Nursing

Full Accreditation, for 6 years, by A3ES (Portuguese Accreditation Agency), 23-05-2019 (link)

Admission Exams
Biology and Geology.

Places (regime geral): 45

Nursing graduates can work in public or private institutions, including general and specialized hospitals, health centers, clinics, companies and elderly care homes.

WHY CHOOSE NURSING AT UFP?

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Our teachers keep close and supportive throughout your course.

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Highly qualified, differentiated and experienced faculty, nationally and internationally recognized.

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Nursing Center and laboratories equipped with the most advanced technologies and equipments, providing learning in real practice context.

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UFP’s Hospital, provider of general and specialized healthcare, provides internships and excellent clinical hospital training for its students

YOUR SUPPORT TEAM

Educational success is achieved through teamwork. During your application process, and whenever you need it, you will have the support and advice of a team of professionals.

Professors

In addition to being academically qualified, our teaching staff is known to be very open and available to clarify your questions

Welcome Team

The Welcome Team, created with UFP collaborators who are mostly alumni of the university, aims to facilitate the integration of the new students.

Staff

In-person (during office hours) or a click away, our staff is professional and willing to help.

STUDY PLAN

1st Cycle – Licenciatura (BSc)* · Duration: 8 Semesters · 240 ECTS

According to Dispatch no. 7090/2019, DR 2nd series no. 151, of 8 August 2019.

CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Anatomophysiology I
7
Epistemology, Nursing Models and Processes
12
Profession Organization and Ethics
2
Literacy and Communication in Health
2
English Language I
2
Physiological Biology and Biochemistry
3
Anthroposociology of Health
2
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Anatomophysiology II
5
Autonomy and Decision Process in Nursing Care
10
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
5
Microbiology
3
Nutrition and Dietetics
2
English Language II
2
Applied Psychology
3
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods in Nursing
4
Public Health: Epidemiology and Prophylaxis
4
Biophysics and Complementary Diagnostic Means
4
Compared Health Systems: Nursing Leadership and Management
2
Medical and Surgical Pathology
5
Self-care in Nursing - Clinical Education
11
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Adult Nursing Care
10
Nursing Care for Children and Adolescents I
5
Nursing Care for Women I
5
Mental Health Nursing Care I
5
Nursing Care for the Elderly
5
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Nursing Care for the Adult and the Elderly - Clinical Education
30
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Nursing Care for Children and Adolescents II - Clinical Education
6
Nursing Care for Women II - Clinical Education
6
Mental Health Nursing Care II - Clinical Education
6
Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing
2
Nursing Care in Family and Community Context I
5
Nursing Care in Critical Situations I
5
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Nursing Care in Family and Community Context II - Clinical Education
16
Nursing Care in Critical Situations II - Clinical Education
14
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Graduation Work
4
Integration to the Professional Life - Clinical Education
26

* Successful completion of all curricular units and the approval at 240 ECTS confers a Licenciado (BSc) degree.

SCHOOL OF HEALTH (polytechnic education)

PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Prof. Dr. Germano Couto

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EXCHANGE PROGRAM/STUDY ABROAD

    • University Fernando Pessoa’s students (UFP) who meet the eligibility criteria have the possibility of studying and/or doing internship periods in international mobility.

     

    • Study periods in international mobility of students are carried out in higher education institutions outside Portugal, with which UFP maintains student exchange agreements under the Erasmus + Program (in the European area) or other existing bilateral exchange agreements.

     

    • Information about mobility/exchange programs is available through the International Relations Office (link).

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