General information

Subject type: Mandatory

Coordinator: Carolina Chabrera Sanz

Trimester: First term

Credits: 20

Teaching staff: 

Esther Mateo Aguilar
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 Garreta Parés 
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
  • CB4_That students can convey information, ideas, problems and solutions to an audience, both specialized and non-specialized

  • CB5_That students have developed those learning skills necessary to undertake further studies with a high degree of autonomy.

  • 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

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

  • CG6_Basing nursing interventions on scientific evidence and available media

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

  • CG11_Establish effective communication with patients, family, social groups and peers and promote health education

  • 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

  • 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 practices include all teaching-learning activities aimed at acquiring skills in the different environments where Nursing develops its practice. For the monitoring 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 skills (both generic and specific) of each of the Practicums through continuous and formative assessment.

The subject of Advanced practicum it has a total of 50 ECTS between the three subjects that make it up: Advanced Practical I, II and III. Students who can take these subjects are those who have passed the rest of the theoretical subjects of the three Bachelor's courses, for this reason, they are students with a high level of achievement who are able to develop a much more professional way the existing health challenges.

That is why the ESCST is committed to a more integrative practical model in the last year and that allows the student a holistic view, not so much of the specific pathologies, but of the care processes, as they are addressed from of the different levels of care that our health system has.

In the Advanced Practicum, students have the option of doing specialized practices with or without rotation and/or itineraries. The structures can be different according to the availability of services and units of each of the health institutions where the students carry out their clinical stays.


Learning outcomes

LO4. Demonstrate the abilities of observation, critical analysis and self-learning in the gerontological and palliative processes in the various areas of care.

LO7. Act in accordance with the ethical principles and legal rules governing the practice of care.

LO8. Recognize the elements of care management involved in the different clinical processes.

RA10. Develop educational interventions that contribute to maintaining healthy lifestyles and improving people's quality of life.

LO11. Build new knowledge about care from reflection in action and reflection on action.

RA16. Develop knowledge, skills and attitudes involved in nursing care in complex and specialized situations.

RA17. Acquire methodologies and working habits appropriate to the area where pre-professional practices are developed and apply the appropriate clinical guidelines.

RA18. Develop attitudes of self-analysis and self-evaluation in the context of the activities carried out.

RA20. Develop a critical spirit and capacity for decision-making.

RA22. Identifies and is able to analyze the structural causes and effects of violence against women and other gender-based violence.

RA23. Identify and problematize deviations, stereotypes and gender roles in your discipline and your profession.

RA24. He knows and uses the contributions of women and gender studies in his discipline.

RA25. He knows how to use language in an inclusive and non-sexist way.

RA27. It is able to perform a clinical history, physical, psychological examination, or nursing diagnosis, specifically for women and men.

RA28. Apply the knowledge of the sex/gender system in the analysis of the behavior of men and women and in the evaluation or counseling of patients in healthy groups and populations.

RA29. Communicates effectively with patients demonstrating awareness of professional-patient power differentials including the use of language that minimizes power imbalances, validates the experiences of sufferers, and eliminates gender stereotypes.

RA30. 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.

RA31. It incorporates tools to evaluate and monitor gender equality in interventions related to health RA32. Knows how to identify cases of gender-based violence and knows the action protocols in situations of suspicion and/or abuse (physical, psychological or sexual).

LO 32. Knows how to identify cases of gender-based violence and knows the protocols for action in situations of suspicion and/or abuse (physical, psychological or sexual).

Working methodology

MD2. Seminars.
MD3. Work in group.
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:

  • Reflective practice
  • Prevention and health promotion.
  • Care procedures and protocols.
  • Communication and relationship with the user.
  • Teamwork and interprofessional relationship.
  • Ethical and legal principles that guide the profession.
  • Self-awareness and self-knowledge.
  • Management of emotions and conflicts.
  • Patient safety.
  • 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:

Activity ECTS Methodology Skills
AF4. Clinical Practices 20

MD2. Seminars

MD3. Work in group

MD5. Presentations of topics by students

MD6. Face-to-face tutorials in groups or individually

MD9. Directed practice

MD11. Self-employment

CB2, CB4, CB5, CG6, CG9, CG10,
CG11, CG14, 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 




Individual follow-up 


Group work


Final work of the practicum and oral presentation

Individual follow-up:

The individual follow-up of the student is developed 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 Advanced Practical I period, five seminars are held. The seminars are facilitated by the academic tutor, and the group consists of a maximum of 10 students. "Additionally, the evaluation of the seminars contemplates the complementation of the Internship Satisfaction Survey."  

Final work:

Students, during their practical stays, carry out a group evaluable written work that they will have to present.

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.  

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 written work, the student can do it again and hand it in during the recovery period. The evaluation of the seminars is not subject to recovery. In case of suspension of the evaluation by the clinical tutor, the subject of the Practical will be suspended. In the case of the Advanced practicum, it will not be possible to make up the same for reasons related to the academic calendar, but partial recoveries will be assessed for justified reasons according to the "Regulatory regulation of external practices for ESCST Nursing Degree students" approved on 10 of July 2019.

A quantitative (from 0 to 10) and qualitative (failed, passed, excellent, honor roll) grading system will be used according to RD 1125/2003. 

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

Registration requirements:

Have passed the subjects of the introductory practicum and the clinical practicum