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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.
th1


Nursing Competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
-bases her/his work on nursing science and related sciences when encountering clients/patients and their significant others
- has command of planning, implementing and evaluating nursing and of professional decision-making based on research and experience
- knows how to use essential nursing interventions and how to safely implement nursing
th2


Health-promoting public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- is capable of developing promotive and preventive public health nursing in various settings
- works for the promotion of public health with the aim of narrowing the health gap between social groups, using foresight information about public health
- is able to analyse evidence-based knowledge in the planning, implementation and evaluation of client-centred health promotion
- bases her/his work on laws that govern public health nursing and on national and international health and social policy documents
- knows how to assess the client's resources and factors that protect and promote the client's health
- helps clients become aware of their resources in health promotion and self-care and promotes their decision-making skills
- is able to detect and support clients, families and communities in need of special support or in risk of social exclusion
-knows how to use outreach methods to promote the health and wellbeing of clients and their families and close communities
- can explain how culture can promote health and wellbeing
- in cooperation with other professionals, supports clients and families from other cultural backgrounds, promoting their health, wellbeing and ability to function
- selects and uses action models and methods which increase the clients' participation on the level of individuals, groups and communities
- in cooperation with other professionals, renews and develops action models and methods of health promotion
- is aware of ethicality and legal issues related to the use of communication technology at work
-in cooperation with other professionals, uses and develops information and communication technology in an innovative, client-centred manner.
th3


Public health nursing of individuals, families and communities


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- is able to cousel and support clients on issues pertaining to the couple relationship and family planning
- in cooperation with the family, knows how to plan, implement and evaluate the control and promotion of child-expecting family's health, wellbeing and resources
- is capable of assessing the mother's and fetus's health, recognising risk factors related to pregnancy or childbirth, linking clients with appropriate services if necessary
- is able to handle deliveries, including sudden births
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate a newborn baby's and the family's need for support and promote their participation
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate monitoring a small or school-aged child's and a young person's growth and development in cooperation with the clients
- encourages small and school-aged children and young people to make health-promoting choices
- encourages families in parenthood and in the promotion of a healthy lifestyle
- is able to assess small and school-aged children's, young people's and their families' needs for special support and follow-up care
- in cooperation with families and various stakeholders, maintains and promotes a safe growth community and environment
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate health and function-promoting public health nursing for working-aged adults, workplaces and communities
- is able to explain what the principles of good occupational health services involve
- is able to assess effects of work, work communities and environments on people's health
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate suggestions for the promotion of clients' (individuals, families, groups, workplaces, work or other communities) health
- knows how to act in multiprofessional work communities and in multiprofessional and -disciplinary networks
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate public health nursing to promote aged people's health and ability to function
- is able to assess risk factors related to aged people's health, living conditions and life situation, which increase the need for services, and is able to link the clients with the services available
- works in cooperation with aged clients and their families/significant others and makes decisions to promote the clients' health and to ensure them a dignified life
- is able to implement nursing and public health nursing in the client's home
th4


Promotion of a healthy and safe environment


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- in her/his work, takes into account environmental factors which promote or jeopardise people's health
- knows how to promote the creation of a healthy, safe, free access environment for clients of all ages
- in special situations and exceptional circumstances, works in collaboration with environmental health services
- is able to prevent accidents in a planned manner and knows how to administer first aid
- applies national and international guidelines and regulations on the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases
- knows how to prevent infectious diseases in Finland and how to nurse and counsel patients on infectious diseases
- implements the national immunisation programme and advises travellers on health issues
th5


Societal public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- recognises current challenges in society and acts accordingly, for the benefit of clients in order to promote their health
- knows how to speak for their clients and how to inform them of evidece-based health and wellbeing issues
- participates in national and international discussion on the health and wellbeing of the population
- cooperates with the public, private and third sector
- in cooperation with experts and end users, participates in the developmet of services and products
- develops the quality of public health nursing on the basis of evidence and makes use of quality guidelines
- monitors the development of health service expenditure and the effectiveness of preventive work and early intervention
- is able to offer appropriate services to her/his clients and ensures the continuity of care throughout the services
- knows how to act as an expert of public health nursing in various media
th6


Management and development of public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- observes the values and ethical principles of public health nursing and health promotion
- is able to work independently in a responsible and innovative manner in various public health nurse's duties
- evaluates and develops her/his professional competence throughout her/his career to meet worklife challenges
- applies various health and wellbeing strategies in the planning, implementation, evaluation and development of public health nursing
- knows how to work in interprofessional work groups, networks and projects
- is able to lead and manage work groups
- is capable of making decisions in unexpected situations and settings
- develops her/his cooperation skills in the practice, management and development of public health nursing
- is able to explain entrepreneurship options in public health nursing
- is aware of her/his development, innovation and research competence and promotes this competence as an expert of health promotion
- keeps up to date with the latest research findings and development ideas and applies them in her/his work
- is able to develop public health nursing out of her/his own initiative and on the basis of the needs prevailing in society and working life
 
  Degree Programme in Public Health Nursing (in Finnish) 240 cr                        

   CR                               
Study year --> 1.  2.   3.  4.                                  
  Semester --> A S A S A S A S   Tot.                              
  Yearly load --> 61   63   63   53                                    
Code Stream / Study module 31 30 32 31 30 33 32 21   240                              
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                              
STPO201 Basics of Drug Care 2                 2                              
THO5A3 English   3               3                              
THO6A3 Swedish       3           3                              
THO BASIC STUDIES IN THE DEGREE PROGRAMME IN PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING                   207                              
THOA Client-Centred Professional Competence                   6                              
THO1A2 Professional Interaction and Cooperation 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


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
                     
THO2A2 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
                       
THO3A1 The Public Health 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
                 
THO4A1 The Public Health 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
                 
THOB Evidence-Based Nursing and Decision-Making                   23                              
THO1B3 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


Management and development of public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- observes the values and ethical principles of public health nursing and health promotion
- is able to work independently in a responsible and innovative manner in various public health nurse's duties
- evaluates and develops her/his professional competence throughout her/his career to meet worklife challenges
- applies various health and wellbeing strategies in the planning, implementation, evaluation and development of public health nursing
- knows how to work in interprofessional work groups, networks and projects
- is able to lead and manage work groups
- is capable of making decisions in unexpected situations and settings
- develops her/his cooperation skills in the practice, management and development of public health nursing
- is able to explain entrepreneurship options in public health nursing
- is aware of her/his development, innovation and research competence and promotes this competence as an expert of health promotion
- keeps up to date with the latest research findings and development ideas and applies them in her/his work
- is able to develop public health nursing out of her/his own initiative and on the basis of the needs prevailing in society and working life
 
THO2B1 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


Management and development of public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- observes the values and ethical principles of public health nursing and health promotion
- is able to work independently in a responsible and innovative manner in various public health nurse's duties
- evaluates and develops her/his professional competence throughout her/his career to meet worklife challenges
- applies various health and wellbeing strategies in the planning, implementation, evaluation and development of public health nursing
- knows how to work in interprofessional work groups, networks and projects
- is able to lead and manage work groups
- is capable of making decisions in unexpected situations and settings
- develops her/his cooperation skills in the practice, management and development of public health nursing
- is able to explain entrepreneurship options in public health nursing
- is aware of her/his development, innovation and research competence and promotes this competence as an expert of health promotion
- keeps up to date with the latest research findings and development ideas and applies them in her/his work
- is able to develop public health nursing out of her/his own initiative and on the basis of the needs prevailing in society and working life
 
THO3B1 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


Management and development of public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- observes the values and ethical principles of public health nursing and health promotion
- is able to work independently in a responsible and innovative manner in various public health nurse's duties
- evaluates and develops her/his professional competence throughout her/his career to meet worklife challenges
- applies various health and wellbeing strategies in the planning, implementation, evaluation and development of public health nursing
- knows how to work in interprofessional work groups, networks and projects
- is able to lead and manage work groups
- is capable of making decisions in unexpected situations and settings
- develops her/his cooperation skills in the practice, management and development of public health nursing
- is able to explain entrepreneurship options in public health nursing
- is aware of her/his development, innovation and research competence and promotes this competence as an expert of health promotion
- keeps up to date with the latest research findings and development ideas and applies them in her/his work
- is able to develop public health nursing out of her/his own initiative and on the basis of the needs prevailing in society and working life
 
THO4B3 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


Management and development of public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- observes the values and ethical principles of public health nursing and health promotion
- is able to work independently in a responsible and innovative manner in various public health nurse's duties
- evaluates and develops her/his professional competence throughout her/his career to meet worklife challenges
- applies various health and wellbeing strategies in the planning, implementation, evaluation and development of public health nursing
- knows how to work in interprofessional work groups, networks and projects
- is able to lead and manage work groups
- is capable of making decisions in unexpected situations and settings
- develops her/his cooperation skills in the practice, management and development of public health nursing
- is able to explain entrepreneurship options in public health nursing
- is aware of her/his development, innovation and research competence and promotes this competence as an expert of health promotion
- keeps up to date with the latest research findings and development ideas and applies them in her/his work
- is able to develop public health nursing out of her/his own initiative and on the basis of the needs prevailing in society and working life
 
