Our competences

The School of Health Care and Social Services has more than 130 experts and thus we have extensive expertise in the field of health care and social services. We are involved in several national and international research and development projects of working life.  We also organize further training and extension studies of different lengths to meet the changing needs of the society and working life.

The School of Health Care and Social Services has competence and expertise in the following fields:

  • Degree Programme in Biomedical Laboratory Science: mastery of clinical laboratory work (preanalytics, analytics, and postanalytics)
     
  • Degree Programme in Emergency Care: emergency care, examination and treatment of acutely ill or injured patients of different ages outside hospital – if necessary with intensive care methods, acute nursing, first aid, simulation education, activating learning methods, establishment of international cooperation
     
  • Degree Programme in Physiotherapy: physiotherapeutic examination and counselling, physiotherapy training, medical rehabilitation, promotion of movement and functional ability, occupational ergonomics, development of occupational wellbeing, sleep ergonomics, problem-based pedagogy
     
  • Degree Programme in Nursing and Health Care, Midwifery: sexual and reproduction health, pregnancy, delivery, puerperium, support of wellbeing of families with newborn babies, breastfeeding counselling, research and development of midwifery, project competence, pedagogical research and development, research and development of occupational wellbeing
     
  • Degree Programme in Radiography and Radiotherapy: diagnostic radiography (x-ray, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, MRI), related procedures, radiotherapy, patient care and guidance, and safe medical use of ionizing radiation
     
  • Degree Programme in Nursing and Health Care, Nursing: different fields of clinical nursing, evidence-based nursing, management and development of nursing, documentation of nursing, simulation pedagogy
     
  • Degree Programme in Social Services: client approaches and service system competence in early education, child welfare, work with the disabled, multiculturalism, mental health and substance abuse work, youth and adult social work, and gerontological social work, management of occupational wellbeing and health care and social service administration, development of working life, creative and functional work methods
     
  • Degree Programme in Nursing and Health Care, Public Health Nursing: health promotion of clients of different ages, families and communities, maternity and child health clinic work, school health care, occupational health care, life style counselling, prevention of infectious diseases, vaccination, student and occupational wellbeing, research and development
     
  • Master's Degree Programme in Wellbeing Technology: both technological and social and health care competences for e.g. innovation and development of wellbeing technology products and services
     
  • Master's Degree Programme in Social Services: competences in service counselling, management of work community, and research and development
     
  • Master's Degree Programme in Clinical Nursing Expertise: acute nursing in different operational environments, development of acute nursing and emergency care, extensive competence in mental health and substance abuse work, development of health care and social service chains, development of clinical laboratory work, development of diagnostic radiography and related procedures, evidence-based work
     
  • Master's Degree Programme in Management of Health Care and Social Services: project, change, safety, wellbeing, process and quality competence, strategic management and communication, staff and competence management, evidence-based work, customer relations and financial management, research and development
     
  • Master's Degree Programme in Health Promotion: health promotion of elderly people, palliative nursing, development of health care and social services, management of elderly care, health and wellbeing promotion in occupational health care, pedagogy and administration, project, research and development competence

Our educational provision

  • Degree Programme in Biomedical Laboratory Science
  • Degree Programme in Emergency Care
  • Degree Programme in Physiotherapy
  • Degree Programme in Nursing and Health Care, Midwifery
  • Degree Programme in Radiography and Radiotherapy
  • Degree Programme in Nursing and Health Care, Nursing
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
  • Degree Programme in Nursing and Health Care, Public Health Nursing
  • Degree Programme in Nursing
  • Master's Degree Programme in Wellbeing Technology
  • Master's Degree Programme in Clinical Nursing Expertise
  • Master's Degree Programme in Management of Health Care and Social Services
  • Master's Degree Programme in Social Services
  • Master's Degree Programme in Health Promotion

Working life cooperation

We build multiprofessional cooperation through education, projects and partnerships, and thus contribute to developing the overall level of competence in the Tampere Region. Our students research and develop working life practices in their theses under the supervision of the experts of our teaching staff.  Please contact us to discuss collaboration possibilities.

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