Orientation Practice in Acute and Perioperative Nursing (SWNSW204-3002), 29.08.2022 – 30.10.2022,
3 cr(SNS22VS, ...)
Learning outcomes of the course
After completing this course, you will master the essential clinical interventions of acute and perioperative nursing care, taking patient safety into account.
Evidence based nursing competence
You know how to perform client centered patient evidence based counselling at different stages of the care path
You are able to observe patients and implement patient-centered nursing interventions at different stages of the care path in collaboration with the patient, their families and other health professionals in a culturally sensitive manner
You master the drug calculations needed to administer medication
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Basics of nursing and medical nursing competences.
Multidisciplinary knowledge base in nursing care
Pre- intra- and postoperative counseling and nursing care, patient's intensive observation, triage, nursing care of acute patient, nutrition-, fluid- and drug therapy for a surgical patient, documentation of care
Assessment criteria, passed/failed
You apply essential nursing interventions of acute and perioperative nursing care, taking patient safety into account.
You implement patient centered counseling of acute and perioperative patient at different stages of the care path
You demonstrate monitoring the patient and implementing nursing interventions at different stages of care path
You demonstrate mastering the drug calculations needed to administer medication
Language of instruction
Wenbing Wang, Niilo Kuokkanen, Riikka Sinivuo, Marjo Palovaara