Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences,
Dr. Mari Salminen-Tuomaala, PhD in Health Sciences, is Senior Lecturer in Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences, School of Health Care and Social Work. She is Project Manager in simulation based education research and development project. She has worked over 20 years as registered nurse at medical departments, cardiac care unit and emergency department before teaching career. Her main research and expertise areas concern acute care (intensive care, out-of-hospital emergency care, care and counseling at the emergency department), simulation based education, psychosocial coping of myocardial infarction patients and their spouses, families as clients in health care and families in challenging life situations. She has about 40 conference presentations and over 50 scientific publications.
Development of multiprofessional simulation-based education in acute care