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Clinical Placement, Mental Health Care

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: STH0007
Type: Compulsory / Practical training
Curriculum: S-SH 2009T
Level: Bachelor of Health Care
Year of Study: 3 (2011-2012)
Credits: 8 cr
Responsible Teacher: Vekara, Outi
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2011-2012

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
9S-TH-3B2011-10-03 – 2011-11-04Outi VekaraFinnish2011-08-19 – 2011-09-04
10S-TH-3A2012-03-12 – 2012-04-13Mirva Sundqvist-KekäläinenFinnish2012-02-13 – 2012-03-11

Learning Outcomes

The student achieves an understanding of the disturbances in mental health, learns to identify needs related to disturbances in mental health and to respond to them. The student can create an interactive, client based and objective-oriented relationship to people with mental problems and to face their nearest. The student can apply the most common psychiatric nursing methods and rehabilitation, learns how to function in a multi professional team and forms a view of the mental health care service system.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 216 h

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Clinical placement in different environments of mental health care and psychiatric care in primary health care, specialized health care, private health care or the third sector. Visits, exercises and case studies.

Assessment Methods

Obtaining the goals. Pass / fail. Learning diary.