Department of Health Studies

Biomedical Science

My Studies

 

Curriculum

1. Semester

Basics in diagnostic laboratory methods | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: 170467108 General introduction into the laboratory and microscopy 1 SWS 1.5 ECTS
Introduction to the key terminology of analytical processes, in particular preanalytics, including capillary blood sampling techniques, specimens and their collection, preparation, storage and transport, influencing variables and disturbing factors.
Physical principles of microscopy, mechanical and optical components of microscopes, their function, correct handling and adjustments, sources of error, cleaning and maintenance; optical foundations of image formation
Basics in diagnostic laboratory methods | Tutorial (Ue) | Coursecode: 170467109 General laboratory diagnostics and phlebotomy 1.5 SWS 1 ECTS
Safety measures, lab specific hygiene, disposal, consumables, physical units and measurements , measuring and registration, solutions and dilutions, centrifuges, capillary blood sampling techniques, materials for investigation and collection methods, storage and transport, influence and interference variables. Operation, handling, adjusting and maintenance of light microscopes. Choice of the correct exposure method for various questions in routine diagnostics.
Basics of Cell biology and Biochemistry | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: 170467107 Biochemistry 2 SWS 3 ECTS
Building blocks and structural parts of cells (amino acids and proteins, bioenergy and mechanisms of enzyme regulation, carbohydrates, lipids, nucleotides and nucleic acids) ;cell-energy metabolism, biochemistry of endocrine tissues; structure and function of cell membranes; vitamins.
Basics of Cell biology and Biochemistry | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: 170467104 Cell biology 2 SWS 3 ECTS
Fundamentals of biogenesis, such as cell development, cell growth, cell differentiation, cell proliferation, cell decay; cell characteristics (shape, size, lifetime) structure and function of cells such as organelles, cell skeleton, cell contact, cell and nuclear division, production of germ cells (gonepoiesis); in-vitro cell behaviour.
Chemical foundations | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170467106 Chemistry and stoichiometry 4 SWS 5 ECTS
Fundamentals of general and inorganic chemistry including stoichiometry (structure of matter, chemical compounds, chemical kinetics, thermodynamics, states of matter, solutions, oxidation and reduction); chemical reactions (general process, reaction types, description by formulae, stoichiometric calculations); chemistry of aqueous solutions (solubility and solvents), electrolytes and tonicity of solutions; organic chemistry (glossary and stereochemistry, classes of compounds, structure of important classes of natural matter).
Histology | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170467110 Analytic histology 3.5 SWS 3.5 ECTS
Specialist hygiene and safety measures; pre-analysis: specimens, posting conditions, methods of transport, transport of specimens , reception and labelling of specimens, tissue preparation; preparing for macroscopic investigation, fixation methods, decalcification, embedding and storage of tissues, methods of embedding and replacing water, types of microtomes and cutting sections, cutting techniques, processes of staining and analysis, mechanisation possibilities, quality management, microscopic assessment of sections regarding cutting and staining quality and histomorphology, documentation, data sheets, validation and interpretation of the results.
Histology | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170467105 Histology and microscopic anatomy 3 SWS 3.5 ECTS
Importance of histological methods of investigation in medical diagnosis, functional morphology of cells, cell differentiation and organisation of tissue, mechanisms of regeneration and repair, mechanisms of cell interaction, morphological structure of organs and organic systems, with special focus on the gastrointestinal tract, including liver and pancreas, urogenital tract, respiratory tract, heart and circulatory system, nervous system, endocrine organs, the skin and its appendages; embryogenesis.
Medical foundations 1 | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: 170467101 Anatomy 2 SWS 3 ECTS
Introduction, orientation, general terminology ; heart, blood vessels, lymphatic system; digestive system; respiratory system; urogenital system; hormonal glands; nervous system; sense organs
Medical foundations 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170467103 Hygiene 1 SWS 1 ECTS
Basic terms and areas of activity in infection hygiene, social hygiene, epidemiology, infection-prevention measures in particular disinfection and sterilization, hospital hygiene including staff hygiene
Medical foundations 1 | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: 170467102 Physiology and Biophysic 3 SWS 4 ECTS
Structure and function of the respiratory system, heart and circulatory system, kidneys (electrolytes and water balance), acid-base equilibrium, cell membrane and action potential, protein synthesis, metabolism, blood and coagulation system, lymphatic system, immune system, digestive system, nutrition and thermoregulation, nervous system, humoral system, motor system, skin and sense organs, developmental physiology, age-related physiological processes
Professional Skills for Biomedical Scientists 1 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 170467112 Communicating in the professional world 1 SWS 1 ECTS
World Englishes, the role of English as a global language, plurilingual competence and mobility, language tests; brainbased language learning, mindsets; communication strategies; communicative and intercultural competence; speech acts; communication in the professional context.
Professional Skills for Biomedical Scientists 1 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 170467111 Communication and teambuilding 1 SWS 0.5 ECTS
Principles of communication/interaction; self- and external perception; feedback; techniques of communication and conversation; nonviolent communication; body language; intercultural competence; meaning of diversity; team building processes.

