Ciencia y enfermería
On-line version ISSN 0717-9553
MUNOZ JOFRE, Claudia Andrea; LATRACH AMMAR, Cecilia; GONZALEZ VACAREZZA, Irene and ARAYA NOVOA, Mabel. COMPETENCE ASSESSMENT AT BACHELOR LEVEL: QUALITY ASSURANCE IN NURSING STUDING STUDENTS TRAINING. Cienc. enferm. [online]. 2010, vol.16, n.1, pp. 77-84. ISSN 0717-9553. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0717-95532010000100009.
The purpose of this study is to contribute to the quality assurance of professional nurses training through the competency assessment. Objective: To design a competency assessment method level BS from the School of Nursing as a pilot and model to ensure the quality of education of future nurses. Methods: The study was structured in four stages: design evaluation system, performance evaluation process, analysis of the results, monitoring and evaluation. Universe of 71 students in second year (n = 67) 2% ES. We evaluated skills performance of a health care competency in real hospital context applying a validated heading in 14 nursing activities. Students were categorized according to performance of excellence, effective and require improvement. Results: 41% of students had an effective performance, 31% exceptional performance and a 28% improvement required. Conclusions: The evaluation system was validated, heading facilitated the categorization of the level of performance, one third of the students must undertake remedial measures to improve performance.
Keywords : Competencies; assessment; quality.