Healthcare in Patient Transport

Postgraduate Degree

Course Overview

The postgraduate course in Health Care in the Transport of Patients, has as main objective to train 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 foment 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: Ethics, Research and Policies and Health Care Models. The second semester is dedicated exclusively to the theme of healthcare in the transport of patients. A protocol was established with Femédica, an accredited entity in the area of medical emergency.
Organic Unit: Escola Superior de Enfermagem de S. João de Deus
Duration: 2 Semesters/ ECTS credits (60 required in curricular units)
Language: Portuguese
Regime: Day 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 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

Students from EU countries
Initial Places: 24
International Students
Initial Places: nd

Study Plan

Tuition Fees

Annual Tuition Fees

Students from EU countries
1500 €
International Students
2500 €

Course Department


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Contact Information

Director: Maria do Céu Marques []

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