The bioethics in the scene of the nursing. A descriptive study

Anice Fátima Ahmad Balduino, Maria Eduarda Cavadinha Corrêa, Liliana Maria Labronici, Maria Fátima Mantovani


The practical of the nursing is developed in multiple scenes that can be sources for the research with human beings. This practical must be based on the *196/96 Resolution of the National Counsel of Health of the Ministry of Health. The objective of this study is to identify the knowledge of the nurse about the *196/96 Resolution and analyze the contribution of the bioethics principles in the use of this resolution. In Ocober, 2006, 56 nurses, which work in a Public Institution of Health in Curitiba city, in the State of Paraná, have been interviewed. For the collection of the data, a questionnaire with closed qestions, processed manually was applied to the nurses. It was verified that 67.8% do not work with research; 66,1% do not receive protocols; 64,3% and 76.8% respectively do not have knowledge about the terms indemnity and compensation which are included in the resolution. 32.2% are also unaware of the fact that the Research Committee of Ethics (CEP) must be registered to the National Commission in Research of the Ministry of Health (CONEP/MS). The results have also demonstrated an incipient knowledge on the *196/96 Resolution, on the part of the nurses, demonstrating the necessity of permanent education.


Nursing, Bioethics, Ethics

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