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Anatomy and Physiology, pathology

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: SH00BC48
Curriculum: SH 2024K
Level: Bachelor of Nursing
Year of Study: 1 (2025)
Semester: Spring
Credits: 5 cr
Responsible Teacher: Korpi, Hilkka
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Year 2025

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)Language
3020SH2024-1CK2025-01-01 – 2025-05-31Päivi AutioFinnish
3021SH2024-1DK2025-01-01 – 2025-05-31Päivi AutioFinnish

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

Learning Outcomes

The student is familiar with the structure of the main organs and systems covered in the course and related terminology in Latin. The student is able to locate organs in the human body and outline a possible structural and functional disorder.

Student's Workload

Student workload 135 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No previous studies required


Cell and tissues
Blood, blood groups and blood circulation
Urinary excretion and fluid balance
Musculoskeletal system: bones, muscles, joints.
Nervous system
Sensory functions
Endocrine system
Thermal regulation
Reproductive system
Basics of pathology

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Leppäluoto ym. 2020. Anatomia ja fysiologia. Rakenteesta toimintaan. Sanoma Pro Oy. Helsinki
Other material indicated by the teacher

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, group work and independent study

Assessment Criteria

Evaluation on a scale 0-5

Assessment Methods

Exam. Numeric evaluation (0-5).