Academic course

Child and Adolescent Nursing

part-time

 

Child and Adolescent Nursing

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Department
Applied Nursing Science
Topic
Quality of life

Highlights

  • Participation of part-time employees with 30 hours per week possible for all courses starting in the summer semester

  • Systemic focus on family-oriented approach

  • Part-time study

  • You can choose between two elective courses: elective course 1: Integrated health care, elective course 2: The sick child in the ICU or IMCU setting

     

    Facts

    Final degree

    Academic Expert Child and Adolescent Nursing

    Duration of course
    3 Semesters
    Organisational form
    part-time

    tuition fee

    No additional costs

    besides the ÖH premium/semester1

    ECTS
    75 ECTS
    Language of instruction
    German

    Application winter semester 2023/24

    1st March to 28th April 2023

    Study places

    20

    Location

    Campus Floridotower

    1 A confirmation of cost coverage by an employer is a requirement for participation.

    Why you should study with us

    360° practical training

    You will be learning in real-life situations right from the start: either with our cooperation partners or in our well-equipped functional rooms.

    Research in applied nursing

    You will gain experience and learn from others in interdisciplinary research projects.

    Study with a future

    Continue your basic education with unique continuing education opportunities for new career fields.

    Before the start of the first semester, you have the opportunity to catch up on knowledge from the areas of nursing science and research as part of a preparatory course in order to fulfill the admission requirements for the degree program or to simply refresh your knowledge. The next dates are in June 2022.

    To the preparatory course (in German)

    Curriculum

    3rd learning field kinesthetic infant handling, basal stimulation UE
    2 SWS
    2 ECTS

    3rd learning field kinesthetic infant handling, basal stimulation UE

    Lector: Marion Brandau, MSc, Rosa Holcik, MSc, Barbara Krahuletz, Sabine Namor-Ranegger, Katja Seper

    2 SWS   2 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    Students will deepen practical handling through hands-on exercises on the following key topics:
    Basal Stimulation®:
    - Components (attitude, competence, technique) of Basal Stimulation® in children.
    - Experiences and basal stimulating offers in the somatic, vibratory, vestibular, auditory, audiorhythmic, oral/olfactory, tactile-haptic, visual area
    - Basic principles and aspects of quality touch, constancy of touch, intensity of contact in children
    - Unfolding, development-promoting and withdrawal-accompanying offer
    - Boundary positioning
    Kinesthetic Infant Handling®:
    - Principles of Kinesthetic Infant Handling.
    - Process of active movement learning
    - Handling during movement in bed, positioning, movement of the pelvis and upper body, sitting, transfer and mobilisation in children

    Assessment methods

    Continuous assessment

    Teaching methods

    Mainly activating methods

    Language

    German

    Counseling and promotion of the health literacy of families with their child in different age groups ILV
    3 SWS
    3 ECTS

    Counseling and promotion of the health literacy of families with their child in different age groups ILV

    Lector: Mag.a Bettina Friedlmayer, Silke Neumaier, BSc MSc, Anita Roch, BSc, MSc, Dipl.Pflegepädagogin Kathrin Schmück

    3 SWS   3 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    - Cognitive development of children according to Piaget's stage model
    - Motor development of children
    - Language development of children
    - Psychosocial development
    - Care of newborns and infants according to kinaesthetic principles (dressing and undressing, bathing, changing, carrying, positioning in bed, handling)
    - Observation of healthy children (vital signs, skin color, sleep behavior, digestion)
    - Prevention of SIDS
    - Fever and fever-reducing measures, febrile convulsion
    - crying - writing baby
    - Adaptation disorders in the newborn
    - Bonding in the newborn
    - Transition from the couple role to the parent role
    - Care measures for the mildly ill child including instructions for caregivers
    - Accident prevention with children
    - Repetition of Friedemann, view of the family from a systemic point of view
    - Talking and counselling aspects

