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Acute and Perioperative Nursing (5 cr)

Code: SWNS2022-3007

General information


Timing

02.09.2024 - 27.10.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Face-to-face

Unit

School of Health and Social Studies

Teaching languages

  • English

Seats

0 - 30

Degree programmes

  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Nursing

Teachers

  • Venni Wang
  • Riikka Sinivuo
  • Sinikka Holma
  • Marjo Palovaara

Teacher in charge

Venni Wang

Groups

  • SNS24VS
    Bachelor's Degree Programme in Nursing, vaihto-opiskelu/Exchange studies
  • SNS22SG1
    Bachelor's Degree Programme in Nursing

Objective

This course introduces you to evidence-based knowledge in the planning, implementation and evaluation of safe perioperative and acute nursing care.

Competences of the course
Evidence based nursing and decision making competence
Patient safety and quality assurance competence
Internationalisation and communications competence

Learning outcomes
You are familiar with culturally sensitive, evidence based nursing care at different stages of acute and perioperative patient's care path.
You have a basic understanding of safe drug and fluid therapy for acute and perioperative patients.
You have a basic understanding of the most common medical technology devices.
You are familiar with the various evidence based counseling methods for acute and perioperative patients.

Content

Perioperative nursing process and care path, acute care, medical technology related to patient safety, policies and legislation concerning acute and perioperative care, nutrition, drug- and fluid therapy, blood transfusion, wound care, acute pain management, infection prevention, culturally sensitive patient-centered counseling

Location and time

Contact teaching at campus, 80% of attendance obligatory.

Oppimateriaali ja suositeltava kirjallisuus

Smeltzer, S. C. & Bare, B. G. (eds). 2013. Brunner and Suddarths’ textbook of medical-surgical nursing. Philadelphia: Lippincott.
Mulryan, C. 2011. Acute Illness management.Thousand Oaks, CA : Sage.
Surgical care made incredibly visual! 2007. Philadelphia (PA) : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
Horton, C. 2008. Crash course Anesthesia. Oxford University Press, USA
Current research articles

Teaching methods

Case study
Group work
Active lectures

Employer connections

This course must be completed and passed before professional practice (acute nursing practice and perioperative practice).

Exam schedules

Poster walk exam. Anesthesiology and Surgery exams of Medical Studies.
Time, location and resit will be informed in course info.

Vaihtoehtoiset suoritustavat

Accreditation possible. Discuss with the head of degree program.

Student workload

Total of 108 hours of student's work:
- active lessons 48 hours
- assignments 27 hours
- independent study 32 hours

Further information

exchange student 5

Evaluation scale

0-5

Arviointikriteerit, tyydyttävä (1-2)

Sufficient 1
You recognize the importance of evidence-based knowledge in perioperative and acute care nursing in planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care.
You know culturally sensitive and safe nursing interventions at different stages of the acute and perioperative patient's care path.
You are able to describe the principles of safe drug and fluid therapy for acute and perioperative patients.
You are able to name the most important medical technology devices.
You recognize evidence based counseling methods of acute and perioperative patients.

Satisfactory 2
You understand the importance of evidence based knowledge in perioperative and acute care in planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care.
You know culturally sensitive and safe nursing interventions at different stages of the acute and perioperative patient's care path.
You understand the principles of safe drug and fluid therapy for acute and perioperative patients.
You know the most important medical technology devices.
You are familiar with evidence based counseling methods of acute and perioperative patients.

Arviointikriteerit, hyvä (3-4)

Good 3
You understand the importance of evidence based knowledge in perioperative and acute care in planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care.
You use culturally sensitive and safe nursing implementations at different stages of the acute and perioperative patient' care path.
You understand the principles of safe drug and fluid therapy for acute and perioperative patients.
You know the most important medical technology devices.
You apply evidence based counseling methods of acute and perioperative patients.

Very good 4
You apply evidence-based knowledge in perioperative and acute care in planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care.
You implement culturally sensitive and safe nursing interventions at different stages of the acute and perioperative patient care path.
You apply the principles of safe drug and fluid therapy for acute and perioperative patients.
You can explain how to use the most important medical technology devices.
You compare evidence based counseling methods of acute and perioperative patients and are able to choose appropriate methods.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

Excellent 5
You apply and evaluate evidence-based knowledge in perioperative and acute care in planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care.
You assess culturally sensitive and safe nursing interventions at different stages of the acute and perioperative patient's care path.
You plan safe drug and fluid therapy for acute and perioperative patient.
You can explain how to use the most important medical technology devices.
You compare evidence based counseling methods of acute and perioperative patients and are able to choose appropriate methods.

Qualifications

You master health promotion- and essential counseling methods, as well as medical nursing care, mental health-, addiction- and crisis nursing.
You know the basis of evidence-based decision making.
You master the contents of anatomy and physiology as well as pharmacology and medicine related to the above mentioned nursing studies.