Loredana Sasso

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Loredana Sasso
Professor Loredana Sasso.jpg
Born (1957-11-28) November 28, 1957 (age 61)
Known forResearch on Nursing
Academic background
Alma materUniversity of Genoa
Academic work
InstitutionsUniversity of Genoa

Loredana Sasso is professor of nursing at the University of Genoa, Italy.[1] She was president of the European Federation of Nursing Regulators (FEPI) Brussels office from 2006 to 2009 during which period she worked on the creation of the Code of Ethics and Conduct for European Nursing.


Sasso is a Registered Nurse with a Masters degree from the University of Genoa.

Professional Life[edit]

Sasso led the establishment of the first PhD program in nursing in Italy. She is a member of the Scientific Committee of the Centre of Excellence for Nursing Scholarship in Rome,[2] co-founder (2012) of the Italian Society of Nursing Sciences,[3] a board member of the Foundation Insieme per Vita agli Anni [4] and former board member (1997-2000) and Secretary General (2000-2009) of the Italian National Federation of Nursing (Federazione Nazionale Ordini Professioni Infermieristiche). She established the Italian leg of the RN4CAST study of nursing workforce, patient mortality and nurse retention.[5] Sasso qualified as full professor in scientific disciplines general clinical and paediatric nursing sciences (Sector MED.45) and was appointed a full professor (2018) at the University of Genoa. She is a Member (2015) of the Honor Society of Nursing Sigma Theta Tau International.


Sasso is a Fellow (2016) of the American Academy of Nursing[6] and a Fellow (2017) of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery ad eundem.


Sasso has over 150 academic and professional articles listed on Google Scholar[7]which have been cited over 1,000 times giving her an h-index of 21. Her three top cited articles are:

  • Coppola, A; Sasso, L; Bagnasco, A; Giustina, A; Gazzaruso, C (2016). "The role of patient education in the prevention and management of type 2 diabetes: an overview". Endocrine. 53 (1): 18–27. doi:10.1007/s12020-015-0775-7. PMID 26494579.
  • Sasso, L; Stievano, A; Gonzalez, M; Jurado, G; Rocco, G (2008). "Code of ethics and conduct for European nursing". Nursing Ethics. 15 (6): 821–836. doi:10.1177/0969733008095390. PMID 18849371.
  • Sasso, L; Bagnasco, A; Bianchi, M; Carnevale, F (2016). "Moral distress in undergraduate nursing students: a systematic review". Nursing Ethics. 23 (5): 523–534. doi:10.1177/0969733015574926. PMID 25904547.


  1. ^ "Professor Loredana Sasso". University of Genoa. Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Centre of Excellence for Nursing Scholarship". IPASVI. Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Italian Society of Nursing Sciences". Italian Society of Nursing Sciences. Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  4. ^ "Foundation Insieme per Vita agli Anni". Foundation Insieme per Vita agli Anni. Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  5. ^ "RN4CAST-I". Nurse24+it. Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  6. ^ "Loredaan Sasso FAAN". FNOPI]. Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  7. ^ "Loredana Sasson". Google Scholar. Retrieved 2 April 2019.

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