General information

Subject type: Mandatory

Coordinator: Carolina Chabrera Sanz

Trimester: First term

Credits: 4

Teaching staff: 

Carme Planas Campmany
Ana Maria Codina Bassa 
Cristina Tirado Soriano 
Esther Mateo Aguilar 
Eva Diago Balart 
Gemma Garreta Parés 
Juan Francisco Domínguez Rebato 
Laura Curell Ferrer 
Marta Del Moral Pairada 
Mª Isabel Maestre Santamaría 
Petra Riera Gayà 
Rebeca Marín Martínez 
Sandra Arco Rodriguez 


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.

Learning outcomes

Seminar block:

LO 1. Develop attitudes and skills that favor the understanding of practical care situations.

LO 2. Develop cognitive, psychomotor, relational and communicative attitudes and skills.

LO 3. Argue in a structured, concise and contrasted way.

LO 4. Understand the bibliography consulted and place it in the nursing perspective

LO 5. Develop critical reasoning: skills for the analysis, evaluation and reflective formulation of arguments.

LO 6. Relate positively with other people

LO 7. Use reflective dialogue and self-assessment of one's own learning experiences as a means for the continuous development of professional knowledge.

LO 12. Know the historical foundations of nursing.

LO 13. Recognize the epistemological and historical characteristics that have contributed to the development of nursing as a science.

LO 18. Know and use the contributions of women and gender studies in their discipline

LO 19. Know how to make inclusive and non-sexist use of language

LO 20. Identify and problematize deviations, stereotypes and gender roles in their discipline and in the excel of their profession.

LO 21. Identify and be able to analyze the structural causes and effects of violence against women and other gender-based violence.

Simulation Block:

LO 1. Develop attitudes and skills that favor the understanding of practical care situations.

LO 2. Develop cognitive, psychomotor, relational and communicative attitudes and skills.

LO 5. Develop critical reasoning: skills for the analysis, evaluation and reflective formulation of arguments.

LO 16. Transfer theoretical contributions to the realities of nursing in simulated situations.

Working methodology


MD2. Seminars.

MD3. Work in group

MD4. Individual work.

MD5. Presentations of topics by students.

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

MD9. Directed practice.

MD 10. Simulation

MD 11. Self-employment

MD 12. Collaborative learning

MD 13. Critical reading


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



Learning activities

Regarding the formative activities and the methodology used in the same, the following table summarizes them including the credits assigned in each one of the activities and the competitions in which in the same work. In this combination of activities, the aim is for the student to play an active role in their educational cycle and to interact with the rest of their classmates through cooperative learning activities, encouraging critical thinking.






AF5 Seminars



MD2. Seminars

MD3. Work in group

MD4. Individual work

MD5. Presentations of topics by students

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

MD9. Directed practice

MD10. Simulation

MD11. Independent work

MD12. Collaborative learning

MD13. Critical reading


CB1, CB4, CG1, CG2, CG6, CG7, CG8, CG12, CG15, CG17, CE11, CE16, CE23, CT1

AF9 Personal study


MD4. Individual work

MD11. Self-employment

Evaluation system

The assessment of generic and specific competencies will be carried out continuously with the following activities.

It is necessary to obtain a minimum grade of 6 in the reflective diary, 7 in the average of the seminars and from 4 in the practical test to pass the subject.

Evaluation System


Evaluated activity

SE5. Seminars


 25% Evaluation of cases (seminars)

 5% Follow-up evaluation (seminars)

SE2. Individual work


Reflective Diary 20%

Clinical records 10%

SE7. Practical test 


Examination of the work developed in the simulation sessions

SE8. Individual monitoring (simulation sessions)


Participation, attitude, etc.



The recovery of the group work of the seminars will be carried out in the recovery period corresponding to each quarter individually.

The retrieval of the reflective diary will be performed in the recovery period in each quarter.

The recovery of simulation of the practical test of Integrated Nursing I and II will realize in the 3rd trimester with the surpassing of the corresponding scenario in the Objective Assessment Structured of Technical Skills- (AOEHT).

In the subject of Integrated Nursing III, if you fail the practical test, you will not be able to make it up.

Attendance at both seminars and simulation sessions is mandatory.

It is very important that the student consults the following documents for the repercussion that can have the breach of the rule in the evaluation:

- Integrated Nursing I student file.

- Integrated Nursing Procedures Dossier I.

- Practical guide of immersion in clinical simulation- CSIS Regulations.

These documents are in the Moodel virtual classroom of the subject.


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



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.