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Developing Professional Competence 3 (1 cr)

Code: AY00BT90-3026

General information


01.07.2022 - 04.09.2022


22.08.2022 - 25.11.2022

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning


Faculty of Health Care and Social Services (LAB)


  • Lappeenranta Campus
  • E-campus
  • Lahti Campus

Teaching languages

  • Finnish


20 - 80

Degree programmes

  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Physiotherapy


  • Heli Lahtio
  • Outi Pöyhönen
  • Tuula Hämäläinen
  • Katri Angelin



Learning outcomes

The student is able to
- identify themselves as a learner and develop their own learning skills
- evaluate innovative or alternative future competences required in their own field
- recognize and aim their own competences to be in level with the future career requirements
- masters the professional concepts of their own field and is able to point out their competencies during job recruitment processes
- give feedback on tuition and services and thus participate in the development of education

Implementation and methods of teaching

Reflection with the other students and alone also.

Timing and attendance

Time: From August to December.
To complete the course, the student needs to participate in the lessons, to prepare for the lessons, and to do the homework.

Learning material and recommended literature

The material will be linked to the Moodle-platform by the lecturer.

Working life cooperation

Co-operation with the work-life.
Examples: Interviewing and see the physiotherapy real work via zoom.

Exam retakes

No exam.
Learning tasks are acceptedly done.

Learning environment

Network environment.

Student time use and work load

1 ECTS = 27 hours of student work


- developing learning skills continues
- feedback conversation
- alumn and worklife visits (virtual)
- enhance the ability to communicate, feedback, and self evaluation skills

Assessment scale


Failed (0)

The student does not participate in the learning activites neither the student is not active in planning alternative tasks.
The student has not complete all learning tasks.

Assessment criteria: assessment scale failed/approved

Self discussion about the physiotherapist, you want to be, and also the competences still needed.
The student will act using good communication skills and shows goal-orientation in collaboration.
The student is aware of his/her own learning methods and can adapt those in his/her studies.