Journal article

How to use visual methods to promote health among adolescents: A qualitative study of school nursing

Hilde Laholt, Marilys Guillemin, Kim McLeod, Ellinor Beddari, Geir Lorem

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NURSING | WILEY | Published : 2019

Abstract

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: Public health nurses attended a 3-day course to learn the use of visual methods in health dialogue with adolescents. The aim of this study was to explore how to use visual methods to promote health among adolescents in a school nursing context. BACKGROUND: Photovoice is a visualising technique that enables adolescents to participate in health promotion projects in a school setting. Photovoice also enhances work of public health nurses and other health professionals. DESIGN: This was a qualitative action research study. We developed and conducted a course in visual methods and used data from focus group discussions in combination with participant observations involving pu..

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