    Assessment methods

    Module exam

    Teaching methods

    Mainly activating methods

    Language

    German

    Nutrition ILV
    1 SWS
    1 ECTS

    Nutrition ILV

    Lector: Mag.a Bettina Friedlmayer, Silke Neumaier, BSc MSc, Dipl.Pflegepädagogin Kathrin Schmück

    1 SWS   1 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    - Breastfeeding and breastfeeding management
    - Formulas
    - Administration and preparation of formula feeds
    - Supplementary food
    - Administration of complementary foods
    - Baby-led weaning
    - Infant food
    - Healthy nutrition in infancy
    - Dietary forms in childhood (diarrhoea, coeliac disease, metabolism e.g. PKU, ...)
    - Conversation and counselling with regard to nutrition

    Assessment methods

    Module exam

    Teaching methods

    Mainly activating methods

    Language

    German

    Complementary medical methods in children VO
    1 SWS
    1 ECTS

    Complementary medical methods in children VO

    Lector: Dr.med. Thomas Vogel, Dr. med. Martin Wernhart, Mag Priska Wikus, MSc

    1 SWS   1 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    - Bio-psycho-socio-cultural view of human beings
    - Health and salutogenesis
    - Homeopathic treatment methods
    - Osteopathy in paediatrics and adolescent medicine
    - Basics for individual vaccination decisions of parents
    - Spectrum of complementary medicine methods and fields of application

    Assessment methods

    Final exam
    written examination

    Teaching methods

    Mainly activating methods

    Language

    German

    Internship 1 PR
    0 SWS
    7 ECTS

    Internship 1 PR

    0 SWS   7 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    The participants will be guided to:
    - Implementation of the theoretical course content (theory-practice transfer) in all internship areas defined for the achievement of competence:
    (1) Nursing care in the general pediatric field such as nursing care in gastroenterology, oncology, cardiology, endocrinology, etc.
    (2) Nursing in the paediatric surgical field (e.g. paediatric surgery departments)
    (3) Nursing in the neonatological area (e.g. neonatal wards, neonatological intermediate care wards or neonatological intensive care units)
    (4) Outpatient/mobile care (e.g. home health care, outpatient clinics).
    Optionally and complementarily also in areas such as freelance nursing, public health services, ordinaries and group practices and other care settings related to health and paediatric nursing.

    - Implementing and identifying health risks and resources and taking measures to prevent accidents and illness.
    - Maintaining a training log in the form of a placement handbook, which provides a guide to all placement training.
    - Encouraging personal commitment to learning and ensuring learning progress in the above areas, as well as reflecting on the experience gained in the relevant vocational field.
    - Application and consolidation of the skills acquired in the course for Basal Stimulation® and Kinesthetic Infant Handling®.

    Assessment methods

    Continuous assessment
    Immanent examination character and internship assessment

    Teaching methods

    Clinical internship

    Language

    German

    Qualitative research methods ILV
    1 SWS
    1 ECTS

    Qualitative research methods ILV

    Lector: FH-Prof.in Mag.a Dr.in Simone Grandy, Diamonde Kullnig, MSc

    1 SWS   1 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    - Basics of qualitative research
    - Quality criteria of qualitative research
    - Overview of qualitative research methods in nursing science (focus groups, narrative interview, episodic interview, observation)
    - Overview of selected qualitative evaluation methods in nursing science (grounded theory, content analysis, topic analysis)
    - Exemplary evaluation of interview excerpts with content analysis methods
    - Presentation of software programs for qualitative data analysis (MAXQDA®, ATLAS.ti®)
    - Planning and procedure of the qualitative research process
    - Research ethics

    Assessment methods

    Module exam

    Teaching methods

    Lecture with activating methods

    Language

    German

    Quantitative research methods and statistics ILV
    1 SWS
    1 ECTS

    Quantitative research methods and statistics ILV

    Lector: FH-Prof.in Mag.a Dr.in Simone Grandy, Wolfgang Korbel-Schindler, BScN, MSc

