Tampere, Finland

Gerontological Nursing

online course
when 3 August 2020 - 14 August 2020
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 EC
fee EUR 560

General course description:

-gerontological nursing
-interaction with an individual with memory disorders
-special issues in nutrition
-the contents involve family, ethics and multiprofessionality as part of aged peopleĀ“s nursing
-nursing in different living and caring environments

Target group

University students and graduates from around the world.

Course aim

The student:

-is able to evaluate his/her own and othersĀ“ values, attitudes and expectations regarding ageing and its effects on nursing, and -intervenes to correct possible flaws if necessary
-knows the service system structure for elderly people and its operational principles
-knows the normal changes caused by ageing and can distinguish them from pathological ones
-knows essential gerontological nursing methods and knows technological solutions
-is able to guide elderly persons and significant others in health promotion
-is able to act as a nursing expert in multidisciplinary teams.

Fee info

EUR 560: Course fee for students external to Tampere University and Tampere University of Applied Sciences.
EUR 0: Courses are free of charge to degree students and exchange students (academic year 2020-2021) of Tampere University and Tampere University of Applied Sciences.