Instituto Politécnico de Viseu – Escola Superior de Saúde (ESSV)

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THE School of Health of Viseu (SVPC) is an integrated public higher education institution at the Polytechnic Institute of Viseu, with legal personality and administrative, financial, scientific and teaching and its organization and management is governed by Law No. 54/90 of September 05 with some specifics arising from Decree-Law No. 205/95, of August 08. The SVPC, created by Ordinance No. 216/2005 of 24 February, is the heir of the old Viseu of Nursing created in 1971 by Executive Order No. 228/71 of May 01, converted in Viseu Nursing School by Order No 821/89 of 15 September following the integration of nursing education in the national education system at the level of the polytechnic as a result of the publication of Decree-Law No. 480/88 of 23 Dezembro.A School is governed by statutes approved by the Implementing Order No. 52/99, which included the joint authority of the Ministries of Education and Health, published in the Official Gazette, Series I - B, No. 257, of November 4 1999. Following the Resolution of the Council of Ministers No. 140/98, of 04 December and the Law No. 26/2000 of 23 August, the School moved to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. Given the changes in its legal framework, the statutes are in a recast. The School began operations in October 1974 with the General Nursing Course, which ran until 1992. In April 1990 he began the Degree of Nursing - conferring a bachelor's degree - approved by Decree No. 299/90, of 12 April, later amended by Decree No. 357/95 of 24 April. In March 1996, with courses of Specialized Higher Studies (CESE) in Child Health Nursing and Pediatric and Maternal Health Nursing and Obstetrics, approved by Decree No. 1137/95 of 15 September and Ordinance No. 1126 / 95 of 14 September, respectively, went to confer the degree. In October 1997 he started the Committee on Community Health and Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing, approved by Decree No. 544/97 and No. 545/97 Ordinance of 23 Julho.Posteriormente with the publication of Decree Law No. 353/99 of September 3 general rules of nursing education were fixed in higher polytechnic education: general nursing education through undergraduate programs unietápica lasting four years and specialized training through courses specialization of not awarding post-graduate degree. The same law also adopted two transitional measures: Complementary Training year for students who frequented the date the course of bachelor in nursing, which allowed to achieve a degree, and created the Training Supplement Course which allowed nurses a bachelor's degree access to licenciado.O degree of Bachelor of Nursing and Complementary year of training were created by Decree No. 729/2000 of 05 October; Complement the Training Course was created by Decree No. 98/2000 of 22 February. SVPC in the 2005-2006 school year was crucial for the implementation of the objectives and philosophy of the Bologna Process. This year has been reorganized the Bachelor of Nursing plan and draw up a fitness plan, based on Decree-Law No. 42/2005 of 22 February, Decree-Law No. 74/2006 of 24 March, changed by Decree-Law No. 107/2008 of 25 June and the Order No. 7287-B / 2006 (2nd series). Thus, in accordance with Articles 63 and 64 of Decree-Law 74/2006 of 24 March and by Order No. 16043/2006 (2nd series), of 30 June, the Director General of Higher Education, published in Diário da República, 2nd Series, No. 147 of August 1, 2006, was registered under number R / B-AD-761/2006, the appropriateness of the Nursing Course taught by the School of Health of Viseu, the appropriate studies cycle the Bologna process. The Equivalents plan the transition process, was approved at a meeting of the Scientific Council on 18 July 2007.For addition to these courses, the School has done graduate courses, no degree of lecturers.

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Bachelor

Bachelor In Nursing

Campus Full time 4 years October 2017 Portugal Viseu

The course aims to provide the necessary training to: Participation in the management of services, units or health facilities; [+]

The course aims to provide training necessary to: Participation in the management of services, units or health facilities; Participation in the training of nurses and other health professionals; Participation and development of research within the framework of its powers. The organization of the course conforms to the requirements of Regulation No. 348/2008 of July 1, which establishes the principles governing the application of the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS - European Credit Transfer System) to the training provided by the Polytechnic Institute Viseu. Duration of the course: The course lasts four academic years. Each academic year lasts an average of 36 weeks of actual teaching, not including the time of exams and holidays. Each academic year consists of a theoretical component, theoretical / practical and clinical training component (stage). The course is organized into semesters, each of which contains 18 weeks of school activities. The course load is 6696 hours, corresponding to 240 ECTS. The timing of the theoretical teaching, including the monograph, is 66.5% of the total workload, corresponding to 4456 hours, of these, 2265 hours correspond to student work. The duration of clinical education is 33.5% of the total workload, corresponding to 2240 hours. The school holidays are established in accordance with the general guidelines of higher education, taking into account the specificities of the nursing education. [-]

