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Cinema as a Didactic Instrument for Approaches Related to Respect for Diversity and Sexual Orientation

Andreia Fernandes de Almeida, Ana Paula Freitas Mendes, Ecileide Ferreira Santos, Elieni Santana de Abreu, Drielly Rafaela Neves Siqueira, Hellen Gonçalves Costa, Keyla Veiga Soares, Marcio Almeida Lins, Nívea Maria da Silva Pinho, Milene do Socorro Bastos de Carvalho2, Danielle Oliveira Maciel, Maicon de Araujo Nogueira, Antonia Margareth Moita Sá

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Objective: reporting the experience of nursing students related to the educational practice through the cinema as a didactic tool to address issues related to respect for diversity and sexual orientation. Method: experience report that aims to describe aspects experienced in the opportunity of an educational action that was developed by seventh-year undergraduate students in nursing at a private institution of higher education in Belém, Pará, in the period April to May 2017. Nineteen students from the first year of undergraduate nursing course participated of the activity. Results: the experience provided the verification of the importance of actions of Health Education, which must be performed in the different scenarios. It was verified that a Health Education activity based on the real needs of the studied population, can cause significant changes in the habits of life, promoting health. Conclusion: the intervention project proved to be a powerful educational tool to contribute to paradigmatic changes in formation. The experience and thematic approach provided deep reflections on the importance of Health Education and the systematic planning of educational activities that meet the real needs of the population, which was facilitated in this experience by the choice of methodological strategy.

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