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Medical treatment (5 cr)

Code: HT00EK67-3012

General information


22.08.2022 - 28.08.2022


23.08.2022 - 31.05.2023


5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages

  • Finnish

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Nursing


  • Susanna Suvimaa
  • Sirpa Gardemeister

Scheduling groups

  • Pienryhmä 1 (Size: 17. Open UAS: 0.)
  • Pienryhmä 2 (Size: 17. Open UAS: 0.)
  • Pienryhmä 3 (Size: 17. Open UAS: 0.)

Student groups

  • SHMI22SM
    Nursing, part-time studies

Education groups

  • Pienryhmä 1
  • Pienryhmä 2
  • Pienryhmä 3


You master the legislation, information guidance and process in medication.

You can apply the knowledge about anatomy and physiology, applied pharmacology and medication in planning, implementing and assessing safe medication when treating different clients/customers and illnesses.

You recognize the most common side effects and medicine interactions.

You know the main effects of the medicines in human system (pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics).
You can perform medication calculations safely.

You can use the equipments of medication appropriately, safely, economically and in line with sustainable development.

You know the basis of fluid therapy.


Which laws and acts govern medication?

What is the content of medication plan in the ward?

What is the basis of pharmacology (pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and toxicology)?

What are the therapeutical effects, side effects and drug interactions in medication?

What are the most common medicine groups and their modes of use, effects and methods of administration?

How do you implement medicine therapy in different dosing ways?

How do you use different equipments in medication?

How do you implement guidance in medication?

How do you implement recording, monitoring and assessment in medication?

What are the roles and responsibilities of nurse in medication?

How is technology used in medication?

How do you master different ways in medication calculations?

How do you plan and perform fluid therapy?

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