Personal profile

Personal profile

Teaching Lecturer at The Faculty of Health Sciences

Teaching

I have worked as a lecturer at Faculty of Health Sciences since 2010 and have primarily been responsible for courses in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (240ECTS).

Main teaching subjects are:

  • Nursing science and theories
  • Gerontology and geriatric nursing
  • Health promotion and disease prevention
  • Rehabilitation
  • Reflective practice in nursing
  • Caring science 
  • Quality assurance and quality improvement in nursing practice
  • Literature searching in health science databases

In addition to teaching, I'm also supervising bachelor projects and other examination papers. 

When nursing studens are in clinical learning periods (90ECTS in total), I'm a contact teacher for both students and clinical supervisors.

Research interests

Since July 2021 I have been part of a research group conducting a research project called ‘Medication use and health status among elderly (90+) Faroese citizens’ which is led by Associate professor and Faculty Research Leader at Faculty of Health Sciences, Maria Skaalum Petersen. The project consists of both quantitative and qualitative research studies, where I am responsible for the quantitative study. I have completed the data collection from a total of 267 participants and I am currently in the process of writing the first research article from the project.

Professional Information

Administrative responsibilities:

2016-2017; 2022-present: Forewoman in the Study board at The Faculty of Health Sciences

2015-2017: Member of the Academic Council at The University of The Faroe Islands

2010-present: Course manager for course 7, 8, 13 and 14 in BSc in Nursing 

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):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Master, Thesis: ”Nothing is perfect.” The discourse of elderly people and nursing care for elderly people based on the Eden Alternative philosophy – A Foucault-inspired discourse analysis., Institute of Science in Nursing, Department of Public Health, Aarhus University

Award Date: 13 Mar 2013

Master, University Teaching & Learning (10 ECTS, M.Sc.), University of the Faroe Islands

20192020

Bachelor, Supplementary Programme in Nursing, Metropolitan University College, Copenhagen, Denmark

20042005

Registered nurse at Sjúkrarøktarfrøðiskúli Føroya, Faroe Islands

19941998

External positions

Advisor in Diploma Education in Wound Care, University College Copenhagen

2019

Advisor and Censor at Specialist Education within Cancer Nursing, University College Copenhagen

20172019

Censor at The Censor Secretariat of the Colleges of Applied Sciences, Denmark

20132017

Registered nurse at a Nursing Home (Á Sýnini) in Miðvágur, Faroe Islands

20092010

Registered nurse at a Stroke Ward (A2/A3), The National Hospital in the Faroe Islands

2005

Registered Nurse at Intensive Care Unit, Grindsted Hospital, Denmark

20032004

Home Nurse in Grindsted kommune, Grindsted, Denmark

20022003

Registered Nurse at a Geriatric Stroke Ward (G3), Marselisborg Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark

19982001

Registered Nurse at a Nursing Home in Hjelmeland, Norway

1998

Keywords

  • RT Nursing

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