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Dr. Franzisca Domeisen Benedetti PhD

Dr. Franzisca Domeisen Benedetti

Dr. Franzisca Domeisen Benedetti PhD

ZHAW School of Health Sciences
Institute of Nursing
Katharina-Sulzer-Platz 9
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 43 17

Work at ZHAW


Research Associate, MSc and Nursing Research & Development

Education and Continuing education


Senior Researcher
ZHAW, Institute of Nursing
09 / 2018 - today

Educational background

Social Science:
2013-2018 PH.D. in Organisation Studies and Cultural Theory at University of St. Gallen
2000-2006 MA in Sociology, Work and Organizational Psychology, Social and Preventive Medicine

1987-1990 Training as RN HF (KWS) at School of Nursing at Eastern Switzerland Pediatric Hospital St. Gallen

Clinical Research:
2016 GCP Course

2010 Train the Teachers Courses

Membership of networks



Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed
Books and monographs, peer-reviewed
Book parts, peer-reviewed
Other publications
Oral conference contributions and abstracts

Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

Domeisen Benedetti F. Communication and interaction at the end of life – a sociological review of institutional Palliative Care. 2018.

Eychmüller S, Domeisen Benedetti F, Latten R, Tal K, Walker J, Costantini M. Diagnosing dying in cancer patients - a systematic literature review. European Journal of Palliative Care 2013; 20:292-296.

Domeisen Benedetti F, Raijmakers N J, Bragg C, Galushko M, Jorge M, Lundh Hagelin C, Popa Velea O, Romotzky V, Schuler S, Mason S M, Lindqvist O. OPCARE9 – How to develop junior researcher in palliative care projects. European Journal of Palliative Care 2012; 19:127-130.

Raijmakers N, Galushko M, Domeisen Benedetti F, Beccaro M, Lundh Hagelin C, Lindqvist O, Popa-Velea O, Romotzky V, Schuler S, Ellershaw J, Ostgathe C, OPCARE9. Quality indicators for care of cancer patients in their last days of life: literature update and experts' evaluation. J Palliat Med 2012; 15:308-16.

Domeisen Benedetti F, Ostgathe C, Clark J B, Costantini M, Daud M L, Grossenbacher-Gschwend B, Latten R, Lindqvist O, Peternelj A, Schuler S, Tal K, van der Heide A, Eychmüller S. International palliative care experts’ view on phenomena indicating the last hours and days of life. Supportive Care in Cancer 2012.

Eychmüller S; Domeisen Benedetti F: Community palliative care in Switzerland: from assessment to action. In: Participatory Research in Palliative Care - Actions and Reflections. Oxford : Oxford Universi-ty Press, 2012

Domeisen Benedetti, F. (2018). Das offene und direkte Gespräch übers Lebensende wirkt befreiend. Defacto, Argomed, 03.