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The Nursing Bachelor Degree is a new program at UDLAP that lasts five years (includes a year of social service) and offers 95% scholarship for maintaining an outstanding GPA. In the current study program, students receive a complete professional education with which they will acquire skills and tools necessary to face the challenges of a globalized world.

To maximize your skills during your professional practice, we use vanguard teaching-learning methods through clinical labs that include high, medium and low fidelity simulators to practice each of the nursing procedures and techniques taught in the classroom. Also, we combine clinical practices so you can learn to solve problems, work in a team and develop unique skills to successfully join the job market.

Universidad de las Américas Puebla has agreements with public and private hospitals for your professional practices, which are required from the second to the eighth semester. We stress the importance of Nursing in the prevention of disease and in health care.

Your job market is ample, since you can work in areas such as teaching, management, research and assistance, in both the private and public sector. You can also start your own company. We seek an advanced education for your professional development, considering specialties, masters and doctorates.

Nursing Licenciatura Mission

To train academically excellent nursing professionals who respond and contribute in assistance, administrative, research and teaching functions, with innovative and humanitarian leadership, a holistic view of social responsibility, and committed to their professional practice.

Nursing Licenciatura Vision

To train nurses who can face the challenges of a globalized world through competitive and innovative professional practices with specific actions, to prevent disease and encourage health in individuals, families and communities, achieving important changes in health care.

At the Licenciatura in Nursing our objective is to train you as a health professional, capable of making, applying, coordinating and treating health issues in healthy or sick individuals, with the ethical values that guide Nursing. Through competitive professional practices you will innovate and accomplish important changes in health care, promoting proactive attitudes that benefit the health of patients, families and communities.

As a Nursing student you will have:

  • A holistic and global view of illness and urgent problems in the health area.
  • Ample and precise Nursing knowledge.
  • Ability to work in collaborative teams.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Consulting and research skills.
  • Ability to analyze and summarize, and be creative and improvise.
  • Professionalism, ethics and social responsibility.

To guarantee an ideal experience as a Nursing student, it is important you meet some important enrollment requirements:

  • High School diploma with a GPA of 7.5 or above (legalized diploma/certificate).
  • Birth Certificate.
  • Basic knowledge of cellular biology, biochemistry and statistics.
  • Personal interview with the program coordinator.
  • Enroll in the Induction Course.
  • Ability to communicate in Spanish both verbally and in writing.
  • Basic knowledge of a foreign language, preferably English.
  • Use of basic software (MS Office) and Internet.
  • Discipline to study and a positive attitude towards learning.
  • Ability to understand complex ideas in writing (in Spanish).
  • Sense of responsibility, commitment, reliability, honesty, etc.
  • Service attitude, teamwork skills and innovation.

When you finish your studies, as well as enhancing your entry skills, you will also have:

  • Ability to apply holistic care knowledge on people, families and communities, considering different life cycles in the health-disease process.
  • Ability to apply nursing intervention methodologies and theories, thus helping patients.
  • Skills to plan, organize, implement and evaluate promotion, prevention and recovery activities, taking into consideration quality criteria.
  • Skills to safely administer medications and therapies to provide quality nursing care.
  • Skills to use information and communication technologies to make assertive decisions, and to manage resources in health care.
  • Skills to interact with interdisciplinary and multi-sector teams, having the ability to solve issues to satisfy the needs of priority, emerging and special health.
  • Ability to design and manage research projects.
  • Ability to actively participate in developing health policies, respecting cultural diversity.
Check the previous academic program: Program 2012
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