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Isabel Cristina Fonseca da Cruz, Eliel de Oliveira Larrúbia, Neusa Maria de Azevedo, Marly Rodrigues Ribeiro, Ana Maria Rongel Rocha, Cláudia de Souza Moraes, Sonia Regina de Oliveira Silva, Cristiane Maria Amorim Costa


Problem: At the University Hospital of the University of Rio de Janeiro State (HUPE/UERJ),the Nursing Coordination analysed the social context and the stakeholders of health assistence, and identified a problem to address: a change shift in the focus from the client and student to the institution itself. Objective: To achieve the vision of a 24/7 nursing care, centered in the client and based on scientifc evidence, a strategic plan was developed to establish nursing professional standards. Method: As an instrument of social management, an Strategic Project represents the process of assessment, diagnosis, planning, and evaluation of the nursing managers to improve the quality of care at HUPE/UERJ.Expected Outcome: a hospital database related to client outcomes related to nursing care.


Project Formulation; Patient-Centered Care.


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