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 Transdisciplinary casework
Course unit code 081611051003
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 1
Year of study 2022
Number of ECTS credits allocated First Cycle (Bachelor)
Number of ECTS credits allocated 1
Name of lecturer(s) Luis PICADO MAAGH

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Nursing internship 1-4

Course content

Case discussions together with students and lecturers from social work and if applicable further professions

Learning outcomes


  • will use the casework methods in a transdisciplinary setting
  • will process complex cases where the areas of social work, healthcare and nursing overlap
  • will represent a multidisciplinary cross-professional approach
  • will analyse the various different access routes and possible solutions
  • will derive implications for their own work from this

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Case discussions

Assessment methods and criteria

Written reflection



Recommended or required reading
  • Pauls, Helmut (2013): Klinische Sozialarbeit. Grundlagen und Methoden psycho-sozialer Behandlung. 3. Auflage. Weinheim/München: Beltz. Juventa.
  • Schmidt, Bettina (Hrsg.) (2014): Akzeptierende Gesundheitsförderung: Unterstützung zwischen

    Einmischung und Vernachlässigung.

    Weinheim/Basel: Beltz Juventa.

  • Schrems, Berta (2016): Fallarbeit in der Pflege. Grundlagen, Formen und Anwendungsbereiche, 2. Auflage. Wien: Facultas.

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

Face-to-face course with compulsory attendance