Curriculum Vitae

Temet nosce.

Personalia

  • Name
    Vermeir Peter
  • Nationality
    Belgian
  • Place and Date of birth
    Zele - 05/06/1965
  • Address
    Wittewalle 96
    9041 Oostakker (Gent)
  • Marital status
    Married, 2 children
  • Correspondence adress
    Ghent University Hospital,
    Department of General Internal Medicine
    C. Heymanslaan 10
    9000 Ghent (Belgium)
  • Telephone
  • Fax
    +32 9 332 38 59
  • Email
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Education

Academic
Degree 

PhD in health care sciences at the Ghent University, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences with subject: “Studies on Communication Exchange in Healthcare in Flanders, Belgium”, 2011 – 2017

Master in Business Administration (Executive MBA), Antwerp Management School in cooperation with Fordham University, New York and the Institute of Business Studies (IBS), Moscow, 2013 - 2015

Master of Public Management, Master of Public Administration, University of Antwerp – Antwerp Management School, 2009 - 2011

Specialty Training 

Doctoral schools programme (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences) at Ghent University, 2011 –2017

Education
Executive training for head nurses 

Sociale Hogeschool KVMW Ghent – BALANS, Belgium, 1999

Bachelor’s degree Nursing 

Hogeschool Sint-Lieven, Sint-Niklaas, Belgium, 1995

Hospital nurse certification 

Institute of Nursing Sint – Geertruid, Ghent, Belgium, 1992

Post-academic education
Innovating Health for Tomorrow 

INSEAD Management School, Fontainebleau, France, 2016

Value Measurement for Healthcare 

Harvard Business School, Boston, US, 2014

Advanced course in International Financial Management 

Fordham University, New York, US, 2014

University Certificate “Quality of Care” 

Catholic University of Leuven, Centre for Health Sciences and Nursing, Belgium, 2012 - 2013

Nursing Leadership 

Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, US, 2012

Fundamentals of Financial Management 

Vlerick Management School, Belgium, 2012

Hospital Care Management 

Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India, 2011

University certificate in Hospital management for senior managers 

Catholic University of Leuven, Centre for Health Sciences and Nursing, Belgium, 2010 - 2011

Health care policy for civil servants/strategy 

Catholic University of Leuven, Centre for Health sciences and Nursing, Belgium, 2011

Leading with impact 

Harvard Business School, Boston, US, 2011

Advanced Management MBA European Summer School 

Aarhus University, Denmark, 2010

Management for Middle Managers in Healthcare 

Antwerp University, Belgium, 2008 - 2009

Hospital management 

Ghent University, Belgium, 2007 - 2008

Management development program 

Ghent University hospital, Belgium, 2006 - 2007

Discharge Management in General Psychiatric Hospitals 

Catholic University of Leuven, Centre for Health Sciences and Nursing, Belgium, 2007

Professional Curriculum

Post-academic education
01.09.2004 – current, Ghent University Hospital

Head of Administration and Technical Staff / Head Nurse General Internal Medicine 

01.06.2005 – 01.07.2006, Ghent University Hospital

Head Nurse Pain Clinic, ad interim

01.09.2004 – 01.03.2005, Ghent University Hospital

Operating theatre nurse

September 2000 - 31.08.2004, General Hospital Sint-Blasius, Dendermonde

Emergency room nurse/ MUG

01.01.1995 – 09.2000, General Hospital Sint Jan, Brussels

Nursing coordinator emergency admission

01.07.1992 – 31.12.1994, General Hospital Maria Middelares, Ghent

Emergency room nurse

Teaching Experience
Ghent University, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, 01.09.2009 – current

Teacher: Skillslab V-lijn: infusion policies, vena puncture, acute wound care management, Electrocardiography and Injection

Guest lecturer: Master in Nursing, Ghent University, 18.04.2016

Topic: Innovation in Healthcare

Guest lecturer: Master of International Healthcare, Economics and Policy (MIHMEP),
Bocconi school of Management, University Bocconi, Milaan, 12.02.2016 - 13.02.2016

Topic: Innovation in Healthcare en Communication in Healthcare

Co-lecturer: Master of Science in Healthcare Management and Policy, Ghent University (UGent) 2017 – current.

