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Digitalisation and eHealth in Social and Health Services (2 cr)

Code: SH00BX93-3004

General information


01.05.2021 - 13.02.2022


01.02.2022 - 05.06.2022


2 op

Teaching languages

  • Finnish

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Nursing


  • Carita Sandell-Kaukonen

Student groups

  • SH20


The student is able to describe what the concepts digitalisation and eHealth involve and use eHealth applications in nursing.
The student understands the meaning of digitalisation and eHealth and data security throughout the nursing process.


Digitalisation and eHealth, the concept and sectors, data security, central digitalisation and eHealth application areas.

Evaluation scale


Assessment criteria, approved/failed

Pass = P
The student can describe the concept of eHealth. He /she can demonstrate knowledge of health technology or digital applications used to care for people of all ages thoughout the care and service pathway. He /she can demonstrate familiarity with data security. Active classroom/seminar participation and all the assignments delivered.

Fail = 0
The student can not describe the concept of eHealth. He /she does not know health technology or digital applications and is not familiar with data security. No classroom/seminar participation, no assignments delivered.


Health Technology in Nursing