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Gerontological Nursing (5 cr)

Code: AH00BZ66-3002

General information


01.07.2022 - 04.09.2022


26.09.2022 - 20.11.2022

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 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


  • Sari Kokkonen
  • Marjut Louhelainen
  • Miia Tyrisevä-Ryösö

Scheduling groups

  • Tentti 1 (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)



Small groups

  • Tentti 1

Learning outcomes

The student is able to
- assess the factors impairing the elderly's ability to function and prevent their impact on the client's well-being
- apply comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) in assessing the client's need for care and in the implementation of care
- describe the specific features of memory disorders in the planning, implementation and evaluation of treatment
- use technology to support a good quality of life and care for the elderly
- apply their knowledge of geriatric diseases in the planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing work

Assessment scale