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Gaceta Médica Espirituana

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CARPIO RODRIGUEZ, Ariel et al. Investigative abilities in medicine students. University of Medical Sciences of Sancti Spiritus. Academical year 2013-2014. Gac Méd Espirit [online]. 2015, vol.17, n.3, pp.103-117. ISSN 1608-8921.

Background: The relevancy and quality of the superior education is possible with evident and implicit investigative activity, to be consubstantial with the educational educational process. Objective: To identify the level of development of the investigative abilities in Medicine students of second year at the University of Medical Sciences of Sancti Spiritus, during the academical year 2013-2014. Methodology: 73 reports of student scientific works were checked and analyzed by means of a guide structured according to the Style of Presentation of Scientific Investigations or indications of organizing committees of other events, exhibitions and defenses of concurrently works in the Scientist student´s Day, Forum of History and Day of Sexual Transmission Infections were observed. The prosecution of obtained data included distribution of absolute and relative frequency, with technical triangulation of methods and sources. Results: A scarce development of investigative abilities related with theoretical design prevailed, fundamentally in scientific problem and formulation of objectives, spelling mistakes, of transcription, writing, in the digital support of the exhibition, oral expression and argument in the defense. Conclusions: Necessities of scientific student preparation exist, from subjects and disciplines, tutors' list, and protagonist of labor and student organizations, with premeditation in the work that propitiates the motivation and effective participation, what pays to better performance ways and integral formation of the future graduated.

Keywords : Investigative abilities; student scientific investigation; students; medical education; medical methods; educación profesional methods; education higher; research support as topic; research report; scientific domains; scientific product.

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