SNIES: 102714| Qualified record: Resolution 9857 of July 31, 2013

We train qualified specialists, highly qualified in the application of advanced clinical competence, capable of adequately managing dysfunctions and / or conditions that decrease the functionality, functioning and, therefore, the quality of life of the critically ill adult population, by through the implementation of relevant measures, based on a physiotherapeutic diagnosis and treatment, carried out early, to avoid long-term sequelae in this population group. All of the above, in turn, is determined by the ability to make decisions with critical rationing and the ability to solve problems.

We develop our program in three periods, focused on three curricular areas: professional, sociohumanistic and knowledge management, with signatures such as: modalities of cardiopulmonary intervention in ICU, mechanical ventilation and artificial airway, research and practice in ICU.

Enter the curriculum

Know our rates and dates for the year 2020

Registration: 15-11-2021
Exam: Será notificado por la facultad.
Interviews: Será notificado por la facultad.
Publication of results: Podrás consultar si fuiste admitido en our web o llamando a la facultad del programa elegido
Tuition Payment: Después de pasar acta de admisión, el aspirante admitido tendrá plazo de quince (15) días para realizar el pago de matrícula
Start of clasess: Confirmar con la facultad
Class schedules: encuentros quincenales. Viernes 1:00 p.m. a 9:00 p.m. Sábados 8:00 a.m. a 5:00 p.m. Domingos 8:00 a.m. a 5:00 p.m.
Registration PIN cost: $163.000 COP
Total cost per semester: $7.750.000 COP

Documentation required for the registration process:

  • Undergraduate qualifications (Photocopy).
  • Undergraduate degree certificate (Photocopy).
  • 150% identity document (Photocopy).
  • ECAES or Saber Pro exam results for graduates from the year 2003.
  • CV.
  • Current EPS certificate.
  • Two letters of personal recommendation.
  • Photo size 3×4 color, white background

Registrations: September 24 to November 30, 2018.

NOTE: Previous documents or photocopies do not need to be authenticated.

Those forms in which false data is proven, or that are not fully filled out, will not be considered.

The interview cannot be carried out if you come to it without the minimum required documentation.

Chief Graduate Division
Sandra Milena Hincapié Garaviño
Telephone: (57) (4) 444 05 55 Ext. 1644

Administrative Assistant
María Ximena Restrepo Macías
Telephone: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1258

Academic coordinator 
Alejandra Mondragon Barrera
Telephone: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1450

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Our applicants are professionals in the areas of health, physiotherapy, research and teaching.

Why choose
this program?

We have different approaches to strengthen knowledge in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases.


Our specialists can work in different areas of the health sector, producing a positive impact.

Physiotherapists interested in the themes of critical adult care, motivated to continue their training process, able to work in teams and participate in collaborative and interdisciplinary environments.

Comprehensive ethical aspects of the management of critically ill patients and the relationship with their families.

Our teaching and learning process is focused on the development of scientific, academic and professional skills, in addition to aiming at the promotion of self-training and autonomy, seeking the achievement of academic and human excellence.

They make effective decisions focused on the functional capacities of people with multiple alterations of organs and systems, based on knowledge about the relationship between human body movement, physiotherapeutic intervention and the health-disease process in the field of critical care.

They have fundamental knowledge in anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, metabolism, evaluation and physical examination, as well as

the methods and strategies that from the profession are used in patient care

They are aware of the interventionist processes such as cytology and life support, use of medications and physiological monitoring, in order to provide optimal patient care and lead to a discharge from the service, in the best possible conditions.


Know the necessary requirements to access the degree process at our University.


Get to know the work fields where you can work after being a graduate of Universidad CES.

and scholarships

We offer financing options and scholarships to our students with entities in agreement.

You must pass all the subjects of the curriculum and the specific requirements for each program, reported in the minutes by the Promotions Committee. In addition, it requires:

1. Present certificate of attendance to the CES Chair.

2. The payment of the rights of degree, established in the pecuniary rights.
3. Have passed the degree or research work.
4. Peace and safety with the University for every concept.

You can perform as:

Physiotherapist in the ICU, special units, coronary unit, cardiovascular and neurosurgical unit.
Respiratory care and physiotherapy area coordinator Teaching Researcher in the clinical area Manager in intensive care, special care and hospitalization.

For financing we have agreements with:
Banco de Bogotá
Fondo Sapiencia
Banco Pichincha
Fincomercio (Fincoeducar)
Fondo Nacional del Ahorro (FNA)
Helm Bank

We have our own scholarships and in partnership with the following entities:
Entidades públicas

Our teachers

Exchange from
another university

You chose us for your exchange, find out about the process and the requirements to meet. Plus

Exchange towards
another university

Live the experience of expanding your knowledge in Colombia or the world. Plus

academic cultural

We open the doors of the world for you to complement your academic training with us. Plus

keep it going

Keep your knowledge updated to enhance your professional profile. Plus


We offer spaces and programs for the personal and collective development of the CES community. Plus

Discounts with
entities in agreement

These are the economic benefits that we have with different companies and organizations. Plus

of languages

Increase your job possibilities, deepening or exploring new languages. Plus

Legal information of the program

Program name:
Especialización en Fisioterapia en Cuidado Crítico del Adulto

Facultad de Fisioterapia

Program modality:

Program type:

SNIES code:

Qualified Registration:
Resolución 9857 de julio 31 de 2013


Title awarded:
Especialista en Fisioterapia en Cuidado Crítico del Adulto

1,5 años (3 semestres)

Total cost per semester:
$7.750.000 COP

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