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Revista Cubana de Enfermería

Print version ISSN 0864-0319On-line version ISSN 1561-2961


RODRIGUES BARBOSA, Luciene; GOMES CAVALCANTE, Maria de Belém  and  PEREIRA, Luciane Lúcio. Challenges experienced by teachers in teaching management skills. Rev Cubana Enfermer [online]. 2018, vol.34, n.1, e1267.  Epub Mar 01, 2018. ISSN 0864-0319.


The National Curricular Guidelines of the undergraduate nursing course

(DCNs/ENF) propose changes in education and training of nurses, through the construction of a new academic profile, with emphasis on skills and abilities.


To know the perception of teachers on the development of managerial skills in students of the degree course in nursing.


Cross-sectional, descriptive with qualitative approach was carried out with 09 teachers from a private university in the state of São Paulo, Brazil. Data collection occurred from January to May 2013. Data were systematically analyzed based on content analysis.


Five major themes emerged and through them it was possible to identify the academic training that focused on nursing care, as well as importance of acquiring technical and scientific knowledge, student difficulties in relation to the management issues.


Teachers recognize the importance of developing managerial skills, although denominate only three of them, the point as vital to the development of management activities and are used of the relationship between theory and practice to facilitate teaching and learning.

Keywords : Nursing Education; professional competence; teaching.

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