Career

Nursing

Degree in nursing

The Professional Nurses trained at UPAL have an integral formation based on scientific and technical knowledge that allows them to provide nursing care to a person, a family and to the community in the different phases of the circle of life, considering the context and interculturality, and applying the proper care process.

They are trained to carry out health actions at promotion, prevention, recovery of health and rehabilitation from illness levels, with social responsibility, humanism and professional ethics, satisfying the emerging and special priority health needs, integrating interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary teams with leadership positive.

The professional Nurse is a health professional who can perform efficiently at in- and out-of-hospital environments: community, hospitals, clinics, educational centers, work centers, as well as freely exercise their profession individually and/or at special services companies and/or nursing consultations.

Important Information

University Degree

Semesters: 7

Duration: 3 Years and a Half + Internship

The professional Nurse is a health professional who can perform efficiently at in- and out-of-hospital environments.

The UPAL Nurse may work in:

  • Public or private hospitals and clinics.  
  • First and second level health institutions.   
  • Specialized clinics.  
  • Military institutions.      
  • Non-governmental organizations.    
  • Private development institutions. 
  • Public Health Entities. 
  • Universities and Institutes which train human resources in health.    

Contacto Universidad

Campus Soria Galvarro

Calle Soria Galvarro #4743
Entre Lira y Oblitas
Oruro, Bolivia

(591) 2- 5230330-1
upal@upal.edu

Lu – Vie:

  • 8:00 a 15:30 hrs.
  • 14:30 a 18:30 hrs.

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Student Requirements

NATIONAL STUDENTS
– Photocopy of bachelor’s degree, legalized by the issuing University or SEDUCA.
– Original Birth Certificate.
– Photocopy of Identity Card.
Two 3 × 3 photographs with beige or light background.

FOREIGN STUDENTS
1.- Photocopy of bachelor’s degree or equivalent document that enables you to pursue higher studies, legalized by:

Option 1
Apostille Procedure (DS. 3541 of April 25, 2018) in the country of origin

Option 2
Ministry of Education of the Country of Origin
Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the Country of Origin
Bolivian Consulate in the Country of Origin
Ministries of Foreign Affairs in Bolivia (Chancellery)
(both options are valid)

2.- Original Birth Certificate or photocopy, legalized by:

Option 1
Apostille Procedure (DS. 3541 of April 25, 2018) in the country of origin

Option 2
– Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the Country of Origin
Bolivian Consulate in the Country of Origin
Ministries of Foreign Affairs in Bolivia (Chancellery)
(both options are valid)

3.- Photocopy of the passport with student VISA or legal residence in Bolivia
4.- Two 3 x 3 size photographs with beige or light background

Graduation Modalities

THESIS
Research work that is characterized by its methodological and scientific rigor in order to provide demonstrable solutions and answers to a scientific problem, formulating applicable alternatives or proposing practical or theoretical solutions.

2. DEGREE PROJECT
Consists of a written work that meets the demands of scientific methodology, which describes an ordered set of resources and actions leading to generate proposals related to plans, programs, models, prototypes, architectures, devices, codes, installers and others applicable to a certain process, unit, organization, group, product or service, for its improvement, innovation, modernization or technological development.

GRADE TEST
Consists of an evaluation through oral or written tests to measure the effectiveness of the professional training process, valuing knowledge, comprehension, analysis and the application of theories and procedures to situations in a determined discipline. The number of tests will be defined based on the number of areas or disciplines of the practice of the profession.

DIRECTED WORK
Consists in the elaboration of a systematic and methodical work, the result of the treatment of a practical problem or specific topic, developed in a public or private, productive or service institution, accredited and recognized in the respective branch or area of the discipline, which raises an applicable intervention proposal.

GRADUATION BY EXCELLENCE
Graduation by excellence is a modality that exempts outstanding students from going through other types or modalities of graduation; they voluntarily join this type of graduation.

Why study Nursing at UPAL?

UPAL offers coherent and flexible interdisciplinary academic programs focused on the development of competences, personalized teaching, permanent professional practice; profiles oriented to research and quality personal and professional development.

Interested in this career? Our students and teachers have created this video to help you making the choice.