Reflections on the insertion of the nutrition discipline in nursing education

Reflections on the insertion of the nutrition discipline in nursing education

Author Feresin, Catia Google Scholar
Sonzogno, Maria Cecilia Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Institution Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Abstract This study aimed to characterize the Nutrition discipline in six undergraduate courses in nursing regarding to the professor background, workload, content, strategies of education and evaluation from the perspective of the professor who teaches it. This is a descriptive research, carried out through semi-structured interviews, analyzed through the Thematic Analysis. It was verified that the discipline content approaches Nutrition in the vital cycle in the prevention of illnesses, as well as, in the healing aspect. the importance of the professor to be attentive to the content complexity necessary to the Nursing Education is highlighted. Nutrition knowledge favors the performance of the Nurse in a multifunctional health team. the formation of study groups with professors from Nutrition disciplines in the health area of undergraduate programs is suggested.
Keywords education
Language English
Date 2007-11-01
Published in Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem. Piracicaba: Univ Sao Paolo, v. 15, n. 6, p. 1092-1098, 2007.
ISSN 0104-1169 (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher Univ Sao Paolo
Extent 1092-1098
Access rights Open access Open Access
Type Article
Web of Science ID WOS:000253848000006
SciELO ID S0104-11692007000600006 (statistics in SciELO)

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