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 Integrated Master Degree     Departamento de Ciências Médicas [Portuguese]

Study plan/Branches   Medicine
DGES code
9813  
CNAEF classification 721 | Decree no. 256/2005 [PT]
Publication in the Portuguese Official Gazette Order no. 12951/2013 - DR 2nd Series, no. 196, 10 October [PT] | Corrigendum no. 1070/2016 - DR 2nd Series, no. 209, 31 October [PT]
Assessment/Accreditation/Registration A3ES Accreditation, 29-03-2017
DGES Registration R/A-Ef 1357/2011, 18-03-2011
Mode of study Daytime
ECTS 360
Other information Statistics [PT]
The degree of licenciado in Basic Health Sciences is awarded after completion of 6 semesters with 180 ECTS

National Access Competition  

Admission Requirements Prerequisite Group A: Interpersonal communication [PT]
and
02 Biology and Geology;
07 Physics and Chemistry;
16 Mathematics.

Vacancies 140 (2017)
Minimum Grades (0-200) Entrance examinations: 140
Application: 140
Lowest Admission Grade 177,7
Calculation of the Access Grade Secondary education average grade: 50%
Entrance examinations: 50%
More information for candidates

About

Profile of the programme 1) Prepare students for the practice of medicine in the XXI century 2) devellop understanding health and disease in their personal and social dimensions, 3) promote awareness of the health needs and problems of the region, country and world; 4) Understand the patient in its human dimension, encouraging communication skills and empathy with the same, 5) promote the early introduction of teaching with the patient in a hospital environment and their community through systems personalized tutoring; 6) Promote awareness of the health system and its institutions and the management of health resources; 7) encourage the understanding of the ethical dimension of the medical act and health care in general; 8) Develop a critical mind, self-assessment and long life learning; 9) the ability to foster teamwork; 10) Provide involvement in research projects in basic science, clinical or epidemiological investigation;
Key learning outcomes • carry out a consultation with a patient • evaluate the clinical situations, request additional tests, making differential diagnosis and negotiate a treatment plan • provide immediate care for medical emergencies, including first aid and resuscitation • prescribe drugs • perform techniques • communicate and interact effectively with patients, families, health staff • demonstrate knowledge of the fundamental concepts of normality and of disease prevention and health promotion at the individual patient and population level, incorporating them when appropriate • apply ethical and legal principles in medical practice • analyze the psychological and social aspects of the disease • apply the principles, skills and knowledge of evidence-based medicine • use information and information technology effectively in a medical context • apply scientific principles, methods and knowledge for medical practice and health research • promote health, being socially responsible, involved with issues of population health and work effectively in a health system • engage in lifelong learning highlighting the role of science in the advances of medicine
• engage in continuous improvement of clinical skills
Occupational profiles of graduates Medical Doctor - Medical Careers for National Health System (hospital, general and family medicine, public health, forensic medicine) - Work Medicine, Sports Medicine, Pharmaceutical Industry - basic and clinical research. Medical Doctor in Private Practice - Teaching Career
Learning facilities Faculty of Health Sciences
Research Centre for Health Sciences
Hospital Centre of Cova da Beira (main academic hospital)
Health Centers in Belmonte, Castelo Branco, Covilhã, Fundão and Guarda
Hospital of Amato Lusitano
Hospital of Sousa Martins
Requirements and regulations (assessment and graduation) UBI Regulations [PT]

Departamento de Ciências Médicas

Avenida Infante D. Henrique
6200-506 Covilhã
275 329 002
275 329 003

Course Coordinator(s)

Course Director
Miguel Castelo Branco Craveiro de Sousa
Mobility coordinator
Luiza Augusta Tereza Gil Breitenfeld Granadeiro

Committees

Scientific Committee
Miguel Castelo Branco Craveiro de Sousa
Cláudio Jorge Maia Batista
Maria Elisa Cairrão Rodrigues Oliveira
Isabel Maria Fernandes Neto
Francisco José Alvarez Pérez
José António Martinez Souto de Oliveira
Luiza Augusta Tereza Gil Breitenfeld Granadeiro

Pedagogical Coordination Committee
Year Coordinators
Cláudio Jorge Maia Batista (1st)
Maria Elisa Cairrão Rodrigues Oliveira (2nd)
Miguel Castelo Branco Craveiro de Sousa (3rd)
Isabel Maria Fernandes Neto (4th)
Francisco José Alvarez Pérez (5th)
José António Martinez Souto de Oliveira (6th)
Year Representatives
Natacha Cardoso Ladeira (1st)
Ana Fernandes (2nd)
Ana Rita Leite Cruz (3rd)
Eduardo Manuel Silva Cruz (4th)
Nuno José Moreira Vilas Boas (5th)
Fábio Filipe Lopes Pais (6th)

1st Year Subcommittee
Miguel Castelo Branco Craveiro de Sousa
Cláudio Jorge Maia Batista
Isabel Maria Fernandes Neto
Ana Leonor Serra Morais dos Santos
José Manuel Martins Valbom

2nd Year Subcommittee
Miguel Castelo Branco Craveiro de Sousa
Maria Elisa Cairrão Rodrigues
Cecília Reis Alves dos Santos
Manuel Joaquim da Silva Loureiro
Maria Johanna Christina Schouten
Luís Miguel Mendonça Soares Santiago

3rd Year Subcommittee
Miguel Castelo Branco Craveiro de Sousa
Maria da Assunção Morais e Cunha Vaz Patto
José António Martinez Souto de Oliveira
José Manuel Lage Campelo Calheiros

4th Year Subcommittee
Miguel Castelo Branco Craveiro de Sousa
Isabel Maria Fernandes Neto
José António Martinez Souto de Oliveira
Luiz Miguel de Mendonça Soares Santiago
António José dos Santos Silva

5th Year Subcommittee
Miguel Castelo Branco Craveiro de Sousa
Francisco José Alvarez Pérez
Luiz Miguel de Mendonça Soares Santiago

6th Year Subcommittee
Miguel Castelo Branco Craveiro de Sousa
José António Martinez Souto de Oliveira
Note: The information contained in these pages does not relieve consultation of official documents. Last updated on: 2014-08-07

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