Nursing course

Course presentation

Nursing course, bachelor’s degree, with the predominant scientific area 723 Nursing, lasts 4 years with 240 credits according to the European credit transfer system.
The total hours are 6486 with contact hours 4073. Of these hours 2104 are internship (Clinical Education – 51.7%).
The course structure consists of theoretical, theoretical-practical, laboratory practices, clinical teaching and tutorial guidance. It works during the day, and some activities, namely, clinical teaching take place at night, on weekends and on public holidays. It can be attended on a full-time and part-time basis, as stated in the current regulation.

Objetives

The Nursing Course, aims to ensure scientific, technical, human and cultural training, based on the references of the Schools of Thought in Nursing, Dublin Descriptors, Directive 2013/55 / ​​EU of the European Parliament and of the Council and Order Regulation of Nurses, necessary for:
Reflective practice supported by the recontextualization of updated knowledge in a critical and constructive understanding;
Ability to understand that shows the mastery and innovation necessary to solve complex and unpredictable problems;
Critical thinking in the collection, selection and interpretation of relevant information in decision-making that enables you to support interventions as a general care nurse;
Communicational and relational skills that allow you to transmit information, ideas, problems and solutions, in the multiprofessional team;
Technical, scientific and ethical skills, in caring throughout the life cycle, at different levels of prevention, assuming responsibilities in the multiprofessional team with an evidence-based practice;
Lifelong self-learning capabilities, with a high degree of autonomy;
Research practices in nursing and health;
Being an active agent in training, nursing care management participating in service management.

Syllabus

1st YEAR

Code UC Curricular Unit Scientific area Organization of the Curricular Year Work hours Credits
Total Contact
T TP PL TC S E OT O
7085950011 Epistemology and Fundamentals of Nursing 723 1st Semester 270 115 60 10
7085950012 Anatomy and Physiology I 720 1st Semester 135 45 30 5
7085950013 Socioanthropology of Health and Family 312 1st Semester 81 55 3
7085950014 Biochemistry and Microbiology 421 1st Semester 81 45 3
7085950015 Pathology 720 1st Semester 81 40 10 3
7085950016 Developmental and Health Psychology 311 1st Semester 81 55 3
7085950017 Pedagogy in Health 142 1st Semester 81 30 15 3
7085950021 Fundamentals and Procedures in Nursing 723 2nd Semester 324 145 80 12
7085950022 Anatomy and Physiology II 720 2nd Semester 135 45 30 5
7085950023 Epidemiology 720 2nd Semester 81 25 25 3
7085950024 Pharmacology 727 2nd Semester 108 45 15 4
7085950025 Bioethics and Deontology in Nursing/td>

723 2nd Semester 81 35 20 3
70859500261 Technical English in Health – Option 1 222 2nd Semester 81 30 3
70859500262 Cross-Cultural Nursing and Intercultural Mediation – Option 1 723 2nd Semester 81 30 3

2nd YEAR

Code UC Curricular Unit Scientific area Organization of the Curricular Year Work hours Credits
Total Contact
T TP PL TC S E OT O
7085950031 Medical Nursing 723 1st Semester 243 110 55 9
7085950032 Rehabilitation Nursing 723 1st Semester 81 10 25 3
7085950033 Health Management and Administration 345 1st Semester 81 30 10 3
7085950034 Surgical Nursing 723 1st Semester 162 90 20 6
7085950035 Research Methods 720 1st Semester 81 35 20 3
7085950036 Statistics 462 1st Semester 81 30 3
70859500371 Technical English in Health II – Option 2 222 1st Semester 81 30 3
70859500372 Technical French in Health – Option 2 222 1st Semester 81 30 3
70859500373 Nursing in Palliative Care – Option 2 723 1st Semester 81 30 3
7085950041 Clinical Teaching in Medical Nursing 723 2nd Semester 405 270 15
7085950042 Clinical Teaching in Surgical Nursing 723 2nd Semester 405 270 15

