Dr. Simona Hvalič Touzery, Assistant Professor

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  • Dr. Simona Hvalič Touzery, Assistant Professor
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      Phone: +386 1 58 05 336
      Email: is.jl-inu.vdf@yrezuot-cilavh.anomis
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      Her professional field is sociology; speciality is social gerontology. Currently her research focus are the older people's and family carer's needs and benefits related to smart solutions in health and social care
    • Dr. Simona Hvalič Touzery, Assistant Professor, is a researcher at the Centre for Social Informatics at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana. Prior to her current post she worked for almost 8 years at the Angela Boškin Faculty of Health Care (Fakulteta za zdravstvo Angele Boškin - FZAB). There she was a Vice-dean of Research and development, the Head of the Centre for Life-Long Learning, Career Counselling, Tutoring and Mentoring, researcher and a teacher. She also worked for 8 years at the Anton Trstenjak Institute of gerontology and intergenerational relations as a researcher, editor of the scientific gerontological journal and organizer of the social welfare programs. At the Angela Boškin Faculty of Health Care she was involved in the health promotion projects and various gerontological projects (Palliare, JA Frailty, EuroFamCare). Currently she is working on various projects related to new technologies on telecare solutions for older people and their informal carers. Her work is published in international journals including Nurse Education Today, International Journal of Nursing Education, International Nursing Review and Journal of Advanced Nursing.

      Academic qualifications and education:

      • 2018: Assist. Prof. for the scientific field of Sociology (UL, FSS)
      • 2018: Research Fellow (UL, FSS)
      • 2014: Research Fellow (Faculty of Health Care Jesenice)
      • 2013: Assist. Prof. for the scientific field of Sociology of Health and Disease (College of Nursing Jesenice)
      • 2011: Senior Lecturer (College of Nursing Jesenice)
      • 2007: PhD in Social Work, 2007: Faculty of Social Work, University of Ljubljana
      • 2001: MSc in Sociology, 2001: Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana; International Masters study of the social policy and sociology- MESPA (MSc programme "European Social Policy Analysis" - MESPA)
      • 1999: BA in Sociology: Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana

      Employment history:

      Memberships:
      • 2020 -: Individual observer member: Eurocarers (European Association Working for Carers)
      • 2018-2021: Member of the expert board in international project i-evAALution

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      Projects finished in the last 5 years:
    • Complete personal bibliography: COBISS

      Key publications in 2019/2020:

      1.01 Original scientific article

      1.08 Published scientific conference contribution
      • HVALIČ TOUZERY, Simona, DOLNIČAR, Vesna, PREVODNIK, Katja, ŠKAFAR, Maja, PETROVČIČ, Andraž. The importance of patients' user experience with a telehealth system for their evaluation of its psychosocial impacts. In: LATTACHER, Sandra Lisa (ed.). Proceedings of Smart Living Forum 2019, 14 November 2019, Villach, Austria. Norderstedt: BoD, cop. 2020. pp. 19-25, tabela. ISBN 978-0-014-61086-0. [COBISS.SI-ID 15663875]
      • HVALIČ TOUZERY, Simona, LEBAR, Lea, PETROVČIČ, Andraž, SMOLE OREHEK, Kaja, DOLNIČAR, Vesna. Psychological outcomes of telecare use for working family carers of older people. In: LATTACHER, Sandra Lisa (ed). Proceedings of Smart Living Forum 2019, 14 November 2019, Villach, Austria. Norderstedt: BoD, cop. 2020. pp. 26-33. ISBN 978-0-014-61086-0. [COBISS.SI-ID 15675907]
      • LOVRENČIČ DRŽANIČ, Irena, MLADENOVIC, Vladimir, DEBEVC, Matjaž, DOLNIČAR, Vesna, PETROVČIČ, Andraž, HVALIČ TOUZERY, Simona, KOŽUH, Ines. Usability testing of a smartphone telecare application for informal caregivers. V: MILOŠEVIĆ, Danijela. Human centered computing : revised selected papers. Cham: Springer Nature, cop. 2019. pp. 252-265. Lecture notes in computer science (Internet), 11956. ISBN 978-3-030-37429-7, ISBN 3-030-37429-7. ISSN 1611-3349. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-37429-7_25. [COBISS.SI-ID 36614749].
      • DOLNIČAR, Vesna, ŠETINC, Mojca, BURNIK, Tomaž, HVALIČ TOUZERY, Simona, PETROVČIČ, Andraž, RUDEL, Drago, BERZELAK, Jernej. Assessing smart health and care in nine EU regions : ITHACA's self-assessment online survey = Ocena stanja pametnega zdravstva in oskrbe v devetih EU regijah : spletna anketa projekta ITHACA. V: MARČUN, Tomaž (ur.), DORNIK, Ema (ur.), LESKOŠEK, Branimir (ur.). 30 let izkušenj v podporo digitalizaciji zdravstva : zbornik. Ljubljana: SDMI, 2018. pp. 120-126. ISBN 978-961-90394-8-9. [COBISS.SI-ID 35915357]

