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GroupK72D15S/Degree Programme in Nursing (in English) (Kemi)
Study unitK702D29 Elderly Nursing and Geriatrics, 5.00 ECTS credits, 133 h
UnitTerveysala (Meripuistokatu 26) Kemi
Time of implementationSpring1/2016-2017
Responsible teacherKehus Eija, Turunen Minna
Other teachersArolaakso Sari
Status of implementationFinished

Description status Ready
Language of instruction English
Starting and ending dates01.01.2017 - 30.04.2017
Minimum number of participants  
Maximum number of participants  
Enrolment period31.12.2016 - 28.02.2017
Implementation method
Virtuality 1 ECTS credits
R&D integration 0 ECTS credits
Resit dates of the exam
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Description language English 

Elderly Nursing and Geriatrics 5ECTS

Competence Goals:

The student is able to support and assess the wellbeing and functional capacity of an elderly person. S/he has the competence to assess care needs, to plan and to implement as well as to evaluate nursing of a geriatric patient. S/he respects and values the uniqueness of an elderly person, his/her history and background. S/he understands how the changes brought on by the ageing process can affect the health and functional capacity of an individual. The student can apply evidence-based information in geriatric nursing work. S/he can use the methods of health promotion in practice in a multi-professional care and service network, in different care environments. The student has the tools to support and foster active participation of families and loved-ones in the care of an elderly person. 


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