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JACINTO HERNANDEZ, Lorge et al. Methodological guide for observation and rating of the state practical examination of Medicine. EDUMECENTRO [online]. 2016, vol.8, n.4, pp.100-114. ISSN 2077-2874.

Background: evaluation is an essential part of the teaching-learning process that allows its own management, control and evaluation of the students´ performance. Objective: to describe the methodological guide for observation and rating of the state practical exam designed and implemented at the University of Medical Sciences of Villa Clara in the academic year 2012-2013. Methods: a descriptive study was carried out during the first half of 2016. Theoretical methods were used: analysis-synthesis and induction-deduction, which allowed analyzing the main reference on the subject; and empirical: documentary analysis. Results: it was observed that there were shortcomings in some aspects contained in the previous guide, including: having a degree of very general assessment which made difficult to obtain consistent results in different scenarios where the test was performed it was not properly standardized the score to grant important sections, were omitted, the physical examination was reflected very general and difficulties were noted in the scores granted , among others; whereby a guide for observation and rating of the state practical examination was designed, which was assessed by specialists criteria. Conclusions: experts accepted the proposal guide for its relevance, scientific and methodological value and feasibility of implementation, because it contains the solution of all diagnosed deficiencies, and therefore its guidelines for the scoring board as the aspects to be evaluated they were well formed and facilitate the assessment of compliance with the overall objectives of the career as a graduate quality assurance.

Palabras clave : Evaluation tools; medical studies; education, medical.

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