Pia Riis Olsen

Senior Researcher, Clinical Nurse specialist

Profile photoPia Riis Olsen
Senior Researcher, Clinical Nurse specialist
Department of Clinical Medicine
Department of Clinical Medicine - The Department of Oncology
Postal address:
Palle Juul-Jensens Boulevard 82
8200
Aarhus N
Denmark
Postal address:
Nørrebrogade 44
8000
Aarhus C
Denmark
Email: piaolsen@clin.au.dk, piaolsen@rm.dk
Phone: 78463574

Year of birth

1955

Educations

2009PhD., The Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Public Health, Department of Nursing Science, University of Aarhus, Denmark
2001M.Sc. Nursing (MSN), The Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Nursing Science, University of Aarhus, Denmark
1983Diploma in Education, Danish Highschool for Nursing at Aarhus University, Denmark
1980Registered Nurse (RN), Nursing School, University College Lillebaelt, Svendborg, Denmark.

Academic degrees

2009PhD. in nursing
2001M.Sc. Nursing (MSN)

Associate professor evaluation

Qualified Ass.Prof. December 2017

Research areas

Teenager and young adult cancer care
Network focused nursing
Social support and patients with primary malignant brain tumours and their families
Qualitative research and participatory action research
Participant in the research programme: Communication and Ethics, Aarhus University Hospital
Participant in the European REFLECTION research network
Research management: Managing and coordinating nursing research within department

Present position

2004-Clinical nurse specialist, Department of Oncology, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark

Previous positions

2002-2004Project leader, Department of Health Promotion, County of Ringkjoebing, Denmark
1994-2002Head clinical trial nurse, Department of Oncology, Section of Clinical Research, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
1988-1994Assistant ward sister, Department of Oncology, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark.
1987-1988Nursing teacher, The Education Center of the Hospitals in Aarhus, Denmark.
1982-1987Nursing teacher, Den Sønderjydske Sygeplejeskole, Sønderborg, Denmark.
1980-1982Staff Nurse, Internal medicine, Aabenraa Hospital, Denmark

Publications and presentations

Date: March 2019
Publications: Peer-reviewed: 20, Books and chapters: 13, H-index: 5, Citations: 62, International scientific meeting presentations (oral): 24 and Danish presentations (oral):45

Board memberships

Member of the steering group for Danish Cancer Nursing Research Network (2016-2019)
Member of the board in European Academy of Nursing Science (EANS) (2013-2019)
Member of European Network of Cancer research in Children and Adolescents (ENCCA) (2013)
Vice Chair in the Scholars Committee of European Academy of Nursing Science (2011-2013)
Member of the board in Danish Nursing Research Society (2010-2013)
Chairman of The Pain Management Group, Department of Oncology, Aarhus University Hospital (2009-2017)
Member of the steering group for Rehabilitation, Department of Oncology, Aarhus University Hospital (2007-)
Member of the board in The Association of Nurses in Cancer Care (FS13) (1999-2001)

Organization of clinical trials

Nursing Head of Section for Clinical Trial, Department of Oncology, Aarhus University Hospital (1994-2002)
Clinical trial nurse

Supervision

Co-Supervisor for 2 PhD. – student, Section for Nursing, Faculty of Health Science, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
Supervisor for Cand. Cur. – students’ final thesis (MScN), Section for Nursing, Faculty of Health Science, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
Supervisor for Cand. Scient. San. and Cand.Scient Publ.- students' final thesis, Institute for Public Health, Faculty of Health Science, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
Supervisor for Master in Clinical Nursing – students' final thesis. Section for Nursing. Faculty of Health Science, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
Supervisor of students’ thesis during the education for the candidate and master degree, Section for Nursing, Faculty of Health Science, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark

Awards and grants

Winner of CANCER NURSING's Annual Research Award for 2010
The original research article: "Keeping Their World Together-Meanings and Actions Created Through Network-Focused Nursing in Teenager and Young Adult Cancer Care"

