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Rolf Heine


Rolf Heine (b. 1960) is a certified nurse and anthroposophic nursing specialist (IFAN). He completed his training at the Filderklinik Independent Nursing School in Filderstadt, near Stuttgart, Germany. From 1986 to 2016, Heine worked as a nurse at Filderklinik hospital, initially on the ward for internal medicine, followed by a teaching position at the Filderklinik Independent Nursing School and head of a nursing research project on the external applications of mustard and ginger. As a member of the nursing management at Filderklinik hospital, Mr. Heine was responsible for the gynecology–obstetrics, internal medicine, and oncology wards. He has many years of experience in the areas of quality assurance and nursing development. In 2012, he founded the Academy for Nursing Professions at the Filderklinik hospital and served as its director. Today he maintains the Network for Anthroposophic Nursing Care in Germany. He was a member of the board of the Association for Anthroposophic Nursing for 18 years, a member of the German Nursing Council (DPR), and a member of the board of the umbrella organization for Anthroposophic Medicine in Germany (DAMiD). He is also active as the coordinator of the International Forum for Anthroposophic Nursing (IFAN) in the Medical Section of the School for Spiritual Science at the Goetheanum and is a member of the International Coordination of Anthroposophic Medicine (IKAM). He is president of the International Council of Anthroposophic Nursing Associations (ICANA). He has published numerous contributions on the topic of anthroposophic nursing in books and professional journals. He lectures and teaches seminars in Germany and abroad.

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Author's Books

Anthroposophic Nursing Practice

Foundations and Indications for Everyday Caregiving


Handbook for Rhythmical Einreibungen

According to Wegman / Hauschka