University of Turku Department of Nursing Science placed 30th in the QS World University Rankings by Subject: Nursing 2020.
Keyword: Nursing Science
10 years of CIDI Clinical Instruments for Evaluating Health – Development, Evaluation and Implementation
Type 2 diabetes self-care improves subjective well-being, but demands patient commitment (Dissertation defence: MSc FangFang Zhao, 4.12.2019, nursing science)
Type 2 diabetics should be motivated to take more responsibility of their care, shows Msc FangFang Zhaos' dissertation. Zhao points out that theory-based teaching affects self-care more than normal teaching. Also objective support was meaningful and self-care was proven to be connected to the reducing of perceived stress and the improvement of subjective well-being of the patient.
Welcome to the postdoctoral programme in nursing science!
All of the Departments research is conducted in the high-quality international research program:
Empowering Population, Patients, Professionals in Health and Care
The ICoNS – Summer School 2019 is organized at Vilnius University in Lithuania from the 13th to the 19th of June, 2019
Baltic Sea Region Network in Personalized Health Care organizes its 4th Summer School for doctoral candidates at the Rīga Stradiņš University, Riga, Latvia on June 12-14, 2019.
Nursing Science is a health science discipline that studies health and nursing care from different perspectives. The key focus of nursing science research is on the health of people of all ages and its promotion in various life situations and on caring for people with illness in different care environments. Nursing and care is examined from various perspectives, including those of self-care and health care professionals.
The Department is a versatile unit offering high-quality education and research.