Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem
Print version ISSN 0034-7167
FIGUEIREDO, Maria Fernanda Santos; RODRIGUES-NETO, João Felício and LEITE, Maísa Tavares Souza. Models applied to the activities of health education. Rev. bras. enferm. [online]. 2010, vol.63, n.1, pp. 117-121. ISSN 0034-7167. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0034-71672010000100019.
This study aimed at determining which educational models have been applied to the activities health education. This is a review of literature on the topic “Models of Education” and “Health Education”, using as reference contemporary books of specialists in the field of education and journals on such topics available in major databases. The results showed that the Traditional Model of health education aims to transfer the knowledge and experience of the educator, giving a paramount importance to the content taught, hoping that the students absorb unchanged and faithfully reproduce. The model based on dialogue understands the in health education as a process of awareness, change and transformation, characterized by a philosophy of emancipatory subject.
Keywords : Education; Health education; Learning.