Usage of digital learning object about breast cancer in primary health care

Denise Tolfo Silveira, Agnes Ludwig Neutzling, Tamyres Oliveira dos Santos, Stephani Catherini Paz Brondani


This study evaluated the digital learning object about breast cancer in primary health care. This is a cross-sectional study non-compared, executed at a Health center in the south of Brazil with 16 members of a climacteric group. The population of study shows average of 63 years old. It was applied, adapted and structured questionnaire and group interview with a focus. Firstly, the members were enabled to use the computer, then applied and evaluated the learning object. In the results found, agreement scores between 8.5 and 10 for content, usability and didactic, considered satisfactory. The results of the interview was categorized in “use of computer”, “information access”, “material about breast cancer”; the group declared: satisfied with the object,  interested about “breast cancer” and motivated to self-care. Concluded that this software can be a tool for practice of health professionals, and obtained higher goals, when the proposed was exchange the knowledge, health promotion, digital inclusion and the ways to use the health informatics.

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Journal of Nursing Education and Practice

ISSN 1925-4040 (Print)   ISSN 1925-4059 (Online)

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