Degree in Nursing

240 credits - Faculty of Nursing and Physiotherapy
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Title
Official
Start Year
2016-17
Minimum number of credits to be taken in the first year
  • 48 first-year subject credits for full-time students.
  • 24 credits for part-time students.
  • After the first year of registration, there is no minimum number of credits to take.
Public tuition prices per credit . Academic Year 2018-19
  • 1st registration : 20,82€
  • 2nd registration : 46,26€
  • 3rd registration : 100,16€
  • 4th registration : 138,79€

  Skills

Core Competences

  • CG1. The ability to analyse and synthesize.
  • CG2. The ability to organize and plan.
  • CG3. Oral and written communication in the native language.
  • CG4. English language knowledge: the ability to understand, speak, and write at an intermediate level in English.
  • CG5. Knowledge of information technologies related to the field of study.
  • CG6. The ability to manage information.
  • CG7. The ability to identify problems, make decisions based on research results, and be self-sufficient when it comes to solving problems.
  • CG8. The ability to work in an international context.
  • CG9. Interpersonal skills for leading a team or a group of users, and to be able to organize and plan projects.
  • CG10. Critical thinking.
  • CG11. Moral commitment.
  • CG12. Self-directed learning.
  • CG13. Adapting to new situations.

Specific Skills

  • CE1. The ability to apply the theoretical and methodological principles of nursing acquired during internships, being mindful of quality standards regardless of the stage in the life cycle and taking into consideration diversity and multiculturalism.

  • CE2. Studying the behaviour, development, and interaction of people, groups, and the community with respect to healthcare.

  • CE3. The ability to assess, analyse, plan, and evaluate health situations likely to involve nursing care for individuals, families, and communities so as to develop educational, disease prevention, and health promotion projects .

  • CE4. The ability to provide individualized nursing care that takes into consideration all aspects of the individual and his/her family (biological, psychosocial, spiritual, and cultural), without judgement and while respecting his/her opinions, beliefs, and values, and guaranteeing professional confidentiality.

  • CE5. The ability to educate, instruct, help, and support patients, caretakers, and families in order to promote their wellbeing, comfort, safety, and independence, as well as the rights of patients with respect to participation, information, responsibility, and decision making regarding healthcare related processes.

  • CE6. The ability to skilfully lead activities dealing with health education, health promotion, and disease prevention in all stages of life, in order to promote measures aimed at encouraging healthy lifestyles.

  • CE7. The ability to effectively communicate with patients, families, social groups, and team members.

  • CE8. The ability to work cooperatively with peers and on interdisciplinary teams in different healthcare settings.

  • CE9. The ability to follow ethical and moral principles as well as understand legal responsibilities when fulfilling professional duties.

  • CE10. Knowing the principles of healthcare financing in order to prioritise and effectively manage time and resources, while ensuring that quality standards are met.

  • CE11. The ability to recognize one's own limitations and the need to maintain and update one's professional abilities, with special focus on the self-directed learning of new techniques and knowledge.

  • CE12. The ability to use and apply, in clinical practice, the scientific, technological, and technical knowledge that favour continuity and complementarity in nursing care.

  • CE13. Having the capacity to be innovative and being able to disseminate scientific findings in the healthcare sector.

  • CE14. Knowing and understanding the core sciences: biology, social sciences, and psychology, as well as how to apply them to the health sciences.