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Urgent and Emergency Health Care

Postgraduate Degree

Ano Letivo 2023/2024

Course Overview

The postgraduate course in Urgent and Emergency Health Care has as main goal the train of health professionals, qualified to respond to the needs in health care, of increasingly demanding and challenging contexts. Students are expected to develop conceptual, instrumental and relational competencies, which are indispensable for health care in transporting patients in different contexts. The simulation, the technology and the different learning scenarios constitute strategies that allow to promote the learning and consolidation of the knowledge. The course has two semesters, the first of which are structural curricular units in the area of the course, such as Ethics, Research and Policies and Health Care Models. The second semester is dedicated exclusively to the theme of urgent and emergency health. A protocol was established with Femédica, an accredited entity in the area of medical emergency.
Organic Unit: S. João de Deus School of Nursing
Duration: 2 Semesters/ ECTS credits (60 required in curricular units)
Language: Portuguese
Regime: After work classes

Career Prospects

Professionals who choose to undertake this training may exercise the course in any health organization that provides care to people with injuries: Hospitals General and Specialized both public and private; Health centers; Medical and Nursing Clinics; Integrated National Care Network.

Specific Entry Requirements

To hold any professional degree or degree in health

Access Routes and Applications

Tuition Fees

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Course Committee

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Contact Information

Director: Maria do Céu Marques []

Academic Manager: Ana Cristina Alves Dias
Academic Services (online): SAC.ONLINE