The Northern Savo Centre of Expertise for the Interprofessional Social and Health Care Education

01.01.2020 - 31.12.2022

Research group

There is an increasing need for new ways to think about how and on what we are working in health and social care. Interprofessional work and studying interprofessionally have become more important. The Northern Savo Centre of Expertise for the Interprofessional Social and Health Care Education builds new interprofessional environments and models, which respond to the changing needs of social and health care. It creates possibilities for the inventive collaboration between universities, health and social care sector and business.

This project has been planned together with the University of Eastern Finland (UEF) and Savonia University of Applied Sciences (Savonia). There are thousands of students in the UEF and Savonia studying health and social care disciplines. Therefore, we in Northern Savo have a unique opportunity to provide interprofessional education with the real health and social care environment and strengthen the connection between work and education. The project is funded by the European social fund.

Research group description

Introducing image of the group The Northern Savo Centre of Expertise for the Interprofessional Social and Health Care Education

Standing from the left: Anna Miettinen (UEF), Raimo Kääriäinen (Savonia), Anu Kinnunen (Savonia), Mira Polón (Savonia), Tiina Mäkeläinen (Savonia) and Ari Haaranen (UEF). Sitting from the left: Taru Kekoni (UEF), Henna Saari (UEF), Pekka Mäntyselkä (UEF) and Anne Huovinen (Savonia).

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Time period

01.01.2020 - 31.12.2022

Group members - UEF

Other group members

  • Anne Huovinen
    Anne Huovinen anne.huovinen@savonia.fi
  • Tiina Mäkeläinen
    Tiina Mäkeläinen tiina.makelainen@savonia.fi
  • Anu Kinnunen
    Anu Kinnunen anu.kinnunen@savonia.fi
  • Raimo Kääriäinen
    Raimo Kääriäinen raimo.kaariainen@savonia.fi
  • Mira Polón
    Mira Polón mira.polon@savonia.fi

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