Las competencias informacionales en las ciencias biomédicas: una aproximación a partir de la literatura publicada

Alfonso Sánchez, Ileana R. and Sánchez Tarragó, Nancy Las competencias informacionales en las ciencias biomédicas: una aproximación a partir de la literatura publicada. ACIMED, 2007, vol. 15, n. 2. [Journal article (Unpaginated)]


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English abstract

Today, the importance of informational competences, which include technological abilities for the biomedical professionals is acknowledged, due fundamentally to their function as mediators in the learning process along life and the practice of the medicine based on evidence, foci that intend, in last instance, to contribute to a medical attention of excellence. In the published literature, experiences in the identification, normalization, evaluation and development of the informational competences are reflected, although a marked emphasis in its technological component is perceived. From the analysis of the registered literature, fundamentally in the PubMED database, the evolution of the processing of these competences, as well as concrete experiences in different countries, in the dimensions of identification, normalization, evaluation and formation could be verified.

Spanish abstract

Hoy se reconoce la importancia de las competencias informacionales, que incluyen las habilidades tecnológicas para las profesiones biomédicas, fundamentalmente por su función mediadora en el aprendizaje a lo largo de toda la vida y la emergencia de la práctica de la medicina basada en evidencia, enfoques que pretenden, en última instancia, coadyuvar a una atención médica de excelencia. En la literatura publicada se reflejan experiencias en la identificación, normalización, evaluación y desarrollo de las competencias informacionales, aunque se percibe un marcado énfasis en su componente tecnológico. A partir del análisis de la literatura registrada, fundamentalmente en la base de datos PubMED, se pudo constatar la evolución del tratamiento de estas competencias y experiencias concretas en diferentes países, en las dimensiones de identificación, normalización, evaluación y formación.

Item type: Journal article (Unpaginated)
Keywords: Informational competences, technological competences, biomedicine, Competencias informacionales, competencias tecnológicas, biomedicina.
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information > BC. Information in society.
B. Information use and sociology of information > BH. Information needs and information requirements analysis.
Depositing user: Enrique Orduna-Malea
Date deposited: 05 Mar 2007
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:06


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