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American Journal of Nursing Research. 2013, 1(1), 20-23
DOI: 10.12691/ajnr-1-1-3
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The Sunrise Model: a Contribution to the Teaching of Nursing Consultation in Collective Health

Lucas Pereira de Melo1,

1School of Nursing, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Pub. Date: October 20, 2013

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Lucas Pereira de Melo. The Sunrise Model: a Contribution to the Teaching of Nursing Consultation in Collective Health. American Journal of Nursing Research. 2013; 1(1):20-23. doi: 10.12691/ajnr-1-1-3


This paper aims to report the experience about a teaching process of nursing consultation in Collective Health using the Sunrise Model with nursing students (baccalaureate level). This teaching experience was conducted between August and December 2011 at a private university in Southeast Brazil during the course “Nursing Practice in Collective Health” offered in the sixth semester of the nursing general curriculum. This course lasted 100 hours, divided into 60 hours of theoretical classes, and 40 hours of practical classes. A four-stage process was developed to teach nursing consultation: Theory of Culture Care; Nursing Consultation in Collective Health; Practice of nursing consultation in Primary Care Centers; Evaluation. In this teaching program students were able to develop abilities and competencies to identify and understand the multiple factors that influence care, as well as comprehend it from a holistic-humanistic perspective.

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