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I have been employed at the Department of Health and Nursing Science since 2005 after finishing a Master of Education. My primary task then was to develop and hold course for nurses in clinical supervision on a bachelor level and hold interdisciplinary courses for health care practitioners who wanted to upgrade their basic education to a bachelor level. Related to this, I held a position as head of the clinical part of the nursing education from 2008 to 2011.
Since 2014, I have been responsible for developing, arranging and hold an interdisciplinary master education in health science. The first students started in autumn 2014 and in spring 2018, all together 15 students obtained a master degree.
Supervised bachelor and master students in nursing and health science
Organised PhD-courses for students in the Faroe Islands and abroad:
Ethnography and Small-Scale Societies (Professor Hylland Ericksen from Norway together with post doc Firouz Gaini, University of the Faroe Islands)
Discourse Analysis in Theory and Practice (Professor Pirjo Nikander from Finland).
Apart from these activities, I have had courses at the Department of History and Social Sciences in Social Health and Social Gerontology.
Courses in gerontology for health care professionals on both bachelor and master level.
Quality of assistive technology services in the Faroe Islands from a user perspective (Turið Barbara Jacobsen)
Medication among home dwelling men and women at the age of ninety (Maria í Skorini)
End of life care in the Faroe Islands, PhD project (Elsa Johannesen).
Social and cultural gerontology, geriatric nursing,
Ageing and later life.
Fundamentals of care
Qualitative research methodologies
Preventive Home Visit (PHV) and screening of hearing and vision among older adults in Faroe Islands; a cross-sectional study (Gro Haanes & Ása Róin).
Meaning of ageing among home-dwelling octogenarians in the Faroe Islands (Tóra Róin & Ása Róin)
Structural changes and intergenerational relations. A study from the Faroe Islands (Ása Róin)
Member of the Danish and Nordic Gerontology Society
Member of the European Network: Ageing in Europe
Member of The Learning Collaborative, Network for nursing and other health care leaders to support the development of projects around fundamental care.
2009 – 2012 Elected staff member of Board of Directors of the University of the Faroe Islands
2015 Received the Kirsten Avlund Prize (The Danish Gerontology Society) for my research within gerontology and for developing academic courses on bachelor and master level for health care practitioners working in elder care.
Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):
PhD, Social gerontology, Linköping University
Award Date: 18 Aug 2015
Master, Master in Education, Aarhus University
Award Date: 20 Jun 2005
Bachelor, Registered Nurse, Faroe Islands Hospital System
Award Date: 22 Mar 1982
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Caregivers' experiences of end-of- life caregiving to severely ill relatives with cancer dying at home: A qualitative study in the Faroe IslandsJohannesen, E. J. D., Timm, H. & Róin, Á., 21 Mar 2023, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences. 9 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review
Róin, T., Petersen, M. S. & Róin, Á., 27 Jun 2023, In: Ageing and Society. 12 p.
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Róin, T., Petersen, M. S. & Róin, Á., Dec 2021, In: Journal of Aging Studies. 59, 7 p.
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Preventive home visit (Phv) screening of hearing and vision among older adults in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands: A feasibility study in a small-scale communityHaanes, G. G., Roin, A. & Petersen, M. S., 2021, In: JOURNAL OF MULTIDISCIPLINARY HEALTHCARE. 14, p. 1691-1699 9 p.
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Harriet Hammer (Organiser), Eyðfinn Magnussen (Participant), Anna Sofía Veyhe (Participant), Erika Anne Hayfield (Participant), Jógvan í Lon Jacobsen (Participant), Erling Isholm (Participant), Hallbera West (Participant), Anni Djurhuus (Participant), Malan Marnersdóttir (Participant), Ragnheiður Bogadóttir (Participant), Jari í Hjøllum (Participant), Maria Skaalum Petersen (Participant), May-Britt Skoradal (Participant), Jens Christian Svabo Justinussen (Participant), Annika Helgadóttir Davidsen (Participant), Ingi Heinesen Højsted (Participant), Poul Fossdal Guttesen (Participant), Bárður Larsen (Participant), Ása Róin (Participant), Jónrit Halling (Participant), Marin Strøm (Participant), Knud Simonsen (Participant), Firouz Gaini (Participant), Kalpana Vijayavarathan - R (Participant), Erla Olsen (Participant), Andras Mortensen (Participant), Hans Ellefsen (Participant), Jákup Reinert Hansen (Participant) & Erland Viberg Joensen (Participant)29 Nov 2022
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Ása Róin (Speaker) & Hildur við Høgadalsá (Speaker)25 Sept 2009
Activity: Talk or presentation › Oral presentation