Universitat Rovira i Virgili

Nursing and Health - Presentation

Contact

Dra. Carme Ferré   carme.ferre(ELIMINAR)@urv.cat    
Dra. Carme Ferré Grau (president)   Dra. Antonia Martorell Poveda (secretary)
Dra. Mar Lleixà Fortuño   Dra. Maria Francisca Jiménez Herrera
Dr. Angel Belzunegui Eraso   Dra. Misericòrdia Carles
Dr. Urbano Lorenzo Seva   Dra. Mercè Gisbert Cervera
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The doctoral programme in Nursing and Health marks a commitment by the University of Barcelona and the URV to the future of education and research in the field of nursing and health care. The programme offers a joint doctoral degree from the University of Barcelona (the coordinator) and the URV.

The aim of the programme is to train students as new researchers in the field of nursing and health care in order to enhance the quality of research. Health care is considered from a broad and holistic perspective that includes persons, health, the environment, society and medical treatment.

The doctoral programme integrates contributions from various disciplines: nursing, history, medicine, economics, sociology and psychology. These disciplines are intended as a source of dynamism and progress that provide the students with the right tools and knowledge for carrying out research in health care in order to meet the economic, social and medical challenges of a changing society.

The general objectives are the following:

The doctoral programme in Nursing and Health is coordinated by the University of Barcelona and is jointly organised by the following universities:
Participating universities

Teaching and research in the field of nursing and health care.