Karin Falk-BrynhildsenTitle: Senior Lecturer School/office: School of Health Sciences
Phone: +46 19 303615
About Karin Falk-Brynhildsen
Karin Falk-Brynhildsen has been a senior lecturer in Nursing science since March 2015.
She has a theatre nurse degree from the University of Göteborg and in 2013 she received the PhD degree of Medical doctor from the University of Örebro. Karin was appointed to the staff at Örebro university in 2014 in the department of nursing /health sciences. She had previously worked as a theatre nurse at the department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, at Örebro university hospital.
Karin’s research deals with intra operative care (CPoN) which encompasses both the patient and staff perspective. Included in her research are clinical interventions, psychometric studies, and studies with both qualitative and quantitative perspectives. Research is undertaken with national and international collaboration. She is responsible for a research project ‘’Pressure ulcer and surgery’ which is a national and international project in association the Swedish Centre for Skin and Wound Research team.
In the research team ‘’Learning and professional development" Karin is responsible for a pedagogy project in association with Karlstad University, Ersta Bräcke Sköndal, and Jönköping University. The project deals with describing student active learning during supervision of degree theses within nurse education. The research also involves interprofessional learning and clinical reasoning.
In the research environment ’Older people's health and living conditions - from cell to society". Karin is responsible for the project ‘Good and safe care for elderly people treated with indwelling bladder catheters’. This project is in association with the Kumla and Örebro councils.
Karin as a co-supervisor has supervised a PhD student, Camilla Wistrand, to graduation and she is currently co-supervisor to three PhD students; Hanna Larsson (Örebro University), Ida Markström (Linköping University) and Emely Sager (Örebro University).
Karin's teaching consists of:
- Course leadership and supervision of theses at undergraduate, advanced and master levels. She also has teaching in method courses at these levels.
- Teaching in aseptic sterile techniques at undergraduate and advanced levels.
- Course leader for a freestanding care hygiene course for specialist nurses (7.5p)
- Teaching and Examiner in the Clinical Training Centre (KTC).
- Examiner in nursing courses in the radiography nursing and biomedical analyst programmes.
Member of the National association of theatre nurses scientific branch.