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HADDAD, Ana Estela. Nursing and the national policy of education for health care professionals for the Brazilian national Health System. Rev. esc. enferm. USP [online]. 2011, vol.45, n.spe2, pp.1803-1809. ISSN 0080-6234.

The objective of the present article is to identify the aspects and characteristic of creating and implementing the national policy for the administration of health education, over the last six years, with particular emphasis on the central role of nursing undergraduate studied and the profession as a field of knowledge that structures the management of care and the working process in health. The advancements and the current challenges that are posed to implement the National Health System and the role of connecting health care and education administrators and establishing an interfederal network to assure the success of the ongoing initiatives.

Keywords : Education, higher; Education, nursing; Unified Health System; Primary Health Care; Health manpower.

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