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Heike Polleit

Dipl.-Pflegewirt (FH) Heike Polleit, M.A.

Head of Degree Program Midwifery


T: +43 1 606 68 77-4401
F: +43 1 606 68 77-4409

Room: D.2.12
Favoritenstraße 226
1100 Wien


Lectures 2022/23

Health Sciences

> Job profile and professional identity SE
Midwifery more

Job profile and professional identity SE

Lector: Marianne Mayer, MLS

1SWS
2ECTS

Lecture contents

The course aims to deal with the roles, tasks, concerns and values ​​of the midwifery profession on a national and international level. The students deal with the professional organizations and their anchoring in the respective health system.

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Presentation or thesis paper

Teaching methods

Lecture, discussion, group work, self-study

Language

German

> Organization of theory and practice in midwifery s…
Midwifery more

Organization of theory and practice in midwifery studies SE

Lector: Evelyn Gritsch, Daniela Kriegisch, BSc MA MHC, Dipl.-Pflegewirtin (FH) Heike Polleit, M.A., Sevan Sargis, BSc MSc, Mag.a phil. Christina Schuster-Weingartner, Bsc, Katharina Wallner

1SWS
1ECTS

Lecture contents

The course serves as an introduction and orientation in midwifery studies and the understanding of its specific curricular, organizational and content-related aspects. It should support the students in the self-organization of the individual learning process, in particular clarify the formal framework conditions for examinations and performance certificates and practical minimum requirements. The main focus is on the development of competencies in the field of university and digital learning, in particular the use of the e-learning platforms Moodle, Mahara and the university portal.

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Participation not graded

Teaching methods

Lecture, discussion, group work, self-study

Language

German

> Practical seminar with practical training 1 ILV
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Practical seminar with practical training 1 ILV

Lector: Evelyn Gritsch, Daniela Kriegisch, BSc MA MHC, Dipl.-Pflegewirtin (FH) Heike Polleit, M.A., Sevan Sargis, BSc MSc, Mag.a phil. Christina Schuster-Weingartner, Bsc, Katharina Wallner

1SWS
1ECTS

Lecture contents

The practice accompanying seminar 1 serves to ensure the theory-practice transfer through pedagogical support of the students during the practical learning phases. In the plenary session, in small groups and in distance learning systematically supervised by teachers, the practical learning phases are prepared and followed up, learning goals are defined, skills are practiced, practical experiences are reflected and concrete case studies and support processes are analyzed systematically and theory-based.

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Practice report: Documentation of the minimum requirements, support processes, case analyses, writing of practical experiences

Teaching methods

Lecture, reflection and discussion (plenum, small groups, guided self-study), distance learning

Language

German

> Internship 1 PL
Midwifery more

Internship 1 PL

0SWS
4ECTS

Lecture contents

The practical learning phase 1 enables the students to combine theoretical knowledge with practice and to practice the skills and competences required for the practice of the profession under supervision. It serves to get to know clinical organizational structures, to reflect on processes, procedures and content of clinical midwifery work as well as the guided development of job-specific skills and roles of a midwife.

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Ongoing reflection with professionals from the professional field and final assessment

Teaching methods

Targeted practical guidance; Guided and supervised application and assumption of midwifery activities in the professional field, adapted to the level of training.

Language

German

> Internship 2 PL
Midwifery more

Internship 2 PL

0SWS
8ECTS

Lecture contents

Building on the practical learning phases that have already been completed, learning phase 2 enables the students to further combine theoretical knowledge with practice and to practice the skills and competencies required for the practice of the profession under supervision. It serves to get to know clinical organizational structures, to reflect on processes, procedures and content of clinical midwifery work as well as the guided development of job-specific skills and roles of a midwife.

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Ongoing reflection with professionals from the professional field and final assessment

Teaching methods

Targeted practical guidance; Guided and supervised application and assumption of midwifery activities in the professional field, adapted to the level of training

Language

German

> Practical training 2 UE
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Practical training 2 UE

Lector: Sophie Breuer, BSc, Verena Bettina Kleinrath, BSc, Anita Oberauer-Hynek, MSc, Dipl.-Pflegewirtin (FH) Heike Polleit, M.A., Ursula Riegler, Bsc

1SWS
1ECTS

Lecture contents

Practical training 2 aims to gradually acquire, deepen and expand professional skills. In particular, the practice of skills and practical competencies in the protected framework of the third learning location (skills lab, sim lab, learning workshop) prepares the students for the respective practical learning phases of the current training semester and ensures that relevant skills and practical competencies are learned professionally and based on guidelines will.
This is further deepened within the framework of individual practical support by university lecturers and evaluated, reflected on and continuously improved in terms of quality assurance in concrete professional situations.

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Active participation and/or practical report (if practical training is not possible in the practical field)

Teaching methods

Practical training in the skills lab, practical support in the practical field
(demonstration, exercises, observation, reflection)

Language

German