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Group5BHC3/Degree Programme in Nursing (Kemi)
Study unit52ANP19 Nursing of the Elderly and Wellness Technology, 3.00 ECTS credits, 80 h
Health Care of the Elderly
UnitTerveysala (Meripuistokatu 26) Kemi
Time of implementationSpring1/2014-2015
Responsible teacherHeikkinen Eila
Other teachers
Status of implementationFinished

Description status Under modification
Language of instruction English
Starting and ending dates01.01.2015 - 13.03.2015
Minimum number of participants  
Maximum number of participants  
Enrolment period01.09.2014 - 30.09.2014
Implementation method
Virtuality 0 ECTS credits
R&D integration 0 ECTS credits
Resit dates of the exam
Koulutuksen aikataulu (www-linkki)
Description language English 

The students are capable of resource-based and analytical nursing as well as high-quality, multiprofessional, health-promoting and rehabilitating working methods. They examine client/patient care from the perspective of home care and respect their clients´/patients´ right to self-determination in home care. They can provide medical treatment and pharmacotherapy and understand the problems related to the pharmacotherapy of the elderly; in addition, they can prevent these problems. The students motivate and support the elderly to assume more responsibility for the own health and functional ability. The students take care of their own professional development in the professional nurse -client/ patient relationship.

Assessment criteria  
Pedagogical arrangements

Orientative lectures, independent studies of the given material


Fresh literature, currents articles and research reports


Ageing theories. Aging policy and recommendations. Nursing of the Elderly with different needs; special questions and challanges in the nursing of the Elderly in different living environments; use of welfare techology. Pharmocotherapy of the Elderly, Geriatric diseases.

Expertize in Elderly care.


Written exam based on the given matarial. Grading scale 1-5.