Curricular Unit:Code:
Health Basic Gestures1080GBS
1UndergraduateNutrition Sciences3 ects
Learning Period:Language of Instruction:Total Hours:
Winter SemesterPortuguese/English39
Learning Outcomes of the Curricular Unit:
The goal of this program of Gestos Básicos em Saúde is to assure that every student of the life sciences is capable to recognise the most frequent emergent conditions of daily life, giving them as well the basic skills on pre-hospital treatment and life support.
This discipline also aims to offer the students some basic knowledge about human health, promoting health as a whole.
Topics: basic life support; diagnostic procedures; basic treatment procedures; procedures related with specific situations; STD; Universal Protection Measures; human relationships, communication techniques, ethics, deontology..
Demonstration of the Syllabus Coherence with the Curricular Unit's Objectives:
The programmatic content of this course aims to provide knowledge that will enable them to use by students in their future professional activity
Teaching Methodologies (Including Evaluation):
Written + Qualitative/Quantitative
Demonstration of the Coherence between the Teaching Methodologies and the Learning Outcomes:
Using a methodology based on practical learning and continuous assessment of knowledge, students are able to apply this knowledge for their future their occupation activity
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3. European Ressuscitation Council (2006). Basic Life Support & Automated external Desfibrillation. 2ª Edição
4.Harrison. Medicina Interna. 16ª Edição (tradução brasileira). McGraw Hill, 2006.
5. Merck Manual, Merck Sharp and Dohme, 2006
6.Way KW, Doherty GM. Cirurgia. Diagnóstico e Tratamento. 11ª Edição (tradução brasileira). McGraw Hill e Guanabara Koogan 2003.
7. Cline B. Emergências Médicas. McGraw Hill, 2000.
8. Serra, L. (2001). Critérios Fundamentais em Fracturas e Ortopedia. 2ª Edição. Lidel.
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Lecturer (* Responsible):
António Moreira (
Daniela Mendes (
Daniele Dallavecchia (
Manuela Pontes (