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Course description

Competencies and objectives


Course context for academic year 2021-22

The course has been designed to deal the main issues about the nursing degree regarding health and health care as well as basic functions of the nurse. Its aim is to provide students with quantification techniques to understand other subjects in the curriculum. In addition it is a purpose of Biostatistics creates skills and abilities to deal in a critical, reflective and scientific way to quantitative information and situations of uncertainty in their future work, providing methodological support for the student to get the new scientific developments.



Course content (verified by ANECA in official undergraduate and Master’s degrees)

Specific Competences (CE)

  • E-1 : Understand statistics as applied to the Health Sciences.
  • E-2 : Base the interventions of Health Science professionals on scientific evidence and the available resources.
  • E-3 : Establish evaluation mechanisms, taking into account scientific, technical and quality aspects.
  • E-4 : Understand health care information systems.
  • E-5 : Apply the necessary methods and procedures in your field to identify health problems.
  • E-6 : Set out the overall sequence for the quantities and statistical study of the health of a population.
  • E-7 : Use computer resources to analyse questionnaires and other tools for evaluating the state of health of a population.
  • E-8 : Interpret and communicate the results of studies in the Health Sciences field.


General Competences of the Degree Course (CG):>>Nursing sciences module

  • 26 : Analyse statistical data referring to population studies, identifying the possible causes of health problems.




Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

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Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2021-22

• Developing the knowledge and abilities to carry out a basic statistical analysis
• Developing the knowledge and abilities to carry out an data analysis by statistical software
• Developing the knowledge and abilities to shown and explain the statistical outcomes.




Code: 27005
Lecturer responsible:
Credits ECTS: 6,00
Theoretical credits: 1,00
Practical credits: 1,40
Distance-base hours: 3,60

Departments involved

    Area: NURSING
    Theoretical credits: 1
    Practical credits: 1,4
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.

Study programmes where this course is taught