Educational Group Practices in Primary Care: Interaction Between Professionals, Users and Knowledge

  • Maria Flavia Gazzinelli Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais; School of Nursing; Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
  • Vania de Souza Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais; School of Nursing; Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
  • Rosa Maria Godoy Serpa da Fonseca Universidade de São Paulo; Department of Community Healthcare Nursing; School of Nursing; Universidade de São Paulo
  • Marconi Moura Fernandes Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais; School of Nursing; Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
  • Angélica Cotta Lobo Leite Carneiro Universidade de Juiz de Fora; Governador Valadares
  • Luanna Kelen Godinho Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais; School of Nursing; Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

Abstract

OBJECTIVE To investigate the concept understood by Family Healthcare Strategy (ESF) professionals of knowledge, education and subjects participating in learning activities. METHOD Qualitative study carried out with the ESF professionals with university degree, members of the healthcare staff who undertook educational health group activities at Basic Healthcare Units (UBS) in Belo Horizonte. The following triangulation techniques were used: participant observation, photos and field notes; interviews with professionals; and document analysis. RESULTS We identified three interaction patterns that are different from each other. Firstly, the professional questions, listens and provides information to users, trusting in the transmission of knowledge; secondly, the professional questions and listens, trusting that users can learn from each other; thirdly, the professional questions, listens, discusses and produces knowledge with users, both teaching and learning from each other. CONCLUSION There are educational practices that include unique methods capable of creating a militant space for citizenship engagement.

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Published
2015-04-01
How to Cite
Gazzinelli, M., Souza, V., Fonseca, R., Fernandes, M., Carneiro, A., & Godinho, L. (2015). Educational Group Practices in Primary Care: Interaction Between Professionals, Users and Knowledge . Revista Da Escola De Enfermagem Da USP, 49(2), 284-291. https://doi.org/10.1590/S0080-623420150000200014
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