Design of a proficiency-based skills training curriculum for the fundamentals of laparoscopic surgery.

@article{Ritter2007DesignOA,
  title={Design of a proficiency-based skills training curriculum for the fundamentals of laparoscopic surgery.},
  author={Elizabeth Ritter and Daniel J Scott},
  journal={Surgical innovation},
  year={2007},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={
          107-12
        }
}
Currently, no optimal curriculum exists for the Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS) manual skills training program. The objective was to create a proficiency-based training curriculum that would allow both successful completion of the FLS manual skills exam and improved performance in the operating room. Two experienced laparoscopic surgeons performed 5 consecutive repetitions of all 5 FLS tasks. The mean performance times for both subjects were determined. Error parameters for each task… CONTINUE READING
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