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Introduction at Clinical Nursing Practice

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: SH00BD06
Curriculum: SH 2022K
Level: Bachelor of Nursing
Year of Study: 1 (2023)
Credits: 10 cr
Responsible Teacher: Huusko, Taina
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Year 2023

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
3008SH2022-1A2022-12-12 – 2023-07-31Taina HuuskoFinnish2022-12-01 – 2023-01-10
3009SH2022-1B2023-01-01 – 2023-07-31Anu YlikahriFinnish2022-12-01 – 2023-01-10
3012SH2023-1B2023-09-06 – 2024-07-31Taina HuuskoFinnish2023-09-05 – 2023-09-05
3013SH2022-12CK2023-08-01 – 2023-12-31Anu YlikahriFinnish2023-08-01 – 2023-09-06
3014SH2022-12DK2023-08-01 – 2023-12-31Katja KetolaFinnish2023-08-01 – 2023-09-06

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

Learning Outcomes

The student
- interacts with the patient, the close relatives and the work community
- recognizes the patient´s resources, the ability to function, the nursing needs and the holistic nursing approach
- is able to perform the basic nursing methods using aseptic technique and with ethical approach
- takes part in pharmacotherapy
- reports orally and documents the observations she/he makes in nursing care and explains her/his action
- occupational ergonomics knowledge
- pays attention to patient safety and the fire safety

Student's Workload

- 7 weeks, total 270h
- includes information before the clinical practice and feedback afterwards

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Basics of Clinical Nursing
The practical lessons in Basic Pharmacotherapy


Clinical practice of the basic nursing methods

Regional Impact

Practical training in care facilities in the area and later as an employee.


Opportunity for later international exhange.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Supervised clinical practice in health care nursing unit, service housing unit or in senior home 7 weeks.

Assessment Criteria

The student is able to:
- interact with the patient, the immediate family and the work community
- to perform independently some nursing procedures and use some nursing methods
- implement guided medication
- act aseptically, ethically and ergonomically with safety in mind
- report and evaluate their own activities
The student:
- works unprofessionally in training
- does not comply with the rules of the work community

Assessment Methods

Pass-evaluation on clinical practice.

Work Placement

Clinical practice in health care nursing unit, service housing unit or in senior home.