Post-Bachelor Specialization in Child Health and Pediatric Nursing

Course presentation

The Post-Bachelor Course of Specialization in Child and Pediatric Health Nursing , obtained a favorable opinion from the Bureau of the College of the Specialization in Child and Pediatric Health Nursing – Opinion nº12 / 2018 of 14 / 09/2018 and Favorable Opinion of the Order of Nurses on 09/14/2018 (Ref. SAI-OE / 2018/8571). The curriculum structure and study plan were published in Ordinance No. 317/2019 of 18 September.
The course lasts 18 months with 90 European Credit Transfer System (ECTS), with 2250 total hours. The structure of the course consists of theoretical, theoretical-practical components, seminars, internships and tutorial guidance. It works during the day, and some activities, namely, the internships take place at night, on weekends and on public holidays.

Objectives and Specific Skills of the Nurse Specialist in SIP

The following general objectives of the course are (DUBLIN Descriptors):
Deepen technical-scientific, relational, professional, ethical and legal knowledge and skills in the areas of child health nursing and pediatrics based on the knowledge of the 1st cycle;
Possess comprehension skills that form the basis for the development and / or original applications, namely in the context of research;
Knowing how to apply knowledge and develop the ability to understand and solve problems in new and unfamiliar situations in multidisciplinary contexts;
Integrate knowledge to manage complex situations and develop solutions / reflections or make judgments in situations of limited or incomplete information;
To have a reflective practice on the ethical, legal and social professional implications and responsibilities that result or condition the solutions and judgments formulated in the practice situations;
Communicate their conclusions, knowledge and reasoning behind them, within the team including the child and family in a clear and unambiguous way;
Develop self-knowledge in a self-oriented or autonomous way.
The specific competencies to be developed are those defined by Article 4 of Regulation No. 422/2018, of 12 July – Regulation of the Specific Competencies of the Specialist Nurse in Child and Pediatric Health Nursing and which are the following:
1. Assist the child / youth with the family, in maximizing their health
Implements and manages, in partnership, a health plan that promotes parenting, the ability to manage the regime and the social reintegration of the child / young person.
Diagnoses early and intervenes in common diseases and at risk situations that may negatively affect the life or quality of life of the child / young person.
2. Cares for the child / youth and family in situations of special complexity
Recognizes situations of instability of vital functions and risk of death and provides appropriate nursing care.
Performs differentiated management of pain and well-being of the child / youth, optimizing responses.
Promotes the adaptation of the child / young person and family to chronic illness, oncological illness, disability / inability.
3. Provides specific care in response to the needs of the life and development cycle of children and young people
Promotes child growth and development.
Promotes bonding in a systematic way, particularly in the case of the sick newborn or newborn with special needs.
Communicates with the child and family in a manner appropriate to the stage of development and family culture.
Promotes adolescent self-esteem and self-determination in health choices.

Syllabus

1st YEAR

Curricular UnitScientific areaOrganization of the Curricular YearTeachersWork hoursECTS
TotalContact
TTPPLTCSEOTO
Advanced Nursing7231st semesterErnestina Silva*
Emília Coutinho
17550257
Nursing Management7231st semester Olivério Ribeiro*7520103
Health Promotion3191st semesterCarlos Albuquerque*
Odete Amaral
7520103
Nursing Research7231st semesterJoão Duarte*
Madalena Cunha
10015304
Personal and Interpersonal Communication3191st semesterSofia Campos7520103
Psychology of Children and Adolescents3111st semesterSofia Campos752463
Pediatric Nursing I7231st semesterErnestina Silva*
Graça Aparício
17550107
Pediatric Nursing II7232nd semester
250702010
Child and Family Health Nursing7232nd semester
15050106
Nursing of Neonatology7232nd semester
7520103
Advanced Nursing Practices in Pediatrics7232nd semester
75303
Pediatric Emergency Stage7232nd semester
200130508

* Head of Course

2nd YEAR

Curricular UnitScientific areaOrganization of the Curricular YearTeachersWork hoursECTS
TotalContact
TTPPLTCSEOTO
Final Report Internship:
Child and Family Health Internship, Pediatrics and Neonatology.
7233rd semester
75039018030

Final Report

Documents

Printed

Declaração de Aceitação do Orientador
Declaração de Integridade Cientifica
Requerimento para a realização de provas de defesa de relatório final de curso de pós-licenciatura de especialização em enfermagem
Termo de responsabilidade
Autorização para arquivo e disponibilização de trabalhos finais do 2º ciclo de estudos no Repositório Digital do IPV

Informação sobre a entrega de trabalhos em formato digital:
Despacho n.º 123/2018 – Trabalhos em formato Digital

Nota – Número de exemplares a entregar:
O n.º de exemplares de dissertações, trabalhos de projetos, relatórios, teses ou trabalhos que a substituam encontra-se definido no Regulamento do Curso respetivo.

Information – Postgraduate Nursing Specialization Courses:
Final Report – sets up a research report related to the specialized clinical practice, to be developed individually or in groups, in this case composed of a maximum of three students. (Resolution at Special Meeting no. 28 of 22.11.2018 of the Scientific Technical Council – in addition to the provisions of the ILC Regulation, Section I, Chapter VII).

Covers

The types of covers and CDs for the master’s theses and monograph works are in editable PDF..
It is clarified that according to the number of pages so the corresponding cover will be used. As an example, a 55 page job corresponds to cover_essv_55.
To save the cover in .pdf format you must use the option to print using the printer installed by the program eg. dopdf.
Cover-ESSV-125-Monograph
Cover-CD-ESSV
Leaf-Face-ESSV – Provisional Document
Sheet-Face-ESSV – Monograph
Cover-ESSV-Without-Spine
Cover-ESSV-125
Cover-ESSV-115
Cover-ESSV-105
Cover-ESSV-95
Cover-ESSV-85
Cover-ESSV-75
Cover-ESSV-65
Cover-ESSV-55

Access conditions

Candidates who meet the conditions set out in article 12 of Administrative Rule 268/2002 of March 13 may apply for this course:
a) Hold a degree in Nursing, or legal equivalent;
b) Hold the professional title of nurse (Ordem dos Enfermeiros – Portugal);
c) Have at least two years of professional experience as a nurse.

More information

Syllabus:
Ordinance no. 317/2019

Nurses’ Order:
General Guidelines for Nursing Order

Employability:
Statistical information: DGEEC

PLESIP
Course Code
3239
Application online
Candidate Portal
Publicity
Pamphlet
Language
Portuguese
Duration
3 semesters
Regime
Fulltime
Vacancies
20
ECTS
90
Course coordinator
PhD Ernestina Silva
email
Application fee
€ 20.00
Tuition fees
Registration – € 50.00/school year
School Insurance – € 4.36
Fees
€ 960.00
DGES Registration
Ordinance no. 303/2005
Date of registration: 23-03-2005
More information

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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