The present report is about the 11th Master´s Degree in Nursing, with Specialization in Medical-Surgical Nursing, in the area of critical care patient, in Universidade Católica Portuguesa (UCP) – Healthcare Science Institute of Porto. This document reflects the academic path accomplished in the curricular unit – Final Stage and Report and reports to two modules of internship with a total of 360 hours that were apportioned by the Intensive Care Unit and the Surgical Intermediate Care Unit. The transmission of bad news was a theme transversal to both modules and it was developed accordingly to the training needs that were identified in each internship. The main goals of this document is to describe learning experiences, to show the acquire skills, to reflect and analyze the activities on which I was involved, to describe improve situations that I witness, passable of being solved, and its respective strategies solutions, having in sight the enhancement of quality and safety of given nursery care, and this document can also be used as an evaluation tool. The methodology used is the descriptive and critical reflexive method, and it is framed with the common and specific competences of the specielized nurse, established by the Order of Nurses. The investigation was a continuous ally in all the process, offering me solid bases for the carried out activities. This training path was a chance for me to improve my scientific knowledge acquired on the academic path, and also an opportunity to develop thecnical knowledge and relation and communication skills that are necessary to providing differentiated quality care to critically ill patients.
|Date of Award||6 Apr 2021|
- Universidade Católica Portuguesa
|Supervisor||Amélia Ferreira (Supervisor)|
- Critical patient
- Clinical competence
- Transmission of bad news