    1 SWS   1 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    - Basics of quantitative research and planning of research projects
    - Quality criteria of quantitative research
    - Concepts of sample selection
    - Basics of questionnaire construction
    - Overview of quantitative research designs in nursing science (experimental designs such as RCT or quasi-experiment; non-experimental designs such as correlation studies or meta-analyses)
    - Basics of descriptive statistics (statistical parameters and measures of dispersion)
    - Basics of inferential statistics (significance, correlation, hypothesis testing, frequency and cross-tabulations)
    - Introduction to software programs for quantitative data analysis (SPSS® and Microsoft® Exel®)
    - Research ethics

    Assessment methods

    Module exam

    Teaching methods

    Lecture with activating methods

    Language

    German

    Special pathology, diagnosis and therapy VO
    5 SWS
    5 ECTS

    Special pathology, diagnosis and therapy VO

    Lector: Assoz. Prof. Andreas Hanslik, Dr. med. Herbert Kliment, Dr.med.univ Leonore Müller, AO Univ. Prof. Dr. Christian Popow, Univ.Prof. Dr. Ulrike Salzer, Dr.med.univ., PhD Elisabeth Salzer, Dr. med.univ. Caspar Wiener

    5 SWS   5 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    - Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine in the 21st Century from the Perspective of Pediatrics
    - Cultural, religious and intra-familial diversity, social factors and their influence on child health
    - Hereditary factors/congenital malformations/pregnancy-related diseases and their influence on child health
    - Communication, physical examination, developmental assessment
    - Pain - assessment and management
    - "Classic" childhood illnesses and other common infectious diseases of infancy
    - Adaptation and health-promoting measures in the healthy newborn or mother
    - Family-centered care of the infant (in the 1st year of life)
    - Family-centered care of the toddler and preschool child (1-6 years of age)
    - Focus topic Special problems of early childhood
    - Family-centred care of the school child (6-14 years)
    - Family-centered care of the adolescent
    - Family-centered care of the child with chronic/complex illness, disability, life-limiting and life-threatening condition
    - Impact of cognitive/sensory impairment (disability) on child and family
    - The child in the inpatient setting of the hospital
    - The child with renal dysfunction
    - The child with a gastrointestinal disorder

    - The child with a respiratory tract disorder
    - The child with heart disease
    - The child with a (benign) haematological or immunological disease
    - The transplanted child
    - The child with cancer
    - The child with (acute) neurological symptoms
    - The child with an endocrine disease
    - The child with a metabolic disorder
    - The child with a skin disease
    - The child with a musculo-skeletal disease, joint disease
    - The child with a (neuro-)muscular disease
    - Global challenges-Outlook
    - A better future for children (data WHO, Unicef, Statistik Austria)

    Assessment methods

    Final exam

    Teaching methods

    Mainly activating methods

    Language

    German

    Scientific work ILV
    2 SWS
    2 ECTS

    Scientific work ILV

    Lector: Julia Hiesberger, BSc, Mag.a Astrid Sobczak

    2 SWS   2 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    - Criteria for scientific work
    - Correct citation according to the guidelines of the Department of Applied Nursing Science
    - Topic identification and concretization
    - Literature research and procurement
    - Structure of scientific publications with the EMED format and research process
    - Standardized evaluation tools for the quality of scientific publications
    - Planning of a scientific paper and preparation of an exposé

    Assessment methods

    Module exam

    Teaching methods

    Mainly activating methods

    Language

    German

    3rd learning field Emergency management including interprofessional SIM training including specific skills UE
    1 SWS
    1 ECTS

    3rd learning field Emergency management including interprofessional SIM training including specific skills UE

    Lector: Marion Brandau, MSc, Claudia Chlebecek, MSc

    1 SWS   1 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    - ERC GUIDLINES Paediatrics ( Update March 2021)
    - Pediatric Emergencies
    - Closed Loop
    - 10 for 10
    - Human factors
    - Paediatric life support
    - Emergency trolley, emergency kit
    - Special pediatric skills (lumbar puncture, inhalations...)

