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Torunn Kitty Vatnøy

Associate Professor

Phd student

 
Office:
C4 062 ( Jon Lilletuns vei 9, Grimstad )

Research interests

Nuring competence in municipal acute care

Leadesrhip

Ehealth

Implementering av patient trajectory in emergency department at hospital 

Work experience

Associated professor (førstelektor) 2014 – d.d.

Assistant professor in University of Agder (UIA) 2010 -2014

Professional coordinator for the Clinical laboratory and high-tech simulation center (60 % position), 2011-2015.    

Professional development nurse in Emergency department Sørlandet hospital HF, Arendal, 2007–2010

Teacher, supervisor, Agder university college, 1999-2005

Nurse and critical care specialized nurse  Sørlandet hospital Arendal /1992–1999, 2005–2010

Nurse and assistant charge nurse of a local hospital ward (sykestuer) in Alta, 1989–1992

Union elected leader, (full-time employed) of The Norwegian nursing student organization; Landslaget for Norges sykepleierstudenter (LNS)  1988/89

Other: Nurse assistant at Haraldsplass diakonisse hospital Bergen gerontological avdeling 1984, store employee 1981, summer job at a nursing home 1978-1988, expereince from farm work over many years and  one season as crew on a purse seine fishing boat.

 

Academic interests

Nusing competense and servises

Leadesrship in healthcare 

E- health: Use of information and communication technologies, telemedicine and welfare technology for quality in healthcare services

Projects

Nursing competence in the context of in-patient acute care in primary health services

M4ALMO, Agder region. «Modeller for alarmmottak» Regionale forskningsfond (RFF) supported (2015-2017).

United for health (U4H) Agder. Project for telemedicine follow-up after discharge for COPD exacerbation - an implementation project for Agder in collaboration with U4H (2013 - 2015). 

E​​-learning "COPD online" project, Sørlandet hospital helsefortak (SSHF). Board member 2011-2012.

Implementing and evauating “Triage in Emergency department” Sørlandet hospital Arendal (SSA),  2008 and 2009). 

Editor: « Medvirkning, Samhandling, Sikkerhet –IKT I helsetjenesten» (Participation, collaboration, security – ICT in health service) /2007.

