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A Surgical Simulation Curriculum for Senior Medical Students Based on TeamSTEPPS

A Surgical Simulation Curriculum for Senior Medical Students Based on TeamSTEPPS ORIGINAL ARTICLE A Surgical Simulation Curriculum for Senior Medical Students Based on TeamSTEPPS Andreas H. Meier, MD, MEd; Maggie L. Boehler, RN, MS; Chris M. McDowell, MD, MEd; Cathy Schwind, RN, MS; Steve Markwell, MA; Nicole K. Roberts, PhD; Hilary Sanfey, MBBCh, MPHE Objective: To investigate whether the existing Team Participants: Seventeen students participated and com- Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Pa- pleted the study. tient Safety (TeamSTEPPS) curriculum can effectively Results: The self-evaluation scores improved from 12.76 teach senior medical students team skills. to 16.06 (P.001). The increase was significant for all of the TeamSTEPPS competencies and highest for lead- Design: Single-group preintervention and postinterven- ership skills (from 2.2 to 3.2; P.001). The multiple- tion study. choice score rose from 84.9% to 94.1% (P.01). The post- intervention video ratings were significantly higher for Setting and Intervention: We integrated a TeamSTEPPS both instruments (TeamSTEPPS, from 2.99 to 3.56; module into our existing resident readiness elective. The P.01; and NOTECHS, from 4.07 to 4.59; P.001). curriculum included interactive didactic sessions, discus- sion groups, role-plays, and videotaped immersive simu- Conclusions: The curriculum led to improved self- lation scenarios. evaluation and multiple-choice scores as well as im- proved team skills http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Surgery American Medical Association

A Surgical Simulation Curriculum for Senior Medical Students Based on TeamSTEPPS

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright 2012 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
2168-6254
eISSN
2168-6262
DOI
10.1001/archsurg.2012.1340
pmid
22911075
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Abstract

ORIGINAL ARTICLE A Surgical Simulation Curriculum for Senior Medical Students Based on TeamSTEPPS Andreas H. Meier, MD, MEd; Maggie L. Boehler, RN, MS; Chris M. McDowell, MD, MEd; Cathy Schwind, RN, MS; Steve Markwell, MA; Nicole K. Roberts, PhD; Hilary Sanfey, MBBCh, MPHE Objective: To investigate whether the existing Team Participants: Seventeen students participated and com- Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Pa- pleted the study. tient Safety (TeamSTEPPS) curriculum can effectively Results: The self-evaluation scores improved from 12.76 teach senior medical students team skills. to 16.06 (P.001). The increase was significant for all of the TeamSTEPPS competencies and highest for lead- Design: Single-group preintervention and postinterven- ership skills (from 2.2 to 3.2; P.001). The multiple- tion study. choice score rose from 84.9% to 94.1% (P.01). The post- intervention video ratings were significantly higher for Setting and Intervention: We integrated a TeamSTEPPS both instruments (TeamSTEPPS, from 2.99 to 3.56; module into our existing resident readiness elective. The P.01; and NOTECHS, from 4.07 to 4.59; P.001). curriculum included interactive didactic sessions, discus- sion groups, role-plays, and videotaped immersive simu- Conclusions: The curriculum led to improved self- lation scenarios. evaluation and multiple-choice scores as well as im- proved team skills

Journal

JAMA SurgeryAmerican Medical Association

Published: Aug 1, 2012

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