THO5B5 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


Management and development of public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- observes the values and ethical principles of public health nursing and health promotion
- is able to work independently in a responsible and innovative manner in various public health nurse's duties
- evaluates and develops her/his professional competence throughout her/his career to meet worklife challenges
- applies various health and wellbeing strategies in the planning, implementation, evaluation and development of public health nursing
- knows how to work in interprofessional work groups, networks and projects
- is able to lead and manage work groups
- is capable of making decisions in unexpected situations and settings
- develops her/his cooperation skills in the practice, management and development of public health nursing
- is able to explain entrepreneurship options in public health nursing
- is aware of her/his development, innovation and research competence and promotes this competence as an expert of health promotion
- keeps up to date with the latest research findings and development ideas and applies them in her/his work
- is able to develop public health nursing out of her/his own initiative and on the basis of the needs prevailing in society and working life
 
THO6B5 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


Management and development of public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- observes the values and ethical principles of public health nursing and health promotion
- is able to work independently in a responsible and innovative manner in various public health nurse's duties
- evaluates and develops her/his professional competence throughout her/his career to meet worklife challenges
- applies various health and wellbeing strategies in the planning, implementation, evaluation and development of public health nursing
- knows how to work in interprofessional work groups, networks and projects
- is able to lead and manage work groups
- is capable of making decisions in unexpected situations and settings
- develops her/his cooperation skills in the practice, management and development of public health nursing
- is able to explain entrepreneurship options in public health nursing
- is aware of her/his development, innovation and research competence and promotes this competence as an expert of health promotion
- keeps up to date with the latest research findings and development ideas and applies them in her/his work
- is able to develop public health nursing out of her/his own initiative and on the basis of the needs prevailing in society and working life
 
THO7B5 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


Management and development of public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- observes the values and ethical principles of public health nursing and health promotion
- is able to work independently in a responsible and innovative manner in various public health nurse's duties
- evaluates and develops her/his professional competence throughout her/his career to meet worklife challenges
- applies various health and wellbeing strategies in the planning, implementation, evaluation and development of public health nursing
- knows how to work in interprofessional work groups, networks and projects
- is able to lead and manage work groups
- is capable of making decisions in unexpected situations and settings
- develops her/his cooperation skills in the practice, management and development of public health nursing
- is able to explain entrepreneurship options in public health nursing
- is aware of her/his development, innovation and research competence and promotes this competence as an expert of health promotion
- keeps up to date with the latest research findings and development ideas and applies them in her/his work
- is able to develop public health nursing out of her/his own initiative and on the basis of the needs prevailing in society and working life
 
THOC Client and Population-Based Health Promotion                   9                              
THO1C5 Health-Promoting Nursing 5                 5                 x


Nursing Competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
-bases her/his work on nursing science and related sciences when encountering clients/patients and their significant others
- has command of planning, implementing and evaluating nursing and of professional decision-making based on research and experience
- knows how to use essential nursing interventions and how to safely implement nursing
x


Health-promoting public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- is capable of developing promotive and preventive public health nursing in various settings
- works for the promotion of public health with the aim of narrowing the health gap between social groups, using foresight information about public health
- is able to analyse evidence-based knowledge in the planning, implementation and evaluation of client-centred health promotion
- bases her/his work on laws that govern public health nursing and on national and international health and social policy documents
- knows how to assess the client's resources and factors that protect and promote the client's health
- helps clients become aware of their resources in health promotion and self-care and promotes their decision-making skills
- is able to detect and support clients, families and communities in need of special support or in risk of social exclusion
-knows how to use outreach methods to promote the health and wellbeing of clients and their families and close communities
- can explain how culture can promote health and wellbeing
- in cooperation with other professionals, supports clients and families from other cultural backgrounds, promoting their health, wellbeing and ability to function
- selects and uses action models and methods which increase the clients' participation on the level of individuals, groups and communities
- in cooperation with other professionals, renews and develops action models and methods of health promotion
- is aware of ethicality and legal issues related to the use of communication technology at work
-in cooperation with other professionals, uses and develops information and communication technology in an innovative, client-centred manner.
      x


Management and development of public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- observes the values and ethical principles of public health nursing and health promotion
- is able to work independently in a responsible and innovative manner in various public health nurse's duties
- evaluates and develops her/his professional competence throughout her/his career to meet worklife challenges
- applies various health and wellbeing strategies in the planning, implementation, evaluation and development of public health nursing
- knows how to work in interprofessional work groups, networks and projects
- is able to lead and manage work groups
- is capable of making decisions in unexpected situations and settings
- develops her/his cooperation skills in the practice, management and development of public health nursing
- is able to explain entrepreneurship options in public health nursing
- is aware of her/his development, innovation and research competence and promotes this competence as an expert of health promotion
- keeps up to date with the latest research findings and development ideas and applies them in her/his work
- is able to develop public health nursing out of her/his own initiative and on the basis of the needs prevailing in society and working life
 
THO2C2 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


Nursing Competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
-bases her/his work on nursing science and related sciences when encountering clients/patients and their significant others
- has command of planning, implementing and evaluating nursing and of professional decision-making based on research and experience
- knows how to use essential nursing interventions and how to safely implement nursing
x


Health-promoting public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- is capable of developing promotive and preventive public health nursing in various settings
- works for the promotion of public health with the aim of narrowing the health gap between social groups, using foresight information about public health
- is able to analyse evidence-based knowledge in the planning, implementation and evaluation of client-centred health promotion
- bases her/his work on laws that govern public health nursing and on national and international health and social policy documents
- knows how to assess the client's resources and factors that protect and promote the client's health
- helps clients become aware of their resources in health promotion and self-care and promotes their decision-making skills
- is able to detect and support clients, families and communities in need of special support or in risk of social exclusion
-knows how to use outreach methods to promote the health and wellbeing of clients and their families and close communities
- can explain how culture can promote health and wellbeing
- in cooperation with other professionals, supports clients and families from other cultural backgrounds, promoting their health, wellbeing and ability to function
- selects and uses action models and methods which increase the clients' participation on the level of individuals, groups and communities
- in cooperation with other professionals, renews and develops action models and methods of health promotion
- is aware of ethicality and legal issues related to the use of communication technology at work
-in cooperation with other professionals, uses and develops information and communication technology in an innovative, client-centred manner.
      x


Management and development of public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- observes the values and ethical principles of public health nursing and health promotion
- is able to work independently in a responsible and innovative manner in various public health nurse's duties
- evaluates and develops her/his professional competence throughout her/his career to meet worklife challenges
- applies various health and wellbeing strategies in the planning, implementation, evaluation and development of public health nursing
- knows how to work in interprofessional work groups, networks and projects
- is able to lead and manage work groups
- is capable of making decisions in unexpected situations and settings
- develops her/his cooperation skills in the practice, management and development of public health nursing
- is able to explain entrepreneurship options in public health nursing
- is aware of her/his development, innovation and research competence and promotes this competence as an expert of health promotion
- keeps up to date with the latest research findings and development ideas and applies them in her/his work
- is able to develop public health nursing out of her/his own initiative and on the basis of the needs prevailing in society and working life
 
THO3C2 Counselling Patients and Families     2             2                 x


Nursing Competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
-bases her/his work on nursing science and related sciences when encountering clients/patients and their significant others
- has command of planning, implementing and evaluating nursing and of professional decision-making based on research and experience
- knows how to use essential nursing interventions and how to safely implement nursing
x


Health-promoting public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- is capable of developing promotive and preventive public health nursing in various settings
- works for the promotion of public health with the aim of narrowing the health gap between social groups, using foresight information about public health
- is able to analyse evidence-based knowledge in the planning, implementation and evaluation of client-centred health promotion
- bases her/his work on laws that govern public health nursing and on national and international health and social policy documents
- knows how to assess the client's resources and factors that protect and promote the client's health
- helps clients become aware of their resources in health promotion and self-care and promotes their decision-making skills
- is able to detect and support clients, families and communities in need of special support or in risk of social exclusion
-knows how to use outreach methods to promote the health and wellbeing of clients and their families and close communities
- can explain how culture can promote health and wellbeing
- in cooperation with other professionals, supports clients and families from other cultural backgrounds, promoting their health, wellbeing and ability to function
- selects and uses action models and methods which increase the clients' participation on the level of individuals, groups and communities
- in cooperation with other professionals, renews and develops action models and methods of health promotion
- is aware of ethicality and legal issues related to the use of communication technology at work
-in cooperation with other professionals, uses and develops information and communication technology in an innovative, client-centred manner.
      x


