Medical-Surgical Nursing – Area in Nursing to the Person in Critical Condition

Medical-Surgical Nursing – Area in Nursing to the Person in Critical Condition

Course Type:
Master’s Programme

Programme Introduction

This Master is awarded to the student who demonstrates:

  • Care for people in an emergent critical condition; Manage the administration of treatment protocols;
  • Manage the interpersonal communication that underlies the therapeutic relationship with a person/family regarding the high complexity situation of their health condition;
  • Does the management of differentiated pain and well-being of the person in critical condition;
  • Design, in conjunction with the strategic level, disaster or emergency plans;
  • Plan the specific response to persons in an emergency situation or a multi-victim disaster;
  • Design a prevention and infection control plan;
  • Displays the ability to review and critical analysis, ability to autonomous organization and planning with a view to solving problems in new situations, ability to research and application of concepts to the practice, planning and time management, ability to teamwork,ethical behavior, motivation and initiative.

The course is organized into four semesters totaling 120 ECTS which is consistent with that specified in paragraph 1 of Article 18 of Decree Law 74/2006 of 24 March.The study plan comprehends four semesters and is structured as follows: the first semester includes 4 study units totaling 30 credits, the second semester is composed by 6 study units) and 30 credits, the 3rd and 4th semesters are devoted to a Clinical Training Report /dissertation in the area of the study plan, which sums 1620 hours, and a total of 60 credits.The traineeship are professional in nature and will be elaborated a final report. The dissertation is also subject of a final report.

 

Programme Introduction

This Master is awarded to the student who demonstrates:

  • Care for people in an emergent critical condition; Manage the administration of treatment protocols;
  • Manage the interpersonal communication that underlies the therapeutic relationship with a person/family regarding the high complexity situation of their health condition;
  • Does the management of differentiated pain and well-being of the person in critical condition;
  • Design, in conjunction with the strategic level, disaster or emergency plans;
  • Plan the specific response to persons in an emergency situation or a multi-victim disaster;
  • Design a prevention and infection control plan;
  • Displays the ability to review and critical analysis, ability to autonomous organization and planning with a view to solving problems in new situations, ability to research and application of concepts to the practice, planning and time management, ability to teamwork,ethical behavior, motivation and initiative.

The course is organized into four semesters totaling 120 ECTS which is consistent with that specified in paragraph 1 of Article 18 of Decree Law 74/2006 of 24 March.The study plan comprehends four semesters and is structured as follows: the first semester includes 4 study units totaling 30 credits, the second semester is composed by 6 study units) and 30 credits, the 3rd and 4th semesters are devoted to a Clinical Training Report /dissertation in the area of the study plan, which sums 1620 hours, and a total of 60 credits.The traineeship are professional in nature and will be elaborated a final report. The dissertation is also subject of a final report.

 

Programme Coordinator

Maria dos Anjos Coelho Rodrigues Dixe

coord.mepsc.ess@ipleiria.pt

Reference

2069

School

City

Language

Portuguese

Type

Evening

Length

4 semesters

Vacancies

General contingent: 15
International student contingent: 5

Notice

DGES certification

Objectives

Programme
  1. To develop specialised nursing interventions for medium and high risk patients and involving the family in the health team;
  2. To boost the response to disaster or multi-victim emergencies, from conception to action;
  3. To maximise the intervention to prevent and control infection in the critically ill and/or in the event of organ failure, given the complexity of the situation and the need for the appropriate response at the right time;
  4. To perform the role of expert in the health team in the realm of nursing people in critical conditions;
  5. To stimulate the building up and dissemination of knowledge in the field of nursing people in critical condition;
  6. Promote the ability to take ethical decisions;
  7. Encourage change and innovation processes in the light of scientific knowledge and research;
  8. To know the strategies and the importance of resource management in care;
  9. Develop capacity for organization and evaluation of nursing care.

Study Plan

ECTS: 120

Entry Requirements

Entry and admission requirements:

People who can apply to the Master’s Degree:

  1. Holders of an undergraduate degree or a legal equivalent in the areas of Nursing;
  2. Holders of a foreign higher education diploma, granted after a first cycle of studies, under the principles of the Bologna Process, by a State, which has subscribed this

Process, in the areas of nursing;

  1. Holders of a foreign higher education diploma that is recognized as meeting the objectives of an undergraduate degree by the Technical and Scientific Council of the School;
  2. Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum that is recognized as certifying the skills to attend this cycle of studies by the Technical and Scientific Council of the School;
  3. Two years of professional practice at the time of the beginning of the course, in case the candidate wishes to obtain the professional title of nurse specialist in the study cycle.

Accreditation

State: Accredited
Number of years of accreditation: 4
Publication date: 06/06/2019

A3ES Accreditation

A3ES Self-assessement

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Application Fee

60€

Enrolment Fee

General contingent 0 €
International student contingent 500 €

Tuition Fee

General contingent 2.000 €
International student contingen 3.000 €


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