Chile 2016: School of Nursing Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

Delegate: School of Nursing Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

Held two main activities:
1. A conference named “Sleep Well and Live Better” where our expert professor Patricia Masalan talks about General aspects of sleep and tips in order to have a better sleep

2. A stand where 4 volunteers will take sleep test to the students, in order to provide tips about sleep hygiene.

Both activities have no charge (For free)

Location: Santiago, Chile

Date: March 18th, 2016



Submitted by: Cristián Bonilla M. Head of Communications and Marketing

Short Bio: The purpose of the School of Nursing is to form nursing professionals with strong critical thinking skills, solid Christian principles, and the capacity to respond to the health needs of the country.

The School of Nursing also considers as part of its mission to increase nursing knowledge through disciplinary and interdisciplinary research, to maintain international academic exchange programs, to develop innovative models of care, and to offer continuing education programs which respond to current and emerging health problems and needs.

The School of Nursing has 598 students in its regular programs. A five-year undergraduate program is offered, which grants a Licentiate Degree and the Professional Title of “Nurse” or “Nurse-Midwife” depending on the curriculum chosen by each student. At the graduate level the school offers the following specialization programs: Family and Community Nursing, Nursing in Adult Critical Care, Nursing in Adults with Oncological Problems, Nursing in Adults with Renal Problems, Nursing in Elderly, Nursing in Child Critical Care, Nursing in Children with Oncological Problems, Nursing in Children with Heart Problems, and Nursing in High Risk Newborns. A Master’s Program in Nursing started in 2005.