Topic: communication and corporate culture and innovation in Healthcare

Advisory and Reviewer Board member
  • Reviewer International Communication Association
  • Reviewer Journal of Nursing Scholarship
  • Reviewer Journal Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing
  • Reviewer Journal BMJ Open
  • Reviewer Athens Journal of Health, Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER), Athens, Greece
  • Reviewer International Workshop on Nursing and Healthcare, Ankara, Turkey, 2014
  • Reviewer International Workshop on Nursing and Healthcare, Istanbul, Turkey, 2015
  • Reviewer 2nd Annual International Conference on Nursing, Athens, Greece, 2016
  • Member of the organizing committee, International Conference on General Practice & General Medicine, November 10-11, 2016. Istanbul, Turkey
  • Reviewer Journal International Emergency Nursing
  • Reviewer Journal of Patient Safety
  • Reviewer for Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma).
  • Advisory member at the Health Research Council of New Zealand in the peer review of research applications.
Academic functions

Honorary Professor Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER), belonging to the Nursing Research Unit and the Health Economics & Management Research Unit

Promotor or co-promotor
  • Kirsty de Fluiter. De communicatie tussen huisartsen en arts specialisten in Vlaanderen.
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. 2013-2014.
  • Arvid Mullens. Gebruik van een SMS herinneringsysteem bij ambulante patientenvoor de diensten Algemene Inwendige Ziekten en Urologie van het UZ Gent: een evaluatie van de impact op het aantal no-shows.
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. 2014-2015.
  • Florence Bekaert and Nele Billiet. Communicatie- en werktevredenheid bij verpleegkundigen in Vlaamse ziekenhuizen en de impact op burnout en verloopintentie.
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. 2015-2016.
  • Hanne Van Tiggelen. Patiëntenparticipatie: voelen patiënten zich klaar om een actieve rol op te nemen?
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. 2015-2016.
  • Margot Soenens. De impact van de verpleegkundige overdracht aan bed op de patiënt- en verpleegkundige tevredenheid en kwaliteit van zorg.
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. 2015-2016.
  • Helena Van Deynse. Kennis en attitude van zorgverleners ten aanzien van doven patiënten.
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. 2016-2017.
Examination board

Master thesis Leen Ackaert. De relatie tussen teamwork in een operatiekwartier en het correct gebruik van de surgical safety checklist. Academiejaar 2017-2018.

Master thesis Joren Bussens. Overdracht tussen eerstelijn- en tweedelijnsgezondheidszorg. Academiejaar 2017-2018.

Foreign internships
  • France (Paris), Hôpital Hôtel Dieu, Emergency room
  • France (Lens), Centre Hospitalier Dr. Schaffner, Maternity unit and operating theatre
  • Netherlands (Amsterdam), Academic Medical Centre (AMC), Emergency room
  • Netherlands (Maastricht), Academic Hospital Maastricht, Emergency room and operating theatre
  • Burkina Faso (Ouagadougau), University Centre Yalgado, operating theatre
Language skills

 

 

Reading

Speaking

Writing

Dutch

First language

First language

First language

French

Very good

Very good

Good

English

Good

Good

Good

German

Basic

Basic

Basic

 

