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Educación Médica

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ROCHA-VAZQUEZ, M.  and  SAN JUAN-BOSCH, M.A.. Evaluation of the professional competition of residents of Integral General Medicine for the attention to the family. Educ. méd. [online]. 2010, vol.13, n.1, pp.41-46. ISSN 1575-1813.

Introduction. The process of evaluation of the competitions for diagnostic of learning necessities is an element of vital importance for the personnel's of health continuous improvement, it is for it that the present work sought to evaluate the competition of the residents of Integral General Medicine in the attention to the family, area of these professionals' of the health action. Subjects and methods. To achieve the proposed objective an evaluation investigation it was executed, with quanti-qualitative design, in the Medical School of Medicine of Cienfuegos, in the period of November 2005 to January of the 2007. Of a total of 64 second year-old residents they were selected in a random way 25 that represent 39% of the total, to which were applied a competition exam and two visits were observed to the family executed by each one of them. Results. Alone 11.8% of the residents approved the applied exam, being centered the biggest difficulties in the topics of family intervention, evaluation of the family operation and determination of the family health. Of equal he/she is formed they verified deficiencies in the execution from the visits to the family as for execution of their principles, violation of stages and necessary interventions fundamentally. Conclusions. With the applied instruments and the approaches assumed for this investigation, very low level of the residents' competition it is translated for the attention to the family, what alerts that we should design and to implement immediate strategies to revert this situation.

Keywords : Family attention; Professional competition; Residents.

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