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Master's Degree Programme in Clinical Nursing Expertise

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ADVANCED PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
                           
Expertise in Clinical Nursing
                           
Achieving of the Clinical Expertise 3
 
   
       
Achieving of the Clinical Expertise 2  
   
       
Evidence Based Nursing in Clinical Nursing part I 5
 
   
       
Evidence Based Nursing in Clinical Nursing part II 5
 
   
       
Evidence Based Nursing in Clinical Nursing part III 5  
   
       
Expertise in Nursing Acute Illnesses part I 10
 
   
       
Expertise in Nursing Acute Illnesses part II 5  
   
       
Pharmacology and Medication 5
 
     
           
Research and Development
                           
Applied Methods of Research 5
 
     
           
The Management of the Team of the Clinical Expertise part I 2
 
   
       
The Management of the Team of the Clinical Expertise part II 3  
   
       
The Development of Clinical Practise 5
 
     
           
Mental health and substance abuse work
                           
Mental health, mental health and substance abuse disorders 5
 
   
       
Development of mental health nursing 5
 
   
       
Theoretical orientations in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Care 5
 
   
       
Therapeutical interaction in mental health and substance abuse nursing , part I 8
 
   
       
Therapeutical interaction in mental health and substance abuse nursing , part II 7  
   
       
Personal and professional growth, part I 5
 
   
       
Personal and professional growth, part II 5  
   
       
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FREE-CHOICE STUDIES
                           
MASTER'S THESIS
                           
Master's Thesis
                           
Seminars 6
 
   
       
Thesis Seminars 3  
   
       
Independent Working part I 5
 
   
       
Independent Working part II 10  
   
       
Seminar in Working Life 6  
   
       
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The curriculum has been planned so that the student completes 60 ECTS credits per academic year and 30 ECTS credits per semester

Studies of syllabus is planned so 60 credits are studied in academic year. Planned syllabus may change during studies.

Degree Programme in Clinical Nursing Expertise
School of Health Care
Kuntokatu 4, 33530 Tampere
Director of Education Lea Yli-Koivisto
Principal Lecturer Marjo Räsänen

The title of the graduating students of the Degree Programme in Clinical Nursing Expertise is Master of Health Care. The degree is comparable with equivalent degrees in other EU countries.

Eligibility criteria: see www.tamk.fi
( application and periods of application)

The extent of the degree programme is 90 credits ( cr) and the education lasts for two ( 2 ) years.

Teaching methods
Variable teaching methods are used: lectures, independent study, virtual studies, project studies and master's thesis

In the degree programme curriculum, professionalism and expertise in acute illnesses are seen as connected, expanding and advancing processes. The basis and focus of the curriculum is formed by the master's thesis ( 30 cr ), mainly implemented as an action research supported by the course contents, methods and tasks.
The degree programme studies ( 90 cr ) consist of
Advanced Professional Studies ( 55 cr)
- Achievement of Clinical Expertise
- Evidence Based Nursing in Clinical Nursing
- Expertise in Nursing Acute Illnesses
- Pharmacology and Medication
- Applied Research Methods
- Management of Clinical Expert Teams
- Development of Clinical Practice
Master’s Thesis ( 3o cr )
Elective Studies ( 5 cr)
Learning outcomes: In this programme nursing professionals gain advanced knowledge, skills and competences which enable autonomous working in demanding expertise tasks. The students will attain the ability to act as experts and developers of clinical nursing in acute illnesses.

The focus of the degree programme is on evidence based nursing in acute illnesses. The degree programme gives qualifications to act as clinical experts in acute illness situations and develop different health care organizations both in public and private sectors. In addition, the education enables development of nursing staff and nursing environment in the changing world.