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Holistic Support and Interaction with the Patients and their Families in Palliative Care (5 cr)

Code: TO00BR81-3002

General information


24.05.2021 - 30.05.2021


01.08.2021 - 31.12.2021

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual proportion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning


Laurea Tikkurila, sote


Laurea Virtual Campus

Teaching languages

  • Finnish


20 - 40

Degree programmes

  • Laurea täydentävä osaaminen, amk-tutkinto (TOS2), Terveys- ja hyvinvointialat


  • Annikki Päällysaho
  • Irma Latvala

Teacher in charge

Annikki Päällysaho

Scheduling groups

  • Pienryhmä 1 (Size: 10. Open UAS: 10.)


  • TOS221SY
    Täydentävä osaaminen (amk-tutkinto), S21, Terveys- ja hyvinvointialat

Small groups

  • Pienryhmä 1


The student is able to
- identify, meet, guide and support the individual needs of patients and their loved ones comprehensively and is able to utilize attendance as a method of assistance
- describe the meaning of crisis and grief as part of the lives of people of different ages and cultures
- describe the possibilities of multiprofessional cooperation in providing comprehensive support
- use and adapt the concepts of family-centeredness, inclusion and relevance in their work
- identify and anticipate changes in the patient's communication due to the disease
- exploit communication methods and aids that support or replace speech
- reflect on their own attitude towards death and maintain well-being at work

Teaching methods

The implementation plan is available in Finnish.

Grading scale