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Medical Courses in Paediatric and Adolescent Nursing

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: SHS4006
Type: Optional obligatory / Professional Studies
Curriculum: S-SH 2008H
Level: Bachelor of Health Care
Year of Study: 4 (2011-2012)
Credits: 2 cr
Responsible Teacher: Nurmi, Regina
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2011-2012

Impl.Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
52012-01-09 – 2012-04-27 Finnish2011-12-07 – 2012-01-15
62012-01-09 – 2012-04-06Annika Jackobsson, Janne Burman, Lisa NyströmFinnish2011-12-07 – 2012-02-17

Learning Outcomes

Students are familiar with children and young people's area of ​​expertise-related diseases and medical problems occur. Students are aware of illness and disease etiology, symptoms, examinations and treatment. Students deepen their knowledge of developmental disabilities and children with neurological disorders.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 54 h
- of which scheduled studies: 27 h
- of which autonomous studies: 27 h


Preterm birth, infectious diseases, cancer diseases, blood diseases, heart disease, diabetes, asthma, neurology, mental retardation, surgery, medicine, for example, youth substance abuse problems and their treatment, nutritional disorders and their treatment.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures. Autonomous studies.

Assessment Methods

Exam. Numerical evaluation (0-5).