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Vaccinations (2 cr)

Code: SWNS2018-3007

General information


01.08.2023 - 24.08.2023


30.10.2023 - 20.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

2 op

Mode of delivery



School of Health and Social Studies

Teaching languages

  • English


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Degree programmes

  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Nursing


  • Johanna Rinne

Teacher in charge

Jenni Ikola-Mäki


  • SNS22KKE
    Bachelor's Degree Programme in Nursing, Kenia
  • 01.11.2023 15:45 - 17:15, Info /Vaccinations SWNS2018-3007
  • 21.11.2023 08:00 - 09:30, Vaccinations SWNS2018-3007
  • 27.11.2023 10:00 - 11:30, Vaccinations SWNS2018-3007
  • 14.12.2023 16:15 - 19:15, Vaccinations SWNS2018-3007


Purpose of the course

In this course you will learn the basics of vaccination competence.

Competences of the course
Ethical competence in nursing
Health promotion competence
Internationalisation and communications competence


After completing this course, you understand the importance of vaccination and the ethical principles of the individual, the community and society.

You understand the importance of vaccination worldwide as a health-promoting activity.

You will have the capacity for evidence-based guidance and counseling on vaccinations.

You are be familiar with the vaccine preventable diseases, the national vaccination program and the adverse effects of vaccinations.

You can aseptically and safely vaccinate under supervision


Effectiveness of vaccinations

Vaccination activities governed by laws and regulations

Knowledge of vaccination and vaccination skills

Client counselling in vaccination decision

Various vaccination techniques

Treatment of side effects

Evaluation scale


Assessment criteria, approved/failed

Approved completion requires the completion of a course in National Vaccine Knowledge in accordance with separate criteria developed by the implementer.

Further information

The course is conducted in Moodle and is part of a nationwide training program.