Study guidance and PSP (personal study plan) counselling
Study guidance appertains to the duties of the entire teaching staff of the Institute of Clinical Medicine. Clinical lecturers and teaching coordinators are the most important study counsellors at the institute and study guidance is also given by course secretaries. Furthermore, the staff members of Kuopio University Hospital have teaching responsibilities, which are part of their job description.
The aim of study guidance is to promote stdents' learning and to support their professional growth. The special features of medical education are taken into account in the institute's study guidance. Attention is paid to student's' well-being and learning atmosphere as well as to the physical, mental and social accessibility of the studies in order to guarantee equal opportunities. Students have the opportunity to discuss matter relating to their studies privately with the teaching staff or with the PSP counsellor.