Post-Bachelor Specialization in Rehabilitation Nursing

Course presentation

Post- bachelor Course in Specialization in Rehabilitation Nursing aims to ensure the acquisition of scientific, technical, human and cultural skills appropriate to the provision of specialized nursing care in the scientific area of rehabilitation.
This course confers the necessary qualification to obtain the professional title of Specialist Nursing in Rehabilitation Nursing, conferred by the Order of Nurses.

Goals

This assumption aims to enable students at the end of the course to be able to:
Identify needs in specialized rehabilitation nursing care;
Collaborate in the design, planning, execution and evaluation of specialized care programs in the field of prevention, treatment and socio-professional reintegration of individuals with disabilities, disabilities or handicaps;
Analyze, in a multidisciplinary team, health problems that imply the implementation of specific rehabilitation care;
To implement research results in the planning, execution and evaluation of rehabilitation nursing care directed at the individual, the family and the community;
To assume the responsibility for the management of general and specialized nursing care, in an integrated perspective of health units;
Participate in the training of nurses at graduate and postgraduate level;
To issue technical-scientific opinions in the field of rehabilitation nursing;
To develop investigative methodologies in rehabilitation nursing;
Develop a critical and reflexive spirit about ethical dilemmas that are placed in rehabilitative nursing care.

Plano de Estudos

1st YEAR

Code UC Curricular Unit Scientific area Organization of the Curricular Year Work hours ECTS
Total Contact
T TP PL TC S E OT O
70853236lll Advanced Nursing 723 1.º Semestre 175 50 25 7
70853236112 Nursing Management 723 1.º Semestre 75 20 10 3
770853236113 Health Promotion 720 1.º Semestre 75 20 10 3
70853236114 Nursing Research 723 1.º Semestre 100 15 30 4
70853236115 Personal and Interpersonal Communication 319 1.º Semestre 75 20 10 3
70853236116 Fundamentals of Rehabilitation Nursing 723 1.º Semestre 250  60 30 10
70853236121 Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Nursing 723 2.º Semestre 125 44 10 5
70853236122 Cardio-Respiratory Rehabilitation Nursing 723 2.º Semestre 125 40 10 5
70853236123 Nursing Rehabilitation in Neurology 723 2.º Semestre 125 44 10 5
70853236124 Neurotraumatology Rehabilitation Nursing 723 2.º Semestre 125 40 10 5
70853236125 Family and Community Rehabilitation Nursing 723 2.º Semestre 75 20 10 3
Option Curricular Unit
7708532361261 Ergonomics 723 2.º Semestre 75 20 10 3
708532361262 Gerontopsychomotricity 723 2.º Semestre 75 20 10 3
708532361263 Inclusion and Citizenship of Persons with Disabilities 723 2.º Semestre 75 20 10 3
70853236127 Curricular Stage Project 723 2.º Semestre 100 20 20 4

2nd YEAR

Code UC Curricular Unit Scientific area Organization of the Curricular Year Work hours ECTS
Total Contact
T TP PL TC S E OT O
70853236231 Curricular Stage in Medical Neurology and Surgery Neurology 723 3.º Semestre 140 120 5
70853236232 Curricular Stage in Orthopedics/Traumatology 723 3.º Semestre 140 120 5
70853236233 Curricular Stage in Respiratory kinesitherapy 723 3.º Semestre 140 120 5
Curricular Stage Options
708532362341 Option 1 – Neurology 723 3.º Semestre 120 72 4
708532362342 Option 2 – Orthopedics/Traumatology 723 3.º Semestre 120 72 4
7708532362343 Option 3 – Respiratory kinesitherapy 723 3.º Semestre 120 72 4
708532362344 Option 4 – Neurosurgery 723 3.º Semestre 120 72 4
708532362345 Option 5 – Sport 723 3.º Semestre 120 72 4
708532362346 Option 6 – Palliative Care 723 3.º Semestre 120 72 4
708532362347 Option 7 – Community Rehabilitation 723 3.º Semestre 120 72 4
708532362348 Option 8 – Gerontological Rehabilitation 723 3.º Semestre 120 72 4
70853236235 Final report 723 3.º Semestre 300 90 11

Regulations

Course Regulation

Credit Regulation

Other Regulations

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:
Statement of Rectification No. 385/2017

Nurses’ Order:
General Guidelines for Nursing Order

Employability:
Statistical information: DGEEC

Course Code
3236
Application online
Candidate Portal
Publicity
Language
Portuguese
Duration
3 semesters
Regime
Fulltime
ECTS
90
Course coordinator
Rosa Martins, PhD
email
Application fee
€ 20.00
Tuition fees
Registration – € 50.00/ per academic year
School Insurance – € 4.36/ per academic year
Fees
€ 960.00/ per academic year and tuition
DGES Registration
Ordinance no. 302/2005
Date of registration: 23-03-2005
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