Bachelor of Health Care, Nursing, full-time studies, 210 op
As a Registered Nurse (RN), you will be able to promote and support the health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities, and give personalized and comprehensive care to patients.
As a nursing expert, you will be able to perform and develop nursing practice with a proactive and responsible approach in cooperation with other social work and health care professionals. You will also be able to make independent decisions in nursing care, lead teams and perform supervisory duties.
Nursing education emphasizes the future competencies, in which smart self-care solutions aim to promote the health and well-being of the individuals and families. The education challenges critically looking at, and finding evidence based solutions to lifestyle changes, monitoring long-term illness, care and rehabilitation. Smart self-care solutions include, for example, a variety of e-health services and robotic opportunities for patients and customers.
During the studies, you will be working in development tasks and participate in experimenting new customer/patient-centered services to promote well-being and enhance entrepreneurial skills. Studying is carried out mainly in authentic social and health care organizations, but also in campus area and online learning environments.
This programme is taught in English, but Nursing degree programme applicants are required to have basic Finnish skills (level A2) and the language skills are tested in the entrance examination.
As a Registered Nurse (RN) you will work in cooperation with other experts involved in the patient's care and participate in multidisciplinary teams as expert of your own field. You can work in social and health care services in the public, private or third sector, in health care centers, hospitals, in various assisted living facilities, associations, disabled people's organizations and foundations, and as a self-employed entrepreneur. Various national and international expert roles are also available in different development projects. As a nurse, you will have a wide choice of careers available.
Joy is a young woman from China who came to Finland in January 2016 to study social healthcare. Since Joy was a child, she’s been intrigued by snow, stories of Father Christmas, the northern lights and reindeers and wanted to see these things in person. That being the case, what better option is there than the most northern country of Europe, home of Santa Claus?