Care management actions in the Family Health Strategy


  • Marcelo Costa Fernandes
  • Lucilane Maria Sales da Silva
  • Maria Rocineide Ferreira da Silva
  • Thereza Maria Magalhães Moreira



Public Health Nursing, Nursing Care, Management.


Objective: to identify, from nurses’ speeches, the actions that enable care management in the Family Health Strategy.Methods: descriptive study with a qualitative approach conducted with 32 nurses of primary care. It was used a semistructuredinterview as the data collection technique. The methodological process of the collective subject discourse wasused to organize the data Results: from the nurses’ speeches one identified the categories: complementary relationshipbetween care and management; meeting with community health agents, a care management strategy in nurses’ work;health education activities such as a care management action and a health information system as an essential tool forcare Conclusion: it was possible to observe that nurses understood the importance of coordination and complementaritybetween the activities of the working process of care and management.




How to Cite

Fernandes, M. C., Silva, L. M. S. da, Silva, M. R. F. da, & Moreira, T. M. M. (2015). Care management actions in the Family Health Strategy. Rev Rene, 16(5), 664–671.



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