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FH-Prof.in Mag.a Sabine Schweiger

Head of Master´s Course Advanced Nursing Counseling, Advanced Nursing Education, Advanced Nursing Practice
Academic Staff


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Room: D.3.19
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1100 Wien


Lectures 2020/21

Applied Nursing Science

> Skills Training: Kinaesthetics, Positioning and Mo…
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Skills Training: Kinaesthetics, Positioning and Mobilisation UE

Lector: Mag.a Bettina Hojdelewicz, Silke Neumaier, BSc, Anja Katharina Patschka, BA MSc, FH-Prof.in Mag.a Sabine Schweiger, Mag.a Daniela Vitek, BSc MSc

2SWS
2ECTS

Lecture contents

Through practical exercises, the students consolidate practical handling in the following areas:
> Central content: self-perception and interaction
> Conceptual system of Kinaesthetics®
> Among others (1) basics of movement and weight levels with regard to gravity (2) movement patterns, (3) positions for the respective movement activities, (4) external factors for the promotion of movement
> Positioning techniques: VATI positioning, back, side, abdominal positioning and seated positioning modes, handling positioning aids

Assessment methods

Continual assessment

Teaching methods

Mostly activating methods

Language

German

> Palliative Care ILV
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Palliative Care ILV

Lector: FH-Prof.in Mag.a Sabine Schweiger

2SWS
2ECTS

Lecture contents

- History of hospice and palliative movements: historical and current developments of hospice and palliative care
- Selected definitions of palliative care: WHO, EAPC, Caring, Spiritual Caring
- The dying process and the stages of dying (e.g., Kübler-Ross, Renz, Jonen-Thielemann)
- Grief and mourning task models (e.g., Kast, Worden)
- Palliative care in different care contexts: care at the life-end in different institutions, at home and in emergencies, dealing with the deceased and their frame of reference with dignity
- Selected symptoms in palliative care including assessment instruments: "Total pain" and pain therapy, fatigue, diet and loss of appetite, cachexia, nausea and vomiting, constipation and diarrhoea, dyspnoea, agitation, pruritus, stomatitis and xerostomia, anxiety and depression, dehydration in the later stages of life
- Needs of the dying: physical, psychological, religious-cultural needs and spiritual accompaniment
- Psychosocial aspects: communication with the dying and severely ill, "Breaking Bad News", understanding and accompanying bereavement processes, dealing with the goodbye, and the grief of the health care staff
- Ethics in palliative care: ethical decision-making cultures, dying with dignity, the euthanasia debate, living wills and power of attorney.

Assessment methods

End of course written or oral exam

Teaching methods

Predominantly active methods

Language

German

> Skills Training: Complementary Care UE
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Skills Training: Complementary Care UE

Lector: Mag.a Monika Mayer, FH-Prof.in Mag.a Sabine Schweiger

1SWS
1ECTS

Lecture contents

> Definitions of aroma care and aromatherapy
> Safety in the use of aroma care products
> Aroma care and quality standards in health care and nursing
> Fundamentals of essential oils, fatty vegetable oils and hydrolates
> Implementation of aroma care in institutions
> Aroma care in the context of evidence based practice

> Disambiguation of therapeutic touch, complementary methods and energy medicine
> Nursing theory according to Martha Rogers
> Scientific developments of therapeutic touch based on national and international studies

Through practical exercises the students deepen the practical handling of the following main topics:
- Nursing intervention therapeutic touch - systematic structure and procedure of the therapeutic touch
- Application forms of aroma care in a professional setting
- Independent application of the aroma care in the context of nursing core competences

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment

Teaching methods

Predominantly active methods

Language

German

Publications

The publications of Sabine Schweiger written at FH Campus Wien can be found in our publication database, others in the personal web space.