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Medical Courses in Perioperative Nursing

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: SHS6004
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: Koskimäki, Riitta
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2011-2012

Impl.Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
52012-01-09 – 2012-04-06Juha-Jaakko Sinikumpu, Pirjo Peltomäki, Raku Hautamäki, Riitta KoskimäkiFinnish2011-12-07 – 2012-02-17

Learning Outcomes


Students will deepen their knowledge of commonly available methods of anesthesia, the indications, techniques, and basic patient monitoring and treatment. The student becomes well-versed in specialized anesthesia, a short-day surgical anesthesia and pain management. Students learn about the different stages of life that occur in disease states anesthetic effects. Students internalize its own responsibility for acting in the peri-operative care.

Students deepen their knowledge in specialized surgery for key surgical techniques and gain skills to their work in a team and cutting special treatment requiring surgery. Students internalize its own responsibility for acting in the peri-operative care.

Student's Workload

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


Anaesthetic agents and techniques, anesthetic procedures, underlying disease and anesthesia, cardio-pulmonary anesthesia, anesthesia in the special features of the children and the elderly. Various types of surgery and related anesthetic.

General surgery, abdominal organ surgery, urology, traumatology, orthopedics, thoracic and vascular surgery, rintarauhaskirurgia, gynecology and pediatric surgery.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures and autonomous studies.

Assessment Methods

Exam. Numerical evaluation (0-5).