Enfermagem avançada – conceptualização através de grupos focais

Translated title of the contribution: Advanced nursing - conceptualization trough focus groups

Carolina Henriques, Paulo Santos, João Frade

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Advanced Nursing practice is a recent concept in Portugal, leading to Portuguese nurses in its appropriation contributing in professional development and the evolution of nursing science in Portugal. To understand how nurses conceptualize advanced nursing practice, is the main objective of this study, in which trough this article, we seek to emphasize the methodological aspects inherent to the realization of focus groups. We conclude that the nurses participating in the study, conceptualize advanced nursing practice, based on the research, care conceptualization, nursing process methods, professional development and management of hospital wards/health institutions. The use of focus groups research technique, in gathering data and its analysis, proved to be adequate, allowing us to meet the objectives of the study, such as, access to focused interactions in relation to the objective of the study.

Translated title of the contributionAdvanced nursing - conceptualization trough focus groups
Original languagePortuguese
Pages (from-to)138-144
Number of pages7
JournalNew Trends in Qualitative Research
Publication statusPublished - 8 Jul 2021


  • Advanced nursing practice
  • Focus group
  • Qualitative research
  • Methodology


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