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Professional Studies in Nursing

Professional studies in nursing is an exchange programme offered by the School of Health Care and Social Work of Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences.

What is the programme all about?

Welcome to exchange programme in nursing! Professional studies in the programme include theoretical studies and practical training in the field. Some courses are conducted in multiprofessional groups and also with other exchange students from different fields of studies.

Admission criteria

Applicants should be students of the partner universities of SeAMK. To be admitted to the programme, students should have completed at least one year of relevant studies at their home university or university of applied sciences, and have sufficient skills in English language to use it as a language of study.

Application

Please send the application in one email with the requested documents attached before 15th of May for the autumn semester and 15th of November for the spring semester to incoming(a)seamk.fi. More information: How to Apply – Exchange Students

Course offering

  • Autumn semester 2018

    Professional Studies in Nursing

    AUTUMN 2018

    Studies offered during 3.9.-4.11.2018

    • Surgical Nursing, 2 ECTS
    • Health Technology in Nursing, 1 ECTS
    • Perioperative Nursing, 1 ECTS
    • Gynecological Nursing, 1 ECTS
    • Guidance in Nursing, 2 ECTS
    • Medication and Fluid Care, 3 ECTS
    • Pharmacology, 3 ECTS
    • Medical Nursing, 3 ECTS
    • Clinical Examinations 1 ECTS
    • National and Global Health Promotion, 2 ECTS
    • Finnish Society and Culture, 4 ECTS
    • Finnish Language and Culture, 3 ECTS
    • No practical training offered during autumn semester 2018!
  • Spring semester 2019

    18.2.-24.5.2019. Please select Track 1 or Track 2.

    Professional Studies in Nursing

    SPRING 2019

    TRACK 1: Exchange programme ‘Empowerment and wellbeing of older adults’
    Student can make a choice to take part in the following multiprofessional programme:
    Empowerment and Wellbeing of Older Adults, 30 ECTS (incl. practical training 6 ECTS) or parts of it.
    Please see www.seamk.fi/professional-studies-in-applied-gerontology

    TRACK 2: practical training with orientation courses: Max 22 ECTS.
    All practical training options include the following orientation courses:
    • Introduction to Studies at SeAMK, 1 ECTS
    • Finnish Society and Social Policy, 3 ECTS
    • Finnish Language and Culture, 3 ECTS
    • Introduction to Finnish Health Care and Nursing, 2 ECTS – Obligatory Course

    The practical training options in this track are:
    • Practical Simulations (week 16 and week 21), 1-3 ECTS
    • Practical Training (weeks 12-15/2019 and weeks 17-20/2019), 10 ECTS:
    – Pediatric Nursing (Nursery Home, Pediatric Outpatient Clinic, Neonatal ICU): 1 student
    – Gerontological Nursing (Home for Eldery People, Clinical Ward): 2 students
    – Out-Patient Clinics (Specialities: Surgical Nursing, Medical Nursing, Dermatology, Allergology ect.) + certain Clinical Wards: 4 students
    – Acute and Operative Nursing: 1 student
    – Nursing of Clients with Disabilities: 1-2 students

    Practical training: 1 ECTS=26 hours in the placement

  • Spring semester 2018

    Courses available in English

    • Introduction to Professional Studies, 1 ECTS
    • Finnish Language and Culture, 3 ECTS
    • How to recognize a grey panther? Working together for meaningful ageing, 5 ECTS
    • Practical Training, 9-12 ECTS

    Programme timetable

    19 February – 25 May 2018.