Revista de Ciencias Médicas de Pinar del Río
On-line version ISSN 1561-3194
DIAZ CRUZ, Carlos Enrique; RODRIGUEZ CABRERA, Kenia; ROSALES ALVAREZ, Surelys and CABRERA MILO, Manuel M. Assessment of the results in the specialty of Comprehensive Dentistry. Pinar del Río, 2006. Rev Ciencias Médicas [online]. 2007, vol.11, n.4, pp. 32-38. ISSN 1561-3194.
The evaluatin is a stage in the educational process that must check systematically the achievement of the objectives, taking into account this action. A descriptive, longitudinal study about the theoretical and practical evolution of the specialty (comprehensive dentistry) was conducted, aimed at assessing the results and compare them with the diffeent stages and modalities. The sample was formed by all graduates in the specialty (December 2006) in Pinar del río. The percentage analysis was used to record the results. The evaluation of Excellent prevailed in the first academic year (97.1%), en the second year (96.9%), in the practical examination of the 1st. year (93.6%). The evaluation of Good prevailed in the theoretical tests of the 1st. and 2nd. Years (47.4% and 38.7%) respectively. Practical tests of the 2nd. Year showed 33.8 %. The evaluation of Fair prevailed in the theoretical state examination and in the 2nd. Year (66.1%) and (40.6%) in the same order. The category of Disapprove in theoretical state examinationshowed in the 1st. year 11.9% and 3%. After analyzing the results, the main difficulties appeared in theoretical examinations, not having correspondence with the activity developed along the course, the majority of the graduates finished with an evaluation of Good.
Keywords : EDUCATIONAL EVALUATION; DENTISTRY MAJOR; INTERNSHIP; RESIDENCE.