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Nursing Care of Children, Youth and Families (4 cr)

Code: SH00BS94-3002

General information


22.05.2023 - 28.05.2023


01.08.2023 - 30.11.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

4 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching


Laurea Otaniemi, sote


Laurea Otaniemi

Teaching languages

  • Finnish


20 - 40

Degree programmes

  • Sairaanhoitajakoulutus (SHG2), Laurea Otaniemi (Finnish)


  • Anne Maijala
  • Irene Pylkkänen

Teacher in charge

Irene Pylkkänen


  • SHG222KA
    Sairaanhoitajakoulutus, monimuotototeutus, K22, Otaniemi


The student is able to
- describe the normal development stages of a child and a young person and is able to support the development of healthy and sick children and young persons
- describe the most common illnesses in children and young people, assess the required care needs, investigations, provided care and follow-up.
- use evidence-based information and recommendations when justifying decision-making in nursing of children, young people and families
- describe the special features of a care relationship, interaction and guidance in nursing of children, young people and families
- describe the care and service paths of treating children and young people and the significance of multiprofessional team and network collaboration
- apply their knowledge of the most common disabilities when providing nursing care for children with disabilities

Teaching methods

The implementation plan is available in Finnish.

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