International Nursing Program

International Nursing Program

This is a program designed to train nursing professionals with an international profile. The program consists of 60 ECTS taught in English amounting to 25% of the Degree and includes one month's work experience in the Schools partner institutions abroad. Successful completion of the program entitles the student to the diploma.

The INP gives the students the opportunity to benefit from:

· Classes taught in English by bilingual professionals with considerable experience on an international level.

· Work experience abroad.

· Training that will enable them to work with culturally and ethnically diverse people and communities.

The program covers all four years of the Degree in Nursing. From the first year onwards, obligatory and optional courses in English are included in the curriculum, amounting to a total of 60 ECTS. Work experience abroad is organized during the summer vacations at the end of the second and third year.

In order to obtain the certificate for the International Nursing Program, the students have to submit an official certificate showing that they have achieved C1 level of English (CAE or equivalent) before February of fourth year.

First year
· Scientific English - 6 ECTS
· Philosophical fundamentals in Nursing- 3 ECTS
· Methodological fundamentals in Nursing- 3 ECTS

Second year
· Foundation of Scientific Methodology in Health Sciences - 3 ECTS
· Adult Nursing Care II - 6 ECTS
· Community Nursing II - 3 ECTS
· Nutrition and Diet - 6 ECTS
· Practicum I - 17 ECTS

2nd to 3th Summer: International Clinical Practice (International Internship)

Third year
· Child Nursing Care - 6 ECTS
· Geriatric Nursing Care - 6 ECTS
· Management and Legislation I - 3 ECTS
· Practicum II - 16 ECTS
· Practicum III - 15 ECTS

3th to 4th summer: International Internship (optional)

Fourth year
· Management and Legislation II - 3 ECTS
· Palliative care - 3 ECTS
· Practicum IV - 16 ECTS
· Practicum V - 20 ECTS
· Optional 1: International Clinic Practice (Discipline) - 3 ECTS
· Optional 2: Presentations for nurses professionals (Discipline) - 3 ECTS

High School transcripts and the results of the entrance examination are taken into account.

Students must produce evidence of English competence at B2 level or higher on the CFER at the moment that they do the registration process.

The minimun record to access to the International Nursing Program will be, at least, 7 in the first year of high school.