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Clinical Training in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Nursing (10 cr)

Code: AH00BZ61-3010

General information


01.07.2022 - 04.09.2022


26.09.2022 - 06.11.2022

Number of ECTS credits allocated

10 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching


Faculty of Health Care and Social Services (LAB)


Lappeenranta Campus

Teaching languages

  • Finnish

Degree programmes

  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Public Health Nursing


  • Tuula Juvakka
  • Kati Nirkko

Scheduling groups

  • Simulaatio R 1 (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)
  • Simulaatio R 2 (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)



Small groups

  • Simulaatio R 1
  • Simulaatio R 2

Learning outcomes

The student is able to
- meet mental health and substance abuse clients and their loved ones and look at interaction situations with theoretical and experiential knowledge
- assess the client's mental well-being and the need for rehabilitation
- implement pharmacological and non-pharmacological methods of nursing
- plan, implement and evaluate the care process of one's own care client
- implement mentoring and service counseling for mental health and substance abuse clients
- analyze the activities of the multidisciplinary working group and his/her own contribution to the working group
- evaluate one's own thinking, multidisciplinary decision-making criteria and work ethic

Assessment scale