Nursing Programme

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180 credits

10 Semesters

Registration 2.50 UVT

Tuition 50 UVT


The Nursing program of the University of La Guajira is approved under the academic agreement 006 of 2021 issued by the superior council for the application to obtain Qualified Registration. The purpose of the nursing profession is to promote health, prevent disease, intervene in the treatment, rehabilitation and recovery of health, alleviate pain, provide welfare measures and contribute to a dignified life of the person.

Study plan

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Study plan of the nursing program of the University of La Guajira


Applicant Profile

The applicant to the Nursing program must have knowledge in basic and human sciences, skills in teamwork, communication and critical analysis. They are expected to possess ethical-humanistic values such as service vocation, social commitment, respect and sensitivity towards life and dignity, as well as an interest in social and cultural problems.

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Graduate profile

The graduate of the Nursing program of the University of La Guajira has pedagogical, assistance, administrative and research competencies, oriented to improve the health of the individual, family and community through participatory strategies that manage the collective health risk. In addition, they will carry out health promotion and maintenance actions with nursing interventions defined for healing and rehabilitation, using the Nursing Care Process (PAE). The professionals will implement research strategies to address problems that affect the quality of life of the population, which will contribute to the development of the profession.

Maryluz Uribe Orrego Coordinadora de procesos académicos de la Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud

Mariluz Uribe Orrego

Nursing Program Director

Team of teachers
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Qualified Registration Resolution No. 007520 of May 09, 2023.

Este iframe muestra el brochure del programa de enfermería de la Universidad de La Guajira. Puedes acceder al contenido del brochure utilizando el enlace proporcionado.

Studying nursing provides the opportunity to play a crucial role in the care and well-being of people, offering direct care to patients, articulating care with the interdisciplinary team and contributing to the improvement of community health. This discipline involves a combination of technical and human skills. In addition, the program has a curriculum that adjusts to local and international dynamics, providing comprehensive training for future health professionals.


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University of La Guajira
Riohacha Headquarters
Km 3 + 354 Via Maicao

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Call the Office of the nursing program of the University of La Guajira at +57 (605) 7282729 and get the information you need. Our team is ready to assist you and solve all your questions, we are waiting for your call!

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