1st Specialization in Intensive Care and Urgent Medical Aid

Psychosociology (stress management, role of the multidisciplinary team )

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ECTS Credits2
Number of Hours (h/year)30
Teaching staffLEMBO, Barbara; Ligot, Eric
Course UnitCompulsory
TermQuad. 1 and 2


Aims and Objectives

To acquire notions of sociology in direct relation with the professional practice : dual society and poverty , the social inequalities faced with health, the cultural dimension of health behaviors, the funeral rituals, the nursing social relation, ...

To nurture a reflection on social behaviors in order to better understand mechanisms that underlie our society.


1st part: Sociology

The hospital facing the poverty

The social inequalities faced with health

The hospital facing the cultural diversity

The funeral rituals

The nursing social relation



2nd Part : Stress Management

Theoretical approach of stress

Stress mechanisms

Consequences of stress excess

Analysis of professional stress situations brought by students

Another way of managing stress : understand the suffering and its consequences on the caring personnel

How to cure stress

Different therapies


No main reference book; but a lot of book abstracts, articles, feature articles, ...

Teaching and Learning MethodsLectures
Group seminars or workshops
Assessment MethodsWritten examinations
Oral examinations

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