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HOIT6701 Knowledge Management and Health Technology Supporting Clinical Work 5 op
Organised by
Nursing Science
Person in charge
Professor Sanna Salanterä

Learning outcomes

Student knows the central concepts concerning technology as part of clinical nursing.
Student knows and is able to evaluate health technology in clinical nursing.
Student understands the possibilities of technology and digitalization as part of clinical nursing.


Artificial intelligence
Medical/nursing devices, their development and usability
Technology supporting patient and patient care
Internet of things in nursing
Gamification of health
Smart hospital
Smart home

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 20 h 0 h
Independent work 95 h 0 h
Seminar 20 h 0 h

Independent work includes group work and written assignment.

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
  • In English


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

2. year spring

Further information

Barnum C.M. Usability Testing Essentials: Ready, Set…Test!, Morgan Kaufmann 2010.

Berg M. 2005. Health Information Management. The Taylor & Francis e-Library.

Borko Furht, Ankur Agarwal (ed.). Handbook of Medical and Healthcare Technologies Springer New York, 2013.

Brixey J.J., Brixey J.E., Saba V. & McCormick K. 2014. Essentials of Nursing Informatics Study Guide. 1st edition. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.

Howitt P et al. Technologies for global health. The Lancet, 2012, Vol. 380, No. 9840, p. 507–535.

Kizza, Joseph Migga. Ethical and Social Issues in the Information Age. Springer London, 2010.

Nielsen J. Usability engineering. Academic press Limited, London 1993.

Wayters M 2016 A Comparative study of Artificial Intelligence methods for project duration forecasting. Expert Systems with Applications 46: 249-261.

Scientific articles, to be announced during the course.

Belongs to following study modules

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Hoitotieteen laitos
Tulevaisuuden teknologioiden laitos
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