Revista de Ciencias Médicas de Pinar del Río
versión On-line ISSN 1561-3194
BANOS SANCHEZ, Darelys; SANCHEZ GARCIA, Salvador; SANCHEZ PEREZ, Carlos Fabián y HERNANDEZ GARCIA, Jilsa. Evaluation and Training of the Nursing Personnel: Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Rev Ciencias Médicas [online]. 2009, vol.13, n.4, pp. 35-43. ISSN 1561-3194.
Introduction: The disposition and preparation of the nursing personnel is one of the main aspects in the Pediatric Intensive Care Units.Objective: To evaluate the degree of competence and performance of the nurses in Pediatric Intensive Care Units in relation to vascular and non- vascular approach techniques. Methods:An applied, descriptive, prospective and longitudinal research carried out during 2008 in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at "Pepe Portilla" Provincial Teaching Hospital, Pinar del Rio. Cuba. Survey and observation were the methods used compared in two moments and separate from a training course. The universe and the sample coincided in a total of 35 nurses. Results: An increase was obtained in the level of knowledge of the nurses in relation to vascular and non-vascular approaches after the training course considering the learning needs. Conclusions: It is necessary the continuing preparation and training of the nursing staff in the intensive care services in all Pediatric Units.
Palabras llave : Training; professional competence.