2. Semester

Clinical chemical lab diagnostics | Tutorial (Ue) | Coursecode: 170467202 Analytic clinical chemistry and automation in labs 5 SWS 3 ECTS
Methods of measurement reading and interpretation possibilities: analytic methods of separation, photometric procedures, electrochemistry, osmometry, dry state chemistry, parameter specific preanalysis, analytic methods of measuring and determination of clinical chemistry parameters (proteins, metabolites, enzymes, electrolytes etc.), urinalysis and analysis of various specimens; quality management, documentation, validation and interpretation of results, instrumental analyses, POCT.
Clinical chemical lab diagnostics | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: 170467201 Clinical chemical lab diagnostics 3 SWS 5 ECTS
Preanalysis, analysis and interpretation of the findings of clinical investigation as well as pathophysiology in the areas of water, electrolyte, acid-base balance, diagnostic metabolism, organ-specific laboratory based diagnosis, diagnosis of inflammatory conditions, hormones, oncological conditions, pre-and postnatal laboratory diagnosis.
Clinical chemical lab diagnostics | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170467212 Laboratory information and laboratory management systems 1.5 SWS 2 ECTS
Technical foundations of IT (hardware, networks, system software), data management- databases, creating master data , analytic appliances from the point of view of IT, emergency systems, quality control and quality assurance.
Haematology and haemostaseology | Tutorial (Ue) | Coursecode: 170467204 Analytic haematology 2.5 SWS 2 ECTS
Pre-analysis, cell count methods in various specimens, haemoglobin, haematocrit, signs , smear techniques and staining, differentiation of blood cells and bone marrow cells, graphical characteristics, cell typing with flow cytometry, cytochemical determination, quality management, documentation, validation and interpretation of the results, venous blood collection
Haematology and haemostaseology | Tutorial (Ue) | Coursecode: 170467206 Analytic haemostaseology 1.5 SWS 1 ECTS
Pre-analysis, analysis of primary and secondary haemostasis and fibrinolysis, analysis of inhibiting factors of haemostasis and fibrinolysis, manual, technical and electronic methods of analysis, quality management, documentation, validation and interpretation of the results.
Haematology and haemostaseology | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: 170467203 Haematology Basics 1 SWS 1.5 ECTS
Haematopoietic organs (bone marrow and lymphatic tissue), morphology and physiological function of different blood cells, blood count parameters with including differential blood count, special features of preanalysis, pathogenesis, clinical appearance, laboratory diagnosis, therapy of the haematopoietic system (anaemia, reactive changes of the white blood count, myelodysplastic syndrome, myeloproliferative syndrome, lymphoproliferative diseases, acute leukaemia, thrombocytoses and parasitoses), mechanical particle count, immunocytological analysis, interpretation of special haematopathological findings.
Haematology and haemostaseology | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: 170467205 Haemostaseology 1 SWS 1.5 ECTS
Preanalysis, primary and secondary haemostasis, fibrinolysis (course, activating and inhibiting factors); pathogenesis, clinical picture, diagnosis of haemorrhagic diatheses, anticoagulant therapy and monitoring, suitable use of coagulation analyses, documentation, validation and interpretation of laboratory results.
