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2015-2016                       General Competencies Subject Specific Competencies
Starting time 2015 autumn                       Y1


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate and develop one’s competence and learning style orientation
- is able to retrieve and analyze information and evaluate it critically
- is capable of taking responsibility for collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams
Y2


Ethical competence


- is able to take responsibility for one’s own actions and for the consequences of these actions
- is able to work according to the ethical principles of the subject field
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
- is able to apply the principles of equality
- is able to apply the principles of sustainable development
- is capable of social influencing using one’s know-how and based on ethical values
Y3


Working community competence


- is able to operate as a member of a work community
- is able to operate in communicative and interactive situations in working life
- is able to utilize information and communications technology in one’s subject field
- knows the working life in one’s subject field and is able to create personal contacts in working life and to operate in professional networks
- is capable of decision making in unpredicted situations
- is able to apply the principles of organizational management and leadership in working life and has abilities for supervision tasks
- possesses entrepreneurial skills
Y4


Innovation competence


- is able to conduct research, development and innovation projects applying the existing knowledge and methods of the field
- is able to work in projects
- is capable of creative problem solving and development of working methods
- is able to find customer-oriented, sustainable and profitable solutions
Y5


Internationalization competence


-possesses communicative competence necessary for one’s work and for professional development in the subject field
- is able to operate in a multicultural environment
- takes into account the effects of and opportunities for internationalization development in one’s own field
Y6


Entrepreneurial competence


- Understanding of the interaction involved in the operations in a company and the business environment, and of the concept of entrepreneurship and the entrepreneurial way of working.
- Understanding of the principles associated with a profitable business, and ability to analyse the operations and risks in a business.
Y7


Quality control competence


- Knowledge of the typical field-related quality control systems
- Understanding of quality-control and the requirements of quality-control systems.
sh1


Client-centred professional ethical competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- knows how to encounter clients/families/community members as experts of their lives
- makes use of the client's experiential knowledge in health care and nursing
- sees the client as an active agent during the care
- knows how to assess the clients' resources and supports them in planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care
- encourages families' involvement while respecting the client's opinions and resources
- is capable of professional and therapeutic interaction wih clients and family members of all ages
- understands the meaning of culture in care and is able to encounter clients from various cultures individually
- observes nursing values and ethical principles
- abides with laws on professional conduct and with ethical guidelines; evaluates the implementation of laws and guidelines in nursing
- knows how to work without violating human rights
- knows how to act as a representative of clients and nursing profession in various work groups
- evaluates and develops her/his action and assume responsibility for the consequences of the action
- evaluates her/his competence and development in interaction
- has acquired the professional identity of a nurse
- is able to produce, share and make use of expertise and partnership in multidisciplimary teams and networks
sh2


Management and entrepreneurship


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- is able to manage her/himself and understands the importance of internal entrepreneurship
- knows how to assess a work group's resources and to prioritise duties and responsibilities
- understands the role of management in nursing
- is aware of the basics of entrepreneurship in health services and understands its role in the service provision system
- is able to coordinate a client's total care within the nurse's scope of practice
- understands the meaning of changes in the health services and is able to act in changing circumstances within the nurse's scope of practice
- knows how to act in various changing settings, demonstrating good work community skills
- knows and recognises career options in nursing specialities or administration
sh3


Clinical nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- is able to use various nursing interventions to provide psychosocial support to patients
- has command of essential clinical nursing procedures and diagnostic examinations as part of the patient's total care
- is able to meet nursing needs by nursing interventions and is competent in structured documentation, including uniform classification
- knows how to assess a patient's nursing needs using appropriate clinical and physiological tools and instruments, to prioritise the findings and to enter the findings onto a structured documentation system using uniform classification
- knows the principles of preventing infections and is able to explain why this is important
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate safe pharmacological care for various diseases
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate pharmacological care for various patient groups
- understands the structure, function and regulation of the human body and has knowledge of the background factors
- understands the development mechanisms of diseases and the ensuing changes in the organism
- observes Finnish nutritional guidelines in the prevention and care/nursing of prevailing diseases
- is able to integrate nutritional care and counselling in cooparation with a multidisciplinary network of experts
- knows how to implement nursing care of patients suffering from medical conditions or cancer
- knows how to implement nursing care of patients requiring surgical treatment
- is able to support and promote the wellbeing of families with children
- understands the normal progress and observation of pregnancy, childbirth and puerperium
- is able to support families in their growth to parenthood and in the care of the newborn
- knows how to encounter mental health patients, intoxicant abusers and their families in various settings and how to maintain therapeutic interaction with them, promoting mental health, preventing disorders and focusing on resources
- understands the effect of mental health and use of intoxicants on the wellbeing of individuals and their families
- is able to support clients in acute crisis
- knows how to help aged people achieve and maintain wellbeing, health and ability to function
- is competent in assessing needs for urgent care in patients and families
- is able to support patients and families in need of urgent care
- is able to implement nursing care of terminal or chronically ill patients in a humane manner, alleviating their symptoms and supporting their significant others
- knows how to support the functional capacity and participation of mentally disabled and injured persons
sh4


Evidence-based nursing and decision-making


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- knows how to use nursing scientific knowledge in decision-making
- is able to solve professional problems and conflicts in multi-professional teams
- evaluates her/his competence critically
- is able to assess nursing needs and to plan, implement and evaluate nursing following the decision-making process
- makes active use of scientific knowledge (evidence-based guidelines, reviews) in decision-making in nursing
- is able to contribute to development, innovation and research processes
- is competent in seeking information from common health science databases
- reads and critically evaluates scientific publications
- understands the concept and role of evidence-based practice in health and social services
- undestands and is committed to the nurse's role in evidence-based practice
- knows how to observe and critically evaluate her/his action and prevailing practices
- understands the importance of uniform practices in the care of clients, and acts accordingly
- knows how to evaluate, observe and document the results of uniform practice
sh5


Counselling and teaching competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands the philosophical, ethical and pedagogical background and meaning of counselling and teaching in nursing
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate counselling and teaching in a client and group-oriented manner in cooperation with other experts
- has command of counselling and teaching as a nurse's tool in various contexts
- knows how to use client-oriented teaching and counselling methods, approriate to the situation
- appropriately uses existing teaching and counselling material and is able to produce new material
sh6


Promotion of health and ability to function


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands how decision-making and structures in society are linked with the promotion of health and functional capacity
- understands the economic perspective of health promotion
- understands the principles of health promotion and acts according to the values of health promotion
- observes and evaluates the health and wellbeing of the population, as well as factors linked health and wellbeing from the perspectives of individuals and the community
- makes use of existing knowledge (registers, statistics) of the population's health challenges from the perspectives of individuals and the community
- recognises factors which cause public health problems
- is able to prevent risk factors which impair the client's health, function and ability to work and lead to dysfunction; is capable of early intervention
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate interventions to promote health and functional capacity of individuals, groups and communities while making use of multidisciplinary and multiprofessional networks.
sh7

Quality and safety in social and health services


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands the basics of safety management principles and is aware of her/his responsibility for promoting them in the organization
- understands her/his professional responsibility for ensuring and promoting patient safety
- is able to promote patient safety throughout the patient's nursing process
- is able to counsel patients and families on decision-making concerning care and on the promotion of safety
- through her/his action, demonstrates reponsibility for the quality of nursing care
- is able to prevent and recognise quality deviations throughout the nursing process
- is able to evaluate nursing quality and interventions throughout the nursing process
- understands the importance of data security in the nursing process
- acts in a responsible manner, maintaining data security and data protection
- understands how health and social services are organised, provided, delivered and supervised in Finland
- is aware of and observes important/current health and social policy action programmes
- knows how to counsel clients/patients on the appropriate use of public, private and third sector social and health services to promote their health and wellbeing
- undertands the role of various organizations and service units in the client's care and service pathway
- knows how to use electronic services as part of the patient's/client's total care
- knows how to use social media in nursing, keeping professional and private roles separate
- has command of essential clinical nursing equipment and monitoring devices
- knows how to use patient data systems
  Degree Programme in Nursing (in Finnish), 210 cr                      

   CR                               
Study year --> 1.  2.   3.  4.                                  
  Semester --> A S A S A S A S   Tot.                              
  Yearly load --> 64   63   64   19                                    
Code Stream / Study module 30 34 31 32 32 32 19     210                              
YPO BASIC STUDIES COMMON TO ALL IN SEAMK                   20                              
YPOA Building competence                   10                              
YPO1A2 Study and working life skills 2                 2   x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate and develop one’s competence and learning style orientation
- is able to retrieve and analyze information and evaluate it critically
- is capable of taking responsibility for collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams
                     
YPO2A2 Internationalization Skills   2               2        x                  
YPO3A3 Communication Skills 1 2               3    x  x                      
YPO4A3 ICT Skills 3                 3    x    x                      
YPOB Business and entrepreneurship competence                   5                              
YPO1B3 Business Operations and Entrepreneurship         3         3    x  x    x  x                
YPO2B2 Basics of Business Competence           2       2    x  x  x    x  x              
YPOC Research and project work skills                   5                              
YPO1C2 Introduction to Research and Development     2             2    x  x  x  x                    
YPO2C3 Introduction to Project Work       3           3    x  x  x                    
STPO BASIC STUDIES IN SOCIAL AND HEALTH CARE                   10                              
STPO101 As an Expert in the Social and Health Field   2               2       x


Working community competence


- is able to operate as a member of a work community
- is able to operate in communicative and interactive situations in working life
- is able to utilize information and communications technology in one’s subject field
- knows the working life in one’s subject field and is able to create personal contacts in working life and to operate in professional networks
- is capable of decision making in unpredicted situations
- is able to apply the principles of organizational management and leadership in working life and has abilities for supervision tasks
- possesses entrepreneurial skills
        x


Client-centred professional ethical competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- knows how to encounter clients/families/community members as experts of their lives
- makes use of the client's experiential knowledge in health care and nursing
- sees the client as an active agent during the care
- knows how to assess the clients' resources and supports them in planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care
- encourages families' involvement while respecting the client's opinions and resources
- is capable of professional and therapeutic interaction wih clients and family members of all ages
- understands the meaning of culture in care and is able to encounter clients from various cultures individually
- observes nursing values and ethical principles
- abides with laws on professional conduct and with ethical guidelines; evaluates the implementation of laws and guidelines in nursing
- knows how to work without violating human rights
- knows how to act as a representative of clients and nursing profession in various work groups
- evaluates and develops her/his action and assume responsibility for the consequences of the action
- evaluates her/his competence and development in interaction
- has acquired the professional identity of a nurse
- is able to produce, share and make use of expertise and partnership in multidisciplimary teams and networks
           
STPO201 Basics of Drug Care 2                 2                     x


Clinical nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- is able to use various nursing interventions to provide psychosocial support to patients
- has command of essential clinical nursing procedures and diagnostic examinations as part of the patient's total care
- is able to meet nursing needs by nursing interventions and is competent in structured documentation, including uniform classification
- knows how to assess a patient's nursing needs using appropriate clinical and physiological tools and instruments, to prioritise the findings and to enter the findings onto a structured documentation system using uniform classification
- knows the principles of preventing infections and is able to explain why this is important
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate safe pharmacological care for various diseases
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate pharmacological care for various patient groups
- understands the structure, function and regulation of the human body and has knowledge of the background factors
- understands the development mechanisms of diseases and the ensuing changes in the organism
- observes Finnish nutritional guidelines in the prevention and care/nursing of prevailing diseases
- is able to integrate nutritional care and counselling in cooparation with a multidisciplinary network of experts
- knows how to implement nursing care of patients suffering from medical conditions or cancer
- knows how to implement nursing care of patients requiring surgical treatment
- is able to support and promote the wellbeing of families with children
- understands the normal progress and observation of pregnancy, childbirth and puerperium
- is able to support families in their growth to parenthood and in the care of the newborn
- knows how to encounter mental health patients, intoxicant abusers and their families in various settings and how to maintain therapeutic interaction with them, promoting mental health, preventing disorders and focusing on resources
- understands the effect of mental health and use of intoxicants on the wellbeing of individuals and their families
- is able to support clients in acute crisis
- knows how to help aged people achieve and maintain wellbeing, health and ability to function
- is competent in assessing needs for urgent care in patients and families
- is able to support patients and families in need of urgent care
- is able to implement nursing care of terminal or chronically ill patients in a humane manner, alleviating their symptoms and supporting their significant others
- knows how to support the functional capacity and participation of mentally disabled and injured persons
      x

Quality and safety in social and health services


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands the basics of safety management principles and is aware of her/his responsibility for promoting them in the organization
- understands her/his professional responsibility for ensuring and promoting patient safety
- is able to promote patient safety throughout the patient's nursing process
- is able to counsel patients and families on decision-making concerning care and on the promotion of safety
- through her/his action, demonstrates reponsibility for the quality of nursing care
- is able to prevent and recognise quality deviations throughout the nursing process
- is able to evaluate nursing quality and interventions throughout the nursing process
- understands the importance of data security in the nursing process
- acts in a responsible manner, maintaining data security and data protection
- understands how health and social services are organised, provided, delivered and supervised in Finland
- is aware of and observes important/current health and social policy action programmes
- knows how to counsel clients/patients on the appropriate use of public, private and third sector social and health services to promote their health and wellbeing
- undertands the role of various organizations and service units in the client's care and service pathway
- knows how to use electronic services as part of the patient's/client's total care
- knows how to use social media in nursing, keeping professional and private roles separate
- has command of essential clinical nursing equipment and monitoring devices
- knows how to use patient data systems
SHO5A3 English 3                 3       x


Working community competence


- is able to operate as a member of a work community
- is able to operate in communicative and interactive situations in working life
- is able to utilize information and communications technology in one’s subject field
- knows the working life in one’s subject field and is able to create personal contacts in working life and to operate in professional networks
- is capable of decision making in unpredicted situations
- is able to apply the principles of organizational management and leadership in working life and has abilities for supervision tasks
- possesses entrepreneurial skills
  x


