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BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN NURSING (BACHELOR OF HEALTHCARE) 2019A

2019

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START YOUR NURSING STORY
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COMPETENCE DEVELOPMENT
                                                 
Study Skills 2
     
           
                       
Nursing knowledge base 1
     
           
                       
Digital Skills 2
     
           
                       
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SOCIAL AND HEALTH CARE SERVICE SYSTEM COMPETENCE
                                                 
SOCIAL AND HEALTH CARE SERVICE SYSTEM COMPETENCE 5
     
           
                       
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CUSTOMER-ORIENTED COMPETENCE
                                                 
Ethics in nursing 2
     
           
                       
Supporting Customer Participation 2
     
           
                       
Professional Communication 3
     
           
                       
Vårdsvenska (Swedish) 3
     
           
                       
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CLINICAL COMPETENCE
                                                 
Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology 5
     
           
                       
Microbiology, Infectious Diseases and Fighting Infection 3
     
           
                       
Medical Care and Pharmacology 2
     
           
                       
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MASTER CUSTOMER CARE
                                                 
Project Studies 1
       
             
                   
Ergonomics and Safe Patient Transfers 2
       
             
                   
Medical Care and Pharmacology 5
       
             
                   
Patient Safety and Nursing Documentation 2
       
             
                   
Practical Training (Orientation) 5
     
         
                   
Internal Medicine and Surgical Nursing 15
       
             
                   
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PROMOTE YOUR CUSTOMERS’ HEALTH
                                                 
Health Promotion Competence 11
     
           
               
First Aid and Safety 3
 
   
 
 
       
   
   
Internal Disease Nursing Practical Training 10  
       
               
               
Surgical Nursing Practical Training 10  
       
               
               
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REINFORCE YOUR NURSING COMPETENCE
                                                 
Family Nursing 10  
         
                 
           
Resource-based mental health and substance abuse care 5  
         
                 
           
Gerontological Nursing and Home Care 6  
         
                 
           
Research, development and innovation expertise 5  
         
                 
           
English for Nursing and Health Care 3  
         
                 
           
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APPLY CUSTOMER-ORIENTED EXPERTISE
                                                 
Family Nursing Practical Training 10    
         
                   
       
Mental health and substance abuse work practical training 10    
         
                   
       
Gerontological Nursing and Home Care Practical Training 10    
         
                   
       
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DEEPEN YOUR DEVELOPMENT COMPETENCE
                                                 
Leadership and Enterprise Competence 5    
           
                     
   
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DEVELOPING EVIDENCE BASED NURSING
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Acute Nursing
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Acute Nursing 15    
           
                     
   
Advanced Practical Training 15      
           
                       
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VASTAANOTTO-JA POLIKLININEN HOITOTYÖ
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Admissions and Outpatient Nursing 15    
           
                     
   
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Palliative care 15                                                  
Advanced practical training 15                                                  
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Business Competence 15                                                  
Advanced Practical Training 15                                                  
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Vapaasti valittavat
(Select 5 ECTS)
                                                 
Foundations of Mathematics 2
     
           
                       
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THESIS
                                                 
Thesis 15    
         
                 
   
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ECTS credits per period / semester / academic year 60606060606060606060606060606060606060606060606060

The curriculum has been planned so that the student completes about 60 ECTS credits per academic year and about 30 ECTS credits per semester

Due to the timing of optional and elective courses, credit accumulation per semester / academic year may vary.

A nurse is a healthcare expert. Nurses promote and maintain health, prevent and treat illness and alleviate suffering. This degree trains experts who can work independently in expert roles within the healthcare sector. Trained nurses are also able to develop nursing.
Internationality is promoted throughout the whole curriculum and syllabus using foreign language source material in teaching and foreign language studies. Teachers from partner universities who spend their expert exchange period at KAMK also deliver teaching in English. Furthermore, the students have the opportunity to participate in international exchanges, as well as in receptions and events that enhance international competence at home and tutoring by international students. To attain internationalization targets, the promotion of international competence at home forms part of the degree and students have the opportunity to go on a three-month international exchange abroad.
Structure of the degree:
1) Basic and professional studies 115 cr that include research, development and innovation methods (15 cr)
2) Free-choice studies 5 cr
3) Practical training 90 cr including the thesis (15 cr) and the maturity test

The objective of basic and professional studies is to provide a wide range of basic practical knowledge and skills, as well as theoretical foundations, enabling students to work as specialists in nursing or as entrepreneurs, and the skills and tools for professional development and lifelong learning. The nursing degree enables students to deepen their knowledge in a specific nursing area (30 cr) during the last semester.
The aim of the studies is also that the student masters the language skills required by the University of Applied Sciences decree (1129/2014, 7§), which are recorded in the degree certificate. Language proficiency is recorded according to the provisions of sections 15§-19§ of the Government Decree (481/2003). According to the curriculum, English language studies are integrated into two courses where language learning is assessed. Swedish language studies are implemented as a single study unit integrated into one course. Finnish language competence develops throughout the degree and is evaluated annually in different courses of study (competence matrix).
The aim of free-choice studies is to deepen and complement professional skills. Free-choice studies can be accomplished through different schemes, project studies and innovation activities. Free-choice studies may include credits from other degrees and other higher education institutions.

The aim of practical training is to familiarize students with the practical tasks essential to professional studies and to apply acquired knowledge and skills in the workplace. The nursing degree includes 90 credits of practical training, of which 15 credits are completed as a thesis commissioned by a work-based client. The aim of the thesis is to develop the essential skills to apply knowledge and practical competencies in specialist roles linked to the professional studies. The thesis process includes the opportunity for interdisciplinary cooperation, e.g. with degrees in other fields. The curriculum makes the students’ learning process visible and describes their professional growth from novice to specialist.