Introduction to scientific work | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170467214 Introduction to scientific work 1 SWS 1.5 ECTS
Methods of scientific work, stages of the research process, data collection and preparation, writing a scientific paper; presenting research findings.
Microscopy | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170467213 Specialized Microscopy 1 SWS 1.5 ECTS
Advanced physical foundations of microscopy, mechanical and optical parts of a microscope and their function, correct adjustment, sources of error, care and maintenance, optical foundations of image creation, application of relevant microscopic procedures, contrasting techniques , fluorescence microscopy, laser scanning microscopy, electron microscopy.
Pathology, cytology and histopathology | Tutorial (Ue) | Coursecode: 170467209 Analytic cytology and histopathology 2 SWS 1.5 ECTS
Gynaecological and extragenital cytology: cell collection; material processing, fixation, detection methods, microscopic assessment of physiological cell pictures as well as of benign and malignant changes in gynaecological and extragenital preparations; assessment of cytological standard staining and the quality of preparation; electronic and optoelectronic screening methods. General and specific organ histology and morphological changes in pathologically changed tissue in selected histological specimens and suitable case studies
Pathology, cytology and histopathology | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170467208 Cytology 2 SWS 2.5 ECTS
Cell morphology; benign and malignant cell changes; criteria for malignancy; gynaecological cytology (cell collection, physiological cell picture, benign changes, dysplasia, malignant cell pictures, terminology); extragenital cytology (cell collection, physiological cell picture, benign changes, malignant cell pictures) using examples of the respiratory tract, urinary tract, CNS, serous cavities, lymph nodes; differential cytology; analytic imaging techniques; quality management; computer-assisted, optoelectronic screening procedures; interpretation of the findings.
Pathology, cytology and histopathology | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: 170467207 Pathology and Basics in Histopathology 3 SWS 5 ECTS
Definition of terms (illness, signs of illness, basic terminology of epidemiology), course and causes of disease, pathological cell and tissue changes; pathogenesis, morphological changes, clinical specialties, diagnostic and therapeutic possibilities of selected areas such as the heart and circulatory system, the lymphatic system, the respiratory tract, the gastrointestinal tract, the liver, the pancreas, the urinary tract, the reproductive organs, the breast, the placenta and pregnancy.
Professional Skills for Biomedical Scientists 2 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 170467211 Basic medical English 1 SWS 1 ECTS
General medical terminology, special terminology, word building strategies, communication with patients, above all in functional diagnostics
Professional Skills for Biomedical Scientists 2 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 170467210 Job profiles and interdisciplinary cooperation in health care 1 SWS 1 ECTS
Society and health, historical development of job profile, job profile and different fields , occupational laws, professional ethics, job profiles in the health system and interdisciplinarity;

