POST-GRADUATION IN ACUPUNCTURE

Course presentation

The increasing demand for acupuncture therapy by the Portuguese population, the emergence of a law that regulates the professional practice, together with the need to train technicians duly specialized for the practice of Acupuncture, support the creation of the Post-graduation Course in Acupuncture (CPGA).
The ESSV CPGA seeks to develop skills and train health professionals, enabling them to care for the person through the appropriate exercise of therapeutic action through the application of Acupuncture and auxiliary therapies.
The organization of the Course complies with the stipulations of Regulation No. 348/2008 of 1 July, which establishes the principles governing the application of the European Credit transfer system (ECTS) to the training provided by the Polytechnic Institute of Viseu (IPV).

Goals

Its general objective is to develop technical, scientific, relational and ethical skills appropriate to the care of Acupuncture.
This course also aims to promote the application of knowledge, in a logic of implementation of practices appropriate to the intervention in Acupuncture.

Syllabus

Curricular structure

Curricular UnitScientific areaOrganization of the Curricular YearWork hoursECTS
TotalContact
TTPPLTCSEOTO
Fundamentals of Energy Medicine729semester130255
Acupuncture Anatomy729semester130255
Energy Physiology729semester80203,5
Pathology729semester100254
Semiology729semester80203,5
Diagnosis729semester100204
Acupuntural Therapeutics729semester130255

Access conditions

You can apply for access to the Post-graduation Course in Acupuncture
a) Holders of the degree of licenciado or legal equivalent in Nursing and others in the Health area;
b) Holders of a foreign higher education degree in the field of Health conferred following a 1st cycle of studies organized according to the principles of the Bologna Process by a State adhering to this Process;
c) Holders of a foreign higher education degree in the area of Health that is recognized as satisfying the objectives of the degree of licenciado by the scientifically competent scientific body of the higher education institution where they wish to be admitted;
d) Holders of a school, scientific or professional curriculum of relevance in the area of health, which is recognized as attesting ability to carry out this cycle of studies by the scientific body competent statutorily of the higher education institution where they wish to be admitted.

PGA
Course Code
9990
Application online
Candidate Portal
Publicity
Pamphlet
Language
Portuguese
Duration
1 semesters
Regime
Fulltime
ECTS
30
Course coordinator
PhD Conceição Martins
email
Application fee
€ 20.00
Tuition fees
Registration – € 100.00
School Insurance – € 4.36
Fees
€ 750.00

Contactos

R. D. João Crisóstomo Gomes de Almeida, n.º 102
3500-843 VISEU - Portugal | GPS: 40.652519, -7.904961
+351 232 419 100
essvgeral@essv.ipv.pt

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