Internationalization competence


-possesses communicative competence necessary for one’s work and for professional development in the subject field
- is able to operate in a multicultural environment
- takes into account the effects of and opportunities for internationalization development in one’s own field
                 
SHO6A3 Swedish       3           3       x


Working community competence


- is able to operate as a member of a work community
- is able to operate in communicative and interactive situations in working life
- is able to utilize information and communications technology in one’s subject field
- knows the working life in one’s subject field and is able to create personal contacts in working life and to operate in professional networks
- is capable of decision making in unpredicted situations
- is able to apply the principles of organizational management and leadership in working life and has abilities for supervision tasks
- possesses entrepreneurial skills
  x


Internationalization competence


-possesses communicative competence necessary for one’s work and for professional development in the subject field
- is able to operate in a multicultural environment
- takes into account the effects of and opportunities for internationalization development in one’s own field
                 
SHO BASIC STUDIES IN THE DEGREE PROGRAMME IN NURSING                   175                              
SHOA Client-centred Professional Competence                   6                              
SHO1A1 Nurse's Professional and Career Development 1     1             1   x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate and develop one’s competence and learning style orientation
- is able to retrieve and analyze information and evaluate it critically
- is capable of taking responsibility for collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams
x


Ethical competence


- is able to take responsibility for one’s own actions and for the consequences of these actions
- is able to work according to the ethical principles of the subject field
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
- is able to apply the principles of equality
- is able to apply the principles of sustainable development
- is capable of social influencing using one’s know-how and based on ethical values
x


Working community competence


- is able to operate as a member of a work community
- is able to operate in communicative and interactive situations in working life
- is able to utilize information and communications technology in one’s subject field
- knows the working life in one’s subject field and is able to create personal contacts in working life and to operate in professional networks
- is capable of decision making in unpredicted situations
- is able to apply the principles of organizational management and leadership in working life and has abilities for supervision tasks
- possesses entrepreneurial skills
x


Innovation competence


- is able to conduct research, development and innovation projects applying the existing knowledge and methods of the field
- is able to work in projects
- is capable of creative problem solving and development of working methods
- is able to find customer-oriented, sustainable and profitable solutions
x


Internationalization competence


-possesses communicative competence necessary for one’s work and for professional development in the subject field
- is able to operate in a multicultural environment
- takes into account the effects of and opportunities for internationalization development in one’s own field
    x


Client-centred professional ethical competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- knows how to encounter clients/families/community members as experts of their lives
- makes use of the client's experiential knowledge in health care and nursing
- sees the client as an active agent during the care
- knows how to assess the clients' resources and supports them in planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care
- encourages families' involvement while respecting the client's opinions and resources
- is capable of professional and therapeutic interaction wih clients and family members of all ages
- understands the meaning of culture in care and is able to encounter clients from various cultures individually
- observes nursing values and ethical principles
- abides with laws on professional conduct and with ethical guidelines; evaluates the implementation of laws and guidelines in nursing
- knows how to work without violating human rights
- knows how to act as a representative of clients and nursing profession in various work groups
- evaluates and develops her/his action and assume responsibility for the consequences of the action
- evaluates her/his competence and development in interaction
- has acquired the professional identity of a nurse
- is able to produce, share and make use of expertise and partnership in multidisciplimary teams and networks
           
SHO2A1 The Nurse's Professional and Career Development 2             1     1   x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate and develop one’s competence and learning style orientation
- is able to retrieve and analyze information and evaluate it critically
- is capable of taking responsibility for collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams
x


Ethical competence


- is able to take responsibility for one’s own actions and for the consequences of these actions
- is able to work according to the ethical principles of the subject field
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
- is able to apply the principles of equality
- is able to apply the principles of sustainable development
- is capable of social influencing using one’s know-how and based on ethical values
x


Working community competence


- is able to operate as a member of a work community
- is able to operate in communicative and interactive situations in working life
- is able to utilize information and communications technology in one’s subject field
- knows the working life in one’s subject field and is able to create personal contacts in working life and to operate in professional networks
- is capable of decision making in unpredicted situations
- is able to apply the principles of organizational management and leadership in working life and has abilities for supervision tasks
- possesses entrepreneurial skills
x


Innovation competence


- is able to conduct research, development and innovation projects applying the existing knowledge and methods of the field
- is able to work in projects
- is capable of creative problem solving and development of working methods
- is able to find customer-oriented, sustainable and profitable solutions
x


Internationalization competence


-possesses communicative competence necessary for one’s work and for professional development in the subject field
- is able to operate in a multicultural environment
- takes into account the effects of and opportunities for internationalization development in one’s own field
    x


Client-centred professional ethical competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- knows how to encounter clients/families/community members as experts of their lives
- makes use of the client's experiential knowledge in health care and nursing
- sees the client as an active agent during the care
- knows how to assess the clients' resources and supports them in planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care
- encourages families' involvement while respecting the client's opinions and resources
- is capable of professional and therapeutic interaction wih clients and family members of all ages
- understands the meaning of culture in care and is able to encounter clients from various cultures individually
- observes nursing values and ethical principles
- abides with laws on professional conduct and with ethical guidelines; evaluates the implementation of laws and guidelines in nursing
- knows how to work without violating human rights
- knows how to act as a representative of clients and nursing profession in various work groups
- evaluates and develops her/his action and assume responsibility for the consequences of the action
- evaluates her/his competence and development in interaction
- has acquired the professional identity of a nurse
- is able to produce, share and make use of expertise and partnership in multidisciplimary teams and networks
           
SHO3A2 Professional Interaction and Cooperation 2                 2       x


Working community competence


- is able to operate as a member of a work community
- is able to operate in communicative and interactive situations in working life
- is able to utilize information and communications technology in one’s subject field
- knows the working life in one’s subject field and is able to create personal contacts in working life and to operate in professional networks
- is capable of decision making in unpredicted situations
- is able to apply the principles of organizational management and leadership in working life and has abilities for supervision tasks
- possesses entrepreneurial skills
        x


Client-centred professional ethical competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- knows how to encounter clients/families/community members as experts of their lives
- makes use of the client's experiential knowledge in health care and nursing
- sees the client as an active agent during the care
- knows how to assess the clients' resources and supports them in planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care
- encourages families' involvement while respecting the client's opinions and resources
- is capable of professional and therapeutic interaction wih clients and family members of all ages
- understands the meaning of culture in care and is able to encounter clients from various cultures individually
- observes nursing values and ethical principles
- abides with laws on professional conduct and with ethical guidelines; evaluates the implementation of laws and guidelines in nursing
- knows how to work without violating human rights
- knows how to act as a representative of clients and nursing profession in various work groups
- evaluates and develops her/his action and assume responsibility for the consequences of the action
- evaluates her/his competence and development in interaction
- has acquired the professional identity of a nurse
- is able to produce, share and make use of expertise and partnership in multidisciplimary teams and networks
           
SHO4A2 Ethicality in Nursing 2                 2     x


Ethical competence


- is able to take responsibility for one’s own actions and for the consequences of these actions
- is able to work according to the ethical principles of the subject field
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
- is able to apply the principles of equality
- is able to apply the principles of sustainable development
- is capable of social influencing using one’s know-how and based on ethical values
          x


Client-centred professional ethical competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- knows how to encounter clients/families/community members as experts of their lives
- makes use of the client's experiential knowledge in health care and nursing
- sees the client as an active agent during the care
- knows how to assess the clients' resources and supports them in planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care
- encourages families' involvement while respecting the client's opinions and resources
- is capable of professional and therapeutic interaction wih clients and family members of all ages
- understands the meaning of culture in care and is able to encounter clients from various cultures individually
- observes nursing values and ethical principles
- abides with laws on professional conduct and with ethical guidelines; evaluates the implementation of laws and guidelines in nursing
- knows how to work without violating human rights
- knows how to act as a representative of clients and nursing profession in various work groups
- evaluates and develops her/his action and assume responsibility for the consequences of the action
- evaluates her/his competence and development in interaction
- has acquired the professional identity of a nurse
- is able to produce, share and make use of expertise and partnership in multidisciplimary teams and networks
           
SHOB Evidence-Based Nursing and Decision-Making                   23                              
SHO1B3 Evidence-Based Nursing   3               3         x


Innovation competence


- is able to conduct research, development and innovation projects applying the existing knowledge and methods of the field
- is able to work in projects
- is capable of creative problem solving and development of working methods
- is able to find customer-oriented, sustainable and profitable solutions
            x


Evidence-based nursing and decision-making


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- knows how to use nursing scientific knowledge in decision-making
- is able to solve professional problems and conflicts in multi-professional teams
- evaluates her/his competence critically
- is able to assess nursing needs and to plan, implement and evaluate nursing following the decision-making process
- makes active use of scientific knowledge (evidence-based guidelines, reviews) in decision-making in nursing
- is able to contribute to development, innovation and research processes
- is competent in seeking information from common health science databases
- reads and critically evaluates scientific publications
- understands the concept and role of evidence-based practice in health and social services
- undestands and is committed to the nurse's role in evidence-based practice
- knows how to observe and critically evaluate her/his action and prevailing practices
- understands the importance of uniform practices in the care of clients, and acts accordingly
- knows how to evaluate, observe and document the results of uniform practice
x


Counselling and teaching competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands the philosophical, ethical and pedagogical background and meaning of counselling and teaching in nursing
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate counselling and teaching in a client and group-oriented manner in cooperation with other experts
- has command of counselling and teaching as a nurse's tool in various contexts
- knows how to use client-oriented teaching and counselling methods, approriate to the situation
- appropriately uses existing teaching and counselling material and is able to produce new material
   
SHO2B1 Knowledge Acquisition 1 1                 1   x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate and develop one’s competence and learning style orientation
- is able to retrieve and analyze information and evaluate it critically
- is capable of taking responsibility for collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams
    x


Innovation competence


- is able to conduct research, development and innovation projects applying the existing knowledge and methods of the field
- is able to work in projects
- is capable of creative problem solving and development of working methods
- is able to find customer-oriented, sustainable and profitable solutions
            x


Evidence-based nursing and decision-making


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- knows how to use nursing scientific knowledge in decision-making
- is able to solve professional problems and conflicts in multi-professional teams
- evaluates her/his competence critically
- is able to assess nursing needs and to plan, implement and evaluate nursing following the decision-making process
- makes active use of scientific knowledge (evidence-based guidelines, reviews) in decision-making in nursing
- is able to contribute to development, innovation and research processes
- is competent in seeking information from common health science databases
- reads and critically evaluates scientific publications
- understands the concept and role of evidence-based practice in health and social services
- undestands and is committed to the nurse's role in evidence-based practice
- knows how to observe and critically evaluate her/his action and prevailing practices
- understands the importance of uniform practices in the care of clients, and acts accordingly
- knows how to evaluate, observe and document the results of uniform practice
     
SHO3B1 Knowledge Acquisition 2       1           1   x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate and develop one’s competence and learning style orientation
- is able to retrieve and analyze information and evaluate it critically
- is capable of taking responsibility for collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams
    x


Innovation competence


- is able to conduct research, development and innovation projects applying the existing knowledge and methods of the field
- is able to work in projects
- is capable of creative problem solving and development of working methods
- is able to find customer-oriented, sustainable and profitable solutions
            x


Evidence-based nursing and decision-making


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- knows how to use nursing scientific knowledge in decision-making
- is able to solve professional problems and conflicts in multi-professional teams
- evaluates her/his competence critically
- is able to assess nursing needs and to plan, implement and evaluate nursing following the decision-making process
- makes active use of scientific knowledge (evidence-based guidelines, reviews) in decision-making in nursing
- is able to contribute to development, innovation and research processes
- is competent in seeking information from common health science databases
- reads and critically evaluates scientific publications
- understands the concept and role of evidence-based practice in health and social services
- undestands and is committed to the nurse's role in evidence-based practice
- knows how to observe and critically evaluate her/his action and prevailing practices
- understands the importance of uniform practices in the care of clients, and acts accordingly
- knows how to evaluate, observe and document the results of uniform practice
     
SHO4B3 Research and Development Methods       3           3   x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate and develop one’s competence and learning style orientation
- is able to retrieve and analyze information and evaluate it critically
- is capable of taking responsibility for collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams
    x


Innovation competence


- is able to conduct research, development and innovation projects applying the existing knowledge and methods of the field
- is able to work in projects
- is capable of creative problem solving and development of working methods
- is able to find customer-oriented, sustainable and profitable solutions
            x


Evidence-based nursing and decision-making


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- knows how to use nursing scientific knowledge in decision-making
- is able to solve professional problems and conflicts in multi-professional teams
- evaluates her/his competence critically
- is able to assess nursing needs and to plan, implement and evaluate nursing following the decision-making process
- makes active use of scientific knowledge (evidence-based guidelines, reviews) in decision-making in nursing
- is able to contribute to development, innovation and research processes
- is competent in seeking information from common health science databases
- reads and critically evaluates scientific publications
- understands the concept and role of evidence-based practice in health and social services
- undestands and is committed to the nurse's role in evidence-based practice
- knows how to observe and critically evaluate her/his action and prevailing practices
- understands the importance of uniform practices in the care of clients, and acts accordingly
- knows how to evaluate, observe and document the results of uniform practice
     
SHO5B5 Bachelor's Thesis Plan       5           5     x


Ethical competence


- is able to take responsibility for one’s own actions and for the consequences of these actions
- is able to work according to the ethical principles of the subject field
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
- is able to apply the principles of equality
- is able to apply the principles of sustainable development
- is capable of social influencing using one’s know-how and based on ethical values
  x


Innovation competence


- is able to conduct research, development and innovation projects applying the existing knowledge and methods of the field
- is able to work in projects
- is capable of creative problem solving and development of working methods
- is able to find customer-oriented, sustainable and profitable solutions
            x


