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Any American student can take regular UCV Direct Enrollment courses, “grado” courses, upon his/her Home University advisor´s.

This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between the UCV and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be cancelled due to insufficient enrollment.

 

MEDICINE & DENTISTRY 2017-2018

Any American student can take regular UCV Direct Enrollment courses, “grado” courses, upon his/her Home University advisor´s approval.

DENTISTRY

Any American student can take regular UCV Direct Enrollment courses, “grado” courses, upon his/her Home University advisor´s approval.

Direct enrollment courses

FALL 2017

Biochemistry. 3 US credits.  Biomolecular structure understanding and their functions. To know the general structure of metabolism and its integration.  To know the gene expression regulation and the signals transduction systems. To understand and develop the basic techniques of biochemical analysis.

Biochemistry

Biology. 3 US credits. To understand the concept of biology and evolution of biological sciences. To acquire knowledge about the organization and cellular structure and its relationship to metabolism. To acquire the ability to discern cells and tissues under a microscope

Biology

Embryology and General Anatomy I. 3 US credits. Comprising the steps of forming the human body from fertilization to completion of embryogenesis during the first trimester of pregnancy. To understand the concept, parts and evolution of the human anatomy. To relate the anatomical and functional concept of disease. To recognize the pathological anatomical abnormality. Acquiring the concept of non-pathological anatomic variant. Knowing the topographic, descriptive and functional anatomy of the musculoskeletal system. To understand the morphology, structure and function of the musculoskeletal system. To identify and discriminate spatial axes and planes body. To learn about the concepts of the anatomic relationship, comparison and movement Distinguishing anatomical and functional concepts of organ, apparatus and system. To learn basic techniques of surgical in corpses dissection. Use the self-learning as a fundamental tool in the development, innovation, and professional responsibility. Knowing the structure and function of the human body semiotics, mechanisms, causes and general manifestations of the disease and diagnostic methods processes medical and surgical pathology. To acquire the skills necessary to achieve clinical and surgical experience appropriate in each of the medical content, promoting awareness of the surface anatomy and management of surgical instruments at work on corpses.

Embryology and General Anatomy

ANATOMICAL PATHOLOGY I. 3 US credits. Students acquire the knowledge of basic cellular lesions: the student should know the morphological characteristics of metabolic, inflammatory, and vascular cell growth disorders. They will be able to relate this knowledge with other disciplines such as pathophysiology. They will able to identify practical way the most frequent pathologic lesions and characteristics corresponding to: types of necrosis and inflammation, hemodynamic disorders, benign and malignant neoplasms. They will be able to understand the usefulness of dental pathology biopsy to establish the diagnosis and prognosis of injuries. They will learn the pathological types and clinical significance of the most frequent non-neoplastic and neoplastic lesions of the oral cavity, jaw and salivary glands. Students will acquire an anatomical clinical mentality, valuing the clinical disease and its evolution in relation to the morphological alterations.

Anatomical Pathology

GENERAL and DENTAL PHARMACOLOGY 3 US credits. Students will learn the general ways drugs react, the pharmacokinetic processes in the body (LADME) and the routes of administration of drugs and therapeutic regimens main. Students will learn about the possible toxicity, adverse reactions and drug interactions arising from the administration of drugs. They will also learn the main therapeutic groups of systemic action as well as the main therapeutic groups use in dental practice.

General and Dental Pharmacology

ANAESTHESIOLOGY 3 US credits. To understand the importance of the local anesthetic in dentistry. Understand the mechanism of action of the anesthetic places. To know the forms of administration of local anesthetics. Evaluate their indications, contraindications, and risks. To know their undesirable effects, local and systemic of local anesthetics. To know and execute usual anesthetic techniques in dentistry. To know and execute the anesthetic Techniques commonly used in dentistry. Knowing the effects expected from the patient under general anesthesia. Knowing the theories explaining the action of general anesthetics on the CNS. To know the names and characteristics of halogenated anesthetics Main. To know the names and characteristics of the main intravenous anesthetics. Knowing the aspects most relevant CPR. Knowing the pharmacokinetic characteristics of local anesthetics.

