Hanse Institut Oldenburg

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Hanse Institut Oldenburg (HIO) is an institute for secondary and higher vocational education of health care professionals, such as nurses, surgical and anaesthesia assistants and cooperates with approximately 25 hospitals in the North-West of Lower Saxony, Germany. HIO conducts pre- and post-registration education, e.g. German "Fachweiterbildungen" for Intensive Care of adults and children, oncology care and emergency care.

HIO has experience in developing and delivering modular nurse education programs at EQF-level 4-6. Related to the

European Frameworks DigCompOrg and DigCompEdu, HIO has identified development of digital competences of teachers and learners as the main strategic focus of the institute for the next years. A first analysis of digital competency of teachers at HIO was completed and needs and activities to foster digital competencies were identified.

Sabine Röseler, Dipl. Psych, takes over from Frauke Wiedermann from 16th June as Managing Director at HIO. She will be responsible for the overall strategic development of the institute. She has successfully carried out more than 25 projects as a project manager / project leader in the course of her professional life. She has established cooperative relationships with national and international universities (e.g. Oldenburg, Bremen, Hannover, Groningen) and colleges. At HIO Sabine will take over the responsibility for the overall quality development, which includes fostering competences of co-workers e.g. in the field of digital learning.

Dr. phil. Jan Landherr, Research Assistant in the PIZ and ViTAWiN project. Jan has a Master`s degree Education and a PhD, focussing on technique and economics in education. As a long-time research assistant in the technical education working group at the Institute for Physics at the University of Oldenburg, Jan gained experience as a lecturer and in the supervision and management of projects, including with industry. During his scientific work, he also acquired skills and abilities in empirical research. At HIO, his main focus lies in the development of competency-based modules and learning units in the field of digital learning and in the implementation and evaluation of new digital approaches, e.g. Virtual Reality, into educational settings.

Stefan Westerholt, Registered Nurse and Dipl. Pflegewirt, Research Assistant in the PIZ project. Stefan's main focus is the development, implementation and evaluation of learning units for pre- and post-registration courses to enable nurses to deal with the challenges in the context of technical and digital transformation in health care. Stefan is an experienced lecturer at different educational institutes.

Falko Orzessek, Research Assistant at the HIO. Falko is a Registered Nurse and has a Bachelor in Healtcare Management. He recently worked in the project PIZ (Pflegeinnovationszentrum, English: Center for technological Innovations in Healthcare) at University of Oldenburg and has specialized in digital competencies for nurses. He currently focused on the Management of Innovations.