Revista Gaúcha de Enfermagem
On-line version ISSN 1983-1447
PAZ, Potiguara de Oliveira and KAISER, Dagmar Elaine. Search by specialized training in occupational health nursing by nurses. Rev. Gaúcha Enferm. (Online) [online]. 2011, vol.32, n.1, pp. 23-30. ISSN 1983-1447. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1983-14472011000100003.
This article examines and discusses the search for specialized formation in Occupational Health Nursing for nurses. This is an exploratory descriptive qualitative study whose data were analyzed using content analysis. Data collection took place in May 2010 with nine students from a specialization course that agrees to participate, and all participants signed a free and informed consent term. The search for specialized formation is governed by the perspective for professional practice in Occupational Health Nursing and specificity of the curriculum in occupational health. Interfaces of the educational process confirm important contributions to a solid formation, design nurse to theorical/academic levels and sets a path for the Stricto Sensu formation. Expectations, motivations and potentialities contributes to a contextualized governance of the educational process and the contemporary demands for Occupational Health Nursing.
Keywords : Occupational health nursing; Education, nursing; Education, higher; Occupational health.