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MARTINEZ SARIOL, Elsa et al. Identification of the specific competences of the nursing professionals in the care to the severely ill neonate. MEDISAN [online]. 2018, vol.22, n.2, pp.181-191. ISSN 1029-3019.

An observational and descriptive study was carried out in the professionals in charge of the care to the severely ill neonates from intensive care units of Santiago de Cuba province, at  "Enrique Cabrera"  Teaching General Hospital from Havana and the Regional Center for Surgery in Neonates from Holguín Teaching Pediatric Hospital, during the 2017, with the aim of characterizing them according to established criteria on this respect, to make the selection of the experts in the topic to determine the specific competences of these professionals.  The initial sample was constituted by the 43 professionals who fulfilled  the criteria strictly, to whom a self-evaluation test was applied to identify their knowledge, argument and competence coefficients; in this way  38 professionals were selected as experts with middle and high coefficients, who participated in a socialization workshop, where they exposed the specific competences of the male nurses in the care to the severely ill neonate, which will be validated in another phase of the investigation

Keywords : experts; neonate nursing; clinical competences; newly born; neonatology.

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