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Trabalho, Educação e Saúde

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DELFINO, Maria Regina Rufino; KARNOPP, Zuleica Maria Patrício; ROSA, Mary Rosane Quirino Polli  and  PASIN, Roseli Ribeiro. Repercussions of the teaching-learning process in health services in the quality of life of users. Trab. educ. saúde [online]. 2012, vol.10, n.2, pp.315-333. ISSN 1981-7746.

This study had a qualitative approach, with the purpose of understanding users' perceptions of health services provided by professors and students of undergraduate courses in health at a university in the state of Santa Catarina, Brazil, and on the repercussions of this participation on their own health and quality of life. The data was collected by the indepth interview technique from twenty individuals who sought treatment in locations where teaching-learning processes were carried out. The data analysis-reflection-synthesis process, based on the theoretical reference adopted, indicated positive repercussions on users' quality of life and health, particularly with regards to the attributes identified in interactions that permeated the treatment of the specific necessities presented by them. The set of categories identified in the professor-student-user interactions may be characterized as a construct of humanized attention in teaching-learning processes, which in and of themselves, represent a space for treatment and its execution for all the participants, because of their care-related attributes. Processes of this nature may contribute to the establishment of curricular directives, integrated with public health policies, which could be directed at full and humanized health care, considering the promotion of the quality of life of the population in different contexts.

Keywords : the teaching-learning process; health service users; humanization of assistance; quality of life; health promotion.

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