General information

Subject type: Mandatory

Coordinator: Carolina Chabrera Sanz

Trimester: Second term

Credits: 4

Teaching staff: 

Gemma Garreta Parés
Marlene Maria Moreno Martinez 

Teaching languages

  • Catalan
  • Spanish


Basic skills
  • 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

  • CB1_That students have demonstrated knowledge and understanding of an area of ​​study that is based on general education, and is usually found at a level that, while supported by advanced textbooks. Also includes some aspects that involve knowledge from the forefront of their field 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

General competencies
  • CG4_Understand the interactive behavior of the person according to gender, group or community, within their social and multicultural context

  • CG7_Understand without prejudice to people, considering their physical, psychological and social aspects, as autonomous and independent individuals, ensuring respect for their opinions, beliefs and values, guaranteeing the right to privacy, through confidentiality and professional secrecy

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


Gender, equality and health is a compulsory subject of 4 ECTS framed in the subject of Advanced Nursing Sciences of the degree of nursing.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), gender equality / equity is about achieving equal rights, responsibilities and opportunities for all people, taking into account their differences, and being considered a fundamental human right. As a social construct, gender materializes in those relationships that establish women and men in different areas of social life and is one of the cross-cutting factors considered most influential when we delve into social inequalities in health. The gender inequity generated by this interaction of women in the various social spheres has a direct impact on their health.

 The subject Gender, equality and health, aims to deepen the group of students in those concepts that define gender, as well as its relationship with the processes of health and disease of the person and the community. .

The aim is to provide the basic tools necessary for students to integrate the gender perspective into their analysis and reflection process, as well as to understand the importance of its transversalization in health procedures, protocols and policies.



Topic 1. Introduction and general concepts

Item 2. Social inequalities, gender and health.

Item 3. Gender policies

Item 4. Gender violence

Item 5. Gender and health

Subject 6. The transversalización of the gender in international cooperation for the development.

Evaluation system

The assessment system for the skills and learning outcomes of this subject includes different assessment activities for Subject 5 - Advanced Nursing Sciences:


Evaluation system

Minimum weighting

Maximum weighting

SE1. Exam




SE2. Individual works




SE3. Teamwork




SE4. Classroom participation




SE5. Seminars




SE7. Practical test




SE8. Individual follow-up





A system of quantitative (from 0 to 10) and qualitative (suspended, approved, notable, excellent, honorary registration) is used according to RD 1125/2003.

The total or partial copy in any of the learning activities means 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.

According to UPF regulations, students who have the option of retrieving the subject are those who have obtained a “suspended” grade, which are the only ones that can be modified in the recovery process.

The evaluation system and recovery period are detailed in the Learning Plan available in the virtual classroom at the beginning of the subject.




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