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Basics of nursing in social services

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: SA00BC74
Curriculum: SA 2021
Level: Bachelor of Social Services
Year of Study: 1 (2021-2022)
Semester: Spring
Credits: 3 cr
Responsible Teacher: Huusko, Taina
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2021-2022

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
3001SA2021-1A2021-11-01 – 2022-07-31Taina HuuskoFinnish2021-08-01 – 2021-09-06
3002SA2021-1B2021-10-27 – 2022-07-31Taina HuuskoFinnish2021-08-01 – 2021-09-06

Still need to take the course? See the courses during the academic year 2023-2024.

Learning Outcomes

The student knows
-basic care and principles of nursing
-how to assist in different basic care situations

Student's Workload

Total 81h, scheduled studies 33h, practical lessons 4h, autonomous studies 48h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No prerequisites.


Nursing as a concept and principles of nursing.Ethical practices.The nursing process.Recording according to FinCC classification.
Assistance in different basic care situations.Aseptic operation.

Regional Impact

Practical training in the area.


Opportunity for later international exchange.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Material to be presented at lectures.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures.Group assignments.Exercises in small groups.

Assessment Criteria

Grade 1: the student
-understands the concepts and process attached to basic care
-knows how to act in different basic care situations in guidance
-knows the principles and ethical conduct of nursing

Grade 3: the student knows how to
-apply the knowledge basis of nursing in his/her own actions
-choose suitable helping methods in practical
-act according ethical and nursing principles

Grade 5: the student knows how to
-apply his/her knowledge in nursing in a specialist manner
-solve different nursing problems independently
-develop nursing and its practice

Assessment Methods

Participation in practice classes 100%. Activity. Exam, grading 0-5.