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Revista de Ciencias Médicas de Pinar del Río

On-line version ISSN 1561-3194

Abstract

PEART RODRIGUEZ, Yolanda; OLIVERA VALDES, Ayme  and  GARCIA CABRERA, Gloria. Characterization of Defense Preparedness Program in Health Technologists Students. Rev Ciencias Médicas [online]. 2013, vol.17, n.4, pp.164-171. ISSN 1561-3194.

Introduction: education depends largely on the progress of mankind and constitutes one of the most powerful weapons to build the future. Prepare the students for the defense contributes to the training of future professionals with strong tools to solve everyday tasks and job performance. Objective: to characterize the students' cognitive state of health technology in relation to the use of resuscitation techniques taught in the course of Defense Preparedness in the "Simon Bolivar" Technology of Pinar del Rio. Material and Methods: a qualitative study in the field of education where theoretical methods were used such as the logical and historical method and analysis-synthesis. Within the empirical survey were used, the interview and documentary review and observation activities. The universe consisted of all the majors "Health Rehabilitation" sample coinciding with that universe. Results: resuscitation techniques taught only have four hours for delivery and therefore only three students (4.76%) at the end of 5th year of this career were able to successfully demonstrate the knowledge acquired. 100% of students surveyed felt the concentrate as inefficient organizational form. Conclusions: Defense Preparedness subject and especially the delivery of content "Resuscitation Techniques" does not have the amount of hours needed and way of teaching organization is not adequate.

Keywords : Medical education; Rehabilitation; Civil defense.

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