Undergraduate in Nursing

Course presentation




The Nursing Degree aims to train nurses able to perform functions of provision and management of general nursing care to the community, at different levels of prevention and treatment of the disease. The main goals are:

  • Develop independent nursing care, integrated in multidisciplinary teams;
  • Provide, manage and communicate nursing care in its promotional, preventive, curative, rehabilitative and continued nature;
  • Demonstrate skills to assess, justify and develop nursing care to individuals throughout the life cycle;
  • Cooperate with the healthy or ill person, as well as with its contexts and other professionals, regardless of ethnic, cultural and religious nature towards health promotion;
  • Develop and participate in research, and be responsible for the application of the results, respecting the ethical and deontological principles;
  • Motivate for lifelong learning, both in the professional and personal development.

Curricular plan

CodeCurricular Unit Period ECTS Workload
9500301Anatomy and Physiology I1st Semester590h
9500302Social and Developmental Psychology1st Semester590h
9500303Anthropology and Sociology of Health1st Semester354h
9500304Bioquimistry and Biophics1st Semester336h
9500305Nutrition1st Semester236h
9500306Microbiology and Infectious Diseases1st Semester227h
9500307Research in Nursing I1st Semester236h
9500308Epistemology of Nursing1st Semester345h
9500309Nursing Fundamentals I1st Semester554h
9500310Anatomy and Physiology II2nd Semester354h
9500311Ethics and Personal and Professional Development I2nd Semester227h
9500312Nursing - Communication and Relation2nd Semester227h
9500313General Pathology2nd Semester227h
9500314Pharmacology2nd Semester236h
9500315Public Health Nursing2nd Semester472h
9500316Nursing Fundamentals II2nd Semester472h
9500317Clinical Practice I – Basic Skills in Nursing2nd Semester11168h
CodeCurricular Unit Period ECTS Workload
9500318Education and Training in Nursing1st Semester332h
9500319Ethics and Personal and Professional Development II1st Semester332h
9500320Nursing Management I1st Semester327h
9500321Nursing to Adults and Elderly People - General Clinical Processes1st Semester354h
9500322Nursing cares for adult and elderly patients with cardiovascular, respiratory, urologic and hematologic disorders1st Semester472h
9500323Nursing cares for adult and elderly patients with endocrine, metabolic, gastrointestinal and soft tissue disorders1st Semester581h
9500324Nursing the adult and elderly with neurological and musculoskeletal disorders1st Semester7126h
9500325Elective I a)1st Semester227h
9500326Clinical Practice II - Nursing to adult and elderly2nd Semester30540h
CodeCurricular Unit Period ECTS Workload
9500327Ethics and Personal and Professional Development III1st Semester227h
9500328Mental Health Psychiatric Nursing1st Semester7126h
9500329Nursing Care of Children and Adolescents1st Semester7126h
9500330Nursing of Women in Reproductive Cycle1st Semester690h
9500331Community and Family Health Nursing1st Semester3.545h
9500332Research in Nursing II1st Semester2.536h
9500333Statistics applied to health2nd Semester236h
9500334Clinical Practice III - Nursing to Women in Reproductive Cycle2nd Semester7.5135h
9500335Clinical Practice IV - Nursing Care of Children and adolescents2nd Semester7.5135h
9500336Clinical Practice V - Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing2nd Semester7.5135h
9500337Clinical Practice VI – Community and Family Health Nursing2nd Semester7.5135h
CodeCurricular Unit Period ECTS Workload
9500338Research Project1st Semester1,522h
9500339Integration to Professional Life1st Semester1,522h
9500340Nursing Management II1st Semester236h
9500341Palliative Care Nursing1st Semester1,527h
9500342Nursing care to people in critical situation1st Semester2,545h
9500344Clinical Practice VII - Nursing Care to People in Critical Situation1st Semester21360h
9500345Final Work2nd Semester223h
9500346Clinical Practice VIII - Integration to Professional Life2nd Semester28504h

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