Rosario Fernández

Rosario Fernández
Universidad de Cantabria | UNICAN · Department of Nursing

PhD in Social and Cultural Anthropology. Anthropologist. Nurse

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September 2009 - November 2013
Universitat de Girona
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  • Lecturer

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Background In recent decades, the literature on Social Network Analysis and health has experienced a significant increase. Disease transmission, health behavior, organizational networks, social capital, and social support are among the different health areas where Social Network Analysis has been applied. The current epidemiological trend is charac...
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Objective: To describe the feelings about death of students enrolled in the Nursing Degree, who had not initiated their practicum in real care settings. Methods: Three-cohort observational study with open question analysis. The Collet-Lester Fear of Death Scale, the Questionnaire on factors to help dying in peace and ad hoc questionnaire with 6 ope...
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Social support networks occupy a priority position requiring attention in the processes of social inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities, during their transition to adult life. The objective of the study was to analyze social support from a relational approach through Personal Network Analysis. A total of 41 young people with mild intel...
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Technological changes have led to important advances in medical diagnoses and treatments that prolong the informal care process. Support from the personal network of informal care-givers is an undervalued resource and the changes that have occurred over time are unknown. The aim of this study was to analyze the changes in personal network support a...
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The COVID-19 pandemic has had significant repercussions for nursing home residents, their families, and professionals. The objective was to describe the perspectives of residents, their families, and nursing home employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. A scoping review was carried out using the PRISMA Extension for Scoping Reviews. The inclusion cr...
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La literatura sobre la valoración del Aula Invertida (AI) en la docencia para el final de la vida en la Educación Superior en Enfermería es escasa. Nuestros objetivos son: 1) presentar las características psicométricas de un cuestionario diseñado a tal efecto y 2) mostrar los resultados cuantitativos. El cuestionario presenta adecuadas propiedades...
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La situación provocada por la COVID‐19 impulsó la aplicación de la metodología del Aula Invertida en una asignatura del Grado de Enfermería. El objetivo de este estudio fue analizar el impacto de dicha metodología en las calificaciones de la asignatura. Los resultados mostraron un incremento de la puntuación en el examen final; además el alumnado p...
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A care pathway constitutes a complex care strategy for decision-making and the organization of processes in the care of complex chronic patients, avoiding the fragmentation of care. Health professionals play a decisive role in the implementation, development, and evaluation of care pathways. This study sought to explore nurses’ opinions on the care...
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The aim of this research is to explore and analyse the functional status and experiences of complex patients located at levels 3–4 of the risk pyramid of the chronic care model in primary care, within the hospital system of two regions in Spain. The design was a mixed design (COREQ). The participants were enrolled in programs for chronic complex pa...
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Aim To explore the perceptions of main caregivers regarding caring for chronic complex patients in two different regions of Spain. Background Spain is a country with an ageing population and a high number of people with chronic diseases. It is well known that the role of the caregiver is important to ensure quality of life and appropriate care. M...
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Background: High-fidelity simulation is being considered as a suitable environment for imparting the skills needed to deal with end-of-life (EOL) situations. The objective was to evaluate an EOL simulation project that introduced communication skills to nursing students who had not yet begun their training in real healthcare environments. Methods:...
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Resumen Objetivo Comparar la composición y la funcionalidad de apoyo social de redes personales de personas cuidadoras de Granada y Gipuzkoa en función del sexo y la provincia. Método Estudio transversal con metodología de análisis de redes personales. Se seleccionó una muestra de 66 personas cuidadoras segmentada por sexo en cada provincia. Se r...
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The worldwide burden of chronic illnesses, constitutes a major public health concern and a serious challenge for health systems. In addition to the strategies of self-management support developed by nursing and health organizations, an individual’s personal network represents a major resource of social support in the long-term. Adopting a cross-sec...
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The role of nursing students as future health promoters of healthy behaviors is influenced by their attitude towards smoking. A cross-sectional study using a self-administered survey was performed to analyze smoking prevalence among undergraduate the nursing students who attend nursing faculties in 2 European countries (Spain and Portugal) during a...
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Objective The aim of this review was to explore the experiences of nursing students participating in end-of-life education programs. Design A systematic review. Data sources Exhaustive literature searches were performed using seven electronic databases: Medline, Scopus, Web of Science, CINAHL Plus, Dialnet Plus, Eric and Cuiden Plus. Review meth...
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The field of health is one of the most relational environments that science knows, but the contacts between actors are rarely analyzed. The Theory of Networks conceptualizes the individual as part of a structure to which he nourishes, and from which he nourishes himself. Social Network Analysis (SNA) is the method that supports Network Theory. In t...
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Objective: To explore the association between immigrant status and performance of pap-smear and mammography, and to study the potential effect of social integration on that association. Method: Secondary analysis of the National Health Survey of Spain 2012. Individual data from 8944 women aged 18-75 were analyzed. Dependent variables were the perfo...
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Social support is an important predictor of the health of a population. Few studies have analyzed the influence of caregivers' personal networks from a gender perspective. The aim of this study was to analyze the composition, structure, and function of informal caregiver support networks and to examine gender differences. It also aimed to explore t...
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In the context of chronic illness, the individual’s social and relational environment plays a critical role as it can provide the informal support and care over time, beyond healthcare and social welfare institutions. Social Network Analysis represents an appropriate theoretical and methodological approach to study and understand social support sin...
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Analysis of social networks may be a useful tool for understanding the relationship between resilience and engagement, and this could be applied to educational methodologies, not only to improve academic performance, but also to create emotionally sustainable networks. This descriptive study was carried out on 134 university students. We collected...
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Background: Measurement of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is important for a chronic disease, such as dementia, which impairs the quality of life of affected patients in addition to their length of life. This is important in the context of economic evaluations when interventions do not (only) affect HRQoL and these other factors also affec...
