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Keywords

Antisepsis, Distance education, Nursing

 

Authors

  1. PEREIRA, BARBARA JULIANA DA COSTA NURSING BSC
  2. MENDES, ISABEL AMELIA COSTA PhD, RN
  3. BEATRIZ MARIA, JORGE BSN
  4. MAZZO, ALESSANDRA PhD, RN

Abstract

The aim of this descriptive study, carried out at a public university, was to design, develop, and validate a distance learning module on intramuscular premedication antisepsis. The content was introduced in the Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment, based on the Systematic Model for Web-Based Training projects. Ten nurses and information technologists at work consented to participate, in compliance with ethical guidelines, and answered a questionnaire to validate the Virtual Learning Environment. The educational aspects of the environment interface were mostly evaluated as "excellent," whereas the assessment of didactic resources indicated interactivity difficulties. It is concluded that distance learning is an important tool for the teaching of premedication antisepsis. To ensure its effectiveness, appropriate methods and interactive devices must be used.