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Prof Marco Tomietto


Department: Nursing, Midwifery & Health

Marco's expertise mainly focuses on clinical learning environments, mentorship, organizational transition of newcomer nurses and work and organizational psychology dynamics related to nursing science, nursing environments and human resources management in the healthcare settings. 

His research vision embeds a multi-disciplinary perspective. After his studies in nursing science, he completed his PhD in work and organizational psychology, so to embed in nursing research the theoretical and methodological approaches of a different discipline and to further enhance the understanding of nursing phenomena.

Along his research journey he developed a broad methodological expertise in scales validation, CFA, Structural Equation Modelling, biostatistics and epidemiology in order to further disclose the healthcare settings' and nursing's complexity.

His work contributed in testing and disclosing new empirical models to support educational and organizational decision-making in nursing education and management.

His recent reasearch provided new insights in the motivational dynamics to support nurses' work-ability in different stages of their career, in designing mentoring strategies in nursing education, in supporting the adoption of VR technology in nursing care and in detecting the generational patterns of vaccination hesitancy in healthcare workers and students.

Marco Tomietto

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  • A large cross‐sectional survey of COVID ‐19 vaccination willingness amongst healthcare students and professionals: Reveals generational patterns, Tomietto, M., Simonetti, V., Comparcini, D., Stefanizzi, P., Cicolini, G. 17 Mar 2022, In: Journal of Advanced Nursing
  • Attitudes toward COVID-19 vaccination in the nursing profession: validation of the Italian version of the VAX scale and descriptive study, Tomietto, M., Comparcini, D., Simonetti, V., Papappicco, C., Stefanizzi, P., Mercuri, M., Cicolini, G. 8 Feb 2022, In: Annali di igiene : medicina preventiva e di comunita
  • Educational intervention to support development of mentors' competence in mentoring culturally and linguistically diverse nursing students: A quasi-experimental study, Oikarainen, A., Kaarlela, V., Heiskanen, M., Taam-Ukkonen, M., Lehtimaja, I., Kärsämänoja, T., Tuomikoski, A., Kääriäinen, M., Tomietto, M., Mikkonen, K. 29 May 2022, In: Nurse Education Today
  • Effectiveness of virtual reality in the management of paediatric anxiety during the peri‑operative period: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Simonetti, V., Tomietto, M., Comparcini, D., Vankova, N., Marcelli, S., Cicolini, G. 1 Jan 2022, In: International Journal of Nursing Studies
  • Mentoring of nursing students—A comparative study of Japan and five European countries, Mikkonen, K., Utsumi, M., Tuomikoski, A., Tomietto, M., Kaučič, B., Riklikiene, O., Vizcaya-Moreno, F., Nakaoka, A., Yamakawa, M., Inoue, M., Yayama, S., Pérez-Cañaveras, R., Filej, B., Kääriäinen, M. 1 Apr 2022, In: Japan Journal of Nursing Science
  • Mentors' competence in mentoring nursing students in clinical practice: Detecting profiles to enhance mentoring practices, Mikkonen, K., Tomietto, M., Tuomikoski, A., Kaučič, B., Riklikiene, O., Vizcaya‐Moreno, F., Pérez‐Cañaveras, R., Filej, B., Baltinaite, G., Cicolini, G., Kääriäinen, M. 1 Jan 2022, In: Nursing Open
  • The ward manager role in the context of nursing and midwifery students' clinical learning: Testing a model, Tomietto, M., Oikarinen, A., Tuomikoski, A., Kärsämänoja, T., Oikarainen, A., Juntunen, J., Kuivila, H., Kääriäinen, M., Mikkonen, K. 1 Jan 2022, In: Journal of Nursing Management
  • Effectiveness of a family nurse‐led programme on accuracy of blood pressure self‐measurement: A randomised controlled trial, Simonetti, V., Comparcini, D., Tomietto, M., Pavone, D., Flacco, M., Cicolini, G. 1 Aug 2021, In: Journal of Clinical Nursing
  • Epidemiology of SARS-CoV-2 among healthcare workers in North-Eastern Italy from March 1, 2020 to May 10, 2020, Piapan, L., Mazzolini, E., Tomietto, M., Barbone, F., Filon, F. 23 Dec 2021, In: Medicina del Lavoro
  • Morality traits for an ideal nurse manager: A multicentre cross‐sectional study, Comparcini, D., Simonetti, V., Tomietto, M., Rea, T., Primavera, M., Marcelli, S., Serra, N., Cicolini, G. 1 Sep 2021, In: Journal of Nursing Management

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Other: Assistant Editor - Nurse Education Today 2022
  • Membership of network: Sigma Phi-Mu Chapter (External organisation) 2022
  • Visiting an external academic institution: University of Bari 2022
  • Invited talk: Work engagement and work ability: motivational perspectives in healthcare organizations 2021
  • Oral presentation: Development of an Evidence-Based Nurse Mentors’ Competence Model 2021
  • Oral presentation: Enhancing Learning Environments Of Nurses: Organizational Research Advancements – ELEONORA PROJECT 2020
  • Publication Peer-review: BMC Medical Education (Journal) 2020
  • Publication Peer-review: BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine (Journal) 2020
  • Publication Peer-review: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (Journal) 2020
  • Visiting an external academic institution: University of Oulu 2019

  • Leah Rosengarten Band 5 children’s nurses’ experiences and perceptions of personal and professional development in their role. Start Date: 09/02/2022
  • Emma Clark Newly Qualified Midwives: Emotional wellbeing and retention Start Date: 19/11/2021

  • Psychology PhD May 16 2014
  • Nursing Science MSc March 17 2008
  • Nursing BSc (Hons) April 10 2001

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