Evidence-based nursing and decision-making


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- knows how to use nursing scientific knowledge in decision-making
- is able to solve professional problems and conflicts in multi-professional teams
- evaluates her/his competence critically
- is able to assess nursing needs and to plan, implement and evaluate nursing following the decision-making process
- makes active use of scientific knowledge (evidence-based guidelines, reviews) in decision-making in nursing
- is able to contribute to development, innovation and research processes
- is competent in seeking information from common health science databases
- reads and critically evaluates scientific publications
- understands the concept and role of evidence-based practice in health and social services
- undestands and is committed to the nurse's role in evidence-based practice
- knows how to observe and critically evaluate her/his action and prevailing practices
- understands the importance of uniform practices in the care of clients, and acts accordingly
- knows how to evaluate, observe and document the results of uniform practice
     
SHO6B5 Bachelor's Thesis Implementation         5         5     x


Ethical competence


- is able to take responsibility for one’s own actions and for the consequences of these actions
- is able to work according to the ethical principles of the subject field
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
- is able to apply the principles of equality
- is able to apply the principles of sustainable development
- is capable of social influencing using one’s know-how and based on ethical values
  x


Innovation competence


- is able to conduct research, development and innovation projects applying the existing knowledge and methods of the field
- is able to work in projects
- is capable of creative problem solving and development of working methods
- is able to find customer-oriented, sustainable and profitable solutions
            x


Evidence-based nursing and decision-making


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- knows how to use nursing scientific knowledge in decision-making
- is able to solve professional problems and conflicts in multi-professional teams
- evaluates her/his competence critically
- is able to assess nursing needs and to plan, implement and evaluate nursing following the decision-making process
- makes active use of scientific knowledge (evidence-based guidelines, reviews) in decision-making in nursing
- is able to contribute to development, innovation and research processes
- is competent in seeking information from common health science databases
- reads and critically evaluates scientific publications
- understands the concept and role of evidence-based practice in health and social services
- undestands and is committed to the nurse's role in evidence-based practice
- knows how to observe and critically evaluate her/his action and prevailing practices
- understands the importance of uniform practices in the care of clients, and acts accordingly
- knows how to evaluate, observe and document the results of uniform practice
     
SHO7B5 Bachelor's Thesis Presentation           5       5     x


Ethical competence


- is able to take responsibility for one’s own actions and for the consequences of these actions
- is able to work according to the ethical principles of the subject field
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
- is able to apply the principles of equality
- is able to apply the principles of sustainable development
- is capable of social influencing using one’s know-how and based on ethical values
  x


Innovation competence


- is able to conduct research, development and innovation projects applying the existing knowledge and methods of the field
- is able to work in projects
- is capable of creative problem solving and development of working methods
- is able to find customer-oriented, sustainable and profitable solutions
            x


Evidence-based nursing and decision-making


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- knows how to use nursing scientific knowledge in decision-making
- is able to solve professional problems and conflicts in multi-professional teams
- evaluates her/his competence critically
- is able to assess nursing needs and to plan, implement and evaluate nursing following the decision-making process
- makes active use of scientific knowledge (evidence-based guidelines, reviews) in decision-making in nursing
- is able to contribute to development, innovation and research processes
- is competent in seeking information from common health science databases
- reads and critically evaluates scientific publications
- understands the concept and role of evidence-based practice in health and social services
- undestands and is committed to the nurse's role in evidence-based practice
- knows how to observe and critically evaluate her/his action and prevailing practices
- understands the importance of uniform practices in the care of clients, and acts accordingly
- knows how to evaluate, observe and document the results of uniform practice
     
SHOC Client and Population-Based Health Promotion                   9                              
SHO1C5 Health-Promoting Nursing 5                 5                 x


Client-centred professional ethical competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- knows how to encounter clients/families/community members as experts of their lives
- makes use of the client's experiential knowledge in health care and nursing
- sees the client as an active agent during the care
- knows how to assess the clients' resources and supports them in planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care
- encourages families' involvement while respecting the client's opinions and resources
- is capable of professional and therapeutic interaction wih clients and family members of all ages
- understands the meaning of culture in care and is able to encounter clients from various cultures individually
- observes nursing values and ethical principles
- abides with laws on professional conduct and with ethical guidelines; evaluates the implementation of laws and guidelines in nursing
- knows how to work without violating human rights
- knows how to act as a representative of clients and nursing profession in various work groups
- evaluates and develops her/his action and assume responsibility for the consequences of the action
- evaluates her/his competence and development in interaction
- has acquired the professional identity of a nurse
- is able to produce, share and make use of expertise and partnership in multidisciplimary teams and networks
        x


Promotion of health and ability to function


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands how decision-making and structures in society are linked with the promotion of health and functional capacity
- understands the economic perspective of health promotion
- understands the principles of health promotion and acts according to the values of health promotion
- observes and evaluates the health and wellbeing of the population, as well as factors linked health and wellbeing from the perspectives of individuals and the community
- makes use of existing knowledge (registers, statistics) of the population's health challenges from the perspectives of individuals and the community
- recognises factors which cause public health problems
- is able to prevent risk factors which impair the client's health, function and ability to work and lead to dysfunction; is capable of early intervention
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate interventions to promote health and functional capacity of individuals, groups and communities while making use of multidisciplinary and multiprofessional networks.
 
SHO2C2 National and Global Health 2                 2           x


Internationalization competence


-possesses communicative competence necessary for one’s work and for professional development in the subject field
- is able to operate in a multicultural environment
- takes into account the effects of and opportunities for internationalization development in one’s own field
              x


Promotion of health and ability to function


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands how decision-making and structures in society are linked with the promotion of health and functional capacity
- understands the economic perspective of health promotion
- understands the principles of health promotion and acts according to the values of health promotion
- observes and evaluates the health and wellbeing of the population, as well as factors linked health and wellbeing from the perspectives of individuals and the community
- makes use of existing knowledge (registers, statistics) of the population's health challenges from the perspectives of individuals and the community
- recognises factors which cause public health problems
- is able to prevent risk factors which impair the client's health, function and ability to work and lead to dysfunction; is capable of early intervention
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate interventions to promote health and functional capacity of individuals, groups and communities while making use of multidisciplinary and multiprofessional networks.
x

Quality and safety in social and health services


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands the basics of safety management principles and is aware of her/his responsibility for promoting them in the organization
- understands her/his professional responsibility for ensuring and promoting patient safety
- is able to promote patient safety throughout the patient's nursing process
- is able to counsel patients and families on decision-making concerning care and on the promotion of safety
- through her/his action, demonstrates reponsibility for the quality of nursing care
- is able to prevent and recognise quality deviations throughout the nursing process
- is able to evaluate nursing quality and interventions throughout the nursing process
- understands the importance of data security in the nursing process
- acts in a responsible manner, maintaining data security and data protection
- understands how health and social services are organised, provided, delivered and supervised in Finland
- is aware of and observes important/current health and social policy action programmes
- knows how to counsel clients/patients on the appropriate use of public, private and third sector social and health services to promote their health and wellbeing
- undertands the role of various organizations and service units in the client's care and service pathway
- knows how to use electronic services as part of the patient's/client's total care
- knows how to use social media in nursing, keeping professional and private roles separate
- has command of essential clinical nursing equipment and monitoring devices
- knows how to use patient data systems
SHO3C2 Counselling Patients and Families     2             2                 x


Client-centred professional ethical competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- knows how to encounter clients/families/community members as experts of their lives
- makes use of the client's experiential knowledge in health care and nursing
- sees the client as an active agent during the care
- knows how to assess the clients' resources and supports them in planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care
- encourages families' involvement while respecting the client's opinions and resources
- is capable of professional and therapeutic interaction wih clients and family members of all ages
- understands the meaning of culture in care and is able to encounter clients from various cultures individually
- observes nursing values and ethical principles
- abides with laws on professional conduct and with ethical guidelines; evaluates the implementation of laws and guidelines in nursing
- knows how to work without violating human rights
- knows how to act as a representative of clients and nursing profession in various work groups
- evaluates and develops her/his action and assume responsibility for the consequences of the action
- evaluates her/his competence and development in interaction
- has acquired the professional identity of a nurse
- is able to produce, share and make use of expertise and partnership in multidisciplimary teams and networks
      x


Counselling and teaching competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands the philosophical, ethical and pedagogical background and meaning of counselling and teaching in nursing
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate counselling and teaching in a client and group-oriented manner in cooperation with other experts
- has command of counselling and teaching as a nurse's tool in various contexts
- knows how to use client-oriented teaching and counselling methods, approriate to the situation
- appropriately uses existing teaching and counselling material and is able to produce new material
x


Promotion of health and ability to function


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands how decision-making and structures in society are linked with the promotion of health and functional capacity
- understands the economic perspective of health promotion
- understands the principles of health promotion and acts according to the values of health promotion
- observes and evaluates the health and wellbeing of the population, as well as factors linked health and wellbeing from the perspectives of individuals and the community
- makes use of existing knowledge (registers, statistics) of the population's health challenges from the perspectives of individuals and the community
- recognises factors which cause public health problems
- is able to prevent risk factors which impair the client's health, function and ability to work and lead to dysfunction; is capable of early intervention
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate interventions to promote health and functional capacity of individuals, groups and communities while making use of multidisciplinary and multiprofessional networks.
 
SHOD Quality and Safety in Social and Health Services                   9                              
SHO1D1 The Social and Health Service Provision System 1                 1       x


Working community competence


- is able to operate as a member of a work community
- is able to operate in communicative and interactive situations in working life
- is able to utilize information and communications technology in one’s subject field
- knows the working life in one’s subject field and is able to create personal contacts in working life and to operate in professional networks
- is capable of decision making in unpredicted situations
- is able to apply the principles of organizational management and leadership in working life and has abilities for supervision tasks
- possesses entrepreneurial skills
          x


Management and entrepreneurship


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- is able to manage her/himself and understands the importance of internal entrepreneurship
- knows how to assess a work group's resources and to prioritise duties and responsibilities
- understands the role of management in nursing
- is aware of the basics of entrepreneurship in health services and understands its role in the service provision system
- is able to coordinate a client's total care within the nurse's scope of practice
- understands the meaning of changes in the health services and is able to act in changing circumstances within the nurse's scope of practice
- knows how to act in various changing settings, demonstrating good work community skills
- knows and recognises career options in nursing specialities or administration
        x

Quality and safety in social and health services


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands the basics of safety management principles and is aware of her/his responsibility for promoting them in the organization
- understands her/his professional responsibility for ensuring and promoting patient safety
- is able to promote patient safety throughout the patient's nursing process
- is able to counsel patients and families on decision-making concerning care and on the promotion of safety
- through her/his action, demonstrates reponsibility for the quality of nursing care
- is able to prevent and recognise quality deviations throughout the nursing process
- is able to evaluate nursing quality and interventions throughout the nursing process
- understands the importance of data security in the nursing process
- acts in a responsible manner, maintaining data security and data protection
- understands how health and social services are organised, provided, delivered and supervised in Finland
- is aware of and observes important/current health and social policy action programmes
- knows how to counsel clients/patients on the appropriate use of public, private and third sector social and health services to promote their health and wellbeing
- undertands the role of various organizations and service units in the client's care and service pathway
- knows how to use electronic services as part of the patient's/client's total care
- knows how to use social media in nursing, keeping professional and private roles separate
- has command of essential clinical nursing equipment and monitoring devices
- knows how to use patient data systems
SHO2D3 The Nurse's Societal Competence   3               3       x


Working community competence


- is able to operate as a member of a work community
- is able to operate in communicative and interactive situations in working life
- is able to utilize information and communications technology in one’s subject field
- knows the working life in one’s subject field and is able to create personal contacts in working life and to operate in professional networks
- is capable of decision making in unpredicted situations
- is able to apply the principles of organizational management and leadership in working life and has abilities for supervision tasks
- possesses entrepreneurial skills
  x


Internationalization competence


-possesses communicative competence necessary for one’s work and for professional development in the subject field
- is able to operate in a multicultural environment
- takes into account the effects of and opportunities for internationalization development in one’s own field
      x


Management and entrepreneurship


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- is able to manage her/himself and understands the importance of internal entrepreneurship
- knows how to assess a work group's resources and to prioritise duties and responsibilities
- understands the role of management in nursing
- is aware of the basics of entrepreneurship in health services and understands its role in the service provision system
- is able to coordinate a client's total care within the nurse's scope of practice
- understands the meaning of changes in the health services and is able to act in changing circumstances within the nurse's scope of practice
- knows how to act in various changing settings, demonstrating good work community skills
- knows and recognises career options in nursing specialities or administration
        x

Quality and safety in social and health services


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands the basics of safety management principles and is aware of her/his responsibility for promoting them in the organization
- understands her/his professional responsibility for ensuring and promoting patient safety
- is able to promote patient safety throughout the patient's nursing process
- is able to counsel patients and families on decision-making concerning care and on the promotion of safety
- through her/his action, demonstrates reponsibility for the quality of nursing care
- is able to prevent and recognise quality deviations throughout the nursing process
- is able to evaluate nursing quality and interventions throughout the nursing process
- understands the importance of data security in the nursing process
- acts in a responsible manner, maintaining data security and data protection
- understands how health and social services are organised, provided, delivered and supervised in Finland
- is aware of and observes important/current health and social policy action programmes
- knows how to counsel clients/patients on the appropriate use of public, private and third sector social and health services to promote their health and wellbeing
- undertands the role of various organizations and service units in the client's care and service pathway
- knows how to use electronic services as part of the patient's/client's total care
- knows how to use social media in nursing, keeping professional and private roles separate
- has command of essential clinical nursing equipment and monitoring devices
- knows how to use patient data systems
SHO3D3 Management and Quality Assurance in Social and Health Services         3         3       x


Working community competence


- is able to operate as a member of a work community
- is able to operate in communicative and interactive situations in working life
- is able to utilize information and communications technology in one’s subject field
- knows the working life in one’s subject field and is able to create personal contacts in working life and to operate in professional networks
- is capable of decision making in unpredicted situations
- is able to apply the principles of organizational management and leadership in working life and has abilities for supervision tasks
- possesses entrepreneurial skills
          x


