Escola Anna Nery
Print version ISSN 1414-8145
GUIMARAES, Gilberto de Lima and VIANA, Ligia de Oliveira. The social value in nursing education. Esc. Anna Nery [online]. 2012, vol.16, n.3, pp. 508-513. ISSN 1414-8145. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1414-81452012000300012.
This article is demarcated in the Theory of Value. Nursing has a set of values that underpin the development of a scale. OBJECTIVE: To understand the social value in the nurse-teacher´s act of educating and discuss it based on the assumptions of Max Scheler. The methodology is qualitative, focused on the phenomenological approach. Took part in the study seven nurses-teachers, from three institutions of higher nursing education located in Rio de Janeiro city. The implementation period was from August 2007 to June 2008. Data were obtained through interviews. RESULT: the social value emerged through the speech of the nurse-teacher in the act of educating. CONCLUSION: It was through the act of educating that the nurse presented the social value to the student, confirming him as established to the practice of nursing care.
Keywords : Nursing; Education; Culture; Philosophy.