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Orientation Practice in Medical Nursing (5 cr)

Code: SZYYW203-3009

General information


Enrollment

01.11.2022 - 05.01.2023

Timing

09.01.2023 - 02.04.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Face-to-face

Unit

School of Health and Social Studies

Campus

Lutakko Campus

Teaching languages

  • Finnish

Seats

0 - 30

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Midwifery
  • Degree Programme in Nursing

Teachers

  • Seija Tiilikainen
  • Niilo Kuokkanen
  • Tuija Hakala
  • Janne Pirttinen
  • Janne Alenius
  • Mervi Monthan
  • Tiina Oksanen
  • Jenni Ikola-Mäki

Teacher in charge

Janne Alenius

Groups

  • SAR22KM
    Sairaanhoitaja (AMK)

Objective

Purpose of the course
During the course you learn to evaluate patients' vitals and perform clinical nursing interventions and examinations.

Competences of the course
Clinical competence
Patient safety and quality assurance competence
Ethical competence in nursing
Learning and information management competence
Evidence based nursing and decision making competence

Learning outcomes of the course
You are able to apply the central clinical nursing methods, examinations and drug calculation in internal disease nursing, as well as related basic technology, taking into account patient safety and aseptics. You can justify the decisions you make based on evidence.

Content

Monitoring and care of patient vital signs (ECG, monitoring, resuscitation, NIV)
Implementation of intravenous drug and fluid therapy (peripheral cannulation, drug addition, fluid balance calculation)
Sampling (blood sampling)
Patient guidance and interaction skills (motivational interview, threatening patient)
Use of various evaluation and reporting tools (NEWS, ABCDE, ISBAR) and use of medical technology (Medanets, infusion pump, injection pump)
Safe drug calculation (dose rates, drug dilutions, preparation of infusion and drug solutions)

Oppimateriaali ja suositeltava kirjallisuus

Ajankohtainen työtilassa oleva materiaali.

Suositeltava kirja:
Ahonen O., Blek-Vehkaluoto M., Ekola S., Partamies S, Sulosaari V., Uski-Tallqvist T. 2019 tai uudempi painos. Kliininen hoitotaito. Sanoma Pro Oy.

Lisälukemista:
Hoitotyön tutkimussäätiön julkaisemat ajankohtaiset Hotus-hoitosuositukset

Teaching methods

Toiminnallinen oppiminen, simulaatio-opetus, verkko-opiskelu tai webinaari-luennot

Student workload

135 h, sisältäen taitojen harjoittelun laboraatioissa, luennot, itsenäisen verkko-opiskelun ja lääkelaskutentin.

Further information

Hyväksilukemisen menettelysäännöt kuvataan tutkintosäännössä ja opinto-oppaassa. Opintojakson opettaja antaa lisätietoa mahdollisista opintojakson erityiskäytänteistä.

Evaluation scale

Pass/Fail

Assessment criteria, approved/failed

Pass
In the practical exam you are able to apply clinical nursing methods in the care of patients with internal diseases. You can apply related basic technology taking into account patient safety and aseptics.
You can justify the solutions you make based on evidence.
In the written test you are able to determine doses of medication without mistakes.

Qualifications

You master the basic nursing interventions and the basics of pharmacotherapy. You are able to document as required by legislation.