Sociological study: foundations of the professional identity of nursing students in Peruvian universities

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Miriam Zulema Espinoza Véliz, Antony Paul Espiritu Martínez, Melvi Janett Espinoza Egoavil, Karina Liliana Espinoza Véliz, Oscar Abel Figueroa Mejía


A documentary review was conducted on the production and publication of research papers related to the study of the variable Sociological study, Foundations of professional identity of nursing students. The purpose of the bibliometric analysis proposed in this document is to know the main characteristics of the volume of publications registered in Scopus database during the period 2015-2020 in Latin American countries, achieving the identification of 65 publications. The information provided by said platform, was organized by means of graphs and figures categorizing the information by Year of Publication, Country of Origin, Area of Knowledge and Type of Publication. Once these characteristics were described, the position of different authors regarding the proposed topic was referenced by means of a qualitative analysis. Among the main findings of this research, it is found that Brazil, with 52 publications, is the Latin American country with the highest production. The area of knowledge that made the greatest contribution to the construction of bibliographic material referring to the study of the foundations of the professional identity of nursing students was nursing with 55 published documents, and the type of publication that was most used during the aforementioned period was the journal article, which represents 86% of the total scientific production.

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