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Continuos education of professionals in the hospital environment: An exploratory study - preliminary note

Glaucirene Siebra Moura Ferreira, Keila Maria de Azevedo Ponte, Antonia Eliana Araújo Aragão, Lidyane Parente Arruda, Francisco Ivonildo Sales Ferreira

Abstract


Introduction: Continuing health education is a strategy aimed at allowing professionals to act in a more empowered way, contributing to the hospital community and enhancing the interconnection of knowledge. However, a study to identify the views of professionals faced with involved with this qualification is relevant. Objective: To understand the perceptions of health professionals with regard to continuing education. Methodology: This is a descriptive and exploratory study adopting a qualitative approach. For data collection we will use semi-structured interviews and participant observation. The meetings will be recorded through notes, photographs and video. The study subjects will be 14 graduate professionals in the health area, associated with the Sobral Heart Hospital, Ceará, Brazil. They will be selected by means of the availability of time for participating in the research. The processing of information will be done through the categorization of the participants' comments. After analyzing the information, the results will be presented, enabling us to reflect on the importance of continuing education.

 


Keywords


Health education

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5935/1676-4285.2012S017