Revista Ciencias de la Salud
Print version ISSN 1692-7273
MARTINEZ-MATHEUS, Margin; RODRIGUEZ-IBAGUE, Luis Fernando and CARDENAS-LLANO, Claudia Liliana. Management indicators in the field academic programs (pac) physical therapy program at the university of rosario, 2004-2007. Rev. Cienc. Salud [online]. 2010, vol.8, n.3, pp. 7-18. ISSN 1692-7273.
Introduction: The Physical Therapy program at Rosario University in its social responsibility to create a positive impact on the community and its aim of training professionals, counts on Field Academic Programs (FAP), which are considered a strong strategy of extending the University. FAPs contribute to the acquisition of skills for the development of processes in students including acting-doing-creating in order to solve problems in a real area of practice. From this perspective, the FAP of Physical Therapy show their ongoing, through the measurement of process and outcome indicators proposed in the Program to provide useful information to the reorientation and continuous updating of program contents in the subject matters and the FAP itself. Method and materials: The following article presents an analysis of demand indicators by gender, Social Security Regimen for Health, procedure and morbidity of Integral Pediatric Field Academic Programs, Integral Adult and Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehabilitation with the purpose of establishing the characteristics of the target population, which is under the provision of services and seek verifiable information to support the construction of change processes within the continuous improvement dynamic every institution must possess. Objective: Such monitoring is useful for making decisions about of planning academic, which contribute to improve planning processes, to facilitate compliance of the training purposes of each practice. Therefore, become an element of analysis to directives, instructors and students in guidind the process of academic and administrative management and feedback processes of academic planning and programming. Conclusions: The results obtained in the analysis of morbidity data in the field's academic programs show the following behavior during the years 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007: In the pediatric FAP, the highest incidence of asthma corresponds to 37.2% and the lowest incidence covers congenital hip dislocation and mental disease of central origin with 0.1%; 58% of users are male and 81% of users belong to the contributory regimen. In adults FAP morbidity, the highest incidence of COPD is 23.2%, and the lowest incidence correspond to lower back pain with 2.4%; most treated users are men with 58%, and 58% of users belong to the contributory regimen. In the cardiac/pulmonary rehabilitation FAP, the highest incidence of COPD was 40%, followed by pneumonia with 17% and with a lower incidence to asthma with 2%; 54% of users are male, and 91% of users belong to the subsidized regimen.
Keywords : practice; indicators; field academic programs.