Methodology systemize bibliographical Study, of the descriptive and exploratrio type, that if consisted mainly of survey critical analysis of the main works published on the subject ' ' To manage and to take care of: essential abilities of enfermeiro' '. The collection of data was carried through in the database of the Virtual Library of Sade (BVS), in articles published in the period of 2000 2010, having as the describing ones the administration, management, care and assistance always making relation with the term Nursing. The drawing chosen for the same one was of a bibliographical study, therefore it was developed on the basis of material already elaborated, constituted of books and articles cientficos9. The main advantage of the bibliographical research consists of the possibility that the investigator has to carry through the covering of ampler series of phenomena of what that one that it could search directly. This type of work serves to congregate given separately published in a logical data set and crtico10. The strategies used for the collection of the data had consisted of election of the periodic ones with international circulation in the area of Nursing in last the ten years, specific on the subject. The bibliographical search included the databases, as LILACS (Caribbean Latin American Literature and in Sciences of the Health), in available electronic magazines in the database SciELO (Scientific Eletronic Library Online), periodic of BIREME (American and Caribbean Latin Center of Information in Sciences of the Health), BDENF (Data base in Nursing), MEDLINE (MEDlars on LINE) and in available dissertaes and teses in the site of the Library of the University of So Paulo (USP). The articles had been selected obeying the following criteria: accessibility of the article (integral) for saw electronics; publications of preference of Brazilian magazines indexadas with qualis international for the Nursing; publications in the period of January of 2000 the July of 2010; texts published in Portuguese; thematic boarding in accordance with the selected describers.