Information on individual educational components (ECTS-Course descriptions) per semester

Degree programme: Bachelor Health Care and Nursing
Type of degree: FH Bachelor´s Degree Programme
Winter Semester 2022

Course unit title Practical training 1
Course unit code 081611011401
Language of instruction German
Type of course unit (compulsory, optional) Compulsory
Semester when the course unit is delivered Winter Semester 2022
Teaching hours per week 6.67
Year of study 2022
Number of ECTS credits allocated First Cycle (Bachelor)
Number of ECTS credits allocated 3
Name of lecturer(s) Veith BRÜGGEMANN, Peter GMEINDER, Sofia GRASSL, Thomas KERBER, Karola MUTHER, Elke Maria PURKART

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Course content
  • Relevant nursing diagnoses on the circulatory system, personal hygiene, self-care, breathing
  • Transfer of the training content from theory to practice Guided and independent, self-organised learning and exercise of skills and abilities in terms of general and special nursing activities
  • Involvement in medical diagnosis and treatment (recording and monitoring basic medical data such as RR, pulse, breathing, temperature, consciousness, weight, height, excretion, carrying out standardised diagnostic tests such as ECG, EEG, carrying out standardised blood, urine and stool tests)
  • Aspirating the upper respiratory tracts or a tracheostomy
  • First aid (emergency measures, recovering and positioning injured parties, wounds, bleeding, shock, respiratory and cardiac arrest, loss of consciousness, fractures, poisoning, drowning, hyperthermia/freezing, burning/scalding, chemical burns, electrical accidents, heatstroke/sunstroke, head injuries, eye injuries)
  • Principles of basal stimulation

Learning outcomes


  • will be more confident carrying out basic nursing activities 
  • wil be training and reflecting on their own and observed approaches taking into account the feedback rules after training on practical skills and abilities
  • will have fundamental skills so they are able to provide first aid in an emergency
  • will be familiar with the techniques of basal stimulation

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Skills training

Assessment methods and criteria

Examination of practical skills


Takes place at the Feldkirch Nursing School

Recommended or required reading
  • Independent research of specialist literature
  • Doenges, Marilynn E., u.a. (2017): Pflegediagnosen und Pflegemassnahmen. 6. Auflage. Bern: Hans Huber.
  • Georg, Jürgen u.a. (2011): Das Pflegeprozess-Lehrbuch. Bern: Hans Huber.
  • Tappert, Frank; Schär, Walter (2006): Erste Hilfe kompakt. 11. Auflage. Bern: Hans Huber.

Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning)

Face-to-face course with compulsory attendance during the nursing internship