M5. Práctica Avanzada 2019-11-13T16:42:08+00:00

Candelaria de Aro
Module Coordinator

Module 5: Advanced practice in critical care and emergencies

Module 5 provides advanced skills in the care of critically ill patients and emergencies. It includes the realization of various courses, accredited by national and international entities (SCCM, AHA, ERC, SEM). The student will create their curriculum by choosing based on the offer (critics, pediatrics, life support, ultrasound, emergencies).

Each of these courses is structured in a theoretical and a technical and non-technical part. To pass this module the student must take the compulsory course (Multiprofessional Critical Care Review) and two electives to choose from. The courses are taught in Spanish, the precursor study content will be in English or Spanish depending on the accrediting entity.

  • Credits: 15 ECTS

  • Teaching period: September-June

  • Teaching modality: Face-to-face

  • Teaching sites: Barcelona / Madrid

  • Language: Spanish

  • Cost: 1.250 € (payment in January)

  • Access qualification: Graduates in Medicine or Nursing. Persons who in their country have legal attributions for health care.
  • Work experience: No previous work experience is required for admission to the master.
  • Master modules: Modules 1 and 2 must have been passed.

Autonomous Study

Study of pre-course materials. The student will have a book, material in digital format or virtual campus one month before the course that will have to study autonomously to acquire the theoretical bases.

Face to face sessions


Face-to-face phase. All courses will consist of a face-to-face phase of 1 to 5 days depending on the requirements of the course.

Course Accreditation
ADULT MULTIPROFESIONAL CRITICAL CARE REVIEW (Mandatory) SCCM
FUNDAMENTAL CRITICAL CARE SUPPORT SCCM
FUNDAMENTAL DISASTER MANAGEMENT SCCM
CRITICAL CARE ULTRASOUND COURSE IN ADULTS SCCM
PEDIATRIC FUNDAMENTAL CRITICAL CARE SUPPORT SCCM BCN
TROPICAL FUNDAMENTAL CRITICAL CARE SUPPORT SCCM
ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT IN TRAUMA CCR/SEMICYUC
ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT IN PEDIATRICS CCR/SEMICYUC
IMMEDIATE LIFE SUPPORT CCR
PEDIATRIC ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT AHA
PEDIATRIC TRAUMA SUPPORT HOSPITAL LA PAZ
CONTROL OF BLEEDING IN TRAUMA AND SURGERY SEMYCIUC
CARDIOLOGICAL EMERGENCIES SEM
CHILDBIRTH AND NEONATAL RESUSCITATION SEM
SURGICAL EMERGENCIES FOR NON SURGEONS SEM

* All courses grant external accreditation to the Master and are taught in Spanish.

  • Attendance: Minimum 80% for compulsory course (Multiprofessional Critical Care Review) and reserved courses.
  • Evaluation: Passing the corresponding exams.