Management and development of public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- observes the values and ethical principles of public health nursing and health promotion
- is able to work independently in a responsible and innovative manner in various public health nurse's duties
- evaluates and develops her/his professional competence throughout her/his career to meet worklife challenges
- applies various health and wellbeing strategies in the planning, implementation, evaluation and development of public health nursing
- knows how to work in interprofessional work groups, networks and projects
- is able to lead and manage work groups
- is capable of making decisions in unexpected situations and settings
- develops her/his cooperation skills in the practice, management and development of public health nursing
- is able to explain entrepreneurship options in public health nursing
- is aware of her/his development, innovation and research competence and promotes this competence as an expert of health promotion
- keeps up to date with the latest research findings and development ideas and applies them in her/his work
- is able to develop public health nursing out of her/his own initiative and on the basis of the needs prevailing in society and working life
 
THOD Quality and Safety in Social and Health Services                   4                              
THO1D2 The Social and Health Service and Societal Competence 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


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


Societal public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- recognises current challenges in society and acts accordingly, for the benefit of clients in order to promote their health
- knows how to speak for their clients and how to inform them of evidece-based health and wellbeing issues
- participates in national and international discussion on the health and wellbeing of the population
- cooperates with the public, private and third sector
- in cooperation with experts and end users, participates in the developmet of services and products
- develops the quality of public health nursing on the basis of evidence and makes use of quality guidelines
- monitors the development of health service expenditure and the effectiveness of preventive work and early intervention
- is able to offer appropriate services to her/his clients and ensures the continuity of care throughout the services
- knows how to act as an expert of public health nursing in various media
   
THO2D2 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


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


Societal public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- recognises current challenges in society and acts accordingly, for the benefit of clients in order to promote their health
- knows how to speak for their clients and how to inform them of evidece-based health and wellbeing issues
- participates in national and international discussion on the health and wellbeing of the population
- cooperates with the public, private and third sector
- in cooperation with experts and end users, participates in the developmet of services and products
- develops the quality of public health nursing on the basis of evidence and makes use of quality guidelines
- monitors the development of health service expenditure and the effectiveness of preventive work and early intervention
- is able to offer appropriate services to her/his clients and ensures the continuity of care throughout the services
- knows how to act as an expert of public health nursing in various media
x


Management and development of public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- observes the values and ethical principles of public health nursing and health promotion
- is able to work independently in a responsible and innovative manner in various public health nurse's duties
- evaluates and develops her/his professional competence throughout her/his career to meet worklife challenges
- applies various health and wellbeing strategies in the planning, implementation, evaluation and development of public health nursing
- knows how to work in interprofessional work groups, networks and projects
- is able to lead and manage work groups
- is capable of making decisions in unexpected situations and settings
- develops her/his cooperation skills in the practice, management and development of public health nursing
- is able to explain entrepreneurship options in public health nursing
- is aware of her/his development, innovation and research competence and promotes this competence as an expert of health promotion
- keeps up to date with the latest research findings and development ideas and applies them in her/his work
- is able to develop public health nursing out of her/his own initiative and on the basis of the needs prevailing in society and working life
 
THOE Safe Drug and Fluid Care                   8                              
THO1E3 Drug Care and Calculations   3               3                 x


Nursing Competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
-bases her/his work on nursing science and related sciences when encountering clients/patients and their significant others
- has command of planning, implementing and evaluating nursing and of professional decision-making based on research and experience
- knows how to use essential nursing interventions and how to safely implement nursing
           
THO2E2 Drug and Fluid Care     2             2                 x


Nursing Competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
-bases her/his work on nursing science and related sciences when encountering clients/patients and their significant others
- has command of planning, implementing and evaluating nursing and of professional decision-making based on research and experience
- knows how to use essential nursing interventions and how to safely implement nursing
           
THO3E3 Pharmacology     3             3                 x


Nursing Competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
-bases her/his work on nursing science and related sciences when encountering clients/patients and their significant others
- has command of planning, implementing and evaluating nursing and of professional decision-making based on research and experience
- knows how to use essential nursing interventions and how to safely implement nursing
           
THOF Client-Centred Clinical Competence                   37                              
THO1F3 Basics of Clinical Nursing 1 3                 3     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


Nursing Competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
-bases her/his work on nursing science and related sciences when encountering clients/patients and their significant others
- has command of planning, implementing and evaluating nursing and of professional decision-making based on research and experience
- knows how to use essential nursing interventions and how to safely implement nursing
           
THO2F8 Basics of Clinical Nursing 2   8               8     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


Nursing Competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
-bases her/his work on nursing science and related sciences when encountering clients/patients and their significant others
- has command of planning, implementing and evaluating nursing and of professional decision-making based on research and experience
- knows how to use essential nursing interventions and how to safely implement nursing
           
THO3F60 Clinical Nursing 1     6             6     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


Nursing Competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
-bases her/his work on nursing science and related sciences when encountering clients/patients and their significant others
- has command of planning, implementing and evaluating nursing and of professional decision-making based on research and experience
- knows how to use essential nursing interventions and how to safely implement nursing
           
THO4F60 Clinical Nursing 2     6             6     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


Nursing Competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
-bases her/his work on nursing science and related sciences when encountering clients/patients and their significant others
- has command of planning, implementing and evaluating nursing and of professional decision-making based on research and experience
- knows how to use essential nursing interventions and how to safely implement nursing
           
THO5F4 Mental Health Nursing and Nursing in Drug Abuse       4           4     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


Nursing Competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
-bases her/his work on nursing science and related sciences when encountering clients/patients and their significant others
- has command of planning, implementing and evaluating nursing and of professional decision-making based on research and experience
- knows how to use essential nursing interventions and how to safely implement nursing
           
THO6F2 Gerontological 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


Nursing Competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
-bases her/his work on nursing science and related sciences when encountering clients/patients and their significant others
- has command of planning, implementing and evaluating nursing and of professional decision-making based on research and experience
- knows how to use essential nursing interventions and how to safely implement nursing
           
THO7F4 Maternity Health and Pediatric Nursing         4         4     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


Nursing Competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
-bases her/his work on nursing science and related sciences when encountering clients/patients and their significant others
- has command of planning, implementing and evaluating nursing and of professional decision-making based on research and experience
- knows how to use essential nursing interventions and how to safely implement nursing
           
THO8F2 Practice and Outpatient 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


Nursing Competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
-bases her/his work on nursing science and related sciences when encountering clients/patients and their significant others
- has command of planning, implementing and evaluating nursing and of professional decision-making based on research and experience
- knows how to use essential nursing interventions and how to safely implement nursing
           
THO9F2 Health Technology and Digitalisation 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


Nursing Competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
-bases her/his work on nursing science and related sciences when encountering clients/patients and their significant others
- has command of planning, implementing and evaluating nursing and of professional decision-making based on research and experience
- knows how to use essential nursing interventions and how to safely implement nursing
           
THOG Practical Training in Clinical Nursing                   60                              
THO1G3 Practical Training in Health Promotion 3                 3     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


Health-promoting public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- is capable of developing promotive and preventive public health nursing in various settings
- works for the promotion of public health with the aim of narrowing the health gap between social groups, using foresight information about public health
- is able to analyse evidence-based knowledge in the planning, implementation and evaluation of client-centred health promotion
- bases her/his work on laws that govern public health nursing and on national and international health and social policy documents
- knows how to assess the client's resources and factors that protect and promote the client's health
- helps clients become aware of their resources in health promotion and self-care and promotes their decision-making skills
- is able to detect and support clients, families and communities in need of special support or in risk of social exclusion
-knows how to use outreach methods to promote the health and wellbeing of clients and their families and close communities
- can explain how culture can promote health and wellbeing
- in cooperation with other professionals, supports clients and families from other cultural backgrounds, promoting their health, wellbeing and ability to function
- selects and uses action models and methods which increase the clients' participation on the level of individuals, groups and communities
- in cooperation with other professionals, renews and develops action models and methods of health promotion
- is aware of ethicality and legal issues related to the use of communication technology at work
-in cooperation with other professionals, uses and develops information and communication technology in an innovative, client-centred manner.
         
THO2G90 Practical Training in Basics of Clinical Nursing   9               9     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


Nursing Competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
-bases her/his work on nursing science and related sciences when encountering clients/patients and their significant others
- has command of planning, implementing and evaluating nursing and of professional decision-making based on research and experience
- knows how to use essential nursing interventions and how to safely implement nursing
x


Health-promoting public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- is capable of developing promotive and preventive public health nursing in various settings
- works for the promotion of public health with the aim of narrowing the health gap between social groups, using foresight information about public health
- is able to analyse evidence-based knowledge in the planning, implementation and evaluation of client-centred health promotion
- bases her/his work on laws that govern public health nursing and on national and international health and social policy documents
- knows how to assess the client's resources and factors that protect and promote the client's health
- helps clients become aware of their resources in health promotion and self-care and promotes their decision-making skills
- is able to detect and support clients, families and communities in need of special support or in risk of social exclusion
-knows how to use outreach methods to promote the health and wellbeing of clients and their families and close communities
- can explain how culture can promote health and wellbeing
- in cooperation with other professionals, supports clients and families from other cultural backgrounds, promoting their health, wellbeing and ability to function
- selects and uses action models and methods which increase the clients' participation on the level of individuals, groups and communities
- in cooperation with other professionals, renews and develops action models and methods of health promotion
- is aware of ethicality and legal issues related to the use of communication technology at work
-in cooperation with other professionals, uses and develops information and communication technology in an innovative, client-centred manner.
         
