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GroupK72D16S/Degree Programme in Nursing (in English) (Kemi)
Study unitK702D26 Acute and General Practice Nursing, 5.00 ECTS credits, 133 h
UnitTerveysala (Meripuistokatu 26) Kemi
Time of implementationAutumn1/2017-2018, Autumn2/2017-2018
Responsible teacherKehus Eija
Other teachersHeikkinen Kirsi
Status of implementationFinished

Description status Ready
Language of instruction English
Starting and ending dates01.08.2017 - 13.10.2017
Minimum number of participants  
Maximum number of participants  
Enrolment period15.04.2017 - 31.08.2017
Implementation method
Virtuality 1 ECTS credits
R&D integration 0 ECTS credits
Resit dates of the exam
Koulutuksen aikataulu (www-linkki)
Description language English 

Acute and General Practice Nursing 5 ECTS

Competence Goals:

The student knows how to assess the condition of a client and how to make a nursing care plan based on the assessment. S/he knows how to follow and implement the care plan and to do this as a member of a multi-professional team in acute and general practice nursing environments. The student is familiar with contact, distance, network and mobile services available and used in general practice nursing work


Assessment criteria  
Pedagogical arrangements

Lectures, independent studies, individual andco-operative working, virtual and contact learning, simulation, practices, seminar

  • Lewis, L. et al. 2011. Medical-surgical nursing : assessment and management of clinical problems.
  • Tait, al. 2012. Acute and critical care in adult nursing
  • Peate et al. 2012. Acute nursing care: recognising and responding to medical emergencies
  • Harrison, R. & Daly, L. 2011. A nurse's survival guide to acute medical emergencies
  • Garza, D. & Becan-McBride, K. 2015. Phlebotomy handbook. Blood specimen collection from basic to advanced.
  • Ewles, L. & Simnett, I. 2009. Promoting Health. A practical guide.
  • Edelman, C.& Mandle, C. 2010. 7. edition. Health promotion throughout the life span.
  • Abbott, H., Brainthwaite, W. & Ranson, M.2014. Clinical Examination Skills for healthcare professionals.
  • Gavin et al. 2013. Lifestyle wellness coaching.
  • Finnish Center for Evidence Based Health Care, nelliportal) and other evidence based literature, studies and articles

Special characteristics of the acute and general practice nursing and the environment.

Assessment of vital functions and condition of the client/patient

Nursing in different phases of acute and general practice nursing process.

Guidance and support of the acutely ill patient and self management of the patient with chronic illnesses

Clinical laboratory and radiology in acute and general practice nursing.


1. Individual assignment; approved/must be completed

2. Written group work assignment: numeric assessment (0-5).

  • Factors which have influence onnumeric assessment : continuous assessment, quality of the individual assignment and working and commitment to the co-operation in group
  • attendance at lecturesand seminars 80 %, practical sessions and simulations 100%

See assessment criteria in your general curriculum.