Nursing Intervention in adolescence: an institution experience in Public Secondary School

Adolescence is a key stage of life to the empowerment that must have health, but it has many needs that healthteams still have not resolved. This article presents an analysis of the health situation of a group of teenagersattending a public institution of higher education and intervention by nursing...

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Autores Principales: Martínez Esquivel, Daniel, Alvarado Rojas, José, Campos Ramírez, Heilyn, Elizondo Vargas, Karen, Esquivel Solano, Hazel, Mancía Elizondo, Arturo, Quesada Méndez, Ileana, Quirós Bermúdez, Daniela
Formato: Artículo
Idioma: Español
Publicado: Universidad de Costa Rica 2013
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Acceso en línea: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/enfermeria/article/view/8412
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/19522
Sumario: Adolescence is a key stage of life to the empowerment that must have health, but it has many needs that healthteams still have not resolved. This article presents an analysis of the health situation of a group of teenagersattending a public institution of higher education and intervention by nursing students, focused on creatingconditions for health promotion and disease prevention. This research was conducted from a quantitative,descriptive and was performed in an institution of secondary education in the period from September toNovember 2012. We worked with students and students of eighth and ninth year with a convenience sample. Themain results indicated needs in sexuality, healthy lifestyles and conflict resolution. To address these issuesevolved different strategies planned, organized, directed and controlled by the individual. We conclude that healtheducation in adolescents is a public health problem and that nurses must meet.