Computer skills

Excellent computer skills in use of MS Office

SPSS, statistical program

Publications

A1-publications
  • Degroote S, Vogelaers D, Vermeir P, Mariman A, De Rick A, Van Der Gucht B, Van Wanzeele F, Pelgrom J, Verhofstede C, Vandijck D. Socio-economic, behavioural, (neuro)psychological and clinical determinants of quality of life (QoL) in people living with HIV: a pilot study. Journal of International AIDS Society (JIAS). 2013. 16:18643
  • Mariman A, Delesie L, Tobback E, Hanoulle I, Sermijn E, Vermeir P, Pevernagie D, Vogelaers D. Undiagnosed and comorbid disorders in patients with presumed chronic fatigue syndrome. Journal of Psychosomatic Research. 2013. 75(5). P.491-496
  • Degroote S, Vogelaers D, Vermeir P, Mariman A, De Rick A, Van Der Gucht B, Van Wanzeele F, Pelgrom J, Verhofstede C, Vandijck D. Determinants of adherence in a cohort of Belgian HIV patients: a pilot study. Acta Clinica Belgica. 2014. Mar-Apr. 69(2):111-5. doi: 10.1179/0001551214Z.00000000035.
  • Vermeir P, Vandijck D, Degroote S, Ommeslag D, Van De Putte M, Heytens S, Reniers J, Hanoulle I, Peleman R, Vogelaers D. Mutual perception of communication between general practitioners and hospital-based specialists. Acta Clinica Belgica. 2015.
  • Vermeir P, Vandijck D, Degroote S, Peleman R, Verhaeghe R, Mortier E, Hallaert G, Van Daele S, Buylaert W, Vogelaers D. Communication in healthcare: a narrative review of the literature and practical recommendations. International Journal of Clinical Practice. 2015.
  • Vermeir P, Degroote S, Vandijck D, Van Tiggelen H, Peleman R, Verhaeghe R, Mariman A, Vogelaers D. The patient perspective on the effects of medical record accessibility: a systematic review. Acta Clinica Belgica. 2017.
  • Deschepper M, Vermeir P, Vogelaers D, Devulder J, Eeckloo K. Is pain at discharge a risk factor for unplanned hospital readmission. Acta Clinica Belgica. 2017.
  • Vermeir P, Downs C, Degroote S, Vandijck D, Tobback E, Delesie L, Mariman A, De Veugele M, Verhaeghe R, Cambré B, Vogelaers D. Intra-organizational communication satisfaction and job satisfaction among Flemish hospital nurses: an explorative multicentric study. Workplace Health and Safety. 2017.
  • Vermeir P, Degroote S, Vandijck D, Mariman A, De Veugele M, Peleman R, Verhaeghe R, Cambré B, Vogelaers D. Job satisfaction in relation to communication in healthcare among nurses: a narrative review and practical recommendations. Sage Open, 2017.
  • Desmedt M, Petrovic M, Bergs J, Vrijhoef B, Hellings J, Vermeir P, Cool L, Dessers E, Vandijck D. Seen Through the Patients’ Eyes: Safety of Chronic Illness Care. International Journal of Quality in Health Care, 2017
  • Vermeir P, Degroote S, Van Tiggelen H, Vandijck D, Peleman R, Verhaeghe R, Mariman A, Vermeersch H, Vogelaers D. Patient perspectives on electronic health record accessibility and patient participation: a questionnaire survey. Acta Clinica Belgica. 2018.
  • Vermeir P, Blot S, Degroote S, Vandijck D, Mariman A, Vanacker T, Peleman R, Verhaeghe R, Vogelaers D. Communication satisfaction and job satisfaction among critical care nurses and their impact on burnout and intention to leave: A questionnaire study. Intensive & Critical Care Nursing. 2018.
A2-publications
  • Degroote S, Vogelaers D, Liefhooghe G, Vermeir P, Vandijck D. Sexual experience and HIV-related knowledge among Belgian university students: a questionnaire study. BMC Research Notes. 2014. 7:299, doi: 10.1186/1756-0500-7-299.
  • Vermeir P, De Fluiter K, Van Daele S, Hallaert G, Buylaert W, Vogelaers D, Vandijck D. Impact van communicatie tussen zorgverstrekkers op de kwaliteit van patiëntenzorg. Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde. 2015. 71 nr. 6, doi: 10.2143/TVG.71.06.2001820.
  • Vandijck D, Bergs J, Vermeir P, Hellings J. Patiëntveiligheid in de ziekenhuissector: wat kunnen we leren van de luchtvaartsector?. Tijdschrift van Geneeskunde. 2015. 71 nr. 21, doi: 10.2143/TVG.71.21.2001983.
  • Moons L, Mariman A, Vermeir P, Colemont L, Clays E, Vogelaers D. Screening voor darmkanker: kritische evaluatie van methoden en strategieën. Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde. 2017. 73 nr. 24, doi: 10.2143/TVG.73.24.2002484.
B2-bookchapters
  • Vermeir P, De Fluiter K, Van Daele S, Hallaert G, Buylaert W, Vogelaers D, Vandijck D. Impact van communicatie tussen zorgverstrekkers op de kwaliteit van patiëntenzorg. Jaarboek voor de intensievezorgenverpleegkundige 2014, pp 105-115. Acco. ISBN 978-90-334-9575-5.
  • Lapeere H, Oosterlinck P, Vermeir I, Van Houtte C, Vermeir P, Coppens M, Vogelaers D, Gevaert P.  Latexallergie: Preventie voor patient en personeel. Jaarboek voor de intensievezorgenverpleegkundige 2015, pp 79-86. Acco. ISBN 978-94-6292-302-7.
  • Mariman A, Tobback E, Delesie L, Neyens M, Vermeir P, Vogelaers D, Gevaert P. Kun je slapen op intensieve zorgen? Jaarboek voor de intensievezorgenverpleegkundige 2015, pp 113-119. Acco. ISBN 978-94-6292-302-7.
  • Vermeir P, Blot S, Degroote S, Vandijck D, Moons L, Peleman R, Mariman A, Verhaeghe R, Vogelaers D. Communicatietevredenheid en jobtevredenheid bij intensieve zorg verpleegkundigen en de impact op burn-out en intentie tot verloop. Jaarboek voor de intensievezorgenverpleegkundige 2016, pp 137-148. Acco. ISBN 978-94-6292-754-4.
D2-publications (PhD thesis)

