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Revista Cubana de Medicina Militar

Print version ISSN 0138-6557On-line version ISSN 1561-3046


ALPIZAR CABALLERO, Lourdes Bárbara  and  ANORGA MORALES, Julia. The educational competence of the medical specialties tutor. Rev Cub Med Mil [online]. 2010, vol.39, n.3-4, pp.207-213. ISSN 0138-6557.

OBJECTIVE: To obtain the elements needed for the design of a assessment instrument of educational performance of medical specialties tutor developing a basic function in the working education. METHODS: A qualitative research in the "Dr. Luis Díaz Soto:" Central Military Hospital. Authors used the theoretical methods of documentary analysis and logical historical, the systemic approach and the systematitation. The educational competence components were obtained from the application of functional analysis essences, structured in dimensions and as well as the indicators. RESULTS: It was possible to integrate organically the knowledges of the tutor's educational competence. These results offer the theoretical basis and some elements necessary for the design of assessment instrument of educational performance according to the competence. CONCLUSIONS: The structure obtained from the tutor's educational competence related to the medical specialties structured in dimensions and breaked down in a derivative way in indicators, allows the structuration of a educational performance assessment instrument allowing to redirect for the sake of quality and the excellence in the formative processes of specialist physician.

Keywords : Educational competence; tutor; medical specialties.

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