Interface - Comunicação, Saúde, Educação
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CORREA, L.B.; LUNARDI, V.L.; DE CONTO, S.M. and GALIAZZI, M.C.. The understanding of solid wastes from healthcare services in academic education: a contribution to environmental education.Translated byLigia Beskow de Freitas. Interface (Botucatu) [online]. 2006, vol.2Selected edition, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1414-3283.
This article shows solid wastes of health services have been approached in the process of formation of undergratuation courses of the field of health. Data were collected from coordinators, teachers and students of the courses of Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine, Nursery-Obstetrics and Medicine of a Public Institution of higher education in the southern region of Brazil. A reform of teaching is taken as necessary, in order to include in the pedagogic processes new understandings: of integrality, articulation, dialogue, problematização, so that to prepare future professionals for facing the problem of solid wastes of health services, with responsibility and commitment.
Keywords : Formative process; university learning; solid wastes of health services; environmental education; social commitment.