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Case Studies in Nursing and Care: Critical Reflection and Understanding

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Case Studies in Nursing and Care: Critical Reflection and Understanding
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Health Care, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2014
Module code: BAP1504
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.
6S (6 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:
Case study

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

BAP1504 (P311-0107) Health Care, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2012 , semester 5, mandatory course
BAP1504 (P311-0107) 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).
90 class hours (= 67.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 180 hours (equivalent to 6 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 112.5 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
BAP2102 Understanding Patient Needs

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Recommended as prerequisite for:
BAP6601 Helping, Showing, Advising: Educational Aspects of Nursing Care I
BAP6701 Helping, Showing, Advising: Educational Aspects of Nursing Care II

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Module coordinator:
htwsaar intern

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will:
- be familiar with the concept of understanding cases using specific methods and be able to apply this knowledge.
- have internalized the systematics of hermeneutical case understanding as a basic requirement for professional care.
- have learned to take a questioning, (self-)reflective attitude with regard to the perceived singular-case-specific characteristics of the patients/patients in need of care.

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Module content:
1. Paradoxes of professional action
2. Hermeneutical case understanding
3. Applied case understanding

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Teaching methods/Media:
Group work, partner work, POL (problem oriented learning)/case work

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

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