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Education

  • Nurse at Telemark College of Nursing
  • Official study in nursing science at the Department of Nursing Science, University of Oslo
  • Doctoral degree (PhD) at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo

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  • Senior researcher, Unit for Health Service Research and Innovation, Diakonhjemmet Hospital
  • Professor in health and rehabilitation at the Faculty of Health Sciences, VID University of Applied Sciences

Field of interest

  • Rheumatology and musculoskeletal diseases
  • Long-term pain conditions
  • Stress and chronic ailments
  • Health competence, learning and coping
  • Health-promoting interventions / vitality training
  • Randomized controlled trials
  • Qualitative research

Email

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Telephone

visiting address

Diakonhjemmet hospital
Diakonveien 12
0370 Oslo

Postal address

Diakohjemmet hospital
PO Box 23 Vinderen
0319 Oslo

Projects

WP7 - Empowering the individual

ALERT

Health competence in immigrants with inflammatory rheumatic disease and limited Norwegian language skills

Project Manager:
Heidi Zangi

Publications

Publications taken from the National Science Archive (NVA):

The WebRA study: Opportunities and challenges in digital patient education from the perspective of patients with rheumatoid arthritis: A qualitative study

Line Raunsbæk Knudsen, Kirsten Lomborg, Ellen-Margrethe Hauge, Heidi Andersen Zangi, Annette de Thurah


Patient Education and Counseling

2023

Educational readiness among health professionals in rheumatology: low awareness of EULAR offerings and unfamiliarity with the course content as major barriers-results of an EULAR-funded European survey

Valentin Ritschl, Lisa Sperl, Margaret Renn Andrews, Mathilda Björk, Carina Boström, Jeannette Cappon


RMD Open

2023

Assessing acceptability and identifying barriers and facilitators to implementation of the EULAR recommendations for patient education in inflammatory arthritis: a mixed-methods study with rheumatology professionals in 23 European and Asian countries

Sarah E Bennett, Heidi Andersen Zangi, Ingrid Larsson, Catherine Beauvais, Carina Boström, Andrea Domján


Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases

2022

Disseminating and assessing implementation of the EULAR recommendations for patient education in inflammatory arthritis: a mixed-methods study with patients' perspectives

Bethan Jones, Sarah Bennett, Ingrid Larsson, Heidi Andersen Zangi, Carina Boström, Kristien Van der Elst


RMD Open

2022

Effects of a mindfulness-based and acceptance-based group program followed by physical activity for patients with fibromyalgia: a randomized controlled trial

Trond Haugmark, Kåre Birger Hagen, Sella Aarrestad Provan, Geir Smedslund, Heidi A Zangi


BMJ Open

2021

Trajectories of change in symptom severity in patients with fibromyalgia: exploratory analyzes of a randomized controlled trial

Trond Haugmark, Kåre Birger Hagen, Sella Aarrestad Provan, Joseph Sexton, Heidi Andersen Zangi


Rheumatology International

2021

Mobile App to Help People With Chronic Illness Reflect on Their Strengths: Formative Evaluation and Usability Testing

Olöf Birna Kristjansdottir, Elin Børøsund, Marianne Westeng, Cornelia Ruland, Una Stenberg, Heidi Andersen Zangi


JMIR Formative Research

2020

Vitality training course for fibromyalgia: "I'm actually good enough as I am"

Gyda Singstad, Heidi Andersen Zangi, Ingrid Ruud Knutsen


Nursing Research

2020

A User-Centered Approach to an Evidence-Based Electronic Health Pain Management Intervention for People With Chronic Pain: Design and Development of EPIO

Ingrid Konstanse Ledel Solem, Cecilie Varsi, Hilde Eide, Olöf Birna Kristjansdottir, Elin Børøsund, Karlein MG Schreurs


Journal of Medical Internet Research

2020

Outcomes in patient education programs for people with rheumatic diseases: Results from a Delphi process and a study of feasibility and responsiveness

Renate Røe, Kjersti Grønning, Liv Rognerud Eriksson, Heidi Andersen Zangi


Musculoskeletal Care

2020

2018 Update of the EULAR Recommendations for the Role of the Nurse in the Management of Chronic Inflammatory Arthritis

Bianca Bech, Jette Primdahl, Astrid van Tubergen, Marieke Voshaar, Heidi Andersen Zangi, Lurdes Barbosa


Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases

2019

Revision of the Norwegian Effective Consumer Scale Using a Dual-Panel Approach

Bente Hamnes, Ingvild Kjeken, Heidi Andersen Zangi


Musculoskeletal Care

2019

Implementation strategies to enhance the implementation of ehealth programs for patients with chronic illnesses: Realist systematic review

Cecilie Varsi, Lise Solberg Nes, Olöf Birna Kristjansdottir, Saskia M. Kelders, Una Stenberg, Heidi Andersen Zangi


Journal of Medical Internet Research

2019

Mindfulness- and acceptance-based interventions for patients with fibromyalgia - A systematic review and meta-analyses.

