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Revista Cubana de Informática Médica

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VILLEGAS MAESTRE, José Daniel; FERRER ROSABAL, Lianet de la Caridad; RONDON COSTA, Luis Alberto  and  VILLEGAS ROQUE, Leonel. Índices: Technological Tool for Learning Oral Epidemiology. RCIM [online]. 2021, vol.13, n.2  Epub Dec 01, 2021. ISSN 1684-1859.

The use of computer applications currently facilitates the work of teachers in higher medical education. The objective was to create an application with support for mobile devices and computers as a tool for learning Oral Epidemiology in Stomatology. A study of technological development was carried out at the University of Medical Sciences of Granma, from September 2018 to June 2019. For the preparation of the application, the search and collection of information, selection of tools and design were identified as work stages. The product was validated by the criteria of experts in the field. The effectiveness of use of the product was evaluated by means of a pedagogical test to the students who made up the sample. The application showed a clear and attractive design. It offers free navigation where you can quickly and easily reach the desired content. In its entirety, the experts evaluated the product as "very adequate", and all users gave the criterion of "good" in the measured indicators. It was concluded that the tool allowed the stomatology student to interact with the contents of the subject Oral Epidemiology, considering it useful as a teaching support material.

Keywords : application; oral epidemiology; teaching.

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