Course name Human errors in nursing – viewpoints on patient safety
Course date 05.09.2022 - 31.07.2023
Institution Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences
Course language English
Credits 2 ECTS credit

Field Health and Wellbeing HUB
Teacher Marjut Asunmaa, Tiina Koskela
Available for open UAS Chargeable
Level Bachelor

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Enrolment period 01.08.2022 - 14.05.2023
Implementation plan
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Human errors in nursing – viewpoints on patient safety

05.09.2022 - 31.07.2023

Course description

This course is about human errors in nursing. Student get to know factors that are related to close call or error situations. Course can be completed totally independently. On Moodle platform is a Video story of a registered nurse who works in infectious diceases ward. Video tells her working days and student observes situations that can be related to human errors in nursing and affect to patient safety. Student writes learner’s diary based on his/ her observation, own experiences in nursing and evidence-based literature. There isn’t any contact lessons, or group works on this course.


No prerequisites

Assessment criteria

Pass/ fail Pass – The student understands the principles and main concepts in patient safety. – The student does the assignment required for the online course. – The student reflects on the written assignment. – The student does uses evidence-based knowledge in the written assignment.

Course way of working and time table

Independent work. Moodle assignments and learner’s diary. No gorup works No contact lessons

Course additional info

Learner’s diaries evaluated once a month. Return learner’s diary on Moodle.