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352226S Clinical training, 10 ECTS cr 
Code 352226S  Validity 01.08.2016 -
Name Clinical training  Abbreviation Clinical traini 
Scope10 ECTS cr   
TypeAdvanced Studies Discipline 
TypePractical training   
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Health Sciences 

Krista Hylkilä 
Jonna Juntunen 
Saara Kukkohovi 

ECTS Credits 

10 ECTS cr / 270 hours of work

Language of instruction 

Finnish / English


2nd autumn semester, 1st and 2nd period.

Learning outcomes 

Upon completion of the course the student will be able to:

  • work in multidisciplinary expert groups and manage issues and people in different working environments
  • develop competence in expertise and change management
  • apply evidence-based knowledge and decision-making skills during his/her clinical training
  • recognize the importance for monitoring continuous personal development and future developmental challenges and directions in healthcare and in different nursing/nursing science expert roles
  • work in changing working life situations and use creative problem-solving skills and innovativeness.

The clinical training is completed in a social and healthcare organization according to a personal plan. Writing a clinical training plan and a final report. 

Mode of delivery 

Expert clinical training at the selected organization.

Learning activities and teaching methods 

Parts of the clinical training:

Part 1: Info on the clinical training, 2. autumn semester (2 h)

Part 2: Development of an individual clinical training plan in collaboration with the selected organization (22 h)

Part 3: Completion and evaluation of the clinical training (230 h)

Part 4: Writing the final report (10 h)

Part 5: Research clubs (2 h)

Part 6: Workshop (4 h)

Target group 

Master’s students in nursing Science who have chosen to complete coursework in Clinical Nursing Expertise Option.

Prerequisites and co-requisites 

Previous coursework in Clinical Nursing Expertise Option to be completed.

Recommended optional programme components 

The course is an independent entity and does not require additional studies carried out at the same time.

Recommended or required reading 

Current learning material, research literature and scientific articles related to the topic.

Assessment methods and criteria 

Planning, completion and evaluation of the clinical training together with the supervisor. Writing a clinical training plan and a final report. Self-assessment/reflection on personal development in expertise. Participation in research clubs and workshops. Continuous evaluation and a competence-based evaluation matrix will be used.

Read more about assessment criteria at the University of Oulu webpage.


Pass / fail

Person responsible 

University teacher

Working life cooperation 

The working life-oriented clinical training will be conducted in the organization of the student’s choice.

Other information 

In academic year 2020-21, the course will be implemented together with the course 353312S Clinical Training Experience for Development of Leadership Competence.


Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has ended Practical training in clinical nursing science SUMMER 2021  Course  10    03.05.21 -31.08.21
Registration Clinical training  Course  10  Anne Oikarinen  09.09.21 -01.12.21

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