Management and entrepreneurship


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- is able to manage her/himself and understands the importance of internal entrepreneurship
- knows how to assess a work group's resources and to prioritise duties and responsibilities
- understands the role of management in nursing
- is aware of the basics of entrepreneurship in health services and understands its role in the service provision system
- is able to coordinate a client's total care within the nurse's scope of practice
- understands the meaning of changes in the health services and is able to act in changing circumstances within the nurse's scope of practice
- knows how to act in various changing settings, demonstrating good work community skills
- knows and recognises career options in nursing specialities or administration
        x

Quality and safety in social and health services


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands the basics of safety management principles and is aware of her/his responsibility for promoting them in the organization
- understands her/his professional responsibility for ensuring and promoting patient safety
- is able to promote patient safety throughout the patient's nursing process
- is able to counsel patients and families on decision-making concerning care and on the promotion of safety
- through her/his action, demonstrates reponsibility for the quality of nursing care
- is able to prevent and recognise quality deviations throughout the nursing process
- is able to evaluate nursing quality and interventions throughout the nursing process
- understands the importance of data security in the nursing process
- acts in a responsible manner, maintaining data security and data protection
- understands how health and social services are organised, provided, delivered and supervised in Finland
- is aware of and observes important/current health and social policy action programmes
- knows how to counsel clients/patients on the appropriate use of public, private and third sector social and health services to promote their health and wellbeing
- undertands the role of various organizations and service units in the client's care and service pathway
- knows how to use electronic services as part of the patient's/client's total care
- knows how to use social media in nursing, keeping professional and private roles separate
- has command of essential clinical nursing equipment and monitoring devices
- knows how to use patient data systems
SHO4D2 eHealth in Social and Health Services           2       2       x


Working community competence


- is able to operate as a member of a work community
- is able to operate in communicative and interactive situations in working life
- is able to utilize information and communications technology in one’s subject field
- knows the working life in one’s subject field and is able to create personal contacts in working life and to operate in professional networks
- is capable of decision making in unpredicted situations
- is able to apply the principles of organizational management and leadership in working life and has abilities for supervision tasks
- possesses entrepreneurial skills
          x


Management and entrepreneurship


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- is able to manage her/himself and understands the importance of internal entrepreneurship
- knows how to assess a work group's resources and to prioritise duties and responsibilities
- understands the role of management in nursing
- is aware of the basics of entrepreneurship in health services and understands its role in the service provision system
- is able to coordinate a client's total care within the nurse's scope of practice
- understands the meaning of changes in the health services and is able to act in changing circumstances within the nurse's scope of practice
- knows how to act in various changing settings, demonstrating good work community skills
- knows and recognises career options in nursing specialities or administration
        x

Quality and safety in social and health services


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands the basics of safety management principles and is aware of her/his responsibility for promoting them in the organization
- understands her/his professional responsibility for ensuring and promoting patient safety
- is able to promote patient safety throughout the patient's nursing process
- is able to counsel patients and families on decision-making concerning care and on the promotion of safety
- through her/his action, demonstrates reponsibility for the quality of nursing care
- is able to prevent and recognise quality deviations throughout the nursing process
- is able to evaluate nursing quality and interventions throughout the nursing process
- understands the importance of data security in the nursing process
- acts in a responsible manner, maintaining data security and data protection
- understands how health and social services are organised, provided, delivered and supervised in Finland
- is aware of and observes important/current health and social policy action programmes
- knows how to counsel clients/patients on the appropriate use of public, private and third sector social and health services to promote their health and wellbeing
- undertands the role of various organizations and service units in the client's care and service pathway
- knows how to use electronic services as part of the patient's/client's total care
- knows how to use social media in nursing, keeping professional and private roles separate
- has command of essential clinical nursing equipment and monitoring devices
- knows how to use patient data systems
SHOE Safe Drug and Fluid Care                   8                              
SHO1E3 Drug Care and Calculations   3               3                     x


Clinical nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- is able to use various nursing interventions to provide psychosocial support to patients
- has command of essential clinical nursing procedures and diagnostic examinations as part of the patient's total care
- is able to meet nursing needs by nursing interventions and is competent in structured documentation, including uniform classification
- knows how to assess a patient's nursing needs using appropriate clinical and physiological tools and instruments, to prioritise the findings and to enter the findings onto a structured documentation system using uniform classification
- knows the principles of preventing infections and is able to explain why this is important
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate safe pharmacological care for various diseases
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate pharmacological care for various patient groups
- understands the structure, function and regulation of the human body and has knowledge of the background factors
- understands the development mechanisms of diseases and the ensuing changes in the organism
- observes Finnish nutritional guidelines in the prevention and care/nursing of prevailing diseases
- is able to integrate nutritional care and counselling in cooparation with a multidisciplinary network of experts
- knows how to implement nursing care of patients suffering from medical conditions or cancer
- knows how to implement nursing care of patients requiring surgical treatment
- is able to support and promote the wellbeing of families with children
- understands the normal progress and observation of pregnancy, childbirth and puerperium
- is able to support families in their growth to parenthood and in the care of the newborn
- knows how to encounter mental health patients, intoxicant abusers and their families in various settings and how to maintain therapeutic interaction with them, promoting mental health, preventing disorders and focusing on resources
- understands the effect of mental health and use of intoxicants on the wellbeing of individuals and their families
- is able to support clients in acute crisis
- knows how to help aged people achieve and maintain wellbeing, health and ability to function
- is competent in assessing needs for urgent care in patients and families
- is able to support patients and families in need of urgent care
- is able to implement nursing care of terminal or chronically ill patients in a humane manner, alleviating their symptoms and supporting their significant others
- knows how to support the functional capacity and participation of mentally disabled and injured persons
  x


Counselling and teaching competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands the philosophical, ethical and pedagogical background and meaning of counselling and teaching in nursing
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate counselling and teaching in a client and group-oriented manner in cooperation with other experts
- has command of counselling and teaching as a nurse's tool in various contexts
- knows how to use client-oriented teaching and counselling methods, approriate to the situation
- appropriately uses existing teaching and counselling material and is able to produce new material
  x

Quality and safety in social and health services


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands the basics of safety management principles and is aware of her/his responsibility for promoting them in the organization
- understands her/his professional responsibility for ensuring and promoting patient safety
- is able to promote patient safety throughout the patient's nursing process
- is able to counsel patients and families on decision-making concerning care and on the promotion of safety
- through her/his action, demonstrates reponsibility for the quality of nursing care
- is able to prevent and recognise quality deviations throughout the nursing process
- is able to evaluate nursing quality and interventions throughout the nursing process
- understands the importance of data security in the nursing process
- acts in a responsible manner, maintaining data security and data protection
- understands how health and social services are organised, provided, delivered and supervised in Finland
- is aware of and observes important/current health and social policy action programmes
- knows how to counsel clients/patients on the appropriate use of public, private and third sector social and health services to promote their health and wellbeing
- undertands the role of various organizations and service units in the client's care and service pathway
- knows how to use electronic services as part of the patient's/client's total care
- knows how to use social media in nursing, keeping professional and private roles separate
- has command of essential clinical nursing equipment and monitoring devices
- knows how to use patient data systems
SHO2E2 Drug and Fluid Care     2             2                     x


Clinical nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- is able to use various nursing interventions to provide psychosocial support to patients
- has command of essential clinical nursing procedures and diagnostic examinations as part of the patient's total care
- is able to meet nursing needs by nursing interventions and is competent in structured documentation, including uniform classification
- knows how to assess a patient's nursing needs using appropriate clinical and physiological tools and instruments, to prioritise the findings and to enter the findings onto a structured documentation system using uniform classification
- knows the principles of preventing infections and is able to explain why this is important
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate safe pharmacological care for various diseases
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate pharmacological care for various patient groups
- understands the structure, function and regulation of the human body and has knowledge of the background factors
- understands the development mechanisms of diseases and the ensuing changes in the organism
- observes Finnish nutritional guidelines in the prevention and care/nursing of prevailing diseases
- is able to integrate nutritional care and counselling in cooparation with a multidisciplinary network of experts
- knows how to implement nursing care of patients suffering from medical conditions or cancer
- knows how to implement nursing care of patients requiring surgical treatment
- is able to support and promote the wellbeing of families with children
- understands the normal progress and observation of pregnancy, childbirth and puerperium
- is able to support families in their growth to parenthood and in the care of the newborn
- knows how to encounter mental health patients, intoxicant abusers and their families in various settings and how to maintain therapeutic interaction with them, promoting mental health, preventing disorders and focusing on resources
- understands the effect of mental health and use of intoxicants on the wellbeing of individuals and their families
- is able to support clients in acute crisis
- knows how to help aged people achieve and maintain wellbeing, health and ability to function
- is competent in assessing needs for urgent care in patients and families
- is able to support patients and families in need of urgent care
- is able to implement nursing care of terminal or chronically ill patients in a humane manner, alleviating their symptoms and supporting their significant others
- knows how to support the functional capacity and participation of mentally disabled and injured persons
  x


Counselling and teaching competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands the philosophical, ethical and pedagogical background and meaning of counselling and teaching in nursing
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate counselling and teaching in a client and group-oriented manner in cooperation with other experts
- has command of counselling and teaching as a nurse's tool in various contexts
- knows how to use client-oriented teaching and counselling methods, approriate to the situation
- appropriately uses existing teaching and counselling material and is able to produce new material
  x

Quality and safety in social and health services


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands the basics of safety management principles and is aware of her/his responsibility for promoting them in the organization
- understands her/his professional responsibility for ensuring and promoting patient safety
- is able to promote patient safety throughout the patient's nursing process
- is able to counsel patients and families on decision-making concerning care and on the promotion of safety
- through her/his action, demonstrates reponsibility for the quality of nursing care
- is able to prevent and recognise quality deviations throughout the nursing process
- is able to evaluate nursing quality and interventions throughout the nursing process
- understands the importance of data security in the nursing process
- acts in a responsible manner, maintaining data security and data protection
- understands how health and social services are organised, provided, delivered and supervised in Finland
- is aware of and observes important/current health and social policy action programmes
- knows how to counsel clients/patients on the appropriate use of public, private and third sector social and health services to promote their health and wellbeing
- undertands the role of various organizations and service units in the client's care and service pathway
- knows how to use electronic services as part of the patient's/client's total care
- knows how to use social media in nursing, keeping professional and private roles separate
- has command of essential clinical nursing equipment and monitoring devices
- knows how to use patient data systems
SHO3E3 Pharmacology     3             3                     x


Clinical nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- is able to use various nursing interventions to provide psychosocial support to patients
- has command of essential clinical nursing procedures and diagnostic examinations as part of the patient's total care
- is able to meet nursing needs by nursing interventions and is competent in structured documentation, including uniform classification
- knows how to assess a patient's nursing needs using appropriate clinical and physiological tools and instruments, to prioritise the findings and to enter the findings onto a structured documentation system using uniform classification
- knows the principles of preventing infections and is able to explain why this is important
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate safe pharmacological care for various diseases
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate pharmacological care for various patient groups
- understands the structure, function and regulation of the human body and has knowledge of the background factors
- understands the development mechanisms of diseases and the ensuing changes in the organism
- observes Finnish nutritional guidelines in the prevention and care/nursing of prevailing diseases
- is able to integrate nutritional care and counselling in cooparation with a multidisciplinary network of experts
- knows how to implement nursing care of patients suffering from medical conditions or cancer
- knows how to implement nursing care of patients requiring surgical treatment
- is able to support and promote the wellbeing of families with children
- understands the normal progress and observation of pregnancy, childbirth and puerperium
- is able to support families in their growth to parenthood and in the care of the newborn
- knows how to encounter mental health patients, intoxicant abusers and their families in various settings and how to maintain therapeutic interaction with them, promoting mental health, preventing disorders and focusing on resources
- understands the effect of mental health and use of intoxicants on the wellbeing of individuals and their families
- is able to support clients in acute crisis
- knows how to help aged people achieve and maintain wellbeing, health and ability to function
- is competent in assessing needs for urgent care in patients and families
- is able to support patients and families in need of urgent care
- is able to implement nursing care of terminal or chronically ill patients in a humane manner, alleviating their symptoms and supporting their significant others
- knows how to support the functional capacity and participation of mentally disabled and injured persons
  x


Counselling and teaching competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands the philosophical, ethical and pedagogical background and meaning of counselling and teaching in nursing
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate counselling and teaching in a client and group-oriented manner in cooperation with other experts
- has command of counselling and teaching as a nurse's tool in various contexts
- knows how to use client-oriented teaching and counselling methods, approriate to the situation
- appropriately uses existing teaching and counselling material and is able to produce new material
  x

Quality and safety in social and health services


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands the basics of safety management principles and is aware of her/his responsibility for promoting them in the organization
- understands her/his professional responsibility for ensuring and promoting patient safety
- is able to promote patient safety throughout the patient's nursing process
- is able to counsel patients and families on decision-making concerning care and on the promotion of safety
- through her/his action, demonstrates reponsibility for the quality of nursing care
- is able to prevent and recognise quality deviations throughout the nursing process
- is able to evaluate nursing quality and interventions throughout the nursing process
- understands the importance of data security in the nursing process
- acts in a responsible manner, maintaining data security and data protection
- understands how health and social services are organised, provided, delivered and supervised in Finland
- is aware of and observes important/current health and social policy action programmes
- knows how to counsel clients/patients on the appropriate use of public, private and third sector social and health services to promote their health and wellbeing
- undertands the role of various organizations and service units in the client's care and service pathway
- knows how to use electronic services as part of the patient's/client's total care
- knows how to use social media in nursing, keeping professional and private roles separate
- has command of essential clinical nursing equipment and monitoring devices
- knows how to use patient data systems
SHOF Client-Centred Clinical Competence                   37                              
SHO1F3 Basics of Clinical Nursing 1 3                 3                     x


