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Background

PhD Student in the Division of Midwifery & Radiography with a scholarship from Science Without Borders Programme (CsF) from the Brazilian Government, joined City in February 2015. CsF Programme aims to send Brazilian students to the top universities around the world, developing partnerships between British and Brazilian governments, and between higher education institutions.

Since undergraduate studies, the construction of the curriculum was focused on research, being granted awards for outstanding performances at undergraduate and Masters level. As nurse and researcher, work was performed in Pediatric, Neonatal and Maternal health.

Lecturer of the Department of Maternal and Child Nursing of Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) in 2013.

Qualifications

BScN Nursing from Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (2008)

Postgraduate Diploma in Neonatal Nursing from Centro Educacional São Camilo, Brazil (2011)

Masters in Nursing from Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (2013), performing a cross-cultural adaptation and clinical validation of the Neonatal Infant Pain Scale (NIPS) for use in the Brazilian population

Employment

Nurse at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre (currently in license for the PhD).

Research

The doctoral research aim is to learn strategies to improve access to and experience of postpartum care for implementation in socially disadvantaged communities. We are working to develop a group-based model of care for the postnatal period in socially disadvantaged communities and test its effectiveness.

Publications

  1. Da Motta, G.D.C.P., Schardosim, J.M. and da Cunha, M.L.C. (2015). Neonatal Infant Pain Scale: Cross-Cultural Adaptation and Validation in Brazil. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management . doi:10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2015.03.019.

Conference Paper/Proceedings

  1. Da Motta, , Castilho, C., Louzada, L.C. and da Cunha, M.L.C. (2012). 2nd Brazilian Congress of Neonatal Nursing (COBENEO). Neonatal Infant Pain Scale: Cross-cultural adaptation process for Brazil 24-27 June.

Journal Articles (10)

  1. Silva, S.M.R., Da Motta, G.C.P., Nunes, C.R., Schardosim, J.M. and Cunha, M.L.C. (2015). Late-onset neonatal sepsis in preterm infants with birth weight under 1.500g. Revista Gaúcha de Enfermagem, 36(4), pp. 84–89.
  2. Da Motta, G.D.C.P., Schardosim, J.M. and Da Cunha, M.L.C. (2015). Neonatal infant pain scale: Cross-cultural adaptation and validation in Brazil. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 50(3), pp. 394–401. doi:10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2015.03.019.
  3. Da Motta, G.C.P. and Cunha, M.L.C. (2015). Prevention and non-pharmacological management of pain in newborns. Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem, 68(1), pp. 131–135. doi:10.1590/0034-7167.2015680118p.
  4. Da Motta, G.D.C.P., Schardosim, J.M. and da Cunha, M.L.C. (2015). Neonatal Infant Pain Scale: Cross-Cultural Adaptation and Validation in Brazil. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management . doi:10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2015.03.019.
  5. Santos, K.C.R., Bohn, M.L.S., Silva, E.F., Lorenzini, E. and Da Motta, (2014). Care to children with cleft lip-palate: an integrative review. Journal of Research - Fundamental Care Online, 6, pp. 425–432. doi:10.9789/2175-5361.2014.v6i1.425-432.
  6. Schardosim, J.M., Ruschel, L.M., da Motta, G.D.C.P. and da Cunha, M.L.C. (2014). Cross-cultural adaptation and clinical validation of the neonatal skin condition score to Brazilian Portuguese. Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem, 22(5), pp. 834–841. doi:10.1590/0104-1169.3456.2487.
  7. Da Motta, (2012). Prevention of nasal trauma due to CPAP in a preterm newborn: case report. Clinical and Biomedical Research, 32(4), pp. 480–484.
  8. de Cássia Pinheiro da Motta, G., Echer, I.C. and de Fátima Lucena, A. (2010). Factors associated with smoking in pregnancy. Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem, 18(4), pp. 809–815.
  9. Echer, I.C., Barreto, S.S.M. and Da Motta, G.D.C.P. (2008). Perceptions of smokers in abstinence about the benefits from smoking cessation: A qualitative study. Online Brazilian Journal of Nursing, 7(1) .
  10. Echer, I.C., Menna Barreto, S.S. and da Motta, G.D.C.P. (2007). Factors that contributed to quit smoking. Revista gaúcha de enfermagem / EENFUFRGS, 28(3), pp. 350–358.

