A life, a story, a nurse: Sidênia Alves Sidrião de Alencar Mendes


The nursing profession embodies and upholds the commitment to an activity aimed at life, without losing the policy as an essential element of this profession. This article captures part of the construction of the trajectory of an activist nurse who contributes to the formation of Brazilian nursing: the teacher Sidênia Alves Sidrião de Alencar Mendes. In a narrative form, the text aims, through the story of the teacher, to register an important part of training and ways to working in this profession in Brazil.

Keywords: History, Memory; Nursing.

Received: 01/27/2011

Approved: 01/27/2012

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