    Assessment methods

    Continuous assessment

    Teaching methods

    Simulation training, skills training, video analysis

    Language

    German

    The chronically sick child ILV
    1 SWS
    1 ECTS

    The chronically sick child ILV

    Lector: Gabriele Sticher

    1 SWS   1 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    - Lifeworld-oriented concept for the chronically ill child
    - Nursing models of chronic diseases ZB Corbin & Strauss
    - Diabetes mellitus type 1, selected nursing phenomena, contents of diabetes training, handling of pen, insulin pumps, ...
    - Child with polyarthritis - nursing phenomenon chronic pain (perception, assessment, non-drug measures for pain relief)
    - Transition
    - Effects of the disease on everyday life (autonomy aspiration vs. dependence)
    - Effects of the disease on the family system (risk of poverty, leisure time activities, isolation)
    - Coping strategies of families
    - Explanatory models for illness
    - Resources of children on a psychosocial level
    - Support services (MOKI, self-help groups)
    - Discharge management
    - E-health -quality criteria, possibilities and opportunities through digitalisation
    - Role of the nurse in the intraprofessional context
    - Examples of innovative measures and strategies in the care of chronically ill children (e.g.: Collegial nursing rounds, educational concepts; ANP counselling for families with chronically ill children, ...).
    - ethical aspects

    Assessment methods

    Continuous assessment

    Teaching methods

    Mainly activating methods

    Language

    German

    The child with heart disease and the operated child ILV
    2 SWS
    2 ECTS

    The child with heart disease and the operated child ILV

    Lector: Mag. phil. Manuela Aigner, Mag. Verena Preisl, Dipl.Pflegepädagogin Kathrin Schmück

    2 SWS   2 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    - perioperative care of children
    - Peripheral venous access
    - drains, catheters and probes in children
    - distancing of the child including shame
    - Perioperative anxiety of children
    - Acute pain including assessment tools
    - Administration of medication in children
    - Non-violent restraint of children during medical and nursing interventions
    - Monitoring of operated and cardiac children
    - Observation criteria of the cardiovascular system in children and resulting nursing measures
    - Specific nursing measures for children with heart disease
    - Role of the nurse in diagnosis and therapy of operated and heart diseased children

    Assessment methods

    Final exam

    Teaching methods

    Mainly activating methods

    Language

    German

    The child in a psychosocial crisis ILV
    2 SWS
    2 ECTS

    The child in a psychosocial crisis ILV

    Lector: Univ.Prof.Dr. Andrea Berzlanovich, Lena Fiserova, Lena Maria Führer, MSc, Hans Peter Köllner, BSc MSc, Mag. Verena Preisl, Anita Roch, BSc, MSc, Dipl.Pflegepädagogin Kathrin Schmück, Dipl. Sozialarbeiterin Sabine Skop

    2 SWS   2 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    - Developmental psychology with special emphasis on cognitive and social developmental changes in Asperger's and autism syndromes and social behavior disorders.
    - Hospitalism and deprivation
    - Child welfare endangerment and child removal
    - Early childhood attachment disorders, writing babies and the shaking trauma
    - Emotional abuse, parentification and the phenomenon of young carers
    - Extramural counselling and care services and facilities for the protection of child welfare using the example of family helpers
    - Care of infants, children and adolescents in the course of out-of-home placement, crisis intervention and institutional care in children's homes
    - Nursing care in cases of substance abuse and support of the family and reference system including drug prevention
    - Care for school absenteeism and support for family and caregivers, including bullying prevention.
    - Nursing care for enuresis and encopresis and counselling and education of the family and reference system in the corresponding nursing care.
    - Nursing care for selected clinical pictures in child and adolescent psychiatry, such as eating disorders and personality development disorders, as well as the nursing care derived from these, using the DBT-A concept as an example.
    - Acute crisis of children and adolescents, suicidality and suicide prevention in childhood and adolescence and the resulting nursing care
    - Minority and majority, liability law, legal capacity and legal framework for youth welfare with the law on accommodation and measures restricting freedom in childhood and adolescence.
    - Professional role in the inter- and multiprofessional team in the intra- and extramural area including historical development
    - Family crisis and family dynamic adjustment processes in the course of crises
    - family adjustment management in the case of long-term stress in children with disabilities, children with chronic illnesses and children with psychosomatic/psychiatric illnesses
    - New media and digitalisation as a risk of illness and their associated potential for health promotion

