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Health promotion and prevention of illness (5 cr)

Code: KA00EL80-3001

General information


07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022


12.01.2023 - 31.12.2023


5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

4 op

RD proportion (cr)

4 op

Mode of delivery

20 % Contact teaching, 80 % Distance learning

Teaching languages

  • Finnish


20 - 40

Degree programmes

  • Master's Degree Programme in Clinical Expertise


  • Marja-Liisa Rissanen

Responsible person

Marja-Liisa Rissanen

Student groups

  • KAMI22SY
    Clinical Expertise, master studies


You are able to develop, plan and assess the guidance of the client and their relatives in a multi-professional work community and base the development of guidance on nursing recommendations.
You know the effective patient guidance methods that help them take responsibility for their own care, health and well-being.
You can plan, promote, and evaluate the development of organizational skills in a variety of ways, motivating clients for lifelong learning.
You are able to work in networks that develop health and wellness services and promote the health and wellbeing of the population.
You can act as a consulting expert for professionals and others involved in client care.


1. Health promotion and disease prevention:
How do I work in my area of expertise in health promotion, and in its assessment and strategic development?
2. Guidance of the client / the patient and their relatives, and development of the methods:
How do I design, develop, and critically evaluate evidence-based patient guidance, its methods, and materials for the different needs of individuals and groups using modern methods?
3. Education and developing the work community:
How do I coordinate the work of a multi-professional client care team?
How do I train other actors in the work community using my highly specialized expertise?
How do I promote and support staff commitment to continuous patient guidance development?

Evaluation scale



No prerequisities.