2006 – 2012 PhD (philosophical doctor) Degree in Health and Nursing Science, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sci-ences, Department of Health Care and Nursing Science, Maastricht University, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Neth-erlands. Title of Doctoral Thesis: Patient and Visitor Violence in General Hospitals.
2000 – 2003 Degree of Master of Science in Health and Nursing, Maastricht University (NL) Title of Master Thesis: The effect of a training course on mental health nurses’ attitudes on the reasons of patient aggression and its management. A non-randomised intervention study.
1996 – 1998 Clinical Nurse Specialist, Diploma in Postgraduate Education: Higher Education in Nursing Level II. School of Postgraduate Advanced Nursing Aarau, Switzerland. Title of Diploma Thesis: Establish a common thread. The quality of interaction between patient and nurse: A Grounded Theory study.
1992 – 1993 Clinical Nurse Specialist, Certificate in Postgraduate Education: Higher Education in Nursing Level I. School of Advanced Education in Nursing Practice, Insel Education Centre,University Hospital Bern. Title of Thesis: Essential oils in mental health nursing.
1985 – 1988 Diploma Registered Psychiatric Nurse, School of Mental Health Nursing, Psychiatric University Hospital, Zurich.
Professional Background (last 5 years)
2012 – present Director Division of Nursing (part time 0.8) Bern University of Applied Sciences, Division Health, Bern, Swit-zerland
2017– present Visiting Professor at Bournemouth University, Faculty of Health & Social Science. United Kingdom
2006 – present Division Head of Applied Research and Development in Nursing, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Division Health, Bern, Switzerland
2012 – 2017 Honorary Senior Lecturer (part time 0.2) School of Health, University of Central Lancashire PR1 2HE, United Kingdom
Experience in Research (past 3 years, selected)
2017 – present Project Leader of the leading house: (S. Hahn) Strategy to counter staff shortages among health profes-sions. A national study to address and reduce staff shortages by providing data, educational content and services in order to enable, facilitate and accompany the implementation of state-of-the-art applied research and project evidence into practice. Financed by the State Secretary for Education, Research and Innovation with CHF 3 Mio and the cooperating Partners and Universities of Applied Sciences with CHF 3 Mio. Web page see Strategy to counter staff shortages
2015 – 2017 Principal investigator: (S. Hahn) PIONEERS: Pioneers of a new paradigm in psychiatric nursing care. Fi-nanced by the Federal Department of Home Affairs and a foundation CHF 82’000
2013 – 2016 Principal Co-investigator: (M. Kucera, S. Hahn) AIDe-MOI : Ambulatory non-Invasive DEvice – Medical Obser-vation, Pilot Project financed by the Berne University of Applied Sciences (BFH) CHF 100’000.
2012 – 2017 Principal investigator: RESPONS: RESidents Perspectives Of Living in Nursing Homes in Switzerland. Project financed by the Berne University of Applied Sciences and the Swiss Alzheimer Association and the Nursing Science Foundation Switzerland CHF 400’000.
2011 – present Principal co-investigator: (Ch. Vangelooven, S. Hahn) Falls and Pressure Ulcer Prevalence in Swiss Acute Care Hospitals: Second National Scale Quality Assessment [Sturtz- und Dekubitusprävalenz in Schweizer Spitälern: Nationale Prävalenzmessung]. Project funded by the Swiss National Association for Quality Devel-opment in Hospitals and Clinics (ANQ). CHF 500’000 /p.a.
Supervisor in PhD-Programs
2014 – present Supervisor PhD-Program, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Department of Health Care and Nursing Science, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands.
2012 – present Co-Supervisor PhD-students University of Bournemouth, UK
2016– present Psychiatrische Pflege. Fachzeitschrift. Hogrefe Verlag, Bern. First Editor Prof. Dr. Michael Schulz, Evange-lische Hochschule Bielefeld, Germany, Co-Editors: Prof. Dr. Sabine Hahn, Bruno Hemkendreis, Prof. Dr. Mi-chael Löhr, Dorothea Sauter, Gianfranco Zuaboni
2014 – present Journal für Qualitative Forschung in Pflege- und Gesundheitswissenschaften. Peer Reviewed. Co-Editor with Prof. Dr. Hanny Mayer University of Vienna, Austria and Prof. Dr. Wilfried Schnepp University of Witten Herdecke, Germany. http://www.pflegenetz.at/index.php?id=235
2015 – present International Journal of Health Professions, Verein zur Förderung der Wissenschaft in den Gesundheits-berufen. Peer Reviewed. DE GRUYTER OPEN, Editor in Chiefes, Dr. Thomas Bucher, Dr. Axel Schäfer, Dr. Tan-ja Stamm. http://www.editorialmanager.com/ijhp/default.aspx
For more details and complete publication list see: www.gesundheit.bfh.ch/has3