O enfermeiro especialista de saúde infantil e pediatria perante a situação da criança/família em risco

  • Maria de Lurdes dos Santos Mendes Florindo (Student)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis


The intent of this report is to outline the progress of the Internship Course Unit,comprised in Module I of the Master’s Degree in Nursing with specialization in the areaof Paediatrics & Child Health, at is aimed towards the development of skills as NurseSpecialist in Child Health and Paediatrics dealing with children at risk conditions. The author holds positions in the Nucleus of Support for Children and Youth at Riskand frequently confronted with risky situations, which have to respond. For this reasondecided to invest their training in this area.The outlined objectives and the activities that are being developed contributed to theprofessional and personal reflection that will act in a more structured and confident wayin the future.The formation of the multidisciplinary team on this theme, the preparation ofappropriate documents for referencing, the standardization of procedures, thesystematization of the processes of NACJR and the Home Visit, will contribute to animprovement in the quality of care provided to the child/family, which is followed byNACJR.During the preparation of this report, it is the understanding of the author to havesucceeded in the systematical development of the objective and the competenciesinherent to the role of nurse specialist in child health and paediatrics. This willcontribute to the early detection of children at risk conditions and to the development ofreal mechanisms of cooperation in order to provide safeness and effectiveness of theactivities that were developed with full responsiveness of well-being and improvement of the quality of life of these children, who will certainly reap the benefits in terms of health. It is very difficult to take care of ill-treated children, but with the employment of capabilities, respect, compliance with the rules of ethics and expertise, it is possible, through professional practices, to ensure conscientiousness and also quality of theservices rendered, always prioritizing the child's best interests
Date of AwardJul 2010
Original languagePortuguese
Awarding Institution
  • Universidade Católica Portuguesa
SupervisorElisabete Nunes (Supervisor)


  • Mestrado em Enfermagem

Cite this