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GroupK702D14S/Degree Programme in Nursing (in English) (Kemi)
Study unitK702D31 Paediatrics and Nursing Care of Children and Adolescents, 5.00 ECTS credits, 133 h
UnitTerveysala (Meripuistokatu 26) Kemi
Time of implementationSpring1/2016-2017, Spring2/2016-2017
Responsible teacherKauppila Hannele
Other teachersKari Helena
Status of implementationFinished

Description status Ready
Language of instruction English
Starting and ending dates01.01.2017 - 29.05.2017
Minimum number of participants  
Maximum number of participants  
Enrolment period01.09.2016 - 16.01.2017
Implementation method
Virtuality 2 ECTS credits
R&D integration 0 ECTS credits
Resit dates of the exam
Koulutuksen aikataulu (www-linkki)
Description language English 

Pediatrics and Nursing Care of Children and Adolescents 5 ECTS

Competence Goals:

The student knows how to assess and support the growth and development of children and adolescents, and the related individual and community-based factors. S/he can assess and support the health of children and adolescents with special needs. In addition, s/he is able to assess and support the sexual development and health of children and adolescents and to use family nursing working methods that foster family resources and parenthood. The student is also able to assess and define the need of care, to plan and provide nursing care for children and adolescents and to take into account the special issues related to this field. S/he can provide accurate, safe medical care for children and adolescents.

Assessment criteria  
Pedagogical arrangements

Lectures, group work, case work, independent work, moodle. The lectures independently reflection and deepening of the things learned in collaborative learning.

Exam, assignment and active participation in lectures.The seminar is obligatory.

80% participation in lessions


James, Nelson & Ashwill. 2013. Nursing care of children. Principles & practice. Elsevier.

Edelman & Mandle. Health Promotion. Throughout the life span. Elsevier.

Materialin  Moodle; case studies, lectures


The child's growth, development, and parenting and daily care

Supporting the early interaction and parenting.
The child and family health and welfare and protect Aways
Identifying abuse and the lack of

Children's rights and the principles of nursing care for children
The child's illness impact on the child and family
Guidance and play the child / family in different situations of nursing
Nursing the child and the family, and the most common diseases

Special needs children basics of nursing
The most common sick child research and management measures, as well as the associated guidance

Children's drug and fluid therapy and pain treatment basics
The child hospice care and death