Vermeir P. Studies on communication exchange in healthcare in Flanders, Belgium, 2017. ISBN 978-94-6197-534-8.

Scientific activities

International congresses – invited lectures
  • Vermeir P. Pre/hospital treatment of acute burns. European congress emergency medical assistance, Ghent (Belgium), 1999.
  • Vermeir P. Head injuries / a specific approach. European congress emergency medical assistance, Brussels (Belgium), 2001.
  • Vermeir P. Leadership in nursing: Act local think global. Sigma Theta Tau International’s 27th International Nursing Research Congress, July 21-25, 2016. Cape Town, South Africa.
International congresses – oral presentation (submitted abstract)
  • Mariman A, Delesie L, Tobback E, Hanoulle I, Sermijn E, Vermeir P, Pevernagie D, Vogelaers D. Prevalence of primary sleep disorders in a large sample of patients with presumed chronic fatigue syndrome referred to a tertiary care referral centre. Journal of Sleep Research 2012; 21(S1):90. European Sleep Research Society-congress 2012.
  • Degroote S, Vogelaers D, Vermeir P, Mariman A, De Rick A, Van Der Gucht B, Van Wanzeele F, Pelgrom J and Vandijck D. Determinants of quality of life in Belgian HIV patients: A Pilot Study. 21th International Conference on Health Promoting Hospitals and Health. Services: Gothenburg, Sweden, May 22-24, 2013. Clinical Health Promotion 2013; 3, Suppl 1: 66-67.
  • Vermeir P, Degroote S, Vogelaers D, Speeckaert E, Tobback E, Delesie L, Mariman A, Vandijck D. Qualitative assessment of medical letters of patients with chronic fatigue and a psychiatric disorder. Presented at: International Conference on Communication in Healthcare, September 29 - October 2, 2013. Montreal, Canada.
  • Vermeir P, Degroote S, Vogelaers D, Tobback E, Delesie L, Mariman A, Vandijck D. Qualitative assessment of answer letters of patients with chronic fatigue and a psychiatric disorder. Presented at: the Sigma Theta Tau International’s 25th International Nursing Research Congress, July 24-28, 2014. Hong Kong, China.
  • Vermeir P, Schillemans S, Christophe J, Leune T, Vandijck D, De Smet G, Vogelaers D, Vermassen F. The impact of nurse - to - nurse bedside communication on patient satisfaction, and resources use. Presented at: Annual International Conference on Nursing, May 4-7, 2015. Athens, Greece. First published in Athens, Greece by the Athens Institute for Education and Research ISBN: 978-618-5065-89-8.
  • Vermeir P, Schillemans S, Christophe J, Leune T, Vandijck D, De Smet G, Vogelaers D, Vermassen F. The impact of nurse - to - nurse bedside communication on patient satisfaction, and resources use. Presented at: the Sigma Theta Tau International’s 26th International Nursing Research Congress, July 23-27, 2015. San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • Tobback E, Mariman A, Delesie L, Declercq T, Vermeir P, Bouwen A, Spooren D, Snoeck P, Vogelaers D. A new health care model for patients with abnormal fatigue and chronic fatigue syndrome. Presented at: 23rd World Congress on Psychosomatic Medicine, August 20 – 23, 2015. Glasgow, UK.
  • Vermeir P, Vandijck D, Degroote S, Ommeslag D, Van De Putte M, Heytens S, Reniers J, Hanoulle I, Peleman R, Vogelaers D. Mutual perception of communication between general practitioners and hospital-based specialists. Presented at: International Conference on Communication in Healthcare (ICCH), October 25-28, 2015. New Orleans, VS.
  • Vermeir P, Vandijck D, Degroote S, Ommeslag D, Van De Putte M, Heytens S, Reniers J, Hanoulle I, Peleman R, Vogelaers D. Mutual perception of communication between general practitioners and hospital-based specialists. Presented at: International Conference on Communication in Healthcare (ICCH), October 25-28, 2015. New Orleans, VS.
  • Vermeir P, Degroote S, Vandijck D, Tobback E, Delesie L, Mariman A, Deveugele M, Peleman R, Verhaeghe R, Vogelaers D. Intra-organizational communication satisfaction and job satisfaction among nurses. Presented at: the Sigma Theta Tau International’s European Regional Conference, June 6-8, 2016. Utrecht, Netherlands.
