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 Professional internship seminar 1
Course unit code 081611311403
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) Johannes BECHTOLD, Christiane HUBER-HACKSPIEL, Peter JÄGER, Hubert Roland JOCHAM, Nicola MAIER-KILGA, Judith TSCHOL

Prerequisites and co-requisites
  • Principles of healthcare and nursing
  • Hygiene and microbiology
  • Nursing assessment 1
  • Practical training 1

Course content
  • Acute care (conservative specialisations)
  • Development of social, learning and working behaviour
  • Application of theoretical course content from the first semester in a practical environment
  • Processing of jobs from selected courses
  • Observing and describing patients
  • Nursing process
  • Admission management

Learning outcomes


  • will be able to evaluate the individual objectives and those set out in the practice protocol agreed with the practice management at the start of the internship
  • will know the characteristics of the practical environment of acute care
  • will be able to use professional and comprehensive monitoring as a fundamental skill to carry out tasks within healthcare and nursing
  • will be able to estimate the significance of perceptions, identify this and react in a fundamentally appropriate way
  • will be aware of, practise and carry out nursing interventions both under guidance and independently within the care process based on nursing diagnoses and nursing standards
  • will develop their social and communicative actions in their interactions with patients, relatives, colleagues and employees of other healthcare professions and will see this as a professional service
  • will show methods of obtaining knowledge that contribute to the development of extensive knowledge and abilities in an appropriate manner for which they themselves are responsible (including managing the training protocol)
  • will recognise self-evaluation as an approach for quality assurance in nursing
  • will know the principles of supervision, peer consulting, self-evaluation and teamwork and the requirement for these in order to provide professional nursing care
  • will know the area of work and the challenges of admission management

Planned learning activities and teaching methods
  • Support from practical guides
  • Feedback, self-evaluation, supervision, peer consulting, peer support

Assessment methods and criteria
  • Interim and final assessment based on the qualification sheet by the internship office and
  • Participation in supervision and
  • Timely submission of the internship documents and evaluation


Takes place in the field in healthcare and nursing institutions

Recommended or required reading

Independent research of specialist literature

Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning)
  • Nursing internship
  • Compulsory attendance