The training of nurses at Luleå Technical University is of quality and Malin Olsson, left, wants to continue to develop the training program. Inger Lindberg has been program director for several periods but is now changing job.

Wants to continue to develop the Nursingprogramme

Published: 28 May 2014

Malin Olsson will be the new program director for the Nursing programme the first of June 2014.
She succeeds Inger Lindberg, who will start a new job within the county.
– It will be an interesting and challenging task, since nursing is a big and important training that kept high quality for a long time, which was also shown in the University Chancellor;s Office last evaluation, says Malin Olsson.

Orjan Lestander LTU
Orjan Lestander become deputy program director.

Malin Olsson is a senior lecturer at the Department of Nursing, within the Department of Health Sciences.

– I am happy that I got the mission and wants together with my colleagues continue to work with our continuous development of nursing in relation to the outside world need for expertise in the field, she says.

Nurture and develop

Malin Olsson says that those nurses who are trained in Luleå in their profession can both nurture and develop health care by applying the best available knowledge.

Örjan Lestander, lecturer at the Department of Medical Science, is the deputy program director alongside Malin Olsson.

Inger Lindberg, researcher and assistant professor in the Department of Health, has several times been director for the nursing program. She joined the department in 2000.

This fall, she begins a new job as a strategist for knowledge management in Norrbotten County Council, a newly created position.

Infuse organization

– My job will be to ensure that the best available knowledge permeates the county council's activities. The question is to find structures to disseminate new knowledge, such as new national guidelines throughout the organization and ensure that it is used, says Inger Lindberg.

– To monitor and evaluate the impact becomes part of the work, she says.

Inger Lindberg does not leave the university altogether. She will be co-opted to the department as an assistant professor with a 20 percent working hours, and will include work with the supervision of PhD students.