Perceptions about learning in stroke through a mHealth application in Brazil: A case study

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DOI:

https://doi.org/10.33448/rsd-v11i7.29771

Keywords:

App; mHealth; Stroke.

Abstract

Stroke - Cerebral Vascular Accident, occurs when a blood vessel in the brain is ruptured or blocked, interrupting blood flow and oxygen (Meschia et al., 2014), being the 2nd leading cause of death in the world, (Brasil & Ministry of Health, 2020), (George, 2020), (SOBRAC - Brazilian Society of Cardiac Arrhythmias, n.d.), (Adams et al., 2008), (Ducroquet et al., 2013). Due to the accessibility of cell phones in Brazil, it is possible to propose innovative applications for stroke education. The objective of this study is to present insights about learning and using the EduAVC application. Methodology - It is an applied research, with a qualitative approach, with a descriptive objective, Minayo (Cecília de Souza Minayo & Ferreira Deslandes Otávio Cruz Neto, 2002) and Creswell (Creswell, 2014), in the case study modality, (Yin K, 2010). It consisted in the development of the EduAVC application for Android, in Portuguese, for Google Play stores. It has scientific information, animated videos and illustrations about the disease, being a mHealth (C et al., 2018), (PP et al., 2019), (BF et al., 2020). We created an instrument to collect the perceptions of research participants in relation to the 37 items, in 4 sections that aimed to measure learning, ease of use, organization of information and usefulness of the application, being approved by the Research Ethics Committee (CEP) in Health Sciences, from the University of Brasília, with CAAE: 40507820.4.0000.0030. Results - There was a predominance of “Very Satisfied” and “Satisfied” users such as EduAVC, with perceptions that indicated a majority that have a graduate degree, having witnessed a CVA in the family. Conclusions - The application registered acceptability of use by the participants and some effectiveness in education about the disease, and may be suitable for learning about stroke in Brazil and in emerging countries according to other mHealth proposals - mHealth, (Nimmolrat et al., 2021), (Morris et al., 2017).

Author Biographies

Jitone Leônidas Soares, Universidade de Brasília

Doutorando em Ciências da Saúde (UnB), Mestre e Licenciado em Educação Física pela Universidade de Brasília (UnB), Especialista em Planejamento, Implementação e Gestão de Educação a Distância pela Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF), Especialista em Inovação em Mídias Interativas pela Universidade Federal de Goiás (UFG), Especialista em Gestão Pública pela Universidade Federal de Goiás (UFG), Especialista em Educação Aberta e Digital pela Universidade Aberta de Portugal (UAberta) e Universidade Federal do Recôncavo da Bahia (UFRB). Desde 2016 é docente no Ensino Superior e desde 2007 é desenvolvedor de tecnologias para a Educação a Distância. É professor substituto na FEF - Faculdade de Educação Física, e professor no CEAM - Centro de Estudos Avançados Multidisciplinares CEAM-UnB, ambos da Universidade de Brasília.

André Ribeiro da Silva, Universidade de Brasília

Professor e Pesquisador no Programa de Pós-Graduação em Enfermagem e Núcleo de Estudos em Educação e Promoção da Saúde do Centro de Estudos Avançados e Multidisciplinares, ambos da Universidade de Brasília. Professor de Educação Física na Secretaria de Estado de Educação do Distrito Federal. Líder da linha de pesquisa cadastrada no CNPQ: Trabalho-Educação, Juventude(s) e Tecnologias da Informação e Comunicação. Membro do Comitê de Ética em Pesquisa em Seres Humanos da Ciências Humanas e Sociais da Universidade de Brasília. Tem experiência em coordenação pedagógica, gestão de projetos e ensino a distância, através da Universidade de Brasília. É editor chefe, membro de conselho editorial de periódico científico internacional, nacional e de editora. É membro do Colégio Europeu de Ciência do Esporte. Possui produção científica multidisciplinar, envolvendo a Educação Física, Psicologia, Enfermagem, Medicina, Educação, Estudos Sociais e Áreas Afins.

Ricardo Jacó de Oliveira, Universidade de Brasília

Natural de Uberlândia, MG, Concluiu o doutorado em Neurologia/Neurociências pela Universidade Federal de São Paulo em 1996. Atualmente é Professor adjunto da Universidade de Brasília (UnB). Publicou diversos artigos em periódicos especializados e em anais de eventos. Possui 12 capítulos de livros e 4 livros publicados. Orientou dissertações de mestrado, teses de doutorado e trabalhos de iniciação cientifica nas áreas de Educação Física, Fisioterapia, Medicina e Psicologia. Em suas atividades profissionais interagiu com 200 colaboradores e em seu currículo Lattes os termos mais freqüentes na contextualização da produção científica, tecnológica e artístico-cultural são: idosas, envelhecimento, idosos, câncer, Força, exercício, genética, Treinamento resistido, Atividade Física, Composicão Corporal, Densidade Mineral óssea e depressão.

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Published

17/05/2022

How to Cite

SOARES, J. L. .; SILVA, A. R. da .; OLIVEIRA, R. J. de . Perceptions about learning in stroke through a mHealth application in Brazil: A case study . Research, Society and Development, [S. l.], v. 11, n. 7, p. e10111729771, 2022. DOI: 10.33448/rsd-v11i7.29771. Disponível em: https://rsdjournal.org/index.php/rsd/article/view/29771. Acesso em: 4 jul. 2022.

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