Belford Roxo: City Hall offers training for community health workers and nurses | belford purple


Tatiane Monique, Lígia Magna, Marinea Souza and Rafael Felisberto highlighted the importance of trainingdisclosure

Posted on 05/17/2022 17:52 | Updated on 05/17/2022 17:59

Belford Roxo – The Belford Roxo Health Service is investing more and more in the training of professionals in order to provide quality care. This Tuesday (17/05), the Superintendence of Health Epidemiological Surveillance organized a training session for some 50 Community Health Workers (ACS) and network nurses to align leprosy actions, as well as preparation for the use of quick test. The objective is to qualify health professionals in primary care for active research, diagnosis and treatment of disease; and for CHWs, training in the use of the leprosy suspicion questionnaire and updating of signs and symptoms.

The doctor and technician in charge of the municipal leprosy program, Marinea de Souza Moreira, explained that the Ministry of Health has implemented a strategy for training and decentralization of the actions of the program in Brazil and that Belford Roxo is following it. . “The first phase of leprosy training has taken place, during which professionals will be able to go to the field and will actively search for dermatological symptoms in their area and, later, a campaign will take place in the health units in which the population will be examined,” he informed. .

The superintendent of epidemiological surveillance, Rafael Felisberto, explained that the training was carried out by web conference by the Ministry of Health, through the general coordination of surveillance of diseases in elimination. “The training aims to qualify these professionals so that they can do a good job on the streets and in health units, thus providing confidence in treatment at the doorstep of health”, summarized Rafael. “The training came to show the importance of the family strategy health team in the street for the active search for cases of the disease in the city. Dr. Marinea has supported us with a very efficient work, registering these users so that they will receive excellent care and treatment by our team”, guaranteed the director of primary care, Lígia Magda.

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The training brought together nurses and community health workersdisclosure

The doctor and technician in charge of the municipal leprosy program, Marinea de Souza Moreira, explained that the Ministry of Health has implemented a strategy for training and decentralization of the actions of the program in Brazil and that Belford Roxo is following it. . “The first phase of leprosy training has taken place, during which professionals will be able to go to the field and will actively search for dermatological symptoms in their area and, later, a campaign will take place in the health units in which the population will be examined,” he informed. .

For the executive secretary of health and head of ACS, Luana Alvarenga, training is important so that professionals can guide the population to do appropriate treatment for leprosy and prevent the spread of the disease. Already Director of Nursing, Tatiane Monique stressed that the course shows the nurse’s role in welcoming and humanizing patients. “In this way, we were able to provide effective treatment to these patients,” said Tatiane.

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