The Program (PACCS)

Doctoral Course Curriculum

Doctoral Course Curriculum

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Requirements to complete the Academic Doctorate Course
Total workload
104 créditos - 1560h
Required Courses
38 créditos - 570h
Optional subjects
10 créditos - 150h
Dissertation
56 créditos ´- 840h
Credit Match: 1 Crédito = 15H
Other Required Activities:
1 - Thesis Project Defense
2 - Research Report Qualification
3 - Thesis Defense
Defense time
minimum: 24 (twenty four) months
maximum: 48 (forty eight) months
Requirements by stages

1 - For qualification:
2 articles published with Qualis B1
OR
1 published with Qualis A + 1 forwarded

2 - For final defense:
3 articles published with Qualis B1
OR
2 published, 1 of which with Qualis A
Diploma Dispatch Requirements:
1 - Completion of all credits
2 - Approval in thesis defense
3 - 3 articles published in B1 or 2 articles being 1 with qualis A.
4 - 1 copy of the dissertation in navy blue with gold letters on the front of the cover and the spine + 1 CD containing the version of the dissertation (PDF) + submission of the final version of the dissertation (PDF) and proof of publication for the e-mail versaofinal.paccs@gmail.com with copy to the advisor, and with the dissertation submission forms and UFF's publication authorizatio
1st semester2nd Semester3rd Semester4th Semester
Epistemology in health care sciences
4 credits - 60h
Care Studies in the Sociocultural Context III
OR
Clinical Care Studies III
4 credits - 60h
Care Studies in the Sociocultural Context IV
OR
Clinical Care Studies IV
4 credits - 60h
Doctorate teaching internship
4 credits - 60h
Advanced Research Methods and Techniques
6 credits - 90h
Doctoral Thesis Seminar II
Doctoral Thesis Seminar III
2 credits - 30h
Doctoral Thesis Seminar IV
2 credits - 30h
Doctoral Thesis Seminar I
2 credits - 30h
ELECTIVE
3 credits - 45h
ELECTIVE
2 credits - 30h
ELECTIVE
2 credits - 30h
ELECTIVE
3 credits - 45h
5th Semester6th Semester7th Semester8th Semester
Doctoral Thesis Seminar V
2 credits - 30h
Doctoral Thesis Seminar VI
2 credits - 30h
Doctoral Thesis Seminar VII
2 credits - 30h
Doctoral Thesis Seminar VIII
2 credits - 30h
Doctoral Thesis Defense
56 credits - 840h

Advanced Search Methods and Techniques – 04 Credits / 60h

Knowledge building. Structure of the thesis project. Argument for defense of the thesis. Modalities of investigation. Advanced research methods and techniques. Scientific writing.

Epistemology in the health care sciences – 04 credits / 60h

The care process in its philosophical, scientific and technological dimensions in the health territory in a transdisciplinary attitude. Theories and systems of nursing and health care, the sustainability of knowing how to care, epistemology of science, health and nursing care. The different knowledge and practices and their connections with health care and the modes of technical, ethical and aesthetic interventions in a critical-creative perspective.

Care Studies in the Sociocultural Context III – 04 credits / 60h

Theoretical framework of research in the sociocultural context. Integrative, systematic review and metasynthesis. Deepening and building the research protocol, advanced data production techniques. Research ethics.

Care Studies in the Sociocultural Context IV – 04 credits / 60h

Research and dialogue with the theory of knowledge. Theoretical-methodological articulation. Collection, treatment, analysis and discussion of data. Scientific writing and dissemination of knowledge. Recommendations for quality scientific production.

Clinical Care Studies III – 04 credits / 60h

Theoretical reference of clinical care research. Innovation and technology in health care sciences. Systematic review, meta-analysis and metasynthesis. Deepening and construction of the research protocol.

Clinical Care Studies IV – 04 credits / 60h

Methodological development and the design of clinical research. Research ethics. Advanced techniques in data collection, treatment, analysis and discussion. Development of products, processes and protocols in clinical care. Writing and dissemination of the scientific article. Recommendations for quality scientific production.

Thesis Seminar I – 02 credits / 30h

Elaboration and contextualization of the epistemological and theoretical-methodological references of the doctoral thesis project.

Thesis Seminar II – 02 credits / 30h

Development of the doctoral thesis project, presentation of the theoretical and methodological framework. Project defense.

Thesis Seminar III – 02 credits / 30h

Deepening the theoretical and methodological framework of the research. Development of writing of the thesis to be defended. Data production.

Thesis Seminar IV – 02 credits / 30h

Development of the writing stages and presentation of the partial thesis report with the theoretical and methodological stages, articulating the problem with the critical analysis in the development of research data production.

Thesis Seminar V – 02 credits / 30h

Development of the writing stages and presentation of the partial research report. Treatment and critical analysis of data. Concept production and innovation.

Thesis Seminar VI – 02 credits / 30h

Deepening of results and completion of data analysis. Theoretical deepening and innovation research. Partial conclusion of the thesis.

Thesis Seminar VII – 02 credits / 30h

Deepening of results and conclusion of thesis analysis. Final theoretical articulation and / or innovation research. Conclusion and defense of the thesis.

Thesis Seminar VIII – 02 credits / 30h

Deepening of results and conclusion of thesis analysis. Final theoretical articulation and / or innovation research. Conclusion and defense of the thesis.

DisciplinesCreditsWorkload
Management and Occupational Programs345h
Imaginary, creativity and art in health345h
Health Promotion, Literacy and Participation345h
Psychosomatics, subjectivities, Transdisciplinarity in Health Care345h
Work process and the micropolitics of health care345h
Attention to the health of women and children from the perspective of caring345h
Adult and Elderly Health Care345h
Methodological theoretical conceptions in systematization of nursing care345h
Health Planning and Management345h
Clinical research345h
Introduction to Biostatistics230h
Transdisciplinary Postgraduate Seminar I230h
Transdisciplinary Postgraduate Seminar II345h
Transdisciplinary Postgraduate Seminar III230h
Transdisciplinary Postgraduate Seminar IV460h