General information

Subject type: Mandatory

Coordinator: Carolina Chabrera Sanz

Trimester: First term

Credits: 6

Teaching staff: 

Carme Planas Campmany
Ana Belén Manrique Pallés 
Ana Maria Codina Bassa 
Anna Daer Gómez 
Carla Benedicto Pañell 
Dolors Montserrat Badia 
Eulàlia Castillo Mestres 
Eva Carbonell Valentín 
Francisca Lajara Latorre 
Gemma Pérez Giménez 
Lourdes Alarcón Carmona 
Maria Rosario Moreno Carmona 
Mariona Viadé Rocosa 
Marta Comellas Blanchart 
Monica Ulloa Marin 
Vanessa Vicente Aicua 
Yolanda Sánchez Ruiz 


Basic skills
  • CB2_That students know how to apply their knowledge to their job or vocation in a professional way and have the skills that need to be demonstrated through the elaboration and defense of arguments and the resolution of problems within their area of ​​study

  • CB3_That students have the ability to gather or interpret relevant data (usually within their area of ​​study), to make judgments that include reflection on relevant social, scientific or ethical issues

Specific skills
  • CE26_Professional internships, in the form of an independent clinical newspaper with a final evaluation of competencies, in health centers, hospitals and other healthcare centers that allow the incorporation of professional values, healthcare communication skills, clinical reasoning, clinical management and critical judgment, integrated in professional practice the knowledge, skills and attitudes of nursing, based on principles and values, associated with the competencies described in the general objectives and in the subjects that make up the degree

General competencies
  • CG10_Protect the health and well-being of the people, family or groups cared for, ensuring their safety

  • CG5_Design care systems aimed at individuals, families or groups, evaluating their impact and establishing the appropriate modifications

  • CG9_Foster healthy lifestyles, self-care, supporting the maintenance of preventive and therapeutic behaviors

  • CG15_Working with the team of professionals as a basic unit in which the professionals and other staff of the healthcare organizations are structured in a unified and multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary way

  • CG8_Promote and respect the right to participation, information, autonomy and informed consent in the decision-making of the people cared for, according to the way in which they live their health-illness process

  • CG17_Perform nursing care based on comprehensive health care, which involves multiprofessional cooperation, integration of processes and continuity of care

Transversal competences
  • CT 1 Develop the ability to assess inequalities based on sex and gender, to design solutions


The external internships within the degree in Nursing of the ESCS Tecnocampus are carried out in the following subjects:

  • Introductory Practicum I - II - III, in the second academic year of the Degree in Nursing.
  • Clinical Practicum I - II - III, in the third academic year of the Degree in Nursing.
  • Advanced Practicum I - II - III, in the fourth academic year of the Degree in Nursing.

These subjects guarantee the credits and clinical training hours as set out in Directive 2013 / 55EU of 20 November 2013.

External internships include all teaching-learning activities aimed at acquiring skills in the different environments where the
Nursing develops its practice. For the follow-up and evaluation of the students in the different periods of the Practicum three relevant figures exist:
the academic tutor, the clinical tutor and the follow-up tutor. The three tutors accompany and ensure the achievement of the competencies (both generic
such as the specific ones) of each of the Practicums through continuous and formative assessment.

The subject of Clinical Practice I includes a period, where one of its main objectives is to take care of people in childhood and adulthood, healthy or with
acute or chronic health pathology. The centers where the clinical stays are carried out include Acute Hospital Units of different levels of complexity,
Primary Care Centers and Sociosanitary Centers in order to encourage people to learn basic care.

Learning outcomes

LO 7. Act in accordance with the ethical principles and legal norms that govern the practice of care.

LO 14. Make connections between the theoretical framework and the practical field of intervention.

LO 17. Acquire methodologies and work habits appropriate to the area where the pre-professional practices are developed and apply the appropriate clinical guidelines.

LO 20. Develop a critical spirit and ability to make decisions.

