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Ulf Isaksson

Associate Professor, Senior lecturer, Qualified teacher

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Associate professor at Department of Nursing
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Ulf Isaksson is an Associate professor in nursing and Qualified teacher at Umeå University and a senior lecturer at the Department of Nursing, Umeå University. He is affiliated to ARCUM (Arctic Center, Umeå University)

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CV  |  Curriculum Vitae  |  Ulf Isaksson


Personal

Born 1959, raised in Umeå, Västerbotten.
Associate Professor 2014
Qualified Teacher 2018


Academic qualifications and employment

  • 2008 - cont. | Senior Lecturer - Department of Nursing, Umeå University
  • 2011 - 2013 | Postdoctoral fellow in Strategic Research Area Healthcare Research (SFO-V) - Department of Nursing, Umeå University and Karolinska Institutet
  • 2008 | Research Assistant - Department of Nursing, Umeå University
  • 2003 - 2008 | Doctoral student - Department of Nursing, Umeå University
  • 2001 - 2003 | Project Assistant - Department of Nursing, Umeå University
  • 1996 - 2010 | Mental Health Nurse - Geriatric Center, Norrland University Hospital, Umeå (off duty 2001-2010)
  • 1977 - 1996 | Mental Health Nurse - Psychogeriatric clinic, Umedalens Hospital, Umeå
  • 1976 | Substitute Healthcare Assistant - Umedalens Hospital, Umeå

 

Trust Assignment (Selection)

  • 2017- cont. | Member of the Hiring Board (2nd Vice Chairman), Faculty of Medicine, Umeå University
  • 2019- cont. | Preparation group for distribution of Infrastructure funds, Faculty of Medicine, Umeå University
  • 2014-cont. | Member of the Assessment Committee, Department of Nursing, Umeå University, since 2020 chairman
  • 2014-2015 | Assignment from the faculty management to review docenture guidelines within the Faculty of Medicine, Umeå University
  • 2005 - 2008 | Member of the Hiring Board, Faculty of Medicine, Umeå University (Student Representative)
  • 2004 - 2008 | Member of the Board of Institution, Department of Nursing, Umeå University (Student Representative)
  • 2006 - 2007 | Member of the Board of the Medical Doctoral Association, Umeå University
  • 2006 - 2007 | Member of the Cooperation Group for Education (SAGU), Umeå University (Student Representative)
  • 2005 - 2007 | Substitute, Research Education Committee, Faculty of Medicine, Umeå University (Student Representative)
     

List of Publications

Link to Google Scholar profile 

 

Area of research:

eHealth literacy significance for people with T2D self-care ability and self-care support - examine attitudes caregivers generally have to Internet-informed patients and understand how this impacts on their professional role and examine how patients critically review the health information they collect over the Internet and how it affects their self-care.

Use of interactive e-health support in the care of people with type 2 diabetes - The overall aim of the project is to problematize and analyze the use of computer-based self-care support among patients with type 2 diabetes and their carers. Another aim is to study the effects of computer-based self-care support on the day-to-day work, professional role of the caregiver and for patients' disease management.

Elderly cared for institution in Västerbotten - A cross-sectional longitudinal study aimed at identifying elderly people living / cared for at special housing and hospitals in Västerbotten County.

Web training for staff working with people with intellectual disabilities and challenging behavior - to investigate the effects of a web-based training program to increase staff's ability to communicate and interact with people with intellectual disabilities and to meet challenging behaviors

Psychometry - Preparation and psychometric tests of questionnaires and assessment/screening scales.

 

