Change language: Suomi

Front Page > Archived Education > Nursing (S-SH) > 2013VK > Year 3 > Pediatric (SSHP2105)


Structure Type: Study unit
Code: SSHP2105
Type: Compulsory / Basic Studies
Curriculum: S-SH 2013VK
Level: Bachelor of Health Care
Year of Study: 3 (2016)
Credits: 1 cr
Responsible Teacher: Honkaniemi, Teija
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Learning Outcomes

The student recognises the most common children’s and youth diseases and the causes of them.

Student's Workload

Total workload: 26 h
-of which scheduled studies: 13 h
-of which autonomous studies 13 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Basics of Clinical Nursing, Basics of Pharmachotherapy, Clinical Nursing I.


The basics of children’s diseases

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Rajantie J., Mertsola J., Heikinheimo M. 2010 Lastentaudit

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods


Assessment Criteria

Grade 5.
The student
-is able to evaluate and understand the effects of certain diseases and the treatment of the patient
-is able to plan, prepare, implement and evaluate the treatment and examination of a patient/ client.

Grade 3.
The student
- is able to identify the effects of certain diseases on the patient's/the client's life
- is able to prepare the patient/ the client for different examinations and treatments

Grade 1.
The student knows:
- how to tell about the most common diseases
- how to describe the most common methods of examination and treatment

Assessment Methods

Exam and numerical evaluation 0-5.
Obligatory presence in lecture.