CHILD-researcher nails her thesis to the wall

Ingalill Gimbler Berglund nails her licentiate thesis to the wall on Thursday, 6 September at 9.30 am at School of Health Sciences, University of Jönköping. The thesis is called 'Nurse anaesthetist's interactions and assessment of childrens's anxiety' and will later on be publicly defended at the licentiate seminar in October.

The overall purpose of Ingalill Gimbler Berglund's research is to describe the nurse anesthetists interactions with children during anesthesia induction and to validate an assessment tool of preoperative anxiety in children in the Swedish context. Anesthetic induction is a stressful experience for children. Nurse anesthetists behavior affects the child and the degree of anxiety the child experiences during the perioperative period. Through research can positive interaction between the nurse anesthetist and the child be emphasized and, thereby possibilities to improving the perioperative care for children. Finding a reliable assessment tool of children's anxiety facilitates further research to improve the care of children. The research is based on interviews with nurse anesthetists and observations of children

The official ceremony, during which, Ingalill Gimbler Berglund literally nails her licentiate thesis to the wall, takes place on Thursday, 6 September at 9.30 am in the "red room" at School of Health Sciences.
Welcome to attend the ceremony!

The official licentiate seminar takes place on Friday, 5 October at 1 pm in Forum Humanum at School of Health Sciences.

Subject area: Nursing
Doctoral student: Ingalill Gimbler Berglund
Opponent: Associate professor Ingrid Bergh, University of Skövde
Supervisor: Professor Bengt Fridlund

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