Healthcare Studies for trainee disciplines: Occupational therapy, speech therapy, nursing care, physiotherapy

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What is the content of the course of studies?

The practice-oriented course builds on the respective educational contents in the professional modules, and specific skills on the basis of nursing and therapy disciplines are taught.
Specialisation in occupational therapy: e.g. living environments in the context of occupational therapy, client-oriented interaction and consultation.
Specialisation in speech therapy: e.g. evidence-based therapy and therapy evaluation, speech therapy self-image change.
Specialisation in nursing care: e.g. assessment of nursing care requirements, nursing diagnostics.
Specialisation in physiotherapy: e.g. motor system and motion control, professional ethics of physiotherapy.
Inter-professional modules promote expertise for common professional patient and client care: e.g. case management in integrated care, health and social research, work on projects, collaboration in projects (online module), start-ups, scientific work.
Further profiling by choosing a study specialisation in health care: Patient education and counselling, prevention and intervention, application of rehabilitation.

Where can I find employment later on?
Flexible use in different sectors and healthcare facilities, for example, hospitals, rehabilitation clinics, medical practices, outpatient care services, other medical and therapeutic facilities, speech therapy kindergartens. Work with patients or clients; instructions or training of relatives; participation in quality circles; workplace design; specific prevention programmes, for example, for children, professional speaker or workers in the context of workplace health promotion; special tasks in education; interface management; primary nursing; participation in (research) projects.
In what fields/subject areas can I work?

Graduates carry out therapeutic or nursing care or the care of people with health problems and support their caregivers. They can describe, control and design work processes in a comprehensible manner. They have a grasp of theoretical and empirical research findings (evidence-based practice) as well as the scientific basis for the analysis of selected subject-specific theories and concepts, and are able to initiate and consolidate an inter-professional dialogue using appropriate methodological and personality-related skills. Graduates are able to build up a network of experts from science and practice on their own initiative and to call for and foster patient-oriented cooperation of all professional groups involved.

What are the entry requirements?
  • General higher education entrance qualification (Hochschulreife), advanced technical college certificate (Fachhochschulreife).
  • Training contract with a cooperating healthcare school (occupational therapy, speech therapy, nursing, physiotherapy).

What costs will I incur as part of my studies?
€ 130 per month in semesters 1 to 4, € 280 per month in semesters 5 to 8 (total € 9,840), plus Bachelor’s examination fee of € 490.

 

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Information about studying

Who offers this course?

HFH Hamburger Fern-Hochschule

Type of study

Dual course

Duration

Eight semesters

Qualification on completion

Bachelor of Science

Special features

Integrated into training (first part of the study) and extra-occupational (second part of the study) part-time inter-professional degree course.

Training contract with a cooperating healthcare school is required. The course begins with the second year of training.

State recognition

Yes