Kulttuuriala, Muotoilu
Kulttuuriala, Musiikki ja Tanssi
Matkailu- ja ravitsemisala
Sosiaali- ja terveysala, Iisalmi
Sosiaali- ja terveysala, Kuopio
Tekniikan ala, Kuopio
Tekniikan ala, Varkaus
Liiketalouden ala, Kuopio
Savonian monialaiset opinnot
Savonian valintakurssit
Basis of Education Competence Standards Structure of Studies Development of Expertise Methods and implementation Course Table

TNE21SP Bachelor's Degree Programme in Nursing

Course Description

Code4 STCIN01
NameIntercultural Communication and Finnish in Social and Health Care
Credits5 cr
Credits in Foreign Language5 cr
ObjectivesThe student is able to
-use English and/or Finnish (foreign students) in his or her work at the level required for his or her professional development
-tell about his or her working environment and duties in English and/or Finnish (foreign students)
-interview and guide, mentor and care for different clients in English and/or Finnish (foreign students)
-use essential professional vocabulary and source books
-identify cultural differences and describe the special features of his or her own culture
-understand the impact of culture on communication
Content Encountering the client and guiding, mentoring and caring for him or her. Telling about the working environment and duties, other important interactions in a multicultural environment, studying the field-specific material in English and/or Finnish (foreign students),essential professional vocabulary. The concepts of culture and intercultural communication, basic cultural differences, improving intercultural communication skills.
RequirementsParticipation in contact lessons, discussions and practice-based exercises. Accepted completion of oral and written assignments, passed exams. Including online studies. Contact lessons obligatory for foreign students. Simulations obligatory for everyone.

For Finnish students full RPL in English language according to passed exam result or complementary online studies. For Finnish students Easy language (EL, selkokieli) studies as independent online studies, knowledge shown in obligatory simulations.
Grading Scale0 - 5
Course materialTo be announced at the beginning of the course.
PrerequisitesForeign students: Basics of Finnish 5 cr.
Other considerations
ContactRaatikainen Kukka-Maaria
Heiskanen Sanna
Rahkema Kaja
Korhonen Soilimaria

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