General information

Subject type: Optional

Coordinator: Carolina Chabrera Sanz

Trimester: First term

Credits: 4

Teaching staff: 

Laura Curell Ferrer
Gemma Ferrando Torres 


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.



Learning outcomes

The expected learning outcomes will be as follows:

LO 2. Select and carry out nursing interventions from a comprehensive approach appropriate to each stage in each level of health care.

LO 17. Select the relevant screening and monitoring activities.

LO 19. Apply the nursing care process from an integrative and holistic model of care

LO 25. Select the various resources for social and health care for adults.

LO26. Know the strategies of teamwork as well as the specific contribution of nurses.

LO 47. Apply the appropriate comprehensive nursing care protocols and procedures at each stage of the health-illness process.

Working methodology

MD1. Expository class sessions

MD2. Seminars

MD3. Work in group

MD 4. Individual works

MD 9. Directed practice

MD 11. Self-employment


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

                         Injury mobilization

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

Learning activities


Typology Activity





AF1. Master class



AF2 Face-to-face tutorials



AF5 Seminars



AF9. Personal study



Evaluation system

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



Evaluation system



SE3. Group work -Flipped Classeroom (traumatic patient) -


SE4. Classroom participation


clinical case


SE2. Individual work


clinical case


SE1. Exam


Trivial Medication


SE5. Seminars

Triage Game








Important information:


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.


La unjustified absence in the individual work session (Trivial Medication) and seminars (clinical cases) will lead to a 0 of that session.


It will not be necessary to obtain a grade of 5 out of 10 to weight the final grade.


Reasons for justified offenses

1. Death of the spouse, child, father or mother of one or the other spouse, grandchildren, grandparents or siblings.

2. Illness or serious accident or hospitalization of the spouse, child, father or mother of one or the other spouse, grandchildren, grandparents or siblings. A serious illness is also considered to involve surgical intervention with general or epidural anesthesia.

3. Permission to comply with an inexcusable duty of a public nature.

4. Illness of the student, presenting proof.

5. Other circumstances presented by the student to the ESCST Board of Directors, who will determine if the reason justifies the student's absence.



In case of failing the subject, the student must take a theoretical exam in the period established according to the academic calendar.


Note: 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.




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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

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