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Introduction to Evidence-based Nursing (3 cr)

Code: SH00BS76-3008

General information


23.05.2022 - 29.05.2022


01.08.2022 - 31.12.2022

Number of ECTS credits allocated

3 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching


Laurea Otaniemi, sote


Laurea Otaniemi

Teaching languages

  • Finnish


100 - 120

Degree programmes

  • Terveydenhoitajakoulutus (STG2), Laurea Otaniemi (Finnish)
  • Sairaanhoitajakoulutus (SHG2), Laurea Otaniemi (Finnish)


  • Saara Laakso
  • Pia Lahtinen

Teacher in charge

Pia Lahtinen


  • STG222SA
    Terveydenhoitajakoulutus, monimuotototeutus, S22, Otaniemi
  • SHG222SA
    Sairaanhoitajakoulutus, monimuotototeutus, S22, Otaniemi
  • SHG222SA2
    Sairaanhoitajakoulutus, monimuotototeutus, S22, Otaniemi, ryhmä 2


The student is able to
- define the meaning of evidence-based information and how it is produced, summarised and distributed
- describe the nurse's/public health nurse's role in evidence-based care and commit to implementing it
- describe the significance of different types of information in client contacts and evidence-based nursing in health care services
- search for information from the most common health science databases
- critically assess different sources of information and the reliability of the material
- read and utilise research data
- understand the basic Information related to copyright and reference sources
- apply the basics of reporting and scientific writing
- present information in different ways, taking the target group and its needs into account
- acquire basic presentation skills and use them in practise
- have a positive attitude towards research and evidence-based nursing
- discuss the significance of human rights, values of nursing, ethical principles and instructions in nursing and his / her own work
- recognise the existence of ethical conflicts and propose justified solutions to them

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