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Abarca González, Esmeralda

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Academic Background:

Nurse with an academic diploma in Adult Nursing at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2014), Master in Nursing UC (2017). She has a diploma in university teaching UC (2021) in 2021 and a diploma in the area of caregiver care from the National University of Colombia (2018). She is a therapist in bioenergetic medicine (2019) and a quantum wellness consultant (2020).

Academic Category:

Adjunt Instructor

Research activities and publications (last 5 years):

  • Her line of research is Care of caregivers of independent or dependent elderly people and complementary and integrative medicines.
  • She has adjudicated 3 research projects, 1 with national funding and 2 with EEUC funding as co-investigator.
  • She is the author of 6 publications, 3 are articles indexed in ISI/Scopus (2 as main author and correspondence), 1 article indexed in Scielo (co-author) and 1 article indexed in other databases (first author).
  • She is co-author of a Handbook on coping and bereavement support for health professionals.

Activities in undergraduate teaching and continuing education (last 5 years):

  • She teaches in undergraduate courses related to health care for adults: “Nursing Care for adults and the elderly”, “Nursing Care in the Vital Cycle”, ” Inpatient Nursing Internship”, “Nursing Care”, “Prevention and Management of Accidents”.
  • She also teaches continuing education in the course “Strategies of the health team for a humanized care” of the Diploma “Care of the person with health problems in priority areas”.