The health care industry is constantly growing. Offers increasingly challenging job opportunities. Already today, more than 10% of all jobs are in the health sector.
Demographic change and far-reaching changes in working, living and environmental conditions pose major societal challenges and require an increasingly comprehensive view of health and disease. These tasks require a deep understanding of medical processes as well as an overview of the structures in our health care system.
These qualification requirements have led to an ever-increasing number of new courses of study with a focus on health. The new training course in health takes up this development and, with the health profile, offers a contemporary, future-oriented education on a scientific basis.
Contents and learning objectives
The profile area of the health field of education is composed of the subjects "Health Sciences" and "Health Care" and "Communication and interaction z. B deal with the following learning content: How does our health care system work?? How can human behavior be explained psychologically? What is meant by nursing science? How does the human body work?
With the specialized baccalaureate after the 12. Year or. The baccalaureate after 13. In the second year, the students are particularly well prepared for studies with a health focus, such as health care.B.
– Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine, Molecular Medicine – Pharmacy, Chemistry – Biomedicine, Biochemistry, Biology, Molecular Biotechnology – Health Science, Health Management – Nursing Science, Nursing Education – Teacher Training: Health and. Instruction in the health field of study is divided into the general education and the nursing sciences. The profile subjects specifically oriented towards the field of health education. The first profile subject is Health Sciences, which is also a (specialist) baccalaureate subject. In addition to health sciences, the new curriculum teaches as profile subjects
Communication and Interaction, Chemistry and Biology.
In the eleventh grade, an overview of the term "health sciences" is first introduced given. In addition to a comparison of disciplinary and interdisciplinary views of health, disease and disability, the holistic view of the human being is a central element and enables students to correct their self-perception of their own state of health. Health economics and health policy are covered in excerpts as another sub-discipline of health sciences. Tasks of the health care system and the evaluation of the social security system are contents of this subject block. Using infection theory, conclusions are drawn for sustainable hygiene behavior. The newly acquired knowledge is always illustrated by examples from the student's own everyday life and in particular from specialist practical training, and considered in terms of its practical usefulness. In addition, the scientific ways of working are acquired in the context of all areas of learning.