  • Ryckeghem H, Delesie L, Tobback E, Vermeir P, Lievens S, Vogelaers D, Mariman A. The role of the Advanced Nurse Practitioner within a care path for patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Presented at: the Sigma Theta Tau International’s European Regional Conference, June 6-8, 2016. Utrecht, Netherlands.
  • Vermeir P, Vandijck D, Blot S, Mariman A, Deveugele M, Verhaeghe R, Vogelaers D. Communication satisfaction and job satisfaction among executive nurses and impact on burnout and turnover intention. Presented at: the American Academy on Communication in Healthcare, Research Forum, June 16-19, 2016. Yale University, New Haven, VS.
  • Vermeir P, Degroote S, Vandijck D, Tobback E, Delesie L, Mariman A, Deveugele M, Peleman R, Verhaeghe R, Vogelaers D. Intra-organizational communication satisfaction and job satisfaction among nurses. Presented at: the Sigma Theta Tau International’s 27th International Nursing Research Congress, July 21-25, 2016. Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Vermeir P, Degroote S, Vandijck D, Tobback E, Delesie L, Mariman A, Deveugele M, Peleman R, Verhaeghe R, Vogelaers D. Intra-organizational communication satisfaction and job satisfaction among Flemish nurses. Presented at: 14th International Conference on Communication in Healthcare, September 7-10, 2016. University Convention Center Heidelberg, Germany.
  • Vermeir P, Degroote S, Vandijck D, Tobback E, Delesie L, Mariman A, Deveugele M, Peleman R, Verhaeghe R, Vogelaers D. Communication satisfaction and job satisfaction among ICU nurses and the impact on burnout and turnover intention. Presented at: 29th European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM), October 1-5, 2016. Milan, Italy.
  • Vermeir P, Downs C, Degroote S, Vandijck D, Tobback E, Delesie L, Mariman A, Deveugele M, Verhaeghe R, Cambré B, Vogelaers D. Intra-organizational communication satisfaction and job satisfaction among Flemish hospital nurses: an explorative multicentric study. Presented at: CARE4 International Scientific Nursing and Midwifery Congress, February 8-10, 2017. Antwerp, Belgium.
  • Vermeir P, Degroote S, Vandijck D, Mariman A, Verhaeghe R, Peleman R, Vogelaers D. Nurses’ well-being as a quality indicator for improved care. Presented at: 3rd Annual International Conference on Nursing, Atiner, May 1-4, 2017. Athens, Greece.
  • Vermeir P. Working in healthcare: improving quality and safety by innovation and creativity (key lecture). Presented at: 4rd European Nursing Conference, June 4-6 , 2018. Cambridge, UK.
  • Vermeir P, Degroote S, Vandijck D, Verhaeghe R, Peleman R, Vogelaers D, Mariman A. Job satisfaction in relation to communication among nurses: the science of safe communication in healthcare. Presented at: EANS Summer Conference: Leadership in Nursing: Challenge for the Future. July 12, 2018. Ghent, Belgium.
  • Vermeir P, Degroote S, Vandijck D, Verhaeghe R, Peleman R, Anderson J, Mariman A, Vogelaers D. Working in healthcare: improving communication by innovation and creativity. Presented at: EACH Conference. September 1-4, 2018. Porto, Portugal.
  • Vermeir P, Degroote S, Vandijck D, Verhaeghe R, Peleman R, Vogelaers D, Mariman A. Job satisfaction in relation to communication in healthcare among nurses: practical recommendations. Presented at: Sigma Leadership Connection Conference. September 15-18, 2018. Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
International congresses – poster presentation (submitted abstract)
  • Vermeir P, Degroote S, Vogelaers D, Speeckaert E, Tobback E, Delesie L, Mariman A, Vandijck D. Quality of communication between secondary and primary care providers in psychosomatic medicine: a critical assessment of medical letters after referral. Poster presented at: the Patient Safety Congress, Birmingham (United Kingdom), May 21-22, 2013.
