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Orientation Practice in Acute and Perioperative Nursing (3 cr)

Code: SWNSW204-3007

General information


Timing

02.09.2024 - 27.10.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

3 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
  • Niilo Kuokkanen
  • Leena Rasa
  • Riikka Sinivuo
  • Sinikka Holma
  • Marjo Palovaara

Teacher in charge

Riikka Sinivuo

Groups

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

Objective

Purpose
After completing this course, you will master the essential clinical interventions of acute and perioperative nursing care, taking patient safety into account.

Nursing competences
Clinical competence
Evidence based nursing competence

Learning outcomes
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

Content

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

Location and time

Contact teaching at campus, 80% of attendance obligatory.

Teaching methods

Practice in skill labs at campus

Employer connections

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

Exam schedules

Practice exam. Time, location and resit will be informed in course info.

Evaluation scale

Pass/Fail

Assessment criteria, approved/failed

Pass
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

Qualifications

Basics of nursing and medical nursing competences.
Multidisciplinary knowledge base in nursing care