Mojtaba Vaismoradi

Fakultet for sykepleie og helsevitenskap
Bodø, Hovedbygning E229
Medication management, Patient safety, Nurse, Qualitative Research Methods

My other academic affiliations are as follows:

1. Adjunct Research Professor at Faculty of Science and Health, Charles Sturt University, Orange NSW 2800, Australia Mojtaba Vaismoradi €” Charles Sturt University Research Output (

2. Honorary Research Associate at College of Human and Health Sciences, Swansea University, Wales, UK: Dr Mojtaba Vaismoradi - Swansea University (January 2012 - December 2022)

I am the Acdemic Editor of the following international journals:

BMC Medical Education, Biomedcentral, London, UK.

BMC Medical Education | Editorial board (

Pharmacy, MDPI, Basel, Switzerland.

Pharmacy (

Geriatrics, MDPI, Basel, Switzerland.

Geriatrics (

Frontiers in Pharmacology, Switzerland.

Loop | Mojtaba Vaismoradi (

Quantitative research: Randomised clinical trial, instrument development and evaluation of its psychometric properties, systematic review, meta-analysis

Qualitative research: Qualitative content analysis, thematic analysis, grounded theory

Patient safety: Medicines management and nurses involvement in medication safety

Nursing science: Heart diseases, and interpretation of EKG in clinical practice

I run the research group called 'Safe Care Surveillance' with an international identity on medicines management and related patient safety initiatives, nurses' involvement in medication safety, as well as the use of non-pharmacologic methods by nurses in patient care.

