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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.

 

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Número: R/A-Ef-806/2011
Data:
04/10/2016
N.º Despacho/Portaria: Despacho n.º 13331/2016 (2ª Série),
Data:
08/11/2016
1º Ano
Unidade curricular Período ECTS
Physiotherapy in Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions 1 1st Semester 15.50
Introduction to Physiotherapy 1st Semester 13.00
Physiotherapy in Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions 2 2nd Semester 14.50
Physiotherapy in Cardiopulmonary Conditions 1 2nd Semester 14.00
Clinical Education I Annual 3.00
2º Ano
Unidade curricular Período ECTS
Physiotherapy in Neurological Conditions 1 1st Semester 14.00
Physiotherapy in Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions 3 1st Semester 14.50
Physiotherapy in Neurological Conditions 2 2nd Semester 14.50
Physiotherapy in Neurological Conditions 3 2nd Semester 14.00
Clinical Education II Annual 3.00
3º Ano
Unidade curricular Período ECTS
Physiotherapy in Cardiopulmonary Conditions 2 1st Semester 15.00
Physiotherapy In Medical Surgical Conditions 1st Semester 15.00
Physiotherapy in The Community 2nd Semester 13.50
Clinical Education III 2nd Semester 16.50
4º Ano
Unidade curricular Período ECTS
Physiotherapy in Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions 4 1st Semester 11.50
Project in Physiotherapy Annual 11.00
Clinical Education IV Annual 37.50
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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