Revista Brasileira de Saúde Materno Infantil
versión impresa ISSN 1519-3829
CRUZ, Elisabeth Lima Dias da; NOVAES, Magdala de Araújo; MACHIAVELLI, Josiane Lemos y MENEZES, Valdenice Aparecida de. A characterization of web-conference seminars on the health of adolescents and young people at cyber-health centers in the Brazilian State of Pernambuco. Rev. Bras. Saude Mater. Infant. [online]. 2012, vol.12, n.1, pp. 83-90. ISSN 1519-3829. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1519-38292012000100009.
OBJECTIVES: to characterize the profile of web-conference seminars on the health of adolescents and young people using registers from the cyber-education service of the Pernambuco Network of Cyber-Health Units (RedeNUTES). METHODS: a quantitative, retrospective, descriptive, exploratory study was carried out with dada from 1348 occasions on which health workers participated in seminars in the year 2009. RESULTS: RedeNUTES were in existence in 45% of municipalities in Pernambuco. 148 seminars were held (19% in the field of the health of adolescents and young people) with the participation of all the Regional Health Management Teams; with an especially strong participation on the part of nursing (51%) and dental health teams (16.5%). During the exchange of experiences, 151 questions were answered (an average of 5.4 per seminar), with strong participations of 55.5% and 19.7% from the aforementioned groups. CONCLUSIONS: is a need to encourage the participation of health workers in on-going training to strengthen continuous health promotion and all-round care for adolescents.
Palabras llave : Education; distance; Telemedicine; Primary health care; Adolescent health.