Trond Haugmark, Kåre Birger Hagen, Geir Smedslund, Heidi Andersen Zangi


PLOS ONE

2019

Effects of a community-based multicomponent rehabilitation program for patients with fibromyalgia: protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Trond Haugmark, Kåre Birger Hagen, Sella Aarrestad Provan, Elisebeth Bærheim, Heidi Andersen Zangi


BMJ Open

2018

Vitality training: A mindfulness- and acceptance-based intervention for chronic pain

Heidi Andersen Zangi, Liv Haugli


Patient Education and Counseling

2017

Patients' Perspectives on Information and Communication About Sexual and Relational Issues in Rheumatology Health Care

Ylva Helland, Hanne Dagfinrud, Mona-Iren Hauge, Ingvild Kjeken, Heidi Andersen Zangi


Musculoskeletal Care

2017

Predictors of fatigue in rheumatoid arthritis patients in remission or low disease activity

Christin Lunner Olsen, Elisabeth Lie, Tore Kristian Kvien, Heidi Andersen Zangi


Arthritis care & research

2016

Characterizing the concept of activity pacing as a non-pharmacological intervention in rheumatology care: Results of an international Delphi survey

N Cuperus, TPM Vliet Vlieland, N Brodin, Alison Hammond, Ingvild Kjeken, H Lund


Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology

2016

EULAR recommendations for patient education for people with inflammatory arthritis

Heidi Andersen Zangi, Mwidimi Ndosi, Jo Adams, Lena Andersen, Christina Bode, Carina Boström


Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases

2015

Validation of the educational needs assessment tool as a generic instrument for rheumatic diseases in seven European countries

Mwdimi Ndosi, Ann Bremander, Bente Hamnes, Mike Horton, Marja Lenena Kukkarainen, Pedro Machando


Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases

2013

Patient satisfaction with nursing consultations in a rheumatology outpatient clinic: a 21-month randomized controlled trial in patients with inflammatory arthritis

Hege Svean Koksvik, Kåre Birger Hagen, Erik Rødevand, Petter Mowinckel, Tore Kristian Kvien, Heidi Andersen Zangi


Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases

2013

Two to five repeated measurements per patient reduced the required sample size considerably in a randomized clinical trial for patients with inflammatory rheumatic diseases

Geir Smedslund, Heidi Andersen Zangi, Petter Mowinckel, Kåre Birger Hagen


BMC Research Notes

2013

EULAR recommendations for the role of the nurse in the management of chronic inflammatory arthritis

Yvonne van Eijk-Hustings, Astrid van Tubergen, Carina Boström, Elena Braychenko, Beate Buss, José Felix


Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases

2012

A mindfulness-based group intervention to reduce psychological distress and fatigue in patients with inflammatory rheumatic joint diseases: a randomized controlled trial

Heidi Andersen Zangi, Petter Mowinckel, Arnstein Finset, Liv Rognerud Eriksson, Turid Østbøl Høystad, Anne Kristine Lunde


Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases

2011

"I am not only a disease, I am so much more". Patients with rheumatic diseases' experiences of an emotion-focused group intervention

Heidi Andersen Zangi, Mona-Iren Hauge, Eldri Steen, Arnstein Finset, Kåre Birger Hagen


Patient Education and Counseling

2011

Cross-cultural validation of the Educational Needs Assessment Tool in RA in 7 European countries

Mwidimi Ndosi, Alan Tennant, Ulrika Bergsten, Marja Leena Kukkurainen, Pedro Machado, Jenny de la Torre-Aboki


BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

2011

Emotion regulation in patients with rheumatic diseases: validity and responsiveness of the Emotional Approach Coping Scale (EAC)

Heidi Andersen Zangi, Kåre Birger Hagen, Andrew Garratt, Annette Stanton, Petter Mowinckel, Arnstein Finset


BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

2009