    Assessment methods

    Continuous assessment

    Teaching methods

    Predominantly with active methods through lectures, group work, discussion, work assignments with feedback, case solutions, problem-based learning.

    Language

    German

    The child with a disability and the child requiring rehabilitation ILV
    2 SWS
    2 ECTS

    The child with a disability and the child requiring rehabilitation ILV

    Lector: Marion Brandau, MSc, Claudia Chlebecek, MSc

    2 SWS   2 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    - Nursing care for selected clinical pictures such as inflammatory CNS diseases, seizure disorders, hydrocephalus, infantile cerebral palsy and spina bifida/meningomyelocele.
    - Care of the infant, child and adolescent following the placement of a cerebral shunt or related surgical correction.
    - Special spasticity and dysphagia management in infants, children and adolescents with neuropaediatric disorders.
    - Needs assessment, education and counselling of relatives for the assumption of nursing activities in children and adolescents with neuropaediatric diseases in the intra- and extramural area.
    - Discharge management and interface management with mobile services
    - extramural care financing using the example of care allowance classification and the increased child allowance
    - Assessment of vigilance, cognition and perception and recognition of signs of intracranial pressure
    - Assessment of the need for support in the case of visual and hearing impairments and the derivation of nursing measures as well as the need for education and counselling of the patients and their families or caregivers.
    - Measures for neuropediatric rehabilitation, remobilization and resocialization of infants, children and adolescents
    - Family-oriented rehabilitation
    - Inclusion of children and adolescents with physical and/or mental disabilities
    - family adjustment management in cases of long-term stress
    - Aspects of transcultural care and ethical aspects in the context of neuropaediatric diseases

    Assessment methods

    Final exam

    Teaching methods

    mainly activating methods, group exercises, practical exercises, problem-based learning

    Language

    German

    The child with an oncological disease ILV
    1 SWS
    1 ECTS

    The child with an oncological disease ILV

    Lector: Manuela Stricker

    1 SWS   1 ECTS

    Lecture contents


    Overview of nursing focal points in the context of pediatric oncological diseases

    - Significance of an oncological disease for the child/adolescent and his/her reference system in physical, psychological, emotional and social terms (bullying, regression, loss of developmental milestones, cancer survivor)
    - Effects of oncological therapies on ATLs (nutrition, mucositis, excretions...)
    - Specifics of pain management in pediatric oncological care
    - Observation, recognition of reactions as well as nursing interventions in bone marrow depression (immunosuppression), stem cell transplantation
    - The care of central venous catheters in oncological pediatrics (Broviac catheter or Hickman catheter, Port-à-Cath (PAC))
    - Guidelines for the handling of cytostatic drugs as well as special features during administration
    - Advice, training and guidance for families

    Psychosocial care in a multi-professional and interdisciplinary context (e.g. school, kindergarten teachers, music therapy, social workers) with a focus on the entire family.

