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HERNANDEZ RUIZ, Anabel; SUAREZ CABRERA, Antonio; CASTILLO CUELLO, José Julián  and  PEREZ VEREA, Lits. Quality of the course "Mechanical ventilation: general and updating aspects". EDUMECENTRO [online]. 2021, vol.13, n.4, pp.148-163.  Epub Dec 31, 2021. ISSN 2077-2874.


mechanical ventilation is a procedure that requires the skills of the specialties related to the care of critically ill patients.


to assess the quality of the course on mechanical ventilation based on the level of satisfaction of the specialists who participated in it.


a descriptive cross-sectional study was carried out from 2012 to 2020, at “Joaquín Albarrán Domínguez” Clinical Surgical Teaching Hospital. Theoretical, empirical and mathematical-statistical methods were used. The Iadov technique was applied to assess the satisfaction of the trainees.


from 2012 to 2020, 194 professionals received the course. 61.8% were evaluated as excellent in terms of the theoretical knowledge acquired, and 30% obtained an average grade in terms of practical management. 60% of them granted the highest evaluation rank to the development of the course; while 72.1% had clear satisfaction and referred improvement in their skills for ventilated patient care.


the quality of the course was good demonstrated in the level of satisfaction of the trainees; and additionally, the teachers who taught it improved their skills to approach ventilated patients.

Keywords : respiration, artificial; inservice training; staff development; education, medical.

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