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1.8.2019 at 08:00 - 30.9.2019 at 23:59


Here is the course’s teaching schedule. Check the description for possible other schedules.

Mon 7.10.2019
08:15 - 10:00
Wed 18.12.2019
09:15 - 13:00
Fri 21.2.2020
08:15 - 11:00


Students of the Master’s Programme in Translational Medicine

TMED-909 Human Anatomy and Physiology

TMED-907 Laboratory Medicine and Molecular Diagnostics

A minimum of 5 cr of courses of the Mechanisms of Human Disease.

The student should also deep-study characteristic or exemplary patient histories including therapeutic strategies and outcomes and be able to analyse the possible causes of disease and the therapeutic outcomes. The student should also learn the structure of the Finnish health care system and understand the roles and responsibilities of the members in the interprofessional teams of HUCH clinics.

Periods I or II, 2nd study year. The course is arranged annually.

Finnish health care system and hospital environment; bed-side learning with clinicians of patient histories with related background reading; lectures, meetings or seminars in the respective clinics. The placements will be aligned with the students chosen specialisation or Master’s thesis topic.

Materials provided on the course.

Student reflects the clinical experiences in a learning diary, prepares a patient case presentation and gets feedback on the presentation. Students get also feedback from their clinical mentors.

Grades 0-5. The final grade is based on exam (30%), learning diary (20%), poster presentation (30%) and statement by the clinical mentor (20%).

Completion requires active participation to the introduction of the Finnish health care system; learning diary of the clinical rounds; passing the exam and a presentation of a selected patient case.

Bedside learning, clinic seminars, ward rounds 30h
Lectures 4h
Seminar 3h
Self-study and literary work 41 h
Exam 3h