Doctoral Programme in Clinical and Community Nursing

Programme code: 3119

Regulations: RD 99/2011

Knowledge branch: Health sciences

Doctoral website: www.uv.es/doctorat-infermeria-clinica-comunitaria

Organised by:Faculty of Nursing and Podiatry

Management Centre:Postgraduate School

Participant Universities:Universitat de València Estudi General

Programme coordinator:Dr Ferran Ballester Díez

1st year available places:12 places.

Aims: The objectives of this doctoral programme in Nursing are several: -Give an answer to the necessity of training researcher nurses, with a critical conscience which enables them to responsibly act against health demanding tendencies of the contemporary world. -Training doctors who acquire the necessary capacities to assume the responsibility of creative leading contributions to nursing changing processes in the field of health, to the new challenges of the current scientific and technological development and to the new sceneries: demographic, political, economical and social which represent the 21st century populations. -Give an answer to the necessity of confronting new demands derived from aging, chronicle diseases, disabilities, dependence, and the new scenery of social politics consequence of globalisation. Differences and inequalities in the health of the population, poverty, social exclusion and the hatching of new public health problems, repairing of major contagious diseases, both unknown or without an effective treatment or the significant development of the sanitary technology require an adaptation of the nurse’s knowledge that the Doctoral Programme in Nursing offers. -Contribute the creation of spaces which facilitate the development of necessary horizontal relations which strengthen nurses’ participation on cross-disciplinary and trans-disciplinary teams, as a key element to achieve a change in quality and efficiency of health attention.

Description: Within health attention, the growing importance of nursing and the high level of value and recognition professionals who have studied in the Spanish university system have reached, and which makes some of the countries within the European Union consider labour request preferentially by our nursing experiences. This professional potential needs of an answer from the university educative system and the institutions in order to enable development of advanced training and research programmes which allow them to generate and amplify existent knowledge in current societies. The important changes in the demands from the current health world, the new challenges of technologic and scientific development, new demographic, political, economic and social sceneries which are present in the 21st century society and the increasing demands derived from aging, chronicle diseases, disabilities and dependences which create the necessity of training researcher nurses, with a critical conscience which enables them to responsibly act against health demanding tendencies of the contemporary world.

For administrative information contact with: doctorado@uv.es

For academic information contact with: doctoratinfer@uv.es

 
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