Anaesthesiology


SPRING 2018

Microbiology

. 3 US credits. Understand the concepts of microbiology. Knowing the general characteristics of bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites. Knowing the related infectious diseases and microorganisms especially those producing oral infections. Learn the fundamentals for proper use of antimicrobial drugs. Develop skills relating to microbiological diagnostic techniques. Develop skills related to obtaining buccal samples, transportation and processing and evaluate laboratory tests from the same. Learn the basic principles of immunization and prevention of infectious diseases.

Microbiology

Histology. 3 US credits. Acquire the knowledge of the structure of tissues, especially in the area of oral as components of the stomatognathic system, in health. The student must assimilate and handle the concepts of tissue, organs and systems, as well as the origin and functions of histological structures. Must be able to relate this knowledge to other disciplines such as biology, biochemistry, Physiology, etc. Acquire the handling capacity of the instrumental and discover the techniques common in histology laboratories. Be able to identify tissues and organs, and their microscopic components.  Acquire the capacity for observation and description.

Histology

Human and oral physiology. 3 US credits. To provide students with the fundamental concepts for understanding how the human body. To familiarize with the language that will have to manage in working life. To provide the students with fundamental knowledge about the functioning of the human body. To study the function of each component of the human body. To enhance the most important applications for the development of dental practice. There will be a first sweep of the entire organization of the body and its general functions, stressing how fundamental the homeostasis and the integration of all systems for proper  functioning of the human body

Human and oral physiology

Epidemiology and statistics

. 3 US credits. To define the concepts of health and disease. To know the determinants of oral health. To know the strategies of promotion of health. To know the epidemiology and prevention of the contagious diseases. To know the Programs of Oral Health in the area of the cooperation and international health. To adopt basic knowledge to design an investigation project. To know the basic concepts of the statistics for his application and interpretation of results in dentistry.

Epidemiology and statistics

General anatomy II and oral anatomy

.  3 US credits. To learn the anatomy of the cervical and orofacial regions. To learn the anatomical nomenclature of head and neck regions. Be competent in locating anatomical cervical and orofacial spaces. Understand the morphology and stomatognathic function.  Recognize the morphologic characteristics of primary and permanent dentition and dental nomenclature systems.

General anatomy II and oral anatomy

MEDICAL and SURGICAL SPECIALTIES

.  3 US credits. To know the general diseases, heal and repair processes among which are included infection, inflammation, bleeding and coagulation, healing, trauma and alterations of the immune system, degeneration, neoplasm, metabolic alterations and genetic disorders. To know the general pathological characteristics of the diseases and disorders that affect the organic systems. To know the oral manifestations of systemic diseases. To understand and handle emergencies and the most frequent medical emergencies at dental practice and basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation techniques. Knowing of human nutrition, particularly, the relationship of the nutritional habits and diet with the maintenance of health and prevention of oral diseases.

Medical and Surgical Specialties

MEDICAL and SURGICAL PATHOLOGIES

.  3 US credits. To learn the general medical pathology (Respiratory, Cardiology and circulatory system, Gastrointestinal, Kidney and Urinary Tract, Hematology, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Nervous System, Musculoskeletal).To learn the principles of dental surgical pathology.

Medical and Surgical Pathologies

PSHYCHOLOGY

.  3 US credits. To provide students with the fundamental -theory and practical-psychological knowledge necessary to help them in their future professional practice. To enable students to understand and reason biopsychosocial aspects of the studied behaviors and integrate the knowledge acquired in different subjects of psychology and relate with other materials. Enable critical understanding of the basic processes that influence human behavior and development. To train students so that they can manage and better serve patients. Getting students to know the basic methodology and techniques used in research of psychology as a field of study and make contact with specialized themes developed in the program literature. Deepen aspects of health psychology related disease process, habits related to health and disease, the doctor-patient relationship, the types of patients, the phenomenon of placebo, pain (acute and chronic) and compliance with therapeutic prescriptions. Getting students to acquire an education that will enable them to give a psychological response to the demands that are presented in their professional activity, as well as enable it to multidisciplinary collaboration.

