Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem
Print version ISSN 0034-7167
CARVALHO, Vilma de. About the Brazilian Nursing Association - 85 years of history: punctual advances and conquests, remarkable contributions, and challenges. Rev. bras. enferm. [online]. 2012, vol.65, n.2, pp.207-214. ISSN 0034-7167. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0034-71672012000200002.
This is to point upper specific aspects of the Brazilian Nursing Association 85 Years of History (ABEn), an historical-evolutionary time that is quite a secular. The most objective intention is to emphasize the advances and remarkable conquests that distinguished the associative entity in the Brazilian reality. The thematic approach is of appreciative reflections referring to the idea of considering some changes accomplished in the associative development plan and social compromise, but with emphasis to reconsider some permanent challenges. The author's position is literary and experiential, of whom could learned to know her primate class entity in the own professional life activity as associate nurse and nursing teacher committed in the plan of several events engaging the ABen developmental progress in the social-scientific sceneries rooted throughout the idealistically continuing process to be developed future ahead. One not need to think on proposals aimed solution to possible rout deviation in the constitutive structure of the profession, neither even is pretended to resolve current crucial questions. But, the raising questioning idea emphasizes that the scope developmental sphere of the associative entity is tangible to the ideal of ensuring the advances of the professional class in relation to the care offered/provided to the clients and users of the health system.
Keywords : Brazilian nursing; Fighting and advances; Evolution leaps and contributions.