Clinical nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- is able to use various nursing interventions to provide psychosocial support to patients
- has command of essential clinical nursing procedures and diagnostic examinations as part of the patient's total care
- is able to meet nursing needs by nursing interventions and is competent in structured documentation, including uniform classification
- knows how to assess a patient's nursing needs using appropriate clinical and physiological tools and instruments, to prioritise the findings and to enter the findings onto a structured documentation system using uniform classification
- knows the principles of preventing infections and is able to explain why this is important
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate safe pharmacological care for various diseases
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate pharmacological care for various patient groups
- understands the structure, function and regulation of the human body and has knowledge of the background factors
- understands the development mechanisms of diseases and the ensuing changes in the organism
- observes Finnish nutritional guidelines in the prevention and care/nursing of prevailing diseases
- is able to integrate nutritional care and counselling in cooparation with a multidisciplinary network of experts
- knows how to implement nursing care of patients suffering from medical conditions or cancer
- knows how to implement nursing care of patients requiring surgical treatment
- is able to support and promote the wellbeing of families with children
- understands the normal progress and observation of pregnancy, childbirth and puerperium
- is able to support families in their growth to parenthood and in the care of the newborn
- knows how to encounter mental health patients, intoxicant abusers and their families in various settings and how to maintain therapeutic interaction with them, promoting mental health, preventing disorders and focusing on resources
- understands the effect of mental health and use of intoxicants on the wellbeing of individuals and their families
- is able to support clients in acute crisis
- knows how to help aged people achieve and maintain wellbeing, health and ability to function
- is competent in assessing needs for urgent care in patients and families
- is able to support patients and families in need of urgent care
- is able to implement nursing care of terminal or chronically ill patients in a humane manner, alleviating their symptoms and supporting their significant others
- knows how to support the functional capacity and participation of mentally disabled and injured persons
       
SHO2F8 Basics of Clinical Nursing 2   8               8                 x


Client-centred professional ethical competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- knows how to encounter clients/families/community members as experts of their lives
- makes use of the client's experiential knowledge in health care and nursing
- sees the client as an active agent during the care
- knows how to assess the clients' resources and supports them in planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care
- encourages families' involvement while respecting the client's opinions and resources
- is capable of professional and therapeutic interaction wih clients and family members of all ages
- understands the meaning of culture in care and is able to encounter clients from various cultures individually
- observes nursing values and ethical principles
- abides with laws on professional conduct and with ethical guidelines; evaluates the implementation of laws and guidelines in nursing
- knows how to work without violating human rights
- knows how to act as a representative of clients and nursing profession in various work groups
- evaluates and develops her/his action and assume responsibility for the consequences of the action
- evaluates her/his competence and development in interaction
- has acquired the professional identity of a nurse
- is able to produce, share and make use of expertise and partnership in multidisciplimary teams and networks
  x


Clinical nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- is able to use various nursing interventions to provide psychosocial support to patients
- has command of essential clinical nursing procedures and diagnostic examinations as part of the patient's total care
- is able to meet nursing needs by nursing interventions and is competent in structured documentation, including uniform classification
- knows how to assess a patient's nursing needs using appropriate clinical and physiological tools and instruments, to prioritise the findings and to enter the findings onto a structured documentation system using uniform classification
- knows the principles of preventing infections and is able to explain why this is important
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate safe pharmacological care for various diseases
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate pharmacological care for various patient groups
- understands the structure, function and regulation of the human body and has knowledge of the background factors
- understands the development mechanisms of diseases and the ensuing changes in the organism
- observes Finnish nutritional guidelines in the prevention and care/nursing of prevailing diseases
- is able to integrate nutritional care and counselling in cooparation with a multidisciplinary network of experts
- knows how to implement nursing care of patients suffering from medical conditions or cancer
- knows how to implement nursing care of patients requiring surgical treatment
- is able to support and promote the wellbeing of families with children
- understands the normal progress and observation of pregnancy, childbirth and puerperium
- is able to support families in their growth to parenthood and in the care of the newborn
- knows how to encounter mental health patients, intoxicant abusers and their families in various settings and how to maintain therapeutic interaction with them, promoting mental health, preventing disorders and focusing on resources
- understands the effect of mental health and use of intoxicants on the wellbeing of individuals and their families
- is able to support clients in acute crisis
- knows how to help aged people achieve and maintain wellbeing, health and ability to function
- is competent in assessing needs for urgent care in patients and families
- is able to support patients and families in need of urgent care
- is able to implement nursing care of terminal or chronically ill patients in a humane manner, alleviating their symptoms and supporting their significant others
- knows how to support the functional capacity and participation of mentally disabled and injured persons
x


Evidence-based nursing and decision-making


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- knows how to use nursing scientific knowledge in decision-making
- is able to solve professional problems and conflicts in multi-professional teams
- evaluates her/his competence critically
- is able to assess nursing needs and to plan, implement and evaluate nursing following the decision-making process
- makes active use of scientific knowledge (evidence-based guidelines, reviews) in decision-making in nursing
- is able to contribute to development, innovation and research processes
- is competent in seeking information from common health science databases
- reads and critically evaluates scientific publications
- understands the concept and role of evidence-based practice in health and social services
- undestands and is committed to the nurse's role in evidence-based practice
- knows how to observe and critically evaluate her/his action and prevailing practices
- understands the importance of uniform practices in the care of clients, and acts accordingly
- knows how to evaluate, observe and document the results of uniform practice
  x


Promotion of health and ability to function


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands how decision-making and structures in society are linked with the promotion of health and functional capacity
- understands the economic perspective of health promotion
- understands the principles of health promotion and acts according to the values of health promotion
- observes and evaluates the health and wellbeing of the population, as well as factors linked health and wellbeing from the perspectives of individuals and the community
- makes use of existing knowledge (registers, statistics) of the population's health challenges from the perspectives of individuals and the community
- recognises factors which cause public health problems
- is able to prevent risk factors which impair the client's health, function and ability to work and lead to dysfunction; is capable of early intervention
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate interventions to promote health and functional capacity of individuals, groups and communities while making use of multidisciplinary and multiprofessional networks.
 
SHO3F6 Clinical Nursing 1     6             6                 x


Client-centred professional ethical competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- knows how to encounter clients/families/community members as experts of their lives
- makes use of the client's experiential knowledge in health care and nursing
- sees the client as an active agent during the care
- knows how to assess the clients' resources and supports them in planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care
- encourages families' involvement while respecting the client's opinions and resources
- is capable of professional and therapeutic interaction wih clients and family members of all ages
- understands the meaning of culture in care and is able to encounter clients from various cultures individually
- observes nursing values and ethical principles
- abides with laws on professional conduct and with ethical guidelines; evaluates the implementation of laws and guidelines in nursing
- knows how to work without violating human rights
- knows how to act as a representative of clients and nursing profession in various work groups
- evaluates and develops her/his action and assume responsibility for the consequences of the action
- evaluates her/his competence and development in interaction
- has acquired the professional identity of a nurse
- is able to produce, share and make use of expertise and partnership in multidisciplimary teams and networks
  x


Clinical nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- is able to use various nursing interventions to provide psychosocial support to patients
- has command of essential clinical nursing procedures and diagnostic examinations as part of the patient's total care
- is able to meet nursing needs by nursing interventions and is competent in structured documentation, including uniform classification
- knows how to assess a patient's nursing needs using appropriate clinical and physiological tools and instruments, to prioritise the findings and to enter the findings onto a structured documentation system using uniform classification
- knows the principles of preventing infections and is able to explain why this is important
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate safe pharmacological care for various diseases
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate pharmacological care for various patient groups
- understands the structure, function and regulation of the human body and has knowledge of the background factors
- understands the development mechanisms of diseases and the ensuing changes in the organism
- observes Finnish nutritional guidelines in the prevention and care/nursing of prevailing diseases
- is able to integrate nutritional care and counselling in cooparation with a multidisciplinary network of experts
- knows how to implement nursing care of patients suffering from medical conditions or cancer
- knows how to implement nursing care of patients requiring surgical treatment
- is able to support and promote the wellbeing of families with children
- understands the normal progress and observation of pregnancy, childbirth and puerperium
- is able to support families in their growth to parenthood and in the care of the newborn
- knows how to encounter mental health patients, intoxicant abusers and their families in various settings and how to maintain therapeutic interaction with them, promoting mental health, preventing disorders and focusing on resources
- understands the effect of mental health and use of intoxicants on the wellbeing of individuals and their families
- is able to support clients in acute crisis
- knows how to help aged people achieve and maintain wellbeing, health and ability to function
- is competent in assessing needs for urgent care in patients and families
- is able to support patients and families in need of urgent care
- is able to implement nursing care of terminal or chronically ill patients in a humane manner, alleviating their symptoms and supporting their significant others
- knows how to support the functional capacity and participation of mentally disabled and injured persons
x


Evidence-based nursing and decision-making


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- knows how to use nursing scientific knowledge in decision-making
- is able to solve professional problems and conflicts in multi-professional teams
- evaluates her/his competence critically
- is able to assess nursing needs and to plan, implement and evaluate nursing following the decision-making process
- makes active use of scientific knowledge (evidence-based guidelines, reviews) in decision-making in nursing
- is able to contribute to development, innovation and research processes
- is competent in seeking information from common health science databases
- reads and critically evaluates scientific publications
- understands the concept and role of evidence-based practice in health and social services
- undestands and is committed to the nurse's role in evidence-based practice
- knows how to observe and critically evaluate her/his action and prevailing practices
- understands the importance of uniform practices in the care of clients, and acts accordingly
- knows how to evaluate, observe and document the results of uniform practice
x


Counselling and teaching competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands the philosophical, ethical and pedagogical background and meaning of counselling and teaching in nursing
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate counselling and teaching in a client and group-oriented manner in cooperation with other experts
- has command of counselling and teaching as a nurse's tool in various contexts
- knows how to use client-oriented teaching and counselling methods, approriate to the situation
- appropriately uses existing teaching and counselling material and is able to produce new material
x


Promotion of health and ability to function


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands how decision-making and structures in society are linked with the promotion of health and functional capacity
- understands the economic perspective of health promotion
- understands the principles of health promotion and acts according to the values of health promotion
- observes and evaluates the health and wellbeing of the population, as well as factors linked health and wellbeing from the perspectives of individuals and the community
- makes use of existing knowledge (registers, statistics) of the population's health challenges from the perspectives of individuals and the community
- recognises factors which cause public health problems
- is able to prevent risk factors which impair the client's health, function and ability to work and lead to dysfunction; is capable of early intervention
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate interventions to promote health and functional capacity of individuals, groups and communities while making use of multidisciplinary and multiprofessional networks.
 
SHO4F6 Clinical Nursing 2       6           6                 x


Client-centred professional ethical competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- knows how to encounter clients/families/community members as experts of their lives
- makes use of the client's experiential knowledge in health care and nursing
- sees the client as an active agent during the care
- knows how to assess the clients' resources and supports them in planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care
- encourages families' involvement while respecting the client's opinions and resources
- is capable of professional and therapeutic interaction wih clients and family members of all ages
- understands the meaning of culture in care and is able to encounter clients from various cultures individually
- observes nursing values and ethical principles
- abides with laws on professional conduct and with ethical guidelines; evaluates the implementation of laws and guidelines in nursing
- knows how to work without violating human rights
- knows how to act as a representative of clients and nursing profession in various work groups
- evaluates and develops her/his action and assume responsibility for the consequences of the action
- evaluates her/his competence and development in interaction
- has acquired the professional identity of a nurse
- is able to produce, share and make use of expertise and partnership in multidisciplimary teams and networks
  x


Clinical nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- is able to use various nursing interventions to provide psychosocial support to patients
- has command of essential clinical nursing procedures and diagnostic examinations as part of the patient's total care
- is able to meet nursing needs by nursing interventions and is competent in structured documentation, including uniform classification
- knows how to assess a patient's nursing needs using appropriate clinical and physiological tools and instruments, to prioritise the findings and to enter the findings onto a structured documentation system using uniform classification
- knows the principles of preventing infections and is able to explain why this is important
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate safe pharmacological care for various diseases
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate pharmacological care for various patient groups
- understands the structure, function and regulation of the human body and has knowledge of the background factors
- understands the development mechanisms of diseases and the ensuing changes in the organism
- observes Finnish nutritional guidelines in the prevention and care/nursing of prevailing diseases
- is able to integrate nutritional care and counselling in cooparation with a multidisciplinary network of experts
- knows how to implement nursing care of patients suffering from medical conditions or cancer
- knows how to implement nursing care of patients requiring surgical treatment
- is able to support and promote the wellbeing of families with children
- understands the normal progress and observation of pregnancy, childbirth and puerperium
- is able to support families in their growth to parenthood and in the care of the newborn
- knows how to encounter mental health patients, intoxicant abusers and their families in various settings and how to maintain therapeutic interaction with them, promoting mental health, preventing disorders and focusing on resources
- understands the effect of mental health and use of intoxicants on the wellbeing of individuals and their families
- is able to support clients in acute crisis
- knows how to help aged people achieve and maintain wellbeing, health and ability to function
- is competent in assessing needs for urgent care in patients and families
- is able to support patients and families in need of urgent care
- is able to implement nursing care of terminal or chronically ill patients in a humane manner, alleviating their symptoms and supporting their significant others
- knows how to support the functional capacity and participation of mentally disabled and injured persons
x


Evidence-based nursing and decision-making


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- knows how to use nursing scientific knowledge in decision-making
- is able to solve professional problems and conflicts in multi-professional teams
- evaluates her/his competence critically
- is able to assess nursing needs and to plan, implement and evaluate nursing following the decision-making process
- makes active use of scientific knowledge (evidence-based guidelines, reviews) in decision-making in nursing
- is able to contribute to development, innovation and research processes
- is competent in seeking information from common health science databases
- reads and critically evaluates scientific publications
- understands the concept and role of evidence-based practice in health and social services
- undestands and is committed to the nurse's role in evidence-based practice
- knows how to observe and critically evaluate her/his action and prevailing practices
- understands the importance of uniform practices in the care of clients, and acts accordingly
- knows how to evaluate, observe and document the results of uniform practice
x


Counselling and teaching competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands the philosophical, ethical and pedagogical background and meaning of counselling and teaching in nursing
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate counselling and teaching in a client and group-oriented manner in cooperation with other experts
- has command of counselling and teaching as a nurse's tool in various contexts
- knows how to use client-oriented teaching and counselling methods, approriate to the situation
- appropriately uses existing teaching and counselling material and is able to produce new material
x


Promotion of health and ability to function


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands how decision-making and structures in society are linked with the promotion of health and functional capacity
- understands the economic perspective of health promotion
- understands the principles of health promotion and acts according to the values of health promotion
- observes and evaluates the health and wellbeing of the population, as well as factors linked health and wellbeing from the perspectives of individuals and the community
- makes use of existing knowledge (registers, statistics) of the population's health challenges from the perspectives of individuals and the community
- recognises factors which cause public health problems
- is able to prevent risk factors which impair the client's health, function and ability to work and lead to dysfunction; is capable of early intervention
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate interventions to promote health and functional capacity of individuals, groups and communities while making use of multidisciplinary and multiprofessional networks.
 
