Nursing and Assistance to Family Planning at the Primary Attention: the Contraception’s Interface

  • Camila Almeida Neves de Oliveira UNIVERSIDADE FEDERAL DO CEARÁ
  • Edilson Rodrigues de Lima City of Morada Nova - CE.
  • Karízia Vilanova Andrade Federal University of Ceara
  • Eduarda Maria Duarte Rodrigues Regional University of Cariri
  • Gláucia Margarida Bezerra Bispo Regional University of Cariri
  • Eglídia Carla Figueirêdo Vidal Regional University of Cariri
  • Vívien Cunha Alves de Freitas Federal University of Ceara
  • Priscila de Souza Aquino Federal University of Ceara
  • Lívia Parente Pinheiro Teodoro Regional University of Cariri
  • Adriana Alves da Silva Federal University of Ceara


Introduction: The familiar planning is represented as an essential component at the Primary Attention to health, in which conforms the entrance door to the acting promotion and health prevention. Above all, it is noticed that the care at this sphere is marked by action and service fragmentation, without programming the activities by the team, unavailability of contraceptive Technologies, as by the lack of permanent education turned to those professionals. Given the above, the objective was to analyze the assistance according to the familiar planning conducted by the nurse at the Primary Attention under the integral health attention perspective. Method: Qualitative Research, exploratory and descriptive, conducted with fifteen nurses at the primary care from Iguatu in Ceara, Brazil, in February and March 2015, through a semi-structured interview. The empirical data were organized through contents analysis. Results: The knowledge about the familiar program planning assumptions, however, in practice, the assistance turned to the behavior-complains principle, given that some units were restricted to the method delivery, with perpetuation of curative actions, over the Professionals joint agenda elaboration. Final Consideration: It is effective the need for union between the theory and practice at the nursing living at the familiar planning, when integrality, interdisciplinary and intersectoriality would justify the work process.
Jul 14, 2016
How to Cite
ALMEIDA NEVES DE OLIVEIRA, Camila et al. Nursing and Assistance to Family Planning at the Primary Attention: the Contraception’s Interface. International Archives of Medicine, [S.l.], v. 9, july 2016. ISSN 1755-7682. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 07 may 2021. doi:
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Family Planning; Contraception; Nursing; Primary Health Care.