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GroupK72D15S/Degree Programme in Nursing (in English) (Kemi)
Study unitK702D30 Gynecology and Nursing Care of Women and Families, 6.00 ECTS credits, 160 h
UnitTerveysala (Meripuistokatu 26) Kemi
Time of implementationAutumn1/2017-2018, Autumn2/2017-2018
Responsible teacherKari Helena
Other teachers
Status of implementationFinished

Description status Ready
Language of instruction English
Starting and ending dates01.08.2017 - 31.12.2017
Minimum number of participants  
Maximum number of participants  
Enrolment period15.04.2017 - 30.09.2017
Implementation method
Virtuality 1 ECTS credits
R&D integration 0 ECTS credits
Resit dates of the exam
Koulutuksen aikataulu (www-linkki)
Description language English 

Gynecology and Nursing Care of Women and Families 6 ECTS

Competence Goals:

The student knows how to apply nursing processes in the care of women, pregnant women, families with infants and newborns. S/he can implement sexual and reproductive care by using health promoting methods with patients /clientele consisting of women, men and families. The student can implement nursing care that takes into consideration the special features of women’s health and family nursing. S/he can practice safe medical care.


Assessment criteria  
Pedagogical arrangements

Lectures, group work , independent work, simulations, moodle.

Active participation in class

Exam, Research article in nursing of women.


Oats & Abraham. 2010. Llewellyn-Jones. Fundamentals of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Mosby Elsevier.

Fraser & Cooper (ed.) 2009. Textbook for Midwives. Elsewier.

Smith 2008: Netter´s Obstetrics and Gynecology. Elsewier.

Lewis & Heitkemper & Dirksen & O´Brien & Bucher: Medical Surgical Nursing. Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems. 1323- 1380, 1381-1439

Ihme & Rainto 2014. Naisen terveys. Edita.

Botha & Ryttyläinen -Korhonen 2016 Naisen hoitotyö. Sanoma Pro

Research, JBI etc



* A student gains readiness to act methodically and in goal oriented way in Gynaecological Nursing, maternity nursing and understands the importance of multi professional cooperation.

* She/he recognizes the importance of preventive maternity care to an individual and a family/community.

* A student deepens her/his knowledge about anatomy, physiology and obstetrics and gynaecology. A student trains to promote the health of the family expecting a child.

Sexual and Reproductive health in women´s lifespan

- Special characteristic and principals in Nursing of women

- Preventive health care of family expecting a child

- Childbirth, puerperium, newborn

- Gynaecologigal health problems, preventive and care; for example:

    infectious diseases (sexually transmitted diseases)

    Pelvic inflammatory disease

    Infertility in womens life

    Inkontinens as a health problem

    Gynaecologigal surgery

    Termination of pregnancy

    menopause and aging women

    gynaecologigal cancer

   Medical treatment in Nursing of women


Research article in nursing of women + exam (0-5)

80 % attendance in lectures and 100% in seminars

Active particopation in class