THO3G91 Practical Training in Clinical Nursing 1     9             9     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


Nursing Competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
-bases her/his work on nursing science and related sciences when encountering clients/patients and their significant others
- has command of planning, implementing and evaluating nursing and of professional decision-making based on research and experience
- knows how to use essential nursing interventions and how to safely implement nursing
x


Health-promoting public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- is capable of developing promotive and preventive public health nursing in various settings
- works for the promotion of public health with the aim of narrowing the health gap between social groups, using foresight information about public health
- is able to analyse evidence-based knowledge in the planning, implementation and evaluation of client-centred health promotion
- bases her/his work on laws that govern public health nursing and on national and international health and social policy documents
- knows how to assess the client's resources and factors that protect and promote the client's health
- helps clients become aware of their resources in health promotion and self-care and promotes their decision-making skills
- is able to detect and support clients, families and communities in need of special support or in risk of social exclusion
-knows how to use outreach methods to promote the health and wellbeing of clients and their families and close communities
- can explain how culture can promote health and wellbeing
- in cooperation with other professionals, supports clients and families from other cultural backgrounds, promoting their health, wellbeing and ability to function
- selects and uses action models and methods which increase the clients' participation on the level of individuals, groups and communities
- in cooperation with other professionals, renews and develops action models and methods of health promotion
- is aware of ethicality and legal issues related to the use of communication technology at work
-in cooperation with other professionals, uses and develops information and communication technology in an innovative, client-centred manner.
         
THO4G91 Practical Training in Clinical Nursing 2       9           9     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


Nursing Competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
-bases her/his work on nursing science and related sciences when encountering clients/patients and their significant others
- has command of planning, implementing and evaluating nursing and of professional decision-making based on research and experience
- knows how to use essential nursing interventions and how to safely implement nursing
x


Health-promoting public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- is capable of developing promotive and preventive public health nursing in various settings
- works for the promotion of public health with the aim of narrowing the health gap between social groups, using foresight information about public health
- is able to analyse evidence-based knowledge in the planning, implementation and evaluation of client-centred health promotion
- bases her/his work on laws that govern public health nursing and on national and international health and social policy documents
- knows how to assess the client's resources and factors that protect and promote the client's health
- helps clients become aware of their resources in health promotion and self-care and promotes their decision-making skills
- is able to detect and support clients, families and communities in need of special support or in risk of social exclusion
-knows how to use outreach methods to promote the health and wellbeing of clients and their families and close communities
- can explain how culture can promote health and wellbeing
- in cooperation with other professionals, supports clients and families from other cultural backgrounds, promoting their health, wellbeing and ability to function
- selects and uses action models and methods which increase the clients' participation on the level of individuals, groups and communities
- in cooperation with other professionals, renews and develops action models and methods of health promotion
- is aware of ethicality and legal issues related to the use of communication technology at work
-in cooperation with other professionals, uses and develops information and communication technology in an innovative, client-centred manner.
         
THO5G7 Practical Training in Mental Health Nursing         7         7     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


Nursing Competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
-bases her/his work on nursing science and related sciences when encountering clients/patients and their significant others
- has command of planning, implementing and evaluating nursing and of professional decision-making based on research and experience
- knows how to use essential nursing interventions and how to safely implement nursing
x


Health-promoting public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- is capable of developing promotive and preventive public health nursing in various settings
- works for the promotion of public health with the aim of narrowing the health gap between social groups, using foresight information about public health
- is able to analyse evidence-based knowledge in the planning, implementation and evaluation of client-centred health promotion
- bases her/his work on laws that govern public health nursing and on national and international health and social policy documents
- knows how to assess the client's resources and factors that protect and promote the client's health
- helps clients become aware of their resources in health promotion and self-care and promotes their decision-making skills
- is able to detect and support clients, families and communities in need of special support or in risk of social exclusion
-knows how to use outreach methods to promote the health and wellbeing of clients and their families and close communities
- can explain how culture can promote health and wellbeing
- in cooperation with other professionals, supports clients and families from other cultural backgrounds, promoting their health, wellbeing and ability to function
- selects and uses action models and methods which increase the clients' participation on the level of individuals, groups and communities
- in cooperation with other professionals, renews and develops action models and methods of health promotion
- is aware of ethicality and legal issues related to the use of communication technology at work
-in cooperation with other professionals, uses and develops information and communication technology in an innovative, client-centred manner.
         
THO6G60 Practical Training in Pediatric Nursing           6       6     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


Nursing Competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
-bases her/his work on nursing science and related sciences when encountering clients/patients and their significant others
- has command of planning, implementing and evaluating nursing and of professional decision-making based on research and experience
- knows how to use essential nursing interventions and how to safely implement nursing
x


Health-promoting public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- is capable of developing promotive and preventive public health nursing in various settings
- works for the promotion of public health with the aim of narrowing the health gap between social groups, using foresight information about public health
- is able to analyse evidence-based knowledge in the planning, implementation and evaluation of client-centred health promotion
- bases her/his work on laws that govern public health nursing and on national and international health and social policy documents
- knows how to assess the client's resources and factors that protect and promote the client's health
- helps clients become aware of their resources in health promotion and self-care and promotes their decision-making skills
- is able to detect and support clients, families and communities in need of special support or in risk of social exclusion
-knows how to use outreach methods to promote the health and wellbeing of clients and their families and close communities
- can explain how culture can promote health and wellbeing
- in cooperation with other professionals, supports clients and families from other cultural backgrounds, promoting their health, wellbeing and ability to function
- selects and uses action models and methods which increase the clients' participation on the level of individuals, groups and communities
- in cooperation with other professionals, renews and develops action models and methods of health promotion
- is aware of ethicality and legal issues related to the use of communication technology at work
-in cooperation with other professionals, uses and develops information and communication technology in an innovative, client-centred manner.
         
THO7G6 Practical Training in Practice or Outpatient Nursing           6       6     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


Nursing Competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
-bases her/his work on nursing science and related sciences when encountering clients/patients and their significant others
- has command of planning, implementing and evaluating nursing and of professional decision-making based on research and experience
- knows how to use essential nursing interventions and how to safely implement nursing
x


Health-promoting public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- is capable of developing promotive and preventive public health nursing in various settings
- works for the promotion of public health with the aim of narrowing the health gap between social groups, using foresight information about public health
- is able to analyse evidence-based knowledge in the planning, implementation and evaluation of client-centred health promotion
- bases her/his work on laws that govern public health nursing and on national and international health and social policy documents
- knows how to assess the client's resources and factors that protect and promote the client's health
- helps clients become aware of their resources in health promotion and self-care and promotes their decision-making skills
- is able to detect and support clients, families and communities in need of special support or in risk of social exclusion
-knows how to use outreach methods to promote the health and wellbeing of clients and their families and close communities
- can explain how culture can promote health and wellbeing
- in cooperation with other professionals, supports clients and families from other cultural backgrounds, promoting their health, wellbeing and ability to function
- selects and uses action models and methods which increase the clients' participation on the level of individuals, groups and communities
- in cooperation with other professionals, renews and develops action models and methods of health promotion
- is aware of ethicality and legal issues related to the use of communication technology at work
-in cooperation with other professionals, uses and develops information and communication technology in an innovative, client-centred manner.
         
THO8G4 Practical Training in Project Work           4       4     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


Nursing Competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
-bases her/his work on nursing science and related sciences when encountering clients/patients and their significant others
- has command of planning, implementing and evaluating nursing and of professional decision-making based on research and experience
- knows how to use essential nursing interventions and how to safely implement nursing
x


Health-promoting public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- is capable of developing promotive and preventive public health nursing in various settings
- works for the promotion of public health with the aim of narrowing the health gap between social groups, using foresight information about public health
- is able to analyse evidence-based knowledge in the planning, implementation and evaluation of client-centred health promotion
- bases her/his work on laws that govern public health nursing and on national and international health and social policy documents
- knows how to assess the client's resources and factors that protect and promote the client's health
- helps clients become aware of their resources in health promotion and self-care and promotes their decision-making skills
- is able to detect and support clients, families and communities in need of special support or in risk of social exclusion
-knows how to use outreach methods to promote the health and wellbeing of clients and their families and close communities
- can explain how culture can promote health and wellbeing
- in cooperation with other professionals, supports clients and families from other cultural backgrounds, promoting their health, wellbeing and ability to function
- selects and uses action models and methods which increase the clients' participation on the level of individuals, groups and communities
- in cooperation with other professionals, renews and develops action models and methods of health promotion
- is aware of ethicality and legal issues related to the use of communication technology at work
-in cooperation with other professionals, uses and develops information and communication technology in an innovative, client-centred manner.
         
