Escola Anna Nery
versão impressa ISSN 1414-8145
CAMPISTA, Thiene Maria Novais et al. Panorama de la educación superior en enfermería en el estado de Espírito Santo. Esc. Anna Nery [online]. 2009, vol.13, n.2, pp. 256-264. ISSN 1414-8145. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1414-81452009000200004.
This is a quantitative study of historical-social feature, aiming at Espírito Santo State´s nursing university courses configuration. Objective: to present the ongoing nursing university courses in the state of Espírito Santo (ES); to analyze their distribution among public and private institutions according to the administrative dependence and to discuss the influence of socio-historical issues in the creation of these courses. In 1976, the first nursing university course was created in the Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo UFES (Espírito Santo´s Federal University). The creation of the second nursing course in this state occurred in 2000, 25 years after the creation of UFES´ course. In the 2001-2006 periods, 12 nursing university courses were created in ES, totalizing a quantitative of 14 courses. In 2007, the state offered 1.630 annual vacancies in nursing university courses: 1.520 (93,25%) in private universities and 110 (6,75%) in public ones.
Palavras-chave : Nursing; History of Nursing; Nursing Schools; Brazil.