Background and activities

Post.doc. i Trondheim Cancer Survivorship Group og European Palliative Care Research Centre. Communication researcher. 

Main project: How to organise health care services to cancer survivors, based on focus groups interviews with oncologists, oncologists in-training and general physicians. 

Also responsible for user testing of the web-based symptom registration tool Eir, developed by European Palliative Care Research Centre, NTNU and St. Olavs hospital. 

PhD candidat at the PRC og in the pain and palliation research group (Department of cancer research and molecular medicine) 2006-2012. In my PhD project I investigated some textual and contextual factors that might be of relevance for the patients' understanding of the informed consent documents. 

Assistant professor at the Department of language and communication studies 2003-2005, teaching bachelor and master students in discourse analysis, converstation analysis and document analysis. 

Master of arts (Applied Linugistics) 2003

Scientific, academic and artistic work

Displaying a selection of activities. See all publications in the database

Journal publications

Report/dissertation

  • Sand, Kari. (2012) Informed consent documents for cancer research - Textual and contextual factors of relevance for understanding (doctoral thesis). 2012. ISBN 978-82-471-3880-9.

Others

  • Sand, Kari; Lie, Hanne Cathrine; Kiserud, Cecilie E.; Loge, Jon Håvard; Lund, Jo-Åsmund. (2018) The physician perspective regarding providing information about late-effects to cancer patients and survivors: The dilemma of when and what. 7th OCHER workshop on Clinical Communication Research . The Oslo Communication in Healthcare Education and Research; Oslo. 2018-01-10 - 2018-01-12.
  • Didriksen, Mona; Brenne, Anne-Tove; Kaasa, Stein; Loge, Jon Håvard; Sand, Kari. (2017) Implementation of Eir – an electronical symptom management tool for cancer patients – at a surgical department: Is it feasible?. 7th International Seminar of the PRC and EAPC RN . European Palliative Care Research Centre and the European As; Oslo. 2017-10-06 - 2017-10-07.
  • Krogstad, Hilde; Brunelli, Cinzia; Garresori, Herish; Kaasa, Stein; Kristensen, Are Korsnes; Loge, Jon Håvard; Sand, Kari; Hjermstad, Marianne Jensen. (2017) A pilot study of electronic vs. paper-and-pencil completion of PROMs in cancer care. 15th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care . European Association for Palliative Care; Madrid. 2017-05-18 - 2017-05-20.
  • Røen, Ingebrigt; Grande, Gunn; Brenne, Anne-Tove; Kaasa, Stein; Sand, Kari; Knudsen, Anne Kari. (2016) Pårørende til palliative kreftpasienter – hvilken støtte ønsker de?. Nordisk konferanse i religionspsykologi . Kompetansesenter for behandlingsrelatert religionspsykologi,; Honne, Biri. 2016-10-17 - 2016-10-18.
  • Sand, Kari; Lie, Hanne Cathrine; Kiserud, Cecilie E.; Loge, Jon Håvard; Lund, Jo-Åsmund. (2016) Barriers and opportunities for long-term follow-up care of cancer survivors. A focus group study among Norwegian general practitioners and oncologists. The 14th Acta Oncologica Symposium: The European Cancer Rehabilitation & Survivorship Symposium (ECRS) 2016 . Acta Oncologia; København. 2016-09-19 - 2016-09-20.
  • Stifoss-Hanssen, Hans; Grande, Gunn; Brenne, Anne-Tove; Kaasa, Stein; Sand, Kari; Knudsen, Anne Kari. (2016) Pårørende til palliative kreftpasienter – hvilken støtte ønsker de?. Den tiende nordiske konferansen i religionspsykologi (17. - 18. oktober 2016) . Kompetansesenter for behandlingsrelatert religionspsykologi,; Honne, Biri. 2016-10-17 - 2016-10-18.
  • Sundt-Hansen, Stine Marie; Kaasa, Stein; Sand, Kari. (2016) Pasienters og legers opplevelse av Eir – et dataverktøy for symptomhåndtering i kreftomsorg. Landskonferansen i palliasjon . Norsk palliativ forening/Norsk forening for palliativ medisi; Stavanger. 2016-09-14 - 2016-09-16.
  • Sundt-Hansen, Stine Marie; Kaasa, Stein; Sand, Kari. (2016) Usability and users’ experience of Eir – a computerized tool for symptom assessment and decision support in cancer care. 9th World Research Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care . European Association for Palliative Care; Dublin. 2016-06-09 - 2016-06-11.
  • Berger, Ola; Sand, Kari; Johansen, Ingunn; Kaasa, Stein; Loge, Jon Håvard; Grønberg, Bjørn Henning. (2014) What Do Cancer Patients and Members of Ethical Review Boards in Norway Consider Important Elements in Informed Consent Documents?. 8th World Research Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) . European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC); Lleida. 2014-06-05 - 2014-06-07.
  • Sand, Kari; Eik-Nes, Nancy Lea; Loge, Jon Håvard. (2012) Readability of Informed Consent Documents (ICDs) in Clinical Trials (1987-2007) - A Linguistic Approach. The 7th World Research Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) . the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC); Trondheim. 2012-06-07 - 2012-06-09.
  • Sand, Kari; Eik-Nes, Nancy Lea; Loge, Jon Håvard. (2010) Content, structure and relations in informed consent documents (ICDs) for clinical trials. 6th Research Congress of the European Association of Palliative Care . European Association of Palliative Care (EAPC); Glasgow. 2010-06-10 - 2010-06-12.
  • Sand, Kari; Kaasa, Stein; Loge, Jon Håvard. (2008) The understanding of informed consent information. Definitions and measurements in empirical studies. 2008 International Conference on Communication in Health Care . European Association for Communication in Health Care; Oslo. 2008-09-02 - 2008-09-05.
  • Sand, Kari; Loge, Jon Håvard; Berger, Ola; Grønberg, Bjørn H.; Kaasa, Stein. (2008) Consent documents for a palliative chemotherapy trial – what do the patients actually perceive?. 5th Research Forum of the EAPC . European Association for Palliative Care; Trondheim. 2008-05-29 - 2008-05-31.
  • Sand, Kari; Grønberg, Bjørn Henning; Berger, Ola; Loge, Jon Håvard; Loge, Jon Håvard; Kaasa, Stein. (2006) What information do patients eligible for a clinical study consider essential in a consent form?. EACH 2006 Conference. International Conference on Communication in Health Care . European Association for Communication in Health Care (EACH); Basel. 2006-09-05 - 2006-09-08.