Marita Koivunen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Turku
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A preliminary usability evaluation of Web-based portal application for patients with schizophrenia
    M Koivunen
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 14:462-9. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Nurses' roles in systematic patient education sessions in psychiatric nursing
    M Koivunen
    Satakunta Central Hospital, Sairaalantie 3, Pori, Finland
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 19:546-54. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Nurses' information retrieval skills in psychiatric hospitals - are the requirements for evidence-based practice fulfilled?
    Marita Koivunen
    Satakunta Hospital District University of Turku, Department of Nursing Science, Satakunta Central Hospital, Sairaalantie 3, FI 28500 Pori, Finland
    Nurse Educ Pract 10:27-31. 2010
  4. doi request reprint The impact of individual factors on healthcare staff's computer use in psychiatric hospitals
    Marita Koivunen
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    J Clin Nurs 18:1141-50. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Barriers and facilitators influencing the implementation of an interactive Internet-portal application for patient education in psychiatric hospitals
    Marita Koivunen
    Satakunta Hospital District and University of Turku, Department of Nursing Science, Turku, Finland
    Patient Educ Couns 70:412-9. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Developing an evidence-based curriculum designed to help psychiatric nurses learn to use computers and the Internet
    Marita Koivunen
    University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    J Prof Nurs 24:302-14. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Patient education methods to support quality of life and functional ability among patients with schizophrenia: a randomised clinical trial
    Anneli Pitkanen
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Qual Life Res 21:247-56. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Effects of the implementation of the web-based patient support system on staff's attitudes towards computers and IT use: a randomised controlled trial
    Marita Koivunen
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Scand J Caring Sci 24:592-9. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Usability evaluation of a web-based patient information system for individuals with severe mental health problems
    Lauri Kuosmanen
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Turku, Finland, Turku, Finland
    J Adv Nurs 66:2701-10. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Integration of computer and Internet-based programmes into psychiatric out-patient care of adolescents with depression
    Marjo Kurki
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Turku and Primary Health Care Organization of the city of Vantaa, Finland
    Inform Health Soc Care 38:93-103. 2013

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint A preliminary usability evaluation of Web-based portal application for patients with schizophrenia
    M Koivunen
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 14:462-9. 2007
    ..Emphasis should be put on nurses' motivation and concerns regarding possible negative effects of the portal, which may influence the future implementation of eHealth applications in clinical practice...
  2. doi request reprint Nurses' roles in systematic patient education sessions in psychiatric nursing
    M Koivunen
    Satakunta Central Hospital, Sairaalantie 3, Pori, Finland
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 19:546-54. 2012
    ..Information technology should be adopted without delay as a new treatment method in daily practice in psychiatric services. It has potential to support equality between patient and nurse in secluded environments...
  3. doi request reprint Nurses' information retrieval skills in psychiatric hospitals - are the requirements for evidence-based practice fulfilled?
    Marita Koivunen
    Satakunta Hospital District University of Turku, Department of Nursing Science, Satakunta Central Hospital, Sairaalantie 3, FI 28500 Pori, Finland
    Nurse Educ Pract 10:27-31. 2010
    ..It would be also advisable to develop centralized systems for the internal dissemination of research findings for the use of nursing staff...
  4. doi request reprint The impact of individual factors on healthcare staff's computer use in psychiatric hospitals
    Marita Koivunen
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    J Clin Nurs 18:1141-50. 2009
    ..The study examines whether individual factors of healthcare staff are associated with computer use in psychiatric hospitals. In addition, factors inhibiting staff's optimal use of computers were explored...
  5. ncbi request reprint Barriers and facilitators influencing the implementation of an interactive Internet-portal application for patient education in psychiatric hospitals
    Marita Koivunen
    Satakunta Hospital District and University of Turku, Department of Nursing Science, Turku, Finland
    Patient Educ Couns 70:412-9. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify barriers and facilitators influencing the implementation of an interactive Internet-portal application for patient education in psychiatric hospitals...
  6. doi request reprint Developing an evidence-based curriculum designed to help psychiatric nurses learn to use computers and the Internet
    Marita Koivunen
    University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    J Prof Nurs 24:302-14. 2008
    ..This information was integrated and used for the development process of an education curriculum designed to support nurses' computer and Internet skills...
