Research Article
Volume 4 Issue 3 - 2022
Validation of a Nursing Intervention Strategy as Postgraduate Improvement for Professionals Working in Pediatric Surgical Areas

C Niurka Milán Dobson*

Faculty of Nursing “Lidia Doce”, University of Medical Sciences of Havana, Cuba
*Corresponding Author: C Niurka Milán Dobson, Faculty of Nursing “Lidia Doce”, University of Medical Sciences of Havana, Cuba.
Received: July 22, 2021; Published: February 25, 2022


Introduction: The medical university has the social task of updating and preparing the professionals who work in the National Health System, including postgraduate preparation as a priority aspect.

Objective: Validate a Nursing Intervention Strategy as postgraduate improvement for professionals working in Pediatric Surgical Areas.

Methods: Intervention and development study with pre-experimental design in the period from February 2017 to February 2019 at the William Soler Pediatric Hospital, supported by the number of beds, surgeries performed per year and conditions with more surgical demands, to compare the results of two performance tests carried out on a sample of 30 graduates who work in the surgical area. The following work hypothesis was considered: If the actions of the Nursing Intervention Strategy are executed, the improvement of the professional performance of the Nursing Graduate is achieved from the development of care skills during the care of patients who require surgical interventions.

Results: With the proposed intervention, the improvement of professional performance was achieved from the development of care skills given the need for postgraduate training for Nursing Graduates.

Conclusion: The comparison of the results of the performance tests to the Graduates in Nursing users of the strategy through the different forms of organization of teaching allowed to demonstrate the proposed work hypothesis, and to show that with the preparation received, the improvement of the professional performance.


Keywords: Strategy; Surgical Area; Intervention; Overcoming; Nursing


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