Prof. Dr. Sabine Hahn

Prof. Dr. Sabine Hahn

Head of School of Nursing, Division Head of Applied Research & Development in Nursing

Prof. Sabine Hahn (PhD, CNS,RN) heads the School of Nursing and the Unit of Applied Research in Nursing at Bern University of Applied Sciences. She started her career more than 40 years ago as psychiatric nurse, working from 1985 until 1999 in direct care. She has been conducting research in the areas of violence, coercion, and de-escalation in healthcare, to counter shortage of health workforce and, in quality development in nursing. She is also a pioneer of collaboration with patients in research, teaching and service. She is a founding member of the research group Health Care Communication Design at BFH and Scholar of the Swiss Center for Design and Health. works on the influence of communication design on quality of care. Sabine Hahn is a visiting professor at Bournemouth University (UK) and Editor of of scientific and professional journals.