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Basics of Vaccination Competence (2 cr)

Code: SN00BW13-3003

General information


28.11.2022 - 31.12.2022

Number of ECTS credits allocated

2 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching


Laurea Lohja, sote


Laurea Lohja

Teaching languages

  • English


20 - 40

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Nursing (SNF2), Laurea Lohja


  • Kirsi Halttunen

Teacher in charge

Kirsi Halttunen


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

Learning outcomes

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

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