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Torunn Kitty Vatnøy of the Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences at the University of Agder has submitted her thesis entitled «Nursing Competence in Norwegian Municipal in-patient Acute Care. Professional Accountability, Environment, and Leadership» and will defend the thesis for the PhD-degree Monday 28 November 2022.
She has followed the PhD programme at the Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences.
The trial lecture and the public defence will take place in Auditorium C2 040, Campus Grimstad and online via the Zoom conferencing app - registration link below.
Dean, Professor Anders Johan Wickstrøm Andersen, Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences, University of Agder, will chair the disputation.
Given topic for trial lecture: «Quality of care in municipal health and care services: dilemmas and paradoxes in balancing expectations and capabilities»
Thesis Title: «Nursing Competence in Norwegian Municipal in-patient Acute Care. Professional Accountability, Environment, and Leadership»
Search for the thesis in AURA - Agder University Research Archive, a digital archive of scientific papers, theses and dissertations from the academic staff and students at the University of Agder.
The Candidate: Torunn Kitty Vatnøy (1962, Gulen) Nurse from Haukeland sykepleierhøgskole, (Haukeland Nursing College) Bergen (1988) and Intensive Care Nurse from Høgskolen i Agder (Agder University College) (1997). Masters degree in Health Informatics from Høgskolen i Agder (Agder University College) and Aalborg University, Denmark (2005). Work experience as a Nurse, Intensive Care Nurse and Professional development nurse for several years at Alta Infirmery and Sørlandet Hospital. Experience from this work was an important inspiration for the theme in the doctoral work. The doctoral project are tied up to Senter for omsorgsforskning, Sør (Centre for Care Research, South). From 2010 she is working as Associate Professor at the Department of Health and Nursing Sciences, University of Agder.
First opponent: Professor Aud Uhlen Obstfelder, Centre for Care Research, Department of health sciences, Norwegian University of Science and Technology - NTNU in Gjøvik
Second opponent: Senior Researcher / Associate Professor Palle Bager, Department of Clinical Medicine - Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Aarhus University, Denmark
Professor Kristin Haraldstad, Department of Health and Nursing Sciences, Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences, University of Agder, is appointed as the administrator for the assessment committee.
Supervisors in the doctoral work were Professor Emerita Bjørg Dale, Department of Health and Nursing Sciences, University of Agder (main supervisor). Professor Tor-Ivar Karlsen, Department of Psychososial Health, University of Agder and Associate Professor Marianne Sundlisæter Skinner, Centre for Care Research, Department of Health Sciences, Norwegian University of Science and Technology - NTNU in Gjøvik (co-supervisors)
The disputation is open to the public, but to follow the trial lecture and the public defence digitally, transmitted via the Zoom conferencing app, you have to register as an audience member on this link:
A Zoom-link will be returned to you. (Here are introductions for how to use Zoom: support.zoom.us if you cannot join by clicking on the link.)
We ask online audience members to join the virtual trial lecture at 10:05 at the earliest and the public defense at 12:20 at the earliest. After these times, you can leave and rejoin the meeting at any time. Further, we ask online audience members to turn off their microphone and camera and keep them turned off throughout the event. You do this at the bottom left of the image when in Zoom. We recommend you use ‘Speaker view’. You select that at the top right corner of the video window when in Zoom.
The chair invites members of the public to pose questions ex auditorio in the introduction to the public defense. Deadline is during the break between the two opponents. The person asking questions should have read the thesis. For online audience the Contact Persons e-mail are available in the chat function during the Public Defense, and questions ex auditorio can be submitted to Eli Margareth Andås on e-mail email@example.com.