3. Semester

Functional diagnostic | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: 170467305 Functional diagnostics and physical foundations 3 SWS 4.5 ECTS
Physical foundations, clinical relevance of respiratory physiological, cardiovascular and electroneurophysiological examinations; practical parameters relevant in pulmonary, cardiovascular and neurological diseases; indications and contraindications for functional diagnostic tests; technical basis of apparatus and application of selected procedures: hydrogen breath test, spirometry, bodyplethysmography, blood gas analysis, bronchospasmolysis testing, inhalation challenge testing; electrocardiography and blood pressure measurement at rest, different methods of exercise stress testing, oscillography, thermography; electroencephalography, electroneurography, evoked potentials; ultrasound investigations (Doppler sonography), quality management, documentation, validation and interpretation of the results.
Functional diagnostic | Tutorial (Ue) | Coursecode: 170467306 Functional diagnostics exercises 1 SWS 0.5 ECTS
Carrying out selected functional tests and diagnostic procedures in pulmonary, cardiovascular and neurological areas. Indications, contraindications and criteria for discontinuing functional-diagnostic investigations, quality assurance, interpretation and documentation of results
Immunhaematology | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170467304 Analytic immunohaematology 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Pre-analysis; areas and possibilities of application of immunohaematological examinations; theoretical foundations of different methods of detection: agglutination tests, supplement tests, Coombs tests, molecular biological and other immunological methods; possible manual and automated procedures and sources of errors; blood group determination, search for antibodies and antibody differentiation, pretransfusional compatibility testing; testing guidelines and directives, quality management, documentation, validation and interpretation of the results.
Immunhaematology | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: 170467303 Immunhaematology 2 SWS 3 ECTS
Theoretical genetics and genetic control of blood group characteristics; Immunological foundations relevant to immunohaematology; ABO blood typing, rhesus system and other characteristics of erythrocytes, characterisation systems of lymphocytes and thrombocytes, transfusion medicine (legal foundations, production of blood products, examinations prior to transfusions, transfusion reactions); autoimmunohaemolytic anaemia (AIHA); Haemolytic disease of the newborn; forensic haematogenetics with paternity testing; interpretation of the results, quality control.
Immunology | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170467302 Analytic immunology 4 SWS 3.5 ECTS
Fundamentals and examples of immunological procedures (manual and automated) and their evaluation methods: agglutination reactions, immune precipitation, immunoassays, immunoelectrochemical procedures, immunohistology, western blot; quality assurance, documentation, validation and interpretation of the results.
Immunology | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: 170467301 Immunology 3 SWS 4.5 ECTS
Components of the immune system (character, structure and function of lymphatic organs, cell systems and factors of immune defence); principles of immune response; mechanisms of innate and specific immunity; development of immune-competent cells and immune tolerance; pathogenesis, clinical features, laboratory diagnosis and therapeutic approaches to immune-mediated clinical phenomena such as allergies, autoimmunity, immunodeficiency, transplantation, tumours, principles of immunisation, production of monoclonal antibodies.
Medical foundations 2 | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: 170467311 Pathobiochemistry/Pathophysiology 2 SWS 3 ECTS
Changes of biochemical processes in the human body during illness; correlation between biochemistry and pathology.Connections between biochemistry, pathology and pathobiochemistry. Disturbances of the immunhaematopoetic system, exogenous disturbances of homoesotasis, disturbances in the heart circulation system, in the acid base balance, digestive system, in the endocrine system (in particular diabetes mellitus), the movement organs and supporting organs and the nervous system and the senses.
Molecular diagnostics | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170467312 Analytic molecular biology 2 SWS 2.5 ECTS
Pre-analysis, isolating nucleic acids and determining their concentration, implementing PCR-based (polymerase chain reaction) analytical methods and their application in biomedical diagnostics, performing diagnostic DNA hybridization techniques, specific safety measures, quality assurance, documentation, validation and interpretation of the results.
Placement 1 | Work placement (BP) | Coursecode: 170467309 Placement 1 0 SWS 3.5 ECTS
Application of methods and techniques of clinical chemistry in a hospital laboratory with the aim of putting the basic knowledge and methods of biomedical analysis into practice.
Getting to know work routine as students of biomedical science within a study programme at the university of applied sciences, communication with patients and their families, reflection of the individual learning progress; write-up and documentation of acquired knowledge.
Placement 1 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 170467310 Tutorial and reflection of placement1 0.5 SWS 0.5 ECTS
Getting to know work routine as students of biomedical science within a study programme at the university of applied sciences, communication with patients and their families, reflection of the individual learning progress; write-up and documentation of acquired knowledge.
Scientific work | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 170467307 Biostatistics 1 1 SWS 1.5 ECTS
Foundations of qualitative and quantitative research methods, structuring and planning experiments.
Scientific work | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170467308 Presentation technologies 1 SWS 1 ECTS
Preparing and delivering presentations by using different media.

