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Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem

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HERMANN, Ana Paula et al. Enhancing the process of teaching and learning homecare. Rev. Bras. Enferm. [online]. 2018, vol.71, n.1, pp.156-162. ISSN 1984-0446.


to identify possibilities for improvement in the process of teaching and learning homecare in nursing, pharmacy, medicine, nutrition, dentistry and occupational therapy courses.


qualitative research using the Grounded Theory approach. Sixty-three semi-structured interviews were conducted with students, teachers and graduates of the six mentioned courses at a public university in the south of Brazil. Data analysis was performed through open, axial and selective coding.


the possibilities for improving the process of teaching and learning homecare included: scientific production in the area; use of different teaching techniques; development of extracurricular activities; extension projects; curricular reformulation; and laboratory simulation.

Final considerations:

the strategies cited in this study enable undergraduate courses in health to envisage the possibility of enhance the process of teaching and learning homecare.

Keywords : Homecare; Patient Care Team; Higher Education; Teaching; Professional Training.

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