Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem
Print version ISSN 0034-7167
OLIVEIRA, Marluce Alves Nunes. Distance Education as strategy for permanent education in health: possibilities and challenges. Rev. bras. enferm. [online]. 2007, vol.60, n.5, pp. 585-589. ISSN 0034-7167. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0034-71672007000500019.
The point of this study is to reflect about how important Permanent Education in Health (PEH) is in the promotion of the changes process of professors of UEFS; to establish strategies to promote PEH and show the possibilities and challenges to the operate of DE as strategy to PEH. Bibliographical Revision Study: The result shows that PEH is one strategy to professional formation through coletive works between professors. As possibility: DE makes possible a new style in formation construction. Challenges: Knowledge need to use new technologies of information and comunication; difficulty of acess to these technologies; scarcity of time to develop the course activities. We learn that DE have a new perspective to PEH.
Keywords : Education; Distance education; Education, continued.