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Professional Development in Practice 4. (13 cr)

Code: SH00BT00-3009

General information


28.11.2022 - 04.12.2022


03.03.2023 - 31.07.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

13 op

RDI proportion

13 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching


Laurea Porvoo, sote


Laurea Porvoo

Teaching languages

  • Finnish


20 - 40

Degree programmes

  • Sairaanhoitajakoulutus (SHP2), Laurea Porvoo (Finnish)


  • Tiina Himmelroos
  • Ann-Marie Suvisaari

Teacher in charge

Tiina Himmelroos


  • SHP221SA
    Sairaanhoitajakoulutus, monimuotototeutus, S21, Porvoo


The student is able to
- assess the need for care and services of patients in different life stages and situations and to support their functional capacity and resources
- plan, implement and evaluate nursing care of patients at different life stages (child, young person, older person, a pregnant woman and a woman who has given birth, vulnerable clients) using evidence-based information and recommendations
- apply client-oriented working methods to identify factors that increase vulnerability and improve client’s inclusion
- assess and develop their interaction skills and care relationship with different client groups in demanding client and interaction situations
- implement and assess safe medication treatment, taking the special characteristics of the patient into consideration
- assess the patient's needs from the perspective of sexual and reproductive health and to address related issues with the patient
- analyse and assess service paths for paediatric patients, families, elderly and patients with disabilities and propose solutions to improve the efficiency of care and support
- assess the success of multiprofessional cooperation and use it for the benefit of the patients and their significant others


Theme: Evidence-based decision-making on clinical nursing in nursing of different age groups and vulnerable clients.

LbD assignment during placement: Evidence-based nursing
- auditing task/forming a clinical research question (e.g. PICO/PICoa/PCC)
- searching for research data, critical assessment and comparison of nursing practices, summarising conclusions and oral presentation in the practice environment.

Teaching methods

Professional Development in Practice 4. 12 ects

Maternity Care 1 ects

Students workload

Clinical practice 12 ects: 12X27h = 324h

Maternity Care 1 ects: 1x27h = 27h
- LbD, info/reflection

Content and scheduling

Clinical practice during

Practice 1: 13.3.-7.4. 2023
Practice 2:1.5. -26.5.2023

Grading scale


Evaluation methods and criteria

Evaluation level 2

Evaluation criteria, approved/failed

Professional development in practise 12 ects:

Maternity Care 1 ects:
-Approved / Failed /Re-do


The student has actively participated in the study unit "Medication Treatment and Medication Calculations 4." and has passed the medication calculations prior to the clinical practice placement starts.