Hospital pedagogy as support for the construction of identity in chronic hospitalized students, Peru

Fernando Ledesma Perez, Maria Petronila Caycho Avalos, Juana Cruz Montero, Silvia Rodriguez Melgar, Estefany Escudero Mori


Hospital pedagogy implies the presence of the teacher in the environment in which the sick student is to accompany him in his process of cognitive, affective and social development and contribute the elements of understanding to his current condition and in that sense, the educational process is becomes the support for the construction of the identity of chronic hospitalized students. This research aims to understand hospital pedagogy as a support in the construction of identity in chronic hospitalized students, Lima, 2017, qualitative approach, ethnomethodological method, non-participant observation technique, the semi-structured interview was used and the stories were submitted to the analysis of domains and analysis of categories that allowed the understanding of the cultural scene and the sense of identity and the interpretation of how they construct their identity through practices and values, which are acquired through interaction with their environment; relatives, doctors, nurses, auxiliaries, volunteers and friends.


Hospital pedagogy, identity, construction, hospitalized student

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