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Anales de la Facultad de Medicina

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IZAGUIRRE SOTOMAYOR, Manuel Hernán  and  REATEGUI GUZMAN, Luis Américo. Medical students’ perception of community pediatrics lessons quality following application of neuroscientific knowledge. An. Fac. med. [online]. 2014, vol.75, n.2, pp.145-149. ISSN 1025-5583.

Introduction: In the last few decades research on the role of the brain in the educational process has provided the neuronal basis of learning and other brain functions that are stimulated in the classroom. Objectives: To determine the quality of education service from the perspective of the student on the application of neuroscientific knowledge during Community Pediatrics rotation. Design: Cross sectional, descriptive quantitative study. Setting: Pediatrics Department, San Fernando Medical School, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru. Participants: Students of Community Pediatrics. Interventions: Application of Servperf survey. Results: Overall satisfaction and minimum level of dissatisfaction for all dimensions of satisfaction was found, with the exception of dissatisfaction in the learning environment dimension. The attribute knowledge provided in class had clear connection with reality; it showed the highest priority. Conclusions: The use of neuroscience enhances the perception of educational service quality. The dimension obtaining highest average satisfaction was teaching materials, followed by received and integrated information. The highest priority was obtained by knowledge provided in class has clear connection with the reality.

Keywords : Perceived quality; dimensions of quality; neuroscience knowledge.

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