Mariann Fossum is Head of Department and Professor at the Department of Health and Nursing Science, University of Agder, Norway. She holds a Ph.D. in medical science with a specialization in health and caring science from Örebro University, Sweden, 2012, and has postgraduate education in geriatric nursing and a master's degree in nursing science from the University of Oslo. She has more than 20 years’ experience in teaching nursing and health informatics, with a focus on documentation in nursing, terminologies, computerized decision support systems, and quality of care. In 2009, she had a research stay at Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, USA, and from 2014-2016, she worked at Deakin University, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Melbourne, Australia as a Research Fellow. She is a board member in the Association for Common European Nursing Diagnoses, Interventions, and Outcomes (ACENDIO), and is a Vice-Chairman of the program committee developing the National Curriculum for the Norwegian Nursing Education commenced in 2017.
She is the Director of the Norwegian ICNP Research & Development Centre accredited in June 2017.
Research areas are documentation in nursing, terminologies, computerized decision support systems, simulation and quality of care.
Norwegian ICNP Research & Development Centre: http://www.icn.ch/what-we-do/norwegian-icnp-research-development-centre/
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