Revista de Ciencias Médicas de Pinar del Río
versão On-line ISSN 1561-3194
BARBERO ARENCIBIA, Ricardo; IGLESIAS DIAZ, Gladys; VALDES FERRO, Joselín e MARCE QUINAS, Amaury R. A critical analysis of the subject " General Surgery " for Medical Students. Rev Ciencias Médicas [online]. 2007, vol.11, n.3, pp. 168-177. ISSN 1561-3194.
With the revolutionary triumph Cuba experiencedmented radical transformations in all fields, Public Health System among them. This field demanded changes to respond to the needs of the population, including High Medical Education, which has had the responsibility of forming a new graduate being able to solve the needs of the people. A curricular design was analyzed for the subject of General Surgery in 4th academic year of the medical major, 20 years teaching the same syllabus requires a new analysis of the objectives considering the skills the students must develop. Conclusions and proposals were expressed in view of improving teaching -learning process and the further performance of the graduate in Primary Health Care.
Palavras-chave : MEDICAL STUDENTS; MEDICAL EDUCATION; SYLLABUS; SURGERY; CURRICULAR DESIGN.