THO9G7 Practical Training in Gerontological Nursing         7         7     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


Nursing Competence


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
-bases her/his work on nursing science and related sciences when encountering clients/patients and their significant others
- has command of planning, implementing and evaluating nursing and of professional decision-making based on research and experience
- knows how to use essential nursing interventions and how to safely implement nursing
x


Health-promoting public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- is capable of developing promotive and preventive public health nursing in various settings
- works for the promotion of public health with the aim of narrowing the health gap between social groups, using foresight information about public health
- is able to analyse evidence-based knowledge in the planning, implementation and evaluation of client-centred health promotion
- bases her/his work on laws that govern public health nursing and on national and international health and social policy documents
- knows how to assess the client's resources and factors that protect and promote the client's health
- helps clients become aware of their resources in health promotion and self-care and promotes their decision-making skills
- is able to detect and support clients, families and communities in need of special support or in risk of social exclusion
-knows how to use outreach methods to promote the health and wellbeing of clients and their families and close communities
- can explain how culture can promote health and wellbeing
- in cooperation with other professionals, supports clients and families from other cultural backgrounds, promoting their health, wellbeing and ability to function
- selects and uses action models and methods which increase the clients' participation on the level of individuals, groups and communities
- in cooperation with other professionals, renews and develops action models and methods of health promotion
- is aware of ethicality and legal issues related to the use of communication technology at work
-in cooperation with other professionals, uses and develops information and communication technology in an innovative, client-centred manner.
         
THOS Advanced Public Health Nursing Studies                   30                              
THO1S3 Promotion of a Healthy and Safe Environment           3       3     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


Promotion of a healthy and safe environment


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- in her/his work, takes into account environmental factors which promote or jeopardise people's health
- knows how to promote the creation of a healthy, safe, free access environment for clients of all ages
- in special situations and exceptional circumstances, works in collaboration with environmental health services
- is able to prevent accidents in a planned manner and knows how to administer first aid
- applies national and international guidelines and regulations on the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases
- knows how to prevent infectious diseases in Finland and how to nurse and counsel patients on infectious diseases
- implements the national immunisation programme and advises travellers on health issues
     
THO2S3 Health-Promoting Public Health Nursing           3       3     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


Health-promoting public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- is capable of developing promotive and preventive public health nursing in various settings
- works for the promotion of public health with the aim of narrowing the health gap between social groups, using foresight information about public health
- is able to analyse evidence-based knowledge in the planning, implementation and evaluation of client-centred health promotion
- bases her/his work on laws that govern public health nursing and on national and international health and social policy documents
- knows how to assess the client's resources and factors that protect and promote the client's health
- helps clients become aware of their resources in health promotion and self-care and promotes their decision-making skills
- is able to detect and support clients, families and communities in need of special support or in risk of social exclusion
-knows how to use outreach methods to promote the health and wellbeing of clients and their families and close communities
- can explain how culture can promote health and wellbeing
- in cooperation with other professionals, supports clients and families from other cultural backgrounds, promoting their health, wellbeing and ability to function
- selects and uses action models and methods which increase the clients' participation on the level of individuals, groups and communities
- in cooperation with other professionals, renews and develops action models and methods of health promotion
- is aware of ethicality and legal issues related to the use of communication technology at work
-in cooperation with other professionals, uses and develops information and communication technology in an innovative, client-centred manner.
         
THO3S2 Societal Public Health 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


Societal public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- recognises current challenges in society and acts accordingly, for the benefit of clients in order to promote their health
- knows how to speak for their clients and how to inform them of evidece-based health and wellbeing issues
- participates in national and international discussion on the health and wellbeing of the population
- cooperates with the public, private and third sector
- in cooperation with experts and end users, participates in the developmet of services and products
- develops the quality of public health nursing on the basis of evidence and makes use of quality guidelines
- monitors the development of health service expenditure and the effectiveness of preventive work and early intervention
- is able to offer appropriate services to her/his clients and ensures the continuity of care throughout the services
- knows how to act as an expert of public health nursing in various media
   
THO4S4 Management and Development of Public Health Nursing         2     2   4     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


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.
x


Quality control competence


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


Management and development of public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- observes the values and ethical principles of public health nursing and health promotion
- is able to work independently in a responsible and innovative manner in various public health nurse's duties
- evaluates and develops her/his professional competence throughout her/his career to meet worklife challenges
- applies various health and wellbeing strategies in the planning, implementation, evaluation and development of public health nursing
- knows how to work in interprofessional work groups, networks and projects
- is able to lead and manage work groups
- is capable of making decisions in unexpected situations and settings
- develops her/his cooperation skills in the practice, management and development of public health nursing
- is able to explain entrepreneurship options in public health nursing
- is aware of her/his development, innovation and research competence and promotes this competence as an expert of health promotion
- keeps up to date with the latest research findings and development ideas and applies them in her/his work
- is able to develop public health nursing out of her/his own initiative and on the basis of the needs prevailing in society and working life
 
THO5S18 Public Health Nursing of Individuals, Families and Communities             18     18     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


Public health nursing of individuals, families and communities


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- is able to cousel and support clients on issues pertaining to the couple relationship and family planning
- in cooperation with the family, knows how to plan, implement and evaluate the control and promotion of child-expecting family's health, wellbeing and resources
- is capable of assessing the mother's and fetus's health, recognising risk factors related to pregnancy or childbirth, linking clients with appropriate services if necessary
- is able to handle deliveries, including sudden births
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate a newborn baby's and the family's need for support and promote their participation
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate monitoring a small or school-aged child's and a young person's growth and development in cooperation with the clients
- encourages small and school-aged children and young people to make health-promoting choices
- encourages families in parenthood and in the promotion of a healthy lifestyle
- is able to assess small and school-aged children's, young people's and their families' needs for special support and follow-up care
- in cooperation with families and various stakeholders, maintains and promotes a safe growth community and environment
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate health and function-promoting public health nursing for working-aged adults, workplaces and communities
- is able to explain what the principles of good occupational health services involve
- is able to assess effects of work, work communities and environments on people's health
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate suggestions for the promotion of clients' (individuals, families, groups, workplaces, work or other communities) health
- knows how to act in multiprofessional work communities and in multiprofessional and -disciplinary networks
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate public health nursing to promote aged people's health and ability to function
- is able to assess risk factors related to aged people's health, living conditions and life situation, which increase the need for services, and is able to link the clients with the services available
- works in cooperation with aged clients and their families/significant others and makes decisions to promote the clients' health and to ensure them a dignified life
- is able to implement nursing and public health nursing in the client's home
       
THOH Practical Training in Public Health Nursing                   30                              
THO1H8 Practical Training in Public Health Nursing of Child-Expecting Families             8     8     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


Health-promoting public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- is capable of developing promotive and preventive public health nursing in various settings
- works for the promotion of public health with the aim of narrowing the health gap between social groups, using foresight information about public health
- is able to analyse evidence-based knowledge in the planning, implementation and evaluation of client-centred health promotion
- bases her/his work on laws that govern public health nursing and on national and international health and social policy documents
- knows how to assess the client's resources and factors that protect and promote the client's health
- helps clients become aware of their resources in health promotion and self-care and promotes their decision-making skills
- is able to detect and support clients, families and communities in need of special support or in risk of social exclusion
-knows how to use outreach methods to promote the health and wellbeing of clients and their families and close communities
- can explain how culture can promote health and wellbeing
- in cooperation with other professionals, supports clients and families from other cultural backgrounds, promoting their health, wellbeing and ability to function
- selects and uses action models and methods which increase the clients' participation on the level of individuals, groups and communities
- in cooperation with other professionals, renews and develops action models and methods of health promotion
- is aware of ethicality and legal issues related to the use of communication technology at work
-in cooperation with other professionals, uses and develops information and communication technology in an innovative, client-centred manner.
x


Public health nursing of individuals, families and communities


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- is able to cousel and support clients on issues pertaining to the couple relationship and family planning
- in cooperation with the family, knows how to plan, implement and evaluate the control and promotion of child-expecting family's health, wellbeing and resources
- is capable of assessing the mother's and fetus's health, recognising risk factors related to pregnancy or childbirth, linking clients with appropriate services if necessary
- is able to handle deliveries, including sudden births
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate a newborn baby's and the family's need for support and promote their participation
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate monitoring a small or school-aged child's and a young person's growth and development in cooperation with the clients
- encourages small and school-aged children and young people to make health-promoting choices
- encourages families in parenthood and in the promotion of a healthy lifestyle
- is able to assess small and school-aged children's, young people's and their families' needs for special support and follow-up care
- in cooperation with families and various stakeholders, maintains and promotes a safe growth community and environment
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate health and function-promoting public health nursing for working-aged adults, workplaces and communities
- is able to explain what the principles of good occupational health services involve
- is able to assess effects of work, work communities and environments on people's health
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate suggestions for the promotion of clients' (individuals, families, groups, workplaces, work or other communities) health
- knows how to act in multiprofessional work communities and in multiprofessional and -disciplinary networks
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate public health nursing to promote aged people's health and ability to function
- is able to assess risk factors related to aged people's health, living conditions and life situation, which increase the need for services, and is able to link the clients with the services available
- works in cooperation with aged clients and their families/significant others and makes decisions to promote the clients' health and to ensure them a dignified life
- is able to implement nursing and public health nursing in the client's home
x


