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Social and Heath Services

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: SH00BC26
Curriculum: SH 2024K
Level: Bachelor of Nursing
Year of Study: 1 (2025)
Semester: Spring
Credits: 3 cr
Responsible Teacher: Blom, Heidi
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Year 2025

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)Language
3028SA2024V-1K2025-01-01 – 2025-05-31Aira BraggeFinnish
3031SH2024-1CK2025-01-01 – 2025-04-27Riitta KoskimäkiFinnish
3032SH2024-1DK2025-01-01 – 2025-04-27Riitta KoskimäkiFinnish

Taking the course in advance? See the courses during the academic year 2023-2024.

Learning Outcomes

The student:
-Understands how the services are organized and supervised.
-Knows the different levels of services, and the expertise in each individual service
-Understans integration and co-operation in services
-Knows the central legislation
-Knows the process of evaluation for the clients in need
-Understands efficient and resource saving practises
-Sees entrepreneurship as a possibility
-Knows the ethical priciples guiding the work in social- and healthcare

Student's Workload


Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No previous studies required.


-Service-system in social- and healthcare
-Service producers and their co-operation
-Social care, primary health care and the specialized services
-Quality and efficiency
-Evalution of need for care/service
-Ethical guidelines

Regional Impact

The student is familiar with social- and healthcare services in the region.


The student understands the global challenges for the services and knows the influences from the EU.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Laaksonen, H., Laitinen, H., Hiilamo, H., Hautaviita, P., Hyvärinen, H. & Vänni, K. 2020. Sosiaali- ja terveydenhuollon järjestelmä. 1. painos. Helsinki: Sanoma Pro Oy. Osat 1, 2 ja 3 (also online)
Material announced by the teachers.