Psychology

For a complete description of these courses and their syllabi please check

 

http://www.ucv.es/oferta-academica/grados/grado-en-odontologia   

(6 European Credits equal 3US Credits)

MEDICINE 

MEDICINE INTERNSHIPS in English 6 US Credits

Clinical practice at the Hospital Marina Salud in the resort town of Denia (100 km from Valencia) with English speaking mentors that provide individualized follow-up and help them adapt to the work system of Spanish hospital care. Every subject runs for a period of 3 weeks. The Clinical practice can be done in either term. In case of choosing a small number of subjects, the period allocated for training could be extended upon request.

Practicum II Obstetrics, Paediatrics, and Alergology 3 US Credits To teach the student the Acquisition of the necessary knowledge to recognize, diagnose and guide the management of the main gynecological diseases. Acquire the necessary knowledge to control the normal gestation and know the consequences of the pathology, as well as the direction of labor and postpartum.

Practicum III Cardiovascular and Respiratory 3 US Credits To reach the knowledge and comprehension of the respiratory human system and to be able to recognize, diagnose and orientate the managing of the main pathologies of the respiratory system:

- To know the main syndromes and pathologies of the respiratory system.

- To solve diagnostic and therapeutic problems of the respiratory system.

- To solve clinical cases where the respiratory system is involved.

- Accomplishment of clinical practices related to the respiratory system.

- To know the main diagnostic technologies in relation to the same one.

Practicum IV  Infectious, Nervous system and Nephrology 3 US Credits To know the clinical scientific basis for clinical approach for treatment and prevention of infectious diseases. Achieve clinical skills in the diagnosis and treatment of major infectious syndromes. Achieving communication skills not only with the patient and family but also with peers and groups. Being able to prevent infectious diseases through vaccination, prophylaxis and application of knowledge of the transmission of infectious diseases.

To teach the medical student the following: An updated knowledge of the etiology, mechanisms and symptoms of the most frequent nervous system diseases. As well as understand the importance of data from the anamnesis and physical examination for the diagnostic guidance for Neurology and Neurosurgery. To Know how the normal nephro-urological system works. Knowing the clinical manifestations and the clinical syndromes of the kidney and genitourinary tract in a surgical and medical aspect. Knowing how to indicate and interpret the main analytical, functional, morphological and imaging tests. Knowing and indicate therapeutic, medical and surgical procedures of the aforementioned organs and systems.

Practicum V Locomotive, Reumatology and Physiatry 3 US Credits Acquire basic knowledge about diseases of the Locomotor system, identifying and recognizing its causes, the real impact of the same in the population, the mechanism by which these causes produce the injury, etc.

The goal of this course is to help the medical student to achieve a better comprehension of systemic autoimmune diseases and musculoskeletal diseases so that the student is able to:

- Analyze the basic symptoms, which will help to diagnose the big rheumatology syndromes.

- Know the most prevalent rheumatic diseases.

- Establish a large differential diagnosis from syndromic categorization.

- Interpret the most characteristic results of imaging and laboratory tests in rheumatology.

- Know alternative therapeutics in rheumatology, getting a better understanding of the effectiveness as well as the safety.

- Establish a short, medium and long term prognosis of rheumatic diseases.

Practicum VI Oftalmology, Oncology and Paliative Care 3 US Credits The subject  matter  “Ophthalmology”  aims  to  provide  General  Medical Students with a comprehensive knowledge of the pathology of the eye as well as to know the most relevant eye pathologies in order to successfully state diagnosis, early diagnosis and differential diagnosis as well as to understand the therapeutic foundations and prevention techniques prior to application.

