I came to SÖS in 1986 and i have been working at the Emergency department, department of Medicine and at the department of Cardiology. In 1998 I was also the first head nurse at the Clinical education ward (KUA) at SÖS. Between 2007-2013 I was also expert in Cardiovascular nursing for the Board of heart and vessels diseases in Stockholms läns landsting.
My interest in research began attending a lecture in nursing science at a course in heart failure. Today I am doing clinical work as a nurse 40%, Contnuing my research on 30% and also teach at KI 30% (undergraduate and specialized programmes for nurses).
Degree of Bachelor of Science in Nursing 1991
Masters degree in Nursing 2006
PhD (medical science) 2012
My thesis contained studies on patients with heart failure and self-care behaviour and management with focus on interactive patient education and remote monitoring. A qualitative study, focusing patients perception of remonte monitoring, was also included in my thesis. After my dissertation I have been involved i new studies where we are testing if computer tablets can be used in order to strenghten self-care behaviour.