Peter Wolfensberger

Peter Wolfensberger
Bern University of Applied Sciences | BFH · Department Business, Health, Social Work

PhD. MScN. RN

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Introduction
Peter Wolfensberger got his PhD at the Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Bournemouth University. https://staffprofiles.bournemouth.ac.uk/display/pwolfensberger1 He is a psychiatric/mental health nurse working as a lecturer in education and research at the department of health at Bern University of Applied Sciences in Bern, Switzerland.
Additional affiliations
October 2020 - present
Spitalverbund Appenzell Ausserrhoden
Position
  • Head of Department
August 2007 - September 2020
Integrierte Psychiatrie Winterthur - Zürcher Unterland
Position
  • Medical Professional
October 2004 - July 2007
Zürcher RehaZentrum Wald
Position
  • Head of Department
Education
September 2012 - July 2020
Bournemouth University
Field of study
  • Mental Health Nursing Research
January 2007 - February 2012
Cardiff University
Field of study
  • Nursing Studies
March 2000 - February 2002
University Hospital Zurich
Field of study
  • Acute Care in Nursing

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Publications (11)
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Was ist zu diesem Thema bereits bekannt? Klassifikationssysteme prägen zunehmend neben der medizinischen auch die pflegerische Fachsprache. Wirklich durchsetzen konnten sich einzelne Systeme in der Pflege jedoch kaum. Wie wird eine neue Perspektive eingebracht? Eine Rückbesinnung auf pflegerische Werte im Kontext längst etablierter medizinischer Fa...
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Background/Aims Uncertainty in illness is a well-known concept in health care literature. A considerable volume of research has investigated how people adapt to different health conditions and how the concept of uncertainty in illness relates to those populations. The aim of this article is to explore the concept of uncertainty in illness among men...
Thesis
Mental illnesses have a large impact on individuals, their families and friends and communities. People living with mental illness often face discrimination and not the least within the health-care system. However, there is an ongoing shift from a paternalistic to a person-centred approach in the treatment of people living with mental illness. User...
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In mental health nursing, recovery-orientation is regarded as a best practice approach for patient care. To assess the effect of an intervention utilising a recovery-oriented approach in acute practice, a controlled pilot trial was conducted. On intervention wards, mental health nurses received special training. Recovery Self-Assessment Scale was u...
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Zusammenfassung. Matrix ist nicht nur bekannt als virtuelles Konstrukt einer imaginären Welt aus dem gleichnamigen Film, sondern ist auch eine Organisationsform in Unternehmen. Konsequent umgesetzt bietet sie im Gesundheitswesen erstaunliche Chancen für die Positionierung und Entwicklungen der Berufsgruppe der Pflege, wie das Beispiel der Integrier...
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Psychiatrische Pflege muss immer auch die körperliche Gesundheit des Patienten berücksichtigen. Was wie eine Selbstverständlichkeit klingt, liegt in vielen Kliniken im Argen. Auch in der Schweiz gibt es Anlass zur Nachbesserung, obwohl das Fachwissen über körperliche Erkrankungen dort zur Grundausbildung aller Pflegenden gehört. In der Integrierten...
Thesis
Nurses are dealing with unique human beings and their experiences of or responses to actual or potential life events and health problems. Sexual identity is one of the aspects that make a person whole and unique. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and transsexual (LGBT) persons are part of our world and live in our societies. Therefore, the specif...

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Projects (2)
Project
Aimed specifically at PhD students, the annual STTI 'Postgraduate Student Virtual Scholarly event,' connects PhD students across Europe. Initiated in 2014 by Professor Joy Merell (Swansea University, UK), the event is an opportunity to meet fellow PhD students from across Europe and share experiences and current developments in nursing research. This event is also a chance to present part of a thesis in an online environment with peers from all around Europe and discuss all aspects relevant to PhD research in a friendly and supportive atmosphere. In addition, all submissions receive individual feedback to improve abstract writing. Abstract submission will be open till 30th September 2019 Save the date: 6th November 2019, 12:00 – 14:00 (GMT) Venue: Check with your local STTI committee
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Aimed specifically at PhD students, the annual STTI 'Postgraduate Student Virtual Scholarly event,' connects PhD students across Europe. Initiated in 2014 by Professor Joy Merell (Swansea University, UK), the event provides an opportunity to hone presentation skills and discuss all aspects relevant to PhD research in a friendly and supportive atmosphere. In addition, all submissions receive individual feedback to improve abstract writing.