Objectives and competences

This course trains nurses in the early recognition and rapid and safe care of the most common urgent neurological pathologies, especially strokes, seizures and acute confusional syndrome, in order to improve patients' prognoses. Through the training, students will learn about the therapeutic options in the acute phase and the organization of coordinated systems for the early care of these patients from experts with extensive experience who currently work in the country's healthcare services. The course counts towards nursing career requirements.

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateAdvanced university course
Faculty or schoolInstitut de Formació Contínua IL3
Branch of knowledge
  • Nursing
Mode of deliveryDistance
Length of course1 academic year
Language(s) of instructionSpanish
Enrolment fee:First year: 350,00 €
An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
In-company placement(s):No
Classes begin:11/03/2024
Master's degree course homepage https://www.il3.ub.edu/ca/reconeixement-atencio-infermeria-pacient-neurologic
ManagmentPaz Rubio, Fisher
Open pre-enrolmentNo
Lead to doctoral studiesNo
Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:Yes

Objectives and competences


- To acquire the nursing skills required to detect and provide care rapidly, efficiently and safely in cases of stroke, epileptic fits and acute states of confusion.
- To improve nursing knowledge of cerebrovascular disease, update knowledge on the code stroke protocol and learn to use the RACE scale, a tool that assesses the severity of a stroke and detects an occlusion in the large cerebral vessel.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

Professionals with a university degree or diploma in nursing.

Access requirements and conditions

The course is also open to students with no prior university education, who will acquire the same knowledge and skills and receive a specific qualification for their learner group. Information on the access requirements and other conditions can be obtained from the course directors.


Contact us

Faculty or school where the course is taught

Address:Institut de Formació Contínua - UB
C/ Ciutat de Granada, 131

08018 - Barcelona
Email address:info@il3.ub.edu
Telephone:93 403 96 96
Observations:Online learning

For further enquiries

Address:Institut de Formació Contínua - UB
C/ Ciutat de Granada, 131

08018 - Barcelona
Email address:info@il3.ub.edu
Telephone:93 309 36 54
Observations:Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.