Clinical Expertise and Development Skills
(Select 30 cr)
Basics of Development Skills
|Professional Growth into Clinical Expertise||2|
|Evidence Based Practice||5|
Development Skills of Service Chains in Social and Health Care
|Development of Processes and Service Pathways in Social and Health Care||5|
|Family Perspectives in Access to Social- and Health Care Services||5|
|Customers as Service Developers||5|
|eHealth and Digital Services||5|
Development Skills in Biomedical Laboratory
|Continuous Quality Improvement in Clinical Laboratory||5|
|Clinical Expertise in Laboratory Work||10|
Development Skills in Radiography
|Developing Quality Management and Safety Culture||5|
|Developing Radiographic Imaging, Treatments and Procedures in Clinical Radiography||10|
|Developing Patient Care and Safety||5|
Common Master Studies
(Select 25 cr)
|Project work and Management in Implementing Strategies||5|
|Information Systems in Health Care and Social Services||2|
|Foundations of Financial Management||5|
|Leadership and HRM||5|
|Business in Social and Health Care||5|
|Future Research, Foresight and Innovation||5|
|Quantitative Research Methods, Effectiveness (incl. SPSS)||5|
|Qualitative and Action-based Research and Development Methods||5|
|Strategy and Change Management, as well as Communication||5|
|Customer Relationship Management||5|
|Information Search and Seminar 1 (Planning)||7|
|Seminar 2 (Implementation)||3|
|Independent Work 1||8|
|Independent Work 2||5|
|Scientific Writing and Seminar 3 (Presentation)||7|
|60 / 113||60 / 47||60 / 52||60 / 61||60 / 47||60 / 20||60 / 32||60 / 31.5||60 / 29.5||60 / 26||60 / 21|
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 development and management skills.
Education provides the capability for health and social care management and expert positions, which emphasizes independent and critical thinking, management of the change process and development of the strategic innovation, identification of the complex challenges and resolution activities.
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 manager, expert or developer in social and health care organisations. The master’s degree offers the same qualification for posts and positions in the public sector as master’s degrees completed in universities.
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
Multifaceted teaching methods are used, including a couple of days of contact teaching monthly.
Multifaceted teaching methods are used: lectures, independent study, virtual studies, project studies and a Master's thesis
Adults: Social Services, Health and Sports