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Rev Gaucha Enferm. 2017 Mar 30;37(spe):e68435. doi: 10.1590/1983-1447.2016.esp.68435.

Philosophy and conceptual framework: collectively structuring nursing care systematization.

[Article in English, Portuguese]

Author information

1
Secretaria de Estado da Saúde de Santa Catarina, Hospital Regional de São José. São José, Santa Catarina, Brasil.
2
Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC), Departamento de Enfermagem. Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brasil.
3
Secretaria de Estado da Saúde de Santa Catarina, Instituto de Psiquiatria de Santa Catarina. São José, Santa Catarina, Brasil.
4
Secretaria de Estado da Saúde de Santa Catarina, Maternidade Carmela Dutra. Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brasil.

Abstract

Objective:

To build the Nursing Philosophy and Conceptual Framework that will support the Nursing Care Systematization in a hospital in southern Brazil with the active participation of the institution's nurses.

Methods:

Convergent Care Research Data collection took place from July to October 2014, through two workshops and four meetings, with 42 nurses. As a result, the nursing philosophy and conceptual framework were created and the theory was chosen. Data analysis was performed based on Morse and Field.

Results:

The philosophy involves the following beliefs: team nursing; team work; holistic care; service excellence; leadership/coordination; interdisciplinary team commitment. The conceptual framework brings concepts such as: human being; nursing; nursing care, safe care. The nursing theory defined was that of Wanda de Aguiar Horta.

Conclusions:

As a contribution, it brought the construction of the institutions' nursing philosophy and conceptual framework, and the definition of a nursing theory.

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