Study Guide


Curricula starting in 2022 and earlier

Technology, Kuopio
Technology, Varkaus
Design, Kuopio
Business, Kuopio
Music and Dance, Kuopio
Tourism and Hospitality
Social Services and Health Care, Kuopio
Social Services and Health Care, Iisalmi
Natural resources, Iisalmi
Multidisciplinary Studies

Savonia's new Study Guide (curriculum starting in 2023 and after) can be found here.

Basis of Education Competence Standards Structure of Studies Development of Expertise Methods and implementation Course Table

Degree Programme in Public Health Nurse

This curriculum is a translation of the curriculum of the Finnish degree program.

Course Table

A = Autumn, S = Spring, SU = Summer
Code Name 1 S 1 A 2 S 2 A 3 S 3 A 4 S 4 A
Orientation Studies
Basic Studies
Joint Studies for Social Services and Health Care
4 STYOP01 Orientation to Social and Health Care Studies 5              
4 STYAS02 Client and professional in social and health care services 5              
4 STYEN02 English in Social and Health Care and Intercultural Communication     5          
4 STYTU02 Study, Insight, Development       5        
4 STYSV02 Swedish Language in Social and Health Care and Customer-oriented Communication         5      
4 STYTY01 Working Life Skills, Wellfare in Work and Entrepreneuship           5    
Professional Studies
Professional Studies
Registered Nurse Professional Studies
4 SAIAFDI1 Anatomy, Physiology and Diagnostic Examinations 1 5              
4 SAIHOTA1 Nursing Assessment and Interventions 5              
4 SAIHOTAK1 Nursing Assessment and Interventions:Clinical Skills 5              
4 SAILÄPE1 Basics of Pharmacological Treatment 5              
4 SAIAFDI21 Anatomy, Physiology and Diagnostic Examinations 2   5            
4 SAISIS12 Medical Nursing   5            
4 SAIHHOTA1 Internship: Nursing Assessment and Interventions Practice   10            
4 SAIHSIS12 Internship: Medical Nursing Practice   10            
4 SAIKLÄÄ1 Basics of Pharmacotherapy     5          
4 SAIPEO12 Perioperative Nursing     5          
4 SAILAS12 Paediatric and Family Nursing     5          
4 SAIHPEO12 Internship: Perioperative Nursing Practice     10          
4 SAIMIE12 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Nursing       5        
4 SAIHPER12 Internship: Paediatric and Family Nursing Practice       10        
4 SAIHMIE12 Internship: Mental Health and Substance Abuse Nursing Practice       10        
4 SAIKOTGER1 Gerontological Nursing and Home Care Services         5      
4 SAIHKOTGER Internship: Gerontological Nursing and Home Care Services Practice         10      
4 SAISAI12 Indipendent Nursing Care Services         5      
4 SAIHMETAO1 Internship: Health Promotion and Counselling Practice         5      
4 SAIHHOI12 Internship: Developing Nursing Competencies           10    
Public Health Nurse Professional Studies
4 TTLOT1 Health Care of Expecting Family           5    
4 TTLKT1 Health Care of Infant, School-child / Children Clinic and School Health Care           5    
4 TTOPI1 Students and Young Adults Health Promotion           5    
4 TTLOH1 Practice: Health Care of Expecting Family, Practice in An Antenatal Clinic             10  
4 TTLKTH1 Practice: Health Care of Infant, School-child and Youth, in A Post-Natal Clinic             10  
4 TTTVAI1 Observation and Promotion of Early Interaction and Breast Feeding Education             5  
4 TTTYÖ2 Nursing/Health care of People in Working Age               5
4 TTTYÖH1 Practice: Occupational Health Care               5
4 TTTKEH1 Final Study               5
4 TTHSYV2 Practice: Focus on Health Promotion at Advanced Professional Level               5
Final Thesis
4 SAVONT1 Thesis           15    
   5 SOTEONT10  Thesis Planning         5      
   5 SOTEONT20  Thesis Implementation           5    
   5 SOTEONT30  Thesis Finalisation             5  
   5 SOTEONT40  Maturity Test           0    
4 SAVONT2 Thesis           15    
   5 SOTEONT50  Thesis Project 1         5      
   5 SOTEONT60  Thesis Project 2           5    
   5 SOTEONT70  Finalising The Thesis Projects             5  
   5 SOTEONT80  Maturity Test           0    
Elective Studies
Optional Studies
0 (NonStop)


We reserve the right to make changes to the curriculum due to the need to update the content being studied.