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The Employability of a Group of Egresses of the Nursing Graduation Course from the Federal University of Goiás

by de Sousa, Clarissa Irineu

Abstract (Summary)
The growth of Nursing Graduation Courses and consequently of egresses makes the nurses to be experiencing a fully and particularly critical period as much in the field of the professional background as in the working market This study had as aims: to analyze the determining factors on the employability of the egresses? group of the Nursing school from the Federal University of Goiás (FEN/UFG) from the year 2002; distinguish these professionals; verify the insertion of the group aforesaid in the working market and identify the search for the permanent education of this group to reach its employability Descriptive Research The data were obtained through a semi-structured questionnaire sent to the 44 egresses who concluded the graduation course in the year 2002 and that disposed themselves to participate by the means of the warranty of the ethic principles by the researches? part The sample of the study was composed through the acquisition of 41 (93, 2%) questionnaires The answers were examined with the aid of a software that allowed us to identify frequencies and percentiles of the variables The open questions were categorized as the context of the employability of the egresses from the year 2002 and disposed in: group definition; the professional background procedure; the insertion into the working market; the professional?s reality and the working market as well The data allowed us to confirm that: it is a young population in their twenties (68,3%); the majority 40 (97,6%) is of females and 28 (68,3%) are single; had concluded the graduation in five years; 61% consider the good background and 39% consider it pretty good; 85,4% had participated in the researches and in the extension projects besides the extracurricular activities and diverse events 63,4% attended a post-graduation course and the introduction on the market happened one to three months after graduated 79,5% work at a municipal public area, in the Family Health Program through indication or public contest with a predominant base income of nine minimal wages As for the preparation for the working market: 80,5% felt themselves prepared due to their academic background and the opportunities of a permanent education; 19,5% felt themselves unprepared imputing their lack to the conflict of realities between either the school world and the working world in addition to the no updating in specific nursing areas As for the contributions they suggest post-graduation courses opportunities of a lasting upbringing and researches as well It was possible to consider that in the opinion of the egresses from the year 2002 the graduation course offered by FEN/UFG contributed in the professional background of such egresses However it needs to converge a little more towards the reality of the working market The survey presented subsidies about the reality of the employability of the nurses in Goiânia to be discussed among the academician and the excellence of the teaching on FEN/UFG as well as in the other universities
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Bibliographical Information:

Advisor:Ana Lucia Queiroz Bezerra

School:Universidade Federal de Goiás

School Location:Brazil

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:Nursing Working Market Permanent Education Upper Level Professionals

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Date of Publication:02/22/2006

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