Characterization of Undergraduate Students in Nursing from a Public University

Authors

  • Sayonnara Ferreira Maia
  • Benevina Maria Vilar Teixeira Nunes
  • Priscila de Oliveira Soares
  • Elizabeth Soares Oliveira de Holanda Monteiro UFPI/BRASIL
  • Girzia Sammya Tajra Rocha
  • Lourival Gomes da Silva Júnior
  • Erika Wanessa Oliveira Furtado
  • Jéssyca Stherllany Rosendo Lima

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3823/2167

Abstract

Objective: to analyze the profile of the Undergraduates from the Nursing's course of a higher education institution. Methods: a descriptive, cross-sectional study, conducted with 104 undergraduate students of the Federal University of Piauí, qualified between 2009 and 2011. The data were collected from January to March 2014, using a questionnaire. Results: it was found that most undergraduate students are young, female, single, childless and with an average monthly income of R $ 3,409.80. Most sought professional development through postgraduate courses. As for professional practice, most worked in healthcare (77.2%), mainly in the hospital (46.4%). The practice of nursing care systematization was reported by 65.8% of the respondents, but they did not meet all the steps. Conclusion: the studies with undergraduates should be done periodically to allow reflections, changes, and/or improvements in the curriculum and in the teaching-learning process of undergraduate of nursing courses in the whole country

Author Biographies

Sayonnara Ferreira Maia

  1. Post-Graduate Program in Nursing/ PPGENF, Federal University of Piauí/UFPI. Teresina (PI), Brazil.

Benevina Maria Vilar Teixeira Nunes

  1. Post-Graduate Program in Nursing/ PPGENF, Federal University of Piauí/UFPI. Teresina (PI), Brazil.
  2. Department of Nursing. Federal University of Piauí/UFPI, Teresina (PI), Brazil.

     

Priscila de Oliveira Soares

  1. Post-Graduate Program in Nursing/ PPGENF, Federal University of Piauí/UFPI. Teresina (PI), Brazil.

Girzia Sammya Tajra Rocha

  1. Post-Graduate Program in Nursing/ PPGENF, Federal University of Piauí/UFPI. Teresina (PI), Brazil.
  2. Collegiate of Nursing – Binational Campuses of Oiapoque. Federal University of Amapá/ UNIFAP.

Lourival Gomes da Silva Júnior

  1. Post-Graduate Program in Nursing/ PPGENF, Federal University of Piauí/UFPI. Teresina (PI), Brazil
  2. Federal Institute of Piauí, Valença (PI), Brazil.

Erika Wanessa Oliveira Furtado

  1. Post-Graduate Program in Nursing/ PPGENF, Federal University of Piauí/UFPI. Teresina (PI), Brazil.

Jéssyca Stherllany Rosendo Lima

  1. Post-Graduate Program in Nursing/ PPGENF, Federal University of Piauí/UFPI. Teresina (PI), Brazil.

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Published

2016-11-09

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Nursing

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