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Escola Anna Nery

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REUTER, Camila Luana Oliveira; SANTOS, Vilma Constancia Fioravante dos  and  RAMOS, Adriana Roese. The exercise of interprofessionality and intersetoriality as an art of caring: innovations and challenges. Esc. Anna Nery [online]. 2018, vol.22, n.4, e20170441.  Epub Oct 29, 2018. ISSN 2177-9465.


To analyze the innovations and challenges pointed out by the coordinators of basic care for the interprofessional and intersectoral exercise, and the importance of these practices as a potentiator of Nursing care and teaching in Primary Health Care.


An exploratory study with a qualitative approach was carried out in a Rio Grande do Sul Health Region. Semistructured interviews were carried out with the Basic Attention Coordination of the Cities of the empirical area, between 2014 and 2015, with thematic content analysis.


The primary care coordinators highlight the effectiveness of interprofessional and intersectoral actions, but claim that there are still several obstacles for these actions to become routine. These professionals seek alternatives to modify the reality found, but not all have results.


Intersectoriality and interprofessionality make it possible to carry out holistic and integral health actions, optimizing Nursing care practices.

Keywords : Interprofessional Relations; Intersectoral Collaboration; Health Communication; Primary Health Care; Public Health Nursing.

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