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Medical Courses in Medical-Surgical Nursing

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: SHS5004
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: Autio, Päivi
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2011-2012

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
8S-SH-4-SIK2011-08-29 – 2011-12-23Eila Rasivirta, Harri Kivelä, Juha Rajala, Pirjo Peltomäki, Riitta Kurttila, Sami PakkalaFinnish2011-08-19 – 2011-09-04

Learning Outcomes

Students know the most common medical and surgical specialties related diseases, the body's dysfunctions and syndromes. Students know the etiology, symptoms, examinations and medical treatment.

Student's Workload

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


Cardiovascular disease, gastrointestinal diseases, lung diseases, musculoskeletal system diseases, musculoskeletal disorders, neurological diseases, cancer and infectious diseases.

Internal medicine 27 h, Surgery 27 h

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures and autonomous studies.

Assessment Methods

Exam. Numerical evaluation (0-5).