4. Semester

Clinical haematology | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: 170467412 Clinical haematology 1 SWS 1.5 ECTS
Lab diagnostics and therapy of diseases of the haematopoietic system (anaemia, reactive changes of the white blood count, myelodysplastic syndrome, myeloproliferative diseases, lymphoproliferative diseases, acute leukaemia, thrombocytic diseases, parasitic diseases)
Clinical haematology | Tutorial (Ue) | Coursecode: 170467413 Special haematology / clinical case studies / flow cytometry 1.5 SWS 1 ECTS
microscopic diagnostics of pathological blood and bone marrow preparations, interpretation of special constellations in haematopathological findings , special analytics in haematological diagnostics:
cytochemical investigations, flow cytometry, molecular genetics
Medical modelling systems | Tutorial (Ue) | Coursecode: 170467402 Analytic cell culture 2 SWS 1 ECTS
Layout and equipment for the cell culture laboratory; tissue culture flasks and culture media; primary cell and tissue culture, cell banks, sterile techniques and contamination , cell culture media and additives, use of routine methods in cell culture including organ acquisition in laboratory animals, (change of medium, subcultivation, cell counting, determining cell activity ) transfection, apoptosis, cryopreservation, preparation of cell lysates and cell sediments, standardising, documentation and quality control.
Medical modelling systems | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: 170467401 Cell culture 1.5 SWS 2 ECTS
Layout and technical equipment of a cell culture laboratory; tissue culture flasks and culture media; sterile techniques, contamination; primary culture and tissue cultures, cell banks; routine methods: change of medium, subcultivation, cell counting, transfection, stemcells, IVF, tissue engineering, cytotoxicity and stimulation assay and possible evaluation methods, cell synchronising, cryopreservation, preparation of cell lysates and cell sediments. History of laboratory animal research and animal testing; animal testing regulations; handling of laboratory animals, application areas; organisation of experimental research processes
Microbiology and Applied hygiene | Tutorial (Ue) | Coursecode: 170467404 Analytic microbiology 3 SWS 1.5 ECTS
Expert hygiene and safety precaution methods; materials for investigation and pre-analysis; principles, (manual and automated) methods and test procedures to identify bacteria, fungi and parasites; principles and methods of sensibility testing; sample specific quality control, documentation, technical validation and interpretation of the results.
Microbiology and Applied hygiene | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170467405 Hospital infection control and environmental protection 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Application in food safety, environmental hygiene, hospital infection control, veterinary medicine, specific legal foundations, measures of hygiene and methods of investigation, quality assurance systems, monitoring programmes.
Microbiology and Applied hygiene | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: 170467403 Microbiology 3 SWS 4.5 ECTS
General foundations of medical microbiology; structure, physiology, genetics and taxonomy of prokaryonts, eukaryonts and viruses, methods of detection and identification, foundations of antimicrobial chemotherapy; pathogenesis, clinical picture, epidemiology, diagnosis, therapy and prevention of clinically relevant bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites; areas of application such as veterinary medicine, environmental and food hygiene.
Molecular biology and genetic | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170467408 Analytic molecular biology 2 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Preanalytics, isolation and qualitative and quantitative analysis of nucleic acids, carrying out relevant methods of molecular biology and genetics, including genetic engineering methods on pro- and eukaryotic cell systems, their analysis, interpretation, quality control and bioinformatic analysis in particular with regard to research questions
Molecular biology and genetic | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: 170467406 Human genetics and reproduction medicine 2.5 SWS 3.5 ECTS
General foundations and areas of application of molecular and clinical human genetics; general bases of the embryology and reproductive medicine, legal bases and specialist directives of the human genetics and reproductive medicine
Molecular biology and genetic | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: 170467407 Molecular biology and genetic engineering 2.5 SWS 3.5 ECTS
Basic knowledge of genomics, chromosomes, structure and function of genes, chemical structure of nucleic acids, replication, transcription, translation and genetic modification, gene regulation; relevant methods and tools in molecular biology; application of molecular biology in diagnosing diseases.
Placement 2 | Work placement (BP) | Coursecode: 170467410 Placement 2 0 SWS 6 ECTS
Enhancing basic knowledge in specialist fields of biomedical science; developing independent work and problem-solving skills, acquisition of new methods and techniques.
Placement 2 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 170467411 Tutorial and reflection in placement 2 0.5 SWS 0.5 ECTS
Enhancing basic knowledge in specialist fields of biomedical science; developing independent work and problem-solving skills, acquisition of new methods and techniques.
Professional Skills for Biomedical Scientists 3 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 170467409 English for the biomedical science laboratory 1 SWS 1 ECTS
Laboratory organisation, description and presentation of laboratory diagnostic methods.

