General information

Subject type: Mandatory

Coordinator: Carolina Chabrera Sanz

Trimester: First term

Credits: 4

Teaching staff: 

Carlos Martínez Piper
Alba Raventos Villalba 
Ana Maria Codina Bassa 
Anna Daer Gómez 
Carla Benedicto Pañell 
Cristina Maya Bayon 
Dolors Montserrat Badia 
Francisca Lajara Latorre 
Isabel Navarri Ramos 
Lourdes Alarcón Carmona 
Lídia Serra Espasa 
Maria Rosario Moreno Carmona 
Marta Comellas Blanchart 
Monica Ulloa Marin 
Naomi Sech Macías 
Vanessa Vicente Aicua 
Yolanda Sánchez Ruiz 

Teaching languages

  • Catalan
  • Spanish


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

  • 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
  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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


El Introductory Practicum I is a compulsory subject of 4 ECTS framed in the matter of the Practicum of the Degree of Nursing. 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 Practice I - II - III, in the third academic year of the Degree in Nursing.
  • Advanced Practical 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. their practice. There are three relevant figures in charge of monitoring, tutoring and evaluating students in the different periods of the Practicum: the academic tutor, the clinical tutor and the follow-up tutor. The three figures accompany and ensure the achievement of the competencies (generic and specific) of each of the Internships through continuous and formative assessment.

The subject of Introductory Practicum I covers a period where one of its main objectives is based on taking care of people in childhood and adulthood, 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, Social Health and Residential Centers in order to promote the learning of basic care for people.


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.
  • Patient safety.
  • Roles and tasks of nursing professionals in the different areas of care: hospital, social health, primary care.

Evaluation system

The assessment system for the skills and learning outcomes of this subject includes different assessment activities for Subject 6 - Practical:


Evaluation system

Minimum weighting

Maximum weighting

SE2. Individual works




SE3. Teamwork




SE5. Seminars




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.

Registration requirements: Have passed at least one subject of Integrated Nursing.



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