Academic Training to General Health Care & Nursing Diploma
The Bachelor Study Programme „General Health Care & Nursing" with the core area Evidence Based Nursing (combines the best scientific documentation with theories, practical care training and patient wishes) educates students at academic level for the higher level professional profile of General Health Care & Nursing.
Opportunities within the higher level professional profile of General Health Care & Nursing are numerous and are especially affected by legal regulations (e.g. Health and Nursing Law) ever changing patient health requirements, as well as the further development of the public health care service in general.
Health care professionals of the higher level professional profile of General Health Care & Nursing are employed in all areas of the public health system but especially in hospitals, senior citizen and nursing homes, home care facilities, rehabilitation clinics, doctors surgeries and outpatient clinics to name but a few.
"The Bachelor Study Programme General Health Care & Nursing offers a top level scientifically based professional education! Our students are trained to regard health care knowledge as the basis for their nursing care and are therefore able together with their patients, to make the best decisions."
Mag. Maria Schweighofer, Head of Programme
Self-employment in this sector, beginning with health care counselling and training of caring family members and patients, to the operation of independent care centres also belongs to this professional spectrum. Employment in the area of applied health care sciences can also be pursued.
Change within the health care sector is becoming increasingly evident: from a short term and intermediate viewpoint, professionals within the higher level professional profile of General Health Care and Nursing will need to take on new roles and tasks, such as Case and Care Management or Health Care counselling and prevention.