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Public Health Nursing of Special Groups and Integration of Services (3 cr)

Code: ST00BT11-3001

General information


28.11.2022 - 04.12.2022


01.01.2023 - 30.04.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

3 op

Virtual proportion

2 op

RDI proportion

1 op

Mode of delivery

34 % Contact teaching, 66 % Distance learning


Laurea Otaniemi, sote


Laurea Otaniemi

Teaching languages

  • Finnish


20 - 40

Degree programmes

  • Terveydenhoitajakoulutus (STG2), Laurea Otaniemi (Finnish)


  • Anna-Kaisa Hankaniemi
  • Päivi Ylinen

Teacher in charge

Anna-Kaisa Hankaniemi


  • STG221SA
    Terveydenhoitajakoulutus, monimuotototeutus, S21, Otaniemi


The student is able to
- identify and analyse the factors that increase vulnerability, the related support needs and their significance in nursing
- analyse special issues related to multicultural client work and immigration in social and health care
- encounter vulnerable clients sensitively in care and service situations
- promote the agency, participation and rehabilitation of vulnerable clients and their close ones as part of nursing
- describe the tasks of the service network and different actors of vulnerable client groups as part of the care and service chain as well as consult other experts
- use evidence-based data and recommendations in the guidance and nursing of vulnerable and immigrant clients
- analyse myths, beliefs and prejudices related to one's own and other people's vulnerabilities and promote the development of positive attitudes

Teaching methods

The implementation plan is available in Finnish.

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