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Professor Marco Tomietto


Department: Nursing, Midwifery & Health

Marco's expertise focuses primarily on clinical learning environments, mentorship, the organizational transition of newcomer nurses, and the dynamics of work and organizational psychology related to nursing science, nursing environments, and human resources management in healthcare settings. His research vision is multidisciplinary, integrating nursing science with the theoretical and methodological approaches of work and organizational psychology to deepen the understanding of nursing phenomena.

Marco's academic journey includes a Bachelor in Nursing, a Master in Nursing Science, and a Ph.D. in Work and Organizational Psychology. His Ph.D. research project, "Antecedents and outcomes of organizational socialization in new-graduate nurses," highlights his ability to develop and test complex research models. This academic background underpins his broad methodological expertise, including scales validation, Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA), Structural Equation Modelling (SEM), biostatistics, and epidemiology.

Throughout his career, Marco has contributed significantly to the field through numerous publications and projects. His research has provided new insights into the motivational dynamics supporting nurses' work-ability at various career stages, the design of mentoring strategies in nursing education, and the adoption of VR technology in nursing care. Recently, Marco has been involved in a project focused on the health and social needs of the veterans population at the public health level. His publications and funded projects highlight Marco’s network of international collaborations.

Through his multidisciplinary approach, extensive publication record, and active international collaborations, Marco continues to contribute insights and advancements to nursing science, public health, and healthcare management.

Marco Tomietto

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Exploring the impact of socially assistive robots on health and wellbeing across the lifespan: An umbrella review and Meta-analysis, Nichol, B., McCready, J., Erfani, G., Comparcini, D., Simonetti, V., Cicolini, G., Mikkonen, K., Yamakawa, M., Tomietto, M. 1 May 2024, In: International Journal of Nursing Studies
  • The community nurse’s role on the promotion of Papillomavirus vaccination among young students: a study protocol, Simonetti, V., Tomietto, M., Comparcini, D., Pastore, F., Stefanizzi, P., Tafuri, S., Cicolini, G. 14 Feb 2024, In: Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics
  • The Tri-Service Food Insecurity Study, Kiernan, M., Tomietto, M., Johnson, A., Serra, G., King, H., Rollason, E. 8 Feb 2024
  • Validation of a complex needs indicator for veterans in the UK using a composite indicators’ method, Fadeeva, A., Tomietto, M., Tiwari, A., Mann, E., Serra, G., Kiernan, M. 1 Jun 2024, In: Public Health in Practice
  • Barriers and facilitators of vaccine hesitancy for COVID-19, Influenza, and Pertussis during pregnancy and in mothers of infants under two years: an Umbrella Review, Nichol, B., McCready, J., Steen, M., Unsworth, J., Simonetti, V., Tomietto, M. 2 Mar 2023, In: PLoS One
  • Culturally and linguistically diverse nursing students' experiences of integration into the working environment: A qualitative study, Ropponen, P., Kamau, S., Koskenranta, M., Kuivila, H., Oikarainen, A., Isakov, T., Tomietto, M., Mikkonen, K. 1 Jan 2023, In: Nurse Education Today
  • Culturally and linguistically diverse registered nurses' experiences of integration into nursing workforce – A qualitative descriptive study, Kamau, S., Koskenranta, M., Isakov, T., Kuivila, H., Oikarainen, A., Tomietto, M., Mikkonen, K. 1 Feb 2023, In: Nurse Education Today
  • Grading practice as a strategy to improve proficiencies in undergraduate nurse education: Modelling key areas of competence, Annesley, S., Platt, A., Wade, J., Tomietto, M. 1 Sep 2023, In: Nurse Education Today
  • Healthcare professionals’ digital health competence and its core factors; development and psychometric testing of two instruments, Jarva, E., Oikarinen, A., Andersson, J., Tomietto, M., Kaariainen, M., Mikkonen, K. 1 Mar 2023, In: International Journal of Medical Informatics
  • Healthcare Workforce Policy Brief: Vaccination and the Registered Nursing Workforce, Unsworth, J., McCready, J., Erfani, G., Nichol, B., Gordon, C., Tomietto, M. 18 Oct 2023

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Oral presentation: Profiles of vaccination hesitancy among nurses: tailoring healthcare policies 2024
  • Oral presentation: Exploring the impact of Socially Assistive Robots on health and wellbeing across the lifespan: and umbrella review and meta-analysis 2024
  • Oral presentation: Profiling vaccination hesitancy among nurses: a Sigma Global Nursing Research Grant’s international project 2024
  • Oral presentation: Clinical learning, mentoring and the role of leadership and organizational environments 2024
  • Oral presentation: Workshop: Scale development and validation in nurse education 2024
  • Editorial work: BMC Nursing (Journal) 2024
  • Oral presentation: Designing learning environments in Nursing Education during the pandemic age: Identifying factors which lead to better students’ wellbeing 2022
  • Editorial work: BMC Medical Education (Journal) 2022
  • Editorial work: Nurse Education Today (Journal) 2022
  • Other: Co-Lead and member of the Workforce Education and Professional Development Research Team (NMH Department - Northumbria University) 2022

  • 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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