Technique and care under the nursing working process in the Family Health Program: a qualitative research


Health Program
Nursing Working Process

PlumX Metrics


The actions assigned to each professional member of the Family Health team are proposed by the Ministry of Health. Guidelines developed by the Municipal Health Departments seek to support the providers according to the specific context of each township. This project aims to characterize the activities of the nurses in relation to the techniques and care within this program in Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, Espírito Santo, southeastern Brazil. It is a qualitative research using participatory observations and semi-structured interviews with these providers. Its aims to address issues related to their identity, the social representation of nursing, and the need to verify their knowledge about the guidelines and how is observed in the working process. It will possibly contribute for the reflection about the nursing practice under the public health scope.