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Bachelor of Nursing

Experience an educational model that insure the relationship between theoretical knowledge and practical knowledge, thanks to experiences in the workplace right from the start of your studies.


In the undergraduate degree program in Nursing (LEN) you will acquire the tools to be a professional capable of performing different roles as a caregiver, educator, administrator, researcher. You will also be able to collaborate with a health team at the different health care levels.

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We will educate and train you in a professional manner so that you can provide humane, comprehensive care for the well-being of people. Bachelor of Nursing are prepared to work autonomously in the promotion of health.

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Admission Profile

To pursue this undergraduate degree program, you must demonstrate a strong sense of humanitarianism. Therefore, our curriculum features an approach based on competencies that will enable graduates to make their sensitivity to the sui generis activities of the profession patently clear, as it encompasses service, teaching, and researching at the different care levels.

Graduate Profile

Upon completion of the degree program, you will have developed the following knowledge:

  • Theoretical aspects of health, applied to formal and informal education, at the different stages of growth and development.
  • Subsystems that integrate the community.
  • Family, social, and cultural needs related to the health-disease process.
  • Stages of the nursing process.
  • Nutritional principles and nutritional therapeutics.
  • Fundamental principles of nursing practices.
  • Basic concepts of physical growth and intellectual, social, and personality development in the different stages of life.
  • Basic mechanisms of pathological processes and prevention levels.
  • Basic principles of pharmacology and therapeutic application.
  • Pregnancy, childbirth, and puerperium, as well as their main complications.
  • Characteristics of the physical and neurological development of newborns.
  • Most common newborn complications.
  • Ethical and humanistic principles, as well as the laws and regulations that rule the profession. 
  • Qualities required for personal acceptance and the establishment of effective relationships in the interdisciplinary and multi professional sphere.
  • Theoretical aspects that substantiate research in nursing.
  • Basic concepts of statistics.
  • Basic concepts of Geriatrics and Gerontology.
  • Care applied to the critically-ill patient.
  • Basic foundations of the administrative process and the appropriate use of material resources and human capital.
  • Different types of leadership and how it is used in the performance of duties.
  • Philosophical, paradigmatic, and theoretical concepts of the science of Nursing.
  • Stages of the epidemiological method.
  • Principles that rule outpatient care.
  • Factors likely to trigger mental disorders.
  • Stages of the design and assessment of programs.
  • Theoretical elements of care in the last stage of life.
  • The teaching-learning process and its application in health education and the discipline itself.
  • Preparation of diagnoses of real diseases, high risk, and welfare, based on the assessment of individuals, families, and the community.

Upon completion of the degree program, you will have developed the following skills:

  • You will provide nursing care to individuals, families, and the community, using the nursing care process.
  • You will establish adequate communication with individuals, families, and the community.
  • You will use different teaching methods and audiovisual aids in activities to promote, prevent, and maintain welfare.
  • You will carry out nursing actions conducive to the promotion of selfcare to maintain the welfare of individuals, families, and the community.
  • You will apply the principles of primary care as a strategy to improve population levels of wellbeing. o You will apply nursing techniques and procedures related to the promotion, prevention, and maintenance of welfare.
  • You will use clinical, medical-surgical, and electro-medical material in the promotion, prevention, and maintenance of welfare.
  • You will identify problems related to each area of nursing at the personal, family, and collective levels with the purpose of establishing attention priorities and identify solution options.
  • You will design, implement, and evaluate programs for health promotion and education, based on real-nursing diagnoses and high-risk and welfare diagnoses identified in individuals, families, and the community.
  • You will evaluate the nursing interventions in the clinic and community area. You will plan, execute, and evaluate the activities of the nursing department in the different health and community institutions.
  • You will work in inter-professional and multi-professional health care teams at the individual, family, and collective levels.
  • You will carry out outpatient care activities in environments other than hospitals.
  • You will provide care to people in critical conditions, regardless of their pathology and age.
  • You will establish positive leadership in the performance of your professional duties.
  • You will develop programs conducive to the promotion and care of mental and occupational health.
  • You will analyze social problems in order to contribute to the search for solutions, along with the team.

Upon completion of the degree program, you will have developed the following attitudes:

  • Acceptance of yourself and of the ethical and humanistic principles of the profession.
  • Patience, perseverance, and persistence in the performance of your activities.
  • Effective communication with the individual and with the multi-professional team.
  • Respect to the traditions and customs of a person.
  • Understanding towards the individual, family, and community in the development of comprehensive care.
  • Motivation for the continued and timely improvement and advancement in the professional and personal areas.
  • Initiative in the performance of the different professional duties.
  • Professional responsibilities in nursing interventions.
  • Respect for human rights and dignity, as well as for the environment.
  • Openness to criticism regarding professional duties performed.
  • Maintaining positive leadership in interpersonal relationships.
  • A disposition to carry out duties with multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary teams.

