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ABRIL 2015 N° 2 Volumen 5

Case presentation in Problem Based Learning: An experience in nursing learning

Section: Opinion

Authors

1 Maria José Matos Rodrigues e Silva, 2 Simão Pedro Pereira Vilaça, 3 Cristina Araujo Martins, 4 Cláudia Cristina Vieira Carvalho de Oliveira

Position

1 Mestre em Ciências de Enfermagem; Doutoranda em Enfermagem. Professora Adjunta, Escola Superior de Enfermagem da Universidade do Minho, Portugal. 2 Doutor em Estudos da Criança. Professor Adjunto, Escola Superior de Enfermagem da Universidade do Minho, Portugal.3 Doutora em Enfermagem. Assistente, Escola Superior de Enfermagem da Universidade do Minho, Portual. 4 Doutora em Ciências da Enfermagem. Assistente, Escola Superior de Enfermagem da Universidade do Minho, Portual.

Contact email: mjsilva@ese.uminho.pt

Abstract

Purpose: problem Based Learning (PBL) is a strategy for active learning. Learning is promoted through problem solving based on analysis and group discussion on a case presented by the teacher. The present article is based on the experience of cases presentation writing by using PBL.
Objectives: to report the experience in writing case presentations in a way that can be useful for similar future teaching practices.
Methods: the process for writing case presentation is described, together with a short analysis of the features that help to facilitate its use.
Results: the authors suggest that writing case presentation for PBL method is the teaching practice most suitable for teaching needs in nursing.
Conclusion: writing case presentation for PBL was a real challenge to implement such a method, and was mainly overcame through the work of the whole teaching team.

Keywords:

case presentation writing; problem-based learningnursing learning

Versión en Español

Título:

A escrita de casos em problem based learning: uma experiência no ensino de enfermagem

Artículo completo no disponible en este idioma / Full article is not available in this language

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