  • Degroote S, Vogelaers D, Vermeir P, Mariman A, De Rick A, Van Der Gucht B, Van Wanzeele F, Pelgrom J, Vancauwenberghe J and Vandijck D. HIV-related knowledge in a sample of Belgian university students. Poster presented at: 14th European AIDS Conference, October 16-19, 2013. Brussels, Belgium
  • Degroote S, Vogelaers D, Vermeir P, Mariman A, De Rick A, Van Der Gucht B, Van Wanzeele F, Pelgrom J, Vandijck D. Non-adherence and its determinants in HIV patients. Submitted for ESPACOMP 2013 (European Society for Patient Adherence, Compliance and Persistence), November 15-16, 2013. Budapest, Hungary.
  • Schillemans S, Vermeir P, Christophe J, Leune T, Vandijck D, De Smet G, Vogelaers D, Vermassen F. The impact of nurse - to - nurse bedside communication on patient satisfaction, and resources use. Presented at: Care4 International Scientific Nursing and Midwifery Congress, February 4-6, 2015. Antwerp, Belgium.
  • Vandijck D, Vermeir P, Neirynck C, Bergs J, Vlayen A, Labeau S, Blot S, Hellings J. Intensive Care Nurses' Knowledge on Quality of Care and Patient Safety. Presented at: the Sigma Theta Tau International’s 26th International Nursing Research Congress, July 23-27, 2015. San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • Vermeir P, Vandijck D, Degroote S, Ommeslag D, Van De Putte M, Heytens S, Reniers J, Hanoulle I, Peleman R, Vogelaers D. Mutual perception of communication between general practitioners and hospital-based specialists. Presented at: European Association for Communication in Healthcare (EACH) Summer Event, August 24-26, 2015. London, UK.
  • Vermeir P, Vandijck D, Degroote S, Peleman R, Verhaeghe R, Mortier E, Hallaert G, Van Daele S, Buylaert W, Vogelaers D. Communication in healthcare: a narrative review of the literature and practical recommendations. Presented at: European Association for Communication in Healthcare (EACH) Summer Event, August 24-26, 2015. London, UK.
  • Vermeir P, Vandijck D, Degroote S, Peleman R, Verhaeghe R, Mortier E, Hallaert G, Van Daele S, Buylaert W, Vogelaers D. Communication in healthcare: a narrative review of the literature and practical recommendations. Presented at: International Conference on Communication in Healthcare (ICCH), October 25-28, 2015. New Orleans, VS.
  • Vermeir P, Vandijck D, Blot S, Mariman A, Deveugele M, Verhaeghe R, Vogelaers D. Communication satisfaction and job satisfaction among critical care nurses and impact on burnout and turnover intention. Presented at: the American Academy on Communication in Healthcare, Research Forum, June 16-19, 2016. Yale University, New Haven, VS.
  • Vermeir P, Degroote S, Vandijck D, Tobback E, Delesie L, Mariman A, Deveugele M, Peleman R, Verhaeghe R, Vogelaers D. Communication satisfaction and job satisfaction among executive nurses and impact on burnout and turnover intention. Presented at: the Sigma Theta Tau International’s 27th International Nursing Research Congress, July 21-25, 2016. Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Soenens M, Vandijck D, Blot S, Mariman A, Verhaeghe R, Vogelaers D, Vermeir P. The impact of bedside handover on patient and nurse satisfaction and quality of care. Poster presented at: CARE4 International Scientific Nursing and Midwifery Congress, February 8-10, 2017. Antwerp, Belgium.
  • Vermeir P, Degroote S, Verhaeghe R, Peleman R, Tobback E, Vogelaers D, Vandijck D. Working in Healthcare: innovation and creativity to improve quality and safety. Poster presented at: International forum Quality and Safety in Healthcare, May 2-4, 2018. Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • Lapeere H, Oosterinck P, Vermeir P, Vermeir I, Coppens M, Gevaert P. Implementation of latex allergy clinical care pathways. Poster presented at: European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI), May 26-30. Munich, Germany.
National congresses – invited lectures
  • Vogelaers D, Vermeir P. Onverklaarbare klachten, what’s in a name? 39e Week van Verpleegkundigen en Vroedvrouwen, NVKVV, 20 maart 2013.