Field of work

As a graduate of the undergraduate degree program in Nursing (LEN), you will be able to work as a(n):

  • Health Educator and Promoter
  • Hospital Unit Administrator
  • Clinic Unit Administrator
  • Head of Nursing Services
  • Nurse researcher
  • Consultant Nurse in Hospital Quality and Security
  • Clinical instructor or tutor
  • Nurse administrator
  • Oncology nurse
  • Pediatric nurse
  • Surgical nurse
  • Obstetric nurse
  • Occupational health nurse
  • Intensive care nurse
  • Hospital Quality Manager

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¿Qué es la Licenciatura en Enfermería?

La Licenciatura en Enfermería es una profesión que se dedica al cuidado y atención de pacientes, teniendo en cuenta su bienestar físico, social y psicológico. Los estudiantes de la carrera de Enfermería adquieren las habilidades y conocimientos necesarios para proporcionar a los pacientes las técnicas de cuidado adecuadas.

Como estudiantes de la carrera de Enfermería, se les brinda la oportunidad de desarrollar una perspectiva reflexiva y crítica, lo que les permite tratar enfermedades en pacientes de todas las edades. Además, adquieren conocimientos sobre procedimientos de primeros auxilios, atención en situaciones de emergencia y prevención de infecciones.

¿Por qué estudiar la Licenciatura en Enfermería?

Dentro de la Licenciatura en Enfermería se ofrecen amplias oportunidades de desarrollo con las que pueden marcar una diferencia real en la vida de las personas, brindando cuidado compasivo y holístico, desarrollando habilidades de comunicación y de trabajo en equipo. La Licenciatura en Enfermería es una elección gratificante que garantiza una alta tasa de empleo y sobre todo la posibilidad de impactar de manera positiva en la sociedad.

¿Cuántos años dura la Licenciatura en Enfermería?

Cursar el plan de estudios de la Licenciatura en Enfermería en la UDEM tiene una duración de 4 años, pues está compuesto de 8 semestres y tiene un total de 39 materias a cursar. Es un programa académico muy completo, el cual la Universidad de Monterrey ha trabajado de la mano de expertos en el área.

El programa académico de la Licenciatura en Enfermería tiene el objetivo de formar jóvenes que se conviertan en profesionales expertos que trabajen y desarrollen la formación de atención humana, el servicio y cuidado de las personas en promoción de la salud.

¿Qué materias se ven en la Licenciatura en Enfermería?

La carrera de Enfermería tiene materias como: Salud pública, Enfermería en atención al adulto, Administración de los servicios de enfermería, Farmacología para enfermería, entre otras.

La Universidad de Monterrey cuenta con un excelente plan de estudios para la Licenciatura en Enfermería, ya que su modalidad está diseñada para permitirle a los futuros alumnos decidir el camino más adecuado para enriquecer al máximo su currículum académico y también formativo.

Al acudir con un asesor para saber más acerca de la carrera de Enfermería, podrán conocer un ejemplo de su plan de estudios, utilizando un simulador en el que es posible conocer cómo podrían organizar sus materias.

¿Qué se hace en la Licenciatura en Enfermería?

Durante esta Licenciatura se brindan los conocimientos necesarios para que los profesionales de la carrera de Enfermería proporcionen una atención integral a sus pacientes, evaluando aspectos físicos, sociales, psicológicos y culturales. En esta carrera, los estudiantes aprenden sobre el manejo físico de los pacientes, provisión de primeros auxilios, respuesta en situaciones de emergencia y análisis de diferentes enfermedades. Además, conocen cómo preparar a los pacientes para intervenciones médicas y así mismo, seguir los cuidados prescritos por el médico.

¿Qué hace un Licenciado en Enfermería?

Durante su práctica profesional, un Licenciado en Enfermería desempeña diversas tareas, entre las que debe encargarse de evaluar ingresos de pacientes, detectando indicadores básicos para entender su estado de salud y llevar a cabo algunos procedimientos de primeros auxilios.

A nivel comunitario, brindan atención y cuidado considerando aspectos culturales, psicológicos y sociales de los pacientes, además de ello, el egresado de la carrera de Enfermería puede realizar funciones asistenciales, administrativas, docentes e investigativas.

¿Dónde puede trabajar un Licenciado en Enfermería?

Un Licenciado en Enfermería puede ejercer en instituciones de salud públicas o privadas, escuelas, asilos, empresas, guarderías, cuidados de salud a domicilio, pero principalmente en hospitales y consultorios. Además de docente, también podrá trabajar en la administración, gestión o liderazgo de algún centro de salud e involucrarse en estudios de investigación del área de enfermería.

¿Cómo saber si debo estudiar la Licenciatura en Enfermería?

Generalmente, un aspirante a la Licenciatura en Enfermería tiene ciertas aptitudes afines a la carrera, por ejemplo, constantemente se preocupa por el bienestar de las personas y siente empatía hacia quienes tienen problemas de salud.

Además, muestra interés por la anatomía humana, disfruta trabajar en equipo y socializar con personas nuevas, ya que la enfermería requiere colaboración con pacientes y colegas en diversas situaciones.

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