Community health agent and the interface with the educational actions

  • Hassyla Maria de Carvalho Bezerra Faculty of Juazeiro-FJN
  • Maria de Fátima Antero Sousa Machado Professor of Regional University Cariri-URCA. Rua Cel. Luis Antonio, 1161, Neighborhood Pepper, Crato, Ceará, Brazil.
  • Jennifer Yohanna Ferreira de Lima Antão Faculty of Juazeiro-FJN
  • Carlos Monteiro Bandeira de Mello Escola de Artes e Humanidades da Universidade de São Paulo. São Paulo, Brazil.
  • Luiz Carlos de Abreu Laboratory Design and Scientific Writing.Department of Basic Sciences, ABC Faculty of Medicine.
  • Tarcia Thalita Bandeira Garcia Faculty of Juazeiro-FJN
  • Grayce Alencar Albuquerque Faculty of Juazeiro-FJN
  • Ana Aline Andrade Martins Faculty of Juazeiro-FJN
  • Mariana Callil Voos Laboratório de Delineamento de Estudos e Escrita Científica. Departamento de Saúde da Coletividade. Faculdade de Medicina do ABC, Santo André, SP, Brazil
  • Italla Maria Pinheiro Bezerra



Within the mandate of all the professionals who make up the Family Health Strategy , health education is common to all . The Nurse as part of the team has a key role in health levels of individuals, families and communities , because the primary purpose of these actions , are guided by the maintenance, promotion, restoration of health , prevention of diseases and disorders and psychological contribution to dealing with the consequences of an imbalance in health disease process can generate a family or community context.


Descriptive qualitative study conducted in the city of Juazeiro do Norte, Ceará , Brazil , with the subject 17 nurses working in the Family Health Strategy . Was used to collect data, semi-structured interviews and content analysis organization.


It was evident that this is still a perception of limited health education in the prevention of diseases, which may affect the procedures adopted to implement these actions . On the other hand, although with this curative vision care, nurses consider these actions for planning, community health agents , which reveals a care focused on the real needs of the population . However, although they reveal how to easily build these shares access to community workers , point out problems such as lack of management support.


Becomes necessary reorientation of educational practices in health, which depends on the  qualification  through  graduation  and  support  managers  to  ensure  necessary resources to implement them , so that they are geared towards health  promotion, contributing a greater citizen participation to improve the quality of life .

Key words: Health Education in Nursing. Agent Community Health, Family Health Strategy 

Jul 12, 2015
How to Cite
BEZERRA, Hassyla Maria de Carvalho et al. Community health agent and the interface with the educational actions. International Archives of Medicine, [S.l.], v. 8, july 2015. ISSN 1755-7682. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 25 sep. 2020. doi:
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