The Araranguá Campus’ Medicine Program was created on July 2017 and is housed by the School of Sciences, Technology and Health. The program has 7.620 hours distributed in 12 semesters, with a single admission period offering 60 seats per year.
The program aims to prepare doctors who will work towards the health of human kind and its collectiveness, acting with extreme care, always at the best of its professional capacity, and without discrimination of any nature. The doctor will be responsible for promoting, protecting and recovering health; preventing, diagnosing and treating illness; and rehabilitating the diseased and the disabled (according to the Brazilian Law no. 12.842 of 10 July 2013).
According to the National Curriculum Guidelines for the Medicine Degree, Medicine graduates will have a broad, humanistic, reflexive and ethical training that will allow them to work in the different levels of care. Their practice will be geared towards the promotion, prevention, recuperation and rehabilitation of health, be it collective or individual, with social responsibility and a commitment to society, human dignity, and the integral health of human beings, always taking into account the social determination of the health-disease process.