5. Semester

Medical foundations 3 | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: 170467501 Pharmacology and toxicology 1.5 SWS 2.5 ECTS
Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics, ways of administration and storage of drugs, genetic polymorphism, structure and ways of action, therapeutic application and side-effects of important classes of medicinal products, drugs and drug misuse, therapeutic drug monitoring, special toxicology: respiratory poisons, metals – metalloids, acid-base solvents, carcinogens, alkaloids; diagnostic detection procedures (manual and automated).
Placement 3 | Tutorial (Ue) | Coursecode: 170467511 Applied analytics in laboratories 1 0.5 SWS 0.5 ECTS
Planning, realisation and findings interpretation of diagnostic uses on the basis of case studies. The case studies will be worked on interdisciplinary with methods of the cell culture, clinical-chemical lab diagnostics or functional-diagnostic exercises as well as investigations from the histologic, haematological, homostaseological, cytological, histopathological, immunological, immunhaematological or molecular-biological analysis procedures.
Placement 3 | Work placement (BP) | Coursecode: 170467504 Placement 3 0 SWS 11 ECTS
Enhancing practical competence to deal with research questions in the bachelor paper 1, reflection, written documentation of the used methods and techniques in a laboratory log.
Placement 3 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 170467505 Tutorial and reflection to placement 3 0.5 SWS 0.5 ECTS
Enhancing practical competence to deal with research questions in the bachelor paper 1, reflection, written documentation of the used methods and techniques in a laboratory log.
Professional Skills for Biomedical Scientists 4 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 170467509 Medical and scientific ethics 1 SWS 1 ECTS
Definition of morals and ethics, legal aspects and norms and their relationship to each other; theories and principles of ethics; ethics committee, patient solicitors, job ethics in transplantation, research, reproductive medicine, intensive care , palliative care, socioeconomical aspects, animal experiments; man and technology.
Professional Skills for Biomedical Scientists 4 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170467502 Quality- and project management 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Lab organisation: Workplace design, IT-systems, functional processes in the analysis process, quality of structure, process and result; quality management: basics and terminology of QM, QM systems relevant to the profession, tools in QM, responsibility, Q politics, internal and external default documents (document steering system), selfinspection, staff qualification, implementing of a QM- system;
Basics of project management: definition, types, duties, planning and execution
Professional Skills for Biomedical Scientists 4 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 170467503 Scientific English 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Reading techniques, note taking, paraphrasing, overcoming of writing difficulties, compiling and presenting a poster in English of their own research project
Research methodology and documentation 1 | Work placement (BP) | Coursecode: 170467506 Bachelor project 1 0.33 SWS 4 ECTS
The first bachelor paper involves a literature based design of an experimental study and is compiled during the placement.
Research methodology and documentation 1 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 170467507 Bachelor seminar 1 1 SWS 1 ECTS
Planning and drafting a project, preparing a synopsis, choosing the appropriate method, performing a critical literature search.
Research methodology and documentation 1 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 170467510 Biostatistics 2 1 SWS 1.5 ECTS
Structuring and planning of experiments, descriptive statistics, interference statistics, regression and correlation analyses, job-specific knowledge databases.
Research methodology and documentation 1 | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: 170467508 Clinical studies 2 SWS 3 ECTS
Processing and conducting clinical studies; legal foundations: Medicinal Products Act, ICH guidelines, compulsory registration, Medical Devices Act, statistics, biometry, data management, QM.
Research methodology and documentation 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170467512 Digital imaging 1 SWS 1 ECTS
Creating and processing automated image data evaluations; processing images; manual measurement, automated evaluation; processing and presenting data; archiving of scientific images; storage of image data.

