Curriculum vitae

Dr. Cornelia Mahler M.A. RN
Upper Ferntree Gully, Australia

address University Hospital Heidelberg, Dept. of General Practice and Health Services Research
phone +49 (0)6221 56 6264
fax +49 (0)6221 56 1972
mail cornelia.mahlerATmed.uni-heidelberg.de

Mahler
until 1977 Bayswater South Primary School, Donvale High School, Australia
June 1983 Abitur, Gymnasium Pullach, Germany
1984 - 1987 Nursing Training in Heidelberg: Schwesternschule der Universität Heidelberg
1992 - 1999

Master of Educational Science (MA), University Heidelberg

1987 - 2000

Staff nurse on various wards at the University Hospital Heidelberg,

  • Ludolf-Krehl-Klinik, Station Friedreich
  • Ludolf-Krehl-Klinik, CCU
  • Kopfklinik Heidelberg, A&E
2000 - 2005

Assistant to Director of Nursing at the University Hospital Heidelberg - Research projects and Project manager

    • Introduction of computer based nursing documentation
    • Evaluation of the Kinaesthetic-Project at the University Hospital of Heidelberg
    • The application of hydrocolloid adhesives to attach a nasal CPAP tube in a non-skin-damaging manner
    • The application of hydrocolloid dressing in the treatment of diaper rash in preterm infants
    • Balsam – Relaxation exercises for patients on a dermatological day ward
    • Coordination of international relations to Kumamoto, Japan (twin town to Heidelberg) and to the Hamad medical Cooperation, Qatar
    • Merging of Nursing and Health Schools to an Academy of Health Professions at the University Hospital of Heidelberg
Current Position

Research Fellow

University of Heidelberg Hospital / Dept. of General Practice and Health Services Research
Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg, Abteilung Allgemeinmedizin und Versorgungsforschung

December 2009

PhD Medical Faculty,University of Heidelberg

Doctoral thesis: Medication counselling in general practice: Development of an instrument and patient assessment.

Research Interests

  • Interprofessional Education and interprofessional Communication
  • Medication communication
  • Nursing assessment
  • Postgraduate education in General Practice and Integrated Care
since 2011

Coordinator: Bachelor Interprofessional Health Care

Member in Professional Organizations

last update 26. September 2015
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