Welcome to Nurses.fi web portal
The Finnish Nurses Association
This portal introduces the key organizations and functions of nursing in Finland. The portal is hosted by The Finnish Nurses Association, which is closely involved in developing training, nursing care and working conditions as well as acting as an expert and collaborative body with decision-makers.
Finnish Nurses Association has a koncern structer including also:
- Fioca, the Education and Publishing Company owned by the Finnish Nurses Association, and
In addition Finnish Nurses Association has 16 regional associations throughout Finland.
Nursing and Nurse Education in Finland
In Finland nurses receive their education at polytechnics (also called universities of applied sciences). The National Supervisory Authority for Welfare and Health (Valvira) grants the right to practise as a nurse in Finland. Read more at nursing in Finland.
Becoming International Conferences in Finland
8th ICN International Nurse Practitioner/APN Network Conference
The conference will take place in Helsinki, Finland, in August 18-20, 2014. It will bring together nurse practitioners, advanced practice nurses, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, researchers, educators, policy makers, and managers from all over the world to discuss, share and analyse how advanced nursing practice can expand access and improve healthcare outcomes around the globe.
Our Finnish website will be found at www.sairaanhoitajaliitto.fi