Helene Åvik Persson

Helene Åvik Persson

Lecturer, PhD in Medical Science, Public Health Nurse, Researcher

Personal profile


In 2022 I defended my thesis "Implementation of knowledge-based palliative care in nursing homes: The professional´s perspective". The thesis is a part of the KUPA-project (Implementation of Knowledge-based Palliative Care in Nursing Homes) which aimed to improve the palliative care for frail older persons in nursing homes.


I am a lecturer in the nursing program and in the specialist program for public health nurses. Supervisor for degree work at Bachelor's and Master's level.

Professional work

My clinical experience comes mainly from the care of older persons such as home care and nursing homes.

UKÄ subject classification

  • Health Sciences
  • Nursing

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  • Palliative care


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