Sebastian Probst

Council member

Professor in Wound Care, DClinPrac, MScN, RN

Editor of the EWMA Journal

University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland

Geneva, Switzerland

 

Present position

Associate Professor of Tissue Viability and Wound Care, Geneva School of Health Sciences, HES-SO University of Applied Sciences and Arts 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

Continuing education

2018
Good Clinical Practice (GCP) course (module 3), University Hospital of Zurich

2014
Good Clinical Practice (GCP) course (module 1 and 2), University Hospital of Zurich

2013
International Summer School, Grounded Theory in Nursing and other Health Sciences with Prof. Dr. Kathy Charmaz, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Winterthur, Switzerland

2012
Summer School, Thinking Qualitatively Workshop, International Institute of Qualitative Methodology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

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

2003
Fellowship, Wound Care Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

 

Employment history

From 2016
Associate Professor of Tissue Viability and Wound Care, Geneva School of Health Sciences, HES-SO University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland, Geneva, Switzerland

2010‐2016
Project leader wound care and lecturer, Research and Development Unit, Institute of Nursing, Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW), Winterthur, Switzerland

2004‐2010
Research associate and person in charge for wound care, Wound Care Outpatient Clinics, Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale, Bellinzona, Switzerland

2001‐2004
Deputy charge nurse and instructor, Septic orthopedic ward and wound care clinic, University Clinic Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland


Current research

  • Wound care and informatics
  • Wound care in the home care setting
  • Palliative wound care – recommendations for clinical practice
  • Quality of life, social support and self-efficacy of patients and their informal carers with chronic and palliative wounds
  • Experiences of patients and their informal carers with chronic and palliative wounds

 

List of ongoing research projects

https://www.hesge.ch/heds/annuaire/sebastian-probst


Publications

https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9603-1570

 

Institutional responsibilities

From 2019
Ra&D HES-SO Council Member (health research), HES-SO University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland, Delémont, Switzerland

From 2016
Ra&D School Council Member, Geneva School of Health Sciences, HES-SO University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland, Geneva, Switzerland

 

Individual scientific expertise activities

From 2017
Editor of the Journal of EMWA

From 2014
Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal Wundmanagement