General information

Subject type: Optional

Coordinator: Carolina Chabrera Sanz

Trimester: First term

Credits: 4

Teaching staff: 

Laura Curell Ferrer
Gemma Ferrando Torres 

Teaching languages

  • Catalan
  • Spanish


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

  • 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
  • CE3_Know the different groups of drugs, the principles of their authorization, use and indication and the mechanisms of action of the same

  • CE4_Use of medicines, evaluating the expected benefits and the associated risks and / or effects derived from their administration and consumption

  • CE7_Know the pathophysiological processes and their manifestations and the risk factors that determine the states of health and disease in the different stages of the life cycle

  • CE9_Recognize life-threatening situations and know how to perform basic and advanced life support maneuvers

  • CE20_Understand the changes associated with the aging process and its impact on health. Identify the structural, functional, psychological and lifestyle changes associated with the aging process

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

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

  • CG6_Basing nursing interventions on scientific evidence and available media

  • 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

  • CG19_Enjoy autonomy and critical ability to use ICT

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


Urgent and out-of-hospital emergencies nursing is an optional subject of the third year of the Tecnocampus nursing degree, it aims to provide future nurses with the basic knowledge so that they can carry out an adequate assessment, stabilization and subsequently transfer to a hospital center and the same time to provide comprehensive quality care appropriate to the needs and severity of the patient's pathology in urgent and emergency situations in the hospital and out-of-hospital field.




Block 1. Introduction

1.1 Concept of emergencies and emergencies

1.2 Medical Emergency System

1.3 Resource management in Catalonia

1.4 Operation of SEM units

1.5 Ethical and legal aspects of outpatient care.

Block 2. Acute Coronary Syndrome

                  2.1. Patient characteristics with AMI code

                  2.2. ECG interpretation in emergencies

                  2.3. IAM code

Block 3. Neurological Pathology

                  3.1. Stroke: definition, classification, evaluation

                  3.2. Convulsive crisis

                  3.3. ICTUS codes

Block 4. Traumatic patient

4.1. Cranioencephalic trauma

4.2. Patient with chest trauma

4.3. Patient with abdominal trauma

   4.4. Patient with traumatic acute spinal cord injury

   4.5. Patient with limb trauma

   4.6. Crush injuries

4.7. Mobilizations and immobilizations

 Mobilization of wounded

Immobilization material

Helmet extraction

4.8. PTT / SVAT codes

Dump 5. Triage

51. AMV Concepts and Catastrophes

52. Triage in catastrophes

5.3.Application AMV Procedure

Block 6. Pharmacology of emergencies


6.2. Solutions / concentrations

Block 7. Pediatric emergencies

7.1. Assessment of the child / infant

Evaluation system

The system for evaluating the skills and learning outcomes of this subject includes different evaluation activities for Subject 8 - Optionality:


Evaluation system

Minimum weighting

Maximum weighting

SE1. Exam




SE2. Individual works




SE3. Teamwork




SE4. Classroom participation




SE5. Seminars





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.



Carrasco Jimenez MS; Paz De Cruz JA. Treated medical emergencies. Madrid: Aran; 2000

● De Vierna-Grosso A, Medina-Aragon FJ, Alvarez Leiva C. Quick guide to drugs in out-of-hospital emergencies. Madrid: Aran; 2011


● Ayuso Baptista T. Initial management of the severely traumatized patient: Urgencies and emergencies. Madrid: Aran; 2011

● Jiménez L. Urgent and Emergency Medicine. 4ªed Madrid. Elsevier, 2009