Meet the KAMK Team

The KAMK team has the following responsibilites in the NursEduPal@Euro project

  1. Lead in Intellectual Outputs 1 (core competences in palliative care), 4 (escape room gamification) and 5 (virtual showroom);
  2. Input and feedback to all other Intellectual Outputs
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Minna Hökkä

Minna Hökkä

National project coordinator

Minna is the Head of School of the School of Health and Social Sciences of Kajaani University of Applied Sciences. She is a registered nurse, and she is specialized in palliative care. She has an APN master’s degree education, and she is has a master degree in health sciences and also she is a PhD student doing research of palliative care. Her expertise is in palliative care competencies, pain management and palliative care education.

Teija Ravelin

Project researcher

Teija is a senior lecturer at the School of Health and Social Sciences of Kajaani University of Applied Sciences. She is a registered nurse and she is specialized in mental health nursing. She has a master and a doctoral degree in health sciences and she is a dance movement therapist. Her expertise is in qualitative research, dance-movement therapy, mindfulness and serious games.

Liisa Kemppainen

Project specialist

Liisa is a senior lecturer at the School of Health and Social Sciences of Kajaani University of Applied Sciences. She is a registered nurse and has a master’s degree in health sciences. Her expertise is medication, pharmacology and nursing leadership. She is interested to find new ways for learning, for example how to use serious games in teaching.

Taina Romppanen

Project specialist

Taina is a senior lecturer at the School of Health and Social Sciences of Kajaani University of Applied Sciences. She is a registered nurse and she has a master’s degree in health sciences. Her expertise is acute care and evidence based practice. She has worked in several projects to develop virtual reality (VR) solutions and gamification in nursing education.
Tuula Kallioniemi

Tuula Kallioniemi

Project specialist

Tuula is a project specialist at Kajaani University of Applied Sciences. She is a registered nurse with a BSN and an MSN degree from the USA. She has experience in veterans’ healthcare and military nursing. She took part in translating content for the project.
Saku Hämäläinen

Saku Hämäläinen

Web programmer

Saku is a web programmer from Kajaani University of Applied sciences. He took part in developing nursedupal.eu virtual showroom as part of the project.
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