 6    
           
                             
           
Practical Training in Practice or Outpatient Nursing 6    
         
                         
               
Practical Training in Project Work 3    
           
                             
           
Practical Training in Gerontological Nursing 7    
         
                         
               
Advanced Public Health Nursing Studies
                                                                 
Promotion of a Healthy and Safe Environment 3    
           
                             
           
Health-Promoting Public Health Nursing 3    
           
                             
           
Societal Public Health Nursing 2    
           
                             
           
Management and Development of Public Health Nursing 1 2    
           
                             
           
Management and Development of Public Health Nursing 2 2      
           
                               
     
Public Health Nursing of Individuals, Families and Communities 18      
           
                               
     
Practical Training in Public Health Nursing
                                                                 
Practical Training in Public Health Nursing of Child-Expecting Families 7      
           
                               
     
Practical Training in Public Health Nursing of Children and Their Families 7      
           
                               
     
Practical Training in Public Health Nursing of School-Age Children, Young People and Their Families 5      
           
                               
     
Practical Training in Public Health Nursing of Work-Age Adults and Their Communities 6      
           
                               
     
Development of Public Health Nursing 5      
           
                               
     
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ELECTIVE STUDIES
(Select 5 ECTS)
                                                                 
English Preparatory Course 2  
         
                       
                     
Nursing in Acute Settings 2    
           
                             
           
A night in the hospital 2                                                                  
Advance Studies in Vaccination Competence 1                                                                  
Human factors causing mistakes in patient safety in nursing 3                                                                  
Multidisciplinary working-life projects
                                                                 
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ECTS credits per period / semester / academic year 606060606060606060606060606060606060606060606060606060606060606060

The curriculum has been planned so that the student completes 60 ECTS credits per academic year and 30 ECTS credits per semester

Due to the timing of optional and elective courses, credit accumulation per semester / academic year may vary.

PROFILE OF THE PROGRAMME
The purpose of the Degree Programme in Public Health Nursing is to train experts of public health nursing, whose work is based on evidence-based multi-disciplinary knowledge, extensive public health nursing competence and high ethical standards. Registered Public Health Nurses (UAS) are qualified to examine, evaluate and develop their public health nursing competence, professional work, work community and professional field. They plan, implement and develop public health nursing in national and international contexts.

Registered Public Health Nurses (UAS) are licensed to practise professional nursing. The training abides by the directives of the European Council pertaining to the education of nurses responsible for general care.

Registered public health nurses work as independent experts of nursing in primary health care, specialised medical services, social services and in the private and third sectors. They support, nurse and counsel healthy and ill individuals of all ages, families, groups, and communities. Public health nurses implement and develop evidence-based nursing/public health nursing to promote and maintain their patients' health, to prevent and cure illness, to ensure rehabilitation and to implement medical care prescribed.


OCCUPATIONAL PROFILES
Key competences in public health nursing involve promoting the health of individuals, families, communities and environment; prevention of illness; planning, implementation and evaluation of client-centred public health nursing and clinical expertise. Other key competences involve client and patient counselling and teaching, and ability to work in multi-professional teams. Finally, the key competences involve use and command over nursing scientific research and evidence-based knowledge as well as nursing management and quality management.


PEDAGOGICAL APPROACH
Teaching in the Degree Programme in Nursing follows the constructivist theory of learning. Various kind of the student-centred, experiential, individual and collaborative learning methods enhance the student’s evidence-based learning. Simulation exercises and other exercises in the classrooms and also web-based learning methods are used as learning methods.