Learning Objective 1: Evaluate the accessibility of Nursing websites available on Virtual Health Library (VHL), according guidelines established by Brazilian Government.
Learning Objective 2: Identify the accessibility of Nursing Sites as an important strategy considering it contribution for communication between people, especially PWD.
Methods: It is a descriptive- exploratory study carried out from August to November 2011. After the search for websites, were found 62 Nursing sites. It used the free software called DaSilva for data evaluation which it function is verify if the development of the sites used the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 or Brazilian rules from Accessibility Model of Electronic Government(2).
Results: The errors were categorized according priority levels: (1) A Web content developer must satisfy the basic points of accessibility; (2) A Web content developer should satisfy the basic points of accessibility; (3) A Web content developer may address satisfy the basic points of accessibility. Data were analyzed by Excel Program 2010. The findings showed that most of website was actualized in 2011 and its origin is from southeast, northeast and central-west region of Brazil. All websites presented accessibility errors on three priorities levels: (1) lack textual equivalence to images; (2) application of absolutes units instead of relatives units; (3) use of outdate elements according W3C.
Conclusion: Knowing the accessibility of Nursing Sites is important strategy considering it contribution for communication between people, especially PWD.