Use of educational technology with oncological teens: a Freirean approach


  • Camila Brasil Moreira
  • Igor Cordeiro Mendes
  • Elizian Braga Rodrigues Bernardo
  • Karine de Castro Bezerra
  • Natália Assunção Leite Magalhães
  • Patrícia Neyva da Costa Pinheiro


Health Education, Neoplasms, Adolescent, Nursing.


The objective of this study is to describe the use of educational technologies by conducing health education activities based on the theoretical and methodological reference of Paulo Freire. It is a cross-sectional study of an experience report with qualitative approach, carried out in a Referral Institute in Cancer Treatment for children and adolescents, in May 2011, as an activity of internship of the obligatory discipline “Nursing in the Process of Taking Care of Adolescents”, offered on the 5th semester of the Nursing Under Graduation course of UFC. The reports were described in the chronological order of implementation of the educational strategies, addressing respectively the following themes: personal hygiene, self-esteem and concept of health. In the group of adolescents, it was observed a greater appreciation and interest in the issues addressed when presented in a playful and dynamic way, the issues were addressed in an interactive and informative way.



How to Cite

Moreira, C. B., Mendes, I. C., Bernardo, E. B. R., Bezerra, K. de C., Magalhães, N. A. L., & Pinheiro, P. N. da C. (2012). Use of educational technology with oncological teens: a Freirean approach. Rev Rene, 13(2). Retrieved from



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