Objectives and competences

The approach through vascular access has become essential in therapeutic management, and is one of the most prevalent techniques in any healthcare process of specialized care. Its use requires the management of various devices and access routes with different modalities and functionalities. It is one of the most used procedures by nursing professionals, it is estimated that up to 90% of hospitalized patients have venous access.

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateLifelong learning master's degree certificate
Faculty or schoolInstitut de Formació Contínua IL3
Branch of knowledge
  • Nursing
Mode of deliveryBlended
Length of course1 academic year
Language(s) of instructionSpanish
Enrolment fee:First year: 3.750,00 €
An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
In-company placement(s):Yes
Classes begin:19/09/2024
Master's degree course homepage https://www.il3.ub.edu/ca/master-infermeria-acces-terapia-infusional
ManagmentLimon Cáceres, Enric
Open pre-enrolmentNo
Lead to doctoral studiesNo
Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:No

Objectives and competences


- To acquire the knowledge, skills and aptitudes needed to develop a comprehensive approach to people requiring vascular access.
- To acquire the essential theory- and practice-based clinical judgement and skills to be able to provide nursing care in the various types of access and infusion therapy that ensures optimum patient safety.
- Facilitate professional development in the field of vascular therapy with criteria of excellence, as well as promote research in the field of competence.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

Graduates and diploma-holders in nursing with an interest in broadening and deepening the knowledge and skills necessary for the comprehensive approach to vascular access and infusion therapy in the various situations that affect a person's state of health (intravenous therapy teams, pediatric services, critical care services, emergency services, oncology services, renal services) and who wish to achieve a degree of specialization that allows them to develop the skills required of nursing professionals in the field of infusion therapy units.

Access requirements and conditions


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. Practical simulation workshops (face-to-face): from 13 tp 17 January 2025 from 3 to 9 pm. Practicum: 35 hours per week from Monday to Friday for 4 weeks, in the morning or afternoon shift and in rotation in one or two centres with Vascular Access Units, between January and June 2025. 13 synchronous online webinars with vascular access experts in the afternoon, according to the calendar. Master's closing session (face-to-face): 16 June 2025 from 5 to 7 p.m.

For further enquiries

Address:Institut de Formació Contínua - UB
C/ Ciutat de Granada, 131
Pavelló de Govern
08018 - Barcelona
Email address:info@il3.ub.edu
Telephone:93 309 36 54
Observations:Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.