Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem
Print version ISSN 0034-7167
LIMA, Margarete Maria de et al. Knowledge production about nurse education: a bibliometric study. Rev. bras. enferm. [online]. 2012, vol.65, n.3, pp.522-528. ISSN 0034-7167. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0034-71672012000300019.
This study aims to identify the nursing theses and dissertation production catalogued in the Center for Study in Nursing Research - CEPEN, which treats nurse formation according to the National Curricular Directives on the SUS formation approach. This is a bibliometric and descriptive study performed on the theses and dissertations catalog of CEPEN, between 2003 and 2007. Twenty seven papers were selected, and quantitatively analyzed according to institution, year of publication, degree of research (dissertations or theses), type of research, and qualitatively analyzed according to themes, philosophical theory, and methodological reference. The results show 100% of the work performed in public institutions, with increased production in theses, there are few studies that deal with the profile of graduates, as well as training for SUS.
Keywords : Nursing; Teaching; Single Health System.