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A degree in Osteopathy gives qualification to perform a professional and autonomous activity, described in the order in Diário da República, 1st series, no. 109 of 5 June 2015.

Aims to train professionals with knowledge, skills and competences in order to execute an excellence performance, particularly in the context of the activities carried out in the different areas of osteopathy. This cycle of studies gives an access to the profession consistent with the development of skills appropriate to the autonomous exercise of the profession of osteopath at the level of requirement patterns defined in Ordinance No. 207-B/2014 of October 8 international organizations and in accordance with the requirements of the European Union and according to the World Health Organization benchmarks


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729 Health - programs not covered elsewhere training area
Number: R/A-Cr 100/2016
No. dispatch/concierge: 9536/2016
1º Year
Curricular unit Period ECTS
Human Anatomy I 1st Semester 5.0
Cell Biology and Histology 1st Semester 4.0
Functional Biochemistry 1st Semester 4.0
Palpatory Exploration I 1st Semester 5.0
Human Physiology I 1st Semester 5.0
Introduction to the Profession 1st Semester 4.0
General Pathology 1st Semester 3.0
Human Anatomy II 2st Semester 5.0
Study of Human Movement 2st Semester 8.0
Palpatory Exploration II 2st Semester 5.0
Human Physiology II 2st Semester 4.0
General Pathology 2st Semester 3.0
Health Psychology 2st Semester 2.0
Measurement Evaluation Techniques 2st Semester 6.0
2º Year
Curricular unit Period ECTS
Pharmacology and Therapeutics 1st Semester 2.0
Introduction to Nutrition 1st Semester 1.0
Complementary Means for Diagnosis 1st Semester 3.0
Structural Osteopathy I 1st Semester 14.0
Medical-Surgical Pathology I 1st Semester 3.5
Psychology Of Communication And Interpersonal Relationships 1st Semester 4.0
Theories and Models in Osteopathy 1st Semester 2.5
DESCRI 2st Semester 6.0
DESCRI 2st Semester 3.5
Structural Osteopathy II 2st Semester 14.0
Medical-Surgical Pathology II 2st Semester 4.0
First Aid and Basic Life Support 2st Semester 2.5
3º Year
Curricular unit Period ECTS
Research Methodologies 1st Semester 2.0
Structural Osteopathy III 1st Semester 7.0
Cranial and Visceral Osteopathy I 1st Semester 7.0
Medical-Surgical Pathology III 1st Semester 4.0
DESCRI (optional) 1st Semester 4.0
Biostatistics 2st Semester 4.0
Management and Economics of Health 2st Semester 2.0
Cranial and Visceral Osteopathy II 2st Semester 10.0
Medical-Surgical Pathology IV 2st Semester 4.0
DESCRI (optional) 2st Semester 4.0
DESCRI Annual 12.0
4º Year
Curricular unit Period ECTS
DESCRI Annual 42.0
Seminars Annual 10.0
Dissertation/Project Annual 8.0

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