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Deepening Nursing Practice (20 cr)

Code: SWNSW212-3002

General information


20.11.2023 - 30.04.2024


13.05.2024 - 30.12.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

20 op

Mode of delivery



School of Health and Social Studies

Teaching languages

  • English


0 - 50

Degree programmes

  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Nursing


  • Tiia Luotojoki
  • Marina Hirjaba
  • Venni Wang
  • Kaisu Paalanen
  • Riikka Sinivuo
  • Suleiman Kamau

Teacher in charge

Riikka Sinivuo


  • SNS21SG2
    Bachelor's Degree Programme in Nursing
  • SNS21SG1
    Bachelor's Degree Programme in Nursing
  • 13.05.2024 08:30 - 15:30, Deepening Nursing Practice SWNSW212-3002
  • 14.05.2024 08:30 - 15:30, Deepening Nursing Practice SWNSW212-3002
  • 15.05.2024 08:30 - 15:30, Deepening Nursing Practice SWNSW212-3002
  • 16.05.2024 08:30 - 11:30, Deepening Nursing Practice SWNSW212-3002
  • 16.05.2024 12:30 - 15:30, Deepening Nursing Practice SWNSW212-3002
  • 17.05.2024 08:30 - 15:30, Deepening Nursing Practice SWNSW212-3002
  • 21.05.2024 08:15 - 11:45, Deepening Nursing Practice SWNSW212-3002


Purpose of the course
After this course you are able to apply critical thinking skills and make independent and evidence based decisions as a nursing professional under supervision in multicultural team. You are able to evaluate the client`s and family´s need for care, perform nursing process and interventions and provide evidence-based care. You apply sustainable development know-how and innovation and project methods as part of professional practice.

Clinical competence
Evidence based nursing and decision making competence
Patient safety and quality assurance competence
Internationalisation and communications competence
Entrepreneurship, innovation and working community competence

Learning outcomes
You are able to apply critical thinking skills under supervision.
You are able to make evidence based decisions under supervision responsibly in multiprofessional team.
You are able to evaluate the patient’s need for care and perform relevant nursing interventions following nursing process using variety of communication channels.
You ensure patient safety in clinical care and are able to assess quality of care.
Student deepens the skills in encountering the patient and their families as active participant in their cultural context.
You have basic skills in guiding students and team leadership.


Evaluating the need and urgency for care and making necessary conclusions.
Follow-up care, treatment and guidance.
Evidence based practice in care following nursing process.
Patient safety and assessing the quality of care.
Guidance of health services, group and individual counseling. Ethical decision-making.
Multiprofessional team work and consultation of other professionals.
Student masters medical calculations.
Sustainable know how 1 ects

Oppimateriaali ja suositeltava kirjallisuus

All material from the previous nursing studies
Material provided by the teacher during the studies
Evidence based guidelines

Teaching methods

Intensive week: 5 days theory & skill labs in May, 2 reflective days during autumn
Independent study material
Practical exam
Practical training

Employer connections

Practical training (400 hours) in different nursing environments.

Vaihtoehtoiset suoritustavat

Practical training can be completed as work (studification). Requirements for the studification according to Jamk instructions. Studification must be planned and applied in written form before starting the working. Agreement is done with the student, working place and the teacher.

Student workload

Theoretical studies 140 hours
Practical training 400 hours

Further information

Participation in intensive theory week and reflective days.
Practical exam, medical calculations and written theory exam to be completed before starting practice.
Completed practical hours, practice goals achieved, written evaluation of the practice, evaluation discussion with the student, mentor and teacher.

Evaluation scale


Assessment criteria, approved/failed

You have wide knowledge of the development of your area of expertise, as well as a critical understanding and application of theories and policies in the field. You are able to create personal knowledge based on the international and latest knowledge base of the course. You can evaluate it critically and show creative thinking. You are able to use information and communication technology in a creative way to acquire, modify, produce and transmit information in your field.
You aim to develop your own field with your own skills and can present them in presentations that are relevant to working life. You can evaluate own skills and acquired skills in a comprehensive, critical and developmental way. You are able to make independent evidence-based decisions at different stages of the care path with the support of your supervisor. You are able to think in entrepreneurial manner and have internalized problem-solving skills appropriate to ethical situations. You have the ability to evaluate the knowledge base of your area of expertise and your own activities and to develop them critically and creatively. You master the essential clinical interventions of your area of expertise by utilizing and applying technology in nursing with support of your supervisor.
You are able to work skillfully, client-oriented and taking into account diverse cultural differences in multidisciplinary and possibly multicultural working groups.


You master the basics, key concepts, and methods of social and health customer relationships and the business environment. You master the goals, basics, and methods of nursing and client-centered nursing. You can use evidence-based knowledge in nursing decision making. You master the methods of assessing the patient's clinical examination and need for care. You have completed your pharmacology and medical studies as well as your basic studies and related training before the start of the course. You have at least 140 ECTS credits before you start this course (one 4 week internship may be missing).

Further information

The language skills of each student affect to the selection of the area of expertise.