Main Focus "Digital Public Health"
In rural areas, more than elsewhere, health system professionals face the challenge of compensating infrastructural weaknesses in such a way, that quality and access to healthcare are equivalent to urban areas. In this context, the particular problem areas are the long journeys to care centers with good diagnostic and therapeutic equipment and the lack of general practitioners in the countryside.
Students with the focus on "Digital Public Health" approach the problem from a health-care sociological perspective. In the first semester, the introduction of epidemiology lays the foundation for understanding the emergence and spread of epidemics. In the second semester, students gain the theoretical tools to work scientifically. From the third semester, students will learn the causes and aspects of health inequalities and solutions within the national health system. Hand in hand, mediated competencies in the area of nursing as well as health promotion and prevention are applied. A special feature of the program is the examination of the tension between work and health, as well as the comparison of national and international health systems.
The bachelor thesis is deliberately designed in a thematically interdisciplinary way, and can be worked on in collaboration with each of the two other main subjects.