Master

Master’s Degree In Child Health Nursing

Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Portugal Viseu

The Masters Course in Pediatrics and Child Health Nursing aims: To ensure the acquisition of skills that enable them to practice nursing specializing in child health and pediatrics; [+]

The Masters Course in Pediatrics and Child Health Nursing aims: Ensure the acquisition of skills that enable them to practice nursing specializing in child health and pediatrics; Facilitate personal and professional development of students to enable them to lifelong self-directed way of life and / or autonomous; Enable the nurse to integrate multidisciplinary teams on helping to promote the highest level of health of the infant-juvenile population and family; To enable the development of research in pediatrics and child health, contributing to the creation of scientific evidence in nursing. Still want the school, in addition to promoting the development of good practice in the workplace, preparing nurses who can act in society, who are capable of intervening and coping with the social and professional changes in the future and contribute to the advancement the profession in order to meet the needs of the child, family and community. Learning outcomes proposed to take the course as a prerequisite the possession of a degree in nursing and professional experience as a nurse for at least two years. Therefore, and considering that students already have the skills set to the first level of nursing education, it is intended that the increase and enhance the area of ​​expertise of Child Health and Pediatrics for the specialist nurse stands as a key element in the design , management and clinical supervision of care particularly complex. With the objectives of this Master, directed to the areas of specialization in child health nursing and pediatrics, we want the students throughout the course to develop the following skills: Demonstrate scientific, technical, human and ethical are necessary to provide nursing care to the child, youth and family, in particularly complex situations; Demonstrate ability to manage the nursing care to the child / young person and family in maximizing your health, adjusting the treatment regimen and supporting parenting; Demonstrate capacity to implement solutions with high adaptation to the needs of the child / young person and family in the life cycle, incorporating health gains indicators, particularly in the context of research. [-]

Master’s Degree In Community Nursing

Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Portugal Viseu

The Master in Community Nursing aims to: - Ensure the acquisition of scientific, technical, human and cultural skills, so that professionals are able to provide expert assistance to the individual, family, and community groups; - Enable the nurse to integrate multidisciplinary teams promoting highly specialized care within the Community Nursing; - To train for the development of research in the field of Community Nursing, contributing to the creation of scientific evidence. Still want the school, in addition to promoting the development of good practice in the workplace, preparing nurses who can act in society, to be able to plan and act according to social and professional changes in the future and contribute to the advancement the profession. [+]

The Master in Community Nursing aims to: - Ensure the acquisition of scientific, technical, human and cultural skills, so that professionals are able to provide expert assistance to the individual, family, and community groups; - Enable the nurse to integrate multidisciplinary teams promoting highly specialized care within the Community Nursing; - To train for the development of research in the field of Community Nursing, contributing to the creation of scientific evidence. Still want the school, in addition to promoting the development of good practice in the workplace, preparing nurses who can act in society, to be able to plan and act according to social and professional changes in the future and contribute to the advancement the profession. The learning process proposed for the course assumes as a prerequisite the possession of a degree in nursing and professional experience as a nurse for two years at least. Thus, and considering that students already have the skills set to the first level of training in nursing, the it is intended to develop, deepen and investigate in the area of ​​specialization in Community Nursing. With the objectives of this Master, directed to the areas of specialization in Community Nursing, we want the students throughout the course to develop the following skills: - Acquire knowledge and scientific, technical, human and ethical for the provision of specialized care in Community Nursing ; - Develop relationship and communication skills appropriate to individuals, groups and / or communities; - To demonstrate critical and reflective capacity that allows IT personal and professional development throughout life; - Develop resource management capabilities in order to design, plan, implement and evaluate community intervention programs; - Demonstrate humanist principles of respect for the values, customs, religions and all other aspects set out in the Code of Ethics Nurse looking for excellence in professional practice. [-]

Master’s Degree In Maternal Health, Obstetrics And Gynecology Nursing

Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2017 Portugal Viseu

The MESMOG course is a course of 2nd cycle of studies leading to master's degree in nursing Maternal Obstetrics and Gynecology, comprises a total of 120 credits and a normal duration of four semesters of student work, fulfilling the provisions of decree- Law # 74/2006 of 24 March and the directive No. 2005/36 / EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 September and transposed into Portuguese law by Law 9/2009 of 4 March. [+]

