Course name Nursing of children and young persons
Course date 24.08.2021 - 21.02.2022
Institution XAMK University of Applied Sciences
Course language English
Credits 3 ECTS credit

Field Health and Wellbeing HUB
Teacher Xamkin lehtori
Available for open UAS For Free
Level Bachelor

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Enrolment period 16.08.2021 - 19.12.2021
Implementation plan
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Course enrolment info

Nursing of children and young persons

24.08.2021 - 21.02.2022

Course description

Learning outcomes:

After completing this course the student:

  • knows the normal growth and development of children
  • knows the special features of children and young people and can apply this knowledge to nursing
  • can apply knowledge about anatomy and physiology, applied pharmacology and medication to nursing children and young people
  • knows the most common diseases of children and young people to nursing
  • can take into account and support the family as part of nursing children and young people


  • The normal growth and development of children and special characteristics of the child and of young nursing/principles
  • Children`s health today
  • Respiratory diseases, gastrointestinal disorders, endocrine disorders
  • Children and medication
  • Pain management
  • Family-centered pediatric nursing


No prerequisites

Assessment criteria

Assessment: passed/failed

Course way of working and time table

The course is completed in Learn – digital learning platform. The digital learning platform contains online materials, presentations and video examples. The course includes assignments and tests. 3 ECTS credits equal 27 hours of individual study load.

The estimated time for completing this course is two months.

Course additional info

Please notice that cancellation has to be made as soon as possible by email to

Course enrolment info

This course is available only for member of TEHY. If you are not a member of TEHY, you can enrol to this course via this link. The course is free of charge.