Ciencia y enfermería
versión On-line ISSN 0717-9553
ILLESCA PRETTY, Mónica; CABEZAS GONZALEZ, Mirtha; NUIN ORRIO, Carmen y JURSCHIK JIMENEZ, Pilar. COMPETENCES OF CLINICAL TEACHER NURSES, UNIVERSIDAD DE LLEIDA (SPAIN) AND THE LA FRONTERA (CHILE): STUDENT PERCEPTION. Cienc. enferm. [online]. 2010, vol.16, n.2, pp.99-106. ISSN 0717-9553. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0717-95532010000200010.
The objective is to compare the views of nursing students at the University of Lleida and the University of La Frontera (UFRO), in relation to the perception of the skills that should have a nurse or tutor in the clinical teaching. Qualitative research, the Techniques of Natural Semantic Nets was used. Sample. All students from second and third year (110 Lleida and 63 UFRO) participated, whom prior signed Informed Consent, were asked, individually and in five minutes, write ten words (verbs, adverbs, adjectives, nouns) related to the stimulus question "What are the characteristics that should have a nurse for clinical teaching". Thereafter, they should rank the words, corresponding the number one to the higher value. Analysis through reduction of the information according to the technique. All students from both schools agree that "empathy" (100%) is the main attitude expected from nurses who perform clinical teaching. In Lleida, "teaching" is mentioned in second and third year with 80.1% 43.1%, respectively, in UFRO represents 47.2% second year and 23% third year. The "experience", in Lleida, is 86.3% for second year and 42% for third year, attributes not mentioned by the UFRO'students. For the second year (UFRO) "knowledge" 89.8% and 47.1% third year, this aspect is identified only for the second year of Lleida with a 36.4%. For the students from both schools the generic competence are the fundamental attributes for the clinical teaching. The characteristic "teaching" may be considered to the competence of to be, knowledge and know-how.
Palabras clave : Clinical competence; nursing teacher; nursing education; attitude.