    Humour concepts in paediatric nursing in the context of a life-threatening illness

    Assessment methods

    Continuous assessment
    Written or oral final examination

    Teaching methods

    Mainly activating methods

    Language

    German

    The child requiring palliative care ILV
    1 SWS
    1 ECTS

    The child requiring palliative care ILV

    Lector: Gabriele Sticher

    1 SWS   1 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    - Development of children's and adolescents' understanding of death (concepts of death)
    - Dying in different cultures in children and adolescents
    - Children's hospice and palliative care in paediatrics in Austria
    - Extramural care of children and adolescents with life-limiting illnesses (EOP, MOMO)
    - Needs of children and adolescents in the palliative phase
    - symptom management in paediatric palliative care (dyspnoea, gastrointestinal complaints, pain.)
    - palliative pain management
    - Life goals and finality
    - Ethical aspects: Truth and truthfulness, dependency relationship of the child to the family.
    - mourning and farewell rituals (for example emergency baptism)
    - verbal/non verbal communication & conversation (atmosphere, space, time)
    - Supportive offers for the family system after the death of a child
    - Psychosocial aspects in paediatric palliative care
    - Psychohygiene (forms of coping) in the professional role
    - Guidelines for the care of the dead in institutional and home settings in children and adolescents (care of deceased newborns)
    - Emergency baptism and appropriate rituals according to religion and culture

    Assessment methods

    Continuous assessment

    Teaching methods

    Lecture with activating methods

    Language

    German

    Neonatology VO
    1 SWS
    1 ECTS

    Neonatology VO

    Lector: Claudia Chlebecek, MSc, Lena Maria Führer, MSc, Dr. med. univ. Katharina Goeral

    1 SWS   1 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    - Preterm birth: causes, diagnosis, prognosis, monitoring
    - Pharmacology in neonatology
    Special complications (definition, etiology, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, therapy, care, prognosis, prevention):
    - Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD)
    - Intestinal perforation
    - Hyperbilirubinemia
    - Cerebral hemorrhage (including External Ventricular Drainage - EVD)
    - Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC)
    - Pulmonary Hypertension (PHT)
    - Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS)

    - Ethical Aspects

    Assessment methods

    Final exam

    Teaching methods

    Theory input through various media tools (presentations, video clips, etc.)
    Predominantly activating methods (case analyses, discussions)

    Language

    German

    Caring for preterm babies ILV
    2 SWS
    2 ECTS

    Caring for preterm babies ILV

    Lector: Marion Brandau, MSc

    2 SWS   2 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    - Delirium management
    - Initial care of a premature baby
    - Neonatal abstinence syndrome
    - Nursing care in neonatology with focus on special features of premature infant care incl. thermoregulation
    - Pain management in preterm infants: medicinal, non-medicinal
    - Monitoring parameters in neonatology (monitoring)
    - Ethical aspects in the course of nursing care

    Assessment methods

    Final exam

    Teaching methods

    Theory input through various media tools (presentations, video clips, etc.)
    Predominantly activating methods (case analyses, discussions)

    Language

    German

    Internship 2 PR
    0 SWS
    8 ECTS

    Internship 2 PR

    0 SWS   8 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    The participants will be guided to:
    - Implementation of the theoretical course content (theory-practice transfer) in all internship areas defined for the achievement of competence:
    (1) Nursing care in the general pediatric field such as nursing care in gastroenterology, oncology, cardiology, endocrinology, etc.
    (2) Nursing in the paediatric surgical field (e.g. paediatric surgery departments)
    (3) Nursing in the neonatological area (e.g. neonatal wards, neonatological intermediate care wards or neonatological intensive care units)
    (4) Outpatient/mobile care (e.g. home health care, outpatient clinics).
    Optionally and complementarily also in areas such as freelance nursing, public health services, ordinaries and group practices and other care settings related to health and paediatric nursing.

