Know-how about counseling concepts and techniques create an important foundation for successful and proactive health care and nursing. The master's degree program in Advanced Nursing Counseling will qualify you to provide health and nursing counseling with a focus on preventive, solution and resource oriented counseling for patients, clients and families. This program, as well as the other advanced nursing master's degree programs for management and teaching, all focus on advanced clinical nursing skills combined with evidence-based care, nursing science and research. Thus, FH Campus Wien covers a wide range of the highly skilled health care and nursing professions.
What you will learn in the degree program
The master's degree program in Advanced Nursing Counseling combines the following three core areas:
- Science and research: based on research questions from daily life, you analyze, examine and explain research findings. You learn to implement evidence-based research findings in nursing practice and to incorporate research sustainably into practice.
- Advanced Nursing Practice: you acquire advanced nursing science skills along with deepening your basic training and expertise acquired from practical experience. In addition, you learn to integrate advanced assessment-based plans of action into nursing practice. The focus of Advanced Nursing Practice comprises selected clinical conditions, such as chronic diseases, including dementia disorders, oncological diseases as well as preventive and health promotion topics.
- Care and Health Counseling: one third of your training is dedicated to advisory responsibilities in nursing. You learn to implement counseling concepts that are resource-oriented, solution-oriented and prevention-oriented. As part of the master's degree program, you will become skilled at counseling individuals and groups of patients, clients, family members and residents as well as applying relevant counseling techniques.