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RAMON ARBUES, Enrique; MARTINEZ ABADIA, Blanca; JUAREZ VELA, Raúl  and  MARTIN GOMEZ, Susana. Mock Scientific Congress: implementation in nursing degree. Enferm. glob. [online]. 2014, vol.13, n.34, pp.172-180. ISSN 1695-6141.

Introduction: European Higher Education Space proposes new educational methodologies geared to the acquisition of skills by students. In this paper a mock scientific Congress is presented as one of these tools. Aim: The aim of this study was to analyze the level of acceptance and increased communication skills of a group of nursing students in a mock Scientific Congress. Results: 84 students participated in the experiment. A large majority of them showed objective improvement of their communicative competence levels after the completion of the mock. About 70% of them evaluated the experience positively. Conclusion: Mock Scientific Congress behaves as a useful tool in the development of communication skills of students.

Keywords : Education; Nursing; Professional Competence; Communication skills.

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