Effects of Rose and Lavender Scents on Nurses' Job Stress: A Randomized Controlled Trial 2023, Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing:;Emadikhalaf, Mohsen; Ghods, Ali Asghar; Sotodeh-asl, Nemat; Mirmohamadkhani, Majid; Vaismoradi, Mojtaba
Smart care for dealing with nurses' alarm fatigue in the intensive care unit 2023, Journal of Nursing Scholarship:;Movahedi, Ali; Sadooghiasl, Afsaneh; Ahmadi, Fazlollah; Vaismoradi, Mojtaba
Effect of Chamomile on the Complications of Cancer: A Systematic Review 2023, Integrative Cancer Therapies: Volum 22;Maleki, Maryam; Mardani, Abbas; Manouchehri, Mehdi; Farahani, Mansoureh Ashghali; Vaismoradi, Mojtaba; Glarcher, Manela
A grounded theory study of alarm fatigue among nurses in intensive care units 2023, Australian Critical Care:;Movahedi, Ali; Sadooghiasl, Afsaneh; Ahmadi, Fazlollah; Vaismoradi, Mojtaba
Effect of Citrus aurantium Aroma on the Happiness of Pre-Hospital Emergency Staff: A Randomized Controlled Trial 2022, Healthcare: Volum 10;Ghods, Ali Asghar; Sotodeh-asl, Nemat; Zia, Hamid; Ghorbani, Raheb; Soleimani, Mohsen; Vaismoradi, Mojtaba
Perinatal and Neonatal Outcomes in Immigrants From Conflict-Zone Countries: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies 2022, Frontiers in Public Health: Volum 10;Behboudi-Gandevani, Samira; Bidhendi-Yarandi, Razieh; Panahi, Mohammad Hossein; Mardani, Abbas; Prinds, Christina; Vaismoradi, Mojtaba
Comparing Auditory and Visual Distractions for Reducing Pain Severity and Pain Anxiety in Older Outpatients with Burn: A Randomized Controlled Trial 2022, Geriatrics (Basel): Volum 7;Moradipoor, Yaghob; Rejeh, Nahid; Heravi Karimooi, Majideh; Tadrisi, Seyed Davood; Dahmardehei, Mostafa; Bahrami, Tahereh
A systematic review of the effect of lavender on cancer complications 2022, Complementary Therapies in Medicine: Volum 67;Mardani, Abbas; Maleki, Maryam; Hanifi, Nasrin; Borghei, Yasaman; Vaismoradi, Mojtaba
Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes and International Immigration Status: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis 2022, Annals of Global Health: Volum 88;Behboudi-Gandevani, Samira; Bidhendi-Yarandi, Razieh; Panahi, Mohammad Hossein; Mardani, Abbas; Paal, Piret; Prinds, Christina
Professional protection as the strategy of nurse managers to deal with nursing negligence 2022, International Nursing Review:;Khodayarimotlagh, Zeinab; Ahmadi, Fazlollah; Sadooghiasl, Afsaneh; Vaismoradi, Mojtaba
Meaning of Respect for Older People in Family Relationships 2022, Geriatrics (Basel): Volum 7;Shamsikhani, Soheila; Ahmadi, Fazlollah; Kazemnejad, Anoshirvan; Vaismoradi, Mojtaba
A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of the Risk of Stillbirth, Perinatal and Neonatal Mortality in Immigrant Women 2022, International Journal of Public Health: Volum 67;Behboudi-Gandevani, Samira; Bidhendi-Yarandi, Razieh; Panahi, Mohammad Hossein; Mardani, Abbas; Kymre, Ingjerd Gåre; Paal, Piret
Assessment of parents’ perceptions of childhood immunization: A cross-sectional study from Pakistan 2021, Children: Volum 8;Hussain, Azhar; Zahid, Anam; Malik, Madeeha; Ansari, Mukhtar; Vaismoradi, Mojtaba; Aslam, Adeel
Mild Gestational Diabetes and Adverse Pregnancy Outcome: A Systemic Review and Meta-Analysis 2021, Frontiers in medicine: Volum 8;Bidhendi Yarandi, Razieh; Vaismoradi, Mojtaba; Panahi, Mohammad Hossein; Kymre, Ingjerd Gåre; Behboudi-Gandevani, Samira
Administration of pro re nata medications by the nurse to incapacitated patients: An ethical perspective 2021, Clinical Ethics:;Vaismoradi, Mojtaba; Moe, Cathrine Fredriksen; Vizcaya-Moreno, M Flores; Paal, Piret
A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Male Infertility and the Subsequent Risk of Cancer 2021, Frontiers in Oncology: Volum 11;Behboudi-Gandevani, Samira; Bidhendi-Yarandi, Razieh; Panahi, Mohammad Hossein; Vaismoradi, Mojtaba
Aromatherapy massage vs. Foot reflexology on the severity of restless legs syndrome in female patients undergoing hemodialysis 2021, Geriatrics (Basel): Volum 6;Ghasemi, Mahbobeh; Rejeh, Nahid; Bahrami, Tahereh; Heravi-Karimooi, Majideh; Tadrisi, Seyed Davood; Vaismoradi, Mojtaba
Ethical Tenets of PRN Medicines Management in Healthcare Settings: A Clinical Perspective 2021, Pharmacy: Volum 9;Vaismoradi, Mojtaba; Moe, Cathrine Fredriksen; Vizcaya-Moreno, Flores; Paal, Piret
A Systematic Review of the Legal Considerations Surrounding Medicines Management 2021, Medicina: Volum 57;Vaismoradi, Mojtaba; Jordan, Sue; Logan, Patricia A; Amaniyan, Sara; Glarcher, Manela
PRN Medicines Optimization and Nurse Education 2020, Pharmacy: Volum 8;Vaismoradi, Mojtaba; Jordan, Sue; Vizcaya-Moreno, M Flores; Friedl, Ingrid; Glarcher, Manela
Disclosing and Reporting Practice Errors by Nurses in Residential Long-Term Care Settings: A Systematic Review 2020, Sustainability: Volum 12;Vaismoradi, Mojtaba; Vizcaya-Moreno, Flores; Jordan, Sue; Kymre, Ingjerd Gåre; Kangasniemi, Mari
Social skills in preschool children from teachers’ perspectives 2019, Children: Volum 6;Maleki, Maryam; Mitra Chehrzad, Minoo; Kazemnezhad Leyli, Ehsan; Mardani, Abbas; Vaismoradi, Mojtaba
Adverse Drug Reactions in Norway: A Systematic Review 2019, Pharmacy: Volum 7 s. 102;Vaismoradi, Mojtaba; Logan, Patricia A; Jordan, Sue; Sletvold, Hege
Unsafe nursing documentation: A qualitative content analysis 2019, Nursing Ethics:;Tajabadi, Ali; Ahmadi, Fazlollah; Asl, Afsaneh Sadooghi; Vaismoradi, Mojtaba
