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Basics of medical nursing (4 cr)

Code: SWNS2031-3008

General information


Timing

02.09.2024 - 27.10.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

4 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

  • Marina Hirjaba
  • Judith Yabal
  • Suleiman Kamau

Teacher in charge

Marina Hirjaba

Groups

  • SNS23SG1
    Bachelor's Degree Programme in Nursing

Objective

Purpose of the course
The aim of the course is to learn about prevention, nursing care and support of individual self-care for patients with internal and cancer diseases.

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


Learning outcomes of the course
After completing this course, you are aware of the key risk factors for internal and oncological diseases at global level. You acquire the knowledge for resource-based and evidence-based prevention in internal diseases and cancer care. You understand the nursing process of patients with internal and oncological diseases, as well as related patient safety matters. You learn about the nursing care methods for the above mentioned patient groups. You familiarize yourself with the basics of radiation safety and get acquainted with most common radiological examinations.

Content

Global risk factors and prevention of internal and cancer diseases
Basics of nursing and medication in internal and cancer diseases
Radiologic examinations and related radiation safety

Oppimateriaali ja suositeltava kirjallisuus

Hinkle, J. L. & Cheever, K. H. (eds). 2014. Brunner and Suddarths’ Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing. 13th Edition. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer I Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. (relevant chapters).
NICE guidelines. Conditions and diseases
THL. Chronic diseases
WHO. Chronic diseases and health promotion
Chronic Care Model

Teaching methods

Contact and online active lectures
Individual and group learning
Flipped learning, where the students prepares before the lecture
Self evaluation & peer evaluation

Exam schedules

Exam timing will be communicated in the first session of the course.

Student workload

Contact teaching 40h
Individual learning and preparing for lessons and exams 55h
Group work 13h

Evaluation scale

0-5

Arviointikriteerit, tyydyttävä (1-2)

Sufficient 1
You are aware of the healthy lifestyle choice and you recognize the risk factors of the most common internal and cancer diseases at global level. You can name and describe superficially the most common evidence-based nursing care methods for patients with internal and oncological diseases. You master the key knowledge base for patient safety in the care of patients with internal and oncological diseases. You know the basics of radiation safety.

Satisfactory 2
You know the impact of lifestyle choices on health and you understand the risk factors of the most common internal and cancer diseases at global level. You can name and describe the most common evidence-based nursing care methods for patients with internal and oncological diseases. You master the key knowledge base for patient safety in the care of patients with internal and oncological diseases. You know the basics of radiation safety.

Arviointikriteerit, hyvä (3-4)

Good 3
You are able to justify the importance of healthy lifestyle and you understand the risk factors of the most common internal and cancer diseases at global level. You are able to distinguish evidence-based information in the decision making process, prevention and care of patients with public health problems internal and oncological diseases. You master the key knowledge base for patient safety in the care of patients with internal and oncological diseases. You know the basics of radiation safety and know how to guide the patient in relation to radiological examinations.

Very good 4
You are able to justify the importance of a healthy lifestyle and you have very good knowledge and understanding of the risk factors of the most common internal and cancer diseases at global level. You are able to organize evidence-based information in the decision making process, prevention and care of patients with public health problems. You are able to summarize health outcomes in planning, implementing and evaluating the care of patients with public health problems. You master the key knowledge base for patient safety in the care of patients with internal and oncological diseases. You know the basics of radiation safety and know how to guide the patient in relation to radiological examinations.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

Excellent 5
You have extensive knowledge and understanding of the impact of healthy lifestyle choices and you can assess the risk factors of the most common internal and cancer diseases at global level. You apply evidence-based information in the decision making process, prevention and care of patients internal and cancer diseases. You are able to sketch health outcomes in planning, implementing and evaluating the care of patients with internal and cancer diseases. You master the key knowledge base for patient safety in the care of patients with internal and oncological diseases. You know the basics of radiation safety and know how to guide the patient in relation to radiological examinations.

Qualifications

You master basics of nursing and health promotion competence.