305 Practical nurse

The competition tasks are based on the Vocational qualification in Social and Health Care. The qualification title of the basic qualification is practical nurse.

Practical nurses can work, depending on the competence area, for example in health care centre, hospital, home care, day care centre, home for elderly, rehabilitation institute, dental clinic, beauty salon or nursing homes for disabled.

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The results will be published after the final.

Description of the skill category

Practical nurses who have completed the Vocational qualification in social and health care work with people and for people. Practical nurses know how to meet clients of different ages as individuals and promote their health and well-being. Practical nurses perform nursing, care, education and rehabilitation tasks in the social and health care sector.

The competition tasks are based on the requirements for the grade Excellent in the vocational qualification in Social and Health Care.

The competition in this skill category is individual.

Skill requirements

A successful competitor is able to work with people of different ages, in different life situations and different backgrounds.

The skill requirements are based on the Vocational qualification in social and health care. For the practical nurses, the competition tasks focus on the following compulsory modules of the qualification: Promoting growth and participation and Promoting wellbeing and functional capacity. For the emergency practical nurses, the tasks focus on the compulsory units Promotion of health, safety and wellbeing and Maintaining and promoting functional capacity.

Skill category managers

Skill steering group

  • Alaja Inke, Espoon seudun koulutuskuntayhtymä Omnia 
  • Eeva Virtanen, Espoon seudun koulutuskuntayhtymä Omnia 
  • Soila Nordström, Opetushallitus 
  • Hanna Arstila, Savon ammattiopisto  
  • Maarit Kiviholma, Savon ammattiopisto  
  • Johanna Lind, Axxell 
  • Outi Puolanne, Forssan ammatti-instituutti 
  • Kati Minkkinen, Saimaan ammattiopisto Sampo 
  • Satu Kärnä, Saimaan ammattiopisto Sampo 
  • Kari Nieminen, Jyväskylän koulutuskuntayhtymä Gradia 
  • Tanja Oksanen, Julkisten ja hyvinvointialojen liitto JHL ry 
  • Kirsi Coco, Tehy ry 
  • Heli Saarinen, Suomen lähi- ja perushoitajaliitto SuPer ry 
  • Suvi Leppälä, Espoon kaupunki 
  • Satu Nerg-Öhman, Espoon kaupunki 
  • Marjut Kautto, Attendo 

Partners of the skill

Main event partners