Nursing Science and Gerontology

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Institute for Nursing Science

For the Institute of Nursing Science, nursing as well as preventive health care and health promotion is an overall societal responsibility, which must be researched in a scientifically sound manner in close cooperation with other disciplines.

A clear orientation towards nursing practice and the perspective of those in need of care and their relatives characterize the Institute’s activities, which is divided into four research areas.

Research Areas

Training of scientifically qualified personnel

By training scientifically qualified personnel in the health and care sector, the Institute of Nursing Science furthermore contributes to ensuring that evidence-based nursing knowledge becomes part of nursing practice and that "Evidence-based Nursing" develops into a standard in nursing care.