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Physiotherapy

The physiotherapist is responsible for the identification, prevention, recovery, re-education, capacitation and rehabilitation of disabilities originated by physical dysfunctions of musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory and neurologic nature, as well as psychological dysfunctions. The aim of this professional is to develop maximum functionality and quality of life by designing programmes, selecting, planning and using techniques, educational methods and specific therapies based on motion, manual therapies and physical/natural means, chosen after analysing and assessing motion and posture.

 

daytime-classes
Acreditado por: Acreditado preliminarmente em
12/12/2011
Área CNAEF: 726 - Terapia e reabilitação

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Número: R/B-AD-254/2008
Data:
09/10/2008
N.º Despacho/Portaria: Despacho n.º 9278/2010 (2.ª Série),
Data:
30/05/2010
Unidade Ano Período
Clinical Education I 1 Trimester
Physiotherapy in Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions 2 1 Trimester
Physiotherapy in Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions 1 1 Trimester
Physiotherapy in Cardiopulmonary Conditions 1 1 Trimester
Introduction to Physiotherapy 1 Trimester
Physiotherapy in Neurological Conditions 2 2 Trimester
Clinical Education II 2 Trimester
Physiotherapy in Neurological Conditions 1 2 Trimester
Physiotherapy in Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions 3 2 Trimester
Physiotherapy in Neurological Conditions 3 2 Trimester
Physiotherapy in Cardiopulmonary Conditions 2 3 Trimester
Physiotherapy in The Community 3 Trimester
Clinical Education III 3 Trimester
Physiotherapy In Medical Surgical Conditions 3 Trimester
Project in Physiotherapy 4 Annual
Clinical Education IV 4 Annual
Physiotherapy in Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions 4 4 Trimester
Physiotherapists work in public and private healthcare institutions, such as hospitals, private practices, health centres and rehabilitation centres. Besides this, they can also work in sports centres, spas, schools of regular and special education, retirement homes, companies, or even follow a career in teaching and scientific research.

Entry Requirements

Application Grade

95 points

Tests for Admission

95 points

One of the following combinations

02 Biology and Geology

or

02 Biology and Geology + 07 Physics and Chemistry

or

02 Biology and Geology + 19 Mathematics A

Application Grade (Formula)

High School Average Grade 50%

Tests for Admission 50%

Prerequisites

Medical Certificate

Individual Health Survey

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