Thematic profiles of the undergraduate thesis of Biomedicine course of Bahiana, Brazil

Lara São Pedro Caldas, Ysis Gabrielle Domingos Santos, Artur Gomes Dias-Lima, Vanessa Silva Brito, Geraldo Argolo Ferraro, Gabriel Andrade Nonato Queiroz

Abstract


INTRODUCTION: The Biomedicine course of the Bahian School of Medicine and Public Health (EBMSP) was authorized by the Ministry of Education and Culture (MEC) on December 26, 2002 and recognized on January 23, 2007, the entire operation is the 4,158 hours of total course workload divided by 8 semesters. Undergraduate thesis (UT) is required for degree placement. AIM: To evaluate the thematic profiles of the undergraduate thesis carried out by students of the Biomedicine course of the EBMSP. MATERIALS AND METHODS: UTs from 2006 to 2018 were evaluated through the abstracts of the TCCs and then classified according to the type of study (revision or experimental), style (article or monograph), in relation to the graduation matters, in relation to areas of CAPES and in relation to the areas of biomedicine. The data tabulation was performed by Excel and graphs were done in Graphpad prism. A greater number of reviews and monographs were found. RESULTS: The most frequent discipline of the Biomedicine course  was microbiology with 55 papers (14.21%), followed by Parasitology with 35 (9.04%) and Immunology with 33 (8.53%). For the major área of the CAPES, Biological Sciences was the most frequent and the area most frequently occupation area was also microbiology. In addition, the number of retrieved TCCs was representative, most of them in literature review format and monograph style. CONCLUSION: It is noticed that the adequate storage of the works is of extreme importance for several analyzes, such as updates in the curriculum, perceptions of the disciplines in relation to the labor market and research areas.

Keywords


Biomedicine. TCC. Article. Monography.



DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17267/2594-7907ijhe.v3i1.2384

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