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Nursing of Surgical Patients and the Care Environment (5 cr)

Code: R0409-3004

General information


Enrollment

23.05.2022 - 29.05.2022

Timing

13.09.2022 - 30.11.2022

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Unit

Laurea Tikkurila, sote

Campus

Laurea Tikkurila

Teaching languages

  • English

Seats

20 - 30

Degree programmes

  • Complementary competence, bachelor's studies in English (CCS2), Health and welfare

Teachers

  • Ilari Ernamo
  • Tiina Pitkänen

Teacher in charge

Tiina Pitkänen

Groups

  • CCS222SY
    Complementary competence (bachelor’s studies), S22, Health and welfare
  • TOS222SY
    Täydentävä osaaminen (amk-tutkinto), S22, Terveys- ja hyvinvointialat

Objectives

The Student is able to
- describe how changes to the vital functions of a surgical patient can be anticipated and assessed before surgery, during surgery and after surgery
- apply their physiological and anatomical knowledge-base in the observation of a surgical patient's vital functions and in their care
- apply methods for the examination, observation and maintenance of the vital functions of a surgical patient in a patient-centred nursing and taking into account the needs of special groups (trauma patients, neurosurgery patients, heart surgery patients)
- use different methods of documentation and reporting related to the care of a surgical patient
- plan and apply the methods for a surgical patient's guidance and psychological support in a patient-centred nursing-
- describe the overall rehydration and medicinal treatment of a surgical patient
- describe the development needs for the care and service paths of surgical patients and plan evidence-based nursing procedures to improve the quality, safety and cost-effectiveness of surgical patient care
- critically analyse and develop one's skills in the care of a surgical theatre patient
- describe ethical problems and act according to ethical principles in the surgical care environment

Teaching methods

Contact lessons, lectures, independent studying and workshops

Learning materials and recommended literature

Recommended study material will be published later.

Important dates

Will be available in Pakki and will be discussed during the first contact lesson.
Student must participate to the 1st contact lesson / orientation.
Attendance to at least 80% of the lectures is mandatory.
Attendance to ALL workshops is mandatory.
There will be a exam that will be graded fail/redo - T1- K5.
There will be a group work that will be graded fail/redo - T1- K5.

Forms of internationality

Study unit is suitable for nursing exchange students who have studied anesthesiology, surgery, and perioperative and/or surgical nursing previously as this is complementary competence nursing course.

Student needs to wear nursing uniform for the workshops. Laurea UAS doesn't provide nursing uniforms.

Students workload

5 credits = 135 hours of student's work.

Content and scheduling

The study unit will be taught during the autumn 2022

Further information for students

Student must participate to the first contact lesson (orientation) to maintain his/her place in the study unit. If student cannot participate to orientation, he/she must inform the course teacher. If student fails to attend to orientation and fails inform the teacher, he /she may loose his/her place in the study unit.

Acute care and perioperative nursing studies from module 3 must be completed.

Student needs to wear nursing uniform for the workshops. Laurea UAS doesn't provide nursing uniforms.

Grading scale

H-5

Evaluation methods and criteria

Attendance and participation to all workshops is MANDATORY
Participation in contact lessons and simulations.
Course exam is assessed T1-K5 / failed.
There will be a group work that will be graded fail/redo - T1- K5.

Requirement level II is used in assessment.

Evaluation criteria, satisfactory (1-2)

PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE BASIS, INFORMATION SEARCHING AND REPORTING
- use professional concepts in a consistent manner and demonstrate their familiarity with the knowledge basis
- report and communicate in a professional manner

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE AND WORKPLACE DEVELOPMENT
- act independently taking into account the operating environment
- take responsibility for interaction with customers and/or co-operation partners and for responding to their needs

TEAMWORK SKILLS, LEADERSHIP AND RESPONSIBILITY
- describe the significance of their actions for successful co-operation
- describe their competence in relation to the learning outcomes

Evaluation criteria, good (3-4)

PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE BASIS, INFORMATION SEARCHING AND REPORTING
- critically evaluate information and justify their actions with science-based knowledge

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE AND WORKPLACE DEVELOPMENT
- propose creative solutions at work
- promote professional co-operation and enhance customer and partner relationships

TEAMWORK SKILLS, LEADERSHIP AND RESPONSIBILITY
- act in a manner that promotes the team’s entrepreneurial and responsible approach to work
- describe the development of their competence in relation to the learning outcome

Evaluation criteria, excellent (5)

PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE BASIS, INFORMATION SEARCHING AND REPORTING
- analyse the acquired information, draw conclusions and combine theoretical knowledge with experiential knowledge

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE AND WORKPLACE DEVELOPMENT
- evaluate the applicability of produced knowledge, skill or idea to other contexts as well as their impact
- anticipate needs of customers and/or co-operation partners

TEAMWORK SKILLS, LEADERSHIP AND RESPONSIBILITY
- evaluate and develop the team’s entrepreneurial and responsible approach to work
- evaluate the possibilities for utilising competence and plan their personal development and development of the team