||9,5 study credits |
||Semester 11 (C11) |
||The student will understand the principles of health at population
level, and as applicable to a particular disease. The student will
have knowledge of the most important public health schemes and
programmes, and is able to apply them at a local level.
The student will know the principles and organisation of
insurance and rehabilitation medicine, and is able to apply their
knowledge into clinical practice. The student will understand the
aetiological factors of disease both at an individual and
population level and is competent at diagnosis and management of
the common diseases.
The student is able to critically assess and interpret findings
of public health research, and to act as an expert of preventative
medicine in primary care. The student will learn the ability to
adopt and apply methods of health promotion and disease prevention
at an individual-, family-, and population level, therein also
considering the expertise role of the multidisciplinary team.
Student will have an appreciation of the doctor-patient
relationship and the role of communication between family members
as applicable to patient management, and is able to use and apply
communication skills in different clinical scenarios. The student
is able to evaluate the quality and economics of all his/her work.
||Population health, health promotion and recognising health
problems; preventative medicine; encouragement of health behaviour
that will promote health. Epidemiology, social- and health service
and economics as part of patient management. Medical law,
application of social security law in clinical practice, medical
certificates and medical statements. Introduction to
rehabilitation, environmental medicine and nutrition at population
level. Team working with expert members of the multi-disciplinary
|Learning activities and teaching methods
||Lectures, theme days, seminars and workshops. One-week practical
training module at a primary health care centre, which includes a
set of learning tasks.
|Recommended or required reading
||Koskenvuo K. (toim) Sairauksien ehkäisy. Duodecim 2003,
soveltuvilta osin; Yleislääketiede, Kumpusalo E, Ahto M,
Eskola K, Keinänen-Kiukaanniemi, S, Kosunen E, Kunnamo I, Lohi
J (toim) Kustannus Oy Duodecim 2005, soveltuvilta osin; Laki
potilaan asemasta ja oikeuksista 17.8.1992/785; Laki
terveydenhuollon ammattihenkilöistä 28.6.1994/559;
Sosiaali- ja terveysministeriön asetus potilasasiakirjojen
laatimisesta sekä niiden ja muun hoitoon liittyvän
materiaalin säilyttämisestä. 99/2001; SosTMA
lääkkeen määräämisestä 726/2003;
lääkemääräyksestä 2.2.2007/61; a
Availability of course materials can be checked here.
|Assessment methods and criteria
||Written examinations. Participation in seminars, workshops, theme
days and practical training module at a primary health care centre.
||Medical law exam will be graded as pass/fail. Final grade of this
course will consist of final written exam and seminar assessment,
the latter graded on a scale of 0 to 5. The final grade will be
calculated as 2/3 of the grade from final exam + 1/3 seminar grade.
Final exam will contain a medical certificate, graded as pass /
||Professor Markku Timonen |
||The course forms part of the following learning modules of public
health and general practice: 1) disease prevention and health
promotion 2) multidisciplinary leadership and management 3)
examination and management of the patient 4) effect-based
contributions to the society & rehabilitation and social
security, and 5) research knowledge and skills & interpretation
and application of research (Appendix 4). |