Comparison of the effects of hand reflexology versus acupressure on anxiety and vital signs in female patients with coronary artery diseases 2019, Healthcare: Volum 7;Rahmani Vasokolaei, Zohre; Rejeh, Nahid; Heravi, Majideh; Tadrisi, Seyed Davood; Saatchi, Kiarash; Poshtchaman, Zahra
Social Skills in Children at Home and in Preschool 2019, Behavioral Sciences: Volum 9 s. 74;Maleki, Maryam; Mardani, Abbas; Mitra Chehrzad, Minoo; Dianatinasab, Mostafa; Vaismoradi, Mojtaba
The effect of guided imagery on anxiety, depression and vital signs in patients on hemodialysis 2018, Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice: Volum 33 s. 184-190;Beizaee, Yaser; Rejeh, Nahid; Heravi-Karomooi, Majideh; Tadrisi, Seyed Davood; Griffiths, Pauline; Vaismoradi, Mojtaba
Learning Situations in Nursing Education: A Concept Analysis 2018, Research and Theory for Nursing Practice: Volum 32 s. 23-45;Shahsavari, Hooman; Zare, Zahra; Parsa-Yekta, Zohreh; Griffiths, Pauline; Vaismoradi, Mojtaba
Adverse Drug Reactions, Power, Harm Reduction, Regulation and the ADRe Profiles 2018, Pharmacy: Volum 6;Vaismoradi, Mojtaba; Jordan, Sue; Logan, Patricia A; Panes, Gerwyn; Hughes, David
Development and Psychometric Properties of The Delayed Childbearing Questionnaire (DCBQ-55) 2018, Healthcare: Volum 6;Behboudi-Gandevani, Samira; Ziaei, Saeideh; Kazemnejad, Anoshirvan; Khalajabadi Farahani, Farideh; Vaismoradi, Mojtaba
Translation and psychometric testing of the Farsi version of the Seattle angina questionnaire 2017, Health and Quality of Life Outcomes: Volum 15;Taheri-Kharameh, Zahra; Heravi-Karimooi, Majideh; Rejeh, Nahid; Hajizadeh, Ebrahim; Vaismoradi, Mojtaba; Snelgrove, Sherrill
Aromatherapy massage versus reflexology on female elderly with acute coronary syndrome 2017, Nursing in Critical Care: Volum 23 s. 229-236;Bahrami, Tahereh; Rejeh, Nahid; Heravi-Karimooi, Majideh; Vaismoradi, Mojtaba; Tadrisi, Sayed Davood; Sieloff, Christina
The effect of the emotional intelligence education programme on quality of life in haemodialysis patients 2017, Applied Nursing Research: Volum 39 s. 18-25;Shahnavazi, Masoome; Parsa-Yekta, Zohreh; Yekaninejad, Mir Saeed; Amaniyan, Sara; Griffiths, Pauline; Vaismoradi, Mojtaba
Psychometric properties of the Farsi version of Attitudes to Aging Questionnaire in Iranian older adults 2017, Clinical Interventions in Aging: Volum 12 s. 1531-1542;Rejeh, Nahid; Heravi-Karimooi, Majideh; Vaismoradi, Mojtaba; Griffiths, Pauline; Nikkhah, Maryam; Bahram, Tahereh
The assessment of safe nursing care: development and psychometric evaluation 2017, Journal of Nursing Management: Volum 25 s. 22-36;Rashvand, Farnoosh; Ebadi, Abbas; Vaismoradi, Mojtaba; Salsali, Mahvash; Yekaninejad, Mir Saeed; Griffiths, Pauline
Iranian nurses perspectives on assessment of safe care: an exploratory study 2016, Journal of Nursing Management: Volum 24 s. 417-426;Rashvand, Farnoosh; Salsali, Mahvash; Ebadi, Abbas; Vaismoradi, Mojtaba; Jordan, Sue; Griffiths, Pauline
Effects of natural sounds on pain: a randomized controlled trial with patients receiving mechanical ventilation support 2015, Pain Management Nursing: Volum 16 s. 483-492;Saadatmand, Vahid; Rejeh, Nahid; Heravi-Karimooi, Majideh; Tadrisi, Sayed Davood; Vaismoradi, Mojtaba; Jordan, Sue
Psychometric properties of the Farsi version of the Myocardial Infarction Dimensional Assessment Scale 2015, Journal of Research in Nursing: Volum 20 s. 680-695;Rejeh, Nahid; Heravi-Karimooi, Majideh; Montazeri, Ali; Kharame, Zahra Taheri; Vaismoradi, Mojtaba; Jordan, Sue
Information and support needs of adult family members of patients in intensive care units:an Iranian perspective 2015, Journal of Research in Nursing: Volum 20 (5) s. 401-422;Bandari, Razieh; Heravi-Karimooi, Majideh; Rejeh, Nahid; Mirmohammadkhani, Majid; Vaismoradi, Mojtaba; Snelgrove, Sherrill
Ethical issues in patient safety: Implications for nursing management 2013, Nursing Ethics: Volum 20 s. 904-916;Kangasniemi, Mari; Vaismoradi, Mojtaba; Jasper, Melanie; Turunen, Hannele
Facilitating safe care: a qualitative study of Iranian nurse leaders 2012, Journal of Nursing Management: Volum 22 s. 106-116;Vaismoradi, Mojtaba; Bondas, Terese; Salsali, Mahvash; Jasper, Melanie; Turunen, Hannele
Experience of loneliness in Iranian abused elders 2012, International Nursing Review: Volum 59 s. 139-145;Heravi, Majideh; Rejeh, Nahid; Foroughan, Mahshid; Vaismoradi, Mojtaba
Experiences of infertility through the lens of Iranian infertile women: A qualitative study 2012, Japan Journal of Nursing Science: Volum 10;Behboodi-Moghadam, Zahra; Salsali, Mahvash; Eftekhar, Hassan; Vaismoradi, Mojtaba; Ramezanzadeh, Fahimeh
Burnout and productivity among Iranian nurses 2009, Nursing and Health Sciences: Volum 11 s. 263 -270;Dehghan-Nayeri, Nahid; Negarandeh, Reza; Vaismoradi, Mojtaba; Ahmadi, Fazlollah; Faghihzadeh, Soghrat
Adverse Drug Reactions: power, harm reduction, regulation and the ADRe profile 2020, Atlas of Science:;Jordan, Sue; Jordan, Meirion; Logan, Patricia A; Vaismoradi, Mojtaba; Hughes, David
Tribute to professor Melanie Jasper, editor-in-chief of the journal of nursing management 2014, Journal of Nursing Management: Volum 22 s. 676-677;Hyrkäs, Kristiina; Timmins, Fiona; Severinsson, Ingeborg Elisabeth; Palese, Alvisa; Thompson, Pamela Austin; Vaismoradi, Mojtaba