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Within the context of the European Higher Education Area's requirement of competency-based assessments, the objective of the present study was to evaluate the Nursing Degree Practicum experience at the University of Girona (Spain) and ascertain student and faculty perceptions of the degree of competency achieved as a result of the practicum. This c...
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Desde la creación del Espacio Europeo de Educación Superior (EEES), la metodología basada en aprendizaje reflexivo, ha cobrado un interés creciente desde el punto de vista teórico y empírico. Uno de los aspectos metodológicos más controvertidos y que han suscitado mayor interés, es el de la evaluación de las narraciones reflexivas escritas como res...
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El ARS o SNA (Análisis de Redes Sociales, Social Network Analysis), es una perspectiva de investigación distintiva dentro de las ciencias sociales que abarca un conjunto de métodos, modelos y aplicaciones que se expresan en términos de conceptos o procesos relacionales basada en el supuesto de la importancia de las relaciones entre las unidades que...
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The social environment is a priority in the care of people living with a chronic illness to the extent that guarantees the continuation of care and needs of the disease outside of the healthcare institutions. Thus, is necessary to know the content of social support that personal relationships contain as well as the factors that modulate and conditi...
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Background Adapting university programmes to European Higher Education Area criteria has required substantial changes in curricula and teaching methodologies. Reflective learning (RL) has attracted growing interest and occupies an important place in the scientific literature on theoretical and methodological aspects of university instruction. Howev...
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This article presents the results of a study aimed at determining the perceptions of students participating in reflective learning (RL) experiences at the University of Girona (Spain), specifically regarding the benefits and challenges of this methodology. Four focus groups were organized with students who had participated in RL experiences on four...
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Despite an increase in university teaching practices based on reflective learning methodology (RL), only very few studies are found in the context of higher education aimed at determining students’ perception of this approach to teaching and learning. The aim of this research was to ascertain the opinions of students on different university degr...
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Prólogo realizado por Jose Luis Molina. Capítulo introductorio que recoge los conceptos básicos del ARS. Casos prácticos con aplicación del ARS al contexto del management, transferencia de conocimiento, salud pública y marketing digital.
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Este libro recoge un capítulo introductorio sobre los conceptos básicos del Análisis de Redes Sociales (ARS). Su contenido principal está fundamentado en casos prácticos de la aplicación del ARS al contexto de: capital social y management, salud y epidemiología, transferencia de información, marketing digital, etc. El prólogo está fue llevado a cab...
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Innovative teaching and learning methods are current key topics developed at universities with the intention to promote lifelong learning. Reflective Learning is a learning methodology that induces students to reflection processes on all sources of knowledge and is based on understanding complex situations, developing personal abilities and enhanci...
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A descriptive, exploratory study is presented based on a questionnaire regarding the following aspects of reflective learning: a) self-knowledge, b) relating experience to knowledge, c) self-reflection, and d) self-regulation of the learning processes. The questionnaire was completed by students studying four different degree courses (social educat...
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The search of new health management formulas focused to give wide services is one of the priorities of our present health policies. Those formulas examine the optimization of the links between the main actors involved in public health, ie, users, professionals, local socio-political and corporate agents. This paper is aimed to introduce the Social...
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The search of new health management formulas focused to give wide services is one of the priorities of our present health policies. Those formulas examine the optimization of the links between the main actors involved in public health, ie, users, professionals, local socio-political and corporate agents. This paper is aimed to introduce the Social...
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RESUMEN: El objetivo de la investigación que se presenta en este artículo es conocer las valoraciones de los estudiantes de grados universitarios sobre la incidencia de la metodología del aprendizaje reflexivo en distintos aspectos de su aprendizaje, y obtener datos sobre las principales dificultades que han encontrado y las contribuciones de esta...
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Through the construct "The sense of coherence" (SOC), the salutogenic model explains why people subjected to stressors are able to maintain good health. The SOC was defined by Antonovsky as a global orientation that expresses the extent to which a person has a highly internalized, permanent - but at the same time dynamic - feeling of confidence; th...
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Through the construct “The sense of coherence” (SOC), the salutogenic model explains why people subjected to stressors are able to maintain good health. The SOC was defined by Antonovsky as a global orientation that expresses the extent to which a person has a highly internalized, permanent – but at the same time dynamic – feeling of confidence; th...
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This paper shows how social support can be better understood through personal networks, as far as all types of relationships are taking into account. This holistic perspective allows the better understanding of changes that occur in the social environment of people affected by a dramatic situation like the illness of a child. We illustrate this cha...
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REcIeroo: 11/10/07; AcEPrADo: 23/3/08 RESUMEN En este trabajo se pretende mostrar cómo el estudio de las redes personales permite aproximarse al apoyo social de una forma integral, incorporando las aportaciones realizadas hasta ahora en este campo en una visión holista de la persona. Gracias a un estudio de caso y a una encuesta a 360 personas en E...
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This paper shows how social support can be better understood through personal networks, as far as all types of relationships are taking into account. This holistic perspective allows the better understanding of changes that occur in the social environment of people affected by a dramatic situation like the illness of a child. We illustrate this cha...
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In recent years the social environment has been recognized as a structural, cultural, interpersonal and psychologically complex system with adaptive and adjustment properties in situations related to the processes of health and disease and also as a system which contains stressful and buffer elements. It justifies an increasing interest towards the...
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periferia.name 1 revista de recerca i investigació en antropologia 1 Redes sociales, apoyo social y salud Roser Fernández Peña – Antropología Social y Cultural, UAB 1 Resumen En los últimos años, el ambiente social ha sido reconocido como un complejo sistema estructural, cultural, interpersonal y psicológico con propiedades adaptativas y de ajuste...
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Descripció de l'incorporada en el Pràcticum de Primer de Grau d'Infermeria de l’Escola Universitària d'Infermeria de la UdG i primera valoració de la seva implantació