Promotion of a healthy and safe environment


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- in her/his work, takes into account environmental factors which promote or jeopardise people's health
- knows how to promote the creation of a healthy, safe, free access environment for clients of all ages
- in special situations and exceptional circumstances, works in collaboration with environmental health services
- is able to prevent accidents in a planned manner and knows how to administer first aid
- applies national and international guidelines and regulations on the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases
- knows how to prevent infectious diseases in Finland and how to nurse and counsel patients on infectious diseases
- implements the national immunisation programme and advises travellers on health issues
x


Societal public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- recognises current challenges in society and acts accordingly, for the benefit of clients in order to promote their health
- knows how to speak for their clients and how to inform them of evidece-based health and wellbeing issues
- participates in national and international discussion on the health and wellbeing of the population
- cooperates with the public, private and third sector
- in cooperation with experts and end users, participates in the developmet of services and products
- develops the quality of public health nursing on the basis of evidence and makes use of quality guidelines
- monitors the development of health service expenditure and the effectiveness of preventive work and early intervention
- is able to offer appropriate services to her/his clients and ensures the continuity of care throughout the services
- knows how to act as an expert of public health nursing in various media
x


Management and development of public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- observes the values and ethical principles of public health nursing and health promotion
- is able to work independently in a responsible and innovative manner in various public health nurse's duties
- evaluates and develops her/his professional competence throughout her/his career to meet worklife challenges
- applies various health and wellbeing strategies in the planning, implementation, evaluation and development of public health nursing
- knows how to work in interprofessional work groups, networks and projects
- is able to lead and manage work groups
- is capable of making decisions in unexpected situations and settings
- develops her/his cooperation skills in the practice, management and development of public health nursing
- is able to explain entrepreneurship options in public health nursing
- is aware of her/his development, innovation and research competence and promotes this competence as an expert of health promotion
- keeps up to date with the latest research findings and development ideas and applies them in her/his work
- is able to develop public health nursing out of her/his own initiative and on the basis of the needs prevailing in society and working life
 
THO2H6 Practical Training in Public Health Nursing of Children and Their Families             6     6     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


Health-promoting public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- is capable of developing promotive and preventive public health nursing in various settings
- works for the promotion of public health with the aim of narrowing the health gap between social groups, using foresight information about public health
- is able to analyse evidence-based knowledge in the planning, implementation and evaluation of client-centred health promotion
- bases her/his work on laws that govern public health nursing and on national and international health and social policy documents
- knows how to assess the client's resources and factors that protect and promote the client's health
- helps clients become aware of their resources in health promotion and self-care and promotes their decision-making skills
- is able to detect and support clients, families and communities in need of special support or in risk of social exclusion
-knows how to use outreach methods to promote the health and wellbeing of clients and their families and close communities
- can explain how culture can promote health and wellbeing
- in cooperation with other professionals, supports clients and families from other cultural backgrounds, promoting their health, wellbeing and ability to function
- selects and uses action models and methods which increase the clients' participation on the level of individuals, groups and communities
- in cooperation with other professionals, renews and develops action models and methods of health promotion
- is aware of ethicality and legal issues related to the use of communication technology at work
-in cooperation with other professionals, uses and develops information and communication technology in an innovative, client-centred manner.
x


Public health nursing of individuals, families and communities


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- is able to cousel and support clients on issues pertaining to the couple relationship and family planning
- in cooperation with the family, knows how to plan, implement and evaluate the control and promotion of child-expecting family's health, wellbeing and resources
- is capable of assessing the mother's and fetus's health, recognising risk factors related to pregnancy or childbirth, linking clients with appropriate services if necessary
- is able to handle deliveries, including sudden births
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate a newborn baby's and the family's need for support and promote their participation
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate monitoring a small or school-aged child's and a young person's growth and development in cooperation with the clients
- encourages small and school-aged children and young people to make health-promoting choices
- encourages families in parenthood and in the promotion of a healthy lifestyle
- is able to assess small and school-aged children's, young people's and their families' needs for special support and follow-up care
- in cooperation with families and various stakeholders, maintains and promotes a safe growth community and environment
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate health and function-promoting public health nursing for working-aged adults, workplaces and communities
- is able to explain what the principles of good occupational health services involve
- is able to assess effects of work, work communities and environments on people's health
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate suggestions for the promotion of clients' (individuals, families, groups, workplaces, work or other communities) health
- knows how to act in multiprofessional work communities and in multiprofessional and -disciplinary networks
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate public health nursing to promote aged people's health and ability to function
- is able to assess risk factors related to aged people's health, living conditions and life situation, which increase the need for services, and is able to link the clients with the services available
- works in cooperation with aged clients and their families/significant others and makes decisions to promote the clients' health and to ensure them a dignified life
- is able to implement nursing and public health nursing in the client's home
x


Promotion of a healthy and safe environment


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- in her/his work, takes into account environmental factors which promote or jeopardise people's health
- knows how to promote the creation of a healthy, safe, free access environment for clients of all ages
- in special situations and exceptional circumstances, works in collaboration with environmental health services
- is able to prevent accidents in a planned manner and knows how to administer first aid
- applies national and international guidelines and regulations on the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases
- knows how to prevent infectious diseases in Finland and how to nurse and counsel patients on infectious diseases
- implements the national immunisation programme and advises travellers on health issues
x


Societal public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- recognises current challenges in society and acts accordingly, for the benefit of clients in order to promote their health
- knows how to speak for their clients and how to inform them of evidece-based health and wellbeing issues
- participates in national and international discussion on the health and wellbeing of the population
- cooperates with the public, private and third sector
- in cooperation with experts and end users, participates in the developmet of services and products
- develops the quality of public health nursing on the basis of evidence and makes use of quality guidelines
- monitors the development of health service expenditure and the effectiveness of preventive work and early intervention
- is able to offer appropriate services to her/his clients and ensures the continuity of care throughout the services
- knows how to act as an expert of public health nursing in various media
x


Management and development of public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- observes the values and ethical principles of public health nursing and health promotion
- is able to work independently in a responsible and innovative manner in various public health nurse's duties
- evaluates and develops her/his professional competence throughout her/his career to meet worklife challenges
- applies various health and wellbeing strategies in the planning, implementation, evaluation and development of public health nursing
- knows how to work in interprofessional work groups, networks and projects
- is able to lead and manage work groups
- is capable of making decisions in unexpected situations and settings
- develops her/his cooperation skills in the practice, management and development of public health nursing
- is able to explain entrepreneurship options in public health nursing
- is aware of her/his development, innovation and research competence and promotes this competence as an expert of health promotion
- keeps up to date with the latest research findings and development ideas and applies them in her/his work
- is able to develop public health nursing out of her/his own initiative and on the basis of the needs prevailing in society and working life
 
THO3H5 Practical Training in Public Health Nursing of School-Age Children, Young People and Their Families               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


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


Health-promoting public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- is capable of developing promotive and preventive public health nursing in various settings
- works for the promotion of public health with the aim of narrowing the health gap between social groups, using foresight information about public health
- is able to analyse evidence-based knowledge in the planning, implementation and evaluation of client-centred health promotion
- bases her/his work on laws that govern public health nursing and on national and international health and social policy documents
- knows how to assess the client's resources and factors that protect and promote the client's health
- helps clients become aware of their resources in health promotion and self-care and promotes their decision-making skills
- is able to detect and support clients, families and communities in need of special support or in risk of social exclusion
-knows how to use outreach methods to promote the health and wellbeing of clients and their families and close communities
- can explain how culture can promote health and wellbeing
- in cooperation with other professionals, supports clients and families from other cultural backgrounds, promoting their health, wellbeing and ability to function
- selects and uses action models and methods which increase the clients' participation on the level of individuals, groups and communities
- in cooperation with other professionals, renews and develops action models and methods of health promotion
- is aware of ethicality and legal issues related to the use of communication technology at work
-in cooperation with other professionals, uses and develops information and communication technology in an innovative, client-centred manner.
x


