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Use of technologies in programs of permanent education in health: an experimental study

Adriane das Neves Silva, Benedito Carlos Cordeiro


The study focuses on the contribution of technologies in the programs of permanent education for nursing professionals. Aims: to analyze the application of information and communication technologies in the permanent education of nursing assistants and technicians; to compare the information obtained by the nursing assistants and technicians who use a virtual learning environment (VLE) and those who are involved in traditional hands-on training and; to evaluate the applicability of information and communication technology in the programs of permanent education in health for nursing assistants and technicians. Method: this is an experimental study, incorporating a clinical essay type of data collection, with a quantitative approach, to be performed in a municipal public hospital, located in the municipality of Duque de Caxias. The subjects of the research will be 60 nursing assistants and technicians that work in the health studies unit. The expected period for data collection will be from November 2013 to January 2014.


Permanent Education in Health; Educational Technology; Nursing


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Netto MLA; Loyolla W. As tecnologias da informação e comunicação na formação de trabalhadores. In: Trindade MAB (org.). As tecnologias da informação e comunicação (TIC) no desenvolvimento profissional de trabalhadores do SUS. São Paulo: Instituto de Saúde; 2011. p:177-217. Disponível em Acesso em: 16 Jun 2013



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