Tiny Jaarsma

Professor Tiny Jaarsma is a full professor of Nursing at Linköping University in Sweden, were she lives with her family. She is also employed part time as a full professor of Nursing Science in the University Medical Center Utrecht, the Netherlands. Professor Jaarsma’s main scientific achievement is the integration of current scientific knowledge in ‘the middle range theory of self-care in chronic illness’ developed together with colleagues. She recently was involved in developing the 20‐item LVAD self-care behaviour scale that is currently translated in 5 languages .She is active in the ESC Heart Failure Association in the Committee on Advanced Heart Failure.