SHO5F4 Mental Health Nursing and Nursing in Drug Abuse         4         4                 x


Client-centred professional ethical competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- knows how to encounter clients/families/community members as experts of their lives
- makes use of the client's experiential knowledge in health care and nursing
- sees the client as an active agent during the care
- knows how to assess the clients' resources and supports them in planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care
- encourages families' involvement while respecting the client's opinions and resources
- is capable of professional and therapeutic interaction wih clients and family members of all ages
- understands the meaning of culture in care and is able to encounter clients from various cultures individually
- observes nursing values and ethical principles
- abides with laws on professional conduct and with ethical guidelines; evaluates the implementation of laws and guidelines in nursing
- knows how to work without violating human rights
- knows how to act as a representative of clients and nursing profession in various work groups
- evaluates and develops her/his action and assume responsibility for the consequences of the action
- evaluates her/his competence and development in interaction
- has acquired the professional identity of a nurse
- is able to produce, share and make use of expertise and partnership in multidisciplimary teams and networks
  x


Clinical nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- is able to use various nursing interventions to provide psychosocial support to patients
- has command of essential clinical nursing procedures and diagnostic examinations as part of the patient's total care
- is able to meet nursing needs by nursing interventions and is competent in structured documentation, including uniform classification
- knows how to assess a patient's nursing needs using appropriate clinical and physiological tools and instruments, to prioritise the findings and to enter the findings onto a structured documentation system using uniform classification
- knows the principles of preventing infections and is able to explain why this is important
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate safe pharmacological care for various diseases
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate pharmacological care for various patient groups
- understands the structure, function and regulation of the human body and has knowledge of the background factors
- understands the development mechanisms of diseases and the ensuing changes in the organism
- observes Finnish nutritional guidelines in the prevention and care/nursing of prevailing diseases
- is able to integrate nutritional care and counselling in cooparation with a multidisciplinary network of experts
- knows how to implement nursing care of patients suffering from medical conditions or cancer
- knows how to implement nursing care of patients requiring surgical treatment
- is able to support and promote the wellbeing of families with children
- understands the normal progress and observation of pregnancy, childbirth and puerperium
- is able to support families in their growth to parenthood and in the care of the newborn
- knows how to encounter mental health patients, intoxicant abusers and their families in various settings and how to maintain therapeutic interaction with them, promoting mental health, preventing disorders and focusing on resources
- understands the effect of mental health and use of intoxicants on the wellbeing of individuals and their families
- is able to support clients in acute crisis
- knows how to help aged people achieve and maintain wellbeing, health and ability to function
- is competent in assessing needs for urgent care in patients and families
- is able to support patients and families in need of urgent care
- is able to implement nursing care of terminal or chronically ill patients in a humane manner, alleviating their symptoms and supporting their significant others
- knows how to support the functional capacity and participation of mentally disabled and injured persons
x


Evidence-based nursing and decision-making


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- knows how to use nursing scientific knowledge in decision-making
- is able to solve professional problems and conflicts in multi-professional teams
- evaluates her/his competence critically
- is able to assess nursing needs and to plan, implement and evaluate nursing following the decision-making process
- makes active use of scientific knowledge (evidence-based guidelines, reviews) in decision-making in nursing
- is able to contribute to development, innovation and research processes
- is competent in seeking information from common health science databases
- reads and critically evaluates scientific publications
- understands the concept and role of evidence-based practice in health and social services
- undestands and is committed to the nurse's role in evidence-based practice
- knows how to observe and critically evaluate her/his action and prevailing practices
- understands the importance of uniform practices in the care of clients, and acts accordingly
- knows how to evaluate, observe and document the results of uniform practice
x


Counselling and teaching competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands the philosophical, ethical and pedagogical background and meaning of counselling and teaching in nursing
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate counselling and teaching in a client and group-oriented manner in cooperation with other experts
- has command of counselling and teaching as a nurse's tool in various contexts
- knows how to use client-oriented teaching and counselling methods, approriate to the situation
- appropriately uses existing teaching and counselling material and is able to produce new material
x


Promotion of health and ability to function


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands how decision-making and structures in society are linked with the promotion of health and functional capacity
- understands the economic perspective of health promotion
- understands the principles of health promotion and acts according to the values of health promotion
- observes and evaluates the health and wellbeing of the population, as well as factors linked health and wellbeing from the perspectives of individuals and the community
- makes use of existing knowledge (registers, statistics) of the population's health challenges from the perspectives of individuals and the community
- recognises factors which cause public health problems
- is able to prevent risk factors which impair the client's health, function and ability to work and lead to dysfunction; is capable of early intervention
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate interventions to promote health and functional capacity of individuals, groups and communities while making use of multidisciplinary and multiprofessional networks.
 
SHO6F2 Gerontological Nursing     2             2                 x


Client-centred professional ethical competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- knows how to encounter clients/families/community members as experts of their lives
- makes use of the client's experiential knowledge in health care and nursing
- sees the client as an active agent during the care
- knows how to assess the clients' resources and supports them in planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care
- encourages families' involvement while respecting the client's opinions and resources
- is capable of professional and therapeutic interaction wih clients and family members of all ages
- understands the meaning of culture in care and is able to encounter clients from various cultures individually
- observes nursing values and ethical principles
- abides with laws on professional conduct and with ethical guidelines; evaluates the implementation of laws and guidelines in nursing
- knows how to work without violating human rights
- knows how to act as a representative of clients and nursing profession in various work groups
- evaluates and develops her/his action and assume responsibility for the consequences of the action
- evaluates her/his competence and development in interaction
- has acquired the professional identity of a nurse
- is able to produce, share and make use of expertise and partnership in multidisciplimary teams and networks
  x


Clinical nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- is able to use various nursing interventions to provide psychosocial support to patients
- has command of essential clinical nursing procedures and diagnostic examinations as part of the patient's total care
- is able to meet nursing needs by nursing interventions and is competent in structured documentation, including uniform classification
- knows how to assess a patient's nursing needs using appropriate clinical and physiological tools and instruments, to prioritise the findings and to enter the findings onto a structured documentation system using uniform classification
- knows the principles of preventing infections and is able to explain why this is important
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate safe pharmacological care for various diseases
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate pharmacological care for various patient groups
- understands the structure, function and regulation of the human body and has knowledge of the background factors
- understands the development mechanisms of diseases and the ensuing changes in the organism
- observes Finnish nutritional guidelines in the prevention and care/nursing of prevailing diseases
- is able to integrate nutritional care and counselling in cooparation with a multidisciplinary network of experts
- knows how to implement nursing care of patients suffering from medical conditions or cancer
- knows how to implement nursing care of patients requiring surgical treatment
- is able to support and promote the wellbeing of families with children
- understands the normal progress and observation of pregnancy, childbirth and puerperium
- is able to support families in their growth to parenthood and in the care of the newborn
- knows how to encounter mental health patients, intoxicant abusers and their families in various settings and how to maintain therapeutic interaction with them, promoting mental health, preventing disorders and focusing on resources
- understands the effect of mental health and use of intoxicants on the wellbeing of individuals and their families
- is able to support clients in acute crisis
- knows how to help aged people achieve and maintain wellbeing, health and ability to function
- is competent in assessing needs for urgent care in patients and families
- is able to support patients and families in need of urgent care
- is able to implement nursing care of terminal or chronically ill patients in a humane manner, alleviating their symptoms and supporting their significant others
- knows how to support the functional capacity and participation of mentally disabled and injured persons
x


Evidence-based nursing and decision-making


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- knows how to use nursing scientific knowledge in decision-making
- is able to solve professional problems and conflicts in multi-professional teams
- evaluates her/his competence critically
- is able to assess nursing needs and to plan, implement and evaluate nursing following the decision-making process
- makes active use of scientific knowledge (evidence-based guidelines, reviews) in decision-making in nursing
- is able to contribute to development, innovation and research processes
- is competent in seeking information from common health science databases
- reads and critically evaluates scientific publications
- understands the concept and role of evidence-based practice in health and social services
- undestands and is committed to the nurse's role in evidence-based practice
- knows how to observe and critically evaluate her/his action and prevailing practices
- understands the importance of uniform practices in the care of clients, and acts accordingly
- knows how to evaluate, observe and document the results of uniform practice
x


Counselling and teaching competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands the philosophical, ethical and pedagogical background and meaning of counselling and teaching in nursing
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate counselling and teaching in a client and group-oriented manner in cooperation with other experts
- has command of counselling and teaching as a nurse's tool in various contexts
- knows how to use client-oriented teaching and counselling methods, approriate to the situation
- appropriately uses existing teaching and counselling material and is able to produce new material
x


Promotion of health and ability to function


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands how decision-making and structures in society are linked with the promotion of health and functional capacity
- understands the economic perspective of health promotion
- understands the principles of health promotion and acts according to the values of health promotion
- observes and evaluates the health and wellbeing of the population, as well as factors linked health and wellbeing from the perspectives of individuals and the community
- makes use of existing knowledge (registers, statistics) of the population's health challenges from the perspectives of individuals and the community
- recognises factors which cause public health problems
- is able to prevent risk factors which impair the client's health, function and ability to work and lead to dysfunction; is capable of early intervention
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate interventions to promote health and functional capacity of individuals, groups and communities while making use of multidisciplinary and multiprofessional networks.
 
SHO7F4 Maternity Health and Pediatric Nursing           4       4                 x


Client-centred professional ethical competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- knows how to encounter clients/families/community members as experts of their lives
- makes use of the client's experiential knowledge in health care and nursing
- sees the client as an active agent during the care
- knows how to assess the clients' resources and supports them in planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care
- encourages families' involvement while respecting the client's opinions and resources
- is capable of professional and therapeutic interaction wih clients and family members of all ages
- understands the meaning of culture in care and is able to encounter clients from various cultures individually
- observes nursing values and ethical principles
- abides with laws on professional conduct and with ethical guidelines; evaluates the implementation of laws and guidelines in nursing
- knows how to work without violating human rights
- knows how to act as a representative of clients and nursing profession in various work groups
- evaluates and develops her/his action and assume responsibility for the consequences of the action
- evaluates her/his competence and development in interaction
- has acquired the professional identity of a nurse
- is able to produce, share and make use of expertise and partnership in multidisciplimary teams and networks
  x


Clinical nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- is able to use various nursing interventions to provide psychosocial support to patients
- has command of essential clinical nursing procedures and diagnostic examinations as part of the patient's total care
- is able to meet nursing needs by nursing interventions and is competent in structured documentation, including uniform classification
- knows how to assess a patient's nursing needs using appropriate clinical and physiological tools and instruments, to prioritise the findings and to enter the findings onto a structured documentation system using uniform classification
- knows the principles of preventing infections and is able to explain why this is important
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate safe pharmacological care for various diseases
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate pharmacological care for various patient groups
- understands the structure, function and regulation of the human body and has knowledge of the background factors
- understands the development mechanisms of diseases and the ensuing changes in the organism
- observes Finnish nutritional guidelines in the prevention and care/nursing of prevailing diseases
- is able to integrate nutritional care and counselling in cooparation with a multidisciplinary network of experts
- knows how to implement nursing care of patients suffering from medical conditions or cancer
- knows how to implement nursing care of patients requiring surgical treatment
- is able to support and promote the wellbeing of families with children
- understands the normal progress and observation of pregnancy, childbirth and puerperium
- is able to support families in their growth to parenthood and in the care of the newborn
- knows how to encounter mental health patients, intoxicant abusers and their families in various settings and how to maintain therapeutic interaction with them, promoting mental health, preventing disorders and focusing on resources
- understands the effect of mental health and use of intoxicants on the wellbeing of individuals and their families
- is able to support clients in acute crisis
- knows how to help aged people achieve and maintain wellbeing, health and ability to function
- is competent in assessing needs for urgent care in patients and families
- is able to support patients and families in need of urgent care
- is able to implement nursing care of terminal or chronically ill patients in a humane manner, alleviating their symptoms and supporting their significant others
- knows how to support the functional capacity and participation of mentally disabled and injured persons
x


Evidence-based nursing and decision-making


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- knows how to use nursing scientific knowledge in decision-making
- is able to solve professional problems and conflicts in multi-professional teams
- evaluates her/his competence critically
- is able to assess nursing needs and to plan, implement and evaluate nursing following the decision-making process
- makes active use of scientific knowledge (evidence-based guidelines, reviews) in decision-making in nursing
- is able to contribute to development, innovation and research processes
- is competent in seeking information from common health science databases
- reads and critically evaluates scientific publications
- understands the concept and role of evidence-based practice in health and social services
- undestands and is committed to the nurse's role in evidence-based practice
- knows how to observe and critically evaluate her/his action and prevailing practices
- understands the importance of uniform practices in the care of clients, and acts accordingly
- knows how to evaluate, observe and document the results of uniform practice
x


Counselling and teaching competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands the philosophical, ethical and pedagogical background and meaning of counselling and teaching in nursing
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate counselling and teaching in a client and group-oriented manner in cooperation with other experts
- has command of counselling and teaching as a nurse's tool in various contexts
- knows how to use client-oriented teaching and counselling methods, approriate to the situation
- appropriately uses existing teaching and counselling material and is able to produce new material
x


Promotion of health and ability to function


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands how decision-making and structures in society are linked with the promotion of health and functional capacity
- understands the economic perspective of health promotion
- understands the principles of health promotion and acts according to the values of health promotion
- observes and evaluates the health and wellbeing of the population, as well as factors linked health and wellbeing from the perspectives of individuals and the community
- makes use of existing knowledge (registers, statistics) of the population's health challenges from the perspectives of individuals and the community
- recognises factors which cause public health problems
- is able to prevent risk factors which impair the client's health, function and ability to work and lead to dysfunction; is capable of early intervention
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate interventions to promote health and functional capacity of individuals, groups and communities while making use of multidisciplinary and multiprofessional networks.
 
