Research Group: NursID: Innovation & Development in Nursing
Thematic Line: TL1 – Preventive Medicine & Societal Challenges
Hub: Nursing School of Porto
updated on 02/01/2019
Germano Couto is an integrated member of the research group NursID – Innovation & Development in Nursing at CINTESIS.
He was Batonnier of the Portuguese Order of Nurses from 2012 to 2015 and President of the Direction Board of the North Regional Section of the Order of Nurses from 2008 to 2011.
He earned his Doctorate in Nursing Sciences (2007) from the Abel Salazar Institute of Biomedical Sciences of the University of Porto (ICBAS), where he also had completed his master studies in 2003. Previously, he had earned his Degree in Maternal and Obstetric Health Nursing and his bacherol in from the Nursing School of Santa Maria Nursing in 1999 and 1994, respectively.
He has held various management and leadership positions, as well as political health interventions. He was Director of Nursing at the School Hospital of the Fernando Pessoa University, Chief Nurse and Coordinator of the Community Support Unit at Vila do Conde / Modivas Health Center; and Assistant of the Director Nurse of the Health Sub-Region Unit of Porto. As a professor he has worked as associate professor at the Fernando Pessoa University and as visiting professor at several higher education institutions.