Practicum VII Geriatry 3 US Credits  To   acquire   training   focused   on   the   elderly   in   their   bio-psycho-social environment. To know morphological, psychological, functional and social changes undertaken by the ageing process. Students must be able to perform an integrative assessment, work in a multidisciplinary team and know the different levels involved in medical and social assistance.

Practicum VIII Family Medicine 3 US Credits   To teach the student fundamental, theoretical and practical skills which allow the student to get to know better the instruments and abilities of a primary care physician. To be able to resolve most health problems by applying information obtained through a clinical interview and focus on the medical, psychological and social problems.

Practicum IX Hospital Emergency 3 US Credits   To acquire basic competences in Emergency, so students are able to deal with basic situations (typical of a GP) on their own and as a part of a routine. To get familiarized with examinations or techniques that cannot be undertaken on their own due to their complexity, patient situation or medical responsibility. In these situations the student will be supervised or simple will be an observer.


MARINE SCIENCES

Any American student can take regular UCV Direct Enrollment courses, “grado” courses, upon his/her Home University advisor´s approval.

This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between the UCV and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be cancelled due to insufficient enrollment.

Direct enrollment courses

SPRING SEMESTER

Marine Ecology 3 US credits The main goals of this course are: •  To know the concepts and basic postulates as well as the current approach of the ecological science. •  Learn to interpret and elaborate ecological models applied to the marine systems. •  To understand the structure and functioning of the ecological systems (pelagic and benthic). •  To know the functioning of the aquatic ecosystems from the knowledge of the flows of energy and cycles of matter

Methods in chemical and biological oceanography 3 US credits. The main goals of this course are: •  To know the oceanographical aspects both, theoretical and practical, to plan campaigns, design experiments, choose the adequate procedures and methods. •  To know the strategies to follow during the sampling. •   To learn the procedures for the preservation, storage and pretreatment of samples. •  Use different methods of processing, extraction and analysis of marine samples for the determination of chemical and biological parameters.

PROFESSIONAL or RESEARCH INTERNSHIP in MARINE SCIENCES in English 6 US Credits

For a complete description of these courses and their syllabi please check

http://www.ucv.es/oferta-academica/grados/grado-en-ciencias-del-mar   

(6 European Credits equal 3US Credits)

BIOLOGY/BIOTECHNOLOGY AND EXPERIMENTAL SCIENCES

DIRECT ENROLLMENT COURSES 2017-2018

FALL 2017.

Advanced Instrumental Techniques, 3 US Credits The course will provide an overview of current basic tools in biochemistry and molecular biology and their applications in a protocol-type format. Some of the examples will be worked out in the lab to provide students with hands-on practical training. (FALL semester 2017)

Advanced Instrumental Techniques

Molecular Genetics 3 US Credits: This course focuses on the molecular basis of gene expression and inheritance. Basic molecular genetics techniques will be learned through laboratory sessions. Attendance to related scientific seminars and introductory bioinformatic sessions is included. (FALL semester 2017)

Molecular Genetics

Proteomics 3 US Credits: This course focuses on the large-scale comprehensive study of a specific proteome, including information on protein abundances, their variations and modifications, along with their interacting partners and networks, in order to understand cellular processes.  (FALL semester 2017)

Proteomics

Professional Training (Prácticas externas)  3 US Credits: Training experience in a company or developing an introductory level research project in a research environment. Possible placements include biomedical, plant biotechnology or bioengineering research laboratories and/or biotechnology, pharmaceutical or food industries. This course is also available as a stand-alone internship. (Fall semester 2017). Lab Fee = 500 euros

Professional Training


SPRING 2018.

Professional Training (Prácticas externas)  3 US Credits: Training experience in a company or developing an introductory level research project in a research environment. Possible placements include biomedical, plant biotechnology or bioengineering research laboratories and/or biotechnology, pharmaceutical or food industries. This course is also available as a stand-alone internship. (Spring semester 2018). Lab Fee = 500 euros

Professional Training

For a complete description of these courses and their syllabi please check http://www.ucv.es/oferta-academica/grados/grado-en-biotecnologia  

(6 European Credits equal 3US Credits)

specific courses offered for ucv-us program

* Please note all courses with a lab component have an extra 100 euros fee per student

The following courses are specifically designed for American students.