Organizer of meetings

- Summer Conference in European Academy of Nursing Science, Lissabon, Juli 2019
- Scientific Winther Summit in European Academy of Nursing Science, Birmingham, Jan 2019.
- Master class for ph.d. students, Danish Cancer Nursing Research Network, April 2018
- Dansk Selskab for Sygeplejeforsknings Forsknings- og udviklingskonferencer, Danmark (2011-2014)
- European Academy of Nursing Science's Scientific meeting, Aarhus, Danmark (Januar 2013)
- ECCO, Scientific Nursing Committee, Lissabon (2001)

Scientific journal involvements

Reviewer for:
Journals: Supportive Care in Cancer
Journal of European Oncology Nursing

Memberships

European Academy of Nursing (EANS)
Danish Nursing Research Society (DSSF)
European Oncology Nursing Society (EONS)
Fagligt Selskab for kræftsygeplejersker i DK (FSK)

Publications

Virtual environments in cancer care: Pilot-testing a three-dimensional web-based platform as a tool for support in young cancer patients

Høybye, M. T., Olsen, P. R., Hansson, H. E., Spiegel, D., Bennetsen, H. & Cheslack-Postava, E., 1 Dec 2018, In: Health Informatics Journal. 24, 4, p. 419-431 13 p.

Pathways to Diagnosis for Teenagers and Young Adults with Cancer in European Nations: A Pilot Study

Smith, L., Pini, S., Ferrari, A., Yeomanson, D., Hough, R., Olsen, P. R., Gofti-Laroche, L., Fleming, T., Elliott, M., Feltbower, R., Kertesz, G. & Stark, D., Oct 2018, In: Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology. 7, 5, p. 604-611 8 p.

Like an ace up the sleeve: an interview study of nurses' experiences of the contact with relatives in a somatic emergency ward

Hoffmann, E. & Olsen, P. R., Sep 2018, In: Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences. 32, 3, p. 1207-1214 8 p.

Return-to-work intervention during cancer treatment - The providers' experiences

Petersen, K. S., Momsen, A. H., Stapelfeldt, C. M., Olsen, P. R. & Nielsen, C. V., Mar 2018, In: European Journal of Cancer Care. 27, 2, e12793.

Under samme paraply. En model for udvikling af praksis gennem aktionslæring

Olsen, P. R. & Hølge-Hazelton, B., Mar 2018, In: Fag og Forskning. 4, 1, p. 40-48 9 p.

Utilisation of academic nursing competence in Europe - A survey among members of the European Academy of Nursing Science

Hanssen, T. A. & Olsen, P. R., Feb 2018, In: Nurse Education Today. 61, p. 187-193 7 p.

Being Young and Getting Cancer: Development of a Questionnaire Reflecting the Needs and Experiences of Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer

Sperling, C. D., Petersen, G. S., Hølge-Hazelton, B., Graugaard, C., Winther, J. F., Gudmundsdottir, T., Ahrensberg, J., Schmiegelow, K., Boisen, K. A., Olsen, P. R., Heerdegen, A. C. I. S., Sonnenschein, E. S. & Knudsen, J. L., Mar 2017, In: Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology. 6, 1, p. 171-177 7 p.

Perspectives: European Academy of Nursing Science Debate 2016: Are there any aspects unique to nursing?

Olsen, P. R. & Gjevjon, ER., 2017, In: Journal of Research in Nursing. 22, 3, p. 247-255 9 p.

Telefonkonsultation ved kliniske kræftforsøg: Projektsygeplejerskens opfølgning på informationen før samtykke til kliniske førsøg - patientens perspektiv

Skovlund, P. C., Lyngsø, M. & Olsen, P. R., 2017, In: Nordisk Sygeplejeforskning. 7, 3, p. 262-273 11 p.

Under the same umbrella: A model for knowledge and practice development

Olsen, P. R. & Hølge-Hazelton, B., Jun 2016, In: Nordic Journal of Nursing Research. 36, 2, p. 95-102 8 p.

