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Medication Treatment and Medication Calculations 3. (2 cr)

Code: SH00BS91-3018

General information


28.11.2022 - 04.12.2022


09.01.2023 - 30.04.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

2 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
  • Mia Poikolainen

Teacher in charge

Ilari Ernamo


  • STV222KN
    Terveydenhoitajakoulutus, päivätoteutus, K22, Tikkurila


The student is able to
- apply their knowledge of anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology and the implementation of pharmaceutical care when planning, implementing and evaluating the medication treatment of a surgical or acutely ill patient
- treat a patient's acute pain with medications
- plan, implement and evaluate the administration of intravenous nutrition
- explain the basic principles of safe blood transfusion
- explain the basics of epidural and spinal medication
- explain the basics of safe and aseptic use of central venous catheters

Teaching methods

Contact lessons

Attendance in workshops is mandatory

More detailed information will be given in orientation

Learning materials and recommended literature

Information about study materials will be given in orientation and seen in Canvas

Important dates

Timetable will be available in Pakki.

Attendance to first contact lesson / orientation is mandatory

Students workload

1cr = 27h
2 cr= 54h
Medication treatment 1,5cr = 40,5h
Medication calculations 0,5cr = 13,5h

Content and scheduling

Medication treatment
Medication calculations
- workshops
-medication calculations exam

Further information for students

Medication calculations 1 & 2 should be passed
Theoretical studies in module 1 & 2 should be mainly passed

Grading scale


Evaluation methods and criteria

Medication treatment exam pass/fail
Medication calculations exam pass/fail

Please see the Laurea evaluation criteria in LINK: