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Revista Cubana de Informática Médica

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MAS CAMACHO, María Rosa; PAREDES SINCHE, Norma Nancy; GRUEZO GONZALEZ, Carlos Alfredo  and  VASCONEZ SALAZAR, José Luis. Student Assessment of the Informatics Discipline in the Nursing Career, Bolívar State University, 2021. RCIM [online]. 2021, vol.13, n.2  Epub Dec 01, 2021. ISSN 1684-1859.


The current technological development has a special impact on the health sector, causing changes in the performance of its professionals; the nursing activity is in particular a space where the availability of technological resources provides precision, dynamism, and immediacy that facilitate analysis assertiveness and decision-making with the patient, in favor of improving their quality of life. The nursing professional requires knowledge and skills during their training that facilitate their insertion into the workplace in accordance with the current reality.


To describe the appreciation of nursing students of the Bolívar State University Redesign Program regarding the benefit provided by the study of the Informatics discipline.


Cross-sectional study with an exploratory and descriptive nature, a structured survey is applied.


The study of computer science subjects as part of their professional training is identified as very beneficial, as well as for their application in primary health care.


Students have the perception that the computer science subjects studied are relevant as part of their training, and that they influence their future professional performance.

Keywords : nursing education; nursing teaching; health informatics.

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