Ethics in healthcare practice and education
Purpose of the programme in to analyse the value basis and ethics of nursing and health care and nursing, from the perspective of patients and population, professionals and health care organisation (e.g. health care managers). Furthermore, learning and teaching of ethics is under investigation.
There are following goals in the programme:
- to add our understanding of the best of the patients (in all phases of life) and professionals, their rights, duties and ethical principles aiming to improve the ethical quality of care
- to promote the ethical competence of professionals
- to promote the ethical quality and environment in health care organisations
- to analyse the content, methods and outcomes of learning and teaching ethics.
This research group meets systematically 1-2 times / term. Please, follow your email in connection of ethical researchers.
7.12.2020 Ethics day
Ethics day “Ethics in the constantly changing world (pdf)”, was arranged virtually 7th December 2020, and included many interesting discussions. The topics were for example communication, collaboration, moral courage, ethical competence, successful acting in ethical situations and ethics in pandemic.
7.-9.10.2020 Ethics in health care and nursing research
“Ethical questions are a part of all research. The 10th PhD course “Ethics in health care and nursing research”, was carried out virtually at the Department of Nursing Science 7th-9th October 2020. The course was a part of Finnish Doctoral Education Network in Nursing Science (HOVATO) and we had participants in Finland and Estonia. The responsible teachers of the course were Professor Helena Leino-Kilpi and Docent Mari Kangasniemi.”
1.-2.9.2018 19th International Nursing Ethics Conference & 4th International Ethics in Care Conference
Ethics researchers from University of Turku, Department of Nursing Science participated in the International Nursing Ethics Conference and International Ethics in Care Conference in Cork, Ireland.
18.-22.9.2017 RANCARE COST Action, annual Training Schools
University of Turku, Department of Nursing Science in collaboration with the RANCARE COST Action organized two Training Schools in Turku, on 18th-22nd of September 2017. The focus of the 1st Training School (lead by Professor Walter Sermeus) was on Conceptual, Organisational and Methodological Issues of Nursing Care Rationing. The focus of the 2nd Training School (lead by Professor Riitta Suhonen ) was on the Ethical Perspective of Nursing Care Rationing.
15.-16.9.2017 18th Nursing Ethics Conference & 3rd International Ethics in Care Conference
Several researchers from University of Turku, Department of Nursing Science participated in jointly organized Nursing Ethics Conference and International Ethics in Care Conference on 15th-16th of September in Leuven, Belgium.