This study highlights the teaching of care in Nursing Graduation according to the Complexity Theory, supported by Edgar Morin. This is a qualitative study using Thematic Content Analysis. Twelve individual semi-structured interviews were performed at a private university in the city of São Paulo, Brazil. Data collection was performed between 2004 and 2005, using a guiding question. Data analysis revealed categories, herein referred to as Complex Pedagogical Indicators, which assigned meanings to complex care. Results showed that the interviewees realized and expressed sensitive care in nursing, making relations and interrelations of the parts with the whole and the whole with the parts, thus approaching complex care.