• Graduation


  • ECTS-Points


  • Learning format

    Blended learning

  • Duration

    2 semesters, part time

  • Attendance

    max. 24

  • Start

    26 September 2024

  • Costs

    EUR 3.900,--

  • Admission requirements

    According to curriculum

  • Language


  • Study location

    Krems (AT)

The field of "Continence and Stoma Counseling" focuses on individuals requiring nursing care and counseling with a stoma or operative urinary diversion, as well as those with continence disorders. In the Certificate Program, students acquire competencies for comprehensive, activating care for individuals affected by these conditions. The program qualifies students for the assessment, planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of nursing interventions, including documentation, the initiation of situation-appropriate immediate measures, and nursing actions in emergency situations. The completion of the two-semester Certificate Program is considered equivalent to the advanced training in "Continence and Stoma Counseling" according to § 64 of the Health and Nursing Care Act (Federal Law Gazette I No. 108/1997, as amended by Federal Law Gazette I No. 87/2016) in Austria.
Martina Kuttig

Through knowledge, skill, and care for a new quality of life: Expertise in Continence and Stoma Counseling for individual support and holistic care.

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Martina Kuttig

Deputy Department Head - Department of Dementia Research and Nursing Science

Questions about studies?

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  • accredited/certified

  • research-led

  • practice-oriented

Our Continuing Education Studying Programs are offered exclusively in German. 
A minimum language proficiency level of B2 (Common European Framework of Reference) in German is required for admission.
An online application is possible through our German website.

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