  7. doi request reprint Patient education methods to support quality of life and functional ability among patients with schizophrenia: a randomised clinical trial
    Anneli Pitkanen
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Qual Life Res 21:247-56. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the effectiveness of patient education methods on quality of life and functional impairment of patients with schizophrenia...
  8. doi request reprint Effects of the implementation of the web-based patient support system on staff's attitudes towards computers and IT use: a randomised controlled trial
    Marita Koivunen
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Scand J Caring Sci 24:592-9. 2010
    ..We can conclude that IT has promise as an alternative method in patient education, as the implementation of the web-based patient support system in daily basis did not have a negative effect on nurses' attitudes towards IT...
  9. doi request reprint Usability evaluation of a web-based patient information system for individuals with severe mental health problems
    Lauri Kuosmanen
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Turku, Finland, Turku, Finland
    J Adv Nurs 66:2701-10. 2010
    ..This paper is a report of a study conducted to compare service users', nursing students' and Registered Nurses' evaluations of the usability of a patient education website intended for individuals with severe mental health problems...
  10. doi request reprint Integration of computer and Internet-based programmes into psychiatric out-patient care of adolescents with depression
    Marjo Kurki
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Turku and Primary Health Care Organization of the city of Vantaa, Finland
    Inform Health Soc Care 38:93-103. 2013
    ..These results are encouraging keeping in mind that adolescents are the most active Internet users in society...
  11. doi request reprint Assessing quality of life in patients with schizophrenia in an acute psychiatric setting: reliability, validity and feasibility of the EQ-5D and the Q-LES-Q
    Anneli Pitkanen
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Turku, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 66:19-25. 2012
    ..Two QoL instruments, the EuroQoL-5D (EQ-5D) and the Quality of Life Enjoyment and Satisfaction Questionnaire (Q-LES-Q), have been increasingly used among patients with schizophrenia...
  12. doi request reprint Design and development process of patient-centered computer-based support system for patients with schizophrenia spectrum psychosis
    Maritta Valimaki
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Turku, Finland
    Inform Health Soc Care 33:113-23. 2008
    ..Despite the systematic development of computer-based approaches in mental health, less systematic development of such methods can be found for patients with schizophrenia or psychosis...
  13. doi request reprint Information technology-based standardized patient education in psychiatric inpatient care
    Minna Anttila
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Turku, Tampere University Hospital, Research Unit, Finland
    J Adv Nurs 64:147-56. 2008
    ..This paper is a report of a study to describe nurses' experiences of information technology-based standardized patient education in inpatient psychiatric care...
  14. doi request reprint Patient education practices in psychiatric hospital wards: a national survey in Finland
    Heli Hatonen
    University of Turku, Department of Nursing Science Municipality of Imatra, Hospital District of South Carelia, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 64:334-9. 2010
    ..Despite the fact that patients' receiving of information is one of the fundamental rights of patients, there is still limited information available on how patient education is carried out in psychiatric healthcare organizations...
  15. pmc Developing an internet-based support system for adolescents with depression
    Maritta Valimaki
    University of Turku, Department of Nursing Science, Turku, Finland
    JMIR Res Protoc 1:e22. 2012
    ..Despite policy guidance and governmental support to develop usable mental health services, there is still a lack of easily accessible and modern interventions available for adolescents in Finland's majority official language...
  16. doi request reprint Occupational stress and implementation of information technology among nurses working on acute psychiatric wards
    Marita Koivunen
    Satakunta Hospital District, Pori, Finland
    Perspect Psychiatr Care 49:41-9. 2013
    ..The study describes nurses' occupational stress and implementation of information technology on acute psychiatric wards...
  17. ncbi request reprint Implementation of information technology in nursing practice - challenge for management in psychiatric nursing
    Marita Koivunen
    Satakunta Hospital District, Pori, Finland
    Stud Health Technol Inform 146:706-7. 2009
    ..Although knowledge of IT projects management exists, there is a lack of knowledge about nursing management in IT implementation processes in psychiatric nursing...
  18. ncbi request reprint Patients' perceptions of Internet usage and their opportunity to obtain health information
    Maritta Valimaki
    Department of Nursing Science and Intermunicipal Hospital District of Southwest Finland, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Med Inform Internet Med 32:305-14. 2007
    ..Well-educated and young respondents reported more frequent access to the Internet...