A Manual of norms and procedures of Public Health Nursing services

Odete Barros de Andrade About the author

Sugestions are presented on the organization of a manual for Public Health Nursing services at the local level. The methodology describes the procedures envolved in each stage including: analysis of the situation through data collection and their interpretation in order to determine the content of the manual; determination of categories of information needed, including specification and correction; organization giving details concerning the struture of the total content, the ordering of information according to each category, selection of required material resources and mounting of the manual; considerations on the utilisation, evaluation and means by which the information is to be kept up to date are also presented.

Public Health Nursing Services; Organization and Administration

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