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Dear colleagues
I am interested in knowing the average time it takes to register a scoping review protocol at Open Science Framework.
Either if the protocol is evaluated in that time or the evaluation takes longer.
Thank you in advance
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Does anyone know any paper about the effects of lockdown no the Informal caregivers and the.care of persons with dementia?

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The International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, has launched a new special issue on " Social support and Social Networks in Long Term conditions". More information about the scope of the special issue is available at: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/ijerph/special_issues/support_conditions
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The "International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health", has launched a Special Issue on " Social Support and Social Networks in Long-Term Conditions". More information on the scope of the special issue is available at https://www.mdpi.com/journal/ijerph/special_issues/support_conditions
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formales e informales para cuidar con que cuentan las personas cuidadoras de Andalucía en diferentes momentos del proceso de cuidados, así como su relación con la sobrecarga y la salud. OBJETIVOS ESPECÍFICOS 1. Estudiar las características de estructura, composición y contenido funcional en apoyo social de las redes personales de las personas cuidadoras, así como sus diferencias en función del sexo. 2. Analizar la evolución de las redes personales y apoyos para cuidar de las mujeres y los hombres en diferentes momentos del proceso de cuidados, identificando las redes y los apoyos que han permanecido activos e inactivos a lo largo del periodo de estudio. 3. Analizar la relación de las características y evolución de las redes personales y apoyos para cuidar con la sobrecarga y la salud de las mujeres y los hombres cuidadores a lo largo del tiempo de estudio.