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UP.PT - Faculty of Medicine

Fetal Medicine

Prenatal diagnosis and fetal medicine are rapidly developing areas requiring extensive knowledge.

Fetal medicine requires knowledge of embryology, physiology, pathology, and the most appropriate diagnostic methods. It is necessary to identify the anomalies, make the etiological diagnosis and to define the prognosis.

Job Opportunities

- Know the embryology and fetal physiology;
- Know the main pathologies with manifestation in the fetal period, including incidence, risk factors, echographic manifestations, prognosis and possibility of perinatal action;
- Be able to guide the etiological investigation and perinatal intervention in several fetal pathologies;
- Be able to work in a multidisciplinary team;
- Be able to communicate with couples.

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Faculty of Medicine
Type of Course
Continuing Training Course
553.5 Hours / 20.5 ECTS

All the information presented relates to 2023/2024