LO 28. Apply the knowledge of the sex/gender system in the analysis of the behaviors of men and women and in the assessment and counseling of patients, in
healthy groups and populations.

LO 29. Communicates effectively with patients demonstrating awareness of the professional-patient power differential, including the use of a
language that minimizes power imbalances, validates the experiences of people who suffer and eliminates gender stereotypes.

LO 30. Knows how to critically analyze information (differences by sex in morbidity and mortality, gender deviations and gaps) and adopt practices that
incorporate knowledge of differences according to sex and gender inequalities.

Working methodology

MD2. Seminars.
MD3. Work in group
MD4. Individual work
MD5. Presentations by topics by students.
MD6. Face-to-face tutorials in groups or individually
MD9. Directed practice.
MD 11. Self-employment.


The contents that will be worked on in the Practicum are related to the following axes of knowledge:

  • Individualized nursing care through the Nursing Care Process.
  • Prevention and health promotion.
  • Procedures and protocols according to the patient's needs and / or clinical situation.
  • Professional practice in different areas and situations.
  • Aspects of communication and relationship with the user.
  • Teamwork and interprofessional relationship.
  • Observation and assessment of the operation of a health center.
  • Ethical and legal principles that guide the profession.
  • Roles and tasks of nursing professionals in the different areas of care: hospital, social health, primary care.

Learning activities

The following table shows the training activities and the methodology used in them:









AF4. Clinical Practices


MD2. Seminars.
MD3. Work in group
MD4. Individual work
MD5. Presentations of topics by students
MD6. Face-to-face tutorials in groups or individually
MD9. Directed practice
MD 11. Self-employment

CB2, CB3, CG5, CG8, CG9, CG10, CG15, CG17, CE26, CT1


Evaluation system

The assessment will be carried out continuously based on the assessment of the skills achieved by the student:


Evaluation system


Evaluated activity


Individual follow-up 


Individual follow-up




Individual follow-up


Individual projects


10% Oral presentation

20% Final practicum work

Individual follow-up:
The individual monitoring of the student is carried out in the health institutions with the accompaniment and support of a clinical tutor and a tutor of
follow-up, both are Nursing professionals who ensure the improvement and acquisition of student skills during their clinical practice.
The evaluation is carried out jointly taking into account the evolution of the student during the practical period.

During the period of Clinical Practicum I, two online seminars are held, in small groups (10-12 students), and facilitated by the academic tutor.

Final work:
Students, during their practical stays, carry out an evaluable written work that will have to expose during the last face-to-face seminar.

Important information:

Attendance at external internships and seminars is mandatory and are subject to the “External Internship Regulatory Regulations a
the Health Institutions for UPF students "and the" Regulations governing external internships for students in the ESCST Degree in Nursing "
approved on July 10, 2019.

Each seminar will have a weighting that will be part of the final evaluation of the seminars. In the case of not attending for justified reasons, this evaluation does not
it will be counted in the final grade of the seminars.

It will be necessary to approve the written work of the Practicum, as well as the clinical tutor's evaluation in order to pass the average. In case of suspension of the work the student the
can perform again and deliver to the recovery period. In case of suspension of the evaluation by the clinical tutor, the subject of the Practical
it will be suspended and will have to be recovered during the months of June - July. The evaluation of the seminars is not subject to recovery.

In case of suspension of external internships, the grade of the approved parts for recovery will be saved and only the suspended part will be evaluated. It will be used
a system of quantitative qualification (from 0 to 10) and qualitative (suspended, approved, excellent, matriculation of honor) according to the RD 1125/2003.

The total or partial copy in any of the learning activities will mean a "Not Presented" in the subject, without option to present in the test of
recovery and without prejudice to the opening of a file for this reason.

Enrollment requirements:
To be able to enroll in the Clinical Practicum I, the student must have passed at least one of the three subjects of the Introductory Practicum.



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