Mona Ringdal

Director of Studies

Institute of Health and Care
Visiting address
Arvid wallgrens backe hus 1 o 2
41346 Göteborg
Postal address
Box 457
40530 Göteborg

About Mona Ringdal

Mona Ringdal RN, CCN, MN, PhD is an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Health and Care Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. She is the programme director for postgraduate nursing in: Anaesthetic, Theater and Critical Care and District nursing as well as for a Master programme in nursing. In 2015, the Critical Care programme Mona convenes was the only one out of 47 Acute Care programme in Sweden to be ranked as Excellent by the Swedish Higher Education authority. After completing her dissertation, “Memories and Health Related Quality of Life – in patients with trauma cared for in the Intensive Care Unit” in 2008 Mona held a visiting postdoctoral fellowship at Griffith University, Australia where she continued her research in trauma recovery. She has several ongoing projects with involving international collaboration. Mona pursues a number of research interests that relate to (1) critical care patients’ memories and recovery from critical illness, for which she has achieved several awards, (2) exploration of the experiences of and conditions for patients during and after intensive care, (3) evaluating and exploring patients’ health during recovery from critical illness, (4) patient safety during transport of critical care patients and (5) patient participation in acute care (collaboration with Griffith University). An upcoming collaboration with Canadian researchers looks at nursing sensitive outcome during the weaning process of mechanically ventilated intensive care patients. Mona uses quantitative and qualitative methodologies and she has published widely in peer reviewed international journals as well as contributed a chapter in the 3th edition of the Australian College of Critical Care Nurse’s (ACCCN) 2015 textbook on respiratory assessment and monitoring.