Welcome to us at EDTNA/ERCA in Portugal. My name is Carlos Goncalves and I am a proud Brand Ambassador. We have 50 EDTNA/ERCA Members in Portugal whom has been Members for many years.


For more information, please contact Carlos Goncalves, Brand Ambassador for Portugal.


Main title: Health literacy

Paricipants: 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

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.

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