Niveles de orientación empática en estudiantes de medicina de la Universidad Metropolitana de Barranquilla (Colombia)

Ana María Erazo-Coronado, Jimmy Larios Rosanía, Katherine Lobo-García, Medardo Fontalvo-Manga, Jorge Bilbao-Ramírez, Victor Díaz-Narváez, Jorge Bolaños-Barrios

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Objective: To assess the level of empathy of the students of the medical program of the Metropolitan University according to sex and levels of education. Subjects and methods: Is an exploratory and cross-sectional research. The population included students from first to sixth academic year of Medicine School (n = 1581 N =2061) and was distributed per year: first: 219; second: 324; third: 258; fourth 278; fifth: 359 and sixth: 143. Regarding gender, the sample composition was 435 (male) and female (435) = 1146. Data collection was conducted in July 2016. Participants were administered the Scale of Physician Empathy Jefferson (JSPE) in the Spanish version for medical students (S). Before being applied, the JSPE was subject to the discretion of judges in order to verify cultural and content validity. Results: In “Academic Years”, results were significant, not being so for “Gender” and interaction. It was observed that the average decreased until the third year, showing a slight increase in the fourth year, to fall again and increase again in the sixth year. Behavior is similar in both genders and both decline from first to third, showing and a slight increase begins from the fourth year.

Título traducido de la contribuciónEmpathy levels in medicine students of Metropolitana University of Barranquilla (Colombia)
Idioma originalEspañol
Páginas (desde-hasta)374-382
Número de páginas9
PublicaciónSalud Uninorte
Volumen34
N.º2
DOI
EstadoPublicada - 1 may 2018

Palabras clave

  • Empathy
  • Gender
  • Medicine
  • Students

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  • Medicina (todo)

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    Erazo-Coronado, A. M., Rosanía, J. L., Lobo-García, K., Fontalvo-Manga, M., Bilbao-Ramírez, J., Díaz-Narváez, V., & Bolaños-Barrios, J. (2018). Niveles de orientación empática en estudiantes de medicina de la Universidad Metropolitana de Barranquilla (Colombia). Salud Uninorte, 34(2), 374-382. https://doi.org/10.14482/sun.34.2.616