Teaching about home visits to university students


  • Fernanda Ribeiro Borges Universidade Federal de Alfenas
  • Carolina Costa Valcanti Avelino Universidade Federal de Alfenas
  • Lívia Cristina Scalon da Costa Universidade Federal de Alfenas
  • Daniela Santos Lourenço Universidade Federal de Alfenas
  • Maurício Durval de Sá Secretaria Municipal de Saúde de Alfenas
  • Sueli Leiko Takamatsu Goyatá Universidade Federal de Alfenas




Home Visit, Family Health Strategy, Primary Health Care, Education.


Objective: to identify the scientific evidence available in the literature on the teaching strategies used in the home visit. Methods: it is an integrative literature review in the Nursing Database, Scientific Electronic Library Online, Latin American and Caribbean Literature in Health Sciences, and Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature.Results: six articles with evidence strength level VI were included. Different strategies and teaching methods related to the home visit activity were found, such as socio-drama, active methodologies and curricular practices in the health services network. Experiencing social reality was a potentiality, and there was lack of planning of the visit as weaknesses found by the students. Conclusion: the main teaching strategy for university students in the health area is the early insertion for the direct monitoring of families through home visits.




How to Cite

Borges, F. R., Avelino, C. C. V., Costa, L. C. S. da, Lourenço, D. S., Sá, M. D. de, & Goyatá, S. L. T. (2017). Teaching about home visits to university students. Rev Rene, 18(1), 129–138. https://doi.org/10.15253/2175-6783.2017000100018



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