The Degree Programme in Nursing prepares student for a valued profession, in which they will be working with clients of different age groups promoting their health and wellbeing and treating their diseases.
The degree programme in Physiotherapy focuses on communication and interaction skills, human functioning and movement capacity, and evidence based methods of physiotherapy.
Ikääntyneet ovat yksilöitä. Mistä kukin pitää ja mitä tarvitsee, selviää kysymällä heiltä itseltään, sanovat vanhustyön asiantuntija Sari Teeri ja hyvinvointiteknologian asiantuntija Sari Merilampi SAMKista.
Senior Lecturer Maija Kangasperko was chosen to the board of the European Network of Physiotherapy in Higher Education (ENPHE) in autumn 2017. The network works for all membership schools.
Ageing as a theme: The next intensive course for students was planned within a Nordplus higher education programme Listen Coordinators of the...
English-language Degree Programme in Physiotherapy at SAMK is a desired partner in international cooperation. There are several examples of this cooperation, e.g. at the moment one student is conducting her thesis together with a student from a Swiss higher education institution.
Sara Salerto, 22 years old physiotherapy student is doing her clinical practice in Oslo, Norway. – Muskelklinikken is partnered with Hintsa Performance which is best known for its work with Olympic athletes and formula 1 pilots.
Haitham Ahmed had always wanted to be a physiotherapist. ”I’m interested in how the body functions. When I was a young athlete, I was only interested in how to train and stretch. The knowledge was superficial."
Multidisciplinary discussion is needed when welfare technology is developed. In practice, an engineer and a nurse need to understand each other. Sari Merilampi and Andrew Sirkka have edited a book that introduces the basics and practical ideas of welfare technology. Introduction to Smart eHealth and eCare Technologies was published by the international CRC Press.
Four students were the first to graduate from SAMK with a Master´s Degree in Elderly Care in December 2016. Elderly care needs to be developed in regard to everyday matters, and the four graduates are professionals in this area.