TITLE

EARLY TEACHING EXPERIENCES IN THE FIELD OF MENTAL HEALTH: A BREAK FROM CONCEPTS/PREJUDICES

AUTHOR(S)
Santos, Raionara Cristina de Ara£jo; Fernandes, Rafaella Leite; Costa, Tarciana Sampaio; de Miranda, Francisco Arnoldo Nunes
PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
Journal of Nursing UFPE / Revista de Enfermagem UFPE;Dec2011, Vol. 5 Issue 10, p2572
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Objective: to report early experiences in teaching resulting from practical classes in the discipline Adult Health I, under the perspective of Mental Health. Method: this is an experience report of three students from the Graduate Program in Nursing of Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN) on the participation in the practical classes in mental health, held on June 2009, in the 2nd male infirmary of Hospital Psiquiatrico Dr. João Machado (HJM), Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil, with undergraduate students at the 5th semester of the Nursing course. Results: the practical course activities of each subgroup were carried out during four days, where the individuals identified some aspects of the psychiatry history and the psychiatric reform and became responsible for the nursing care of a patient. Conclusion: the wealth of experiences gained from the practice in mental health at this hospital is highlighted, both on the part of the undergraduate students and the graduate students.
ACCESSION #
70070334

 

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