WELCOME TO EDTNA/ERCA IN PORTUGAL
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About us in Portugal
Maria Eulália Novais
novaismel@gmail.com

Welcome to us at EDTNA/ERCA in Portugal. My name is Maria Eulália Novais, and I am a proud Brand Ambassador for Portugal. I am a nurse, specialist in Chronic Illness. I worked for many years in hemodialysis and at the moment I am a professor at the Lisbon nursing school.
For more information please contact Maria Eulália Novais, Brand Ambassador Portugal.
PROJECTS & ACTIVITIES DURING 2022
Portuguese Association of Nephrology Congress, the ENCONTRO RENAL 2022
From the 17th to 19th of November, the APEDT (Portuguese Association of Nephrology) congress, the ENCONTRO RENAL 2022, was taking place. EDTNA/ERCA Brand Ambassador for Portugal Maria Eulália Novais presented EDTNA/ERCA during the meeting. She discussed with representatives of several Nephrology clinics to publicize EDTNA/ERCA. The EDTNA/ERCA Green Excellence in Dialysis Recommendations were promoted by Inês Fonseca (BBRUAN, PT) and By Cristina Pires (Davita PT).
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EDTNA/ERCA webinar on Portuguese: Acute Kidney Injury in Pediatrics, after cardiac surgery
EDTNA/ERCA webinar on Portuguese: Conservative treatment in End Stage Kidney Disease
Celebrations of International Nursing day in Portugal
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The new generation of nurses in Portugal. Happy nurse’s day!!
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EDTNA/ERCA webinar on Portuguese: Treatment transition from Peritoneal Dialysis to Hemodialysis
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The 18th APEDT Meeting took place 9-10/04/2022 and included the EDTNA/ERCA Masterclass "Peritoneal Dialysis" Masterclass was a great success and was very well attended.
EDTNA/ERCA BA for Portugal Maria Eulália Novais presented the EDTNA/ERCA 50th International Conference that will take place in September in Rotterdam and reinforced the idea that many new themes will be part of the Conference.
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ARCHIVE
2018
EVENTS
HEALTH LITERACY
Participants: 60 nephrology nurses
Presenters: Carlos Gonçalves; Monica Costa
Guest speaker: Dra. Cristina Vaz de Almeida
Health literacy post graduate coordinator; Healthy literacy and positive psicology conferencer
Guest Speaker: Nurse Sónia Oliveira
Hospital de Braga risk mannager; Expert in risk mannagement
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2015
On the 43rd EDTNA/ERCA International Conference in Riga, Portugal presented several works, and won the 1st prize for Best Manuscript Scholarship with the work:

Spiritual well-being of dialysed people with end stage renal disease F. Loureiro1, A. Gomes1, M.Machado1, F. Vieira1, J. Fazendeiro Matos2 ( 1 NephroCare Dialysis Centre Braga, Fresenius Medical Care, Braga, Portugal; 2 NephroCare Nursing Care Management, Fresenius Medical Care, Porto, Portugal)

Portugal also saw in Riga, one more education program recognized in the EDTNA/ERCA Accreditation Awards 2014.

In Portugal the promotion of EDTNA in local and national seminar in partnership with APEDT is growing and further contacts and activities are in progress.

The next activities with EDTNA promotion will happen on 27 March – 1 st Nephrology Seminar of Hospital Santa Maria, Raquel Ribeiro will speak about Secondary Prevention of Renal Disease – the reality in Hospital Santa Maria.

16 to 18 April – Nacional Conference of APEDT in Vilamoura ‐ promotion and launch of projects in partnership with EDTNA.

In the future, we intend to encourage the publication of the papers presented and develop partnerships with industry and nursing schools.