Martins Dias, Fabiana Gonzaga; Cavalcanti Valente, Geilsa Soraia; Chrizostimo, Miriam Marinho; Carvalho Alves, Enilda Moreira; Ferreira, Deise de Souza; Feitosa Tinoco Rosas, Ann Mary Machado
January 2010
Journal of Nursing UFPE / Revista de Enfermagem UFPE;1/1/2010, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p327
Academic Journal
Objective: to identify the methods of teaching used in education with the nursing staff at the Center for Intensive Therapy for prevention of nosocomial infection. Methods: the study was conducted during 2007 in library collections and electronic databases, which were twenty works relevant to the topic, published in the last five years. Results: This study emphasized the continuing education as a skill to be developed for performance improvement and training of all nursing staff with regard to prevention of nosocomial infection. Conclusion: the specific programs for the prevention of nosocomial infection in intensive care unit should be prepared to contribute to the awakening of the team, in order to involve personal and collective, which leads to behavior change and cooperation for the formation of habits of professional. It is a clear need for training of staff in order to develop skills for effective educational practices, underpinned by theoretical concepts, and that fosters the growth of professionals through continuing education, this factor considered crucial in determining the quality of care.


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