Articulation under covenants

By: Neylin Calderón

URACCAN for more than 10 years, signed an agreement with the Autonomous University of Nicaragua, León (UNAN-León), for the opening of the career of Intercultural Medicine in the Bilwi campus, that is why a commission led by the dean of the medical faculty of UNAN-León, visit the facilities of the campus with the purpose of conducting an introductory workshop and training to evaluators and students of the sixth year of the career.

Under the fulfillment of this agreement and in the institutional strengthening of the URACCAN, it is intended to evaluate the parameters that students achieve throughout the career, complying with the provisions of the agreement, "that UNAN-León would give him a whole accompaniment to the race so that we could open it", said Dr. Ivania López, coordinator of the health area of the Bilwi enclosure.

Career assessment

The meeting between the UNAN-León commission and URACCAN is for the purpose of agreeing on a work plan to know the facilities, conduct a workshop with the teachers or doctors who will be in charge of the evaluation, in the same way, meet with the 19 students currently in the sixth year of Intercultural Medicine at URACCAN, Bilwi campus.

In addition, details are finalised for the evaluation process to be carried out from 23 to 27 September of this year, Dr. Jorge Alemán, dean of the medical faculty of UNAN-León, said that "our intention as a partner of the origin of this program more than 10 years ago with URACCAN, is also to be methodological and pedagogical companions in order to evaluate and verify all the competencies that students from the point of view medically have achieved over the course of the race," he said.

According to Dr. Ivania López, this process in addition to evaluating students' skills also evaluates the work that the university is doing "because we are resource trainers and we are all contributing to our students forming as intercultural doctors", he concluded.

URACCAN in 25 years of academic training continues to create professionals with high social interest, proudly representing the peoples from which they come, as well as implementing the Regional Model of Health through intercultural physicians, with their own identity, values and principles relevant to the multicultural contexts of the Autonomous Regions.