The Applicability of Information Technology and the Communication in Nursing Undergraduate Education

  • Kamila Nethielly Souza Leite Universidade Federal da Paraíba
  • Sérgio Ribeiro dos Santos Universidade Federal da Paraíba
  • Smalyanna Sgren da Costa Andrade Universidade Federal da Paraíba
  • Ana Aline Lacet Zaccara Universidade Federal da Paraíba
  • Ester Missias Villaverde Antas Faculdades Integradas de Patos - PB
  • Tatiana Ferreira da Costa Universidade Federal da Paraíba
  • Karen Krystine Gonçalves Brito Universidade Federal da Paraíba
  • Joana Darc Lyra Batista Universidade Estadual da Paraíba
  • Sheila da Costa Rodrigues Silva Faculdade Católica de Santos, São Paulo, SP
  • Ana Paula Dantas da Silva


Objective:  to understand the use of information and communication technology (ICT) as a pedagogical resource for teaching-learning process in nursing through the discourses of professors, and to identify the types of technology used as a tool to strengthen the teaching-learning process. Method: exploratory descriptive and qualitative study, guided by Grounded Theory; the sample consisted of twelve professors of nursing; data collection was conducted between February and May 2013, through the interview technique; the analysis was developed simultaneously with the collection, allowing the formation of categories and subcategories. Results: the nursing faculty expressed the knowledge dimension of ICT experienced in practice, recognizing it as an aid in the theoretical-practical activities. Conclusion: this technology should be further studied and explored in healthcare and, more specifically, in the training of nurses.

Apr 11, 2016
How to Cite
LEITE, Kamila Nethielly Souza et al. The Applicability of Information Technology and the Communication in Nursing Undergraduate Education. International Archives of Medicine, [S.l.], v. 9, apr. 2016. ISSN 1755-7682. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 17 sep. 2021. doi:
Medical Education


Nursing Informatics; Nursing faculty; Educational Technology; Nursing education; The Internet.

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