    - Implementing and identifying health risks and resources and taking measures to prevent accidents and illness.
    - Maintaining a training log in the form of a placement handbook, which provides a guide to all placement training.
    - Encouraging personal commitment to learning and ensuring learning progress in the above areas, as well as reflecting on the experience gained in the relevant vocational field.
    - Application and consolidation of the skills acquired in the course for Basal Stimulation and Kinesthetic Infant Handling.
    - Application and deepening of the skills acquired in the simulation training course
    - Application of the skills acquired in the 3rd learning location Emergency Management

    Assessment methods

    Continuous assessment
    Immanent examination character and internship assessment

    Teaching methods

    Clinical internship

    Language

    German

    3rd learning field supervision and family discussions UE
    1 SWS
    1 ECTS

    3rd learning field supervision and family discussions UE

    Lector: Anita Roch, BSc, MSc, Mag.a Ingrid Slavicky

    1 SWS   1 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    - Supervision
    - Calgary Assessment and Calgary Intervention Model
    - Factors and components (structure, development, function) of assessment
    - Apply specific techniques and tools such as genograms, ecograms, ecomap, 15-minute interview
    - Circular questioning, appreciation in the context of the 15 minute family conversation
    - Independently conduct a 15-minute family conversation as part of a practicum with final reflection with a teacher

    Assessment methods

    Continuous assessment

    Teaching methods

    Mainly activating methods, discussion, work assignments with feedback, group exercises, case solutions

    Language

    German

    Thesis on chosen focus areas and accompanying seminar SE
    0.5 SWS
    5 ECTS

    Thesis on chosen focus areas and accompanying seminar SE

    Lector: Mag.a Bettina Friedlmayer

    0.5 SWS   5 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    - Discussion of basic literature
    - Elaboration of an exposé
    - Presentation and discussion of the research project

    Assessment methods

    Final exam
    Final thesis and final examination

    Teaching methods

    Individual work, feedback, peer feedback, discussion

    Language

    German

    Final examination by commission according to the Health and Nursing Special Tasks Regulation (GuK-SV) as amended AP
    0 SWS
    2 ECTS

    Final examination by commission according to the Health and Nursing Special Tasks Regulation (GuK-SV) as amended AP

    0 SWS   2 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    - Presentation of the key points of the thesis
    - Examination discussion and demonstration of in-depth knowledge of a related topic relevant to the final paper
    - Cross connections to the care of healthy children
    - Cross connections to the care of prematurely born children
    - Cross-references to the care of children with life-threatening illnesses
    - Cross-references to the care of children in special situations

    Assessment methods

    Final exam
    Commission final examination

    Language

    German

    Internship 3 PR
    0 SWS
    10 ECTS

    Internship 3 PR

    0 SWS   10 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    The participants will be guided to:
    - Implementation of the theoretical course content (theory-practice transfer) in all internship areas defined for the achievement of competence:
    (1) Nursing care in the general pediatric field such as nursing care in gastroenterology, oncology, cardiology, endocrinology, etc.
    (2) Nursing in the paediatric surgical field (e.g. paediatric surgery departments)
    (3) Nursing in the neonatological area (e.g. neonatal wards, neonatological intermediate care wards or neonatological intensive care units)
    (4) Outpatient/mobile care (e.g. home health care, outpatient clinics).
    Optionally and complementarily also in areas such as freelance nursing, public health services, ordinaries and group practices and other care settings related to health and paediatric nursing.

    - Implementing and identifying health risks and resources and taking measures to prevent accidents and illness.
    - Maintaining a training log in the form of a placement handbook, which provides a guide to all placement training.
    - Encouraging personal commitment to learning and ensuring learning progress in the above areas, as well as reflecting on the experience gained in the relevant vocational field.
    - Application and consolidation of the skills acquired in the course for Basal Stimulation and Kinesthetic Infant Handling.
    - Application and deepening of the skills acquired in the simulation training course
    - Application of the skills acquired in the 3rd learning location Emergency Management

    Assessment methods

    Continuous assessment
    Immanent examination character and internship assessment

