Susana Sobral Mendonça is a full-time Adjunct Professor of the School of Health Sciences of the Polytechnic of Leiria. Susana has a PhD in Nursing from the University of Lisbon, she is a Nurse Specialist in Medical-Surgical and she has the Specialist Title as a Professor in the Area of Nursing. Susana has a Master of Science in Education and a Master in Nursing in the Medical-Surgical Specialty. She has technical-scientific knowledge and clinical skills in assisting critically ill, semi-critical and burn patients in an emergency, burn unit and operating room context. She has developed research and scientific work on the development of skills in nursing practice; Clinical Supervision; Standards of Good Practice in Health and Clinical Reasoning.