Actions Related to Care and Management of Nursing Work Process in Primary Health Care

  • Marcelo Costa Fernandes Federal University of Campina Grande, Paraiba, Brazil.
  • Lucilane Maria Sales da Silva Ceará State University, Ceará, Brazil.
  • Maria Rocineide Ferreira da Silva Ceará State University, Ceará, Brazil.
  • Thereza Maria Magalhães Moreira Ceará State University, Ceará, Brazil.

Abstract

This study aimed to analyze the nursing work process in primary care with emphasis on the care and management actions. Qualitative research among 32 nurses from Maracanaú municipality in the state of Ceará, Brazil. Data collection was performed in 2012 through semi-structured interview. They identified that the main care actions are related to the programs of the Ministry of Health and active search. Already the management actions are surveillance activities and construction of the service schedule. It was concluded that the nursing work process in this level of attention is still strongly influenced by the traditional model of health care, with practices that reflect the dominance of biomedical knowledge.

Published
Oct 22, 2015
How to Cite
FERNANDES, Marcelo Costa et al. Actions Related to Care and Management of Nursing Work Process in Primary Health Care. International Archives of Medicine, [S.l.], v. 8, oct. 2015. ISSN 1755-7682. Available at: <http://imed.pub/ojs/index.php/iam/article/view/1335>. Date accessed: 21 sep. 2019. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3823/1846.
Section
Primary Care

Keywords

Public Health Nursing; Nursing Care; Management; Patient Care Management.

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