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Palliative and Terminal Care

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Palliative and Terminal Care
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Health Care, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2012
Module code: BAP2507
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
5S (5 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 5
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Oral examination

[updated 01.10.2020]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

BAP2507 (P311-0092) Health Care, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2012 , semester 5, mandatory course
BAP2507 (P311-0092) Health Care, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2014 , semester 5, mandatory course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
75 class hours (= 56.25 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 93.75 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
BAP1101 Nursing and Caregiving as a Profession: Preparatory Orientation Course
BAP1102 Perception, Communication and Relationships

[updated 05.08.2015]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
BAP2608 Rehabilitative Care
BAP5602 Case Management: Organizing and Managing the Provision of Nursing Care

[updated 05.08.2015]
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Susanne Grundke
Prof. Robert Roßbruch
David Fitzpatrick
Heike Lange, M.Sc.
htwsaar extern

[updated 05.08.2015]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will have acquired the skills to accompany people of all ages and their caregivers in the case of incurable illness and to support them according to their needs. The examination of incurable illness, pain, dying and death takes place in reflection of one´s own experiences and horizons of meaning.

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Module content:
1. Oncological and palliative care
2. Saying goodbye and mourning
3. Ethical and legal frameworks

[updated 01.10.2020]
Teaching methods/Media:
Seminaristic instruction, field trip, group work, self-awareness

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Recommended or required reading:
The current module reading list is handed out by the lecturer.

[updated 01.12.2020]
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