Professor nursing and health care education
Leader of research Group of Health Professional Education.
Professor at the decentralised Bachelor program in Nursing at UiT The Arctic University of Norway
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- Reseaching educational practices for students living and sudying in rural areas
- Flexible and blended Learning to facilitate for students living in rural areas
- Interprofessional education in clinical placements.
- Action Research as an inclusive process for collaborative approach, students, health personell and lecturers to take part in collaborative research and make research contributions relevant for health care practice, and health care education.
Member of research group
Member of project
2022 Research supervision Assignment. UiT The Arctic university of Norway
2019 Pedagogic Portfolio Assignment. UiT The Arctic University of Norway
2013 PhD course Researching Professional Practice, 7.5 ECTS. Gothenburg University, Sweden
2008 PhD course in Action Research, 7.5 ECTS Mid Sweden University, Sweden
2002 Master in Health Sciences (Hovedfag i Helsefag), University of Tromsø, Norway
1993 Research Methodology. University of Tromsø, Norway
1990 Pedagogic Seminar, University of Tromsø, Norway
1988 Intensive care, Post Graduate education. Regional Hospital in Tromsø, Norway
1983 University preliminary entrance examination, University of Tromsø, Norway
1982 Nursing education. Telemark University College, Norway
CURRENT AND PREVIOUS POSITIONS
2019 - > Professor (Dosent) Bachelor Program in Nursing. UiT
2018 - > 2019 Professor in Health Care Education, Centre for Faculty development, Faculty for Health Sciences, UiT
2015 - 2018 Professor of Health Care Education, (Dosent i helsefag) Decentralized Nursing Education Program. Institute of Health and Care Sciences, UiT
2009 - 2015 Associate Professor at Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Health and Care Sciences.
2004 - 2009 Coordinator Decentralised nursing education, Tromsø University College
1990 - 2004 Nursing teacher for rural nursing education, Mid Troms
1996 - 1996 Project lead. Salangen Municipality. Face to Face, Internet based Interpretation service
1990 - 1994 Project leader. Decentralized Nursing Education in rural areas in Mid – Troms.
1995 Registered Nurse. Community health care nurse, Salangen municipality
1986 - 1987 Nurse lecturer Telemark College of Nursing
1982 - 1990 Registered Nurse. Tromsø University Hospital.
2023 University of Edinburgh, School of Health and Social Sciences and University and Highlands and Islands, Scotland
2017/2018 Division of Health Sciences/Centre for Interprofessional Education, University of Otago NZ
FELLOWSHIPS, AWARDS AND PRIZES
2015 The Norwegian Engineers and Managers Association 2015; National price for a longstanding education for lifelong learning, Norway
2008 Tromsø University College 2008. Teaching award for the initiative and development of the Decentralized Nursing Education that contribute to recruitment of students and health personnel in rural regions in Northern Norway
2005 Tromsø University College 2005. Award for dissemination of professional expertise in regional and international contexts
SUPERVISION OF GRADUATE STUDENTS AND RESEARCH FELLOWS
2023 - PhD candidate Matias Rasi, UiT; co- supervisor
2019 - 2023 PhD candidate Catrine Buck Jensen, UiT; Co-supervisor
2015 - 2017 Supervision of fellow Anne-Gerd Karlsen, to Associate professor UiT
2015 - 2017 supervision of fellow Anne- Lise Thoresen, to Associate professor UiT
2017 ->2019 Wenche Bergseth Bogsti, NTNU; mentor for Application Dosent in Nursing
2015 -> PhD candidate Helle Kise Hjertstrøm, UiT; Co – supervisor
2014 -2023 PhD candidate Anita Gudmundsen, UiT; Co- supervisor
2018 -> Professor (Dosent). Teaching general nursing and academic disciplines, including supervision during practice placements, and BA theses. Development of students` exams and examinations, mainly but not exclusive at Decentralised BA in Nursing, UiT
2009 – 2018 Associate professor at UiT. General nursing, across the BA program, supervision in practice placement, skills training and examinations. Decentralised Nursing Education, UiT Norway
2002 – 2009 Assistant professor at Tromsø University College. Rural Nursing,
1990 – 2002 Lecturer at Decentralised Nursing Education. Nursing college in Tromsø, N.
ORGANISATION OF SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS
2018, August: Nuuk, Greenland. Copenhagen, Denmark. Co-lead planning.
Innovative Summer Institute in Greenland 2019
2018, August: Copenhagen, Denmark. Northern Nursing Education Network.
Meeting on Sustainability
2017, June: Umeå, Sweden. Northern Nursing Education Network.
Online Course Development. Open Access Recourse
2017, July: Tromsø, Norway. Innovative Summer Institute on Circumpolar Health.
2016, August: Saskatoon, Canada. Innovative Summer Insititute on Circumpolar Health
2015, Nov. Dublin, Ireland. Co-Leaders Forum. Northern Nursing education
2010-> Research group leader of Health Professional Education, Dept of health and care sciences UiT
PROJECT MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE
2022-> Supervising Intensive students in the ICU ward. PhD project Leader of project
2021 – 2024 Arktisk Samprax: Praxis ved UiT Norges arktiske universitet – sykepleierutdanningen utforsker nye samarbeidsformer. (Arctic samprax. Praxis development in the Bachelor program in nursing.) Leader of project.
2019 - 2023 Including the patient in Interprofessional Learning and Collaboration. PhD project. Leader of project
2013 – 2016 Interprofessional Learning in rural health care practices. Leader of project
1990 – 1995 Piloting and establishing the fundament for Norways first Decentralised nursing education (rural nursing education)
COMMISSIONS OF TRUST
2016 – > Panel of Research and Development at Norwegian National Centre for Rural Medicine (Programstyre for Nasjonalt Senter for Distriktsmedisin, NSDM)
2015 – 2016 Committee member for future Decentralized nursing education in multi- campus, UiT
2012 – 2013 Committee member of «Indre Troms Medical Coordination Centre». Representing the Faculty of Health and Care Sciences UiT.
MEMBERSHIPS OF ACADEMIES / SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES
2018 -> Norwegian Research Network; Researching clinical education in Nursing
2015- 2022 Lead and co-lead of UArctic Northern Nursing Education Network. Thematic Network of UArctic