2017, Number 2
Revista Cubana de Educación Médica Superior 2017; 31 (2)
Set of interactive exercises for the self-assessment of Nursing students in the pre-professional practice
Lozano VB, Morán GL, Gil HA, Tarajano RAO, Expósito PH
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ABSTRACTIntroduction: The pre-profesional practice is the last course of the Nursing major. It contributes to the forthcoming graduates' education and final training, which allows the development of skills related to the nursing practice. Objective: To elaborate a set of interactive exercises that facilitates the selfassessment of the Nursing students who are in their pre-professional practice. Methods: A study of technological innovation was carried out at the University of Medical Sciences of Camagüey Technological School from March to May 2015. The structured interview and documentary analysis were used for the diagnosis. Brainstorming and the specialists' criteria were also used. The product was elaborated using the Mediator program. Results: The diagnosis showed a group of deficiencies in the professional training of university students. In order to contribute to its eradication, a set of exercises was designed based on the program's objectives. The set was developed using the program Mediator, which made it possible to create a teaching environment that encourages self-assessment. The specialists' criterion on value was positive. They recognized the product's methodological and didactic approach, and delivered suggestions that will be taken into account to perfect the proposal. Conclusions: The multimedia developed provides students with continuous learning and self-assessment, with a methodological and didactic approach useful to reinforce the theoretical and practical learning of the Nursing discipline.