​Subject to possible changes. Last updated 30th of October 2018
Thursday 13th of December 2018
9.00‒9.30 Registration
Moderator: PhD Heli Virtanen
9.30‒9.45  Opening and welcome to the symposium
9.45‒11.00   Empowering patient education
                                      ​–Development and future
Helena Leino-Kilpi, Professor, PhD, RN, University of Turku,
Department of nursing science
​11.00‒12.00  Empowering patient education
                                        ​–Methodological perspective
Andreas Charalambous, Assistant Professor at the Cyprus University of Technology and   Associate Professor at the University of Turku
12.00‒13.00   Lunch, at own expense
13.00-14.00    Informal caregivers' situation and empowerment
Adelaida Zabalegui, RN, PhD, FEANS,
Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, Spain

14.00‒15.00   Research and development - Poster presentations 
15.00‒15.15  Refreshments

15.15‒15.40   Adolescents' empowerment within community mental health care 

Evanthia Sakellari, RHV, MSc, PhD, Post-doctoral researcher, Department of Nursing Science, University of Turku, Finland and Assistant Professor, Department of Public and Community Health, University of West Attica, Athens, Greece

15.40‒16.00   Discussion and Networking
Conference dinner
Time: 18.30‒21.30​
Venue: Hus Lindman, Piispankatu 15, Turku

Friday 14th of December 2018

Moderator: PhD Mervi Siekkinen
9.00‒9.15 Opening
9.15‒10.15   Can educational interventions empower nurses to implement
                      evidence based practice?

Hanna-Leena Melender, Adjunct professor, PhD, RM, University of Oulu, Research Unit of Nursing Science and Health Management

10.15‒10.45  Refreshment break
10.45‒12.00   Clinical innovations - Poster presentations

Chairs Heli Virtanen, Jenni Koskinen
Poster presentations of EPE2018 students

12.00‒13.00  Lunch, at own expense
13.00‒14.00   Empowering patient education
                                       – Digitalization for future

Sanna Salanterä, Professor, PhD, RN, University of Turku,
Department of nursing science

14.00‒14.15   Resfreshments

14.15‒15.45   Problems and solutions: Workshop

15.45‒16.00   Closing