Nursing Students Experience in Emergency and Intensive Care in a Reference Hospital
Objective: To report the experiences and activities carried out by nursing students during practical activities in the Intensive Care Unit and Emergency Room at a referral hospital.
Methods and results: This is an experience report of students from the nursing graduation course during the practical activities of the subjects Integral Attention to Health II, High Complexity module in Emergency and Intensive Care Unit of a reference state hospital in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, in the period from 18 November to 08 October 2015. The experience provided the students a dimension of the nursing care in the high complexity services. Thus, the results have been described considering the procedures and knowledge used and the concept of this experience to the students in the hospitals.
Conclusion: During the development of the training activities, it is observed an important learning both individually and in groups of students. The progress in achieving the nursing care, the application of the clinical reasoning associated with the referenced theoretical basis are increasingly set in carrying out the practice.
Keywords: Nursing Students; Critical Care Nursing; Intensive Care Units; Emergency Medical Services.
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