Course and Supervision of Internship 4 (ILV)

Course numberB3.06690.40.070
Course codeSem.BP
Semester of degree program Semester 4
Mode of delivery Presencecourse
ECTS credits1,0
Language of instruction German

The theoretical and technical training shall be balanced and coordinated with the clinical training in such a way that the knowledge and experience gained so far may be acquired in an adequate manner. Clinical instruction shall take the form of supervised in-service training in hospital departments or other health services approved by the competent authorities or bodies. As part of this training, student midwives shall participate in the activities of the departments concerned in so far as those activities contribute to their training. They shall be taught the responsibilities involved in the activities of midwives. The practical and clinical training is to be dispensed under appropriate supervision (according to European Union Standards for Nursing and Midwifery, 2009; Articles 40-42 of 2005/36/EC).
During the in integrated course 'Seminar for Internship and Supervision of Work Experience' students shall get the framework to talk about their in clinic experiences as well as their feelings about it. Goal of the course is that students support and learn from each other.


Critical thinking about their previous gained theoretical knowledge and their practical experiences in clinic, supervision of their own internships, individual and small groups training (if needed), reflection of learning process and communicative skills, case studies, review of documentation

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Schmid, Verena (2011). Der Geburtsschmerz: Bedeutung und natürliche Methoden der Schmerzlinderung (2. Auflage). Stuttgart: Hippokrates.
Mändle, Christine & Opitz-Kreuter, Sonja (2015). Das Hebammenbuch (6. Auflage). Stuttgart/New York: Schattauer.
Schneider, Henning, Husslein, Peter & Schneider, Karl-Theodor (2016). Die Geburtshilfe (5. Auflage). Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer.
Stiefel, Andrea, Geist, Christine & Harder, Ulrike (2013). Hebammenkunde. Lehrbuch für Schwangerschaft, Geburt, Wochenbett und Beruf (5. Auflage). Stuttgart: Hippokrates
Tucker, Suzan Martin & Brock, Elisabeth (2000). Pflegestandards in der Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe. Huber: Bern.

Integrated Course (ILV) (compulsory): Theoretical input, practical exercise and demonstration, reflection

Cumulative training (written assignment and participation in class)