The trajectory of the Brazilian Association of Nursing (ABEn) in the federal state of Alagoas

Lenira M. ª W. S. de Almeida M.ª Lysete de Assis Bastos Teresinha de Jesus G. Costa Vera Grácia N. Monteiro About the authors

This article outlines the trajectory of the Brazilian Association of Nursing (ABEn) in Alagoas and its influence in the organization of the nursing profession in this federal state. It points out that ABEn-AL was the first institution to organize nursing in Alagoas, since it was founded prior to any nursing graduation course or even any nursing syndicate. Therefore, ABEn is considered a decisive landmark in the political and professional organization of nursing in the state of Alagoas.

ABEn-AL; nursing in Alagoas; nursing organization

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