General information

Subject type: Mandatory

Coordinator: Carolina Chabrera Sanz

Trimester: First term

Credits: 4

Teaching staff: 

Carmen Rosell Moreno
Ana Maria Codina Bassa 
Eva Diago Balart 
Gemma Garreta Parés 
Juan Francisco Domínguez Rebato 
Laura Curell Ferrer 
Mª Isabel Maestre Santamaría 
Petra Riera Gayà 
Rebeca Marín Martínez 
Sandra Arco Rodriguez 

Teaching languages

  • Catalan
  • Spanish


Basic skills
  • CB4_That students can convey information, ideas, problems and solutions to an audience, both specialized and non-specialized

  • 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

Specific skills
  • CE11_Identify, integrate and relate the concept of health and care, from a historical perspective, to understand the evolution of nursing care

  • CE16_Ability to describe the fundamentals of the primary level of health and the activities to be developed to provide comprehensive nursing care to the individual, family and community. Understand the role and activities and cooperative attitude that the professional must develop in a Primary Health Care team. Promote the participation of individuals, families and groups in their health-illness process. Identify and analyze the influence of internal and external factors on the level of health of individuals and groups. Apply the necessary methods and procedures in their field to identify the most relevant health problems in a community. Analyze statistical data related to population studies, identifying possible causes of problems and health. Educate, facilitate and support the health and well-being of members of the community whose lives are affected by health problems, risk, suffering, illness, disability or death.

  • CE23_Know the applicable legislation and the code of ethics and deontology of Spanish nursing, inspired by the European code of ethics and deontology of nursing. Provide care, guaranteeing the right to dignity, privacy, intimacy, confidentiality and decision-making capacity of the patient and family. Individualize the course considering age, gender, cultural differences, ethnicity, beliefs and values.

General competencies
  • CG6_Basing nursing interventions on scientific evidence and available media

  • CG12_Know the ethical and deontological code of Spanish nursing, understanding the ethical implications of health in a social context of transformation

  • 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

  • CG1_To be able, in the field of nursing, to give adequate technical and professional attention to the health needs of the people they care for, in accordance with their state of development of the scientific knowledge of each moment and with the levels of quality and safety that are established in the applicable legal and deontological norms

  • CG2_Planning and providing nursing care aimed at individuals, families or groups, oriented to health outcomes, assessing its impact, through clinical practice and care guidelines, which describe the processes by which a patient is diagnosed, treated or treated health problem

  • 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

  • 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


Integrated Nursing I is a compulsory subject that is carried out during the first term of the first year and that continues during the following two quarters with the subjects Integrated Nursing II and III respectively.

In these subjects the student will achieve the necessary first year skills, coming to have a global and cross-sectional view of the nursing profession today taking into account patient safety. Critical thinking and reflective process will be worked on both from the theoretical part through problem-based learning methodology (ABP) and from the part of clinical simulation where new skills and attitudes will also be acquired, all these aspects will be working with students throughout the different subjects of Integrated Nursing and with the calculation of all the subjects of the Degree in Nursing throughout the first year and all the courses of the degree.

Specifically in the subject Integrated Nursing I, the student will work in small groups of about 25 students in the seminars and about 10 in the simulation sessions achieving a personalized follow-up, with the following structure:

1. Seminars: Group work of cases through ABP, with follow-up of both the content of the work and the participation of the student where they worked among other aspects, those related to the nursing identity, the vision that I project, the different areas of action where works, skills of the profession, code of ethics of the profession.

 2. Reflective Diary: Individual observation work carried out by the student with group tutoring with advice on its development.

3. Simulation: Classes at the Center for Simulation and Innovation in Health (CSIS) are held in small groups where they work on technical skills or procedures, discussion, case analysis, theoretical knowledge, problem solving, decision making, teamwork and all the basic activities performed by the care nurse. It consists of 9 sessions of 2 hours each.


Block 1: Image and professional identity Nurse

Block 2: The Hospital. Professional areas of action Nursing

Block 3: Right to privacy and intimacy

Block 4: Abuse 


The simulation content follows the sequence of procedures described in the corresponding dossiers:

Block 1. Standard and universal measures

1.1 Hygiene and asepsis measures

1.2 Standard protection measures

1.3 Insulation measures

Block 2. Comfort and safety measures

2.1. Ergonomics: mechanical posture

2.2. Transfers

2.3. Making an unoccupied bed

2.4. Realization of occupied bed

Block 3. Care of the bedridden patient

3.1. Postural changes

3.2. Complete hygiene

3.3. Use of the wedge

3.4. Post mortem cures

3.5. Assessment and extraction of fecalomas

3.6. Rectal probe

3.7. Enema administration

Block 4. First aid

4.1. Basic CPR + DEA

4.2. Basic CPR in pediatrics and newborns

4.3. Heimlich maneuver



Evaluation system

The assessment system for the skills and learning outcomes of this subject includes different assessment activities for Subject 4 - Basic 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.



Code of Ethics for Nurses in Catalonia. March 2014

COIB. Documentation on nursing skills. Search


Patient unit. McGraw Hill. Available in: 

Organic Law 1/1982, of 5 May, on the civil protection of the right to honor, personal and family privacy and one's own image.

MaquedaAbreu ML Gender violence. Between the legal concept and the social reality. Available in:

Shared medical history. Gencat. Department of Health.


Organic Law 15/1999 of 13 December on the Protection of Personal Data (LOPD).



Nightingale, F. (1990): "Notes on nursing. What is and what is not." Ed.Masson.Barcelona.