This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between the UCV and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be cancelled due to insufficient enrollment.

 

(If sufficient number of students enrolled):

FALL 2017.

Metabolism and Nutrition 3 US Credits: The course contents are focused on cellular metabolism, coordination and integration of nutrition and exercise physiology. The areas of interest of Metabolism and Nutrition encompass studies in obesity, diabetes, lipidemias, metabolic syndrome and exercise physiology that have an underlying basis in metabolism. Likewise, the student will work on paper assignments on the biochemistry of metabolism, cell signaling, molecular and cellular biology of nutrients. Current, but not exclusive, interests are metabolic effects  hormonal regulation, and metabolic adaptations. (Fall and/or Spring semester)

Metabolism and nutrition

General Biochemistry 3 US Credits: The course is devoted to the study of the structures, functions and interactions of biological macromolecules, such as proteins, nucleic acids, carbohydrates and lipids, which provide the structure of cells and perform many of the functions associated with life. (Fall semester 2017)

General Biochemistry


SPRING 2018.

Bioprocess Engineering 3 US Credits: Engineering subdisciplines such as material and energy balances, transport processes and unit operations are approached in areas of modern biotechnology: biomaterials, tissue engineering, microbial fermentation and microalgae culture. Bioreactor design and kinetics involving cell are analyzed from an engineering point of view.  (Spring semester 2018)

Genetic Engineering 3 US Credits: This course will provide students with an overview on gene cloning strategies and their applications, while they get a strong hands-on experience on molecular cloning laboratory techniques. Scientific writing will be also developed through paper assignments. Basic biochemistry and/or molecular biology knowledge is recommended. (Spring semester 2018)

General Biochemistry 3 US Credits: The course is devoted to the study of the structures, functions and interactions of biological macromolecules, such as proteins, nucleic acids, carbohydrates and lipids, which provide the structure of cells and perform many of the functions associated with life. (Spring semester 2018)

General Biochemistry

Metabolism and Nutrition 3 US Credits: The course contents are focused on cellular metabolism, coordination and integration of nutrition and exercise physiology. The areas of interest of Metabolism and Nutrition encompass studies in obesity, diabetes, lipidemias, metabolic syndrome and exercise physiology that have an underlying basis in metabolism. Likewise, the student will work on paper assignments on the biochemistry of metabolism, cell signaling, molecular and cellular biology of nutrients. Current, but not exclusive, interests are metabolic effects  hormonal regulation, and metabolic adaptations. (Fall and/or Spring semester)

Metabolism and nutrition

General Biology

3 US Credits: The study of life is a dynamic and progressive science whose ramification affects the lives of all individuals. This field of study brings together the essential principles of the science of living world and summarizes the core concepts of cell biology, evolution, microbiology, botany and zoology. This subject is designed for students who wish to learn the fundamental matter of an introductory course in biology. (Spring semester 2018)

General Biology

Plant Biotechnology

3 US Credits Plant Biotechnology has emerged as an exciting area of plant sciences as it can create unprecedented opportunities for the manipulation of plant biological systems. No branch of biology has developed at such a fast rhythm as biotechnology has. This subject covers all the important aspects of organization of genetic plant material and plant tissue and organ culture. For a good understanding of recombinant DNA technology, different aspects of genetic material, organization of DNA in the genome and basis techniques involved in recombinant DNA technology are treated. Application of plat biotechnology is discussed as transgenic plants in crop progress and an overview of the impact of Biotechnology on crop improvement in context of transgenics will be given. (Spring semester 2018)

Biochemistry of Health and Disease 3 US Credits: This course will review historical discoveries that led to the understanding and treatment of diseases of biochemical origin. The students will review original papers and will work to develop protocols to study those same health problems with the help of current technology.  (Spring semester 2018)

