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Teacher, Open University and Continuous Learning
Open University and Continuous Learning
Clinical Lecturer, Department of Nursing Science
PhD, University Teacher

Areas of expertise

Teaching and learning in the health care education
supervision of health care students during the clinical practicum
mobile technology in health care education
health care education research.


Currently, I am working as university teacher at the Department of Nursing Science, University of Turku. I am an educator and researcher with a long and extensive experience as qualified nurse teacher at the bachelor’s and master’s degree level at higher education institutions in Finland and Norway. I have worked in several health care education related research projects funded by the European Union, Academy of Finland, Nordplus and the Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland.

I am Associate Professor (part-time) at the Lovisenberg Diaconal University College, Oslo, Norway and member of the research group "Pedagogisk forskning med fokus på kompetanseutvikling og kvalitet i sykepleierutdanningen".

I am copyright holder of the Clinical Learning, Supervision and Nurse Teacher (CLES+T Scale) and coordinator for the international CLES (Clinical Learning Environment Scale) research network, chair of the Southwest Finland regional committee of the Society of Caring Science (HTTS r.y.) and Editorial Secretary for Tutkiva Hoitotyö (Finnish peer-reviewed journal).


Master level, teacher in course Theory of Nursing Science 1, 7 ECTS (Hoitotieteen teoria 1), 18.9.2023–present

Master level, teacher in course Research Seminar 2, 4 ECTS (Tutkimusseminaari 2), 20.9.2023–present

Master level, teacher in course Leadership and Management Training in Health and Social Care, 5 ECTS (Terveyden- ja sosiaalihuollon johtamisen harjoittelu), 11.9.2023–present


My main research interest is in clinical learning environment, learning outcomes of health care education, nurse competence, mobile technologies, and transition period of newly graduated nurses. I have expertise in intervention development as well as in RCT and mixed methods studies.


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The nurse teacher’s pedagogical cooperation with students, the clinical learning environment and supervision in clinical practicum: a European cross-sectional study of graduating nursing students (2022)

BMC Medical Education
Strandell-Laine Camilla, Salminen Leena, Blöndal Katrin, Fuster Pilar, Hourican Susan, Koskinen Sanna, Leino-Kilpi Helena, Löyttyniemi Eliisä, Stubner Juliane, Truš Marija, Suikkala Arja
(Vertaisarvioitu alkuperäisartikkeli tai data-artikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä (A1))

Final clinical practicum shapes the transition experience and occupational commitment of newly graduated nurses in Europe—A longitudinal study (2021)

Journal of Advanced Nursing
Kaihlanen Anu-Maria, Gluschkoff Kia, Koskinen Sanna, Salminen Leena, Strandell-Laine Camilla, Fuster Linares Pilar, Sveinsdóttir Herdís, Fatkulina Natalia, Ní Chianáin Linda, Stubner Juliane, Leino-Kilpi Helena; the ProCompNurse Consortium
(Vertaisarvioitu alkuperäisartikkeli tai data-artikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä (A1))