The MESMOG course is a course of 2nd cycle of studies leading to master's degree in nursing Maternal Obstetrics and Gynecology, comprises a total of 120 credits and a normal duration of four semesters of student work, fulfilling the provisions of decree- Law # 74/2006 of 24 March and the directive No. 2005/36 / EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 September and transposed into Portuguese law by Law 9/2009 of 4 March. The established structure ensures a solid and broad education in science of nursing, as well as in specific areas of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Gives the Postgraduate Specialization in Maternal Health Nursing and Midwifery as the order nº13717 / 2012 of 23 October. 120 credits are distributed by the different scientific areas: Advanced Nursing Maternal Obstetrics and Gynecology I - 8 credits compulsory; Management and Administration - 5 compulsory credits, Women's Health Promotion - 5 compulsory credits, Nursing Research - 5 compulsory credits, Personal Communication and Interpersonal - 5 compulsory credits, Cultural Anthropology - 3 credits required; Maternal Health Nursing Obstetrics and Gynecology II - 12 compulsory credits; Preparation for Childbirth and Nursing for Parenting - 2 compulsory credits; Neonatology nursing - 2 compulsory credits and the courses Clinical Practice I, II and IV, with 5 core credits each; Clinical Education III - Option - 5 elective credits in three alternative areas: nursing Neonatology, Neonatal Transport and Intensive Care Neonatal Nursing, Clinical Teaching V - 10 compulsory credits and Clinical Education VI - 15 compulsory credits. The course's final report has 15 compulsory credits. [-]

Master’s Degree In Medical Surgical Nursing

Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Portugal Viseu

The Masters Course in Medical-Surgical Nursing aims to ensure the acquisition and / or development of scientific, technical, relational, ethical and research to intervene in the provision of specialized nursing care in the clinical area of ​​medical-surgical nursing. The course also aims to enable students to integrate multidisciplinary teams on helping to promote the highest level of health of the population and enable the development of research in medical-surgical nursing, contributing to the creation of scientific evidence. Still want the school, in addition to promoting the development of good practice in the workplace, preparing nurses who can act in society, who are capable of intervening and coping with the social and professional changes in the future and contribute to the advancement the profession in order to meet the needs of the individual, family and community. [+]

O Master's course in Medical-Surgical Nursing aims to ensure the acquisition and / or development of scientific, technical, relational, ethical and research to intervene in the provision of specialized nursing care in the clinical area of ​​medical-surgical nursing. The course also aims to enable students to integrate multidisciplinary teams on helping to promote the highest level of health of the population and enable the development of research in medical-surgical nursing, contributing to the creation of scientific evidence. Still want the school, in addition to promoting the development of good practice in the workplace, preparing nurses who can act in society, who are capable of intervening and coping with the social and professional changes in the future and contribute to the advancement the profession in order to meet the needs of the individual, family and community. Learning outcomes proposed to take the course as a prerequisite the possession of a degree in nursing and professional experience as a nurse for at least two years. Therefore, and considering that students already have the skills set to the first level of nursing education, it is intended that the increase and enhance the surgical medical specialization area for the specialist nurse stands as a key element in the design, management and clinical supervision of care of greater complexity. With the objectives of this Master, directed to the areas of expertise in medical-surgical nursing, we want the students throughout the course to develop the ability to: Apply their knowledge in depth and systematic manner and his ability to understand and solve problems in the area of ​​specialized care in medical-surgical nursing; Collect, interpret and synthesize information on the evaluation of users in critical condition (urgent, emergency and intensive care) in order to act with quality standards; Implement a specialized practice in emergencies / emergency and disaster situations in accordance with the ethical principles, ethical and legal professional practice; Integrate specific knowledge about wounds that optimizes actions to prevent and to achieve the best treatment with the best results; To analyze the scientific basis for its actions in the area of ​​medical-surgical nursing and implement an evidence-based practice; Communicate and establish appropriate interpersonal relationships with the individual and the family in crisis, as well as the health care team, motivating and knowing manage conflict situations; Collaborate effectively with disciplinary and multidisciplinary teams, knowing the contribution of other professionals and their skills, either as a participant, leader or consultant under the care specialize in medical-surgical nursing; Implement an information management, human capital and material resources in order to better decision regarding the consumption of health care; Understand, evaluate and contribute to the development of the performance of services provided to users or populations; Critical analysis of the theories and models of health concepts, promotion and protection of health and prevention of disease and disability; Integrate knowledge and understand in depth the physiological, psychological, social and family of the patient in terminal illness situation, to enable it to act with the patient, their family and / or caregivers; Reflect on their practice and on their profession in order to identify personal and professional goals with a view to continuing professional development and promoting lifelong learning autonomously life; Formulate new questions, select, plan and implement research strategies in the area of ​​medical-surgical nursing, review results in a systematic way and disseminate them properly. [-]

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