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GroupK72D17S/Degree Programme in Nursing (in English) (Kemi)
Study unitK702DL27 Supporting Health and Functional Capacity of Elderly People, 10.00 ECTS credits, 267 h
PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
ImplementationPerustoteutus/19001
UnitTerveysala (Meripuistokatu 26) Kemi
Time of implementationSpring1/2019-2020, Spring2/2019-2020
Responsible teacherTohmola Anniina
Other teachersArolaakso Sari, Meinilä Arja
Status of implementationComing

Description status Ready
  
Language of instruction English
Starting and ending dates01.01.2020 - 20.05.2020
Minimum number of participants  
Maximum number of participants  
Enrolment period01.09.2019 - 30.09.2019
Implementation method
Virtuality 0 ECTS credits
R&D integration 0 ECTS credits
Resit dates of the exam
Koulutuksen aikataulu (www-linkki)
Description language English 
Objectives

Competence goals:

You are familiar with the most common geriatric diseases, evidence-based care recommendations and ethical care methods in gerontological nursing. You can use assessment methods to assess health and functional capacity, implement rehabilitative nursing care and give guidance in matters related to support services. can plan, implement and assess interventions that promote health and functional capacity in the nursing of the elderly. You can apply diverse methods of teaching and guiding, and e-services in elderly nursing. You are able to use wellness technology in gerontological nursing in various operational environments. You are familiar with the fundamentals of palliative care nursing.

Themes and essential content:

Maintaining health and functional capacity , wellness technology

  • Changes related to a person’s ageing, fundamental concepts and changes
  • Elderly people as part of the society
  • Methods of promoting health and functional capacity

Gerontological nursing

  • Special characteristics of gerontological nursing and geriatrics in different operating environments
  • Most common geriatric diseases and conditions
  • Elderly people with disabilities
  • Cooperative and multi-professional activities in various operating environments
  • Palliative nursing
  • End-of-life nursing

Home care

  • Care involvement of the family and friends of patients in home care
  • Case management
  • Rehabilitative nursing and wellness technology
  • End-of-life nursing in different operational environments
 
Assessment criteria

Satisfactory

Good

Very good

You describe the most common geriatric illnesses, care recommendations based on research data and the methods of ethical gerontological nursing.

You utilise nursing recommendations based on researched information and methods of ethical gerontological nursing in the treatment of the most common geriatric conditions.

You assess and compare nursing recommendations based on researched information and methods of ethical gerontological nursing in the treatment of the most common geriatric conditions.

You identify the methods of assessing health and functional capacity and, under guidance, plan, implement and assess interventions related to the promotion of health and functional capacity in the nursing of elderly people.

You utilise methods of assessing health and functional capacity and plan, implement and, under guidance, assess interventions related to the promotion of health and functional capacity in the nursing of elderly people.

You assess and compare methods of assessing health and functional capacity and plan, implement and assess interventions related to the promotion of health and functional capacity in the nursing of elderly people, along with suggesting new solutions.

You describe a variety of teaching and guidance methods in the nursing of elderly people.

You utilise a variety of teaching and guidance methods in the nursing of elderly people.

You assess and compare teaching and guidance methods in the nursing of elderly people.

You describe the principles and methods of promoting health and functional capacity in the various operating environments of nursing.

You utilise the principles and methods of promoting health and functional capacity in the various operating environments of nursing.

You assess the principles and methods of promoting health and functional capacity in the various operating environments of nursing in a multidisciplinary manner.

You determine the principles and methods of palliative care and end-of-life care.

You employ the principles and methods of end-of-life care and, under guidance, utilise the methods of palliative nursing in co-operation with the patient’s family member.

You assess and compare the methods of end-of-life care in co-operation with a multidisciplinary working group.

You apply and justify the use of the methods of palliative nursing.

Fail: The student has not achieved a satisfactory level.

 
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