This Degree in Veterinary Nursing (DVN) values the practical and sustained application of the acquired knowledge, forming Veterinary Nurses (VN) competent and able to contribute significantly to the Health and Animal Welfare, not only of Pets, but al...
The strong component of Tutorial Guidance throughout the academic path and the close communication between the student and the tutors will provide an academic environment in which the student is co-responsible for their learning.
Classrooms properly equipped with the materials and resources necessary for learning, with emphasis on the animal anatomy classroom.
Clínica Veterinária Universitária Egas Moniz
Located on our campus, it provides excellent medical and surgical care services for pets. In addition to the Veterinary Clinic, a Veterinary Sciences pole will be built, where this course will be taught, which will include, among others, its own University Veterinary Hospital.
Work with different animal species, in a Veterinary Medical Service Center, in Animal Production and in Veterinary Public Health;
maintain a constructive relationship with the animal and its owner;
Promote Animal Welfare;
Perform analyzes and laboratory tests;
Use auxiliary diagnostic equipment;
Provide anesthetic and surgical support;
Perform administration of medication as prescribed;
Provide clinical and prophylactic care to animals;
Provide services in Veterinary Public Health in pets and livestock species;
Assist in the area of health inspection, classification of meat and carcasses and technology for processing animal products;
Identify and critically develop research opportunities;
Apply new information technologies, legislation, taxation and accounting, relevant to their activity.
Taught in English or in Portuguese
Allowing the globalization of teaching and the internationalization of students. Here, students are really evolved in a multicultural and international context.
Get on board for this journey
Animal Organism I
Biochemistry and Biophysics
Cytology and Histology
Fundamentals of Veterinary Nursing
Animal Organism II
AnimalNutrition and Feeding
Animal Behaviour Ethics and welfare
Animal Hygiene and Grooming.
Genetics and Animal Production
Scientific Thought in Veterinary Nursing
Veterinary Clinical Nursing I: clinical rotation
What you need
For students coming from a non-Portuguese High School (EU):
Have completed, or have completed in the current academic year, a course of high school education;
Hold a foreign secondary education course and wish to apply under the terms of article 20-A of Decree-Law no. 296-A/98, of 25 September.
These candidates will have to apply for the equivalence to continue their studies, at a public portuguese high school after the equivalence is granted, they should go to the DGE facilities to request the substitution of the entrance examinations, through article 20-A.
For non-EU students:
Non-holders of any EU citizenship (in accordance with Article 2 of the Regulation);
Be the holder of a high school qualification or equivalent (through Equivalence of Foreign Qualifications at DGE);
or Have taken national final exams of foreign secondary education that are considered equivalent to the entrance exams set for the chosen program. - In the abesence of said exams, the candidate will have to take an aptitude test at the institution.