  • Vogelaers D, Heytens S, Bouwen A, Spooren D, Snoeck P, Van Dessel K, D’Hooghe S, Rimbaut S, Vermeir P, Delesie L, Mariman A, Tobback E. Een multidisciplinair zorgnet voor abnormale moeheid en het chronische vermoeidheidssyndroom in Oost- en West-Vlaanderen. Presented at: Prijs Klinische Paden 2015, Leuven (Belgium) september 28, 2015
  • Vermeir P. Policy over gebruik van sociale media. 8ste Organisatie- en beleidssymposium: e-communicatie op intensieve zorgen, Like it?!, Gent (Belgium), November 2015.
  • Vermeir P. Patiëntenparticipatie voor een betere chronische zorg. Symposium: hoe gaat de maatschappij om met CVS en somatisch onvoldoende verklaarde lichamelijke klachten?, Gent, 30 september 2016.
National congresses – oral presentation (submitted abstract)
  • Degroote S, Vogelaers D, Vermeir P, Mariman A, De Rick A, Van Der Gucht B, Van Wanzeele F, Pelgrom J, Moerman F, Vandijck D. Determinants of adherence in HIV patients: a pilot study. 30th Congress of the Flemish Society of Critical Care Nurses (VVIZV), Ghent (Belgium), Nov 23, 2012; Jaarboek voor de intensievezorgenverpleegkundige 2012 (ISBN 978-90-334-8926-6); 92.
  • Vermeir P, Vandijck D, Degroote S, Peleman R, Verhaeghe R, Mortier E, Hallaert G, Van Daele S, Buylaert W, Vogelaers D. Communication in healthcare: Impact of Communication in Health Care and practical recommendations. Presented at: Research Day Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Ghent University, March 16, 2015; Ghent.
  • Vermeir P, Blot S, Degroote S, Vandijck D, Mariman A, Verhaeghe R, Vogelaers D. Communicatietevredenheid en jobtevredenheid bij intensieve zorg verpleegkundigen en de impact op burn-out en intentie tot verloop. 34th Congress of the Flemish Society of Critical Care Nurses (VVIZV), Ghent (Belgium), Nov 18, 2016; Jaarboek voor de intensievezorgenverpleegkundige 2016 (ISBN 978-94-6292-754-4); 195.
  • Van Deynse H, Keppler H, Vermeir P. Healthcare providers’ knowledge and attitude towards Deaf patients. Presented at: Health Sciences Crossing Borders, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Ghent University, October 27, 2017; Ghent.
National congresses – poster presentation (submitted abstract)
  • Tobback E, Mariman A, Delesie L, Vermeir P, Heytens S, Declercq T, Bouwen A, Spooren D, Snoeck P, Vogelaers D. Een multidisciplinair zorgnet voor abnormale moeheid en het chronische vermoeidheidssyndroom in Oost- en West-Vlaanderen. Poster session presented at: Prijs Klinische Paden 2015, Leuven (Belgium) September 28, 2015.
  • Oosterlinck P, Lapeere H, Vermeir I, Van Houtte C, Vermeir P, Coppens M, Gevaert P. Verbeteren van de kwaliteit van zorg door de implementatie van het zorgpad ‘Latexallergie’ in het Universitair Ziekenhuis Gent. Poster session presented at: Prijs Klinische Paden 2015, Leuven (Belgium) September 28, 2015
  • Vermeir P, Dominique Vandijck, Renaat Peleman, Dirk Ommeslag, Marc Van De Putte, Stefan Heytens, Jan Reniers, Ignace Hanoulle, Sophie Degroote, Dirk Vogelaers. Evaluation of the communication between general practitioners and specialists: a qualitative and perceptive assessment. Poster session presented at: Studiedag ICURO VIP² Making Indicators Work, Brussels (Belgium), December 5, 2014
  • Vermeir P, Vandijck D, Callens S, Delesie L, Vogelaers D, Peleman R. PEGASOS: development of a tool for evaluation of a new organisation model. Symposium Hospital Management, Leuven (Belgium), December 2011.
  • Degroote S, Vogelaers D, Vermeir P, Mariman A, De Rick A, Van Der Gucht B, Van Wanzeele F, Pelgrom J, Moerman F, Vandijck D. Determinants of quality of life in HIV patients: a pilot study. Poster session presented at: 2nd Annual BREACH Symposium; Brussels (Belgium), Sept 28-29, 2012.
  • Degroote S, Vogelaers D, Vermeir P, Mariman A, De Rick A, Van Der Gucht B, Van Wanzeele F, Pelgrom J, Moerman F, Vandijck D. Determinants of adherence in HIV patients: a pilot study. Poster session presented at: 2nd Annual BREACH Symposium; Brussels (Belgium), Sept 28-29, 2012;