6. Semester

Health care | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: 170467602 General legislation for the health professions 1 SWS 1.5 ECTS
Principles of the industrial law, social security law, and sanitary law with a special focus on the allied health professions act and the Austrian hospitals act, statutory regulations of other occupational groups in health care.
Health care | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: 170467601 Health care and health economy 1 SWS 1.5 ECTS
Basic organisational structure and facilities of the Austrian health care system, principles of benefit financing, trends in health and social politics.
Placement 4 | Work placement (BP) | Coursecode: 170467604 Placement 4 (elective) 0 SWS 6 ECTS
Enhancing practical knowledge and skills in the fields of cell culture, reproductive medicine, tranfusion medicine and other special areas of biomedical science; multiprofessional areas in science, industry and veterinary medicine (may be chosen according to individual focus)
Placement 4 | Work placement (BP) | Coursecode: 170467605 Placement 5 (elective) 0 SWS 6 ECTS
Enhancing practical knowledge and skills in the fields of cell culture, reproductive medicine, tranfusion medicine and other special areas of biomedical science; multiprofessional areas in science, industry and veterinary medicine (may be chosen according to individual focus)
Placement 4 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 170467606 Tutorial and reflection to placement 4 and 5 0.5 SWS 0.5 ECTS
Conflict resolution strategies (patient; colleagues, superior), motivating communication with patients, reflexion of the personal learning progress in the chosen field; written documentation of the acquired knowledge, improvement of independence and problem resolution competence, quality management, virtual supervision, placement reflection, daily routine in the lab
Research methodology and documentation 2 | Work placement (BP) | Coursecode: 170467607 Bachelor project 2 0.33 SWS 8.5 ECTS
The second bachelor paper involves the procedure of the experimental study planned in the first bachelor project. It is compiled during the placement.
Research methodology and documentation 2 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 170467608 Bachelor seminar 2 1 SWS 1 ECTS
Planning and drafting a project, preparing a synopsis, choosing the appropriate method, performing a critical literature search.
Special Analytic | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170467610 Applied analytics in laboratories 2 1 SWS 1.5 ECTS
Planning, execution and findings interpretation of diagnostic and scientific questions; case studies are compiled and interpreted in an interdisciplinary context with current bioanalytical methods and techniques; the students get to know new bioanalytical techniques in workshops; presentation of new medical and clinical focuses of research
Special Analytic | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170467603 Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry 2 SWS 3 ECTS
Theoretical foundations of selected topics related to chromatography and mass spectrometry (liquid chromatography, gas chromatography, mass spectrometry) in order to understand the principles associated with chromatographical separation, sample preparation, injection, column selection and detector settings.
Optimization of chromatographic conditions for separation and detection of target analytes.
Special Analytic | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: 170467609 Introduction to nuclear medicine 0.5 SWS 0.5 ECTS
Use of radioactive substances and core-physical procedures in the medicine to the functional diagnostics and localisation diagnostics as well as open nuclids in the therapy and the ray protection with its physical, biological and medical bases