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Management in Public Health Nursing

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: STS2004
Type: Compulsory / Professional Studies
Curriculum: S-SH 2009T
Level: Bachelor of Health Care
Year of Study: 4 (2012-2013)
Credits: 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 – 2012-12-21Outi Vekara, Paula HakalaFinnish2012-08-13 – 2012-09-07

Learning Outcomes

The student knows the legislation and public health programmes and the organisation of public health nursing. The student is able to act as a member of a multiprofessional team and knows the methods of management in public health nursing. The student can be in charge of her/his own professional development.


Organisation and structure in public health service. Health care legislation. Public Health programmes. Quality management and the developing work community in public health nursing work. Management in a multiprofessional team. Work counselling as a support of professional growth.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Laaksonen,H.,Niskanen, J., Ollila, S. & Risku, A. 2005. Lähijohtamisen perusteet terveydenhuolossa. Helsinki. Edita. Prima Oy. (Parially)
Material provided by the lecturer.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures,exercises,work counselling, independent study.

Assessment Methods

Active participation in lectures. Exam or written assignment. Numeric assessment.