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Medication Treatment and Medication Calculations 3. (2 cr)

Code: SN00BS35-3001

General information


23.05.2022 - 29.05.2022


01.08.2022 - 31.12.2022

Number of ECTS credits allocated

2 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching


Laurea Tikkurila, sote


Laurea Tikkurila

Teaching languages

  • English


20 - 30

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Nursing (SNV), Laurea Tikkurila


  • Ilari Ernamo
  • Mia Poikolainen

Teacher in charge

Mia Poikolainen


  • SNV221SN
    Degree Programme in Nursing, daytime studies, S21, Tikkurila


The student is able to
- apply their knowledge of anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology and the implementation of pharmaceutical care when planning, implementing and evaluating the medication treatment of a surgical or acutely ill patient
- treat a patient's acute pain with medications
- plan, implement and evaluate the administration of intravenous nutrition
- explain the basic principles of safe blood transfusion
- explain the basics of epidural and spinal medication
- explain the basics of safe and aseptic use of central venous catheters

Teaching methods

Contact lessons

Attendance in workshops is mandatory

More detailed information will be given in orientation

Learning materials and recommended literature

Information about study materials will be given in orientation

Important dates

Study unit is taking place during autumn 2022.
Timetable will be available in Pakki.

Attendance to first contact lesson / orientation is mandatory

Forms of internationality

Study unit is suitable for nursing exchange students

Students workload

1cr = 27h
Medication treatment 1,5cr = 40,5h
Medication calculations 0,5cr = 13,5h

Further information for students

Medication calculations 1 & 2 should be passed
Theoretical studies in module 1 & 2 should be mainly passed

Grading scale


Evaluation methods and criteria

Medication treatment exam pass/fail
Medication calculations exam pass/fail

Please see the Laurea evaluation criteria in LINK: