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Pediatric and Adolecent Nursing (3 cr)

Code: SWNS2025-3008

General information


Enrollment

01.08.2024 - 25.08.2024

Timing

28.10.2024 - 22.12.2024

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

  • Tiia Luotojoki
  • Riikka Sinivuo
  • Johanna Rinne

Teacher in charge

Jenni Ikola-Mäki

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
This course introduces you to the basics of nursing for children and adolescents.

Nursing competences of the course
Evidence based nursing and decision making competence
Client competence in health and social care
Health promotion competence
Internationalisation and communications competence

Learning outcomes of the course
After completing this course, you identify the developmental stages and individual needs of the child and adolescent.
You recognize characteristics of evidence-based pediatric and adolescent nursing care, mental well-being and health promotion
You understand the importance of interaction and environmental diversity in working with the child, adolescent and family at different stages of the nursing process.
You are familiar with culturally sensitive nursing interventions and digital solutions used in pediatric and adolescent nursing

Content

Child and adolescent growth and development
Basic knowledge of nursing children and adolescents
Most common infectious illnesses in children and adolescents
Most common chronic illnesses of children and adolescents
Basics of pediatric surgical care and pain management
Developmental disorders in children
Fluid balance and medication for children and adolescents
Early attachment
Supporting mental well-being of children and families

Teaching methods

Course includes lectures, webinars, independent work, seminar work and exam

Exam schedules

Seminar work and presentation
Exam and two retake possibilities

Student workload

3ECTS=81 hours of work:
Lectures 32 hours
Seminar work and presentation 17 hours
Exam 2hours
Independent studying 30 hours

Further information

Assessment is based on the course objectives and assessment criteria.
The grade for the course comes from the exam result and seminar work and presentation that brings together the themes of the course.

Students accepted to the course additionally to degree students:
Avoin amk 3
Exchange student 5

Evaluation scale

0-5

Arviointikriteerit, tyydyttävä (1-2)

Sufficient 1
You recognize the main characteristics of the child and adolescent´s developmental stages.
You perceive different developmental environments affecting the development of a child and young people.
You recognize the individual care needs of the child, adolescent and other family members
You understand the importance of evidence-based knowledge in nursing.
You recognize the importance of interaction with the child, adolescent, and family during the nursing process.
You recognize the importance of cultural sensitivity in nursing children and adolescents.
You recognize the importance of patient safety in relation to the particularities of nursing in children and adolescents.
You recognize the specifics of medication and the factors affecting patient safety in nursing children and adolescents.
You are able to name some nursing technology tools and digital methods used in nursing children and adolescents.
You are able to recognize factors affecting early attachment and mental well-being of children and adolescents.

Satisfactory 2
You recognize the different stages of child's and adolescent´s development.
You can describe different developmental environments affecting the development of a child and a adolescent.
You are able to describe the individual care needs of the child or adolescent and other family members
You understand the importance of evidence-based knowledge in nursing.
You recognize the importance of interaction and diverse environments in working with child, adolescent, and family at different stages of the nursing process.
You recognize the importance of cultural sensitivity in nursing children and adolescents.
You recognize the impact of patient safety on the specifics of nursing in children and adolescents.
You are able to describe the specifics of medication and the factors affecting patient safety in nursing children and adolescents.
You are able to name the various nursing technology tools and digital methods used in nursing children and adolescent
You are able to recognize factors affecting early attachment and mental well-being of children and adolescents.

Arviointikriteerit, hyvä (3-4)

Good 3
As a student you are able to describe the developmental stages of a child and adolescent and their impact on nursing.
You can describe the impact of different developmental environments on the health and well-being of the child and adolescent in nursing.
You are able to describe the individual needs of the child or adolescent and other family members and their importance in the nursing care plan
You can illustrate the importance of evidence-based knowledge in nursing children and adolescents.
You are able to describe the importance of interaction and diverse environments in working with the child, adolescent and family at different stages of the nursing process.
You can describe importance and implementation of culturally sensitivity in nursing children and adolescents.
You can describe the importance of patient safety in relation to the particularities of nursing in children and adolescents.
You are able to describe the specifics of medication and the factors affecting patient safety in nursing children and adolescents.
You are able to illustrate the different nursing technology tools and digital methods used in nursing children and adolescents.
You are able to name factors supporting early attachment and mental well-being of children and adolescents.

Very good 4
As a student you are able to describe and justify the developmental stages of the child and adolescent and their effects on nursing.
You can describe and justify the impact of different developmental environments on the health and well-being of children and adolescents.
You are able to justify the meaning of the individual needs of the child or adolescent and other family members in planning the care.
You use evidence-based information in planning the nursing interventions for child and adolescent and their family.
You are able to justify the meaning of interaction and diverse environments in working with the child, adolescent and family at different stages of the nursing process.
You can justify the importance of cultural sensitivity in nursing children and adolescents and implement culturally sensitive methods and interventions.
You are able to justify the importance of patient safety in relation to the particularities of nursing in children and adolescents.
You are able to describe and justify the specifics of medication and the factors affecting patient safety in nursing children and adolescents.
You are able to illustrate the different nursing technology tools and digital methods used in nursing children and adolescents.
You are able to name factors supporting early attachment and mental well-being of children and adolescents.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

Excellent 5
As a student, you recognize the developmental stages of a child and adolescent as a whole and are able to justify their effects on nursing.
You are able to justify and evaluate the impact of different developmental environments on the health and well-being of the child and adolescent.
You are able to plan the nursing interventions of child or adolescent and other family members based on their individual needs.
You are able to apply evidence-based information in planning care for child or adolescent and their family.
You are able to justify and evaluate the importance of the interaction and its sub-areas with the child, adolescent and family at different stages of the nursing process.
You are able to justify and evaluate the diverse environments involved in working with the child, adolescent and family at different stages of the care process.
You can justify the importance of cultural sensitivity in nursing children and adolescents and implement culturally sensitive methods and interventions.
You are able to justify and evaluate the importance of patient safety in relation to the particularities of nursing in children and adolescents.
You are able to justify and evaluate the specifics of medication and factors affecting patient safety in nursing for children and adolescents.
You are able to apply a variety of nursing technology tools and digital methods for nursing children and adolescents.
You are able to assess factors supporting early attachment and mental well-being of children and adolescents.

Qualifications

The student masters the contents of anatomy and physiology as well as pharmacology and medicine related to the above mentioned nursing studies.
The student masters the methods of health promotion, internal medicine, mental health, substance abuse and crisis management.
The student knows the principles of evidence-based decision making.