Clinical nursing research

The field of nursing comprises a major programme at the Department, with numerous employees and a comprehensive field of education. The research group aims to reinforce activity related to professional development and research production among the employees in the field of nursing. The concept of "the patient" is applied on two levels or areas to fully encompass the activities of the research group. One level comprises empirical studies within and of nursing, in-depth studies of how people experience illness and crises, and studies of training to be a nurse. The second level comprises basic research into nursing and involves historical studies of nursing practice or philosophical in-depth studies of nursing.