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Professional Development in Practice 1 (7 cr)

Code: SH00BS82-3029

General information


28.11.2022 - 04.12.2022


01.05.2023 - 02.06.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

7 op

RDI proportion

7 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching


Laurea Tikkurila, sote


Laurea Tikkurila

Teaching languages

  • Finnish


20 - 45

Degree programmes

  • Sairaanhoitajakoulutus (SHV2), Laurea Tikkurila (Finnish)


  • Ilari Ernamo
  • Irene Latva-Korpela
  • Saara Laakso
  • Eija Okker-Tikkunen
  • Sari Juvonen
  • Ulla Jauhiainen

Teacher in charge

Ilari Ernamo


  • STV223KA
    Terveydenhoitajakoulutus, monimuotototeutus, K23, Tikkurila

Learning outcomes

The student is able to
- follow the values and ethical principles in nursing care and the work community and assess how well these are followed in practice
- work in a collegial and responsible manner as a part of the work community
- make observations on the client’s basic needs, functional capacity, and changes in vital functions
- support the patient's functional capacity diversely and respond to their basic needs
- prepare a care plan and evaluate the care received by the client, taking the client's resources into consideration
- implement the basic test and procedures required monitoring vital signs as part of patient care and update the care plan accordingly
- implement medication treatment via enteral and local routes and injections under supervision
- document data on patient record and report orally on the client's condition and care
- implement aseptic techniques
- apply methods related to patient and occupational safety and data protection in their work
- act appropriately in a dangerous situation
- apply the principles of empowering presence and interactions in nurse-client communications
- assess their activities together with clients and develop their activities taking clients' experience into account
- assume responsibility for their learning during the placement
- analyse the development of their own competence during the placement and actively utilise feedback to support their development
- search for and present research data in a concise manner to support and develop patient care
- communicate their expertise in team and work communities in a convincing manner


Theme: Responding to the patient's basic needs, patient and occupational safety.

LbD assignment during placement: Evidence-based nursing

- Searching for information targeted at a phenomenon or problem in nursing work and formulation of clinical research questions: For example, PICO/PICoa/PCC, mind map or other chosen method.
- Searching and summarising research data
- Feedback from the communication’s teacher.

Grading scale



The student has actively participated in the study unit "Medication Treatment and Medication Calculations 1." and has passed the medication calculations prior to the clinical practice placement starts.