Counseling practices in Sexually Transmitted Infections/AIDS: the female health professionals' perspective.
Counseling practices in Sexually Transmitted Infections/AIDS: the female health professionals' perspective. Rev Bras Enferm. 2019 Sep 16;72(5):1137-1144 Authors: Silva YTD, Silva LBD, Ferreira SMS Abstract OBJECTIVE: to analyze the health professionals' perception about counseling in a Centro de Testagem e Aconselhamento em Infecções Sexualmente Transmissíveis (Center for Testing and Counseling in Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and AIDS) in Maceió, Alagoas. METHOD: it is a qualitative research, with theoretical framework of the Discursive Practices and Production of Senses in the daily life carried out with the participation of 6 counselors. For research material production, the 'Conversation Round' technique and the semi-structured script were used. For material treatment the Discourse Analysis method was used, resulting in the production of analysis categories and Dialogic Maps. RESULTS: in the current policies and actions of STI/AIDS, there is centralization in the procedures of anti-HIV testing and displacement of the professional counselor, undoing the testing and counseling. FINAL CONSIDERATIONS: the study indicates the need to overcome the instrumental and prescriptive models of counseling to produce a dialogical process of care and co-responsibility. PMID: 31531633 [PubMed - in process]
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