Intensive Medical Simulation

Universidad Católica de Valencia

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Intensive Medical Simulation

  • Host University

    Universidad Católica de Valencia

  • Location

    Valencia, Spain

  • Area of Study

    Health Science, Nursing

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Must be a Health Science Major and have taken at least 2 years (4 semesters, 6 quarters) of college-level coursework.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Intensive program where the student will go through all the simulation scenarios in the Virtual Hospital UCV, (initiation tour in simulation field). You will understand from the easiest to the most complex and advanced devices, as well as you will train technical and non-technical skills in different clinical scenarios.

    Training is offered in the following competencies: 

    • Hard skills such as: catheterization, vital signs monitoring, airway management training, life support, aseptic tasks, auscultation, abdominal examination, sensory exploration, oxygen therapy, ultrasound, mechanical ventilation, and obstetrics, among many others. All of them at basic, intermediate, and advanced level. 
    • Soft skills such as: clinical thinking, communication skills, role-playing, etc.

    This Simulation course aims primarily to fully equip the student in acquiring both technical and non-technical skills in clinical practice. 

    The specific goals are:

    • Development of learning skills in clinical practice with a high degree of autonomy.
    • Recognition of essential elements of the medical profession, including ethical and legal principles.
    • Establishment of diagnosis, prognosis and treatment in clinical safety conditions.
    • Identifying the most appropriate therapy for acute and chronic diseases.
    • Effective and clear communication.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.


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