Ciência & Saúde Coletiva
Print version ISSN 1413-8123
MACIEL, Ethel Leonor Noia et al. Evaluation of egressing students of the specialization course on Family Care Health in Espírito Santo State, Brazil. Ciênc. saúde coletiva [online]. 2010, vol.15, n.4, pp. 2021-2028. ISSN 1413-8123. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1413-81232010000400016.
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the contribution of the specialization course on Family Health Care (PG-PSF), in Espírito Santo State, for the reorientation of the practices in health. It is a cross-sectional study with a population of 47 egressing students of the PG-PSF course in 2007. It was used a semi-structured questionnaire for data collection data. The analysis of the generated contributions showed some reports regarding the changes in the work actions after the acquired knowledge during the course. The majority of the students declared that the acquired knowledge have applicability in their daily work. They also declared that can plan their actions based in the epidemic profile of the area where worked. The relevance of this course was verified for the egressing students, with the perspective of a constant adaptation of the contents and improvement of the didactic-pedagogic process, through a system of continuous education or permanent education, as well as the attendance processes and supervision in service.
Keywords : Egressing students; Continued education; Health service.