    Teaching methods

    Clinical internship

    Language

    German

    Internship 4 PR
    0 SWS
    11 ECTS

    Internship 4 PR

    0 SWS   11 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    The participants will be guided to:
    - Implementation of the theoretical course content (theory-practice transfer) in all internship areas defined for the achievement of competence:
    (1) Nursing care in the general pediatric field such as nursing care in gastroenterology, oncology, cardiology, endocrinology, etc.
    (2) Nursing in the paediatric surgical field (e.g. paediatric surgery departments)
    (3) Nursing in the neonatological area (e.g. neonatal wards, neonatological intermediate care wards or neonatological intensive care units)
    (4) Ambulatory/mobile care (e.g. home health care, outpatient clinics).
    Optionally and complementarily also in areas such as freelance nursing, public health services, ordinaries and group practices and other care settings related to health and paediatric nursing.

    - Implementing and identifying health risks and resources and taking measures to prevent accidents and illness.
    - Maintaining a training log in the form of a placement handbook, which provides a guide to all placement training.
    - Encouraging personal commitment to learning and ensuring learning progress in the above areas, as well as reflecting on the experience gained in the relevant vocational field.
    - Application and consolidation of the skills acquired in the course for Basal Stimulation and Kinesthetic Infant Handling.
    - Application and deepening of the skills acquired in the simulation training course
    - Application of the skills acquired in the 3rd learning location Emergency Management

    Assessment methods

    Continuous assessment
    Immanent examination character and internship assessment

    Teaching methods

    Clinical internship

    Language

    German

    Semester dates
    Start winter semester 2022/23 - attendance only possible for full-time employees

    1st semester: winter semester 2022/2023: 7th September 2022 to 29th January 2023
    2nd semester: summer semester 2023: 15th February to 9th July 2023
    3rd semester: winter semester 2023/24: 6th Sepember 2023 to 28th January 2024

    Schedule of the winter semester for full-time employees (PDF 282 KB, content only available in German )

    Start: summer semester 2023 - attendance also possible for part-time employees (minimum 30 hours per week)

    1st semester: summer semester 2023: 1st March to 13th August 2023
    2nd semester: winter semester 2023/24: 6th September 2023 to 24th February 2024
    3rd semester: summer semester 2024: 1st March to 5th July 2024

    Schedule of the summer semester also for part-time employees (PDF 290 KB, content only available in German)

    Electives
    Selection and participation according to available places. There may be separate admission procedures.

    Master's courses (for bachelor graduates)

    Master

    Advanced Nursing Counseling

    part-time

    Master

    Advanced Nursing Education

    part-time

    Master

    Advanced Nursing Practice

    part-time


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    Preparatory course: Nursing science & research

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    Networking with graduates and organizations

    We closely cooperate with the Vienna Healthcare Group, the Vinzentinum Vienna, the Barmherzige Brüder Vienna, the University of Vienna, the Professional Association and other health care institutions. Our cooperations ensure that you have points of contact for your career or your participation in research and development activities. You will find many of our cooperations in the Campusnetzwerk. A look at them is always worthwhile and may lead you to a new job or to an interesting event of our cooperation partners!


    Contact

    Head of Academic Course

    Mag. Michaela BILIR

    Vienna Healthcare Group - Campus Floridotower (Head)
    Director, FH Standortstudiengangsleiterin
    Campus Floridotower School for Health Care and Nursing
    Floridsdorfer Hauptstraße 1
    1210 Vienna
    +43 1 40 400-74310
    michaela.bilir@akhwien.at

    Secretary's office

    Katharina Dörfler, BSC
    +43 1 40 400- 74480
    katharina.doerfler@akhwien.at

    Office hours
    Monday to Friday: 8.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m.

    Coordination and qualitymanagement

    Hans Peter Köllner, BSc MSc

    Head of Academic Course Health Care and Nursing, practice mentoring, Public Health, Primary Health Care Nursing
    +43 1 606 68 77-4081
    hans_peter.koellner@fh-campuswien.ac.at

     

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