Master's Degree in Nursing StudiesUniversitat Internacional de Catalunya
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- Higher Secondary
- Barcelona (Spain)
What you'll learn on the course
Theory and Models
Health and Society
Psychology of Health
Economics of Health
New Health Demands
UNIT I: ADVANCED NURSING (38.5 ECTS)
- Theories and Models (10 credits)
Scientific paradigms. Epistemology of nursing sciences. Analysis and evaluation of theories and models in nursing. Application of nursing theories in primary care, management, teaching and research.
- Bioethics I (2.5 credits)
Philosophical and moral foundations of bioethics. Ethics, deontology and law. Ethics and life sciences. Primary care ethics: personal rights, lawful principals and legal regulations. Ethics of healing. Bioethics. Ethical problems in the nursing profession. Methodology for clinical decision-making. Primary care ethics committees.
- Cures and New Health Demands (15 credits)
Analysis and perspectives of health demands. Clinical judgment: current problems and solutions for development. Models of clinical reasoning. Guides for clinical practise. Nursing practises in complicated situations: adult patients in intensive care units, chronic patients. Pain, disability and death. Review of new technologies. Social-healthcare resources. Family services. Empowerment. Innovation.
- Health and Society (5 credits)
Sociology of health: perspectives and methods. Social groups and specific needs for cures. The study of the health sector from the sociological perspective. Economic, political and cultural factors and the relationship between social systems, health and illness. Social indicators of health.
- Psychology of Health (6 credits)
Psychology of health. Resources and skills for nursing intervention in various stages of the life cycle and different health situations. Interpersonal communication and teamwork.
UNIT II: MANAGEMENT (11 ECTS)
- The Economics of Health (5 credits)
Macro and microeconomics. Health systems. Economic evaluation.
- Healthcare and Social Services Management (6 credits)
Management of healthcare services. Healthcare planning. Innovation and change management. Professional values and cultural institutes. Personnel, process and product management. Founding companies. Techniques of professional organisation. Management of material resources. Quality guarantees. Registers and measures of activity. Professional development.
UNIT III: RESEARCH (22 ECTS)
- Research Methodology I (10 credits)
Scientific methods. Scientific documentation and terminology. Problems in research. Methods of research, quantification and data collection.
- Research Methodology II (10 credits)
Data analysis. Interpretation of results. Scientific communication.
- Bioethics II (2 credits)
Research ethics and scientific freedom. Ethics of human research subjects and genetic manipulation. Clinical research ethics committees.
UNIT IV: TEACHING (8.5 ECTS)
- Teaching Methods (8.5 credits)
Pedagogical methods and educational paradigms. Educational planning and programming techniques. Learning processes and didactic resources. Teaching objectives. Educational process and evaluation techniques.
- Technical English (14 credits)
Reading comprehension of English-language research articles.
- Research Project (11 credits)
Development of a research project in the field of nursing. Enhance critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Approach research as a commitment and contribution to the ongoing development of nursing sciences.