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Nursing educator

Gertrud Louise Grahn, Swedish nursing educator. Recipient Distinguished Merit award EONS, 1995. Member The Swedish Cancer Society (research board directors 1989-1995), International Society Nurses in Cancer Care (board directors 1990-1992), Cancer Nursing Society, European Oncology Nurses Society (Distinguished Merit award 1995), International Society for Nurses in Cancer Care.

Background

Grahn, Gertrud Louise was born on December 9, 1930 in Malmoe, Sweden. Daughter of Carl-Gustaf Sven and Elsa Wilhelmina (Duvander) Dagobert.

Education

Registered Nurse, Uppsala College School Nursing, Sweden, 1959. RNT, Teachers College, Sweden, 1966. Specialized Teacher, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1975.

Doctor of Philosophy in Education, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1987.

Career

Operating theatre nurse Uppsala Academy Hospital, 1959-1962. Nurse teacher Uppsala College School Nursing, 1962-1967, director studies, 1968-1986. Senior lecturer Lund University, Sweden, 1987-1995, research appointment Sweden, 1987-1995, director, department head care research unit Sweden, 1987-1995.

Associate professor Lund. University, Sweden, 1995—1998. Freelance consultant Trelleborg, Sweden.

Science committee European Conference Clinical Oncology, 1985-1991. Expert European Union, Brussels, 1989-1991. Consultant European College Cancer Care, 1990-1995, EONS Standing Committee for Education, 1995-1997.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in patient education, psycho-society aspects of patient care, nursing education and palliative care. Development and implementation of a program called Learning to Live With Cancer on cancer patient education in 15 European countries, core curriculum for cancer nursing education in Europe, and development and implementation of an education program on caring for patients with dementia.

Membership

Member The Swedish Cancer Society (research board directors 1989-1995), International Society Nurses in Cancer Care (board directors 1990-1992), Cancer Nursing Society, European Oncology Nurses Society (Distinguished Merit award 1995), International Society for Nurses in Cancer Care.

Connections

Married Gunnar Grahn, August 8, 1953 (divorced 1993). 1 child, Eva.

father:
Carl-Gustaf Sven Dagobert

mother:
Elsa Wilhelmina (Duvander) Dagobert

spouse:
Gunnar Grahn

child:
Eva Grahn