Metas de Enfermería

Metas de Enfermería

OCTUBRE 2016 N° 8 Volumen 19

The wheel of emotions: a game as a strategy for emotional education in the nursing degree

Section: ArtículoEspecial

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González Gil T, Argüello López MT, Canalejas Pérez C, González Blázquez C, Oter Quintana C, Torres Hidalgo A, et al. “Ruleta de emociones”: el juego como estrategia para la educación emocional en el Grado de Enfermería. Metas Enferm oct 2016; 19(8): 20-25.


Teresa González Gil1, Mª Teresa Argüello López2, Coro Canalejas Pérez2, Cristina González Blázquez1, Cristina Oter Quintana3, Adrián Torres Hidalgo4, Paloma Del Río Aragón4, Tatiana de la Morena Villoria5


1 Doctora. Sección Departamental de Enfermería. Facultad de Medicina. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid2 Licenciada en Pedagogía. Sección Departamental de Enfermería. Facultad de Medicina. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid3 Master en Ciencias de la Enfermería. Sección Departamental de Enfermería. Facultad de Medicina. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid4 Máster de Enfermería en Cuidados Críticos. Hospital Universitario La Paz5Enfermera. Hospital Universitario La Paz

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Teresa González Gil. Sección Departamental de Enfermería. Facultad de Medicina. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. C/ Arzobispo Morcillo, 4. 28029 Madrid

Contact email: mariat.gonzalez@uam.es


To strengthen the transversal development of emotional skills, allowing to understand and adjust emotions adequately, represents a challenge in the training of Nursing students.
In order to strengthen the reflection on the role of emotions in professional behaviour, a dynamic workshop has been designed through the “Wheel of Emotions” game. Two questionnaires were previously handed out in order to activate reflection. Sixteen (16) students in their fourth year participated in the game, working on 14 emotions. During the activity, students distinguished between emotions and analyzed different behaviours. They assessed the experience as rewarding.
Guided practices are a laboratory for testing emotional skills. Reflective methods represent powerful tools to become aware of our own emotions as well as the emotions of others. The Wheel of Emotions encourages to identify the emotions experienced, and to analyze the way to manage them.


Emotions; degree in Nursing; guided practices; emotional intelligenceexperimental games

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“Ruleta de emociones”: el juego como estrategia para la educación emocional en el Grado de Enfermería

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