Posters (15)

  1. Ribeiro, V.S., Vaccari, A., Nunes, C.R., Berto, D.C., Carniel, E.L., Da Motta, , Morais, J.F.R.F. and Santos, R.G. VII Nursing Process Symposium of Clinical Hospital of Porto Alegre. Impaired Spontaneous Ventilation in premature newborns, 2014.
  2. Berto, D.C., Vaccari, A., Nunes, C.R., Carniel, E.L., Da Motta, , Morais, J.F.R.F., Santos, R.G. and Ribeiro, V.S. VII Nursing Process Symposium of Clinical Hospital of Porto Alegre. Ineffective Feeding Pattern of the Infant, 2014.
  3. Santos, A.G., Da Motta, , Issi, H.B. and Ardenghi, V. V Brazilian Congress of Pediatric and Neonatal Nursing. Health education in nursing consultations to pediatric patients with cystic fibrosis: a reflection, 2013.
  4. Da Motta, and da Cunha, M.L.C. 33rd Scientific Week of Clinical Hospital of Porto Alegre. Evaluation of the psychometric properties of a scale to assess pain in newborns adapted to Brazil, 2013.
  5. Salvado, A.C., Stumpf, A.E., Reis, D.C., Rodrigues, F., Soares, T. and Da Motta, V Brazilian Congress of Pediatric and Neonatal Nursing. Experience in the use of humidification in the incubator, 2013.
  6. Reis, D.C., Da Motta, , Stumpf, A.E., Zanella, A., Nunes, C.R., Ribeiro, E.P., Concatto, R.C., Santos, R.G., Castro, S.B. and Soares, T. VI Symposium of the Nursing Process of Clinical Hospital of Porto Alegre. Risk of infection related to invasive procedure - Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) in Neonatology, 2012.
  7. Santos, K.C.R., Silva, M.L., Silva, E.F., Da Motta, and Lorenzini, E. XXIII Nursing Week of Clinical Hospital of Porto Alegre. Care of children with cleft lip and palate, 2012.
  8. Da Motta, , Soares, T., Stumpf, A.E., Reis, D.C. and Castro, S.B. XXIII Nursing Week of Clinical Hospital of Porto Alegre. Care focused on the development of the newborn: the experience of bathing the newborn wrapped in admission, 2012.
  9. Stumpf, A.E., Nunes, C.R., Reis, D.C., Da Motta, and Soares, T. XXIII Nursing Week of Clinical Hospital of Porto Alegre. Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC): Description of use in the NICU, 2012.
  10. Da Motta, and Coelho, M. 31st Scientific Week of Clinical Hospital of Porto Alegre. Recommendations for reducing the noise in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, 2011.
  11. Da Motta, and Coelho, M. VII Brazilian Congress of Obstetric and Neonatal Nursing (COBEON). Noise in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, 2011.
  12. Schardosim, J.M., Da Motta, and Stanislawski, K. VII Brazilian Congress of Obstetric and Neonatal Nursing (COBEON). Skin to skin contact in the first half hour of life: promoting breastfeeding and mother-baby bond, 2011.
  13. Da Motta, , Alves, F.S. and Linhares, A.P. XXI Nursing Week of Clinical Hospital of Porto Alegre. Guidance on breastfeeding to postpartum women in the rooming-in care - experience report, 2010.
  14. Schardosim, J.M., Da Motta, , Alves, F.S. and Lima, S. III International Conference on Humanization of Childbirth. Breastfeeding group: an incentive to strengthen the bond between mother and baby, 2010.
  15. Schardosim, J.M., Alves, F.S., Da Motta, and Lima, S. III International Conference on Humanization of Childbirth. Normal Birth Center: humanizing the obstetric and perinatal care, 2010.

Thesis/Dissertation

  1. Da Motta, Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the Neonatal Infant Pain Scale for use in Brazil. (Master's Thesis)

Other Activities

Events/Conferences (2)

  1. XXV Nursing Week of Clinical Hospital of Porto Alegre. Clinical Hospital of Porto Alegre (2014).
    Description: Motta GCP, Kochhann VN. Pressure ulcers in children and neonates: can it be prevented? (2014) Porto Alegre, Brazil.
  2. Nursing Week of Femina Hospital. Femina Hospital (2012).
    Description: Topics in Neonatology: Preparation and Administration of Medications. (2012) Porto Alegre, Brazil

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