Offering therapy for chronically ill people and caring for them in line with their needs is one of the major challenges facing the Swiss healthcare system – including in the domain of nursing.
The demands placed on nursing personnel are constantly increasing. Regardless of whether nurses work in hospitals or are active in long-term or ambulant care, diverse, clinically enhanced expertise is essential. Further, the effective alleviation of patients’ disease-related conditions and suffering demands close cooperation with doctors and other professionals, as well as a strong interest in the insights gained from nursing research.
The responses of the Institute of Nursing Science of the University of Basel (INS) to these challenges are as follows…»