Department of Nursing Science

The Department is a versatile unit offering high-quality education and research.

Our task is to maintain academic learning, develop nursing science research and promote the implementation of research-based nursing care. The Department educates students in the health sciences at the Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral levels.


Advances in Health Care Sciences Conference 2020

Theme: Personalised Health Care
Dates: 11.-12. November 2020
Venue: online via Zoom
Call for abstract: Deadline 31st July 2020

NOTE! Conference language is English.

More information available later on conference site.

Dissertation defences
  • 14.8.2020 MNSc Elina Aitamaa
    "Ethics in nursing management - identifying ethical problems and methods used by nurse managers to solve these"
    12:00 -  16:00 Turun yliopisto, Medisiina D, Säätiö hall, Kiinamyllynkatu 10, Turku
    Esteemed opponent: professor Katri Vehviläinen-Julkunen, University of Eastern Finland
    Custos: professor Helena Leino-Kilpi, University of Turku
  • 21.2.2020 MNSc Outi Tuominen
    "Rescheduling sudden absences of nursing staff in hospital settings"
    12:00 - 16:00 Naistenklinikka lecture hall, U hospital, TYKS
    Esteemed opponent: professor Merja Miettinen, Kuopio University Hospital
    Custos: professor Sanna Salanterä, University of Turku
  • 14.2.2020 MNSc Anu-Marja Kaihlanen
    "From a nursing student to a registered nurse – Final clinical practicum facilitating the transition"
    12:00 - 16:00 Auditorium, PharmaCity, Turku
    Esteemed opponent: docent Satu Elo, University of Oulu
    Custos: professor Leena Salminen, University of Turku