Undergraduate Nursing Course at the "Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul"

Identification
Name of university: 
Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul
Entity reporting directly: 
Faculty of Nursing, Nutrition and Physiotherapy
School: 
Undergraduate Nursing Course
School Founded in: 
1 997
Location
Street and Number: 
Av. Ipiranga, 6681 - Prédio 12ª, 8º andar
City: 
Partenon - Porto Alegre/RS
Postal Code: 
90619-900
Country: 
Brasil
Phone: 
+55 51 33203660 - +55 51 33203646
Fax: 
+55 51 33203647
Program(s)
Name of the Program: 
Nursing Course
Language(s): 
Portuguese
Length of program in months: 
45
Type of basic program: 
Degree
Modality: 
In-person
Initial Exam required: 
Yes
Admission of foreigner students: 
No
Granted Title: 
Degree in nursing
Accreditated by Official entity: 
No
Topic area: 
Nursing - Other
Name of the Program: 
Specialization Course in Intensive Care Practice
Language(s): 
Portuguese
Length of program in months: 
10
Type of basic program: 
Degree
Type of post-degree: 
Specialization
Modality: 
In-person
Immediately preceding education required: 
Degree in nursing
Initial Exam required: 
No
Admission of foreigner students: 
Yes
Granted Title: 
Specialist in Intensive Care
Accreditated by Official entity: 
Yes
Topic area: 
Intensive care nursing
Research Groups
Name: 
Research Group on the Modification of Lifestyle and Cardiovascular Risk (MERC)
Line of Research: 
Metabolic changes in chronic non-communicable diseases. Health Promotion in non-communicable chronic diseases
Email: 
andreia.gustavo@pucrs.br
Comments: 
The research group focuses in educational and interdisciplinary intervention on the lifestyle change, from modifiable behavioural risk factors for chronic diseases. The project includes actions aimed at evaluating quality of diet, stages of motivation for changes in behaviour –problem, functional capacity biochemical and genetic markers, autonomic nervous system and quality of life.
Name: 
Interdisciplinary Group for Research and Studies in Health Promotion and Surveillance (GIPEPROVIS)
Line of Research: 
Education, Surveillance and Promotion in health
Email: 
andreia.gustavo@pucrs.br
Comments: 
Aims to expand knowledge about health promotion and surveillance through studies and research that subsidize transformations in professional practice and in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.
Name: 
Interdisciplinary Research Group on Chronic Diseases (PDOC)
Line of Research: 
Technology and care managements in chronic diseases
Email: 
anaef@pucrs.br
Comments: 
Aims to study and research aspects related to technology and care management in chronic diseases.
Name: 
Interdisciplinary Research Group on Patient Safety (GIPESP)
Line of Research: 
Management and technology of health care and patient safety
Email: 
jurbanetto@pucrs.br
Comments: 
Develop research that contributes to knowledge and evidence of technology and management in health care and their interfaces with patient safety.
Name: 
Research Group on Health Education and Work (GETRAS)
Line of Research: 
Health Education/ Worker Health/ Work in Health care
Email: 
bsojeda@pucrs.br
Comments: 
The GETRAS seeks to contribute to interdisciplinary and inter institutional research encompassing theme of work and education in health, pedagogical training of future health care professionals, continuing education, development and evaluation of educational technologies and qualification of working process of multidisciplinary healthcare team. The lines of research are: education in health, occupational health and work in health.
Scientific Journals
Title: 
Ciência & Saúde
Email: 
ciencia.saude@pucrs.br