From the hematology laboratory to clinical practice




Competency-Based Education, Medical Education, Problem-Based Learning


INTRODUCTION: It´s important that the study of the medical practice should be a continuous process in which knowledge, competencies and attitudes are generated through strategies as PBL (problem-based learning) which is effectuated employing clinical case analysis. OBJECTIVE: to describe the experience of problem-based learning strategy in the hematology laboratories of our institution in order to improve the learning process and clinical field practice. METHODOLOGY: After the development of the laboratory practices, the clinical cases are made and explained to the students by the teacher´s team, then the students have time to analyze it, and then diverse review questions are proposed in order to guide the student in the study of the proposed case, under the PBL methodology. Once the activity is explained to the class, they make teams that facilitate the knowledge and ideas intercourse. RESULTS: A better understanding of the theory of hematology laboratories after the solution of clinical cases was evidenced. CONCLUSION: The clinical-basic correlation in the hematology laboratory practice is an important matter for the correct development of competencies and attitudes through a more didactic methodology, so students can finally be able to perform and improve in a medical ambit and academic sphere.


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From the hematology laboratory to clinical practice . (2023). International Journal of Education and Health, 7, e4826.

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