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Educational Program Applied to Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Camila de Castro Corrêa1*, Giédre Berretin-Felix2 and Wanderléia Quinhoneiro Blasca2

1Department of Ophtalmology, Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Botucatu Medical School, State University São Paulo (FMB-UNESP), Botucatu, SP, Brazil

2Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology; Bauru School of Dentistry, University of São Paulo, Bauru, SP, Brazil

*Corresponding Author:
Camila de Castro Corrêa
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Received date: May 20, 2016; Accepted date: June 03, 2016; Published date: June 10, 2016

Citation: de Castro Corrêa C, Berretin-Felix G, Blasca WQ (2016) Educational Program Applied to Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Commun Disord Deaf Stud Hearing Aids 4:160. doi: 10.4172/2375-4427.1000160

Copyright: © 2016 de Castro Corrêa C. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



Introduction: Educational program could optimize health promotion by acquisition appropriate behaviors. Specifically about the Obstructive Sleep Apnea, large portion of the population present this syndrome, but there is a little knowledge about that. Objective: To implement and analyze the effectiveness of: an educational program on the theme “Obstructive Sleep Apnea”, based on the dynamics of the Young Doctor Project (Projeto Jovem Doutor).
Methods: The knowledge multiplication strategies were comprised of creation of the educational material and implementation of the training program (face-to-face classes, practical activity, access to the Cybertutor, social action). Next, an assessment was performed by applying the investigation questionnaire of the level of knowledge and the Motivational Research Form.
Results: A total of 5 students participated and became Young Doctors after the educational program. Orientation about the theme was carried out by means of banner, folder, TV news, puppetry and mime game. By the end of the Cultural Event, knowledge had been multiplied to 985 people from the community.
Conclusions: Therefore, an educational program model on Obstructive Sleep Apnea was implemented based on the dynamics of the Young Doctor Project. Success was verified in its development, in the students´ motivational aspect and in the knowledge dissemination.


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