Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE)-based Assessment of the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Course in Iran

Objective: To evaluate the effect of advance trauma life support (ATLS®) training on general surgery residents clinical reasoning skills using the national boards-style objective structured clinical examination (OSCE).Methods: This cross-sectional single-center study was conducted in Shiraz Universi...

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Main Authors: Hamid Reza Abbasi, Mitra Amini, Shahram Bolandparvaz, Shahram Paydar, Jameel Ali, Sepideh Sefidbakht
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Language:English
Published: Shiraz University of Medical Sciences 2016-04-01
Series:Bulletin of Emergency and Trauma
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Online Access:http://beat.sums.ac.ir/article_44321_2e7e9b6f67096ede424fcc92a6052714.pdf
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spelling doaj-ee6c8e6d4dd1403799a1c0b1f21958da2020-11-25T01:17:49ZengShiraz University of Medical SciencesBulletin of Emergency and Trauma2322-25222322-39602016-04-014Issue 2757944321Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE)-based Assessment of the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Course in IranHamid Reza Abbasi0Mitra AminiShahram BolandparvazShahram PaydarJameel AliSepideh SefidbakhtMD, Associate Professor of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IranObjective: To evaluate the effect of advance trauma life support (ATLS®) training on general surgery residents clinical reasoning skills using the national boards-style objective structured clinical examination (OSCE).Methods: This cross-sectional single-center study was conducted in Shiraz University of Medical Sciences including 51 surgery residents that participated in a mandatory national board style OSCE between May 2014 and May 2015. OSCE scores of two groups of general surgery residents including 23 ATLS® trained and 28 non-ATLS® trained were compared using Mann-Whitney U test. The exam was graded out of 20 points and the passing score was ≥14 including 40% trauma cases.Results: There were 8(15.7%) women and 43(84.3%) men among the participants with mean age of 31.12 ± 2.69 and 33.67 ± 4.39 years in women and men respectively. Overall 7 (87.5%) women and 34 (79.07%) men passed the OSCE. The trauma section OSCE score was significantly higher in the ATLS® trained participants when compared to non-ATLS®(7.79 ± 0.81vs.6.90 ± 1.00; p=0.001). In addition, the total score was also significantly higher in ATLS® trained residents (16.07 ± 1.41 vs. 14.60 ± 1.40; p=0.001). There was no association between gender and ATLS® score (p=0.245) or passing the OSCE (p=0.503).Conclusion: ATLS® training is associated with improved overall OSCE scores of general surgery residents completing the board examinations suggesting a positive transfer of ATLS learned skills to management of simulated surgical patients including trauma cases.http://beat.sums.ac.ir/article_44321_2e7e9b6f67096ede424fcc92a6052714.pdfObjective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE)Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS®)TraumaCourseSurgeonsIran
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author Hamid Reza Abbasi
Mitra Amini
Shahram Bolandparvaz
Shahram Paydar
Jameel Ali
Sepideh Sefidbakht
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Mitra Amini
Shahram Bolandparvaz
Shahram Paydar
Jameel Ali
Sepideh Sefidbakht
Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE)-based Assessment of the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Course in Iran
Bulletin of Emergency and Trauma
Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE)
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS®)
Trauma
Course
Surgeons
Iran
author_facet Hamid Reza Abbasi
Mitra Amini
Shahram Bolandparvaz
Shahram Paydar
Jameel Ali
Sepideh Sefidbakht
author_sort Hamid Reza Abbasi
title Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE)-based Assessment of the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Course in Iran
title_short Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE)-based Assessment of the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Course in Iran
title_full Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE)-based Assessment of the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Course in Iran
title_fullStr Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE)-based Assessment of the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Course in Iran
title_full_unstemmed Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE)-based Assessment of the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Course in Iran
title_sort objective structured clinical examination (osce)-based assessment of the advanced trauma life support (atls) course in iran
publisher Shiraz University of Medical Sciences
series Bulletin of Emergency and Trauma
issn 2322-2522
2322-3960
publishDate 2016-04-01
description Objective: To evaluate the effect of advance trauma life support (ATLS®) training on general surgery residents clinical reasoning skills using the national boards-style objective structured clinical examination (OSCE).Methods: This cross-sectional single-center study was conducted in Shiraz University of Medical Sciences including 51 surgery residents that participated in a mandatory national board style OSCE between May 2014 and May 2015. OSCE scores of two groups of general surgery residents including 23 ATLS® trained and 28 non-ATLS® trained were compared using Mann-Whitney U test. The exam was graded out of 20 points and the passing score was ≥14 including 40% trauma cases.Results: There were 8(15.7%) women and 43(84.3%) men among the participants with mean age of 31.12 ± 2.69 and 33.67 ± 4.39 years in women and men respectively. Overall 7 (87.5%) women and 34 (79.07%) men passed the OSCE. The trauma section OSCE score was significantly higher in the ATLS® trained participants when compared to non-ATLS®(7.79 ± 0.81vs.6.90 ± 1.00; p=0.001). In addition, the total score was also significantly higher in ATLS® trained residents (16.07 ± 1.41 vs. 14.60 ± 1.40; p=0.001). There was no association between gender and ATLS® score (p=0.245) or passing the OSCE (p=0.503).Conclusion: ATLS® training is associated with improved overall OSCE scores of general surgery residents completing the board examinations suggesting a positive transfer of ATLS learned skills to management of simulated surgical patients including trauma cases.
topic Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE)
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS®)
Trauma
Course
Surgeons
Iran
url http://beat.sums.ac.ir/article_44321_2e7e9b6f67096ede424fcc92a6052714.pdf
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