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Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem

Print version ISSN 0034-7167On-line version ISSN 1984-0446

Abstract

CARVALHO, Luciana Vieira de et al. Construction of assistive technology as online course for the blind about hypertension. Rev. Bras. Enferm. [online]. 2018, vol.71, n.4, pp.1970-1976. ISSN 1984-0446.  https://doi.org/10.1590/0034-7167-2017-0056.

Objective:

to develop affordable education course for the blind on the prevention of hypertension.

Method:

we used the Model of Development of Digital Educational Materials composed by the stages of analysis and planning; modeling; implementation; evaluation and maintenance; distribution.

Results:

we obtained fifteen pages divided into six learning units. The study followed the accessibility standards of national and international documents. Evaluation and maintenance phase occurred during preparation of the course.

Final considerations:

to elaborate a course as assistive technology for the visually-impaired is a feasible task, provides knowledge about hypertension prevention and equality of access to digital educational materials.

Keywords : Hypertension; Visually Impaired Persons; Education, Distance; Nursing; Health Promotion.

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