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Escola Anna Nery

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Abstract

BARBOSA, Genesis de Souza  and  VALADARES, Glaucia Valente. Becoming proficient: knowledge and practice of hemodialysis nurses. Esc. Anna Nery [online]. 2014, vol.18, n.1, pp.163-166. ISSN 1414-8145.  https://doi.org/10.5935/1414-8145.20140024.

Objective:

To describe the attitudes and practices of nurses in hemodialysis in the course of reaching their specialty.

Methods:

Qualitative study using grounded theory conducted in a nephrology service of a public hospital in Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil. A total of nine nurses participated. Semi-structured interviews and participant observation were used. Data analysis was performed considering the basic procedures of grounded theory.

Results:

The phenomenon "Becoming proficient: knowledge and practice of hemodialysis nurses" emerged from the analysis, which was formed based on the categories: "(Re) establishing practice in hemodialysis" and "Mastering technology".

Conclusion:

The deepened and updated knowledge nurses acquire leads to the conscientious practice of nursing considering the complexity involved in practical learning.

Keywords : Nursing; Specialization; Renal Dialysis; Nursing Care.

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