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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
Clinical Education I Annual 3.00
Physiotherapy in Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions 2 Summer Semester 14.50
Physiotherapy in Cardiopulmonary Conditions 1 Summer Semester 14.00
Physiotherapy in Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions 1 Winter Semester 15.50
Introduction to Physiotherapy Winter Semester 13.00
2º Ano
Unidade curricular Período ECTS
Clinical Education II Annual 3.00
Physiotherapy in Neurological Conditions 2 Summer Semester 14.50
Physiotherapy in Neurological Conditions 3 Summer Semester 14.00
Physiotherapy in Neurological Conditions 1 Winter Semester 14.00
Physiotherapy in Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions 3 Winter Semester 14.50
3º Ano
Unidade curricular Período ECTS
Physiotherapy in The Community Summer Semester 13.50
Clinical Education III Summer Semester 16.50
Physiotherapy in Cardiopulmonary Conditions 2 Winter Semester 15.00
Physiotherapy In Medical Surgical Conditions Winter Semester 15.00
4º Ano
Unidade curricular Período ECTS
Project in Physiotherapy Annual 11.00
Clinical Education IV Annual 37.50
Physiotherapy in Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions 4 Winter Semester 11.50
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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