Emergency and intensive care nurses must be prepared to deal with life-threatening problems and complex situations in extreme environments, reasons why they should be endowed with specific knowledge, skills and attributes to provide care to critically ill or unstable patients and their families. Emergency nurses must be able to prioritise patient care and to provide accurate assessment and effective ongoing management for a diversity of patient populations in situations ranging from life-saving interventions to managing critical situations.
The Emergency and Critical Care Nursing from Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences course structure balances theoretical education on evidence based nursing, comprehensive clinical practice and a solid scientific instruction through a 90 ECTS (one and a half year) Postgraduate course leading to an international joint degree and diploma supplement recognized by all four institutions.
The degree offers real opportunities of working as nurse practitioners in emergency care units and care of patients in critical condition in the different countries of the consortium. Also an academic path is possible according to each countries´ specific requirements.
General deadline, applies to everyone.)
Dates reflect the university's timezone.
European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.)
Appropriate higher education degrees are:
International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to universities in Finland when:
At least 3 year(s) of work experience are required.
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