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Degree Programme in Public Health Nursing, Full-time studies

2019

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BASIC STUDIES COMMON TO ALL IN SEAMK
                                                                 
Building competence
                                                                 
Studying at a University of Applied Sciences 2
     
             
                                   
Career planning and internationalisation 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    
         
                         
               
Bachelor's Thesis Plan and Information Searching 2 6    
         
                         
               
Bachelor's Thesis Implementation and Reporting 10    
           
                             
           
Client and Population-Based Health Promotion
                                                                 
Health-Promoting Nursing and Information Searching 1 4
     
             
                                   
National and Global Health 2
     
             
                                   
Counselling Patients and Families 2  
       
                   
                         
Quality and Safety in Social and Health Services
                                                                 
The Nurse's Social Competence 3
     
             
                                   
Management and Quality Assurance in Social and Health Services 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  
       
                   
                         
Asiakaslähtöinen kliininen osaaminen-ihmiskehon rakenne ja otiminta sekä mikrobiologia ja tautioppi
                                                                 
Basics of Clinical Nursing 1 4
     
             
                                   
Basics of Clinical Nursing 2 4
       
                 
                               
First Aid 2
     
             
                                   
Radiation protection and radiological and clinical examinations 3  
       
                   
                         
Medical and infectious disease nursing, palliative care and client with disabilities nursing 5  
       
                 
                     
Surgical, perioperative and gynaecological nursing 4  
       
                 
                     
Mental Health Nursing and Addiction Nursing 4    
         
                         
               
Gerontological Nursing 2    
         
                         
               
Maternity Health and Paediatric Nursing 5    
         
                         
               
Practice and Outpatient Nursing 2    
           
                             
           
Nursing in Acute and Critical Situations 2    
           
                             
           
Medical Subjects in Nursing 5
   
 
         
     
           
Practical Training in Clinical Nursing
                                                                 
The Public Health Nurse's Professional and Career Development 1 1
     
 
             
     
                     
The Public Health Nurse's Professional and Career Development 2 1    
       
 
                     
   
     
Supervised Clinical Training in the Basics of Clinical Nursing 8
       
                 
                               
Supervised Clinical Training in Medical or Surgical Nursing 14  
       
                   
                         
Supervised Clinical Training in Gerontological Nursing 7  
         
                       
                     
Supervised Clinical Training in Mental Health Nursing 7  
         
                       
                     
Supervised Clinical Training in Paediatric Nursing 8    
         
                         
               
Supervised Clinical Training in Outpatient or Acute Nursing -placements 8    
           
                             
           
Advanced Public Health Nursing Studies
                                                                 
Methods of Health Promotion 4      
           
                             
 
Vaccination Skills- basic and advance studies 3      
           
                               
     
Breastfeeding Counselling 2      
           
                               
     
Social Health Care and Environmental Health Promotion 2      
           
                               
     
Public Health Care for an Expecting Family 5      
           
                               
     
Child and Family Public Health Care 4      
           
                               
     
Public Health Care for School- Aged Children and their Families 3      
           
                               
     
Public Health Care for Working Age Clients and their Families 5      
           
                               
     
Public Health Care for the Elderly and their Families 2      
           
                               
     
Practical Training in Public Health Nursing
                                                                 
Practical Training in Public Health Care of Expecting Families 10      
             
                                   
 
Practical Training in Public Health Care of Children and their Families 5      
             
                                   
 
Practical Training in Public Health Care of School-Age Children, Young People and their Families 5      
             
                                   
 
Practical Training in Public Health Care of Working Age Adults and their Communities 5      
             
                                   
 
Development of Public Health Nursing 5      
           
                             
 
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ELECTIVE STUDIES
(Select 4 ECTS)
                                                                 
English Preparatory Course 2                                                                  
Nursing in Acute Settings 2                                                                  
A night at the hospital 2                                                                  
Anatomy and Physiology in Practise 2                                                                  
Perspectives on Health promotion in Finland and Japan 2                                                                  
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.