Biochemistry of Health and Disease

Stem cells: origin and practical applications 3 US Credits: The course will focus on the study of different types of stem cells, methods for their isolation and culture. Examples  for their  use in research and for the development of therapeutic programs will be provided.  (Spring semester 2018)

Stem cells

Genomics  3 US Credits: Research focused on single genes is old-fashioned, now the efforts are on describing the entire genome's networks, from the sequence to the effect. (Spring semester 2018)

Genomics


NURSING, HEALTH SCIENCES

Any American student can take regular UCV Direct Enrollment courses, “grado” courses, upon his/her Home University advisor´s approval.
This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between the UCV and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be cancelled due to insufficient enrollment.

NO DIRECT ENROLLMENT COURSES in English at this time

Specific courses offered for UCV-US Program 

The following courses are specifically designed for American students.
This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between the UCV and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be cancelled due to insufficient enrollment.
(If sufficient number of students enrolled)

FALL 2017.

Nutrition and Dietetics 3 US Credits (September through December. Morning) a. To know the nutritional problems among the current population, the epidemiological factors responsible for them, and the measures used to promote healthy nutrition. b. To know the difference between Nutrition and Dietetics, and to gain the necessary knowledge about food to be able to elaborate a normal diet. c. To provide adequate knowledge for Nursing professionals in Primary Care to be able to carry out Nutrition programmes in Nursing clinics. d. To be able to elaborate balanced diets for a person of any age group, regardless of their status.

Nutrition and Dietetics

Nursing Care of Women 2 US credits. (September through December. Afternoon) The main goal of the course is that the student gains a better understanding of the normal and abnormal pregnancy, delivery and puerperium, as well as the main pathologies in gynaecology that affect women during their reproductive age and during postmenopause. a. To know the physiological mechanisms of the pregnancy, delivery and puerperium b. To know the different obstetric distocia and their nursing care. c. To know and be involved in the nursing care of the gynaecological pathology during the woman’s reproductive age and postmenopause. d. To know the fundamentals of prevention in gynaecological health.

Care of Women

Human Physiology 3 US credits a. To help the student develop a constant personal and professional drive to better themselves, a problem-solving approach, a decision making attitude, leadership and management.  b. To help the student develop effective study habits, time organization skills, individual autonomy, critical and self-critical thinking, and oral and written communication skills.  c. To provide the student with the fundamental concepts to understand the human body functions d. To study the function of each one of the human body systems  e. To provide the student with the scientific language to be used in clinical practice.

Human Physiology

Internship 3 US Credits (5 weeks; October through December. Afternoon) Limited Availability. The student will have the opportunity to carry out 1-2 rotations in hospitals in Valencia or Denia (Alicante). Amount of hours, hospital and department subject to availability. a. To participate in the nursing activity and to learn how to act and reflect from the practice. b. To relate theory and practice with the reality of the nursing work. c. To know and apply nursing procedures and methods to the care of patients. d. To acquire skills in the different nursing methods e. To know how to apply a Nursing Care Plan. f. To promote the patient’s autonomy within their limits and possibilities.

Internship

SPRING SEMESTER 2018

Human Physiology 3 US credits a. To help the student develop a constant personal and professional drive to better themselves, a problem-solving approach, a decision making attitude, leadership and management.  b. To help the student develop effective study habits, time organization skills, individual autonomy, critical and self-critical thinking, and oral and written communication skills.  c. To provide the student with the fundamental concepts to understand the human body functions d. To study the function of each one of the human body systems  e. To provide the student with the scientific language to be used in clinical practice.

Human Physiology

Nutrition and Dietetics 3 US Credits (September through December. Morning) a. To know the nutritional problems among the current population, the epidemiological factors responsible for them, and the measures used to promote healthy nutrition. b. To know the difference between Nutrition and Dietetics, and to gain the necessary knowledge about food to be able to elaborate a normal diet. c. To provide adequate knowledge for Nursing professionals in Primary Care to be able to carry out Nutrition programmes in Nursing clinics. d. To be able to elaborate balanced diets for a person of any age group, regardless of their status.