      Other important publications prior to 2019:

      • HVALIČ TOUZERY, Simona, Hanna Hopia, Sanna Sihvonen, Sadhna Diwan, Soma Sen, Brigita Skela-Savič. Perspectives on enhancing international practical training of students in health and social care study programs : a qualitative descriptive case study. Nurse education today, 2017, vol. 48, pp. 40-47, ISSN 1532-2793, doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2016.09.013. [COBISS.SI-ID 1024179246] [uvrstitev revije v MBP (2016): SSCI, SCIE, Scopus (d), Scopus, ...]
      • HVALIČ TOUZERY, Simona. Zdravje, počutje in zadovoljstvo z življenjem najstarejših starih v Sloveniji. Teorija in praksa : revija za družbena vprašanja, 2014, vol. 51, no. 2/3, pp. 458-474, 513-514, ISSN 0040-3598 . [COBISS.SI-ID 79100673]
      • HVALIČ TOUZERY, Simona. Družinska oskrba bolnih starih družinskih članov. V: HLEBEC, Valentina (ur.). Starejši ljudje v družbi sprememb, (Dialogi, letn. 10). Maribor: Aristej, 2009, pp. 109-123. [COBISS.SI-ID 31057965]
      • SKELA-SAVIČ, Brigita, Katja PESJAK, Simona HVALIČ TOUZERY. Low back pain among nurses in Slovenian hospitals : cross-sectional study. International nursing review, doi: 10.1111/inr.1237626. apr. 2017, pp. 1-8, ISSN 1466-7657. [COBISS.SI-ID 1024222254] [MBP (2016): SSCI, SCIE, Scopus, ...]
      • SKELA-SAVIČ, Brigita, Simona HVALIČ TOUZERY, Katja PESJAK. Professional values and competencies as explanatory factors for the use of evidence-based practice in nursing. Journal of advanced nursing, 2017, vol. 73, iss. 1, pp. 1910-1923, ISSN 1365-2648. doi: 10.1111/jan.13280. [COBISS.SI-ID 1024198958] [MBP (2016): SSCI, SCIE, Scopus, ... ]
      • TOLSON, Debbie, Anne FLEMING, Elizabeth HANSON, Wilson Correia de ABREU, Manuel LILLO-CRESPO, Rhoda MACRAE, Graham JACKSON, Simona HVALIČ TOUZERY, Pirkko ROUTASALO, Iva HOLMEROVÁ. Achieving prudent dementia care (Palliare) : an international policy and practice imperative. International journal of integrated care, 2016, vol. 16, iss. 4, pp. 1-11 ISSN 1568-4156, doi: 10.5334/ijic.2497. [COBISS.SI-ID 1024197678] [MBP (2016): SSCI, SCIE, Scopus (d), Scopus,...]
      • BROOKE, Joanne, Simona HVALIČ TOUZERY, Brigita SKELA-SAVIČ. Student nurse perceptions on evidence-based practice and research : an exploratory research study involving students from the University of Greenwich, England and the Faculty of Health Care Jesenice, Slovenia. Nurse education today, ISSN 1532-2793, feb. 2015, vol. 35, issue 7, pp. e6-e11, doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2015.02.026. [COBISS.SI-ID 81963265] [MBP (2015): SSCI, SCIE, Scopus (d), Scopus,… ]
      • HVALIČ TOUZERY, Simona. Supporting family carers of older people in Europe. Vol. 7, The national background report for Slovenia. Hamburg; Münster: Lit Verlag, 2007. 115 p., ISBN 978-3-8258-0373-5. [COBISS.SI-ID 27379757] [1.2.1 Monografija - tuja založba na seznamu založnikov monografij - FDV UL]