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Audiovisual translation and accessibility assessment of digital education technology on neonatal health care in prevention from COVID-19

Grant number: 20/08538-3
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): February 01, 2021
Effective date (End): December 31, 2021
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Nursing - Public Health Nursing
Principal Investigator:Luciana Mara Monti Fonseca
Grantee:Julia Ferreira da Costa
Host Institution: Escola de Enfermagem de Ribeirão Preto (EERP). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Ribeirão Preto , SP, Brazil


Introduction: Infection by 2019-nCoV is considered a public health emergency of international importance, so far the data show that in pregnant women, the infection increases the risk of adverse perinatal events, such as fetal distress, potential premature birth and breathing difficulties. post birth. It is noteworthy that complications resulting from prematurity are the main cause of neonatal death and the second leading cause of death among children under 5 years of age. Aiming at equity in care and in the promotion of health information, the National Health Policy for Persons with Disabilities has been encouraging the creation, production and distribution of educational and informational material in the area of health in accessible formats. Thus, Digital Educational Technologies are used in the health education process of the population. Objective: Translation and audiovisual assessment of accessibility of educational digital technology as a teaching resource for teaching in the prevention of Covid 19 in newborns and premature infants. Method: This is a research on the development of an educational product to enhance the teaching-learning process, which consists of being exploratory, non-experimental, methodological and with a quantitative approach that will aim at the audiovisual translation of an animated infographic. on the prevention of Covid 19 in newborns and premature babies, aiming at accessibility of access to information in Libras. The development of this digital educational technology will follow the four steps for the development of animations used as teaching material: planning through a scoping review, production, implementation and evaluation. Expected results: It is expected that the study will provide accessible educational digital resources for the deaf population, in order to contribute to the promotion of accessibility of educational health knowledge in face of COVID-19 with regard to the promotion and prevention of newborn health. and premature. (AU)

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