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Paediatric and Adolescent Nursing

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: SHA0303
Type: Compulsory / Professional Studies
Curriculum: S-SH 2008H
Level: Bachelor of Health Care
Year of Study: 3 (2010-2011)
Credits: 4 cr
Responsible Teacher: Nurmi, Regina
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2010-2011

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
19S-SH-3A2010-08-30 – 2010-12-17Taina HuuskoFinnish2010-08-20 – 2010-09-05
20S-TH-2B2010-08-30 – 2010-10-22Teija HonkaniemiFinnish2010-08-20 – 2010-09-05
21S-SH-2CK2010-10-25 – 2010-12-17Taina HuuskoFinnish2010-10-04 – 2010-10-29
22 2011-01-03 – 2011-03-04Taina HuuskoFinnish2010-12-07 – 2011-01-09
23S-TH-2A2011-01-03 – 2011-03-04Taina HuuskoFinnish2010-12-07 – 2011-01-09

Learning Outcomes

The student is able to identify changes in health and illness of children and adolescents and to understand how these changes affect the well-being of the whole family. The student knows the principles of paediatric and adolescent nursing and the most important nursing methods.


A healthy child and healthy adolescent, health of the Finnish child, special characteristics of nursing children and adolescents . Family centered counselling and guidance.Paediatric pharmacotherapy.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

- Minkkinen, E. & Surakka, T. 2001. Lasten ja nuorten hoitotyö. Helsinki. Tammi.
- Hoppu, K. 2002. Lasten lääkehoidon erityispiirteet. Sairaanhoitaja 5/2002, 34-36

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, discussions, exercises and independent study

Assessment Methods

Participation in exercises, examination. Numeric assessment.