Nursing Open, John Wiley & Sons 2020, Vol. 7, (6) : 1798-1806
Ludvigsson, Carola; Isaksson, Ulf; Hajdarevic, Senada
European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, Springer 2020, Vol. 76, (4) : 525-537
Svahn, Sofia; Lövheim, Hugo; Isaksson, Ulf; et al.
JMIR Nursing, JMIR Publications 2020, Vol. 3, (1)
Öberg, Ulrika; Orre, Carl Johan; Hörnsten, Åsa; et al.
Nursing Ethics, Sage Publications 2019, Vol. 26, (7-8) : 2482-2493
Fischer Grönlund, Catarina; Söderberg, Anna; Dahlqvist, Vera; et al.
BMC Geriatrics, BMC 2019, Vol. 19
Gustafsson, Maria; Lämås, Kristina; Isaksson, Ulf; et al.
Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, IOS Press 2019, Vol. 72, (4) : 1251-1260
Lövheim, Hugo; Gustafsson, Maria; Isaksson, Ulf; et al.
Journal for the Study of Spirituality, Routledge 2019, Vol. 9, (2) : 125-137
Norberg, Catharina; Santamäki Fischer, Regina; Isaksson, Ulf; et al.
Sage Open Nursing, Sage Publications 2019, Vol. 5
Nordlander, Marlene; Isaksson, Ulf; Hörnsten, Åsa
JMIR Nursing, JMIR Publications 2019, Vol. 2, (1)
Sjöström, Anna E.; Hörnsten, Åsa; Hajdarevic, Senada; et al.
Nursing Open, John Wiley & Sons 2019, Vol. 6 : 504-513
Öberg, Ulrika; Hörnsten, Åsa; Isaksson, Ulf
JMIR Research Protocols, JMIR Publications 2019, Vol. 8, (4)
Öberg, Ulrika; Isaksson, Ulf; Jutterström, Lena; et al.
European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, Springer 2018, Vol. 74, (4) : 483-488
Hemmingsson, Eva-Stina; Gustavsson, Maria; Isaksson, Ulf; et al.
International psychogeriatrics, New York: Cambridge University Press 2018, Vol. 30 : 77-85
Skottheim, Andreas; Lövheim, Hugo; Isaksson, Ulf; et al.
JMIR Diabetes, JMIR Publications 2018, Vol. 3, (1)
Öberg, Ulrika; Isaksson, Ulf; Jutterström, Lena; et al.
Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, Vol. 32, (2) : 961-970
Öberg, Ulrika; Orre, Carl-Johan; Isaksson, Ulf; et al.
Open Nursing Journal, Bentham Open 2017, (11) : 14-25
Dorell, Åsa; Isaksson, Ulf; Östlund, Ulrika; et al.
BMC Geriatrics, BioMed Central 2017, Vol. 17, (1)
Lindbo, Agnes; Gustafsson, Maria; Isaksson, Ulf; et al.
Issues in Mental Health Nursing, Vol. 37, (10) : 734-743
Antonsson, Helena; Hällgren Graneheim, Ulla; Isaksson, Ulf; et al.
European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, Vol. 72, (8) : 987-994
Gustafsson, Maria; Isaksson, Ulf; Karlsson, Stig; et al.
Patient Education and Counseling, Vol. 99, (11) : 1821-1829
Jutterström, Lena; Hörnsten, Åsa; Sandström, Herbert; et al.
Sexual & Reproductive HealthCare, Vol. 8 : 31-36
Wennberg, Anna-Lena; Isaksson, Ulf; Sandström, Herbert; et al.
European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, Vol. 71, (4) : 507-515
Gustafsson, Maria; Sandman, Per-Olof; Karlsson, Stig; et al.
Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, Vol. 29, (3) : 521-527
Isaksson, Ulf; Hajdarevic, Senada; Abramsson, MaiGreth; et al.
Patient Education and Counseling, Elsevier 2014, Vol. 94, (2) : 187-192
Boström, Eva; Isaksson, Ulf; Lundman, Bent; et al.
Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, Vol. 28, (4) : 675-682
Boström, Eva; Isaksson, Ulf; Lundman, Berit; et al.
Dermatology Research and Practice, Hindawi Publishing Corporation 2014 : 294287-
Hajdarevic, Senada; Hörnsten, Åsa; Sundbom, Elisabet; et al.
Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, John Wiley & Sons 2014, Vol. 28, (2) : 405-412
Isaksson, Ulf; Hajdarevic, Senada; Jutterström, Lena; et al.
The arts in psychotherapy, Vol. 41, (1) : 36-40
Öster, Inger; Tavelin, Björn; Edberg Thyme, Karin; et al.
The arts in psychotherapy, Vol. 41, (1) : 36-40
Öster, Inger; Tavelin, Björn; Egberg Thyme, Karin; et al.
Primary care diabetes, Elsevier 2013, Vol. 7, (3) : 207-212
Boström, Eva; Hörnsten, Asa; Lundman, Berit; et al.
Journal of Health Psychology, Sage Publications 2013, Vol. 18, (11) : 1445-1455
Hajdarevic, Senada; Schmitt-Egenolf, Marcus; Sundbom, Elisabet; et al.
International Journal of Older People Nursing, Blackwell Publishing 2013, Vol. 8, (4) : 290-298
Isaksson, Ulf; Åström, Sture; Hällgren Graneheim, Ulla
European Diabetes Nursing, Maney Publishing 2012, Vol. 9, (2) : 39-44
Boström, Eva; Isaksson, Ulf; Lundman, Berit; et al.
Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, Blackwell Publishing 2012, Vol. 19, (2) : 154-161
Hällgren Graneheim, Ulla; Hörnsten, Åsa; Isaksson, Ulf
The Internet Journal of Advanced Nursing Practice, Vol. 11, (2)
Jutterström, Lena; Hällgren Graneheim, Ulla; Isaksson, Ulf; et al.
European Diabetes Nursing, John Wiley & Sons 2012, Vol. 9, (2) : 46-50
Jutterström, Lena; Isaksson, Ulf; Sandström, Herbert; et al.
Issues in Mental Health Nursing, informa plc 2012, Vol. 33, (2) : 96-100
Richter, Jörg; Åström, Sture; Isaksson, Ulf
Aging & Mental Health, Vol. 15, (5) : 573-579
Isaksson, Ulf; Hällgren Graneheim, Ulla; Åström, Sture; et al.
Journal of Clinical Nursing, Vol. 18, (7) : 972-980
Isaksson, Ulf; Aström, Sture; Sandman, Per-Olof; et al.
Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, Vol. 16, (1) : 46-53
Isaksson, Ulf; Graneheim, Ulla Hällgren; Åström, Sture
Umeå University medical dissertations, 1154
Isaksson, Ulf
Journal of clinical nursing, Vol. 17, (12) : 1660-6
Isaksson, Ulf; Aström, Sture; Graneheim, Ulla Hällgren
Scandinavian journal of caring sciences, Vol. 22, (4) : 551-559
Isaksson, Ulf; Graneheim, Ulla Hällgren; Richter, Jörg; et al.
Research on aging, Vol. 29, (6) : 576-89
Isaksson, Ulf; Santamäki-Fischer, Regina; Nygren, Björn; et al.
5th European congress on violence in clinical psychiatry.
Isaksson, Ulf; Åström, Sture; Hällgren Graneheim, Ulla
The International Journal of Aging & Human Development, Vol. 60, (2) : 145-157
Graneheim, Ulla Hällgren; Isaksson, Ulf; Ljung, Inga-Maj Persson; et al.
Patient Education and Counseling
Boström, Eva; Isaksson, Ulf; Lundman, Berit; et al.

I teach at both ground- and advanced level – especially within methodology and particularly towards quantitative method and statistics, but also in elderly care, with a focus on people with dementia and behavioral changes, so-called BPSD. I also supervise bachelor and master thesis.