Teaching and Training

The Nursing Department leads both an extensive teaching program and continuing education plans aimed at healthcare professionals in order to respond to their training and their development of skills derived from their progress in clinical activity.

The Clinic is a reference point for the training of nurses specializing in:

a) Mental Health Nursing
b) Obstetrics and Gynecology Nursing
c) Family and Community Nursing
d) Geriatric nursing

Each year we participate in the Resident's Party with the specific guidance of a nursing resident and with the common transversal training of the reception process. The number of trainees in the Nursing Department for 2018 was 1,105, broken down as follows:

  • 831 Pre-degree students.
  • 577 Undergraduate students (+ 120 students from Higher Education Cycles + 112 students from Intermediate Education Cycles + 22 healthcare assistant students).
  • 274 Postgraduate and Masters students.

Academic collaboration centers for the following courses:


Nursing, Physiotherapy, Social Work, Social Education, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Optometry and Podiatry.

Qualification by centers

  • Nursing: UB, Sant Joan de Déu, Blanquerna
  • Physiotherapy: Gembernat, Blanquerna
  • Social Work: UB
  • Social Education: UB
  • Nutrition and Dietetics: UB
  • Speech therapy: UVIC
  • Occupational therapy: UVIC

Masters and Postgraduates

Masters UB

  • Critical Illness and Emergencies Master
  • Master's Degree in Nursing Care of the Critically Ill
  • Emergency Master's
  • Master's in Cardiovascular Patient Care
  • Master's Degree in Oncology Nursing
  • Master's Degree in Surgical Nursing
  • Nursing Master's in Anesthesia, Reanimation and Pain treatment
  • Master's degree in Perfusion and Extracorporeal Oxygenation techniques

Other centers

  • University Master's in Chest Physiotherapy (EUF Gembernat)
  • Postgraduate Anesthesia Nursing (Sant Joan de Déu)
  • Master's degree in palliative care (UVIC)

Higher Degree Training Cycles (CFGS)

These are carried out in collaboration with the following centers:

  • CFGS Manufacture of pharmaceutical, biotechnological and related products: Institut Escola de Treball
  • CFGS Laboratory: Escola Ramon i Cajal, Institut Pedraforca, Institut Les Vinyes, Institut La Guineueta, Jesuïtes El Clot, Institut Bonanova, INS Eugeni d'Ors, Escola Santa Maria dels Apòstols, Centre d'Estudis Dolmen, IFPS Roger de Llúria
  • CFGS Pathological Anatomy: Bonanova Institute, FORMA'T Institute, IES Guineueta
  • CFGS Radiotherapy: Bonanova Institute, Sam Claret Study Center
  • CFGS Image: Bonanova Institute, Sant Antoni Maria Claret, Eixample School

Full secondary education cycles

Nursing assistant care technician (TCAI)
These cycles are held in collaboration with the following schools: Escola Sopeña, Escola Lopez Vicuña, IES Flos i Calcat, IES Pedraforca, Escola ETP Xavier, IES Guineueta.

Healthcare assistant
The Eixample School adapts to the specific requirements of each specialty. At the end of each year, the MSD award is given to the best Healthcare Assistant.


The aim of the Training Plan is to reach the widest possible number of workers, to comply with the legal rules regarding mandatory training, to maintain and improve the technical skills of healthcare professionals and to collaborate in their development.
The scope includes all the workers of the Hospital Clínic attached to the Nursing Department.

Priority lines

  • Reception
  • Prevention of occupational risks
  • Prevention and action in the face of a work emergency
  • Life support program
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Infection control
  • Technical skills and the role of healthcare professionals
  • Technology
  • Quality and continuous improvement
  • Research
  • Teaching
  • Clinical sessions

Advanced courses

The Advanced Courses are training modules, aimed at professionals in Health Sciences, which respond to a syllabus defined by their directors and approved by the CAAD.

Information on different Advanced Training Courses.
Training stays

The Hospital Clínic de Barcelona has an organizational structure based on institutes and centres, in which the different Services and, therefore, the different specialties are grouped. Each of these institutes/centres has a Teaching Coordinator, who is the one responsible for teaching and training activities.

  1. Letter of application indicating the period of time the applicant wishes to be in our Hospital, with contact details (personal and professional address, email, telephone and fax number)
  2. Official letter, on the center's stationery, from the applicant's head of service or manager of the health center where he or she workss, accepting and recommending the stay at our center during the accepted period.
  3. Curriculum Vitae summarized (maximum 4 pages) including photograph
  4. Photocopy of the graduate degree and specialist degree or certificate specifying the applicant's work activity, if  the applicant is a specialist in training
  5. Photocopy of  passport / ID

Contact for training stays: Mrs. Adela Padial Mingorance - Secretary of the Equipment and Knowledge Management Area at 93 227 54 00 (Ext. 3496)