Educación Médica Superior
version ISSN 0864-2141
Training quality of health professionals depend, in a large extent, on the individual development of values that will regulate its future professional practice. Values formation is an educational priority that must to be assumed taking into account its objective-subjective origin. This means the recognition of social and historical reality in which is developed the student and its influence on the personal complex process in construction of its own values to be real reasons of its ethical, moral, patriotic and humanistic behavior in its professional practice. Assessment of quality of professional's values at pre-graduate level, is a challenge that teaching institutions must to undertake at short-term, being necessary design of a complex and objective system of total evaluation in view of the current processes of change in health careers in Cuba. In present paper we propose the essential spheres, dimensions and indicators that must to be considered to develop any type of institutional evaluation and of the Medical Sciences careers, related to values training processes signaling those institutional, social-political features, and from teaching-educational process that actually favored the development of factors allowing the flexible, conscious, persistent expression, and to long-term of values. All quality evaluation of values training in students must to consider the needed responsibility that all professors, non-teaching workers, students, and the community have in this complex process, considering the principle that only involved in work conditions it is possible to educate the future health professionals.
Keywords : Values; evaluation; quality; health.