SHO8F2 Practice and Outpatient Nursing         2         2                 x


Client-centred professional ethical competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- knows how to encounter clients/families/community members as experts of their lives
- makes use of the client's experiential knowledge in health care and nursing
- sees the client as an active agent during the care
- knows how to assess the clients' resources and supports them in planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care
- encourages families' involvement while respecting the client's opinions and resources
- is capable of professional and therapeutic interaction wih clients and family members of all ages
- understands the meaning of culture in care and is able to encounter clients from various cultures individually
- observes nursing values and ethical principles
- abides with laws on professional conduct and with ethical guidelines; evaluates the implementation of laws and guidelines in nursing
- knows how to work without violating human rights
- knows how to act as a representative of clients and nursing profession in various work groups
- evaluates and develops her/his action and assume responsibility for the consequences of the action
- evaluates her/his competence and development in interaction
- has acquired the professional identity of a nurse
- is able to produce, share and make use of expertise and partnership in multidisciplimary teams and networks
  x


Clinical nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- is able to use various nursing interventions to provide psychosocial support to patients
- has command of essential clinical nursing procedures and diagnostic examinations as part of the patient's total care
- is able to meet nursing needs by nursing interventions and is competent in structured documentation, including uniform classification
- knows how to assess a patient's nursing needs using appropriate clinical and physiological tools and instruments, to prioritise the findings and to enter the findings onto a structured documentation system using uniform classification
- knows the principles of preventing infections and is able to explain why this is important
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate safe pharmacological care for various diseases
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate pharmacological care for various patient groups
- understands the structure, function and regulation of the human body and has knowledge of the background factors
- understands the development mechanisms of diseases and the ensuing changes in the organism
- observes Finnish nutritional guidelines in the prevention and care/nursing of prevailing diseases
- is able to integrate nutritional care and counselling in cooparation with a multidisciplinary network of experts
- knows how to implement nursing care of patients suffering from medical conditions or cancer
- knows how to implement nursing care of patients requiring surgical treatment
- is able to support and promote the wellbeing of families with children
- understands the normal progress and observation of pregnancy, childbirth and puerperium
- is able to support families in their growth to parenthood and in the care of the newborn
- knows how to encounter mental health patients, intoxicant abusers and their families in various settings and how to maintain therapeutic interaction with them, promoting mental health, preventing disorders and focusing on resources
- understands the effect of mental health and use of intoxicants on the wellbeing of individuals and their families
- is able to support clients in acute crisis
- knows how to help aged people achieve and maintain wellbeing, health and ability to function
- is competent in assessing needs for urgent care in patients and families
- is able to support patients and families in need of urgent care
- is able to implement nursing care of terminal or chronically ill patients in a humane manner, alleviating their symptoms and supporting their significant others
- knows how to support the functional capacity and participation of mentally disabled and injured persons
x


Evidence-based nursing and decision-making


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- knows how to use nursing scientific knowledge in decision-making
- is able to solve professional problems and conflicts in multi-professional teams
- evaluates her/his competence critically
- is able to assess nursing needs and to plan, implement and evaluate nursing following the decision-making process
- makes active use of scientific knowledge (evidence-based guidelines, reviews) in decision-making in nursing
- is able to contribute to development, innovation and research processes
- is competent in seeking information from common health science databases
- reads and critically evaluates scientific publications
- understands the concept and role of evidence-based practice in health and social services
- undestands and is committed to the nurse's role in evidence-based practice
- knows how to observe and critically evaluate her/his action and prevailing practices
- understands the importance of uniform practices in the care of clients, and acts accordingly
- knows how to evaluate, observe and document the results of uniform practice
x


Counselling and teaching competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands the philosophical, ethical and pedagogical background and meaning of counselling and teaching in nursing
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate counselling and teaching in a client and group-oriented manner in cooperation with other experts
- has command of counselling and teaching as a nurse's tool in various contexts
- knows how to use client-oriented teaching and counselling methods, approriate to the situation
- appropriately uses existing teaching and counselling material and is able to produce new material
x


Promotion of health and ability to function


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands how decision-making and structures in society are linked with the promotion of health and functional capacity
- understands the economic perspective of health promotion
- understands the principles of health promotion and acts according to the values of health promotion
- observes and evaluates the health and wellbeing of the population, as well as factors linked health and wellbeing from the perspectives of individuals and the community
- makes use of existing knowledge (registers, statistics) of the population's health challenges from the perspectives of individuals and the community
- recognises factors which cause public health problems
- is able to prevent risk factors which impair the client's health, function and ability to work and lead to dysfunction; is capable of early intervention
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate interventions to promote health and functional capacity of individuals, groups and communities while making use of multidisciplinary and multiprofessional networks.
 
SHO9F2 Health Technology and Digitalisation in Nursing     2             2                 x


Client-centred professional ethical competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- knows how to encounter clients/families/community members as experts of their lives
- makes use of the client's experiential knowledge in health care and nursing
- sees the client as an active agent during the care
- knows how to assess the clients' resources and supports them in planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care
- encourages families' involvement while respecting the client's opinions and resources
- is capable of professional and therapeutic interaction wih clients and family members of all ages
- understands the meaning of culture in care and is able to encounter clients from various cultures individually
- observes nursing values and ethical principles
- abides with laws on professional conduct and with ethical guidelines; evaluates the implementation of laws and guidelines in nursing
- knows how to work without violating human rights
- knows how to act as a representative of clients and nursing profession in various work groups
- evaluates and develops her/his action and assume responsibility for the consequences of the action
- evaluates her/his competence and development in interaction
- has acquired the professional identity of a nurse
- is able to produce, share and make use of expertise and partnership in multidisciplimary teams and networks
  x


Clinical nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- is able to use various nursing interventions to provide psychosocial support to patients
- has command of essential clinical nursing procedures and diagnostic examinations as part of the patient's total care
- is able to meet nursing needs by nursing interventions and is competent in structured documentation, including uniform classification
- knows how to assess a patient's nursing needs using appropriate clinical and physiological tools and instruments, to prioritise the findings and to enter the findings onto a structured documentation system using uniform classification
- knows the principles of preventing infections and is able to explain why this is important
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate safe pharmacological care for various diseases
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate pharmacological care for various patient groups
- understands the structure, function and regulation of the human body and has knowledge of the background factors
- understands the development mechanisms of diseases and the ensuing changes in the organism
- observes Finnish nutritional guidelines in the prevention and care/nursing of prevailing diseases
- is able to integrate nutritional care and counselling in cooparation with a multidisciplinary network of experts
- knows how to implement nursing care of patients suffering from medical conditions or cancer
- knows how to implement nursing care of patients requiring surgical treatment
- is able to support and promote the wellbeing of families with children
- understands the normal progress and observation of pregnancy, childbirth and puerperium
- is able to support families in their growth to parenthood and in the care of the newborn
- knows how to encounter mental health patients, intoxicant abusers and their families in various settings and how to maintain therapeutic interaction with them, promoting mental health, preventing disorders and focusing on resources
- understands the effect of mental health and use of intoxicants on the wellbeing of individuals and their families
- is able to support clients in acute crisis
- knows how to help aged people achieve and maintain wellbeing, health and ability to function
- is competent in assessing needs for urgent care in patients and families
- is able to support patients and families in need of urgent care
- is able to implement nursing care of terminal or chronically ill patients in a humane manner, alleviating their symptoms and supporting their significant others
- knows how to support the functional capacity and participation of mentally disabled and injured persons
  x


Counselling and teaching competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands the philosophical, ethical and pedagogical background and meaning of counselling and teaching in nursing
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate counselling and teaching in a client and group-oriented manner in cooperation with other experts
- has command of counselling and teaching as a nurse's tool in various contexts
- knows how to use client-oriented teaching and counselling methods, approriate to the situation
- appropriately uses existing teaching and counselling material and is able to produce new material
  x

Quality and safety in social and health services


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands the basics of safety management principles and is aware of her/his responsibility for promoting them in the organization
- understands her/his professional responsibility for ensuring and promoting patient safety
- is able to promote patient safety throughout the patient's nursing process
- is able to counsel patients and families on decision-making concerning care and on the promotion of safety
- through her/his action, demonstrates reponsibility for the quality of nursing care
- is able to prevent and recognise quality deviations throughout the nursing process
- is able to evaluate nursing quality and interventions throughout the nursing process
- understands the importance of data security in the nursing process
- acts in a responsible manner, maintaining data security and data protection
- understands how health and social services are organised, provided, delivered and supervised in Finland
- is aware of and observes important/current health and social policy action programmes
- knows how to counsel clients/patients on the appropriate use of public, private and third sector social and health services to promote their health and wellbeing
- undertands the role of various organizations and service units in the client's care and service pathway
- knows how to use electronic services as part of the patient's/client's total care
- knows how to use social media in nursing, keeping professional and private roles separate
- has command of essential clinical nursing equipment and monitoring devices
- knows how to use patient data systems
SHOS Development of Evidence-Based Nursing                   8                              
SHO1S2 Development of Evidence-Based Nursing and Decision-Making             2     2                 x


Client-centred professional ethical competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- knows how to encounter clients/families/community members as experts of their lives
- makes use of the client's experiential knowledge in health care and nursing
- sees the client as an active agent during the care
- knows how to assess the clients' resources and supports them in planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care
- encourages families' involvement while respecting the client's opinions and resources
- is capable of professional and therapeutic interaction wih clients and family members of all ages
- understands the meaning of culture in care and is able to encounter clients from various cultures individually
- observes nursing values and ethical principles
- abides with laws on professional conduct and with ethical guidelines; evaluates the implementation of laws and guidelines in nursing
- knows how to work without violating human rights
- knows how to act as a representative of clients and nursing profession in various work groups
- evaluates and develops her/his action and assume responsibility for the consequences of the action
- evaluates her/his competence and development in interaction
- has acquired the professional identity of a nurse
- is able to produce, share and make use of expertise and partnership in multidisciplimary teams and networks
    x


Evidence-based nursing and decision-making


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- knows how to use nursing scientific knowledge in decision-making
- is able to solve professional problems and conflicts in multi-professional teams
- evaluates her/his competence critically
- is able to assess nursing needs and to plan, implement and evaluate nursing following the decision-making process
- makes active use of scientific knowledge (evidence-based guidelines, reviews) in decision-making in nursing
- is able to contribute to development, innovation and research processes
- is competent in seeking information from common health science databases
- reads and critically evaluates scientific publications
- understands the concept and role of evidence-based practice in health and social services
- undestands and is committed to the nurse's role in evidence-based practice
- knows how to observe and critically evaluate her/his action and prevailing practices
- understands the importance of uniform practices in the care of clients, and acts accordingly
- knows how to evaluate, observe and document the results of uniform practice
  x


Promotion of health and ability to function


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands how decision-making and structures in society are linked with the promotion of health and functional capacity
- understands the economic perspective of health promotion
- understands the principles of health promotion and acts according to the values of health promotion
- observes and evaluates the health and wellbeing of the population, as well as factors linked health and wellbeing from the perspectives of individuals and the community
- makes use of existing knowledge (registers, statistics) of the population's health challenges from the perspectives of individuals and the community
- recognises factors which cause public health problems
- is able to prevent risk factors which impair the client's health, function and ability to work and lead to dysfunction; is capable of early intervention
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate interventions to promote health and functional capacity of individuals, groups and communities while making use of multidisciplinary and multiprofessional networks.
x

Quality and safety in social and health services


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands the basics of safety management principles and is aware of her/his responsibility for promoting them in the organization
- understands her/his professional responsibility for ensuring and promoting patient safety
- is able to promote patient safety throughout the patient's nursing process
- is able to counsel patients and families on decision-making concerning care and on the promotion of safety
- through her/his action, demonstrates reponsibility for the quality of nursing care
- is able to prevent and recognise quality deviations throughout the nursing process
- is able to evaluate nursing quality and interventions throughout the nursing process
- understands the importance of data security in the nursing process
- acts in a responsible manner, maintaining data security and data protection
- understands how health and social services are organised, provided, delivered and supervised in Finland
- is aware of and observes important/current health and social policy action programmes
- knows how to counsel clients/patients on the appropriate use of public, private and third sector social and health services to promote their health and wellbeing
- undertands the role of various organizations and service units in the client's care and service pathway
- knows how to use electronic services as part of the patient's/client's total care
- knows how to use social media in nursing, keeping professional and private roles separate
- has command of essential clinical nursing equipment and monitoring devices
- knows how to use patient data systems
SHO2S6 Development of Nursing Expertise             6     6                 x


Client-centred professional ethical competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- knows how to encounter clients/families/community members as experts of their lives
- makes use of the client's experiential knowledge in health care and nursing
- sees the client as an active agent during the care
- knows how to assess the clients' resources and supports them in planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care
- encourages families' involvement while respecting the client's opinions and resources
- is capable of professional and therapeutic interaction wih clients and family members of all ages
- understands the meaning of culture in care and is able to encounter clients from various cultures individually
- observes nursing values and ethical principles
- abides with laws on professional conduct and with ethical guidelines; evaluates the implementation of laws and guidelines in nursing
- knows how to work without violating human rights
- knows how to act as a representative of clients and nursing profession in various work groups
- evaluates and develops her/his action and assume responsibility for the consequences of the action
- evaluates her/his competence and development in interaction
- has acquired the professional identity of a nurse
- is able to produce, share and make use of expertise and partnership in multidisciplimary teams and networks
x


