Relatório de estágio

  • Carmen Patrícia Teixeira Moreira (Student)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis


This report comes in the context of the degree of Master of Nursing with specialization in Medical-Surgical Nursing after the stage of completion at the National Institute of Medical Emergency Service and the Emergency and Multipurpose Intensive Care Unit of the Hospital of Vila Nova de Gaia / Espinho, EPE, and translates the development, acquisition and integration of knowledge to provide specialized care in the Medical-Surgical Nursing area to adult and elderly with severe disease or in critical condition. Is structured in four Competency Domains using the descriptive and analytical method, through critical analysis of concrete situations, based on scientific evidence, with suggestions for improvement and resolution of identified problems. In the Domain of Professional Practice, Ethical and Legal stand out criticism arising from concrete situations reflections, particularly on respect for professional secrecy, informed consent and presumed consent, respect for privacy and the decision not to resuscitate. The Quality of Continuous Improvement Area, highlight the identification of opportunities for improvement and the suggested strategies within the infection control and improvement of nursing records. In the Care Management Domain, highlights the participation in all management processes of the various stage of local reflecting on their feasibility and suitability to the characteristics of the service. Development in the Domain of Learning Professionals, the ability to analyze complex situations and reflect on concrete situations with adequate reasoning is an essential responsibility of the Specialist in Medical-Surgical Nursing, which was developed by the ability to react to unexpected and complex situations, and as the very process of self personal and professional development and skills in communication, in relationship with the patient and family. Internships and would permit contact with urgent and emergency situations, are privileged moments of contact with new realities, deepening critical awareness and skills development reflecting on the performance of Nursing as an expert. With this report, we intend to critically reflect on the main activities and acquired skills, using the scientific reasons. Also intends to report difficulties felt and present, critically, the contribution of this stage for the development and professional development.
Date of Award2015
Original languagePortuguese
Awarding Institution
  • Universidade Católica Portuguesa
SupervisorMaria Rocha (Supervisor)


  • Mestrado em Enfermagem

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