Escola Anna Nery
versão impressa ISSN 1414-8145
FONTANA, Rosane Teresinha e BRIGO, Lariane. Study and work: perceptions of nursing technicians facing this choice. Esc. Anna Nery [online]. 2012, vol.16, n.1, pp. 128-133. ISSN 1414-8145. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1414-81452012000100017.
Descriptive, qualitative study, conducted with nursing students from a university community of Rio Grande do Sul / Brazil in the second half of 2009 which aimed to identify perceptions of nursing technicians who experience working in one shift and in studying at the other. Data were collected through a questionnaire and analyzed using thematic analysis, resulting in four categories: Conceptions and perceptions about quality of life; Situations that promote quality of life; Difficulties encountered during the academic; Motivations to the reality of work and study. Although a double activity, for most subjects is satisfactory quality of life. Sleep and fatigue were cited as the main limitations for the dual full activity. Discuss ways and means of facilitating the conciliation work and study is strategies that can add value to the education of these subjects.
Palavras-chave : Nursing; Students, Nursing; Quality of Life.