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Sexual and Reproductive Health (3 cr)

Code: SH00BS95-3004

General information


28.11.2022 - 04.01.2023


01.01.2023 - 31.07.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

3 op

Virtual proportion

2 op

Mode of delivery

34 % Contact teaching, 66 % Distance learning


Laurea Lohja, sote


Laurea Lohja

Teaching languages

  • Finnish


20 - 40

Degree programmes

  • Sairaanhoitajakoulutus (SHF2), Laurea Lohja (Finnish)


  • Anu Elorinne

Teacher in charge

Anu Elorinne


  • SHF221SA
    Sairaanhoitajakoulutus, monimuotototeutus, S21, Lohja


The student is able to
- apply their knowledge of anatomy and physiology while promoting sexual and reproductive health
- analyse the significance of sexual and gender diversity in their work
- apply research data and recommendations when identifying factors affecting sexual and reproductive health when justifying methods for supporting them
- recognise the patient’s need for guidance for sexuality in connection to illnesses and crisis
- discuss sexuality related issues with patient and their significant others
- promote sexual guidance as part of nurse’s work
- describe the most common gynaecological illnesses and their related investigations, provided care and follow-up
- describe and explain the normal course and monitoring of pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum
- describe and justify the most common examinations and methods of nursing care during pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum
- describe the principles of maternal, new-born and family care after childbirth

Teaching methods

The implementation plan is available in Finnish.

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