Examen nacional de enfermería en Chile: Importancia y desafíos

Translated title of the contribution: National exam of nursing in Chile: The importance and challenges

Angela Castellano Salas, Cristina Tagle Vargas, Luz Galdames Cabrera, Náyade Riquelme Pereira, Cecilia Landman Navarro, Sonia Peroni Parraguez

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Assessing the quality of education of graduates, through a national exam, is a recent activity in Chile, however, international experience is extensive and varied. This article shows the need and importance of some form of measurement of skills in graduates of nursing careers, the characteristics of the assessments made by some countries that have implemented it, as well as policies and organizations regulating its implementation. It also describes the experience of implementation of a national exam in the area of health in Chile, such as medicine and nursing.

Translated title of the contributionNational exam of nursing in Chile: The importance and challenges
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)27-36
Number of pages10
JournalCiencia y Enfermeria
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)


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