(Select 55 cr)
Nursing in Acute Illnesses
|Professional Growth into Clinical Expertise||5|
|Expertise in Nursing of Acute Illnesses, part 1||10|
|Expertise in Nursing Care of Acute Illnesses, part 2||5|
|Medical Competence in Nursing of Acute Illnesses||5|
|Pharmacology and Medicines Management||5|
|The Quality and Effectiveness of Evidence Based Nursing in Clinical Practice||5|
Mental health and substance abuse work
|Mental Health Disorders, Substance Abuse Problems and Pharmacology (TuAS)||5|
|Customership and Client-centered Interaction (Tamk)||5|
|Family and Network-Centered Interaction (JAMK)||5|
|Cultural and International Mental Health and Substance Abuse Care||5|
|Mental Health and Substance Abuse Service Systems||5|
|Mental Health and Substance Abuse Care with Different Age Groups (SAMK)||5|
|Professional Growth towards Clinical Expertise in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Care||5|
Common professional studies
|Basis of Project And Research Competence||5|
|Foundations of Evidence Based Nursing in Clinical Practice||5|
|Research Process and Methods||5|
|Strategic Management and Communication||5|
|Information Search and Seminar 1 (Planning)||7|
|Independent Work 1||8|
|Seminar 2 (Implementation)||3|
|Independent Work 2||5|
|Scientific Writing and Seminar 3 (Presentation)||7|
|60 / 84.7||60 / 40.3||60 / 46.8||60 / 37.8||60 / 40.3||60 / 23.4||60 / 23.4||60 / 18.9||60 / 18.9||60 / 20.2||60 / 20.2|
Studies of syllabus is planned so 60 credits are studied in academic year. Planned syllabus may change during studies.
Qualification: Master of Health Care
Extent and duration: 90 ECTS, 1.5 years
see www.tamk.fi (application and periods of application)
The focus of the degree programme is on evidence based nursing in the care of acute illnesses or mental health and substance abuse work. The degree programme gives qualifications and competence to develop nursing in acute illnesses or in mental health and substance abuse work as well as in clinical practice in different environments. In addition the students gain the Master’s level clinical nursing expertise in these fields.
After the graduation students are qualified to apply for vocational teacher’s education or other public positions, where Master’s level education is required. The degree is comparable with equivalent degrees in other EU countries (EQF, level 7).
The degree programme gives qualifications to work as clinical experts or developers in acute illness nursing or in mental health and substance abuse work.
BASIC VALUES OF EDUCATION
The values of the education are based on the values mentioned in TAMK’s strategy:
A sense of community, respect for the individual and individual differences, sustainable development, appreciation of expertise and entrepreneurship.
THE STRUCTURE OF THE STUDIES
Advanced professional studies 55 cr
Optional studies 5 cr
Master’s Thesis 30 cr
Total 90 cr
Nursing of Acute Illnesses 35 cr
Mental health and substance abuse work 35 cr
Research and development activities 20 cr
Multifaceted teaching methods are used, including two days of contact teaching monthly.
The studies of mental health and substance abuse work are arranged in co-operation with three other Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences. These studies include also intensive days in Jyväskylä, Tampere, Pori and Turku.
Multifaceted teaching methods are used: lectures, independent study, virtual studies, project studies and a Master's thesis
Adults: Social Services, Health and Sports