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Course Description

Code4 TRHTPO06
NameCaring Skills 2
Credits5 ects
ObjectivesThe student is able to
-explain the most important disorders caused by internal medicine and surgical diseases and their impact on a person’s life control and functional ability as well as the most important and common examination and treatment methods
- explain the effects of an invasive procedure, surgical operation and anaesthesia on human physiology and anatomy
- describe a multiprofessional care process and nursing care in internal medicine and perioperative nursing
- guide and counsel the patient and close relatives at different stages of the care process to ensure the continuity of care
- apply the principles of aseptic technique to nursing care and analyse patient safety factors
ContentThe care processes and clinical pathways of internal medicine and perioperative patient groups. Intravenous cannulation.
RequirementsAccepted completion of assignments and Moodle exams, compulsory attendance at skills workshops and simulations, accepted completion of internal medicine and perioperative nursing exams.
Grading Scale0 - 5
Course materialCurrent articles and Current Care Guidelines. Other material will be announced at the beginning the the course. Material in Moodle.
PrerequisitesAnatomy and Physiology, Caring Skills I
Other Considerations
ContactVirkki Päivi


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