3rd YEAR

Code UC Curricular Unit Scientific area Organization of the Curricular Year Work hours Credits
Total Contact
T TP PL TC S E OT O
7085950051 Maternal, Obstetric and Gynecological Health Nursing 723 1st Semester 135 75 15 5
7085950052 Child and Pediatric Health Nursing 723 1st Semester 135 75 15 5
7085950053 Clinical Teaching Obstetric and Gynecological Nursing 723 1st Semester 270 175 10
7085950054 Clinical Teaching Pediatric Nursing 723 1st Semester 270 175 10
7085950061 Mental and Psychiatric Health Nursing 723 2nd Semester 135 75 15 5
7085950062 Family and Community Health Nursing 723 2nd Semester 135 75 15 5
7085950063 Clinical Education Mental Health and Psychiatry 723 2nd Semester 270 175 10
7085950064 Clinical Education Nursing Family and Community Health 723 2nd Semester 270 175 10

4th Year

Code UC Curricular Unit Scientific area Organization of the Curricular Year Work hours Credits
Total Contact
T TP PL TC S E OT O
70859500781 Public and Community Health Nursing 723 Yearly 82 27 27 3
70859500782 Elderly health 720 Yearly 54 20 15 2
70859500783 Nursing a Person in Critical Condition 723 Yearly 69 35 10 2,5
70859500784 Monography 723 Yearly 41 15 1,5
70859500785 Clinical Teaching in Community and Public Health Nursing 723 Yearly 460 288 17
70859500786 Clinical Teaching in Nursing for the Elderly 723 Yearly 460 288 17
70859500787 Clinical Teaching in Integration into the Working Life in Differentiated Care 723 Yearly 460 288 17

Regulations

Course Regulation

Regulation of crediting

Other Regulations

Documents – Monographs

Professional outputs

The graduate in Nursing from ESSV has a profile of skills that enable him to practice professional nursing, in the fields of clinical intervention, management, teaching, consultancy and research, namely:

Public or private healthcare units that are oriented to the different levels of prevention / intervention and oriented towards the individual, families and community.

Primary care, continuity, rehabilitation and social reintegration units:
Personalized Healthcare Units
Family Health Units
Community Care Units
Integrated Continuing Care Units
Palliative care units
Integrated integrated mental health care units
Rehabilitation centers
Local Authorities
Prisions Establishment

Organizations / Pre-hospital and differentiated healthcare units:
Hospital Centers
Hospitals
National Institute of Medical Emergency (INEM)
Clinics and Laboratories

Particular institutions of social solidarity:
Nurseries
Kindergartens
Day Care center for the elderly
Residential Structures for the Elderly
Companies

Educational and research institutions:
Schools
Institutes

Sports and recreation institutions

Health, Wellness and Leisure Facilities:
Thermal institutes
Airlines
Maritime Companies

Entrepreneurship / Professional Liberal Work

Non-Governmental Organizations

Management of health services

Pre Requirements

The pre requirements required for access to the courses included in Group A aim to prove the candidates’ interpersonal communication skills, adequate to the requirements of the course. The prerequisite is selection, and the respective result is expressed in Fit or Not Fit, not influencing the calculation of the higher education application grade.

Printed proof of satisfaction with Group A prerequisite, to be presented at the time of registration: Regulation (Printed)

Prerequisites:
Deliberation No. 379/2022, of March 25, 2022

More information

Syllabus:
Dispatch no. 9211/2019

Test Guide:
Publications of Admission Tests

Legislation
Legislation – Higher Education

Employability:
Statistical information: InfoCursos ou DGEEC

Course Code
9500
Language
Portuguese
Duration
8 semesters
Regime
Fulltime
ECTS
240
Fees
Normal student: € 697.00/ per academic year and tuition
International student: € 1,500.00/ per academic year and tuition
Accreditation
Status: Accredited
Process no.: ACEF / 1516/19162
Number of years of accreditation: 6
Date of publication: 18-07-2017
Accreditation A3ES
Script for self-evaluation
External evaluation report
Register DGES
Status: Accredited
Nº register: R/A -Ef 718/2011/AL01
Record date: 27-11-2017
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