  • Degroote S, Vogelaers D, Vermeir P, Mariman A, De Rick A, Van Der Gucht B, Van Wanzeele F, Pelgrom J, Moerman F, Vandijck D. Determinants of quality of life in HIV patients: a pilot study. 30th Congress of the Flemish Society of Critical Care Nurses (VVIZV), Ghent (Belgium), Nov 23, 2012; Jaarboek voor de Intensievezorgenverpleegkundige 2012 (ISBN 978-90-334-8926-6); 91.
  • Degroote S, Vogelaers D, Vermeir P, Mariman A, De Rick A, Van Der Gucht B, Van Wanzeele F, Pelgrom J, Moerman F, Vandijck D. Adherence and Quality of Life in older HIV patients. Poster presented at: Wetenschapsdag 2013, Ghent (Belgium), Mar 13, 2013.
  • Degroote S, Vogelaers D, Vermeir P, Mariman A, De Rick A, Van Der Gucht B, Pelgrom J, Van Wanzeele F, Verhofstede C, Vandijck D. HRQoL in people living with HIV. Poster session presented at: Studentenonderzoekssymposium 2013, April 22, Ghent.
  • Degroote S, Vogelaers D, Vermeir P, Mariman A, De Rick A, Van Der Gucht B, Van Wanzeele F, Pelgrom J, Verhofstede C, Vandijck D. HRQoL in people living with HIV. Poster presented at: Studentenonderzoekssymposium 2013, April 22, Ghent.
  • Vermeir P, Degroote S, Vandijck D, Mariman A, Verhaeghe R, Peleman R, Vogelaers D. Nurses’ well-being as a quality indicator for improved care. Poster presented at: Kwaliteitsvonk congres, zorgnet-ICURO, 2017, January 27, Brussels.
Other invited presentations
  • Vermeir P. Change management “psychology= management = psychology”. Business school, St-Petersburg (Russia), January 2009.
  • Vermeir P. Change management in hospital organisation. The Indian Institute of Management. Ahmedabad (India), December 2011.
Chairman / Moderator
  • Vermeir P. Chairman / moderator: session Global Leadership. The Sigma Theta Tau International’s 25th International Nursing Research Congress, July 24-28, 2014. Hong Kong, China.
  • Vermeir P. Chairman / moderator: session Adult Health Challenge. Research division of ATINER. International Conference on Nursing, May 4-7, 2015. Athens, Greece.
  • Vermeir P. Chairman / moderator: session International Research to Improve Patient Care. The Sigma Theta Tau International’s 26th International Nursing Research Congress, July 23-27, 2015. San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • Vermeir P. Chairman / moderator: session Promoting Professionalism of Nurses. The Sigma Theta Tau International’s European Regional Conference, June 6-8, 2016. Utrecht, Netherlands.
  • Vermeir P. Chairman / moderator: session How to Measure Hospital Nurses Knowledge and Attitude. The Sigma Theta Tau International’s European Regional Conference, June 6-8, 2016. Utrecht, Netherlands.
  • Vermeir P. Chairman / moderator: session Nursing Education. Research division of ATINER. International Conference on Nursing, May 1-4, 2017. Athens, Greece.
Scientific research project

Ergo@work: Scientific research project to improve efficient communication between patients with medically unexplained physical symptoms and surrounding actors (health providers, evaluation and reintegration sector) in order to enhance professional reintegration. 2017-2018.

Awards

  • Winner of the best written abstract, Working in healthcare: improving quality and safety by innovation and creativity (key lecture). Presented at: 4rd European Nursing Conference, June 4-6, 2018. Cambridge, UK.
  • Winner of the business game in change management at the Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia during training Nursing Leaders Program 2012

Membership

  • European Association for Communication in Healthcare (EACH)
  • American Academy on Communication in Healthcare (AACH)
  • Member Sigma Theta Tau International- Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
  • Member of International Communication Association (ICA)
  • Member accreditation committee Flemish government for professional title of nurse specialized in intensive care and emergency medicine
  • Member Global Research Nurses, Honour Society of Nursing
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