SafelyNet

SafelyNet

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Maritta Välimäki, PhD, RN
Professor
Nurse manager, Hospital District of Southwest Finland
mava@utu.fi
tel.int +358-2-333 8495

AIM

To support well-being at work by improving interaction between professionals working in the field of social and health care. Special target areas are challenging situations and aggressive incidents and how to prevent and cope with them.

CONTENT

  • eLearning course
  • curriculum includes: instructions, information, assignments, discussion forums, virtual patient
  • leaning themes: ethical and legal issues, behavior-related internal and external factors,  therapeutic relationship and self-awareness, teamwork and integrating knowledge with practice
  • learning methods: self-awareness, reflection, peer support and tutor feedback

IMPLICATIONS

  • development of working environment and treatment procedures
  • interaction and client-centered care
  • utilization of evidence-based care
  • reduced cost of supplementary training

DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS

Raija Kontio
Mari Lahti

Students
Mika Alhonkoski
Pihla Markkanen

COLLABORATORS

  • Omnia Vocational Institution the Espoo Region
  • Hospital district of Helsinki and Uusimaa
  • The Finnish Nurses Association
  • Pirkanmaa Hospital District
  • The Hospital District of Southwest Finland
  • City of Imatra
  • Dublin City University, School of Nursing
  • St. Vincent Hospital, Ireland
  • National Council for the professional Development of Nursing and Midwifery, Ireland
  • University of Padova, Italy
  • Klaipeda College, Health Faculty, Lithuania
  • Klaipeda Psychiatric Hospital, Lithuania
  • Escola Superior de Enfermagem de Francisco Gentil, Portugal
  • Hospital Miguel Bombarda, Portugal
  • Kingston University & St Georges Medical School, UK
  • South West London & St Georges Mental Health NHS Trust, UK

FUNDERS

  • European Commission (Leonardo da Vinci programme and Transfer of innovation

Publications