Extension studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

1 cr

Learning outcomes

The student will have an understanding of the research process and be able to use research results in his/her studies, the thesis preparation, and clinical nursing. The student will be able to formulate research problems and in a reflective way use research results, as well as write a plan for a development task or a piece of research.

Course contents

More advanced knowledge of the research process. Different kinds of nursing research, methods and results. Projects concerned with promoting caring in nursing.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Completed courses: the basics of nuring research, computing and informatics.

Recommended or required reading

to be announced by the lecturer

Study activities

  • Lectures - 12 hours
  • Exercise based learning - 8 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 20 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 0 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 20 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Demonstrations and presentations
  • Reports and productions


Kerstin Sivonen

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

  • 2006-09-06 - Demonstrations and presentations
  • 2006-09-06 - Reports and productions

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