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Maternity and Women´s Nursing (3 cr)

Code: SWNS2024-3008

General information


Enrollment

20.11.2023 - 04.01.2024

Timing

28.10.2024 - 22.12.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

3 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

67 % Face-to-face, 33 % Online learning

Unit

School of Health and Social Studies

Teaching languages

  • English

Seats

0 - 30

Degree programmes

  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Nursing

Teachers

  • Riina Sahlman

Teacher in charge

Riina Sahlman

Groups

  • SNS22SG2
    Bachelor's Degree Programme in Nursing
  • SNS24VS
    Bachelor's Degree Programme in Nursing, vaihto-opiskelu/Exchange studies

Objective

The purpose of the course
You learn basic knowledge in women´s health and maternity care.

Nursing competences of the course
Health promotion competence
Client competence in health and social care
Clinical competence

Learning outcomes of the course
After this course you know the basics in gynegological illnesses, treatments and nursing methods in women´s health. You have basic knowledge in maternity care during physiological pregnancy, labour and postpartum time.

You understand the meaning of empowering approach in planning, implementing and evaluating the care of women and their families. You understand the global perspective and ethical principles in women´s health and maternity care.

Content

The basics of sexual and reproductive health promotion at different life stages in women and the family
Empowering approach in co-operation with women and their families
The basics of gynecological illnesses and the basics of their monitoring and nursing interventions
Physiological pregnancy, labour and postpartum time
The main evidence-based nursing interventions and examinations in women´s health and maternity nursing
Multiprofessional co-operation in nursing processes in women´s health and maternity care

Teaching methods

E-learning: independent study of the material, online tests, exercises and learning tasks
Contact teaching: Flipped learning, functional exercises, lecture

Exam schedules

Gynecological multiple choice exam
Maternity nursing written exam

Further information

During the course, assessment is carried out on the principle of continuous feedback. Self-assessment and peer review also play a key role. Assessment is based on the course objectives and assessment criteria.

Gynekology exam 40%
Maternity nursing exam 60%

Evaluation scale

0-5

Arviointikriteerit, tyydyttävä (1-2)

Sufficient 1
You can describe some factors of the growth and development of a woman and family from a sexual and reproductive health perspective
You are able to list the most important gynecological illnesses and their monitoring and treatment
You know the the basics of physiological pregnancy, labour and postpartum time
You are able to list the principles of promoting sexual and reproductive health in women and the family
You can describe parts of empowering process thinking in planning, implementing and evaluating evidence-based nursing for woman and family
You are able to name main examinations and nursing interventions in women´s health and maternity nursing
You can identify multiprofessional networks in sexual and reproductive health promotion

Satisfactory 2
You can describe the growth and development of a woman and family as a whole from a sexual and reproductive health perspective
You can describe few major gynecological illnesses and their monitoring and treatment
You are able to describe how physiological pregnancy, labour and postpartum time goes
You can describe the principles of promoting sexual and reproductive health in a woman and her family
You can describe empowering process thinking as part of planning, implementing and evaluating evidence-based nursing for women and the family
You are able to describe some examinations and nursing interventions in women´s health and maternity nursing
You can describe multiprofessional networks in the promotion of sexual and reproductive health

Arviointikriteerit, hyvä (3-4)

Good 3
You can interpret the meaning of women and family growth and development from a sexual and reproductive health perspective
You can describe the major gynecological illnesses and their monitoring and treatment
You are able to describe how physiological pregnancy, labour and postpartum time as continuum
You can describe the principles of promoting sexual and reproductive health in women and their families at different stages of their lives
You can demonstrate the importance of empowering process thinking in planning, implementing and evaluating evidence-based nursing for women and the family
You are able to describe the main examinations and nursing interventions in women´s health and maternity care
You can describe the role of multiprofessional networks in promoting sexual and reproductive health

Very Good 4
You can you justify the importance of the growth and development of women and the family from a sexual and reproductive health perspective
You are able to describe and distinguish between the major gynecological illnesses and their monitoring and treatment
You are able to demonstrate the physiological pregnancy, labour and postpartum time
You are able to justify the principles of promoting sexual and reproductive health in women and their families at different stages of their lives.
You can explain the importance of empowering process thinking in planning, implementing and evaluating evidence-based nursing for women and the family
You are able to justify the main examinations and nursing interventions in women´s health and maternity care
You can justify the importance of multiprofessional networks in promoting sexual and reproductive health

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

You can evaluate the importance of the growth and development of women and the family from a sexual and reproductive health perspective
You can describe and segregate major gynecological illnesses and you can justify their monitoring and treatment
You are able to demonstrate the physiological pregnancy, labour and postpartum time
You are able to evaluate the principles of promoting sexual and reproductive health in women and their families at different stages of their lives.
You can evaluate the importance of empowering process thinking in planning, implementing and evaluating evidence-based nursing for women and the family
You are able to evaluate the main examinations and nursing interventions in women´s health and maternity care
You can evaluate the importance of multiprofessional networks in promoting sexual and reproductive health

Qualifications

You master the contents of anatomy and physiology as well as pharmacology and medicine related to nursing education.
You master the methods of health promotion, internal medicine, and mental health, substance abuse, and crisis management.
You know the basics of evidence-based decision making.