Management and entrepreneurship


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- is able to manage her/himself and understands the importance of internal entrepreneurship
- knows how to assess a work group's resources and to prioritise duties and responsibilities
- understands the role of management in nursing
- is aware of the basics of entrepreneurship in health services and understands its role in the service provision system
- is able to coordinate a client's total care within the nurse's scope of practice
- understands the meaning of changes in the health services and is able to act in changing circumstances within the nurse's scope of practice
- knows how to act in various changing settings, demonstrating good work community skills
- knows and recognises career options in nursing specialities or administration
x


Clinical nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- is able to use various nursing interventions to provide psychosocial support to patients
- has command of essential clinical nursing procedures and diagnostic examinations as part of the patient's total care
- is able to meet nursing needs by nursing interventions and is competent in structured documentation, including uniform classification
- knows how to assess a patient's nursing needs using appropriate clinical and physiological tools and instruments, to prioritise the findings and to enter the findings onto a structured documentation system using uniform classification
- knows the principles of preventing infections and is able to explain why this is important
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate safe pharmacological care for various diseases
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate pharmacological care for various patient groups
- understands the structure, function and regulation of the human body and has knowledge of the background factors
- understands the development mechanisms of diseases and the ensuing changes in the organism
- observes Finnish nutritional guidelines in the prevention and care/nursing of prevailing diseases
- is able to integrate nutritional care and counselling in cooparation with a multidisciplinary network of experts
- knows how to implement nursing care of patients suffering from medical conditions or cancer
- knows how to implement nursing care of patients requiring surgical treatment
- is able to support and promote the wellbeing of families with children
- understands the normal progress and observation of pregnancy, childbirth and puerperium
- is able to support families in their growth to parenthood and in the care of the newborn
- knows how to encounter mental health patients, intoxicant abusers and their families in various settings and how to maintain therapeutic interaction with them, promoting mental health, preventing disorders and focusing on resources
- understands the effect of mental health and use of intoxicants on the wellbeing of individuals and their families
- is able to support clients in acute crisis
- knows how to help aged people achieve and maintain wellbeing, health and ability to function
- is competent in assessing needs for urgent care in patients and families
- is able to support patients and families in need of urgent care
- is able to implement nursing care of terminal or chronically ill patients in a humane manner, alleviating their symptoms and supporting their significant others
- knows how to support the functional capacity and participation of mentally disabled and injured persons
x


Evidence-based nursing and decision-making


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- knows how to use nursing scientific knowledge in decision-making
- is able to solve professional problems and conflicts in multi-professional teams
- evaluates her/his competence critically
- is able to assess nursing needs and to plan, implement and evaluate nursing following the decision-making process
- makes active use of scientific knowledge (evidence-based guidelines, reviews) in decision-making in nursing
- is able to contribute to development, innovation and research processes
- is competent in seeking information from common health science databases
- reads and critically evaluates scientific publications
- understands the concept and role of evidence-based practice in health and social services
- undestands and is committed to the nurse's role in evidence-based practice
- knows how to observe and critically evaluate her/his action and prevailing practices
- understands the importance of uniform practices in the care of clients, and acts accordingly
- knows how to evaluate, observe and document the results of uniform practice
x


Counselling and teaching competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands the philosophical, ethical and pedagogical background and meaning of counselling and teaching in nursing
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate counselling and teaching in a client and group-oriented manner in cooperation with other experts
- has command of counselling and teaching as a nurse's tool in various contexts
- knows how to use client-oriented teaching and counselling methods, approriate to the situation
- appropriately uses existing teaching and counselling material and is able to produce new material
x


Promotion of health and ability to function


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands how decision-making and structures in society are linked with the promotion of health and functional capacity
- understands the economic perspective of health promotion
- understands the principles of health promotion and acts according to the values of health promotion
- observes and evaluates the health and wellbeing of the population, as well as factors linked health and wellbeing from the perspectives of individuals and the community
- makes use of existing knowledge (registers, statistics) of the population's health challenges from the perspectives of individuals and the community
- recognises factors which cause public health problems
- is able to prevent risk factors which impair the client's health, function and ability to work and lead to dysfunction; is capable of early intervention
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate interventions to promote health and functional capacity of individuals, groups and communities while making use of multidisciplinary and multiprofessional networks.
x

Quality and safety in social and health services


A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands the basics of safety management principles and is aware of her/his responsibility for promoting them in the organization
- understands her/his professional responsibility for ensuring and promoting patient safety
- is able to promote patient safety throughout the patient's nursing process
- is able to counsel patients and families on decision-making concerning care and on the promotion of safety
- through her/his action, demonstrates reponsibility for the quality of nursing care
- is able to prevent and recognise quality deviations throughout the nursing process
- is able to evaluate nursing quality and interventions throughout the nursing process
- understands the importance of data security in the nursing process
- acts in a responsible manner, maintaining data security and data protection
- understands how health and social services are organised, provided, delivered and supervised in Finland
- is aware of and observes important/current health and social policy action programmes
- knows how to counsel clients/patients on the appropriate use of public, private and third sector social and health services to promote their health and wellbeing
- undertands the role of various organizations and service units in the client's care and service pathway
- knows how to use electronic services as part of the patient's/client's total care
- knows how to use social media in nursing, keeping professional and private roles separate
- has command of essential clinical nursing equipment and monitoring devices
- knows how to use patient data systems
SHOG Practical Training in Clinical Nursing                   75                              
SHO1G3 Practical Training in Health Promotion 3                 3                              
SHO2G90 Practical Training in Basics of Clinical Nursing   9               9                              
SHO3G90 Practical Training in Clinical Nursing 1     9             9                              
SHO4G90 Practical Training in Clinical Nursing 2       9           9                              
SHO5G7 Practical Training in Mental Health Nursing         7         7                              
SHO6G60 Practical Training in Pediatric Nursing           6       6                              
SHO7G6 Practical Training in Practice or Outpatient Nursing           6       6                              
SHO8G6 Practical Training in Project Work           6       6                              
SHO9G7 Practical Training in Gerontological Nursing         7         7                              
SHO10G13 Practical Training in the Development of Nursing Expertise             13     13                              
SHVV FREE-CHOICE STUDIES         3 2       5                              

 

Curricula description
 
Degree program
SH  Degree Programme in Nursing
 
 
Annual Themes
 
Competencies
Y1  Learning competence
- is able to self-evaluate and develop one’s competence and learning style orientation
- is able to retrieve and analyze information and evaluate it critically
- is capable of taking responsibility for collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams
Y2  Ethical competence
- is able to take responsibility for one’s own actions and for the consequences of these actions
- is able to work according to the ethical principles of the subject field
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
- is able to apply the principles of equality
- is able to apply the principles of sustainable development
- is capable of social influencing using one’s know-how and based on ethical values
Y3  Working community competence
- is able to operate as a member of a work community
- is able to operate in communicative and interactive situations in working life
- is able to utilize information and communications technology in one’s subject field
- knows the working life in one’s subject field and is able to create personal contacts in working life and to operate in professional networks
- is capable of decision making in unpredicted situations
- is able to apply the principles of organizational management and leadership in working life and has abilities for supervision tasks
- possesses entrepreneurial skills
Y4  Innovation competence
- is able to conduct research, development and innovation projects applying the existing knowledge and methods of the field
- is able to work in projects
- is capable of creative problem solving and development of working methods
- is able to find customer-oriented, sustainable and profitable solutions
Y5  Internationalization competence
-possesses communicative competence necessary for one’s work and for professional development in the subject field
- is able to operate in a multicultural environment
- takes into account the effects of and opportunities for internationalization development in one’s own field
Y6  Entrepreneurial competence
- Understanding of the interaction involved in the operations in a company and the business environment, and of the concept of entrepreneurship and the entrepreneurial way of working.
- Understanding of the principles associated with a profitable business, and ability to analyse the operations and risks in a business.
Y7  Quality control competence
- Knowledge of the typical field-related quality control systems
- Understanding of quality-control and the requirements of quality-control systems.
sh1  Client-centred professional ethical competence
A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- knows how to encounter clients/families/community members as experts of their lives
- makes use of the client's experiential knowledge in health care and nursing
- sees the client as an active agent during the care
- knows how to assess the clients' resources and supports them in planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care
- encourages families' involvement while respecting the client's opinions and resources
- is capable of professional and therapeutic interaction wih clients and family members of all ages
- understands the meaning of culture in care and is able to encounter clients from various cultures individually
- observes nursing values and ethical principles
- abides with laws on professional conduct and with ethical guidelines; evaluates the implementation of laws and guidelines in nursing
- knows how to work without violating human rights
- knows how to act as a representative of clients and nursing profession in various work groups
- evaluates and develops her/his action and assume responsibility for the consequences of the action
- evaluates her/his competence and development in interaction
- has acquired the professional identity of a nurse
- is able to produce, share and make use of expertise and partnership in multidisciplimary teams and networks
sh2  Management and entrepreneurship
A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- is able to manage her/himself and understands the importance of internal entrepreneurship
- knows how to assess a work group's resources and to prioritise duties and responsibilities
- understands the role of management in nursing
- is aware of the basics of entrepreneurship in health services and understands its role in the service provision system
- is able to coordinate a client's total care within the nurse's scope of practice
- understands the meaning of changes in the health services and is able to act in changing circumstances within the nurse's scope of practice
- knows how to act in various changing settings, demonstrating good work community skills
- knows and recognises career options in nursing specialities or administration
sh3  Clinical nursing
A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- is able to use various nursing interventions to provide psychosocial support to patients
- has command of essential clinical nursing procedures and diagnostic examinations as part of the patient's total care
- is able to meet nursing needs by nursing interventions and is competent in structured documentation, including uniform classification
- knows how to assess a patient's nursing needs using appropriate clinical and physiological tools and instruments, to prioritise the findings and to enter the findings onto a structured documentation system using uniform classification
- knows the principles of preventing infections and is able to explain why this is important
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate safe pharmacological care for various diseases
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate pharmacological care for various patient groups
- understands the structure, function and regulation of the human body and has knowledge of the background factors
- understands the development mechanisms of diseases and the ensuing changes in the organism
- observes Finnish nutritional guidelines in the prevention and care/nursing of prevailing diseases
- is able to integrate nutritional care and counselling in cooparation with a multidisciplinary network of experts
- knows how to implement nursing care of patients suffering from medical conditions or cancer
- knows how to implement nursing care of patients requiring surgical treatment
- is able to support and promote the wellbeing of families with children
- understands the normal progress and observation of pregnancy, childbirth and puerperium
- is able to support families in their growth to parenthood and in the care of the newborn
- knows how to encounter mental health patients, intoxicant abusers and their families in various settings and how to maintain therapeutic interaction with them, promoting mental health, preventing disorders and focusing on resources
- understands the effect of mental health and use of intoxicants on the wellbeing of individuals and their families
- is able to support clients in acute crisis
- knows how to help aged people achieve and maintain wellbeing, health and ability to function
- is competent in assessing needs for urgent care in patients and families
- is able to support patients and families in need of urgent care
- is able to implement nursing care of terminal or chronically ill patients in a humane manner, alleviating their symptoms and supporting their significant others
- knows how to support the functional capacity and participation of mentally disabled and injured persons
sh4  Evidence-based nursing and decision-making
A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- knows how to use nursing scientific knowledge in decision-making
- is able to solve professional problems and conflicts in multi-professional teams
- evaluates her/his competence critically
- is able to assess nursing needs and to plan, implement and evaluate nursing following the decision-making process
- makes active use of scientific knowledge (evidence-based guidelines, reviews) in decision-making in nursing
- is able to contribute to development, innovation and research processes
- is competent in seeking information from common health science databases
- reads and critically evaluates scientific publications
- understands the concept and role of evidence-based practice in health and social services
- undestands and is committed to the nurse's role in evidence-based practice
- knows how to observe and critically evaluate her/his action and prevailing practices
- understands the importance of uniform practices in the care of clients, and acts accordingly
- knows how to evaluate, observe and document the results of uniform practice
sh5  Counselling and teaching competence
A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands the philosophical, ethical and pedagogical background and meaning of counselling and teaching in nursing
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate counselling and teaching in a client and group-oriented manner in cooperation with other experts
- has command of counselling and teaching as a nurse's tool in various contexts
- knows how to use client-oriented teaching and counselling methods, approriate to the situation
- appropriately uses existing teaching and counselling material and is able to produce new material
sh6  Promotion of health and ability to function
A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands how decision-making and structures in society are linked with the promotion of health and functional capacity
- understands the economic perspective of health promotion
- understands the principles of health promotion and acts according to the values of health promotion
- observes and evaluates the health and wellbeing of the population, as well as factors linked health and wellbeing from the perspectives of individuals and the community
- makes use of existing knowledge (registers, statistics) of the population's health challenges from the perspectives of individuals and the community
- recognises factors which cause public health problems
- is able to prevent risk factors which impair the client's health, function and ability to work and lead to dysfunction; is capable of early intervention
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate interventions to promote health and functional capacity of individuals, groups and communities while making use of multidisciplinary and multiprofessional networks.
sh7  Quality and safety in social and health services
A Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse:
- understands the basics of safety management principles and is aware of her/his responsibility for promoting them in the organization
- understands her/his professional responsibility for ensuring and promoting patient safety
- is able to promote patient safety throughout the patient's nursing process
- is able to counsel patients and families on decision-making concerning care and on the promotion of safety
- through her/his action, demonstrates reponsibility for the quality of nursing care
- is able to prevent and recognise quality deviations throughout the nursing process
- is able to evaluate nursing quality and interventions throughout the nursing process
- understands the importance of data security in the nursing process
- acts in a responsible manner, maintaining data security and data protection
- understands how health and social services are organised, provided, delivered and supervised in Finland
- is aware of and observes important/current health and social policy action programmes
- knows how to counsel clients/patients on the appropriate use of public, private and third sector social and health services to promote their health and wellbeing
- undertands the role of various organizations and service units in the client's care and service pathway
- knows how to use electronic services as part of the patient's/client's total care
- knows how to use social media in nursing, keeping professional and private roles separate
- has command of essential clinical nursing equipment and monitoring devices
- knows how to use patient data systems

Curricula updated: 2016-08-31 13:11:02   Version: 2017-08-15 10:32:58