EWMA Conference 2018

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Sebastian Probst

Council member

DClinPrac, RN

Sebastian Probst, Council member

Professor in Wound Care, DClinPrac, RN

University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland

Geneva, Switzerland

 

Present position

Professor in Wound Care, University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland, Geneva, Switzerland

 

Academic education 

Graduate
2007
2010 Doctorate in Clinical Practice (DClinPrac), University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
2003
2005 Master in Nursing Science, University of Basel, Switzerland
Undergraduate
2002
2003 Bachelor in Nursing Science, University of Basel, Switzerland
1996
2000 General Nursing Education, School of Nursing Zurich, SwitzerlandInstitute of Nursing, Winterthur, Switzerland

Training Background

2016-today Professor in Wound Care at the University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland, Geneva, Switzerland

2014 Co-deputy president of the Swiss Association for Wound Healing

2014 Good Clinical Practice (GCP) course (module 1 and 2)

2011-2012 CAS University Didactic, Zurich University of Teacher Education (PH Zurich)

2011 Elected as a council member of the European Wound Management Association (EWMA) (three year term)
2011 Member of the editorial board of the journal "Wundmanagement"
2011 Member of the accreditation workgroup of the European Oncology Nursing Society (EONS)
2010
2016 postdoctoral Fellow, Research and Development Unit, Institute of Nursing, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Winterthur, Switzerland
2004
2010 Research associate and person in charge for wound care, Wound Care Outpatient Clinic, Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale, Bellinzona, Switzerland
2003 Fellowship, Wound Care Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
2001
2004 Deputy charge nurse and instructor, Septic orthopedic ward and wound care clinic, University Clinic Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland



Current research

  • Occurrence of recurrent leg ulcers – the relationship between self-efficacy, social support and quality of life
  • Longitudinal randomized controlled trial with the aim of testing an outpatient program that consists of an education program in the outpatient setting (SNF-project)
  • Occurrence of recurrent leg ulcers – the relationship between self-efficacy, social support and quality of life
  • Quality of life of patients with a palliative wound


Publications

  • Probst, S., Grocott, P., Graham, T., & Gethin, G. (2015). Recommendations for the Care of Patients with Malignant Fungating Wounds. EONS, in press.
  • Keller-Senn, A., Probst, S., Mahrer Imhof, R. & Imhof, L. (2015). Nurse led education program enhancing foot care self-efficacy in high risk diabetes population: pilot randomized controlled study. International Diabetes Nursing, in press
  • Müller Staub, M., Zigan, N., Händler-Schuster, D., Probst, S. Monego, R. & Imhof, L. (2015). Umsorgt werden und umsorgen: Leben mit mehreren Langzeiterkrankungen (Leila) – Eine qualitative Studie zum Beitrag von APN in integrierter Versorgung. Pflege, 28(2), 79-91.
  • Probst, S. (2015). Wounds with exudate and odour. [Comment]. British Journal of Nursing, 24 (6), S16.
  • Probst S., Seppänen S., Gethin G. et al. (2014). EWMA Document: Home Care-Wound Care, Journal of Wound Care;23 (5 Suppl.): S1–S44.
  • Probst, S. (2014). Vom Ekel bis zum Würgereflex. Pflegezeitschrift, 6, 356-359.
  • Gethin, G., Grocott, P., Probst, S., & Clarke, E. (2014). Current practice in the management of wound odour: an International survey. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 58, 865 – 874.
  • Probst, S. (2013). Wundpflege bei Patienten mit einer fortgeschrittenen chronischen Erkrankung: Behandlungsmöglichkeiten. Onkologische Pharmazie. 3, 24-27.
  • Probst, S. (2013). Maligne Wunden – Wie bewältigen Betroffene das Kranksein. Wundmanagement. 5, 280-284.
  • Dreizler, J., Koppitz, A., Probst, S., & Mahrer-Imhof, R. (2013). Including nurses in care models for older people with mild to moderate depression: an integrative review. Journal of Clinical Nursing. doi: 10.1111/jocn.12237
  • Gottrup, F., Apelqvist, J., Bjansholt, T., Cooper, R., Moore, Z., Peters, E. J. G., & Probst, S. (2013). EWMA Document: Antimicrobials and Non-healing Wounds. Evidence, controversies and suggestions. Journal of Wound Care, 22(5), S1-S92.
  • Graham, T., Grocott, P., Probst, S., Wanklyn, S., Dawson, J., & Gethin, G. (2013). How are topical opioids used to manage painful cutaneous lesions in palliative care? A critical review. PAIN, 154(10), 1920-1928.
  • Probst, S., Arber, A., & Faithfull, S. (2013). Coping with an exulcerated breast carcinoma: an interpretative phenomenological study. Journal of Wound Care, 22(7), 352-360.
  • Probst, S., & Huljev, D. (2013). The effective management of wounds with high level of exudate. [Comment]. British Journal of Nursing, 22(6):S34.
  • Probst, S., Arber, A. & Faithfull, S. (2013). Malignant fungating wounds – the meaning of living in an unbounded body. European Journal of Oncology Nursing, 17(1):38-45.
  • Grocott, P., Gethin, G. & Probst, S. (2013). Wound Management in Advanced Illness: New Insights. Current Opinion in Supportive & Palliative Care. 7(1):101-5.
  • Probst, S. (2012). Welche Einflussfaktoren können eine Wundheilung hemmen? Wundmanagment, Supplement, 3. 78-81.
  • Probst, S. (2012). Perspektiven und Pflege von Patienten und deren Angehörigen mit einer malignen Wunde. Wundmanagement, Supplement, 2. 34-38.
  • Probst, S., Arber, A. Trojan, A. & Faithfull, S. (2012). Caring for a loved one with a malignant fungating wound. Supportive in Cancer Care, 20 (12), S. 3065 ff.
  • Probst, S. (2010). Evidence‐based management of fungating wounds. In: Palliative Wound Care Supplement: Wounds UK. ‐ Aberdeen, 2010, S. 7 ff.
  • Probst, S., Arber, A. & Faithfull, S. (2009). Malignant fungating wounds: a survey of nurses' clinical practice in Switzerland. European Journal of Oncology Nursing ‐ 13(4), S. 295 ff.
  • Probst, S. (2009). Maligne Wunden: Eine Umfrage bei Pflegenden in der klinischen Praxis in der Schweiz. Onkologiepflege: Schweiz ‐ 1, S. 10 ff.
  • Probst, S., Bornhauser, S. & Bachmann‐Mettler I. (2007) Standard „maligne Wunden“,
  • Onkologiepflege Schweiz.
  • Probst, S. & Mainetti, C. (2007). Ulcere e cicatrizzazione III.) Scelte Terapeutiche. Tribuna Medica Ticinese: Sezione Scientifica ‐ 8, S. 293 ff.

(all publications were peer-reviewed)

Awards:

    Best publication of 2014 in the journal: Pflegezeitschrift

Grants:

Project: Occurrence of recurrent leg ulcers – the relationship between self-efficacy, social support and quality of life

Sponsor:BSN Medical, Hamburg

Recommendations for the Care of Patients with Malignant Fungating Wounds
European (EONS)

Editorial Board:

Wundmanagement

Peer-reviewer for the following journals:

  • Since 2009 European Journal of Oncology Nursin
  • Since 2011 Wundmanagment
  • Since 2011 EWMA Journal
  • Since 2013 International Journal of Palliative Nursing


Membership in National and International Organizations:

  •  Vice-President of the Swiss Association for Wound Healing
  •  European Wound Management Association
  •  Swiss Association for Nursing Science
  •  European Oncology Nursing Society