TITLE

Professional education on dementias in Primary Health Care: an integrative review

AUTHOR(S)
da Costa, Gislaine Desani; Calixto Damasceno Spineli, Vívian Marina; de Campos Oliveira, Maria Amélia
PUB. DATE
July 2019
SOURCE
Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem;Jul/Aug2019, Vol. 72 Issue 4, p1086
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Objective: To investigate the most commonly used educational approaches in dementia training for primary health care professionals. Method: Integrative literature review, conducted between April and June of 2018, in PubMed, LILACS and IBECS databases. The descriptors used were: Training, Health Personnel, Dementia, Primary Health Care for PubMed; and the MeSH terms, Training Programs, Health Personnel, Dementia, and Primary Health Care for LILACS and IBECS. Results: The sample consisted of 13 articles; eight were published in the last five years (62%); seven articles with a quantitative approach (54%); seven articles produced on the European continent (54%), followed by five published on the North American continent (38%). All journals were from the health area (100%). Conclusion: Educational strategies were combined and used for education. Significant improvements in knowledge, skills, and attitudes of the teams with regard to professional management of dementias were evidenced.
ACCESSION #
138310783

 

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