Dominika Vrbnjak is a teaching assistant at the University of Maribor, Faculty of Health Sciences. She obtained a Master degree in Nursing from University of Maribor, Faculty of Health Sciences. Currently, she is a doctoral student of Biomedical Technology at Faculty of Medicine in Maribor. During her postgraduate study, she was also a visiting PhD student of Waterford Institute of Technology in Ireland. She participates in scientific and research projects and disseminates her work in scientific papers and professional peer reviewed journals. Her research work was published in the International Journal of Nursing Studies, Journal of Nursing Management and Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences among others. During her undergraduate study, she received a Rector’s award at the University of Maribor for the best undergraduate student in a generation. She previously worked for four years as a registered nurse at General Hospital Ptuj, where she developed communication and organizational skills while leading and coordinating the nursing care.