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Community Public Health Nursing / The Theoretical Basics of Public Health Nursing

Structure Type: Study module / Study unit
Code: STS2001
Type: Compulsory / Professional Studies
Curriculum: S-SH 2009T
Level: Bachelor of Health Care
Year of Study: 4 (2012-2013)
Credits: 20 / 3 cr
Responsible Teacher: Nurmi, Regina
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2012-2013

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
8S-TH-4A, S-TH-4B2012-08-27 – 2012-10-26Helena LeppänenFinnish2012-08-13 – 2012-09-07

Learning Outcomes

The student is able to demonstrate an understanding of the basis, history, development and challenges in the future in the health care. The student deepens his knowledge in the theoretical and functional basis of health promotion. The student is able to handle the methods in health promotion, he can put into practice various projects of health promotion. The student is acquainted with the health policy and population based methods of treatment.


The concepts and development of health promotion. Models and methods in health care. Monitoring the health status of the population. Community diagnosis.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

- Simoila, R. 1994. Terveydenhoitajan työn kehitys, ristiriidat ja työnorientaatiot. Helsinki.STM.
- Siivola, U. 1985. Terveyssisar kansanterveystyössä. Porvoo. WSOY.
- Pietilä, A-M et al. (toim.) 2002. Terveyden edistäminen, uudistuvat työmenetelmät. Helsinki. WSOY.
- Sosiaali- ja terveysministeriö 2001. Valtioneuvoston periaatepäätös Terveys 2015 –kansanterveysohjelmasta. Helsinki

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, written assignment, case studies and group work, independent studies

Assessment Methods

Written assignment. Numeric scale.