Kristina Mikkonen

Kristina Mikkonen

PhD

Post-doctoral researcher
Health Sciences

Biography

My competence in research relates to clinical learning environment and mentoring of healthcare students with special focus on cultural and linguistic diversity. I coordinate research-based projects TervOpe- professional competence development and complementary education in health sciences and DHM- Digital health module in postgraduate higher education.  

Research interests

  • Clinical learning environment and mentoring
  • Cultural and linguistic diversity in healthcare
  • Health sciences teacher competence
  • Complementary education of health sciences teacher
  • Digital health in higher education

Databases

Selected publications

  • Mikkonen, Kristina; Elo, Satu; Kuivila, Heli-Maria; Tuomikoski, Anna-Maria; Kaariainen, Maria (2016) Culturally and linguistically diverse healthcare students' experiences of learning in a clinical environment : A systematic review of qualitative studies. - International journal of nursing studies 54 (SI), 173-187 . [Original]
  • Mikkonen, Kristina; Elo, Satu; Tuomikoski, Anna-Maria; Kääriäinen, Maria (2016) Mentor experiences of international healthcare students' learning in a clinical environment : A systematic review. - Nurse education today 40, 87-94 . [Original]
  • Mikkonen, Kristina; Elo, Satu; Miettunen, Jouko; Saarikoski, Mikko; Kääriäinen, Maria (2017) Development and testing of the CALDs and CLES plus T scales for international nursing students' clinical learning environments. - Journal of advanced nursing 73 (8), 1997-2011 . [Original]
  • Mikkonen, Kristina; Elo, Satu; Miettunen, Jouko; Saarikoski, Mikko; Kääriäinen, Maria (2017) Clinical learning environment and supervision of international nursing students: A cross-sectional study. - Nurse education today 52, 73-80 . [Original]
  • Oikarainen A, Mikkonen K, Tuomikoski A-M, Elo S, Pitkänen S, Ruotsalainen H, Kääriäinen M. (2017) Mentors' competence in mentoring culturally and linguistically diverse nursing students during clinical placement. - Journal of advanced nursing Epub ahead of print, . [Original]
  • Mikkonen, Kristina (2017) Clinical learning environment and mentoring of culturally and linguistically diverse nursing students. - Acta Universitatis Ouluensis. Series D, Medica 1416. Oulu. Artikkeliväitöskirja. 108. [Original]