versión ISSN 1029-3019
DE LA TORRE VEGA, Gertrudis; SANCHEZ HERNANDEZ, Ernesto; CARDONA SANCHEZ, Omara Mercedes y CASTANEDA AMONDARAY, Tatiana. Curricula evaluation and certification in Health Information System. MEDISAN [online]. 2012, vol.16, n.4, pp. 542-550. ISSN 1029-3019.
A descriptive and cross-sectional study was carried out in order to evaluate the curricula quality of the subjects Information Sources, Documents Classification System and Literature Description I, taught in Health Information System at "Juan Manuel Páez Inchausti" Faculty of Health Technology of the Medical University in Santiago de Cuba. To obtain the information surveys to students were designed and applied, containing some interesting aspects associated with the characteristics of the teaching process of those mentioned disciplines. The theoretical references allowed to make an integrative analysis of the data obtained on the basis of the evaluative instrument developed for higher education and validated for this purpose. It was possible to evaluate the development and structure of each curriculum, as well as the opinions of students about the assimilation of the contents of such matters. It was concluded that the selected evaluation system allows to certify qualitatively and quantitatively the quality of these curricula and define in each model of training those deficiencies of the educational process with a viable solution.
Palabras llave : evaluative instrument; curriculum design; quality of teaching-learning; higher education; faculty of medical sciences.