Understanding the curriculum the light of training guiding health in Brazil

  • Bibiana Arantes Moraes Universidade Federal de Goiás
  • Nilce Maria da Silva Costa Universidade Federal de Goiás


Objective To analyze Pedagogical Projects Courses (PPCs) from the healthcare field in light of the National Curriculum Standards (NCS) policies on healthcare training. Method Exploratory descriptive study of qualitative approach, in which were carried out analyzes of PPPs of Nursing, Pharmacy, Medicine, Nutrition and Dentistry of a federal university in the Midwest region of Brazil. As technical analysis of documentary sources, adopted the content analysis in the thematic mode. Results The analysis of PPC showed the general aspects of PPC as the course features the historical percursso and construction, professional skills and competences required for professional performance and the guiding principles of formation characterized by technical, professional practice, articulation theory/ practice, interdisciplinarity and ethical / social training. Conclusions PPC presented is consistent with the proposals set out in DCN and carry training policies in health in Brazil, providing adequate training for health professionals, the demands of the population and the National Health System.


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Moraes, B., & Costa, N. (2016). Understanding the curriculum the light of training guiding health in Brazil. Revista Da Escola De Enfermagem Da USP, 50(spe), 9-16. https://doi.org/10.1590/S0080-623420160000300002
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