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Master’s Degree Programme in Clinical Expertise

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Advanced Professional Studies
(Select 30 cr)
                     
Acute Nursing
                     
Expertise in Immediate Clinical Acute Nursing 5
 
   
       
Development of Supervision Skills in Different Acute Nursing Environments 5
   
     
   
Development as Clinical Expert in Acute Nursing 5  
   
       
Acute Medicine and Special Issues in Pharmacology 5
   
     
   
Evidence-Based Development of Acute Nursing Services 5
 
   
       
Digitalisation in the Renewal and Development of Acute Nursing 5
 
   
Mental Health and Substance Abuse
                     
Developing Expertise in the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Care 5
 
   
       
Evidence Based Mental Health Promotion 5
   
     
   
Advanced Person-Centered Care Process in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Care I 5
   
     
   
Advanced Person-Centered Care Process in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Care II 5  
   
       
Developing Expertise in the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Care 5
   
     
   
Specialized Mental Health and Substance Abuse Care 5  
   
       
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Optional Advanced Studies
(Select 15 cr)
                     
Evidence-Based Practice 5
   
     
   
Systematic Review in Health Research 5
 
   
       
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Optional Studies
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Working in a Project 5                      
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Master's Thesis
                     
Master's Thesis Design 5
 
   
       
Implementation of the Master's Thesis 20
 
 
   
Master's Thesis Reporting and Evaluation 5  
   
       
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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: Registered Nurse (Master’s degree), Public Health Nurse (Master’s degree), Midwife (Master’s degree), Emergency Nurse (Master’s degree)

Credits and duration: 90 ects, 1,5 - 2 years

EDUCATIONAL COMPETENCE
Through education, the student will gain a theoretical knowledge of the particular field and the ability to acquire evidence-based knowledge as a basis for action. During their studies, students learn to critically evaluate the actions and development of the chosen field. After graduation, the student will be able to develop activities based on evidence and taking into account international development trends.

Through this programme, the student achieves a master's degree in social and health care that is comparable to those of other EU countries (EQF 7). A master's degree at the university of applied sciences gives the student the same qualifications for public office and duties as a university degree.

EMPLOYMENT OF GRADUATES
This education provides capability in managerial, developmental and specialist positions in various social and health care workplaces.

Prior international experience with this education shows that clinical experts find themselves in a wide variety of tasks and projects that require expertise competence and development competence.

VALUES
In clinical expert education, the student advances the critical, ethical review of his/her field and advances the skills for assessing the need for nursing care and decision-making.

The student bases his/her actions on evidence-based knowledge and takes into account different viewpoints of the action, such as sustainable development.

The student is able to work in his/her profession both independently and in multidisciplinary networking with different actors or as an independent entrepreneur, respecting the skills and knowledge of others.

The student values the continuous development of his/her own activities and field and follows the continuous development of the field nationally and internationally.

THE STRUCTURE OF THE STUDIES
Advanced professional studies 30 cr
Special master’s level studies 15 cr
Optional studies 15 cr
Master’s thesis 30 cr
Total 90 cr

The Degree Programme includes 15 ECTS of Optional Advanced Studies and 15 ECTS of Optional Studies. You can choose these studies according to your own interests and schedule for example from the Mutual Master Courses at TAMK. With optional advanced studies and optional studies, you supplement your skills according to your special professional needs.

ADVANCED PROFESSIONAL STUDIES 2020
At the beginning of the education, the student chooses one of the following paths for advanced professional studies
- Acute Nursing
- Mental Health and Substance Abuse

Acute Nursing, Principal Lecturer Marjo Räsänen
Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Principal Lecturer Nina Kilkku
Head of Competence Area Päivi Hautaviita