Neonatology, Pediatrics and Early Childhood Development (VO)

Course numberB3.06690.20.030
Course codeNeonat.
Semester of degree program Semester 2
Mode of delivery Presencecourse
ECTS credits2,5
Language of instruction German

According to European Union Standards for Nursing and Midwifery (Vgl. FH-Heb-AV StF: BGBl. II Nr. 1/2006 (Version 2016)) midwifery students shall get access to adequate knowledge of the sciences on which the activities of midwives are based, particularly obstetrics and gynaecology; as well as detailed knowledge of biological functions, anatomy and physiology in the field of obstetrics and of the newly born, and also a knowledge of the relationship between the state of health and the physical and social environment of the human being, and of his behaviour;

Physiological development stages of a fetus and an infant, focus on regular and irregular processes and when to refer to other professions, networking with other health care professionals, interdisziplinary health care professionals, first aid measurements

Deviations of healthy newborns, preterm labor and delivery and it's struggles, terminology of neonatology and pediatrics, focus on fetal development, anatomical and physiological changes, newborn development stages (motor skills, social skills), developmental delays, support and therapy options, birth injury, adaptation problems after birth, respiratory distress syndrome, anatomical malformation, hyperbilirubinemia, infectious diseases, first aid and resuscitation, vaccinations, etc.

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