Nursing Practice in the Social Context
Academic Unit: Faculty of Nursing
Colombian Ministry of Science
Medical and health sciences
GIPECS is formed by professors along with undergraduate and graduate students from various disciplines. This generates scientific knowledge related to the nursing care of life and health of people, which promotes the social appropriation of knowledge and social innovation in Health. The topics of study are health care, the aging population, informal caregivers, vulnerable populations, chronically ill patients, and the management and quality of care.
Research Areas and Topics
- Culture and Health Care.
- Nursing care for perioperative patients.
- Nursing care for the adult in a chronic state.
- Nursing care and caregivers.
- Management of the quality of care.
- History of Nursing.
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
We work jointly with the health ministry of the Archdiocese of Medellin in the “Nursing Care for the Caregivers” program with the communities of La Honda and La Cruz, with groups in the University Classrooms for the Elderly, with specific groups of the university health care provider), and with San Vicente Foundation Hospital.
At an international level, we work with McGill University (Canada), with whom we reached an agreement for research work, and with the University of Sao Paulo in the area of Technological Innovation in Nursing.
Consultancies, training and workshops on territorial management in health, primary health care, nursing care for caregivers, vulnerable groups, patients with chronic diseases, and University Classroom for the Elderly aimed at non-governmental and governmental health institutions.