Public health nursing of individuals, families and communities


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- is able to cousel and support clients on issues pertaining to the couple relationship and family planning
- in cooperation with the family, knows how to plan, implement and evaluate the control and promotion of child-expecting family's health, wellbeing and resources
- is capable of assessing the mother's and fetus's health, recognising risk factors related to pregnancy or childbirth, linking clients with appropriate services if necessary
- is able to handle deliveries, including sudden births
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate a newborn baby's and the family's need for support and promote their participation
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate monitoring a small or school-aged child's and a young person's growth and development in cooperation with the clients
- encourages small and school-aged children and young people to make health-promoting choices
- encourages families in parenthood and in the promotion of a healthy lifestyle
- is able to assess small and school-aged children's, young people's and their families' needs for special support and follow-up care
- in cooperation with families and various stakeholders, maintains and promotes a safe growth community and environment
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate health and function-promoting public health nursing for working-aged adults, workplaces and communities
- is able to explain what the principles of good occupational health services involve
- is able to assess effects of work, work communities and environments on people's health
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate suggestions for the promotion of clients' (individuals, families, groups, workplaces, work or other communities) health
- knows how to act in multiprofessional work communities and in multiprofessional and -disciplinary networks
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate public health nursing to promote aged people's health and ability to function
- is able to assess risk factors related to aged people's health, living conditions and life situation, which increase the need for services, and is able to link the clients with the services available
- works in cooperation with aged clients and their families/significant others and makes decisions to promote the clients' health and to ensure them a dignified life
- is able to implement nursing and public health nursing in the client's home
x


Promotion of a healthy and safe environment


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- in her/his work, takes into account environmental factors which promote or jeopardise people's health
- knows how to promote the creation of a healthy, safe, free access environment for clients of all ages
- in special situations and exceptional circumstances, works in collaboration with environmental health services
- is able to prevent accidents in a planned manner and knows how to administer first aid
- applies national and international guidelines and regulations on the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases
- knows how to prevent infectious diseases in Finland and how to nurse and counsel patients on infectious diseases
- implements the national immunisation programme and advises travellers on health issues
x


Societal public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- recognises current challenges in society and acts accordingly, for the benefit of clients in order to promote their health
- knows how to speak for their clients and how to inform them of evidece-based health and wellbeing issues
- participates in national and international discussion on the health and wellbeing of the population
- cooperates with the public, private and third sector
- in cooperation with experts and end users, participates in the developmet of services and products
- develops the quality of public health nursing on the basis of evidence and makes use of quality guidelines
- monitors the development of health service expenditure and the effectiveness of preventive work and early intervention
- is able to offer appropriate services to her/his clients and ensures the continuity of care throughout the services
- knows how to act as an expert of public health nursing in various media
x


Management and development of public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- observes the values and ethical principles of public health nursing and health promotion
- is able to work independently in a responsible and innovative manner in various public health nurse's duties
- evaluates and develops her/his professional competence throughout her/his career to meet worklife challenges
- applies various health and wellbeing strategies in the planning, implementation, evaluation and development of public health nursing
- knows how to work in interprofessional work groups, networks and projects
- is able to lead and manage work groups
- is capable of making decisions in unexpected situations and settings
- develops her/his cooperation skills in the practice, management and development of public health nursing
- is able to explain entrepreneurship options in public health nursing
- is aware of her/his development, innovation and research competence and promotes this competence as an expert of health promotion
- keeps up to date with the latest research findings and development ideas and applies them in her/his work
- is able to develop public health nursing out of her/his own initiative and on the basis of the needs prevailing in society and working life
 
THO4H6 Practical Training in Public Health Nursing of Work-Age Adults and Their Communities               6   6     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


Health-promoting public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- is capable of developing promotive and preventive public health nursing in various settings
- works for the promotion of public health with the aim of narrowing the health gap between social groups, using foresight information about public health
- is able to analyse evidence-based knowledge in the planning, implementation and evaluation of client-centred health promotion
- bases her/his work on laws that govern public health nursing and on national and international health and social policy documents
- knows how to assess the client's resources and factors that protect and promote the client's health
- helps clients become aware of their resources in health promotion and self-care and promotes their decision-making skills
- is able to detect and support clients, families and communities in need of special support or in risk of social exclusion
-knows how to use outreach methods to promote the health and wellbeing of clients and their families and close communities
- can explain how culture can promote health and wellbeing
- in cooperation with other professionals, supports clients and families from other cultural backgrounds, promoting their health, wellbeing and ability to function
- selects and uses action models and methods which increase the clients' participation on the level of individuals, groups and communities
- in cooperation with other professionals, renews and develops action models and methods of health promotion
- is aware of ethicality and legal issues related to the use of communication technology at work
-in cooperation with other professionals, uses and develops information and communication technology in an innovative, client-centred manner.
x


Public health nursing of individuals, families and communities


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- is able to cousel and support clients on issues pertaining to the couple relationship and family planning
- in cooperation with the family, knows how to plan, implement and evaluate the control and promotion of child-expecting family's health, wellbeing and resources
- is capable of assessing the mother's and fetus's health, recognising risk factors related to pregnancy or childbirth, linking clients with appropriate services if necessary
- is able to handle deliveries, including sudden births
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate a newborn baby's and the family's need for support and promote their participation
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate monitoring a small or school-aged child's and a young person's growth and development in cooperation with the clients
- encourages small and school-aged children and young people to make health-promoting choices
- encourages families in parenthood and in the promotion of a healthy lifestyle
- is able to assess small and school-aged children's, young people's and their families' needs for special support and follow-up care
- in cooperation with families and various stakeholders, maintains and promotes a safe growth community and environment
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate health and function-promoting public health nursing for working-aged adults, workplaces and communities
- is able to explain what the principles of good occupational health services involve
- is able to assess effects of work, work communities and environments on people's health
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate suggestions for the promotion of clients' (individuals, families, groups, workplaces, work or other communities) health
- knows how to act in multiprofessional work communities and in multiprofessional and -disciplinary networks
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate public health nursing to promote aged people's health and ability to function
- is able to assess risk factors related to aged people's health, living conditions and life situation, which increase the need for services, and is able to link the clients with the services available
- works in cooperation with aged clients and their families/significant others and makes decisions to promote the clients' health and to ensure them a dignified life
- is able to implement nursing and public health nursing in the client's home
x


Promotion of a healthy and safe environment


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- in her/his work, takes into account environmental factors which promote or jeopardise people's health
- knows how to promote the creation of a healthy, safe, free access environment for clients of all ages
- in special situations and exceptional circumstances, works in collaboration with environmental health services
- is able to prevent accidents in a planned manner and knows how to administer first aid
- applies national and international guidelines and regulations on the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases
- knows how to prevent infectious diseases in Finland and how to nurse and counsel patients on infectious diseases
- implements the national immunisation programme and advises travellers on health issues
x


Societal public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- recognises current challenges in society and acts accordingly, for the benefit of clients in order to promote their health
- knows how to speak for their clients and how to inform them of evidece-based health and wellbeing issues
- participates in national and international discussion on the health and wellbeing of the population
- cooperates with the public, private and third sector
- in cooperation with experts and end users, participates in the developmet of services and products
- develops the quality of public health nursing on the basis of evidence and makes use of quality guidelines
- monitors the development of health service expenditure and the effectiveness of preventive work and early intervention
- is able to offer appropriate services to her/his clients and ensures the continuity of care throughout the services
- knows how to act as an expert of public health nursing in various media
x


Management and development of public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- observes the values and ethical principles of public health nursing and health promotion
- is able to work independently in a responsible and innovative manner in various public health nurse's duties
- evaluates and develops her/his professional competence throughout her/his career to meet worklife challenges
- applies various health and wellbeing strategies in the planning, implementation, evaluation and development of public health nursing
- knows how to work in interprofessional work groups, networks and projects
- is able to lead and manage work groups
- is capable of making decisions in unexpected situations and settings
- develops her/his cooperation skills in the practice, management and development of public health nursing
- is able to explain entrepreneurship options in public health nursing
- is aware of her/his development, innovation and research competence and promotes this competence as an expert of health promotion
- keeps up to date with the latest research findings and development ideas and applies them in her/his work
- is able to develop public health nursing out of her/his own initiative and on the basis of the needs prevailing in society and working life
 
THO5H5 Development of Public Health Nursing               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


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


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.
x


Quality control competence


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


Health-promoting public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- is capable of developing promotive and preventive public health nursing in various settings
- works for the promotion of public health with the aim of narrowing the health gap between social groups, using foresight information about public health
- is able to analyse evidence-based knowledge in the planning, implementation and evaluation of client-centred health promotion
- bases her/his work on laws that govern public health nursing and on national and international health and social policy documents
- knows how to assess the client's resources and factors that protect and promote the client's health
- helps clients become aware of their resources in health promotion and self-care and promotes their decision-making skills
- is able to detect and support clients, families and communities in need of special support or in risk of social exclusion
-knows how to use outreach methods to promote the health and wellbeing of clients and their families and close communities
- can explain how culture can promote health and wellbeing
- in cooperation with other professionals, supports clients and families from other cultural backgrounds, promoting their health, wellbeing and ability to function
- selects and uses action models and methods which increase the clients' participation on the level of individuals, groups and communities
- in cooperation with other professionals, renews and develops action models and methods of health promotion
- is aware of ethicality and legal issues related to the use of communication technology at work
-in cooperation with other professionals, uses and develops information and communication technology in an innovative, client-centred manner.
x


