Background and activities
Marit Kvangarsnes is professor of nursing and pedagogy at NTNU Ålesund, and research advisor for Helse Møre og Romsdal HF. She completed her doctorate at NTNU in 2005 about national curriculums in nursing education in Norway.
She researches aspects of patient care and participation during critical and chronic disease from the perspectives of patients, next of kin, and health personnel. She also researches learning and professional qualification, and has studied how students learn during practice periods in pre- and postgraduate nursing education.
Kvangarsnes participates in a research network working with health services during times of reform. For this work, Torstein Hole and Marit Kvangarsnes received the research award of Helse Midt-Norge in 2017.
Kvangarsnes supervises both master students and PhD-students. She has been editor in Nordisk tidsskrift forhelseforskning, and for Innovasjon og entreprenørskap - Fjordantologien 2015, released by Universitetsforlaget in 2017.
Scientific, academic and artistic work
A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database
- (2020) Narratives of patient participation in haemodialysis. Journal of Clinical Nursing (JCN).
- (2020) Nurses' perceptions of patient participation in the myocardial infarction pathway. Nursing Open.
- (2020) In search of the changeable: An analysis of visual representations of nursing in Norwegian and Danish professional nursing journals, 1965–2016. Nursing Inquiry. vol. 00:12340.
- (2019) Patient participation in the clinical pathway – nurses' perceptions of adults' involvement in haemodialysis. Nursing Open. vol. 6 (2).
- (2019) Hvilke legekvalifikasjoner er det behov for ved øyeblikkelig hjelp døgnopphold i den norske kommunehelsetjenesten?. Michael. vol. 16 (3).
- (2019) Silent voices : Family caregivers' narratives of involvement in palliative care. Nursing Open. vol. 6 (4).
- (2018) Patients’ narratives of their participation in the myocardial infarction pathway. Journal of Advanced Nursing. vol. 75 (5).
- (2017) Mangelfull legemiddelsamstemming i sjukehus : sjølv om det finst prosedyrar for legemiddelsamstemming, er dei utfordrande å setje i verk og har uklar ansvarsfordeling. Sykepleien Forskning. vol. 2017.
- (2017) Helsepersonells erfaringer med pasientforløp i kommuner i Vest-Norge. Nordisk tidsskrift for helseforskning. vol. 13 (2).
- (2016) Patients’ experiences from an education programme ahead of orthopaedic surgery – a qualitative study. Journal of Clinical Nursing (JCN).
- (2015) Øyeblikkeleg hjelp-døgnopphald i seks kommunar på Sunnmøre. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. vol. 135 (17).
- (2014) The design of compassionate care. Journal of Clinical Nursing (JCN). vol. 23 (23-24).
- (2014) Læring og kompetanseutvikling i kommunehelsetenesta - ein intervjustudie av kreftsjukepleiarar. Nordisk tidsskrift for helseforskning. vol. 10 (2).
- (2013) Nurses' Perspectives on Compassionate Care for Patients With Exacerbated Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Journal of Allergy & Therapy. vol. 4 (6).
- (2013) Intensive care unit nurses' perceptions of patient participation in the acute phase of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation: an interview study. Journal of Advanced Nursing. vol. 69 (2).
- (2013) Narratives of breathlessness in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Journal of Clinical Nursing (JCN). vol. 22 (21-22).
- (2013) How do patients with exacerbated chronic obstructive pulmonary disease experience care in the intensive care unit?. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences. vol. 28 (4).
- (2012) Nurses' perceptions of patient participation in hemodialysis treatment. Nursing Ethics. vol. 19 (3).
- (2012) Perceptions of patient participation amongst elderly patients with end-stage renal disease in a dialysis unit. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences. vol. 26 (1).
- (2012) The next of kin of older people undergoing haemodialysis: a discursive perspective on perceptions of participation. Journal of Advanced Nursing. vol. 68 (8).