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Sexual and Reproductive Health (3 cr)

Code: SH00BS95-3018

General information


28.11.2022 - 31.12.2022


10.01.2023 - 31.07.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

3 op

Virtual proportion

1 op

Mode of delivery

67 % Contact teaching, 33 % Distance learning


Laurea Hyvinkää, sote


Laurea Hyvinkää

Teaching languages

  • Finnish


20 - 40

Degree programmes

  • Sairaanhoitajakoulutus (SHB2), Laurea Hyvinkää (Finnish)


  • Pirkko Rimpilä-Vanninen

Teacher in charge

Pirkko Rimpilä-Vanninen


  • SHB221SN
    Sairaanhoitajakoulutus, päivätoteutus, S21, Hyvinkää


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

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