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GroupK72D16S/Degree Programme in Nursing (in English) (Kemi)
Study unitK702D25 Medical Nursing and Internal Medicine, 6.00 ECTS credits, 160 h
UnitTerveysala (Meripuistokatu 26) Kemi
Time of implementationSpring1/2016-2017, Spring2/2016-2017
Responsible teacherMikkola Anja
Other teachers
Status of implementationFinished

Description status Ready
Language of instruction English
Starting and ending dates01.01.2017 - 05.05.2017
Minimum number of participants  
Maximum number of participants  
Enrolment period01.09.2016 - 24.02.2017
Implementation method
Virtuality 0 ECTS credits
R&D integration 0 ECTS credits
Resit dates of the exam
Koulutuksen aikataulu (www-linkki)
Description language English 

Medical Nursing and Internal Medicine 6 ECTS

Competence Goals:

The student can assess and define care needs. S/he can plan, implement and evaluate nursing interventions and processes for clients who suffer from the most common national diseases. The student has sufficient knowledge of the national diseases in Finland and internal medicine, and s/he understands their impact on a person’s health and coping in everyday life. The student knows the fundamental medications, medical care and examinations conducted in medical nursing and internal medicine.


Assessment criteria  
Pedagogical arrangements

Lessons, independent working, teamworking and exam. Laboration and simulation.


Ahonen O., Blek-Vehkaluoto M., Ekola S., Partamies S., Sulosaari & Uski-Tallqvist T. 2012. Kliininen hoitotyö. Sisätauteja, kirurgisia sairauksia ja syöpätauteja sairastavan hoitotyö. Only those parts that concerns Internal Nursing.

Holmia S., Murtonen I., Myllymäki H. & Valtonen K. 2010. Sisätautien, kirurgisten sairauksien ja syöpätautien hoitotyö.Only those parts that concerns Internal Nursing.

Ignatavicius, D. D. & al. 1995 Medical Surgical Nursing, Nursing Process, ????

Iivanainen A., Jauhiainen M. & Syväoja P. 2010. Sairauksien hoitaminen terveyttä edistäen. Only those parts that concerns Internal Nursing.

Kauppinen R. 2006. Sisätautien ytimessä or Vauhkonen I. 2012. Sisätaudit.

·LeMone P.& Burke K. M. 2000. Medical Surgical Nursing, Critical Thinking in Client Care Benjamin/Cummings publishing, California.

·Lewis, S.L. & Heitkemper, M.M. & Dirksen, S.R. & O´brien, P. G. & Bucher, L. 2011. Medical-Surgical Nursing, Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems. MOSBY, Elsevier, China.

·The materials you have about Nursing Process.

·Evidence based nursing materials and articles, material in the Moodle environment and all the information from the practical training.

EBMG, Evidence Based Medical Guidelines in Terveysportti.

Course handouts

Material in the Moodle.

Material of Internal Medicine in Skhole.


Internal Nursing

Orientation to the course: objectives, contents, assignments and evaluation.

·Characteristic of Internal nursing and care chain of the patient in Medical ward

·Care of a patient with cardiovascular diseases (Sydän- ja verenkierto-)

·Care of a patient with disorder of the cerebral circulation (AVH)

·Care of a patient with diabetes

·Care of a patient with pulmonary diseases (astma, COPD)

·Care of a patient during blood transfusion

Care of a patient with cancer

Laboratory medicine and radiology in the care of patient with medical disease

Internal Medicine in Skhole (study following topics in Skhole!)

Sisätaudit ammattiopinnoissa (0,75 op) Internal Medicine in professional studies     

  • Verenpainetauti 1 + 2, HTA 1+2
  • Sydän- ja verisuonisairaudet 1 + 2, Cardiovascular diseases 1 + 2
  • Diabetes 1 + 2 + 3
  • Aivoverenkierron häiriöt 1 + 2, Disorder of the cerebral circulation 1 + 2
  • Keuhkosairaudet: Astma ja COPD: Pulmonal diseases: Asthma and COPD

Grade 0-5, it consists of:

Active presence during the lessons (80%). 100% during TC

Exam is evaluated 0-5 and medical calculation approved/disapproved. Exam in Internal Medicine (Skhole-material mentioned in Moodle)Approved/Disapproved.

In the final grade there is effecting the whole learning process where independent assignments and participating inTC are included.