Education in Cardiovascular Health in Older Group: Experience Report

  • Belarmino Santos de Sousa Júnior Hospital Universitário Onofre Lopes - HUOL/UFRN
  • Fernando Hiago da Silva Duarte Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN)
  • Ana Elza Oliveira de Mendonça Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN).
  • Tatiana Maria Nóbrega Elias Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN)
  • Cíntia de Carvalho Silva University of Pernambuco (UPE)
  • Richardson Augusto Rosendo da Silva Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN)
  • Raysa da Silva Dantas Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN)
  • Débora Lenise da Silva Felix Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN).
  • Alana Eloah Camara Alves Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN
  • Sônia Maria da Silva University Center of Rio Grande do Norte (UNIRN).

Abstract

Introduction: Together with the population aging, the number of the vulnerable elderly cardiovascular disease also increases. With this, it is necessary to adopt health education practices to intervene in the prevention of these diseases.


Objective: To report the experience in the development of educational practices focused on the cardiovascular health of the elderly population.


Methods: This is a descriptive study of experience report type with nursing students belonging to a private university in the Northeast of Brazil, during the supervised training.


Results: The activities were dynamics, in conversations circles through instruments such as overhead projector and posters. Illustrative materials (folders) were available to participants for better fixation of the content covered. The educational activities had the active participation of elderly people who were able to share their experiences and questions.


 Keywords: Nursing; Health education; Health of the elderly.

Published
Oct 22, 2016
How to Cite
JÚNIOR, Belarmino Santos de Sousa et al. Education in Cardiovascular Health in Older Group: Experience Report. International Archives of Medicine, [S.l.], v. 9, oct. 2016. ISSN 1755-7682. Available at: <http://imed.pub/ojs/index.php/iam/article/view/2010>. Date accessed: 23 nov. 2017. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3823/2154.
Section
Global Health & Health Policy