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Health Promotion (2 cr)

Code: TH00BY12-3003

General information


02.07.2023 - 08.11.2023


01.08.2023 - 18.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

2 op

Virtual portion

1 op

RDI portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

50 % Contact teaching, 50 % Distance learning


Health and Well-being

Teaching languages

  • Finnish
  • English


0 - 30

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Midwifery


  • Camilla Laaksonen


  • PKÄTIS23
  • 08.11.2023 14:00 - 16:00, Terveyden edistäminen TH00BY12-3003
  • 09.11.2023 10:00 - 14:00, Terveyden edistäminen TH00BY12-3003


The students will be able to:

· Describe a health-based approach as the basis for nursing and midwifery
· Describe current challenges related to the health and well-being of the population
· Outline the whole set of health and social services and the meaning of legislation that guides services
· Search for information and guide clients in different life situations to social and health care services
· Recognise the importance of multi-professionalism from the perspective of service needs
· Describe the principles of sustainable development, taking into account ecological, economic, social and cultural sustainability, and the capital they generate



• Health orientation in midwife work, health and health orientation as concepts, inclusion, empowerment, resource orientation and midwives as health promoters
• Customer-oriented social and health services, health and well-being of the population (current challenges and factors affecting them)
• Promoting health and functional capacity, and preventing illnesses and accidents
• The social and health care system and itsdevelopment, financing, responsibilities, supervision and customer/patient rights
• Social and health care services and directing customers to them
• Sustainable activities in midwifery work, subareas of sustainable development: ecological sustainability, economic sustainability, social sustainability, cultural sustainability

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