PROADI-SUS offers 50 free online courses for health professionals across Brazil — District Policy Portal

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Through the Support Program for Institutional Development of the Unified Health System (PROADI-SUS) and in partnership with the Ministry of Health, the Hospital Moinhos de Vento is now open for enrollment for 50 qualification courses aimed at professionals in the health area. EaD classes are free and are part of five projects that the institution conducts through PROADI-SUS – enrollment periods vary from December this year to December 2023. The topics covered are focused on ethics in research with human beings, understanding care guidelines, patient safety in pharmaceutical care, inspection measures in therapeutic communities and practices in Pediatric Intensive Care Units (ICU) services.

Discover the initiatives that offer the qualifications:

TeleUTI (Pediatric): available until December 2021

With the aim of using telemedicine for the discussion of clinical cases, distance education and training in Intensive Care Units, aiming at systematizing care, qualifying care and reducing the risks inherent in assisting critically ill patients, the TeleUTI project offers five courses online on Basic and Advanced Life Support in Pediatrics, Pain Assessment and Recommendations for the Prevention of IPCS.

Duration: From 2h to 4h.


Target audience: Health professionals working in Pediatric Intensive Care Units.

Safe Patient: available until March 2022

Aiming to implement and qualify the National Patient Safety Program (PNSP) in health institutions in Brazil, the Patient Safe project offers 11 courses covering Patient Safety, Risk Management, Leadership and Teamwork. The courses on the Improvement Model are the first in this format produced by national experts and within the Brazilian context.

Target Audience: Clinical and non-clinical healthcare professionals, graduated in higher education who develop actions for continuous improvement in the promotion of patient safety.

EAD ANVISA: available until December 2021

In partnership with the National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA), the Hospital Moinhos de Vento provides 17 educational tools with access to guidelines that support the best practices in the operation of health services in the country. The purpose of the training is to guide how health care services should work based on the regulatory measures proposed by ANVISA, in addition to providing the professional with full mastery of the applicability of the standards, ordinances and resolutions that guide inspections in the various health establishments in the country .

Target audience: Assistance and non-assistance professionals who work with infection control or control the use of antimicrobials; professionals who work in the inspection process of public and private health services.

Qualification of Research Ethics Committees (CEPs Qualification): available until December 2021

The project, prepared by the National Research Ethics Commission (Conep), in conjunction with the Ministry of Health and the Moinhos de Vento Hospital, provides 13 self-instructional courses with the aim of educating and promoting knowledge of the research monitoring system, consisting of Ethics and Research Committees and Conep. The objective is to improve the administrative work and the speed of ethical analysis of CEPs in order, in the end, to strengthen the protection of research participants.

Target Audience: Coordinators, members, administrative employees of CEPs and other users of the CEP/Conep system.

Clinical-care guidelines: available until November and December/2023

The development of clinical-care guidelines for the health care process is essential for better quality and standardization of medical routines, in addition to standardizing procedures, it can improve health care and patients and improve the allocation of resources in the area. . To support SUS in the formulation of these guidelines, the initiative offers two training courses: one focused on the development of clinical-care guidelines and the other is the GRADE System (Graduation of the certainty of evidence). Both qualifications aim to disseminate knowledge and generate recommendations for a better quality of the public health system, with a special focus on guidelines for the Ministry of Health.

The first course is intended to train health professionals to understand the panorama of this topic in the country, as well as critically assess the processes, develop and improve existing guidelines, including Clinical Protocols and Therapeutic Guidelines (PCDT). The GRADE System course, on the other hand, aims to present the importance of the system for the assessment of certainty of evidence in guidelines, addressing systematic reviews and health technology assessments for decision-making, in addition to transposing information contained in systematic reviews to tables summary and profile of the evidence.

Target audience: Professionals with knowledge in systematic review or assessment of health technologies, who are involved in REBRATS or CONITEC activities, including NATS members and Ministry of Health workers. Academics, professionals who work with the theme of guidelines and ATS, managers and scientific audiences related to the area.


The Program to Support Institutional Development of the Unified Health System, PROADI-SUS, was created in 2009 with the purpose of supporting and improving the SUS through human resources training, research, evaluation and incorporation of technologies, management and specialized care required by the Ministry of Health. Today, the program brings together six non-profit hospitals that are benchmarks in medical care and management quality: Hospital Alemão Oswaldo Cruz, BP – A Beneficência Portuguesa de São Paulo, Hcor, Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, Hospital Moinhos de Vento and Hospital Sírio-Libanês. PROADI-SUS resources come from the tax immunity of participating hospitals. The projects provide the population with the expertise of hospitals in initiatives that meet the needs of the SUS. Among the main benefits of PROADI-SUS, the reduction of waiting lines stand out; qualification of professionals; research in the interest of public health for the current needs of the Brazilian population; care management supported by artificial intelligence and improved management of public and philanthropic hospitals throughout Brazil. For more information about the Program and current projects in the current three-year period, access the PROADI-SUS Hospitals portal.