Scientific publications

  • Vatnøy, Torunn Kitty; Dale, Bjørg; Skinner, Marianne Sundlisæter; Karlsen, Tor-Ivar (2022). Associations between nurse managers’ leadership styles, team culture and competence planning in Norwegian municipal in-patient acute care services: A cross-sectional study. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences. ISSN: 0283-9318. 36 (2). s 482 - 492. doi:10.1111/scs.13064.
  • Vatnøy, Torunn Kitty; Skinner, Marianne Sundlisæter; Karlsen, Tor-Ivar; Dale, Bjørg (2020). Nursing competence in municipal in-patient acute care in Norway: a cross-sectional study. BMC Nursing. ISSN: 1472-6955. 19doi:10.1186/s12912-020-00463-5.
  • Vatnøy, Torunn Kitty; Karlsen, Tor-Ivar; Dale, Bjørg (2019). Exploring nursing competence to care for older patients in municipal in-patient acute care: a qualitative study. Journal of Clinical Nursing (JCN). ISSN: 0962-1067. doi:10.1111/jocn.14914.
  • Vatnøy, Torunn Kitty; Karlsen, Tor-Ivar; Dale, Bjørg (2019). Exploring nursing competence to care for older patients in municipal in‐patient acute care: A qualitative study. Journal of Clinical Nursing (JCN). ISSN: 0962-1067. 28 (17-18). s 3339 - 3352. doi:10.1111/jocn.14914.
  • Smaradottir, Berglind; Martinez, Santiago; Thygesen, Elin; Holen-Rabbersvik, Elisabeth; Vatnøy, Torunn Kitty; Fensli, Rune Werner (2017). Innovative Simulation of Health Care Services in the Usability Laboratory: Experiences from the Model for Telecare Alarm Services-project. Proceedings from The 15th Scandinavian Conference on Health Informatics 2017 Kristiansand, Norway, August 29–30, 2017. ISBN: 978-91-7685-364-1. Linköping University Electronic Press. chapter. s 60 - 65.
  • Vatnøy, Torunn Kitty; Thygesen, Elin; Dale, Bjørg (2017). Telemedicine to support coping resources in home-living patients diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Patients’ experiences. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare. ISSN: 1357-633X. 23 (1). s 126 - 132. doi:10.1177/1357633X15626854.
  • Martinez, Santiago; Smaradottir, Berglind; Vatnøy, Torunn Kitty; Bjønnes, Marius (2017). Usability Evaluation of a Geolocation Technology: Safemate Perspectives on Norwegian municipal location-based alarm systems. The 22nd IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications. ISBN: 978-1-5386-1628-4. IEEE. Kapittel. s 116 - 211.
  • Vatnøy, Torunn Kitty; Thygesen, Elin; Dale, Bjørg (2016). Telemedicine to support coping resources in home-living patients diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Patients’ experiences. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare. ISSN: 1357-633X. doi:10.1177/1357633x15626854.
  • Smaradottir, Berglind; Martinez, Santiago; Holen-Rabbersvik, Elisabeth; Vatnøy, Torunn Kitty; Fensli, Rune Werner (2016). Usability Evaluation of a Collaborative Health Information System. Lessons from a User-centred Design Process. BIOSTEC 2016: 9th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies, February 21-23, 2016, in Rome, Italy. ISBN: 978-989-758-170-0. SciTePress. Kapittel. s 306 - 313.
  • Vatnøy, Torunn Kitty; Vabo, Grete Lund; Fossum, Mariann (2014). A Usability Evaluation of a Web-Based ICT System for Quality Management. Scandinavian Conference on Health Informatics; August 22; 2014; Grimstad; Norway. ISBN: 978-91-7519-241-3. Linköping University Electronic Press. kapittel. s 109 - 109.
  • Vatnøy, Torunn Kitty; Vabo, Grete Lund; Fossum, Mariann (2014). A Usability Evaluation of an Electronic Health Record System for Nursing Documentation Used in the Municipality Healthcare Services in Norway. HCI in Business. ISBN: 978-3-319-07292-0. Springer. HCI in Business. s 690 - 699.
  • Vatnøy, Torunn Kitty; Fossum, Mariann; Smith, Nina; Slettebø, Åshild (2013). Triage assessment og registered nurses in the emergency department. International Emergency Nursing. ISSN: 1755-599X. 21 (2). s 89 - 96. doi:10.1016/j.ienj.2012.06.004.
  • Vatnøy, Torunn Kitty (2007). Medvirkning Samhandling Sikkerhet IKT i helsetjnesten. ISBN: 978-82-997273-4-1. Conflux AS. s 250.
  • Vatnøy, Torunn Kitty; Dale, Bjørg; Skinner, Marianne Sundlisæter; Karlsen, Tor-Ivar (2022). Kompetanseutvikling og ledelse i sykepleietjenesten i KAD.
  • Vatnøy, Torunn Kitty; Dale, Bjørg; Karlsen, Tor-Ivar; Skinner, Marianne Sundlisæter (2020). Sykepleiekompetanse ved kommunale akutt døgnplasser.
  • Vatnøy, Torunn Kitty; Karlsen, Tor-Ivar; Dale, Bjørg (2018). KRITISKE ASPEKTER VED SYKEPLEIEKOMPETANSEN I KOMMUNALE AKUTTE DØGNENHETER. SYKEPLEIERE OG LEGERS ERFARINGER.
  • Smaradottir, Berglind; Martinez, Santiago; Thygesen, Elin; Vatnøy, Torunn Kitty; Holen-Rabbersvik, Elisabeth; Fensli, Rune Werner (2018). Innovative Simulation of Telecare Alarm Services in Usability Laboratory Environment, Scientific Workshop.

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