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Basics of Vaccination Competence (2 cr)

Code: SH00BW16-3005

General information


28.11.2022 - 04.12.2022


01.01.2023 - 31.07.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

2 op

Virtual proportion

1 op

Mode of delivery

50 % Contact teaching, 50 % Distance learning


Laurea Lohja, sote


Laurea Lohja

Teaching languages

  • Finnish


20 - 40

Degree programmes

  • Sairaanhoitajakoulutus (SHF2), Laurea Lohja (Finnish)


  • Katja Laukkanen

Teacher in charge

Katja Laukkanen


  • SHF222SA
    Sairaanhoitajakoulutus, monimuotototeutus, S22, Lohja


The student is able to:
- justify the need for vaccination to the individual, the community and society and find out the legislation underlying the vaccination
- describe the diseases to be prevented by vaccination, the benefits of vaccination and preventive measures in disease prevention
- find out the vaccines included in the national vaccination program, the different types of vaccines and the basics of the chemical composition of the vaccines
- guide the client based on the latest evidence-based information and based on a good client experience
- vaccinate safely and skillfully, considering the preparation of vaccinations, the different vaccination techniques and the precautions involved in vaccination
- identify the anaphylactic reaction and start the necessary treatment s procedures and guide the client for further treatment

Teaching methods

The implementation plan is available in Finnish.

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