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A case-based tool to assess college students’ perceptions about ethical competence

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dc.contributor.author González Cuevas, Gustavo
dc.contributor.author López del Hierro Casado, Marta
dc.contributor.author Hernando Jeréz, María Asunción
dc.contributor.author Martínez Alsina, Nieves
dc.date.accessioned 2017-11-10T09:27:53Z
dc.date.available 2017-11-10T09:27:53Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.citation González Cuevas, G., López del Hierro Casado, M., Hernando Jeréz, M. A., & Martínez Alsina, N. (2017). A case-based tool to assess college students’ perceptions about ethical competence. In 3rd International Conference on Higher Education Advances: HEAd’17 (Universitat Politècnica de València, June 21-23, 2017). spa
dc.identifier.isbn 9788490485903
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11268/6752
dc.description.abstract The main objective of this study was to design a new tool to explore the perception of professionally-related ethical values in Health Sciences undergraduate students. For this purpose, 24 conversational interviews, as well as an extensive literature review, were initially employed. Then, five ethical values were selected: respect for the patient, altruism, empathy, responsibility for my actions, and lifelong learning. Next, twenty cases with ethical dilemmas were created with protagonists pertaining to four degrees in the Health Sciences: Nursing, Dentistry, Physical Therapy, and Medicine. These cases were examined by professionals from these fields and presented to a sample of students to analyze their functioning. Our results indicate that the cases are easy to understand as most cases were identified correctly. Interestingly, students reported “respect for the patient” as the most important ethical value. The least important value was “altruism.” This new tool adds a practical perspective based on clinical cases with real-life dilemmas. Further studies are needed to continue exploring this topic. spa
dc.description.sponsorship SIN FINANCIACION spa
dc.language.iso eng spa
dc.publisher Universitat Politècnica de València spa
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 Internacional *
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/ *
dc.title A case-based tool to assess college students’ perceptions about ethical competence spa
dc.type conferenceObject spa
dc.description.impact No data (2017) spa
dc.identifier.doi 10.4995/HEAd17.2017.5581
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess spa
dc.subject.uem Estudiantes universitarios spa
dc.subject.uem Ciencias de la salud spa
dc.subject.unesco Estudiante universitario spa
dc.subject.unesco Salud spa
dc.description.filiation UEM spa
dc.peerreviewed Si spa


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