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Organizational outcomes in healthcare (patient safety, HCWs' retention and engagement), clinical learning and mentoring, newcomers' organizational socialization, implementation of VR technology in healthcare organizations (at the clinical and at the organizational level).

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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.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Psychology, PhD, Antecedents and outcomes of newcomer nurses' organizational socialization: development and empirical testing of a theoretical model., University of Verona

16 May 201431 Dec 2099

Award Date: 16 May 2014

Nursing Science, MSc, Clinical Learning Environment and Supervision: scale's validation, University of Udine

2 Feb 200617 Mar 2008

Award Date: 17 Mar 2008

Nursing, BSc (Hons), The "foreign health": perspectives on transcultural nursing, University of Udine

1 Oct 199710 Apr 2001

Award Date: 10 Apr 2001

External positions

Professor, University of Oulu

28 Oct 2020 → …


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