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GARCIA CLAVEL, Ritzi Anais et al. Influence of the tutor professor in the nursing staff training. MEDISAN [online]. 2019, vol.23, n.4, pp.644-653.  Epub Aug 26, 2019. ISSN 1029-3019.


Tutorship is a pedagogical activity that has as purpose to guide and to support the students during his training process.


To characterize the professor-tutor in the nursing staff training.


A descriptive, prospective and cross-sectional study was carried out, in Dr. Juan Bruno Zayas Alfonso Teaching General Hospital from Santiago de Cuba, during the school course 2016-2017. The universe was constituted by 93 professor-tutors and the 311 students of the nursing career, belonging to the different study modalities. Surveys were applied to students and teaching staff. Variables such as relationship student-tutor, teaching category, tutor activities, tutor's preparation for their professional performance and level of students' satisfaction were analyzed .


The relation student-tutor was good. The highest percentage of these tutors had no teaching category (73.1 %); also, inadequacies existed in the domain of their functions and limitations in their methodological, pedagogical and scientific preparation.


It could be demonstrated that most of the tutors carry out care works, fundamentally of methodological advice.

Keywords : nursing; professor; tutor; tutorship; new training model; regular day classes; meeting course; technical cycle.

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