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HEAAE02 Family Nursing Research 5 op
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Master's Degree Programme in Health Sciences
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Announced in the teaching schedule
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
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Curricula 2012 – 2015
HEAAE02 Family nursing research 5 ECTS

General description

An introduction to family nursing research.

Learning outcomes

After completing this course, the student will
- understand the core family nursing concepts, principles and study methods
- be able to understand the special demands of family nursing research
- be able to critically review existing family nursing research, including limitations in study design, interventions and other limitations in a study.
- be able to critically evaluate family nursing literature and interpret the results of a particular study


- introduction to family nursing and its basic concepts and theories
- introduction to family nursing research: special questions when the study focus is on a family
- intervention studies
- instruments in family nursing research
- study examples both from the Finnish and international family nursing research

Teaching methods

Classroom work

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In English
Further information 

Lectures andassignments


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

Announced in the Teaching schedule.

-       A theoretical book of family nursing (specified later).

-       Scientific articles (titles will be announced later).

Further information

Minimum number of studens: 8
Organized every other year.

The quota for Open University students each Academic Year is 3.

Belongs to following study modules

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