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Promotion of Family Health II (5 cr)

Code: 7031470-3007

General information


02.07.2022 - 31.08.2022


01.08.2022 - 30.10.2022

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching


Health and Well-being

Teaching languages

  • Finnish

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Public Health Nursing


  • Nita Björklöf
  • Jaana Uuttu
  • Hanna Ollikkala

Scheduling groups

  • Pienryhmä 1 (Size: 15. Open UAS: 0.)
  • Pienryhmä 2 (Size: 15. Open UAS: 0.)



Small groups

  • Pienryhmä 1
  • Pienryhmä 2


Healthcare work of a family with children 3 cr LATE
- apply his or her knowledge to monitoring the child's growth and development and supporting the child as an individual, family member and representative of his or her own culture
- work in co-operation with families and different stakeholder groups to maintain and promote a safe growth environment
- apply his or her knowledge in supporting parenthood in the different stages of the family's development
- carry out prevention of communicable diseases, and master inoculations
- carry out family education
Healthcare work of a family in working age 2 cr TYPE
- evaluate the significance of work, work environment and unemployment to a person and his or her well-being
- support the work and functional capacity of a person in working age as well as well-being at work, and work multiprofessionally with the person in working age and


Healthcare work of a family with children 3 cr LATE
- the principles guiding child health clinic operations
- resource-oriented parental support of the child and family in the child's different development stages
- the growth and development of a child under 7 years of age and regular health monitoring
- monitoring of the child's eyesight and hearing
- nutrition of suckling and preschool-aged child
- special issues relating to child nutrition (constipation, diarrhoea)
- vaccination programme and vaccinating
- special issued relating to children's development (such as bedwetting, retarded development, eating disorders, anomalies in speech development etc.)
- stages of sexuality
- multiprofessional co-operation
Healthcare work of a family in working age 2 cr TYPE
- working capacity and well-being at work
- occupational health legislation
- action plan and occupational healthcare agreement
- occupational workplace survey
- health checks
- work environment, risk and strain factors
- coping at work
- work-related and occupational diseases, accidents at work
- activities maintaining working capacity and promotion of well-being at work
- multiprofessionalism/networks/developing the quality of one's own activities

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