Share Paper: SAITE Store: a tool to improve elderly health

  1. Ana Emilia F de Oliveira, UNA-SUS/UFMA, Brazil
  2. Rômulo Martins França, UNA-SUS/UFMA, Brazil
  3. Elza Bernardes Ferreira, UNA-SUS/UFMA, Brazil
  4. Paulo R Volpato Dias, UNA-SUS/UERJ, Brazil
  5. Marcia M Pereira Rendeiro, UNA-SUS/UERJ, Brazil
  6. Sabastião B de Brito Filho, UFMA, Brazil
Wednesday, June 29 5:15 PM-7:00 PM Grand Ballroom C

Abstract: Elderly people are increasingly becoming numerous all over the world. They have particular needs that must be considered, especially those related to health and wellbeing. In Brazil, a strategy to improve the health assistance directed to elderly is the investment in Continuing Health Education (CHE) through e-Learning. This paper aims to present a tool to be used in CHE: the SAITE Store. It is a virtual store in form of application that collects e-books targeted to various topics in health field, including elderly health. SAITE Store emerges as an innovative manner to engage professionals in CHE by combining knowledge and ...