General information

Subject type: Mandatory

Coordinator: Carolina Chabrera Sanz

Trimester: Second 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

  • CG3_Know and apply the foundations and theoretical and methodological principles of nursing

  • 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 Nursing develops its practice. For the follow-up and evaluation of the students in the different periods of the Practicum there are three relevant figures: the academic tutor, the clinical tutor and the follow-up tutor. The three tutors accompany and ensure the achievement of the competencies (both generic and specific) of each of the Internships through continuous and formative assessment.

The Clinical Practice II subject covers a period where one of its main objectives is to take care of children and adults, whether healthy or with acute or chronic health conditions. The centers where the clinical stays are carried out include Acute Hospital Units of different levels of complexity, Primary Care Centers and Socio-sanitary Centers in order to promote the learning of basic care for people.

Learning outcomes

o LO 1. Transfer the theoretical and practical knowledge learned to care situations for the elderly in all areas of care.

o RA 7. Act in accordance with the ethical principles and legal rules that regulate the practice of taking care.

o LO 9. Recognize and apply the principles of care quality in clinical practice.

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

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

o LO 18. Develop attitudes of self-analysis and self-evaluation in the context of the activities carried out

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

o LO 25. Knows how to use language in an inclusive and non-sexist way.

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

o RA 29. Communicates effectively with patients by demonstrating awareness of the professional-patient power differential, including using language that minimizes power imbalances, validates the experiences of sufferers, and eliminates gender stereotypes.

o RA 30. Knows how to make a critical analysis of 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. The aim of these activities is for students to develop an active role in their learning process by encouraging collaborative learning as well as critical thinking in the face of common situations in the clinical practice of nursing professionals.










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 evaluation will be carried out continuously based on the assessment of the competencies achieved by the student.


Evaluation system


Evaluated activity


Individual follow-up


Individual follow-up




Face-to-face seminars


Individual projects


Final practicum work


Individual follow-up:

The individual follow-up of the students is carried out in the health institutions with the accompaniment and support of a clinical tutor and a follow-up tutor, both of whom are nursing professionals who look after the improvement and the acquisition of skills by the student during his clinical practice. The evaluation is carried out jointly taking into account the evolution of the student during the practical period.


During the period of the Clinical Practicum II, two online seminars are held, in small groups (10-12 students), and facilitated by the academic tutor. In addition, the evaluation of the seminars includes the completion of the Practicum Satisfaction Survey.

Final work:

Students, during their practical stays, carry out an evaluable written work based on reflective practice and critical thinking.

Important information:

Attendance at external internships and seminars is mandatory and are subject to the "Regulations for External Internships in Healthcare Institutions for UPF Students" and the "Regulations for External Internships for Students of the Degree in Nursing of the ESCST" approved on July 10, 2019. 

In the case of not attending the seminars for a justified reason, this evaluation will not be counted in the final grade of the seminars.

It will be necessary to pass the written work of the Practicum, as well as the evaluation of the clinical tutor in order to make an average. In case of work suspension the student will be able to do it again and deliver it to the recovery period. In case of suspension of the evaluation by the clinical tutor, the subject of the Practicum will be suspended and will have to recover during the months of June-July. The evaluation of the seminars is not likely to recover.

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. A quantitative (from 0 to 10) and qualitative (suspended, approved, excellent, honors matriculation) qualification system will be used according to 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 proof of recovery and without prejudice of the opening of a file for this reason.

Registration requirements:

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



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