The management of care: a social and legal function of chilean nursing

Introduction: The objective of this article is to reflect on the implication of the concept of management of nursing, making Latin-American countries that have incorporated the management of care aware of its norms and the chilean experience and the legal aspects that regulate the management of care...

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Main Authors: Ceballos Vásquez, Paula Andrea, Jara Rojas, Ana, Stiepovich Bertoni, Jasna, Aguilera Rojas, Pamela, Vílchez Barboza, Vivian
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: Universidad de Costa Rica 2015
Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/enfermeria/article/view/19733
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/19537
Summary: Introduction: The objective of this article is to reflect on the implication of the concept of management of nursing, making Latin-American countries that have incorporated the management of care aware of its norms and the chilean experience and the legal aspects that regulate the management of care are specifically presented.Development: To achieve this objective, a bibliographic revision of diverse mainstream magazines, texts and laws related to administration and Management of Care was carried out.Initially, the concept of management is analyzed with the purpose of comprehending why the nursing integrate it in its field of performance. To visualize later how some of the countries of Latin-America have incorporated it in their legal frameworks of management of Care care of nursing, and subsequently the experience of the Chilean chilean nursing with regard to the Management management of Care care is analyzed extensively.Conclusions: As final considerations it is indicated that the Management management of Care care is part of the social function of the nurses, for the daily work they are to perform incorporating the management, it would provide managing competencies and would permit the autonomous caretaking to these professionals.