Nursing teaching in middle level of a technical course: the use of a facilitator strategy with recyclable material

The objective of this study was developing facilitator strategies in the teaching and learning process, using recyclable materials in the medical-surgical nursing discipline for 31 students in a middle level course on the formation of nursing assistants. After studying bibliographical references related to Anatomy, Physiology and most common Pathologies in the several systems of the human body, the students selected the disposable recyclable materials for the confection of the main anatomical structures, which made it possible the visualization of the morphologic alterations, facilitating the understanding of the clinic-surgical diseases. The use of these strategies enabled the acquisition of knowledge when they projected in something concrete, result of the exchange of suggestions and experiences among the students, favored by group work.

Strategies; Teaching; Learning; Recyclable material

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