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Specialisation in Emergency Care (5 cr)

Code: 7041168-3004

General information


01.04.2022 - 30.11.2022


01.08.2022 - 31.12.2022

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching


Health and Well-being

Teaching languages

  • Finnish

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Emergency Care


  • Jaana Koskela
  • Jari Säämänen
  • Lasse Putko


  • MENHOS19


SPECIALISATION IN EMERGENCY CARE 5 CR ENEREmergency Care under Special Conditions 3 cr POKEObjectivesStudents willBecome familiar with imminent cases of emergency and know the appropriate actions to takeKnow the legislation and regulations governing preparations for states of emergencyKnow their own and their profession’s responsibility and required actions in cases of emergencyLearn to organise health care in catastrophesDevelop their ability to take initiative and act independently in imaginary cases of emergency care under exceptional conditions, following personal care responsibilities and medical guidelines for states of emergencyBecome familiar with the supervisory and operating models for major accidents and states of emergency and know how to cooperate with the authorities in advanced-level emergency care cases, when requiredLearn to take environmental safety risks into consideration and ensure the safety of operations in accidentsBecome familiar with the key models and methods for leadership and managementFinal Assessment of Advanced Level Emergency Care Skills 2 cr HTEOObjectivesStudents will pass the national advanced-level theory examinationStudents will demonstrate adequate emergency care competence in the demonstration examinations


Emergency Care under Special Conditions 3 cr POKEContentsImminent cases of emergency and regulations governing states of emergencyOrganisation of health care under exceptional circumstancesMajor accidents and situations involving multiple patients, as well as the actions to be taken in accordance with the emergency care plansInter-authority cooperationLeadership and management under various exceptional conditionsEnvironmental safety risks and the securing of operating safety

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