[Understanding and practice of educational actions of health family program professionals in São Sebastião-AL: detecting difficulties].

Abstract

Observing the activities of PSF (Health Family Program) in São Sebastião, it was detected low offer of the education actions in health, as part of the activities of this program. The aims of this work were to identify what was causing all this, according to the professionals' understanding about Education in Health and also to identify difficulties that was faced to develop those actions. It was a descriptive study whose subjects were 10 academical professionals of the local team, interviewed according to a semi-structured guide. As causes of the deficit we have: disorganization of the demand, low education, resistance of the population to the educational actions, absences of appropriate areas and shortage of material support. We concluded that it was necessary that health professionals to update, as well as a larger offer of physical resources and support material, so that the education in health is a reality in PSF.

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@article{Melo2005UnderstandingAP, title={[Understanding and practice of educational actions of health family program professionals in S{\~a}o Sebasti{\~a}o-AL: detecting difficulties].}, author={Gilberto Vin{\'i}cius Pereira de Melo and Regina Maria Geris dos Santos and Maria Cristina Soares Figueiredo Trezza}, journal={Revista brasileira de enfermagem}, year={2005}, volume={58 3}, pages={290-5} }