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González Madrid, Marcela

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Academic background:
Nurse Midwife at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2002), specialist in Nursing of Adults with Cardiac Problems at the UC School of Nursing (2006) and Master in Nursing at the EEUC (2009).

Academic Category:
Assistant Teacher.

Research activities and publications (last 5 years):

  • Her line of research is the impact of cardiovascular diseases on the health of the population, self-management capacity and patient follow-up.
  • She has been awarded 3 research projects, one with national funding (co-investigator) and two projects with SoN funding (one as principal investigator).
  • She is the author of a technical book on heart disease for the Ministry of Health as first author (2014), awarded by public contest.

Undergraduate and graduate teaching activities (last 5 years):

  • She teaches undergraduate courses and coordinates courses in the area of adult nursing care: “Nursing Care”, “Accident Prevention and Management”, “Nursing Care of Adults and the Elderly”, ” Inpatient Hospital Internship”, “Nursing Care of Adults with Cardiovascular Problems” and “Problem Based Learning by Projects”.
  • In addition, due to her expertise in the cardiovascular area, she is invited to teach undergraduate courses.
  • She is part of the team of three teaching innovation projects developed in the SoN and funded by the UC in the area of Problem Based Learning Methodology (PBL) and the use of technological tools to facilitate learning.
  • She is the coordinator of a teaching innovation project related to procedural skills for the safe development of nursing clinical practice.
  • She coordinates and teaches in the specialty program in Nursing of Adults with Cardiac Problems.
  • In Continuing Education she participates in courses related to her area of expertise in the care of people with cardiac problems.

Extension and outreach activities (last 5 years):

  • She has given 10 oral presentations at national scientific events.