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Info 2023/2024

Duration 2 years
CFU 120
Class LM/SNT1
Classe delle lauree magistrali in scienze infermieristiche e ostetriche (NURSING AND OBSTETRIC SCIENCES)
Access Admission test
Available places EU Students: 40
Non-EU Students: 2
Locations GENOVA
Language Italian
Teaching mode Frontale
Head of programme ANNAMARIA BAGNASCO
Taxes and fees From 0 to 3,000 a year. Find out if you qualify for grants ed exemptions
Student exchange International destinations and partners
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The course in brief


The course in Nursing and Midwifery Science aims to train professionals with advanced skills in the management of clinical care processes related to care outcomes. The master's graduate is a professional able to analyze and resolve complex situations, evaluate in interprofessional terms solutions to unresolved problems, and organize innovative care services based on the most up-to-date scientific research available.

Learning by doing

Teaching methodologies base learning on the development of critical thinking and problem solving. Problem Based Learning (PBL) sessions, workshops and journal clubs are offered in the classroom.

At the University Advanced Simulation Center - SIMAV teamwork scenarios are played out with subsequent debriefing supported by viedeoregistrations.

Professional outlets

Master's graduates of Class LM_SNT/1 intervene in clinical care, management, organizational, educational and research processes in the field relevant to the nursing, midwifery and pediatric nursing professions.

The master's degree also allows access to subsequent educational paths: doctoral studies, specialization, university masters, etc.

What you will learn

innovative models of care

plan and manage care processes

nursing research

Process steps, methodologies and databases

statistical and epidemiological methodology

Design and conduct observational and experimental studies

models of prevention and health education

Integration of care between hospital and territory

ethics and bioethics

Ethical standards in clinical care and research

safety and health in the workplace

occupational risk: prevention and protection

health care planning and management

organizational models of the health care system

Primary Nursing

New patient- and family-centered approach

nursing and midwifery: clinical governance

the standards of hospital care

Did you know that.

Distinguished professors from foreign universities conduct seminars within the course
For aa 2018/19, the Erasmus agreement with Northumbria University (UK) is active.
The internship can also be carried out in non-regional Centers of Excellence


Through in-depth study of the discipline and analysis of evidence from scientific research, students acquire advanced care, educational and preventive skills in response to priority health problems and service quality problems.

They are able to identify the needs of the population and plan a coherent response to health services.

They are able to identify the needs of the population and plan a coherent response of health services, coordinate health area personnel management programs, and develop new methods of work organization, keeping in mind technological and information technology innovation and national and European Union operational standards.

The approach to care governance problems is integrated with other competencies of the health care area.


Welcome to the Course in Nursing and Midwifery Science.

Annamaria Bagnasco

Where we are

DISSAL Educational Secretariat
Via A. Pastore 1, 16132 Genoa
010 3538501 - fax 010 3538552

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Learning Support Unit DISSAL