Public health nursing of individuals, families and communities


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- is able to cousel and support clients on issues pertaining to the couple relationship and family planning
- in cooperation with the family, knows how to plan, implement and evaluate the control and promotion of child-expecting family's health, wellbeing and resources
- is capable of assessing the mother's and fetus's health, recognising risk factors related to pregnancy or childbirth, linking clients with appropriate services if necessary
- is able to handle deliveries, including sudden births
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate a newborn baby's and the family's need for support and promote their participation
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate monitoring a small or school-aged child's and a young person's growth and development in cooperation with the clients
- encourages small and school-aged children and young people to make health-promoting choices
- encourages families in parenthood and in the promotion of a healthy lifestyle
- is able to assess small and school-aged children's, young people's and their families' needs for special support and follow-up care
- in cooperation with families and various stakeholders, maintains and promotes a safe growth community and environment
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate health and function-promoting public health nursing for working-aged adults, workplaces and communities
- is able to explain what the principles of good occupational health services involve
- is able to assess effects of work, work communities and environments on people's health
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate suggestions for the promotion of clients' (individuals, families, groups, workplaces, work or other communities) health
- knows how to act in multiprofessional work communities and in multiprofessional and -disciplinary networks
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate public health nursing to promote aged people's health and ability to function
- is able to assess risk factors related to aged people's health, living conditions and life situation, which increase the need for services, and is able to link the clients with the services available
- works in cooperation with aged clients and their families/significant others and makes decisions to promote the clients' health and to ensure them a dignified life
- is able to implement nursing and public health nursing in the client's home
x


Promotion of a healthy and safe environment


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- in her/his work, takes into account environmental factors which promote or jeopardise people's health
- knows how to promote the creation of a healthy, safe, free access environment for clients of all ages
- in special situations and exceptional circumstances, works in collaboration with environmental health services
- is able to prevent accidents in a planned manner and knows how to administer first aid
- applies national and international guidelines and regulations on the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases
- knows how to prevent infectious diseases in Finland and how to nurse and counsel patients on infectious diseases
- implements the national immunisation programme and advises travellers on health issues
x


Societal public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- recognises current challenges in society and acts accordingly, for the benefit of clients in order to promote their health
- knows how to speak for their clients and how to inform them of evidece-based health and wellbeing issues
- participates in national and international discussion on the health and wellbeing of the population
- cooperates with the public, private and third sector
- in cooperation with experts and end users, participates in the developmet of services and products
- develops the quality of public health nursing on the basis of evidence and makes use of quality guidelines
- monitors the development of health service expenditure and the effectiveness of preventive work and early intervention
- is able to offer appropriate services to her/his clients and ensures the continuity of care throughout the services
- knows how to act as an expert of public health nursing in various media
x


Management and development of public health nursing


A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- observes the values and ethical principles of public health nursing and health promotion
- is able to work independently in a responsible and innovative manner in various public health nurse's duties
- evaluates and develops her/his professional competence throughout her/his career to meet worklife challenges
- applies various health and wellbeing strategies in the planning, implementation, evaluation and development of public health nursing
- knows how to work in interprofessional work groups, networks and projects
- is able to lead and manage work groups
- is capable of making decisions in unexpected situations and settings
- develops her/his cooperation skills in the practice, management and development of public health nursing
- is able to explain entrepreneurship options in public health nursing
- is aware of her/his development, innovation and research competence and promotes this competence as an expert of health promotion
- keeps up to date with the latest research findings and development ideas and applies them in her/his work
- is able to develop public health nursing out of her/his own initiative and on the basis of the needs prevailing in society and working life
 
THVV FREE-CHOICE STUDIES       2 1         3                              

 

Curricula description
 
Degree program
TH  Degree Programme in Public Health 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.
th1  Nursing Competence
A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
-bases her/his work on nursing science and related sciences when encountering clients/patients and their significant others
- has command of planning, implementing and evaluating nursing and of professional decision-making based on research and experience
- knows how to use essential nursing interventions and how to safely implement nursing
th2  Health-promoting public health nursing
A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- is capable of developing promotive and preventive public health nursing in various settings
- works for the promotion of public health with the aim of narrowing the health gap between social groups, using foresight information about public health
- is able to analyse evidence-based knowledge in the planning, implementation and evaluation of client-centred health promotion
- bases her/his work on laws that govern public health nursing and on national and international health and social policy documents
- knows how to assess the client's resources and factors that protect and promote the client's health
- helps clients become aware of their resources in health promotion and self-care and promotes their decision-making skills
- is able to detect and support clients, families and communities in need of special support or in risk of social exclusion
-knows how to use outreach methods to promote the health and wellbeing of clients and their families and close communities
- can explain how culture can promote health and wellbeing
- in cooperation with other professionals, supports clients and families from other cultural backgrounds, promoting their health, wellbeing and ability to function
- selects and uses action models and methods which increase the clients' participation on the level of individuals, groups and communities
- in cooperation with other professionals, renews and develops action models and methods of health promotion
- is aware of ethicality and legal issues related to the use of communication technology at work
-in cooperation with other professionals, uses and develops information and communication technology in an innovative, client-centred manner.
th3  Public health nursing of individuals, families and communities
A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- is able to cousel and support clients on issues pertaining to the couple relationship and family planning
- in cooperation with the family, knows how to plan, implement and evaluate the control and promotion of child-expecting family's health, wellbeing and resources
- is capable of assessing the mother's and fetus's health, recognising risk factors related to pregnancy or childbirth, linking clients with appropriate services if necessary
- is able to handle deliveries, including sudden births
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate a newborn baby's and the family's need for support and promote their participation
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate monitoring a small or school-aged child's and a young person's growth and development in cooperation with the clients
- encourages small and school-aged children and young people to make health-promoting choices
- encourages families in parenthood and in the promotion of a healthy lifestyle
- is able to assess small and school-aged children's, young people's and their families' needs for special support and follow-up care
- in cooperation with families and various stakeholders, maintains and promotes a safe growth community and environment
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate health and function-promoting public health nursing for working-aged adults, workplaces and communities
- is able to explain what the principles of good occupational health services involve
- is able to assess effects of work, work communities and environments on people's health
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate suggestions for the promotion of clients' (individuals, families, groups, workplaces, work or other communities) health
- knows how to act in multiprofessional work communities and in multiprofessional and -disciplinary networks
- knows how to plan, implement and evaluate public health nursing to promote aged people's health and ability to function
- is able to assess risk factors related to aged people's health, living conditions and life situation, which increase the need for services, and is able to link the clients with the services available
- works in cooperation with aged clients and their families/significant others and makes decisions to promote the clients' health and to ensure them a dignified life
- is able to implement nursing and public health nursing in the client's home
th4  Promotion of a healthy and safe environment
A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- in her/his work, takes into account environmental factors which promote or jeopardise people's health
- knows how to promote the creation of a healthy, safe, free access environment for clients of all ages
- in special situations and exceptional circumstances, works in collaboration with environmental health services
- is able to prevent accidents in a planned manner and knows how to administer first aid
- applies national and international guidelines and regulations on the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases
- knows how to prevent infectious diseases in Finland and how to nurse and counsel patients on infectious diseases
- implements the national immunisation programme and advises travellers on health issues
th5  Societal public health nursing
A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- recognises current challenges in society and acts accordingly, for the benefit of clients in order to promote their health
- knows how to speak for their clients and how to inform them of evidece-based health and wellbeing issues
- participates in national and international discussion on the health and wellbeing of the population
- cooperates with the public, private and third sector
- in cooperation with experts and end users, participates in the developmet of services and products
- develops the quality of public health nursing on the basis of evidence and makes use of quality guidelines
- monitors the development of health service expenditure and the effectiveness of preventive work and early intervention
- is able to offer appropriate services to her/his clients and ensures the continuity of care throughout the services
- knows how to act as an expert of public health nursing in various media
th6  Management and development of public health nursing
A Bachelor of Health Care, Public Health Nurse:
- observes the values and ethical principles of public health nursing and health promotion
- is able to work independently in a responsible and innovative manner in various public health nurse's duties
- evaluates and develops her/his professional competence throughout her/his career to meet worklife challenges
- applies various health and wellbeing strategies in the planning, implementation, evaluation and development of public health nursing
- knows how to work in interprofessional work groups, networks and projects
- is able to lead and manage work groups
- is capable of making decisions in unexpected situations and settings
- develops her/his cooperation skills in the practice, management and development of public health nursing
- is able to explain entrepreneurship options in public health nursing
- is aware of her/his development, innovation and research competence and promotes this competence as an expert of health promotion
- keeps up to date with the latest research findings and development ideas and applies them in her/his work
- is able to develop public health nursing out of her/his own initiative and on the basis of the needs prevailing in society and working life

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