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Basics of nursing (3 cr)

Code: SN00CD27-3001

General information


Enrollment

01.08.2024 - 23.08.2024

Timing

02.09.2024 - 31.12.2024

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

  • Marina Hirjaba
  • Judith Yabal
  • Johanna Rinne

Teacher in charge

Marina Hirjaba

Groups

  • SNS24SG1
    Bachelor's Degree Programme in Nursing
  • ZJASNS24S1
    Avoin AMK, sote, AMK-polut, Nursing

Objective

Purpose of the course
After the course, you will recognize the patient's and client's care needs and learn how to respond to them with nursing methods.

Competences of the course
Clinical competence
Evidence-based action and decision-making skills
Control and interaction skills
Ethics

Competence goal of the course
You benefit from related sciences that support clinical competence when planning, implementing and evaluating nursing work
You identify the client/patient's care needs and resources and are aware of your own responsibility in planning guidance and supporting self-care
You recognize the ethical starting points of the industry
You can apply the principles of evidence-based nursing in simulation situations.
Contents

Content

Aseptic operating principles of nursing (fundamentals of infection control, hand hygiene and aseptic work order)
Helping with hygiene
Monitoring of vital signs (blood pressure, pulse, breathing, temperature, pain and consciousness)
Taking care of excretion needs (one-time and permanent bladder catheterization, bowel function)
Taking care of nutrition and fluid balance
Taking blood samples (hemoglobin, blood sugar, urine sample, pharynx sample)
Venous blood sampling

Injections in medical treatment (sc. and im.)
Monitoring the condition of the skin and preventing pressure sores
Ethical principles of nursing work as part of the professional encounter
Operating principles of emergency first aid
Ergonomic basics of patient transfers

Oppimateriaali ja suositeltava kirjallisuus

Potter, P. A., Perry, A. G., Stockert, P. A., & Hall, A. (2018). Essentials for nursing practice (Ninth edition.). Elsevier.

Teaching methods

Active lessons, simulation practice in laboratory classroom, independent study

Student workload

Active lessons and theory test 12h
Simulation practice and skill exam 55h
Independent learning 14h

Evaluation scale

0-5

Arviointikriteerit, tyydyttävä (1-2)

Sufficient 1
You identify the patient's basic needs. You know the methods of nursing work, which allow you to respond to the patient's needs in a guided manner while respecting safety. You know the principles of ergonomics. You understand the key principles of asepsis as part of nursing work. You know the basics of a professional meeting. In the simulation, you demonstrate that you know how to act in an emergency first aid situation.

Satisfactory 2
You identify the patient's basic needs. You know nursing methods, which help you meet the patient's needs while respecting safety. You know the principles of ergonomics and understand the key principles of asepsis as part of nursing work. You know the basics of a professional meeting. In the simulation, you demonstrate that you know how to act in an emergency first aid situation.

Arviointikriteerit, hyvä (3-4)

Good 3
You understand the patient's basic needs. You can answer them using nursing methods and observing safety. You understand the key principles of ergonomics and asepsis as part of nursing work. You understand the basics of a professional meeting. In the simulation, you demonstrate that you know how to act in an emergency first aid situation.

Very good 4
You understand the entirety of the patient's basic needs and know how to meet the needs using evidence-based nursing methods. You comply with patient safety. You understand the principles of ergonomics as part of patient safety and occupational safety. You understand the key principles of asepsis as part of nursing work. You know how to use the basics of a professional encounter. In the simulation, you demonstrate that you know how to act in an emergency first aid situation.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

Excellent 5
You have a broad understanding of the patient's basic needs and know how to respond to them with justification using evidence-based nursing methods. You understand patient safety as part of the patient's comprehensive care. You understand the principles of ergonomics and know how to apply them according to the patient's individual ability to function. You understand the key principles of asepsis as part of nursing work. You know how to use the ethical principles of nursing and understand their importance as part of a professional encounter. In the simulation, you demonstrate that you know how to act in an emergency first aid situation
Assessment criteria, pass/fail