Perceptions of the Early Medical Student Insertion in Primary Care: Analysis by Environment Study
Keywords:Primary Care, Medical Education, Environment Study
Objective: to verify how the diversification of teaching and learningÂ scenery approach medical students to the everyday reality of their future labor, and the role of this activity as a booster of the development of a criticize view.
Methodology: Transversal and qualitative study using the EnvironmentÂ Study as a guiding tool. It was analyzed 35 studentsâ€™ reportsÂ from the Medical School of Federal University of Cariri (UFCA), inÂ Barbalha, interior of CearÃ¡, Brazilian Northeast, from January to JuneÂ of 2014.
Results: The students highlighted the importance of the prematureÂ experience to the community health care, making critical to the learningÂ process the experiences proposed in the Environment Study. TheyÂ also related the importance of a well-equipped physical structure andÂ an appropriated ambience, which gave them conditions to learn andÂ to reflect about the reality in which they are inserted. The proposedÂ activity provided stimulus to seek new sources of knowledge to understand
the reality in which they were inserting themselves.
Conclusion: The use of Environment Study allowed students to understandÂ themselves as direct agents of their learning process, providingÂ ways to build possibilities to do an active, participative, productiveÂ and reconstructive work.
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