Healthcare and Nursing comprises the professional care of people of all age groups, population and social groups. As the largest professional group in the healthcare system it makes a considerable contribution to health maintenance.
The Healthcare and Nursing programme comprises the independent and autonomous care of people in all stages of care. Dealing with the people is always guided by ethical, intercultural, psychosocial and legal principles. Based on scientific findings, this occupational group develops and accompanies nursing strategies, concepts and programmes to maintain health. It thus supports the healing process, the mitigation of and coping with health impairments and contributes to the maximum quality of life. In the field of diagnostic medicine and therapy it carries out the activities and measures conveyed by the doctors. The Healthcare and Nursing programme distinguishes itself through a networked cooperation with other professional groups and is varied and forward-looking.