Nutrition and Dietetics

Nursing Care of Woman 2 US credits. (September through December. Afternoon) The main goal of the course is that the student gains a better understanding of the normal and abnormal pregnancy, delivery and puerperium, as well as the main pathologies in gynaecology that affect women during their reproductive age and during postmenopause. a. To know the physiological mechanisms of the pregnancy, delivery and puerperium b. To know the different obstetric distocia and their nursing care. c. To know and be involved in the nursing care of the gynaecological pathology during the woman’s reproductive age and postmenopause. d. To know the fundamentals of prevention in gynaecological health.

Care of Women

Internship 6 US credits (7 weeks; January through May. Afternoon) Limited Availability. The student will have the opportunity to carry out 1-2 rotations in hospitals in Valencia or Denia (Alicante). Amount of hours, hospital and department subject to availability. a. To participate in the nursing activity and to learn how to act and reflect from the practice. b. To relate theory and practice with the reality of the nursing work. c. To know and apply nursing procedures and methods to the care of patients. d. To acquire skills in the different nursing methods e. To know how to apply a Nursing Care Plan. f. To promote the patient’s autonomy within their limits and possibilities.

Internship

For a complete description of these courses and their syllabi please check http://www.ucv.es/oferta-academica/grados/grado-en-enfermeria

 (6 European Credits equal 3US Credits)

 

VETERINARY

Any American student can take regular UCV Direct Enrollment courses, “grado” courses, upon his/her Home University advisor´s approval.

NO Direct enrollment courses in english at this time

Veterinary Supervised Practice and Clinical Rotation 12 Us credits  During  16  weeks  students  will  be  enrolled  in  a  traineeship  in  3  main professional areas:

•  Clinical Rotation on Medicine and Surgery (4 weeks). Each theoretical teaching unit will be structured in a comparative description of the pathologic processes of the different body systems in the main species of zootechnical interest. The practical sessions will be held at the Small Animal Hospital of the UCV (Valencia) and the Large Animal Hospital of the UCV (Carlet).

•  Supervised  Practice  on  Farm  Production  (4  weeks):  the  practical sessions will be conducted at the UCV farm (Massanassa). Activities for integrating the knowledge and skills will be proposed.

•  Supervised  Practice  on  Hygiene  and  Public  Health  (4  weeks):  the practices will take place in several Offices of the Public Health Department. The student will work together with a Veterinary Officer in carrying out the tasks.

•  Extra-mural Supervised Practice (4 weeks): students may also choose

to spend time outside the School of Veterinary Medicine engaging in elective projects  in  specialist  veterinary  practices,  other  academic institutions or research laboratories. According to the specifications/regulations for Clinical Extra Mural Studies (EMS).

Seminars, presentation of bibliographic reviews and practice resumes will monitor the individual work of every student during each Section. Weekly and final evaluations are planned for every supervised practice in each rotation section.

For a complete description of these courses and their syllabi please check

http://www.ucv.es/oferta-academica/grados/grado-en-veterinaria   

(6 European Credits equal 3US Credits)

PODIATRY

 

SPRING SEMESTER 2017.

Clinical placement I  3 US Credits Biomechanics, Quiropodiatry, Ortothics, Sports podiatry, Pediatric assessment,Injection techniques.

Clinical placement III  6 US Credits Biomechanics, Quiropodiatry, Ortothics, Nail Surgery, Sports podiatry, Pediatricassessment, Injection techniques.

 

 

Contact information

UCV-US PROGRAM DIRECTOR, EMILIO RAMÓN
Despacho 16090 – Centro de Postgrado
Universidad Católica de Valencia 
C/ Sagrado Corazón, 5
46110 Godella (Spain)

E-mail: emilio.ramon@ucv.es

raquel.blave@ucv.es