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Diagnosis of the situation of health workers and the training process at a regional center for professional health education

Neide Tiemi Murofuse, Maria Lúcia Frizon Rizzotto, Arlene Benini Fernandes Muzzolon, Anair Lazzari Nicola
2009 Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem  
The policy of professional health education has been put into operation by the centers of professional health education in a decentralized way. Aiming to identify the needs of the health sector at a regional level, a survey was carried out to investigate the situation of workers in the public health network of 22 cities in the 10th Paraná Health District, Brazil. Questionnaires and document analysis were used in this qualitative and quantitative exploratory study. Results revealed that 35.6% of
more » ... ealed that 35.6% of the workers did not participate in any educational activities between 2004 and 2006. In terms of work contracts, 78.7% had only one job, 50.2% were government employees, and 25.2% had unstable contracts, showing that the sector incorporated the productivity and flexibility rationales. The conclusion is that the centers of professional education, jointly with teaching and management institutions, need to clearly define policies for the health sector at a regional level.
doi:10.1590/s0104-11692009000300006 pmid:19669040 fatcat:ha7dyqecgna43icfg54g2jerjq