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Practical Training in Public Health Nursing I (10 cr)

Code: STH6410-3001

General information


01.10.2022 - 31.10.2022


09.01.2023 - 31.07.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

10 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching


Tikkarinne Campus Tikkarinne 9

Teaching languages

  • Finnish


20 - 40

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Public Health Nursing


  • Hanne Timonen
  • Tiina Parviainen
  • Satu Kinnunen
  • Kirsi Varis

Teacher in charge

Hanne Timonen


  • STTNK20
    Public Health Nurse, Full-time Studies, Spring, 2020


Objectives (Internship in Nursing I + II):
You can independently and in a customer and resource-based way use a variety of effective health promotion methods to support parenting and relationships.
You know how to monitor the development of pregnancy and the fetus and the methods of screening.
You know how to monitor and screen the growth and development of children and young people of different ages.
You can talk about difficult issues and guide and help clients who need special support in cooperation with other experts to promote the health of children and families and a safe growth environment.
You will be able to work with other experts to promote a healthy and safe environment for adults and the elderly.
You are able to independently assess and support the growth and development of the child / young person and the resources of his or her family.
You are able to work in school and study communities as an expert in health promotion nursing and health information.
You are able to plan, implement and evaluate public health nursing work that strengthens the health and functional capacity of the working age and the elderly.
You know how to work independently.
You know how to visit home as a form of work.
You know how to vaccinate.
You will be able to analyze your professional development as a public health nursing expert


Professional ethics of a public health nurse as a developing expert in the work of a public health nurse.
Working in an independent public health nurse's work in different operating environments and in multi-professional work groups.

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