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Course Description

Code4 TRHTP92
NameIntership: Caring Skills
Credits5 ects
ObjectivesThe student is able
- to work according to the principles and ethical guidelines of patient care
- to give examples of safe professional interaction
- to work in different caring situations and write documentation under supervision
- to identify the most important examination and treatment methods of diseases
- to follow the most important care practices, and he or she also learns the safe use of instruments
- to give first aid
- to administer medication under supervision
- to apply the hospital infection prevention methods and aseptic techniques
- to observe the basic vital functions by using the ABCDE methods and draw correct conclusions from them under supervision
- to use the ISBAR method when reporting on them
- to use ergonomically correct work methods
ContentInternship in internal medicine inpatient wards, surgical inpatient wards at hospitals providing specialised medical care or in health centres’ inpatient wards. Starting level, objectives, self- assessment and development needs.
RequirementsInternship in the hospitals,
writing down the starting level and objectives in a blog,
assessment of one’s own learning and skills
Grading ScalePassed (S) - 0
Course materialInternship instructions.
PrerequisitesAnatomy and Physiology 5 cr, Clinical Treatment and Diagnostics Examinations 5 cr,
Caring Skills I 5 cr, Caring Skills II 5 cr, Data protection and security training.
Other Considerations
ContactHuovinen Anne


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