Teenagers and young adults with cancer in Europe: from national programmes to a European integrated coordinated project

Stark, D., Bielack, S., Brugieres, L., Dirksen, U., Duarte, X., Dunn, S., Erdelyi, D. J., Grew, T., Hjorth, L., Jazbec, J., Kabickova, E., Konsoulova, A., Kowalczyk, J. R., Lassaletta, A., Laurence, V., Lewis, I., Monrabal, A., Morgan, S., Mountzios, G., Olsen, P. R., Renard, M., Saeter, G., van der Graaf, W. T. & Ferrari, A., May 2016, In: European Journal of Cancer Care. 25, 3, p. 419-427 9 p.

Perspectives: European Academy of Nursing Science Debate

Taylor, J., Olsen, P. R. & Lauritzen, J., Mar 2016, In: Journal of Research in Nursing. 21, 2, p. 143-151 9 p.

Dialektisk adfærdsterapi bidrager til et liv, der er værd at leve

Olsen, P. R. & Limbrecht Rasmussen, V., Feb 2015, In: Klinisk Sygepleje. 1, 29, p. 30-43

Smerteaudit som et redskab til optimering af smertebehandlingen på hospitalsafdelinger

Aggerholm-Pedersen, N., Jespersen, T. W., Olsen, P. R. & Zachariae, B., 20 May 2013, In: Ugeskrift for Laeger. 175, 21, p. 1491-5 5 p.

Kompetencer i sygeplejen til unge med kræft: En kvalitativ hermeneutisk undersøgelse af med inddragelse af Chinn & Kramers kundskabsteori

Olsen, P. R. & Ravn Francis, S., 2013, In: Klinisk Sygepleje. 2, 27, p. 30 - 39

Netværksfokuseret Sygepleje - udvikling af et nyt begreb

Olsen, P. R. & Harder, I., 2013, In: Nordisk Sygeplejeforskning. 4, 3, p. 236-253 18 p.

Smerteaudit som et redskab til optimering af smertebehandlingen på hospitalsafdelinger

Aggerholm-Pedersen, N., Jespersen, T. W., Olsen, P. R. & Zachariae, R., 2013, In: Ugeskrift for Læger . 175, 21, p. 1491-1495 5 p.

Using a knowledge utilization framework to explore how findings from one study can be applied to other nursing contexts.

Olsen, P. R. & Bradbury-Jones, C., 2013, In: International Nursing Review. 2013; 60(3), p. 381-388. 8 p.

Caring for teenagers and young adults with cancer: a grounded theory study of network-focused nursing

Olsen, P. R. & Harder, I., Apr 2011, In: European Journal of Oncology Nursing. 15, 2, p. 152-9 8 p.

Network-focused nursing development of a new concept

Olsen, P. R. & Harder, I., Oct 2010, In: Advances in Nursing Science. 33, 4, p. 272-84 13 p.

Keeping their world together--meanings and actions created through network-focused nursing in teenager and young adult cancer care

Olsen, P. R. & Harder, I., 2009, In: Cancer Nursing. 32, 6, p. 493-502 9 p.

Towards a theory of network-focused nursing. A grounded theory study of teenager and young adult cancer care

Olsen, P. R., 2009, Aarhus Universitet.

Role of the nurse in patient education and follow-up of people receiving oral chemotherapy treatment: an international survey

Kav, S., Johnson, J., Rittenberg, C., Fernadez-Ortega, P., Suominen, T., Olsen, P. R., Patiraki, E., Porock, D., Dahler, A., Toliusiene, J., Tadic, D., Pittayapan, P., Roy, V., Wang, Q., Colak, M., Saca-Hazboun, H., Makumi, D., Kadmon, I., Ami, S. B., Anderson, E. & Clark-Snow, R., Sep 2008, In: Supportive Care in Cancer. 16, 9, p. 1075-83 9 p.

Activities

Dansk Selskab for Sygeplejeforskning (External organisation)

Pia Riis Olsen (Member)

18 Jan 20102014

European Academy of Nursing Science (EANS) (External organisation)

Pia Riis Olsen (Member)

25 Jun 2007 → …

Supportive Care in Cancer (Journal)

Pia Riis Olsen (Reviewer)

2010 → …