Else Cathrine Rustad

Else Cathrine Rustad is associate Professor at the Western Norway University of Applied Sciences.  She is Head of Section Departement of health and caring sciences.

Else Cathrine Rustad has a PhD in  Health Science. The doctoral thesis dealt with: “Continuity of care from hospital to municipal health care. Experiences of older patients, Next of kin and nurses”. The aim of her PhD study is to explore how people ³ 80 years of age, their caregivers and nurses from both health care levels, experience the care transition from hospital to municipal health-care services.