As part of the project co-funded by the Erasmus + program ProInCa – “Promoting the innovative capacity of higher education in the field of nursing in transition of health care” in October 01-07, 2018 assistants of the propaedeutics of internal diseases department Zhetmekova Zhuldyz and Sharapiyeva Alua, vice-rector for international cooperation and strategic to partnership Aidosov Nurzhan Sarsynbekovich, head of the innovation in medical education department Zhunusova Aigul Bitimbaevna, PhD student of the 3rd year Kyrykbaeva Saltanat Sayatovna had a working visit to Finland.
The first day began with a visit to the children’s hospital in Helsinki. Especially for young patients, each floor of the hospital was dedicated to the characters of the Mummi Troll book series by the famous Swedish writer Tove Janson. Modern equipment for the treatment and prevention of diseases and spacious rooms and chambers with everything needed were planned to ensure the convenience and safety of patients and their relatives. In one of the lecture halls, the staff of the HOTUS organization, which plays an important role in supporting research activities among nurses and in developing evidence-based nursing practice, shared their experiences in organizing research in collaboration with practical healthcare.
The next event, master class “Leadership in Nursing” was held at Lahti University of Applied Sciences. The purpose of this master class is the development of national teaching materials to improve the leadership competencies of students, teachers and nursing professionals of the Republic of Kazakhstan. During the master class, materials were developed for an electronic platform on the topic of strategic management, leading teams and professionals and ethics in nursing management.
Vice-Rector of international cooperation and strategic partnership Aidosov Nurzhan Sarsynbekovich and head of the medical education innovation department Zhunusova Aigul Bitimbaevna visited the JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Jyväskylä to participate in the board of academic advisors. Council members familiarized themselves with the progress of the project, discussed relevant events and further development of cooperation within the framework of the consortium.