Educación Médica Superior
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CASTRO BOSCH, Marta et al. Integration of the social aspects in the processes of health care and health professional formation. Educ Med Super [online]. 2012, vol.26, n.1, pp. 103-111. ISSN 0864-2141.
Health care and the formation of health professionals are social processes that guarantee the individual health of the members of the Cuban society. Both are directed to the same goal which is to assure health for all. Therefore, the objective of this paper was to reveal the essential nature of integration of the social aspects in line with the health care and health professional formation processes within the socio-medical paradigm. Theoretical methods such as analysis/synthesis, induction/deduction and the logical and historical method were used. The paper showed the principle of formation of the health professional within the integration to the social aspects, in conformity with the health care processes and the fundamental concepts from which they stem, as well as their function, traits and didactic actions.
Keywords : the social aspects; health care; health professional formation.