Knowledge acquisition on communication with blind patients in nursing consultation

Keywords: Nursing; Health Communication; Visually Impaired Persons; Education, Distance; Knowledge.


Objective: to evaluate the acquisition of knowledge of nurses in the nursing consultation on communication with blind patients. Methods:evaluation research, carried out by questionnaires applied before and after the experience of an educational program of an e-learning course. We used Contextual Lexical Analysis software for a Set of Text Segments for lexical analysis of the data. Results:24 nurses participated in the pre-test and 11 in the test. Before the course, there was limited dominance in the thematic, especially in the non-verbal form. There was a predominance of the use of speech and writing in the nursing consultation. After the course, elements, we observe the apprehension of forms and functions of verbal communication; Improvment of non-verbal theories dominance; And their applications in the consultation with blind patients. Conclusion:the educational program allowed the nurses to acquire knowledge of verbal and non-verbal communication with blind patients in the nursing consultation in primary care.


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