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Professional Development in Practice 2. (10 cr)

Code: SN00BS31-3003

General information


Enrollment

28.11.2022 - 04.12.2022

Timing

01.04.2023 - 31.07.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

10 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Unit

Laurea Lohja, sote

Campus

Laurea Lohja

Teaching languages

  • English

Seats

20 - 40

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Nursing (SNF2), Laurea Lohja

Teachers

  • Elina Pajakoski
  • Kirsi Halttunen

Groups

  • SNF222SN
    Degree Programme in Nursing, daytime studies, S22, Lohja

Objectives

The student is able to
- apply their knowledge of the most common internal medicine and infectious diseases in nursing
- recognise the health risks of their patients and give early support for those who need it
- use different patient-oriented guidance methods to support clients’ resources in self-care and life-style habits
- utilise the most common treatment and guidance methods used in the treatment of patients with internal medicine and infectious diseases and to safely implement treatment and monitoring
- plan, implement and assess the treatment of a patient's pain
- plan, implement and evaluate the treatment of a chronic wound
- recognise a patient at risk of malnutrition and propose methods of nutrition therapy to improve the patient’s nutritional status
- prepare and guide clients in most common imaging examinations
- justify the use of the most common medications and drug classifications in treating patients with internal medicine and infectious diseases and assess the effectiveness of medication treatment
- safely administer basic vaccines
- prevent and control infections in their working environment, taking the needs of different patient groups into account
- assess the patient care from the patient and occupational safety perspectives and promote patient safety at all stages of the care
- engage in multiprofessional interaction and cooperation in nursing care of patients with internal medicine and infectious diseases
- communicate orally and in writing in different nursing situations in Finnish

Content

Theme: Treatment of patients with internal medicine or infectious diseases, resource-based patient guidance.

LbD assignment during placement: Evidence-based nursing/Searching for information targeted at a phenomenon or problem in nursing work and formulation of clinical research questions:
- For example, PICO/PICoa/PCC, mind map or other chosen method.
- Searching and summarising research data.

Grading scale

Approved/Failed

Qualifications

The student has actively participated in the study unit "Medication Treatment and Medication Calculations 2." and has passed the medication calculations prior to the clinical practice placement starts.