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Heli
Virtanen
University Teacher, Nursing Science
PhD

Contact

+358 29 450 3148
+358 50 306 4134
Joukahaisenkatu 3-5
20520
Turku

Areas of expertise

Empowering patient education
teaching and learning in patient education

Biography

I am university lecturer at the Department of Nursing Science in the University of Turku. I have worked as a researcher since year 2001 in the research project Empowering patient education (EPE). My research topic is empowering discourse in patient education. In addition, I have working experience as a nurse in surgical unit 10 years.
 

Teaching

Nursing theory, didactics in nursing science, and supervising master’s thesis

Research

Empowering patient education; teaching and learning in patient education, competence in empowering discourse. 

Publications

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